Archive for July, 2009

2009 30 Jul

Hot on the heels of the failure of Affliction: Trilogy and the subsequent deal between the UFC and Affliction, a heavyweight bout between Ben Rothwell 26-6 MMA, and Chase Gormley 6-0 MMA, is now set to take place at UFC 104. Affliction Entertainment was forced to cancel its Trilogy and left their roster of fighters [...]

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2009 30 Jul

Jeff Monson plead guilty to graffiti charges after ESPN the Magazine published a photo of Monson spray painting a symbol which represents “anarchy” onto the Washington state Capitol building. Monson made the guilty plea to the charge and entered an Alford plea on the charge for graffiti at an armed-forces recruiting center. The Alford plea [...]

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2009 30 Jul

Fedor’s Manager Vadim Finkelchtein Says Co-Promotion Key To Any Deal, And That Appears to Be a Deal Breaker Fedor Emelianenko and his manager, Vadim Finkelchtein, faced the music at a press conference yesterday. In a report that appeared in the online edition of the Los Angeles Times, Lance Pugmire claimed that contract talks between the [...]

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2009 29 Jul

The WEC is going global. WEC 42 is going Intarweb, and for the most reasonable price of $9.99 American money, fight fans around the world can see the likes of Miguel Torres and Brian Bowles show their stuff. World Extreme Cagefighting vice president Peter Dropick on Tuesday announced that the promotion would take another big [...]

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2009 29 Jul

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2009 29 Jul

There’s a damn good reason Anderson Silva sits near the top of everyone’s list of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters in the game, and this highlight video demonstrates what makes Silva so incredibly tough. His standup game is brutal, his striking is accurate and his kicks are devastating. What more do you need? Forrest Griffin will [...]

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2009 29 Jul

Heavyweight Alistair Overeem bowed out of his fight with Fabricio Werdum at the upcoming Strikeforce event next month and offered this apologia: My preparations for my fight in Strikeforce August 15th against Fabricio Werdum were not going as planned. As many people know there was an incident, were I injured my hand just before I [...]

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2009 29 Jul

The victim of two broken hands in his epic rematch with Mike Brown at the beginning of June, Urijah Faber says his hands are healing and updated his fans through his Twitter account. “The 4th metacarple (sic) is completely healed. The 5th is filling in. Strength training on my hands starts today!” according to a [...]

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2009 29 Jul

Forrest Griffin has all the skills, and here, he shows Bellator’s Jason Chambers how to defend against a takedown from an episode of Human Weapon.

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2009 28 Jul

Anderson Silva and Forrest Griffin Look To Cement Their Legends at UFC 101 Date Time: Aug-8-2009 7pm PT/10pm ET Location: Wachovia Center, PA The UFC rolls into Philadelphia on Saturday, August 8th for UFC 101: Declaration. In the main event, the two best 155-pound fighters in the world finally meet when UFC lightweight champion B.J. [...]

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