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January 12th 2010

UFC Fight Night 20 bonuses and attendance

Aaron Simpson, Tom Lawlor, Evan Dunham and Gerald Harris were the bonus winners at UFC Fight Night 21 last night, taking home cheques for $30,000 for their award-winning efforts on the SpikeTV televised card.Fight of the Night went to Aaron Simpson and Tom Lawlor, who had a back-and-forth battle over three rounds and were very close on the cards when the fight went...
January 11th 2010

Kendall Grove added to UFC 112 card, opponent unknown

Kendall ‘Da Spyder’ Grove is apparently fighting at UFC 112 in Abu Dhabi against an as-yet unnamed opponent.The news is courtesy of Grove himself, who posted it to his Twitter account earlier. Whether he knows who his opponent is, he did not say, but fighters generally do not reveal themselves to have been added to a card without having signed a bout...
January 11th 2010

Koscheck back in gym for first time since injury

Josh Koscheck is going to be hitting the gym today for his first workout since picking up an injury in December. The injury kept him out of a UFC 109 rematch with Paulo Thiago, and Koscheck is now lined up to face British welterweight Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley at an as-yet-undisclosed event.The pair may meet on UFC 111 but a source close to the fight told...
January 11th 2010

New York governor sees MMA as potential economicl saviour

A few years ago, the UFC was looking at a financial black hole of over $40 million and wondering whether it could stay afloat. Today, a state governor sees the organisation as a potential economic saviour that could help alleviate a spiralling state deficit.New York governor David Paterson is looking at a $9 million state deficit and states usually have few ways to...
January 11th 2010

WEC 46: Henderson becomes undisputed champ

Ben Henderson became the undisputed WEC champion last night by choking out former title holder Jamie Varner in the third-round of their five round title clash. But for the most of the fight it was Varner, who entered the cage as the lightweight champion, who was pushing the pace.Interim champion Henderson had problems with Varner’s aggression early on and was...
January 11th 2010

Jon Jones v Brandon Vera confirmed,airs free on Versus

Jon Jones and Brandon Vera will meet in a light-heavyweight clash at UFC Fight Night 21, it has been confirmed by Zuffa. The announcement was made during last night’s broadcast of the WEC, sister company to the UFC.It was also confirmed that the event will be broadcast on the Versus network, the first of two annual UFC broadcasts that will grace the...
January 10th 2010

Semtex 'fraggle' comment sparks photoshop frenzy

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley’s recent comment about Josh Koscheck’s hairstyle making him look like a Fraggle has sparked a wave of photoshop greatness. In fact, following Dan Hardy’s photoshop persecution of Marcus Davis prior to their fight, it seems that British fighters are establishing a trend of having fans harangue their opponents...
January 10th 2010

WEC 46 preview and weigh-in results

The completely stacked WEC 46 takes place in Sacramento, California tonight and is headlined by a lightweight title unification bout between champion JamieVarner and interim belt-holder Ben Henderson, who defeated Donald Cerrone last year to take the temporary strap.Also on the card is former featherweight champion Urijah Faber, who is looking to build his way...
January 10th 2010

Guida v Sherk set for UFC Fight Night 21

Clay Guida and Sean Sherk are set to meet at UFC Fight Night 21, which will be the first UFC event to be broadcast on the Versus network under the terms of a new deal struck recently. Several sources have reported the match, although the UFC has not confirmed it.News of the clash first emerged via the Northwest Indiana Times yesterday, which cited sources...
January 10th 2010

Couture: Brock will return to fighting soon"

UFC heavyweight champion is back in training and could be back in action as early as spring 2010, according to former champion Randy Couture, who says he spoke with the Minnesota giant recently."I spoke with Brock, I don't think his career is over... I think they've got the issues he's been having under control, and he's back training. I think he will be back in...