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September 24th 2010

Sonnen, Wanderlei and Belfort predict UFC 119 fights

With UFC 119 just a few days away, Fighters Only spoke to a few top pros and asked them to make their picks for a few of the main fights. Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva made some choices in a video interview transcribed below (interview undertaken just prior to Sonnen receiving notice about his failed drugs test).Chael Sonnen on…Frank Mir...
September 24th 2010

Sunday last day for nominations in World MMA Awards 2010

Nominations for the World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2010 close on Sunday 26th September - giving you just three days including today to get your nominations in if you haven’t already. The World MMA Awards are a prestigious annual event celebrating the mixed martial arts industry and are now in their third year. The nominations stage is the first part of a...
September 24th 2010

GSP boxing clever, says Roach has him hitting harder than ever

On a recent UFC conference call, Josh Koscheck told Georges St. Pierre he was wasting his “time and money” training his boxing under renowned coach Freddie Roach, telling the French-Canadian welterweight champion that the skills he learned would not be transferable.But St. Pierre said this week that training with Roach has been a real eye-opener and has...
September 24th 2010

Exclusive: Picture of CroCop's eye moments after sparring injury

Fighters Only is finally able to publish the picture of the eye injury Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic suffered in his final sparring session preparing for UFC 119.Filipovic sent the picture to Fighters Only staff writer John Joe O’Regan a day after suffering the injury, but asked that it not be published until he had received absolute clearance to fight...
September 24th 2010

UFC 119 weigh-in results

All 22 fighters competing on the UFC 119 card made weight without any issues at the official fighter weigh ins on Friday.Headliners Frank Mir and Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic weighed 252 pounds and 227 pounds respectively, giving Mir a 27 pound weight advantage.Neither had much to say after weighing in, with both saying little to Joe Rogan beyond expressing...
September 24th 2010

Bisping: "Hendo loss was best thing that could have happened"

Odd as it might sound, Michael Bisping says the loss to Dan Henderson at UFC 100 was the best thing that ever happened to him. The UK middleweight says the stoppage loss - which was the first of his career - caused him to look at aspects of his training.“In terms of my mindset right now, I'm more confident than I've ever been before. I've had my ups and my...
September 24th 2010

Duffee released from UFC because of 'attitude problem'

Todd Duffee’s recent removal from the UFC was down to his “attitude” according to UFC president Dana White, although he says that technically he was cut because of a clause in his contract that allowed him to be dropped if he lost a fight.Duffee’s departure from the UFC caused confusion among fans, given that he was a record-setter in the...
September 23rd 2010

Sonnen, Wanderlei, Belfort predict UFC 119 fights

With UFC 119 just a few days away, Fighters Only spoke to a few top pros and asked them to make their picks for a few of the main fights. Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva made some choices in a video interview transcribed below (interview undertaken just prior to Sonnen receiving notice about his failed drugs test).Chael Sonnen on…Frank Mir vs....
September 23rd 2010

WEC's Pettis to be featured in MTV documentary

WEC lightweight contender Anthony Pettis will be featured on MTV’s new show “World of Jenks” on Monday, Sept. 27 at 10PM ET/PT. The 30-minute episode chronicles Pettis’ life and training as he prepared for his fight against Danny Castillo at WEC’s event in Columbus, Ohio in March.  The opportunity to work with award-winning...