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January 19th 2011

UFC 126 prelims to air on Spike TV in the US

US viewers will be able to watch two prelim fights from UFC 126 on Spike TV.There had been speculation that the UFC was would be increasingly looking to other avenues for free broadcasts - such as the recently announced Facebook broadcast - but Spike TV will be airing prelims throughout 2011, according to an MMA Junkie report citing industry sources. The UFC 126...
January 19th 2011

Paul Daley in "advanced" talks to appear at BAMMA next month

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley says talks are at an “advanced” stage to headline UK show BAMMA when it stages its fifth event (the appropriately titled BAMMA 5).The show is lined up for the MEN Arena in Manchester on Saturday February 26th and will be the first of five arena shows BAMMA is looking to hold in the UK across 2011.Semtex posted a short...
January 18th 2011

Guillard not convinced Dunham should be ranked above him

Melvin Guillard objects to his UFC Fight for the Troops 2 opponent Evan Dunham being ranked above him.“He’s going to be a big stepping stone for me. Him being ranked above me, I kind of shy away from that. I don’t feel he [should be] ranked above me. I paid my dues in the UFC. He’s just coming into the UFC,” he told Sherdog.“He had...
January 18th 2011

Watch two fights from UFC Fight For The Troops free

The opportunity to watch two live prelim fights for free from ‘UFC Fight For The Troops 2’ is now only a click away. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that fans will have the ability to watch two prelim fights on Saturday, January 22nd at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT by simply clicking the “Like” button on the official UFC Facebook...
January 18th 2011

K-1/DREAM boss predicts inevitable demise of the company

Things are not looking good for K-1 and DREAM - according to the parent company of K-1 and DREAM, Fighting Entertainment Group.FEG is a name dear to the hearts of long-time fight fans, being the company that brought us K-1 kickboxing, K-1 MAX, Heroes and latterly DREAM mixed martial arts.But since the demise of PRIDE FC following a Yakuza-links scandal, coupled with...
January 18th 2011

Penn redefines goals ahead of Fitch showdown

BJ Penn has redefined what is important to him as a mixed martial artist.The former lightweight champion, who before his first fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 122 was being talked of as unbeatable at 155lbs, has his mind more on bushido than the win column as he contemplates a welterweight fight with Jon Fitch at UFC 127.  “Me and Jon Fitch are in two...
January 18th 2011

Nogueira: "I'm not done yet"

Former UFC and Pride heavyweight champion Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira has had a long and distinguished career - but he says he is far from done, despite currently being sidelined following urgent surgery late last year. “I want to fight in the second quarter [of 2011]. If I can fight at UFC Rio it’ll be perfect, but if not then I’m sure...
January 18th 2011

Chute Boxe vs Krazy Horse continues into 2011

Old feuds never die, they just fade away.And then come back again.This week saw the return of a particular old favourite: Krazy Horse vs. Chute Boxe. The feud started when they were all backstage at a PRIDE FC event. Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennet was sitting watching a TV broadcast when he got into some verbals with Cristiano Marcello, MMA fighter and head...
January 18th 2011

Velasquez back in the gym 3 days after surgery

Cain Velasquez just had surgery on his shoulder - but there’s nothing wrong with his legs, so off he went to get some leg presses in on Monday."Back at Joe Grasso's lifting legs. Best place to train," he posted on Twitter, just three days after having surgery on a badly torn left rotator cuff.The injury and subsequent surgery will keep him out of...

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