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December 4th 2010

Chael Sonnen breaks silence on CSAC appeal and suspension

Chael Sonnen appeared on Inside MMA to talk about his semi-successful appeal against his year-long suspension for suspected steroid use at the hands of the California State Athletic Commission.Sonnen presented himself at a CSAC hearing on Thursday to appeal against the suspension and ended up having it reduced to six months. With the suspension having commenced in...
December 4th 2010

Kendall Grove: "I asked UFC for Maia fight"

Kendall Grove asked for Demian Maia specifically. He was offered a choice of three opponents for tomorrow night’s TUF 12 Finale in Las Vegas, and felt that Maia was the opponent who could get him into the UFC middleweight division’s top ten.“Yeah, I said ‘I’ll take Demian, I want to test myself.’ What better way to fight top ten...
December 3rd 2010

Demian Maia pre-TUF 12 Finale

We stopped in on UFC middleweight Demian Maia to get a few words about the fight with Kendall Grove which headlines tomorrow night’s TUF 12 finale.On hearing that Grove requested Maia as an opponent:“I didn’t know that he asked for this fight! This is the first time I have heard that. But I think its normal [to ask for certain opponents] if you...
December 3rd 2010

Maiquel Falcao arrested in Brazil on assault charge

Chute Boxe middleweight Maiquel Falcao – who recently debuted in the UFC with a victory over Gerald Harris - was arrested today in Pelotas, South Brazil by local police. Falcao was apprehended after giving an interview to Grupo Brasil de Comunicação. According to witnesses, there was no resistance. The arrest came as police fulfilled a Judicial...
December 3rd 2010

TUF 12 Finale: Weigh-in results

The official fighter weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s Ultimate Fighter Season 12 Finale were held at The Palms Casino Resort this afternoon. All fighters made weight without issue apart from Nick Pace, who was two pounds over the limit for his bantamweight match with Will Campuzano. Headliners Michael Johnson and Jonathan Brookins - who are competing for the...
December 3rd 2010

Paixao: "I am going kamikaze tomorrow"

Nobody can accuse Fredson Paixao of not selling tomorrow night’s fight with Pablo Garza sufficiently.“I am looking to make a great fight, I am coming to kill. I will copy the kamikaze for this fight, I come kamikaze. I will go for knockout or submission,” he told Fighters Only earlier.And with a slightly manic grin on his face he added, ...
December 3rd 2010

Q &A with Demian Maia

We stopped in on UFC middleweight Demian Maia to get a few words about the fight with Kendall Grove which headlines tomorrow night’s TUF 12 finale.On hearing that Grove requested Maia as an opponent:“I didn’t know that he asked for this fight! This is the first time I have heard that. But I think its normal [to ask for certain opponents] if you...
December 2nd 2010

Q & A with Fredson Paixao (UFC debut this weekend)

On December 4th, Fredson Paixao will make his UFC debut against Pablo Garza at ‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 Finale’. The event is being held at The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada.Paixao (which translates as ‘passion’ in English) sat down with Eduardo Cruz – of Fighters Only Brazil staff – and gave the following...
December 2nd 2010

Machida won't pass comment on Dana's appraisal

Lyoto Machida took a little swipe at UFC president Dana White during a series of messages posted to his Twitter account today.The former light-heavyweight champion came off as a little across about White’s insistence that he was the rightful loser of the UFC 123 fight with Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson.“I was glad with my performance, with my...

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