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December 27th 2010

Ray Sefo weighs in on Anderson vs Belfort

Vitor Belfort has been sharpening his ability as a striker with former K-1 fighter Ray Sefo for the upcoming challenge against UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Speaking to Sensei Sportv, Sefo made the following remarks about the “Phenom” vs “The Spider” match-up:Describing Belfort’s stand-up game“Technically he’s...
December 27th 2010

Dos Santos coach: "He is built to be champion"

Boxing coach Luiz Dorea told Portaldovaletudo that his pupil Junior dos Santos has been getting better in all aspects of his arsenal to face off with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez while the match eventually happens. Dorea made the following remarks on Cai Velasquez, “A great athlete, very well physically, a real fighter. He punches well, kicks well...
December 27th 2010

Wanderlei slams Belfort as "psychologically weak"

The Wanderlei-Belfort rivalry began in Brazil when the UFC landed in the country for the first time in 1998. On that occasion, “The Phenom” wiped out “The Axe Murderer” in 37 seconds; Silva never forgot that outcome and hungers for revenge.“The war has started. I’ll catch you, understand bro? I’ll catch him because our first...
December 26th 2010

MMA 2010: Editor's Picks

John Joe O’Regan is our website editor and all-round roving reporter. You might have seen his bulbous head on some video interviews with the likes of UFC president Dana White and top welterweight Thiago Alves recently. His impenetrable British accent - a kind of aural Sudoku - has endeared him to millions. Here’s what stood out for him this year:Not long...
December 26th 2010

Fighters Only UK 2010 Highlights

Simon Platt is a staff writer for Fighters Only Magazine and the Fighters Only website. Based in the UK, he's made his own breakthrough into the FO ranks in 2010. He also made some valuable contributions to the FO biscuit tin so we thought we'd give him a run at the FO UK highlights for this year. Take it away Mr @SimonPlattMMA... Fighter of the Year: Frankie...
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...

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