Archive for October, 2014

Video – 9/11 reflections from the New York MMA community

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by Rich

As all of America reflects on the events of September 11, 2001 today on the tenth anniversary, there are stories to be told from members in the MMA community, especially those in the New York area, and The Fight Nerd, Matthew Koplowitz, and film-maker Kahleem Poole-Tejada, have put together a fantastic 15 minute video with […]

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Scott Coker Discusses Overeem vs. Werdum, Gina Carano’s Health Status – Strikeforce

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by Rich

Scott Coker Discusses Overeem vs. Werdum, Gina Carano’s Health Status Video by Strikeforce Source: Tomasz Drwal Joe Hybrid Duarte Aldrin de Jesus  Todd Duffee  Marvin Eastman 

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Cung Le “blessed” with UFC 139 booking, particularly with Scott Coker’s approval

Posted on October 29th, 2014 by Rich

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le never expected to be in the UFC, but he always hoped he could find a way. But Le, a longtime friend of Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, preferred to remain loyal to his promoter rather than jump ship. But now that the two companies are operating under one roof, Le […]

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Siver edges Wiman in a tight decision, loser storms out of the building

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by Rich

LAS VEGAS – Matt Wiman was convinced he’d won the fight and so was much of the crowd in attendance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, but that’s not the way the judges saw it. Denis Siver did enough in the first and third rounds to take a unanimous decision, 29-28 on all three cards, […]

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Daniel Cormier Breaks Hand, Out At Least Six Weeks

Posted on October 27th, 2014 by Rich

By <a href="">Chris Howie</a> <Br> MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer<Br><Br> A broken hand won't cause a disruption to the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix as Daniel Cormier revealed today that he will still be able to compete in the finals, which are expected to take place in the first quarter of 2012.<br><Br> "Just got done seeing Dr." Cormier […]

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UFC sets return to Japan in February 2012

Posted on October 26th, 2014 by Rich

After recent trips to Brazil and Australia were a huge success, the UFC is returning to another country with strong ties to MMA’s roots: Japan. The promotion announced that the UFC will host an event at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Feb. 26, 2012. This will be the UFC’s first trip back to […]

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Last-Minute Change to ?UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou? Roster

Posted on October 25th, 2014 by Rich

The injury bug has stung Daniel Roberts and will force him out of his “UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou” bout against T.J. Waldburger. With only five days remaining until showtime, Mike Stumpf has agreed to make his big league debut this Saturday against Waldburger. Stumpf holds a 8-2 professional record, while Waldburger […]

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Junior dos Santos Looking to Exploit Shane Carwin’s Lack of Cardio at UFC 131 – UFC 131

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by Rich

Junior dos Santos Looking to Exploit Shane Carwin’s Lack of Cardio at UFC 131 Video by UFC 131 Source: Ryan Bader  Siyar Bahadurzada Bao Ligao  Josh Barnett  David Baron 

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Strikeforce Weigh Ins Overeem Werdum Barnett Rogers Griggs Noons Masvidal – Strikeforce

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by Rich

SHOWTIME Sports presents the official weigh-in for the Strikeforce World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournment. Check out all ten fiighters on the super-sized June 18th fight card: Chad Griggs, Valentijn Overeem, Daniel Cormier, Jeff Monson, KJ Noons, and Jorge Masvidal. Plus headliners Brett Rogers, Josh Barnett, Alistair Overeem, and Fabricio Werdum. Source: Josh Burkman  Mikey […]

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Daniel Roberts out at UFC Fight Night 25, T.J. Waldburger meets Mike Stumpf

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 by Rich

T.J. Waldburger has new opponent for this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 25 event. UFC officials today announced that Daniel “Ninja” Roberts is injured and has been forced to withdraw from the preliminary card contest, and Mike Stumpf has been tapped as a replacement. Featuring a welterweight main event between Jake Ellenberger and Jake Shields, UFC […]

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