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THATCH RETURNS AT ROF 41 BRAGGING RIGHTS IN SEARCH OF WORLD TITLE

07-16-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO


RING OF FIRE MMA is one of the longest running Mixed Martial Arts promotions in the world. On Saturday August 20th they return with ROF 41: BRAGGING RIGHTS!

Headlining the event will be a battle of two of the top Welterweight prospects in the country. Current ROF Young Gun Champion, Brandon RUKUS Thatch will be going after the ROF 170 World Title against super striker Chidi "CHIDI BANG BANG" Njokuani.

There is no more dynamic exciting fighter in the welterweight division then Brandon RUKUS Thatch. He is a lifelong martial artist whose father and grandfather were both professional fighters. After a short stint in Kickboxing Thatch set his sights on MMA, and has never looked back. Although being known mostly for his devastating striking ability, he has proved his worth on the ground as well, with exactly half of his victories coming by way of submission.

A neck injury de-railed the young star, and after a 20 month absence he returned at ROF 39, where he finished Danny DEE-1 Davis in a non title bout. Thatch then went on to KO rival Chris Holland at ROF 40 in just 19 seconds of the first round to defend his Young Gun title.

Thatch now has his sights set on Njokuani and the ROF World Title. Knowing that a win here will most likely propel him to the UFC, he realizes this could be the last chance his local fans will get to see him fight live. With that in mind and presented with multiple opponents for this bout Thatch simply stated. "Whoever is the toughest, that's the one I want to fight. I want to be challenged. I want a war. I want the toughest match up possible." But once the fight with Njokuani was agreed to Thatch added "Well now its also about bragging rights, he's from Las Vegas, and everyone knows I fly the 303 flag proudly. Denver is my home town, and I will represent!"

Chidi "CHIDI BANG BANG" Njokuani is known for his hard hitting and aggressive Muay Thai style of fighting. He has amassed a 5- 2 MMA record, with 4 of his wins being a TKO or KO. He is the brother of UFC light weight fighter Anthony Njokuani, and fights in the same manner as his sibling. Chidi also has had a succesful professional Muay Thai career as well. Chidi trains with his brother at One Kick Nick's gym in Las Vegas along with other fighters like Stephen Bonnar and Steve Cantwell. He and Thatch are exactly the same height, and have almost identical backgrounds and similar records. Besides the Bragging Rights that are at stake, and the ROF World Title, this truly could be the war that Thatch is looking for.

Making his return to the RING OF FIRE will be fan favorite Tyler THUNDER Toner. Toner is a former ROF Champion and launched his big league career through the promotion. After debuting in the WEC and then getting absorbed into the UFC, Toner now finds himself climbing his way back up the ladder. Toner has shown Fight Of The Night efforts in almost all of his MMA matches and never disappoints. Excited to be fighting in front of his home crowd again, Toner is training hard for his return. Facing Toner will be Bodog Fights veteran Glibert JR Sims. Sims has an extensive boxing background and a style that should bring out the best in Toner.

No one has had a harder path to ROF then Serbia's Bojan Velickovic. Velickovic was the grand champion of the reality televison show PUT KA VENRONOM RINGU which translate in English to THE ROAD TO RING OF FIRE. The program was braodcast in 6 countries in Europe and the winner was given a chance to come to America and compete in the Ring Of Fire flagship promotion. After surviving a long elimination process of over 100 fighters, Bojan was chosen as one of the finalists. He was then sent through a grueling training program which included Muay Thai, Brazilian JiuJitsu, Wrestling, and even Special Forces Combat training. He then fought two times on the television show, winning both fights by submission and earned a spot in the final 4. On June 19 in the capitol city of Belgrade, Bojan fought two times in one night to be crowned the Champion of the series and earned his right to come to the US to compete.

The fighter chosen by the promotion to welcome Bojan to the US is Jason THE DRAGON Lee. Lee was voted the ATO 2010 Amateur Fighter of the year. Lee debuted at ROF 40 with a decision victory over Hit Squad fighter Coltin Cole. With a 4-1 amateur and 3-0 professional record, Lee looks to be one of the top prospects on the circuit. Lee is training hard at GRUDGE Training center preparing for his clash with Velickovi, and is looking forward to representing America in this International battle.

The newest addition to the RING OF FIRE roster is #1 Ranked heavyweight Ryan Martinez. Martinez is a monster in the cage and sports a 4-0 amateur and 4-1 professional record. Having made his way up the ranks on the smaller regional shows Martinez wanted to step up his game. After seeing other Heavyweights such as Shane Carwin and Brendan Schaub have boosts to their careers from ROF, Martinez saw it as the next progression on his path.

With all of his Ryan's wins coming by way of K.O., ROF president Sven Bean knows talent when he sees it. "I have had Ryan in my sights for quite a while actually and we have had some discussions in the past, but the timing was right now. We are extremely happy to have signed the best heavyweight in the region to a multi fight deal." said Bean


VENUE INFORMATION:
ROF 40 also marks the promotion's return to the 1ST BANK CENTER, formerly known as the Broomfield Event Center. The arena is located just 15 minutes from both Downtown Denver and Boulder. The venue just received a multimillion dollar face lift and has recently hosted UFC FIGHT NIGHT on SPIKE TV.
 

Tickets also available at:
TicketHorse charge-by-phone (8am - 8pm M-Sat., 9am - 5pm Sun.): 866.461.6556.
TicketHorse Kiosks located at all Dicks Sporting Goods
*price does not include $4.00 facility fee, additional charges may apply

VIP TABLES:
As always if you would like to see the event is style, VIP GOLD and VIP SILVER tables can be purchased. The VIP tables seat 8 people and are catered by Brothers BBQ. Cocktail service is available to the VIP tables. Call 303-521-0966 or e-mail beanz4@msn.com to reserve your table!

