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July 22nd 2010

Stephan Bonnar: The American Psycho

The charismatic Stephan Bonnar has delighted MMA fans since the infamous finale of The Ultimate Fighter season 1. What could have been fifteen minutes of fame became the starting point for two lengthy and exciting careers after what is often deemed as the most important fight in MMA history. Forest Griffin received a car, dirt bike, watch and a UFC contract for his...
July 22nd 2010

Cote vs Lawlor added to UFC 121

The card for UFC 121 is taking shape with further matches added this week. The event has not yet been officially announced by the UFC but is set to take place on October 23rd at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Former middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote will meet Tom Lawlor in a bout that is likely to take place on the unaired preliminary portion of...
July 22nd 2010

Rampage holding Machida camp in US, closer to Hollywood

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson’s training camp for his fight with Lyoto Machida will take place in Big Bear, California and not at the main Wolfslair facility in Liverpool, England. But the move has been prompted by necessity rather than preference, with Jackson’s new career in acting make it necessary for him to be based in the US as much as...
July 22nd 2010

Gonzaga vs Schaub at UFC 121

Gabriel Gonzaga and The Ultimate Fighter season ten graduate Brendan Schaub are set to match at UFC 121 on October 23rd, the latest addition to what is fast becoming one of the cards of the year.The bout was first reported by Sportsnet.ca and Fighters Only has since confirmed the news with a source close to one of the fighters. Bout agreements have only just been...
July 22nd 2010

Tito confirms fight at UFC 121, faces Hamill

Tito Ortiz will not be having a third fight with Forrest Griffin at the UFC 121 event later this year but will instead be fighting Matt Hammil, according to a report published today.“A source with knowledge of the situation” revealed the match and confirmation was subsequently obtained from UFC president Dana White, according to MMA Fighting's Mike...
July 22nd 2010

Strikeforce announces first-ever women's tournament

Strikeforce has announced its first-ever women’s tournament, featuring four of the world’s top females in a one-night round robin. Miesha Tate, Carina Damm, Hitomi Akano and Maiju Kujala will go through the tournament at Strikeforce Challengers on Friday, August 13th. The event will air live on the Showtime network. The draw to determine the semi-final...
July 22nd 2010

Diego Sanchez vs Paulo Thiago at UFC 121

Two stars of the welterweight division will do battle at UFC 121 as Diego Sanchez and Paulo Thiago clash on the main card of the October event. The fight was first reported by the improbably-named PennyJoMMA.com and Fighters Only has since been able to confirm the news with sources close to both fighters. Bout agreements have been sent out and are expected to be...
July 21st 2010

James Toney: "Wrestling and jiu jitsu are for girls"

He supposedly choked out Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Muhammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal during a training session (with a guillotine or an RNC depending which version he tells you), but heavyweight boxer James Toney still says “all that jiu jitsu stuff is for girls”.The former heavyweight boxing champion tells Fighters Only that he has no...