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November 19th 2010

"The old Rampage is back," says his UFC 123 trainer

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson spent his training camp for tomorrow night’s Lyoto Machida fight in his home state of California, under the tutelage of Lance Gibson. The camp featured some of Jackson’s Wolfslair team mates but they played a secondary role to Gibson. His initial background lying in kickboxing, Gibson has prepared a Shogun-style...
November 19th 2010

Sotiropoulos: "My accessories give me and opponent advantages"

George Sotiropoulos is not convinced that the fuss about his various lower-limb garments is warranted.The Australian grappling whiz has found his combination of compressions shorts, knee supports and anklets being questioned by fans, and UFC 123 opponent Joe Lauzon, and has also had them likened to the grappling pants worn by Japanese whizkid Shinya...
November 19th 2010

UK: Karlos Vemola at MaxiMuscle Preston this Saturday

Any Fighters Only readers in the UK that are local to the Preston area should head down to the BodyActive Preston store this Saturday.UFC 122 standout Karlos Vemola will be in the store from 11.30am until 2.30pm for a meet and greet/signing session organised by Maximuscle Nutrition.The Maximuscle team will also be there to hand out free gifts and samples. Maximuscle...
November 19th 2010

Kimbo Slice pro boxing debut put back until 2011

Kimbo Slice’s professional boxing debut has been put off until next year, his promoter has revealed.“He needs more work and more sparring," was how Gary Shaw somewhat euphemistically put it to ESPN as he explained the situation. “Right now he's vacationing in Florida. He went home for Thanksgiving. His pro debut will be put off until at least...
November 19th 2010

Lyoto's brother wary of Rampage's hands

Brazilian MMA writer Gustavo Noblat talked to Chinzo Machida, Lyoto Machida’s brother and coach, about the Saturday night main event at UFC 123 versus former light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson. Check out the full interview, translated by Eduardo Cruz.Gustavo Noblat: Does Rampage’s boxing worries you? Chinzo Machida: Sure. We hardworked to...
November 18th 2010

Fighters Only office junior wins MMA debut

Its not all Apple Macs and photo studios at Fighters Only HQ. At 17 years of age, Fighters Only UK office junior Joe McNally, stepped in to the cage last Sunday night in his MMA debut. The 55kg bout against Fighting Fit’s Peter Cowie took place at the Tyneside Fighting Championship, which was staged in The Lightfoot Centre in Newcastle. The fight, under amateur...
November 18th 2010

Zuffa vs Google: Round One

Zuffa, parent company of the UFC and WEC, has sent internet giant Google a letter demanding it do more to combat online pirating of its content.In an email dated September 29th of this year, legal representatives of Zuffa wrote to Google notifying the company of “the infringement of Zuffa[’s] intellectualproperty rights… in Google search...
November 18th 2010

Gerald Harris on being caught between Rashad and Rampage

Gerald Harris faces UFC newcomer Maiquel Falcao at UFC 123 this Saturday night in Detroit, Michigan. Three fights into his UFC stint, the 17-2 fighter is still relatively unknown to the mainstream UFC fan but is rapidly gaining a following, helped by his slam KO of Dave Branch at UFC 116.Harris trains with Rashad Evans under Trevor Wittman at the Grudge MMA facility....