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May 25th 2010

UFC Fight Night 22 set for September 15th

The date for UFC Fight Night 22 has been set for September 15th although a location is still undetermined at this point. MMA Junkie was the first to report the date and Fighters Only has since confirmed the prospective slot with a well-placed source.  As with UFC Fight Night 21, the 22nd event of the series is to serve as a lead-in for season 12 of The Ultimate...
May 25th 2010

Bisping looking forward to Rampage-Shogun rematch

Mike Bisping says he is looking forward to seeing a rematch between his team mate Quinton ‘Rampage’  Jackson and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua if Jackson gets past Rashad Evans this weekend. Rua is the new UFC light-heavyweight champion following his stoppage of Lyoto Machida and the winner of Jackson-Evans has been promised a title shot.“I...
May 25th 2010

Arona hoping to talk with Dana White this week

Ricardo Arona says he is hoping to snatch a few minutes with UFC president Dana White around this week’s second annual UFC Fan Expo, which he will be attending with his friend and sometime training partner Rogerio Nogueira.Arona is one of the few big names from PRIDE that did not find his way to the UFC and now three years on from the Japanese event folding, he...
May 25th 2010

Rashad goes deep on Rampage "perpetuating black sterotypes"

A week on from the already notorious UFC 114 conference call Rashad Evans has again slammed his opponent Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, claiming he deliberately portrays negative stereotypes of black people. Speaking on ProMMA Radio this week, Evans - who faces Jackson in the headline bout of UFC 114 this weekend - said that the Memphis, Tennessee man puts on...
May 25th 2010

M-1: "We were never offered Overeem fight"

M-1 Global executive Eugene Kogan has reacted angrily to Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem’s claim last week that Fedor Emelianenko had turned down offers of a fight with him. Overeem made the claim in his post-fight speech but Kogan says the Dutchman is lying and is just trying to hype a fight.Kogan told Sherdog the claims are...
May 25th 2010

Anthony Johnson to return as middleweight?

Anthony Johnson could be on his way up to middleweight as he seeks to hasten his return from a knee injury that required recent surgery. Johnson had an operation to repair his MCL a few weeks ago and is currently recuperating and trying to get it back to full health.But he is huge by welterweight standards because of the giant cuts he makes (and sometimes...
May 25th 2010

UK: CageWarriors returns with a bang

CWFC 'Right to Fight'Birmingham NEC (LG Arena Pavillion), England22.05.2010To see a full selection of event pics go to mmapics.comAfter two years out of the UK domestic scene, Cage Warriors decided ot was time to get back in business for their 'Right to Fight' event.The show was headlined by two undefeated welterweights, Scotland's John Quinn, and German fighter...
May 24th 2010

UFC confirms second event on Versus

A second ‘UFC Live on Versus’ event has been officially confirmed by The Ultimate Fighting championship. As previously reported, it will take place August 1st in Salt Lake City, Utah.The date and location has been known for some time but had not been confirmed until now. Likewise many of the matches are known but only two have been given official...
May 24th 2010

Shields hoping for GSP fight "sometime soon"

Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields says he hopes a fight with UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre will “come together sometime soon” and also says it is “tough” for Strikeforce to find exciting matches for him. Shields has come to the end of his contract with the organisation and has around a month left before he reaches...
May 24th 2010

GSP versus Pacquiao for Most Dangerous Man title

Manny Pacquiao and Georges St. Pierre are going head to head, but sadly not in a combat sports context. Instead the two have been put forward for the title of ‘Most Dangerous Man’ in the 2010 Spike TV's “Guys Choice Awards”.A strapline next to the pair’s listing on the Spike TV site says “Whoever said, "We have nothing to fear...