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July 16th 2010

Quebec Athletic Commission still hasn't set Daley punishment

The Quebec Athletic Commission has still not determined what sanctions will be imposed on Paul ’Semtex’ Daley for his post-fight attack on Josh Koscheck at UFC 113 in May. The commission says it has been bogged down with legal work and will need "month to a month-and-a-half", according to an MMA Junkie report.Daley’s case has been put in a...
July 16th 2010

UFC 117 card confirmed

The middleweight title fight at UFC 117 between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen will be accentuated by one of the most stacked cards in UFC history. The main card features the long-awaited rematch between welterweight contenders Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves, as well as such notable fighters such as recent UFC Hall of Fame inductee Matt Hughes.  The undercard bouts...
July 15th 2010

Thiago Alves Q&A: Fitch, brain surgery, Gsp and more

Thiago Alves challenged Georges St. Pierre for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 100 last year. That was on July 11th and the American Top Team fighter has not competed since. A knee injury forced him off UFC 107 and his rematch with Jon Fitch was put back to UFC 111. But prior to UFC 111 he underwent CAT scans and was found to have an abnormality in the front-left...
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...