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January 9th 2010

Liddell heads to Hollywood for part in "major" motion picture

Lots of fighters are trying their hand at the acting game recently, with mixed success. The latest to attemot the crossover into Hollywood-world is former UFC light-heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell. Having recently completed a stint on Dancing With the Stars, Liddell has now landed a part in a major motion picture.The film - “Passion Play” - features...
January 8th 2010

Quick Q & A with Paul Daley

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has (excuse the pun) explosively debuted in the UFC welterweight division, with two big knockouts in two fights. His wins over Martin Kampmann and Dustin Hazelett have made him a fan favourite overnight, and now Daley looks to be getting fast-tracked up the rankings with a fight against perennial contender Josh Koscheck. Fighters Only...
January 8th 2010

Rampage begins training camp for Rashad in March

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson will head to England in March to being a training camp at the Wolfslair Gym near Liverpool, Fighters Only can reveal. He is set to fight at UFC 113, which will take place in Montreal, Canada on May 1st. His opponent will be Rashad Evans, himself a former light-heavyweight champion. He and Jackson developed genuine bad blood...
January 8th 2010

Brock Lesnar WILL fight again, says coach

Brock Lesnar WILL return to the cage, according to his coaching team - its just a question of when, according to a report from California today. The Sportsnet report cited University of Minnesota assistant head wrestling coach Marty Morgan."Everyone's asking about his health. He had a bout with a bacterial infection in his intestinal tract in November, and now...
January 8th 2010

Dos Santos feared CroCop more than Lesnar; gets brown belt

Junior ‘Cigano’ Dos Santos says facing Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic caused him more nerves than the thought of facing UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, even though Filipovic appears to have lost the world beating form he used to terrorise the PRIDE FC heavyweight division.Dos Santos stopped Filipovic in the third round of their fight at UFC...
January 8th 2010

GSP on Olympics and Hardy trash talk

UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has commented further on the furore surrounding reports he is thinking of quitting MMA to pursue a shot at wrestling for Canada in the Olympics. St. Pierre told MMA Fanhouse that the reports had been premature, and that Olympic wrestling is still only at the consideration stage:“I don’t know yet. What I have...
January 8th 2010

Exclusive: Q&A with Semtex Daley

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has (excuse the pun) explosively debuted in the UFC welterweight division, with two big knockouts in two fights. His wins over Martin Kampmann and Dustin Hazelett have made him a fan favourite overnight, and now Daley looks to be getting fast-tracked up the rankings with a fight against perennial contender Josh Koscheck. Fighters Only...
January 8th 2010

Shinzo Machida likely to go to WEC

Lyoto Machida’s younger brother Shinzo, a karate black belt like Lyoto, could soon be signing with the WEC, according to Brazilian MMA writer Eduardo Cruz. He left a post in the Fighters Only Forums today saying MMA manager Jorge Guimaraes, who looks after the Machidas, had mentioned the news.  Guimaraes was interviewed in his home country recently and...
January 7th 2010

Sengoku calls for Aoki to be "severely reprimanded" by DREAM/K-1

Sengoku has made an official representation to DREAM and parent company K-1, asking that Shinya Aoki be penalised for the bad sportsmanship he displayed against Hirota after beating him in the New Year’s Eve fight.The move is being supported by an organisation called the Japanese Martial Arts Federation, which issued a joint statement with Sengoku and called...
January 7th 2010

All UFC 108 fighters test clean, Evans and Silva tested twice

Nine fighters who competed at UFC 108 were tested for performance-enhancing drugs and banned substances. All provided clean samples, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed today.“Evans, Daley, Stout, Jim Miller, Dos Santos, Kampmann, Munoz, Ellenberger and Oliveira.  Also, Evans and Silva were tested during training in December. All tests were...