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A little less than a month ago Mark Hominick took to the Octagon and had months of hard work laid to waste in less than ten seconds after getting caught on the chin by Chan Sung Jung. Apparently the loss left a bad taste in the popular featherweight?s mouth as... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Strikeforce kicks off the new year with the first major MMA card of 2012 featuring a title fight and established fighters taking on up-and-comers. Tomorrow night at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine goes down with the company hoping to start the year right after signing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
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Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
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Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Source: http://www.ufc.com/news/Brock-Lesnar-Modern-Day-Gladiator Michael Bisping Dan Bobish Vagam Bodjukyan Kotetsu Boku Tony Bonello Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
As UFC comes upon the 18th anniversary of its debut on 11/12, while the modern version downplays its connection to pro wrestling, and for sound business reasons, the crossover between the two, both... Source: http://ninjashoes.net/forum/showthread.php?77675-Wrestling-Observer-Pro-Wrestling-MMA-Connection&goto=newpost Igor Zinoviev Mark Coleman Maurice Smith Randy Couture Bas Rutten Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
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Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Time to vote for the funniest caption, and remember no voting for yourself. 1st- 50000 2nd - 30000 3rd - 25000 dudeabides - How many Warheads... Source: http://www.mmaforum.com/mma-forum-lounge/98665-caption-contest-finals.html Norifumi Kid Yamamoto Ryushi Yanagisawa Yoshiaki Yatsu Hirotaka Yokoi Hidehiko Yoshida Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
If so, what were your result? I'm back in the gym shortly following a Christmas of over indulgence and thinking of giving it a go. You basically... Source: http://forums.ufc.production.sparkart.net/showthread.php?t=107676&goto=newpost Marvin Eastman Stav Crazy Bear Economou Yves Edwards Justin Eilers Jon Olav Einemo Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Although UFC president Dana White initially suggested reigning middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) wouldn’t return to action until mid-June, Silva’s injured shoulder appears to be healing faster than expected. “The Spider” recently came back to the gym to help Erick Silva prepare for next week’s UFC 142 scrap. In exclusive... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
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Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
It?s not uncommon for an older brother to look for revenge on an opponent who has beaten up his younger sibling. In fact one could probably go to every middle-class neighborhood in America and find that exact scenario unfolding any day of the week. However, such a thing playing out... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Source: http://mmasportsreport.com/788/strikeforce-greatest-hits-from-rockhold-jardine-lawler-king-mo Ken Shamrock Sean Sherk Katsuyori Shibata Jake Shields Akira Shoji Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Scott Coker Discusses Overeem vs. Werdum, Gina Carano's Health Status Video by Strikeforce Source: http://mmalice.com/strikeforce/scott-coker-discusses-overeem-vs-werdum-gina-caranos-health-status-video_0d2529a6d.html Jeremy Horn Chris Horodecki Harold Howard Tom Howard Roger Huerta Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Source: http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-145-fight-card-updates Ricco Rodriguez Tim Sylvia Frank Mir Andrei Arlovski Tim Sylvia Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Following his fight next week at UFC 142, Vitor Belfort will join Wanderlei Silva to begin taping for "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil." Dana White confirmed that American fans can watch Belfort, Silva and the show on Fuel TV. "Nobody knows this yet and it's the first time it's being told.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
After his dominant win at UFC 140, Jon Jones talked about taking a break from fighting and treating his parents to a vacation. Jones' inactivity lasted just three weeks before he began to get the itch again. "[Jones] called about four days ago and said... Source: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/cagewriter/jon-jones-tells-ufc-ready-fight-asap-202228031.html Oleg Taktarov Akitoshi... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief Following a loss to Chael Sonnen in October, middleweight Brian Stann will reportedly take on Alessio Sakara in his next bout. According to a report from Swedish site MMANytt.se, the two fighters have verbally agreed to meet on the main card of the UFC's second... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
In the end, everything boils down to training for Jose Aldo. The UFC featherweight champion believes he's found areas where opponent Chad Mendes is exposed to his brand of violence, and he admits... Source: http://ninjashoes.net/forum/showthread.php?77688-Champ-Aldo-says-lifelong-wrestler-Maynard-has-him-well-prepared-for-UFC-142&goto=newpost Junie Browning Paul Buentello Josh Burkman Mikey Burnett Murilo Bustamante Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Filed under: UFC, News Trainer Cesar Gracie suggested on Friday that B.J. Penn should direct his anger towards his own camp for his recent troubles instead of Gracie Fighter member Nick Diaz. "At some point it is up to those around you to protect you from yourself," Gracie said on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
It’s time to start your weekend off right with a quick clash between the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Adam Hall and Ottawa Senators’ Matt Carkner where one of the two gets dropped and turtles up rather than attempting to get back to his feet to keep things going. Turns out not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
ShareThis Source: http://www.ufcrundown.com/blog/practice-with-the-best-pair-of-sparring-gloves/ Masanori Suda Genki Sudo Amar Suloev Mike Swick Takashi Sugiura Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Tomorrow night, Kenny Florian will make his featherweight debut as he takes on Diego Nunes at UFC 131 Source: http://mmalice.com/ufc-131/ufc-131-weigh-in-highlight-florian-v-nunes-video_dbd951e65.html Wes Soldier Combs Ray Cooper Kit Cope Wesley Cabbage Correira Patrick The Predator Côté Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief 10-3 Swedish middleweight Magnus Cedenblad will make his UFC debut in his home country this April, as Swedish MMA site MMANytt.se reports that he'll meet Francis Carmont at UFC on Fuel 2 in Stockholm. Cedenblad has won seven straight fights into this UFC debut, six... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog
Tomorrow night, Kenny Florian will make his featherweight debut as he takes on Diego Nunes at UFC 131 Source: http://mmalice.com/ufc-131/ufc-131-weigh-in-highlight-florian-v-nunes-video_dbd951e65.html Frank Mir Brock Lesnar Shane Carwin Brock Lesnar Frank Shamrock Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Darren Johnson's blog