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By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief Ultimate Fighter season 11 runner-up Kris McCray is out of the UFC after losing all three of his fights inside the Octagon, according to a report from MMAWeekly.com. McCray won the first ever wildcard round fight on The Ultimate Fighter, earning a spot in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Do you believe Jake Shields has a true chance to defeat Georges St. Pierre at UFC 129? And what would he need to do to win? RICH HANSEN, MMATORCH COLUMNIST Look, I want Jake Shields to win, no disrespect to Georges St-Pierre. And you should want Shields to win too,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
DREAM 17 Sunday May 29 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan Airing on: (TBA) * Shinya Aoki vs. Willamy Freire * Joachim Hansen vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida * Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura vs. Caol Uno * Katsunori Kikuno vs. TBA First and second rounds of Bantamweight Grand Prix. Opening round matchups include: *... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief The UFC is rightfully loading up their August return to Brazil with plenty of that country's native fighters, and another matchup appears to be set for the event, as multiple published reports state that Thiago Tavares and Spencer Fisher will face off on the August... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Hello once more fans and friends and welcome to the second part of my special twelve-part series entitled ?ufc 129 Complete Collection?. This special series will give fans an ultra in-depth look at the upcoming UFC 129: ?St. Pierre vs. Shields? event, featuring breakdowns and commentary on all twelve scheduled... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief A middleweight bout is in the works between Maiquel Falcao and "Filthy" Tom Lawlor for this summer's UFC 134 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as both fighters have verbally agreed to the fight according to a report from MMAJunkie.com. Falcao fights for just the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
On skates, Donald Brashear could always fight with the best of them. Can he do it bare-footed and against trained professional fighters? Brashear wants to find out. According to the Canadian Press, the former NHL henchman, who's still playing hockey in the minors, has signed a deal with Ringside MMA... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
by Michael David SmithWhether the Bellator Fighting Championships can carve out a niche for itself and survive in the UFC-dominated world of American mixed martial arts is an open question. But there's no question at all that Bellator continues to sign talented fighters. Heavyweight Tony Johnson is the latest acquisition... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Strikeforce champs Marloes Coenen and Alistair Overeem got in a little practice. Overeem is preparing for his June fight with Fabricio Werdum in June. This picture is exactly why I love MMA. Overeem doubles Coenen in weight. Women don't fight men, but they can still train together and get each... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Hello once more fans and friends and welcome to the second part of my special twelve-part series entitled ?ufc 129 Complete Collection?. This special series will give fans an ultra in-depth look at the upcoming UFC 129: ?St. Pierre vs. Shields? event, featuring breakdowns and commentary on all twelve scheduled... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
As the light heavyweight tournament final comes to a head, we now have a chance to look back at the semi-final bout that determined the fate for one man to make his way to the end of a long and arduous road. One man realizes a dream, while the other... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
In your opinion, who are the 5 best retired MMA fighters? Travis Lutter Georgi Karakhanyan Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira Brock Lesnar Lyoto Machida Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Jungle Fight 5 MMA fight videos of Jose Aldo vs. Luciano Azevedo. This bout took place on 11/26/2005 in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil. Get the Adobe Flash Player to see this video. Get the Adobe Flash Player to see this video. var s1 = new SWFObject("http://www.mmatko.com/player-viral.swf","JW","480","420","9"); s1.addParam('allowscriptaccess', 'always'); [...] Vernon White... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Ishkhan Zakharian Justin Eilers Chris Horodecki Yoon Dong Sik Luiz Azeredo Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is not in the sport to say he’s been here and done that. Instead, what he wants to do is reclaim the top spot in his division. It wasn’t all that long ago when Mir had become the promotion’s most coveted star. A submission... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Mike Plotcheck Jeremy Jackson Colin Robinson Kristian Rothaermel Mikhail Avetisyan Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Ryan Jensen Ivan Pack Aleksander Emelianenko Randy Couture Dennis George Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief "I'm going to have to get the labrum worked on, and I also have a tear of one of the rotator cuff muscles that's going to need to be repaired, too... It's functional. I can move around and do stuff with it. I could probably... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Bellator 42 Saturday April 23 Lucky Star Casino Concho, OK Airing on MTV2 MAIN CARD * Tim Carpenter vs. Christian M'Pumbu (Light Heavyweight tourney semifinal) * Richard Hale vs. D.J. Linderman (Light Heavyweight tourney semifinal) * Josh Arocho vs. Ronnie Mann * Luiz Alberto Nogueira vs. Jerod Spoon PRELIMINARY CARD... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
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Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
The Bellator Fighting Championships returned to the Lucky Star Casino in Concho, OK for Bellator 42 which featured the Season 4 light heavyweight semifinals bouts. In the first semifinal Christian M’Pumbu wasted no time in securing his spot in the finals with a first round technical knockout of previously undefeated... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief Bellator 41 took place on Saturday night in the Arizona heat outdoors at the Cocopah Resort and Casino in Yuma, Ariz., and in the night's main event, Bellator Featherweight Champion Joe Warren once again needed a comeback victory, though this time he was helped by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
Justin Eilers Chris Horodecki Yoon Dong Sik Luiz Azeredo Nobuhiko Takada Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
by Michael David Smith Saturday night's Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley card was the first major event on Showtime since the UFC purchased Strikeforce, and it was a good opportunity to see how Showtime would handle its MMA broadcasts now that the premium cable channel is in business with a promotion... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog
by Michael David Smith With just a week and a half to go before UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre puts his title on the line against Jake Shields at UFC 129, the Official GSP YouTube channel is offering up some inside looks at St. Pierre's preparation. Some of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2011 at hollisdornel's blog