News

July 15th 2010

Ken Shamrock: World's Most Dangerous Man on being born again

Former UFC super fight champion Ken Shamrock may carry the nickname ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Man’ but he has apparently softened his edges of late - or at least turned his focus from beating opponents into a “living death” towards thoughts on the afterlife.Shamrock is fighting for Impact FC in Australia this weekend against fellow...
July 15th 2010

Werdum says he is definitely out of action until 2011

Fabrício Werdum shocked the world with a triangle chock submission win over the until then (nearly) undefeated Fedor Emelianenko. Since then the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert has been teaching seminars which have grown in number thanks to the aura that the win over Emelianenko has provided.“Everything has changed for better for me. That was very...
July 15th 2010

Daley puts Kos behind him, still hopeful of UFC return

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley still harbours hopes of a UFC return, despite UFC president Dana White stating publicly that the British welterweight would “never” fight for the UFC again. Daley was fired from the UFC after making a post-fight attack on Josh Koscheck following their UFC 113 bout. This weekend he is fighting for upstart Australian...
July 15th 2010

Tito Ortiz looking at October UFC return

Former light-heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz says he could be making his return to the UFC in October if his health permits him. “Can I be ready by Oct 28th UFC at the Honda center? We will know in 10days!” he posted on his Twitter account today. However, he did not say if the UFC has actually offered him a spot on the card. (Ortiz also has his date...
July 15th 2010

Batista vs Lashley "would be PPV" says Strikeforce CEO

A fight between Bobby Lashley and former WWE star David Batista would “absolutely” be a pay-per-view affair, according to Strikeforce promoter Scott Coker. However, the match is still on theoretical as Batista is not yet signed to the organisation.“We don’t have Batitsta signed yet - but wouldn’t that be a fun fight to watch?”...
July 14th 2010

UFC referee Marc Goddard on the loneliest job in the world

We’ve all witnessed it on countless occasions- two men about to settle their differences in the Octagon.  It could be for a world title, a national title, or no title. It could be between two seemingly undefeatable 265-pound monsters, two featherweight BJJ specialists, or two rookies just beginning their careers. It could be important for the two...
July 14th 2010

King Mo wants one-sided fight for first title defence

Muhammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal wants his first Strikeforce light-heavyweight title defence to be “as one-sided as possible”, according to comments he made at a press conference yesterday. He faces Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante on Saturday August 21st. “I don't want to fight a war.  I'm going to look to finish (Feijao) as fast as...
July 14th 2010

UFC 116 drug tests come back clean

All fifteen fighters tested at UFC 116 provided negative samples, Fighters Only learned from Nevada State Athletic Commission executive Keith Kizer earlier today.UFC 116 was headlined by Brock Lesnar and saw him retain his heavyweight title against challenger and interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin.Aside from Lesnar and Carwin, the following fighters were...
July 14th 2010

Wilks vs Patrick at UFC 120

James Wilks is set to meet Claude Patrick at UFC 120 in London this October, it has been reported. Wilks is British by birth but resides in the US. He was the welterweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter season nine. News of the fight comes via long-time MMA commentator Mauro Ranallo, who revealed the match on his Hardcore Sports Radio broadcast ‘The Fight...