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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...
July 21st 2010

Sokoudjou vs Houston Alexander in September

Former UFC light-heavyweights Houston Alexander and Thierry Sokoudjou are set to fight at Shark Fights 13, it was announced today. Bout agreements have been signed and the clash is due to take place on September 11th in Amarillo, Texas.The fight adds to a card that already features another pair of UFC vets. Keith Jardine recently departed the promotion after an...
July 21st 2010

Rampage vs Machida in November

Despite his initial reluctance to take a fight with Lyoto Machida, it looks like Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has relented and agreed to a meeting in the UFC Octagon later this year. Jackson revealed via his Twitter account yesterday that he was ready to sign a bout agreement and sources close to the fighter indicate that Machida, like Jackson a former UFC...
July 20th 2010

Shields UFC signing official, meets Kampmann at UFC 121

Contracts have been signed and returned, all the paperwork is in place - former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields is now a UFC fighter.Shields’ arrival in the UFC, long-expected but not official until today, was announced by the fighter personally via his Twitter feed. “UFC contract officially signed. Fighting Kampmann in CA in a few...
July 20th 2010

UFC confirms several fights for UFC 120

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed several fights for UFC 120, which will take place at O2 Arena, London on October 16th.In the main event, Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping collides with Japanese judo master Yoshihiro Akiyama, following welterweight title challenger Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy’s fight with former WEC welterweight...
July 20th 2010

Hardy: "I am going to beat the stupid out of Condit"

Ask what he has planned for Carlos Condit in their UFC 120 match and you get another Dan Hardy classic instantly. “I am going to beat the stupid out of him,” the wisecracking Brit says. According to Hardy, Condit demonstrated that he is full of ’The Stupid’ when he specifically requested that they fight at UFC 120. Hardy says Condit’s...
July 20th 2010

SPIKE TV AIRING TWO UFC 119 PRELIMS

Spike TV has today announced it will showcase Matt Mitrione (TUF 10) and CB Dollaway (TUF 7), in live undercard bouts from “UFC 119: Mir vs. Nogueira 2” on Saturday, September 25 at 9:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM PT.In a battle of up-and-coming heavyweights, Mitrione, 2-0 and a former NFL defensive lineman with the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings, takes on...
July 20th 2010

Koscheck fights GSP on December 11th

Josh Koscheck has let the proverbial cat out of the bag, revealing via Twitter that his fight with welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre will take place in December.“Can't wait until TUF 12 airs in Sept! & oh ya did u guys know, that I am going to be the next welterweight champion come Dec 11th,” he wrote. Koscheck and St. Pierre recently finished...
July 20th 2010

Randy under no illusions, not planning to box with Toney

Afraid that Randy Couture would try to stand and trade with former heavyweight boxing champion James Toney when they meet at UFC 118? Fear no more. Couture does have a point to prove - but its nothing to do with his boxing.Speaking to CagePotato he said, "I have no intention, and no illusion that I'm a world-class boxer. I'm a mixed martial artist, and that...

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