Archive for June, 2012

Bellator 47 Results: Curran vs. Mann, Sandro vs. Malegaire, More

Posted on June 30th, 2012 by Rich

Filed under: Bellator, Results MMA Fighting has live Bellator 47 results of Pat Curran vs. Ronnie Mann and the rest of the televised card from the Casino Rama in Ontario, Canada. Curran and Mann are in the semifinals of Bellator’s featherweight tournament and the winner will face in the finals on Aug. 20 the winner […]

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Who is next for Tito Ortiz? How about Ochocinco

Posted on June 29th, 2012 by Rich

After Tito Ortiz’s win at UFC 132, there has been plenty of speculation on his next opponent. Earlier this week, Cagewriter mentioned the possibilities of Chuck Liddell, Fedor Emelianenko, Forrest Griffin, Rich Franklin and Dan Henderson, but another athlete has thrown his name into the ring. Locked out Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco wants to give […]

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Demian Maia responds to Chael Sonnen?s criticisms of Brazil

Posted on June 28th, 2012 by Rich

In an extended interview with MMA Fighting, Chael Sonnen gave his thoughts on, well, everything, and that included his views on Brazil. He said he was surprised that they even had computers in the South American country. Demian Maia, a proud Brazilian, responded to Sonnen here. Maia caught Sonnen in a triangle at UFC 95, […]

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Working in MMA: Mike Dolce talks about peak performance, Maury and manicures

Posted on June 27th, 2012 by Rich

This week, Cagewriter is taking a look at the different jobs that help the MMA world turn. See part I of the series here. Today, we look at Mike Dolce, the peak performance coach who is known to help fighters improve their nutrition, and in turn, the way they fight. After working as a strength […]

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Ben Henderson interview: ?The idea is to keep winning?

Posted on June 26th, 2012 by Rich

Ben Henderson laughed at the idea of doing a “mean fighter face” for a picture I sent out of him on Twitter after our interview. Instead, he smiled and said, “I don’t have one of those.” That doesn’t mean he’s not planning to put on a great show when he fights Jim Miller at UFC […]

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Tavares interview: Hawaiian wants to show Simpson all he?s learned from living in Sin City

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by Rich

Brad Tavares caught some bad breaks during Season 11 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” but his luck is turning. In his first “name” UFC fight, he got Phil Baroni, who was on his last legs. Tavares blasted out Baroni in the first round and got premium exposure on ION. Then less than a month ago, the […]

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Working in MMA: Agent Malki Kawa talks about the business

Posted on June 24th, 2012 by Rich

This week, Cagewriter is taking a look at the jobs that make the MMA world go ’round. See the rest of the series here. Today, we look at Malki Kawa, the president of First Round Management, an athlete representation agency that has on its roster of fighters UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Chris Leben, […]

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Voelker recovers from bad start, TKOs Bowling in second

Posted on June 23rd, 2012 by Rich

Book Bobby Voelker-Roger Bowling fights every month! What fan is going to complain? They’ve fought three times and each bout has been a barnburner. Friday night at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Voelker scored a nice comeback win by landing a nasty knee in the second round that Bowling never recovered from. Voelker wobbled […]

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Video analysis: Iole on possibility of UFC to HBO with Greenburg gone

Posted on June 22nd, 2012 by Rich

It’s finally official. Ross Greenburg, a 33-year of employee of HBO is out as president of HBO Sports. The rumors have been swirling for most of 2011 and Greenburg decided to resign rather than get forced out. Back in 2007, UFC worked with HBO and Greenburg on a possible deal, so that has some thinking […]

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Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum Countdown Preview Show – Strikeforce

Posted on June 21st, 2012 by Rich

Fight Network previews Strikforce’s heavyweight Grand Prix featuring Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum and Josh Barnett vs. Brett Rogers taking place on June 18, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. Source: Joachim Hansen Antoni Hardonk Dan Hardy Lee Hasdell

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