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April 30th 2010

Alves-Fitch rematch off 115, moved to UFC 117

The rematch between Thiago Alves and Jon Fitch has been moved again and will now take place at UFC 117 in stead of UFC 115. It is the second time the fight has been moved this year, having originally been scheduled to go down at UFC 111 before Alves was withdrawn for medical reasons. Brain scans undertaken on Alves prior to UFC 111 found “irregularities”...
April 30th 2010

Garcia: "Couldn't be happier to rematch Korean Zombie"

Leonard Garcia says he “could not be happier” than to be offered a rematch with his WEC 48 opponent Chan Sung Jung. The two won Fight of the Night for their three-round war which earned them $65,000 bonus cheques and has already put them in the running for Fight of the Year at the 2010 World MMA Awards.“I couldn’t be happier if they asked me...
April 30th 2010

CroCop promising 'new tricks' for Pat Barry fight

With one fight left on his UFC contract Croatian heavyweight Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic is promising some “exciting” new tricks for his June 12th meeting with Pat Barry at UFC 115. Filipovic terrorized the PRIDE heavyweight division but has fared less well in the UFC, and if he loses this fight he is surely going to be asked to call time on his...
April 30th 2010

Arlovski, Randleman, Gracie talk Strikeforce May 15th

Four of the principal fighters competing on the Strikeforce May 15th card participated in a national conference call today.Unbeaten Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu sensation Roger Gracie (2-0) submitted all eight of his opponents en route to winning the coveted ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in 2005. The second degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt’s...
April 29th 2010

WEC 48 payouts

The California State Athletic Commission has released details of the fighter payroll for last weekend’s WEC 48 event, which saw Jose Aldo successfully defend his featherweight title against former champion Urijah Faber in the main event of the evening.Aldo topped the pay list, taking home $40,000 for his victory. The payout included a $20,000 win bonus which...
April 29th 2010

WEC 48 medical suspensions

Last weekend’s WEC 48 event was the organisation’s debut on pay-per-view and produced some memorable fights that fans have been talking about all week. But excitement sometimes comes at a price and the event has produced a pretty hefty injury list, testament to the fighters giving their all in the bouts.The California State Athletic Commission, which...
April 29th 2010

UFC Undisputed 2010: Full roster and exclusive characters

Fighters Only has obtained a list of the fighters that will appear in the forthcoming UFC Undisputed 2010 video game. All the big names are on there - plus a few that might surprise you. And Playstation 3 owners have been given an extra treat with the inclusion of some names that at present are not set to appear on other platforms. (Fighters marked with a N are new...
April 29th 2010

Sonnen lets 'gang members' Anderson have it both barrels

Chael Sonnen has turned his guns on UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva once again, accusing the Brazilian of being an attention seeker and ruining kids’ Christmases. Sonnen also takes issue with Anderson’s sartorial choices, finding himself bemused by the champion’s color schemes and accessorizing.In an interview with leading MMA reporter...
April 29th 2010

Report: Tito and Jenna retract allegations against each other

Jenna Jameson is apparently set to withdraw her domestic violence allegations against Tito Ortiz, claiming her words have been “distorted” and that nothing of any consequence actually happened - despite claiming just four days ago that Ortiz "threw me into the bathtub and tore two ligaments in my shoulder.""What actually happened has now...