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November 4th 2010

Grispi on Aldo: "Everybody's human"

Jose Aldo has a frightening reputation and is a frontrunner for the ‘Fighter of the Year’ prize in this year’s World Mixed Martial Arts Awards, but his next opponent Josh Grispi is not buying all the hype.“Everyone’s human. No matter how you look at it, everyone’s human. They can be knocked out, they can be choked out. I’m...
November 4th 2010

Sakara wants showdown with Bisping in Rome

Alessio Sakara faces Jorge Rivera in a middleweight class at UFC 122 in Germany next weekend. And he knows exactly what he will be asking for if he wins.“Right now, Michael Bisping. He is a very tough guy; a great fighter,” he told Buddha Sport when asked what his dream match at 185 pounds would be.“I have actually already planned to go to Dana...
November 4th 2010

2010 World MMA Awards sees record number of voters

The World Mixed Martial Arts Awards have almost doubled in popularity in the twelve months since they last took place.The 2009 awards process saw a total of 124,000 votes cast over the entire voting period. Today, four weeks out from the 2010 awards ceremony, there have already been 204,888 votes cast.(That number will already have increased by the time this article...
November 4th 2010

Interview: Brent Medley , President of Shark Fights

Most regional shows stay as just that: regional. But not Shark Fights. Based out of Amarillo, Texas, Shark Fights 13th show marked a transition for the company from regional show to the national stage, receiving a lot of media attention because of the high number of well known fighters on the card.Fighters Only took the opportunity to find out more about the show -...
November 4th 2010

Report: Condit vs lytle set for UFC 126

Fresh off his KO win over Dan Hardy at UFC 120, Carlos Condit is set to be matched with Chris Lytle at UFC 126 it was reported today.“A source close to the bout has informed me that the two veterans are slated to face one another at UFC 126... scheduled for Feb. 5, 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas,” Sportsnet Canada writer Joe Ferraro...
November 4th 2010

Barry vs Beltran on Jan 22nd main card

Pat Barry has revealed that he is set to face Joey Beltran in a heavyweight match on January 22nd.The fight has been added to the ‘UFC Fight for the Troops 2’ event (also known as UFC Fight Night 23), according to Pat Barry’s Twitter account.“Joey Beltran Jan 22 Main card!” he wrote, adding in another message that he “just found...
November 4th 2010

Carwin has successful back surgery

Shane Carwin has successfully undergone surgery to correct a problem in his back and is now recuperating in a US hospital. Carwin elected to have the surgery after pulling out of a UFC 125 bout with Roy Nelson last week. He had been having issues with his back for some time and decided that he was not going to fight injured. His decision to withdraw from the co-main...
November 4th 2010

Will Gabriel Gonzaga fight again? "Maybe," he says.

Gabriel Gonzaga has his eye on competing in ADCC and prestigious grappling tournaments such as NAGA following his removal from the UFC roster. Gonzaga was dropped after losing a decision to Brendan Schaub at UFC 121.“A lot of people are asking the same question, if I am going to fight again [now] I am out of the UFC. I don’t know, I really don’t...
November 3rd 2010

GSP says Hardy-Condit "could have been the other way round"

The UFC 120 fight between Dan Hardy and Carlos Condit could have ended very differently, according to UFC welterweight champion Georges St Pierre. He watched the fight closely, and observed that there were just milliseconds of difference between the simultaneous hooks thrown by the two combatants. Condit’s landed first and Hardy suffered the first KO loss of...