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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....
November 17th 2010

UFC 122 averages 2.2 million viewers

UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami might have seen the lowest attendance for a numbered UFC event since UFC 80, but it was a winner in the television ratings.The tape-delayed broadcast averaged 2.2 million viewers on SPIKE TV, according to figures released by the TV station. It earned a 1.4 household rating, with a 2.0 rating among men ages 18-49 and a 2.16 among males...
November 17th 2010

Rashad Evans is wondering if the UFC are against him

Rashad Evans is starting to wonder if the UFC top brass are against him. "Sometimes it seems to me like they're not wanting me to fight for the belt. Maybe that could just be me being paranoid but I'm like ‘okay, if that's the case then just let me know’ and I won't fight for the belt,” he said in an appearance on ProMMARadio. Evans suggested...

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