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December 26th 2010

Year-end highlights from Fighters Only Brasil

Eduardo Cruz is the man at Fighters Only Brazil and our own in-house ‘Brazilian Top Team’. Aside from writing for FO you’ll also find him on MMA Mania and writing for leading Brazilian website Terra (a mainstream news portal like ‘The Times’), plus MMA sites Mano a Mano and Brasil Combate in his native Portuguese.Look our for much more...
December 25th 2010

Season's Greetings from The Fighters Only team

Its Christmas Day and Fighters Only would like to wish all the very best to our readers across the world! Obviously the site is a bit quiet today, because we are all off stuffing ourselves with turkey and booze. But we will be back the day after Boxing Day with all your usual MMA news and content, so until then have a great...
December 24th 2010

A relaxing Christmas Cruz

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is ready for a festive Christmas after getting his WEC 53 fight with Scott Jorgenson out of the way last week.Cruz defeated Jorgenson by unanimous decision to retain the WEC bantamweight belt and when the event - the last ever WEC show - was over, he was declared the UFC bantamweight champion, as the shows have now merged....
December 24th 2010

Duffee vs Overeem confirmed by manager

Todd Duffee IS fighting Strikeforce heavyweight champ and K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 winner Alistair Overeem on New Year’s Eve. Duffee’s manager Monte Cox, a long-time fixture of the MMA game, confirmed the fight to MMAFA.tv yesterday after a long period of “on,off,on” speculation. Sources close to the fight also confirmed the bout to Fighters...
December 24th 2010

Nogueira recovering, vows to battle on

Fighters Only recently reported that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent hip-surgery in United States and is away from competition for six months, at least. Prior to that, Nogueira also had to care for a knee injury that prevented him to take the rematch versus Frank Mir.The jiu-jitsu master holds the same injury that forced Brazilian tennis-player Gustavo Kuerten to...
December 23rd 2010

Fighters Only iPad app - available NOW and for FREE

Got an iPad? Have an early Christmas present from Fighters Only.We’ve just created our very own iPad application and its available to download from iTunes now.As its Christmas, we’re letting you have it for FREE.Read an exclusive interview with MMA icon Vitor Belfort and learn how he overcame his sister’s murder to become the UFC’s number one...
December 23rd 2010

Overeem vs Todd Duffee looking likely for DREAM NYE

DREAM has added several new fights to its New Year’s Even ‘Dynamite!’ card, and a fight between Alistair Overeem and Todd Duffee looks increasingly likely.Overeem's fight with Duffee was prematurely reported following Duffee posting something about it on Facebook. The post was removed after Duffee was reported to be unhappy with the financial...
December 23rd 2010

GSP wins Canadian Athlete of the Year for third year running

Georges St-Pierre has won the Sportsnet ‘Canadian Athlete of the Year Award’ for the third year running.The UFC welterweight champion beat competition from the likes of Olympic gold-medallist Maelle Ricker, NL MVP Joey Votto and hockey idol Sidney Crosby, who himself won the award in 2007.A total of 135,751 votes were cast over 16 days across various...
December 23rd 2010

Dos Santos: "The belt is coming to Brazil"

Number one heavyweight contender Junior dos Santos wasn’t present at the ‘UFC Rio’ press conference but he attended to the reports and said he was happy that his name was cited in conjunction with the event. In a video interview with PortaldoValetudo, “Cigano” revealed that UFC president Dana White told him that in case of a victory over...

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