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September 16th 2010

23 top names confirmed for UFC 120 Fan EXpo in London

As reported by Fighters Only earlier today, the UFC has confirmed that Wanderlei Silva and Junior Dos Santos are among 23 star names who will be converging on the UFC 120 Fan Expo in London, England this October.Also in attendance will be hot prospect Jon Jones, former lightweight champion Sean Sherk and top lightweight contender Gray Maynard, plus former...
September 16th 2010

Paul Daley signs for Strikeforce

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has found himself a new home. Having recently departed the UFC under a cloud, the hard-hitting welterweight has been snapped up by US promotion Strikeforce, it was confirmed today.Daley is coming off a unanimous three-round decision over another recent Strikeforce signee, Jorge Masvidal. He out pointed him last at their Shark Fights 13...
September 16th 2010

UK exclusive: Wanderlei, Alves and Dos Santos headed to London Expo

The Axe Murderer is coming to London. Fighters Only was able to confirm late Wednesday night that Brazilian MMA legend will be one of the star guests at the UFC Expo taking place on the weekend of UFC 120.And he will not be lonely, because we also learned there are several Brazilian names confirmed for the expo alongside him.Welterweight title contender Thiago Alves...
September 16th 2010

Palhares retracts greasing allegations

Rousimar Palhares was quick to accuse Nate Marquardt of greasing when he slipped out of a leglock attempt in last nights UFC Fight Night 22 headliner, but then was equally quick to retract that accusation once the heat of battle had died down."I'm very sorry for the accusations I made. Nate Marquardt did not cheat in any way, and I'm very sorry to him and his...
September 16th 2010

WEC confirms card for September 20th event

Press release, WEC - One of the deepest cards of the year just received more firepower as World Extreme Cagefighting® confirmed six additional bouts for its debut at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 30.WEC General Manager Reed Harris confirmed the following bouts: Jason Reinhardt vs. Tiequan Zhang, Cole Province vs. Mike Brown, Ed...
September 15th 2010

Exclusive: CroCop responds to Mir jibes, talks training camp

Mirko CroCop Filipovic spoke exclusively to Fighters Only today about his upcoming fight with Frank Mir at UFC 119. Filipovic took the fight on short notice when Antonio Nogueira withdrew because of injury and has had under five weeks to prepare.Mir picked up on a comment Filipovic made about this and accused the Croatian of coming with excuses “built in”...
September 15th 2010

Sonnen rips into GSP, continues bashing Anderson

Chael Sonnen endeared himself to his fans once again yesterday with a typically forthright performance in a Q&A session ahead of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 22 event.Sonnen, who came out of nowhere to establish himself as the UFC’s number one trash talker par excellence, promised fans that when (if) he beats Anderson Silva in their rematch, he will call...
September 15th 2010

GSP says Koschek "is a liar", Koscheck says GSP is "afraid"

Georges St. Pierre twice accused Josh Koscheck of being a liar on today’s conference call to promote the launch of The Ultimate Fighter season 12 in the US tomorrow.“The first lie is that he is happy to fight in Montreal - that is not true, he is not happy at all. And the second lie is that I am a fake person and as you’re going to see on the TUF...
September 15th 2010

Rampage: "Machida would wear sneakers if he could"

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is expecting Lyoto Machida to back-pedal for most of their fight at UFC 123 on November 20th. Their fight will headline the card, which has now been made official, and while Jackson says he expects Machida to be elusive, he tells fans not to worry as he will put on an exciting fight anyway."If Machida decides to fight me, it...
September 15th 2010

Cerrone reprimanded by WEC for comments on Varner

Donald Cerrone has landed himself in hot water with the WEC after making comments on his WEC 51 opponent Jamie Varner that the promotion deemed unacceptable.Cerrone, who cannot stand Varner, told TapouT Radio last week that he wants him to be the first death in mixed martial arts. This had echoes of Frank Mir’s comments regarding Brock Lesnar and the WEC has...