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October 27th 2010

Dana Whte: "I'm not PC"

Rashad Evans recently appeared in a Microsoft advert to claim “I’m a PC”.Famously outspoken UFC president Dana White is just the opposite. In an interview with car-fanatic publication Dub Magazine this week, he revealed that being called ‘politically incorrect’ only lets him know he is doing the right thing.“It’s honest. We...
October 27th 2010

Wanderlei wants Chute Boxe to reform... kind of

Wanderlei Silva wants his old Chute Boxe colleagues to reform in a 2010 version of the once-fearsome team, albeit under a different name. Silva and his coach Rafael Cordeiro released a video blog this week in which they called for ex-team members such as Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua to join with them and form a new superteam.“Our intention now is to...
October 26th 2010

UFC 121: A summary

UFC 121 was one of the more memorable octagon offerings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez's utter annihilation of Brock Lesnar, Jake Shield's pretty dismal debut and a revitalised and inspired Diego Sanchez all turned heads on Saturday night.Lesnar's defeat and the way it happened is obviously the main talking point. Casual fans have and will continue to post comments...
October 26th 2010

Dana: "Brock is going nowhere, no WWE"

Brock Lesnar won’t be ‘fighting’ The Undertaker in a WWE match any time soon, according to UFC president Dana White. Speculation on this subject has been intense since Lesnar and The Undertaker exchanged a smouldering staredown moments after Lesnar lost the UFC heavyweight belt to Cain Velasquez in the headline bout of UFC 121."Brock Lesnar is...
October 26th 2010

Jones-Bader set for UFC 126, says Dana

A fight between Jon Jones and Ryan Bader will be going ahead in February, according to UFC president Dana White. The clash will take place on the SuperBowl weekend UFC 126 card on Saturday February 5th.“Yes, the fight will happen with Ryan Bader,” he said during an appearance on Comcast Sportsnet’s Fight Fix show. But the winner of the fight will...
October 26th 2010

Marcus Davis dropping to lightweight

Marcus Davis is moving down to lightweight after suffering three defeats in his last four outings in the UFC welterweight division. The 37-year-old expects to stay at 155lbs until he retires, which cannot be far off at this point.In fact Davis says himself that he won’t be fighting when he is 40, giving him a maximum of 36 months if he sticks to his...
October 26th 2010

Duffee defends Lesnar: "He has earned his place in the sport"

Todd Duffee says the “mind boggling and sickening” criticism that has been levelled at former UFC champion Brock Lesnar since his defeat on Saturday night has confused him. He cited threads on the very popular Sherdog forum as an example.Duffee, who was with the UFC until receiving his marching orders in September (apparently for having a bad attitude),...
October 26th 2010

CroCop finds prospect of Nelson fight "interesting"

Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic says he hasn’t been approached about a fight with Roy Nelson at UFC 125, but would probably be interested if the UFC wanted to make it. Nelson was due to fight Shane Carwin at the January 1st event but Carwin pulled out earlier today citing a back injury.“I know nothing about it, this is the first I heard of it. But it...
October 26th 2010

Shane Carwin is out of UFC 125 fight with Nelson

Shane Carwin has pulled out of a scheduled UFC 125 bout with Roy Nelson citing injury.Carwin revealed his withdrawal today via a blog posted to his official website. He said the decision was taken after having an MRI scan to see what was causing his back pain.“I am going to pull out of the fight with Roy Nelson. As many of you know I have been having some back...
October 25th 2010

Shields faces winner of GSP-Koscheck fight, Dana White confirms

Jake Shields might be the leading contender in the UFC’s welterweight division following his win over Martin Kampmann but, in the words of the current champion, he was not impressed with his own performance.“Martin Kampmann is a great fighter. As far as my performance, I don’t think it was my best, but it is what it is. My first fight for the UFC,...