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December 3rd 2010

Maiquel Falcao arrested in Brazil on assault charge

Chute Boxe middleweight Maiquel Falcao – who recently debuted in the UFC with a victory over Gerald Harris - was arrested today in Pelotas, South Brazil by local police. Falcao was apprehended after giving an interview to Grupo Brasil de Comunicação. According to witnesses, there was no resistance. The arrest came as police fulfilled a Judicial...
December 3rd 2010

TUF 12 Finale: Weigh-in results

The official fighter weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s Ultimate Fighter Season 12 Finale were held at The Palms Casino Resort this afternoon. All fighters made weight without issue apart from Nick Pace, who was two pounds over the limit for his bantamweight match with Will Campuzano. Headliners Michael Johnson and Jonathan Brookins - who are competing for the...
December 3rd 2010

Paixao: "I am going kamikaze tomorrow"

Nobody can accuse Fredson Paixao of not selling tomorrow night’s fight with Pablo Garza sufficiently.“I am looking to make a great fight, I am coming to kill. I will copy the kamikaze for this fight, I come kamikaze. I will go for knockout or submission,” he told Fighters Only earlier.And with a slightly manic grin on his face he added, ...
December 3rd 2010

Q &A with Demian Maia

We stopped in on UFC middleweight Demian Maia to get a few words about the fight with Kendall Grove which headlines tomorrow night’s TUF 12 finale.On hearing that Grove requested Maia as an opponent:“I didn’t know that he asked for this fight! This is the first time I have heard that. But I think its normal [to ask for certain opponents] if you...
December 2nd 2010

Q & A with Fredson Paixao (UFC debut this weekend)

On December 4th, Fredson Paixao will make his UFC debut against Pablo Garza at ‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 Finale’. The event is being held at The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada.Paixao (which translates as ‘passion’ in English) sat down with Eduardo Cruz – of Fighters Only Brazil staff – and gave the following...
December 2nd 2010

Machida won't pass comment on Dana's appraisal

Lyoto Machida took a little swipe at UFC president Dana White during a series of messages posted to his Twitter account today.The former light-heavyweight champion came off as a little across about White’s insistence that he was the rightful loser of the UFC 123 fight with Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson.“I was glad with my performance, with my...
December 2nd 2010

Sonnen suspension halved at CSAC hearing

Chael Sonnen got half a result at today’s meeting of the California State Athletic Commission.His one-year suspension for failing a drug test at UFC 117 was cut in half by the commission, but the $2,500 fine remained in place.Two members of the commission had motioned for Sonnen’s fine and suspension to remain untouched but the motion failed when the...
December 2nd 2010

Recap: 2010 World MMA Awards winners

Here's the full list of your winners in this year's World MMA Awards, presented by Fighters OnlyThe ‘Charles ‘Mask’  Lewis’ Fighter of the Year Award   Winner: Jose Aldo Outstanding Contribution to MMA Winner: Randy Couture Fight of the Year        Winner: Anderson Silva v Chael...
December 2nd 2010

Fight of the Year 2010: Anderson vs Sonnen

There were some serious wars up for the ‘Fight of the Year’ award but in the end there could be only one winner. And it was…. Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen at UFC 117.Fans voted for this one for droves and it is easy to see why. This fight was like the MMA version of a Rocky movie, and all played out in real life.First, we had the awesome tension...