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November 5th 2010

UFC returns to Australia in February

The UFC will return to Sydney, Australia on February 27th.The date was first reported by MMAFighting.com yesterday and has since been confirmed by multiple separate reports. It will be the UFC’s second trip down under after its UFC 110 event marked its Antipodean debut in February this year.UFC 110 proved a big draw, selling out Sydney’s Acer Arena and...
November 5th 2010

Duane Ludwig: "I'm comfortable in wars. Let's see if he is"

Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig says moving up to welterweight has reinvigorated his career and is a move he should have made a long time ago. The MMA veteran in a 170lb faces Nick Osipczak at UFC 122 next week.“I’m feeling good because I am actually able to focus on my training and on getting better rather than just losing weight. I think fighting at...
November 5th 2010

Dana: "Strikeforce is a feeder show"

It wasn’t so long ago that UFC president Dana White was lavishing praise on Strikeforce and wishing its CEO Scott Coker all the best. At one point White even said “I hope they make a ton of money.”But then Strikeforce moved from being a regional Californian promotion to the national stage, signing a TV deal with the CBS network and bringing in as...
November 5th 2010

No UFC contract in offing for Rizzo or Sylvia, says White

Recent reports that the winner of a forthcoming match between Tim Sylvia and Pedro Rizzo would get a UFC contract are not true, according to UFC president Dana White. "Where the fuck did that come from?" White responded when MMA junkie put the rumour to him at the TUF trials undertaken in Las Vegas yesterday. In fact, White says that he would like to see...
November 5th 2010

Zaromskis-Spiritwolf added to Strikeforce Challengers

DREAM welterweight champion Marius "The Whitemare" Zaromskis will take on Waachiim Spiritwolf in a Strikeforce Challengers match on Friday, November 19th  in Jackson, Missouri. The bout will air live on Showtime.The fight has been made to replace a welterweight bout which was scrapped when Ryan Couture pulled out with a staph infection and adds to an...
November 4th 2010

Schaub calling for fight with Mir or CroCop

Brendan Schaub is calling for the UFC to give him a big name opponent in his next outing.Following his win over Gabriel Gonzaga by decision at UFC 121 – which surprised many fans and bookmakers - he is looking to make his name as big as possible as quick as he can, in order to get a shot at the UFC heavyweight title.“If the UFC calls, I’m up for...
November 4th 2010

Grispi on Aldo: "Everybody's human"

Jose Aldo has a frightening reputation and is a frontrunner for the ‘Fighter of the Year’ prize in this year’s World Mixed Martial Arts Awards, but his next opponent Josh Grispi is not buying all the hype.“Everyone’s human. No matter how you look at it, everyone’s human. They can be knocked out, they can be choked out. I’m...
November 4th 2010

Sakara wants showdown with Bisping in Rome

Alessio Sakara faces Jorge Rivera in a middleweight class at UFC 122 in Germany next weekend. And he knows exactly what he will be asking for if he wins.“Right now, Michael Bisping. He is a very tough guy; a great fighter,” he told Buddha Sport when asked what his dream match at 185 pounds would be.“I have actually already planned to go to Dana...

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