 

 

MMA News Links

07-16-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

*One on One with Sheldon Marr - http://www.fightfan.net/?page_id=3160


Shark Fights 17 results: Rosholt decisions Horwich, Rodriguez earns quick win - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24421/shark-fights-17-results-rosholt-decisions-horwich-rodriguez-earns-quick-win.mma


Jose Aldo Defends Featherweight Title Vs. Kenny Florian at UFC 136 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/15/jose-aldo-defends-featherweight-title-vs-kenny-florian-at-ufc-1/


Heavyweight Brett Rogers proclaims innocence following June incident - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24414/heavyweight-brett-rogers-proclaims-innocence-following-june-incident.mma


Lightweight Attraction: Lauzon-Guillard Added to Growing UFC 136 Bill - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Lightweight-Attraction-Lauzon-Guillard-Added-to-Growing-UFC-136-Bill-33971


Chad Mendes talks about why he decided not to wait for a title shot against Jose Aldo - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Chad-Mendes-explains-why-he-decided-not-to-wait-for-a-title-shot-against-Jose-Aldo-13265


Jon Jones doing MMA math on Rampage - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7270


DREAM results and live updates for 'Fight for Japan GP Final' TONIGHT (July 16) from Tokyo - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/7/15/2277285/dream-live-results-for-fight-for-japan-bantamweight-tournament-final


Mackens Semerzier and Mike Lullo agree to UFC Fight Night 25 matchup - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24422/mackens-semerzier-and-mike-lullo-agree-to-ufc-fight-night-25-matchup.mma


Truth lies in the middle - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/07/15/showdown_column_machida/


Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Weigh In for the City of Dreams exclusively presents Legend Fighting Championship 5 - http://www.adcombat.com/news/2011-07-15/mixed-martial-arts-athletes-weigh-city-dreams-exclusively-presents-legend-fighting-c


Carlos Condit vs. B.J. Penn Verbally Agreed to for UFC 137 - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/7/16/2278460/carlos-condit-vs-b-j-penn-verbally-agreed-to-for-ufc-137


Re-Motivated Ryan Bader starts training at Xtreme Couture - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Re-Motivated-Ryan-Bader-starts-training-at-Xtreme-Couture-13266


When One FC takes over MMA in Asia, remember this article - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5241:when-one-fc-takes-over-mma-in-asia-remember-this-article&catid=34:organizations


Odd Men Out: Five UFC Stars With Uncertain Futures - http://www.cagepotato.com/odd-men-out-five-ufc-stars-with-uncertain-futures/


HBO Sports President stepping down - http://mmapayout.com/2011/07/hbo-sports-president-stepping-down/


Florida's Xtreme Fighting Championships resigns with HDNet for eight to ten live events - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1695


Alistair Overeem Mulls the Move to Boxing to Fight Vitali Klitschko - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=704:alistair-overeem-mulls-the-move-to-boxing-to-fight-vitali-klitschko&catid=37:non-k-1


Watch the greatest highlight reel you will ever see: CHRONICLES OF FEDOR - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/15/watch-the-greatest-highlight-reel-you-will-ever-see-chronicles-of-fedor/


*Colorado MMA

 

 

MMA News Links

07-15-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

CEO Bjorn Rebney: Nate Marquardt currently "just isn't a good fit" for Bellator - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24396/ceo-bjorn-rebney-nate-marquardt-currently-just-isnt-a-good-fit-for-bellator.mma


Royler won’t fight Bravo at ADCC, and challenged him to a MMA fight - http://www.tatame.com/2011/07/13/Royler-wont-fight-Bravo-at-ADCC-and-challenged-him-to-a-MMA-fight


ONE Fighting Championship™ launches the largest MMA organization in Asian history - http://www.adcombat.com/news/2011-07-14/one-fighting-championship™-launches-largest-mma-organization-asian-history


Nate Marquardt and BJ Penn in very bitter twitter quarrel - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/337957/Nate-Marquardt-and-BJ-Penn-in-very-bitter-twitter-quarrel/


Drew Fickett Overweight Ahead of DREAM BW Japan GP Final - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/15/drew-fickett-overweight-ahead-of-dream-bw-japan-gp-final/


Matt Hamill To Face Alexander Gustafsson At UFC 133 - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/07/14/matt-hamill-to-face-alexander-gustafsson-at-ufc-133/


Lytle Considering 2012 Run for Indiana House or Senate - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Lytle-Considering-2012-Run-for-Indiana-House-or-Senate-33955


Payout Spotlight: ProElite VP of Fight Operations T. Jay Thompson – Part 2 - http://mmapayout.com/2011/07/payout-spotlight-proelite-vp-of-fight-operations-t-jay-thompson-part-2/


Okami felt he lost to Anderson on 2006, wants to “show who's the best” - http://www.tatame.com/2011/07/14/Okami-felt-he-lost-to-Anderson-on-2006-wants-to-show-whos-the-best


Cro Cop vs. Big Country This Oct. - http://www.ufc.com/news/Baby-Bombers-The-Next-Generation-is-Here


Injured Phil Davis Still Wanted to Go Through With Rashad Evans Fight - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/14/injured-phil-davis-still-wanted-to-go-through-with-rashad-evans/


White Confirms That Matyushenko Was Plan D For Evans - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/white-confirms-that-matyushenko-was-plan-d-for-evans/


Ex-UFC champ Brock Lesnar's recovery proving "incredible," says Dana White - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24393/ex-ufc-champ-brock-lesnars-recovery-proving-incredible-says-dana-white.mma


Milton Vieira vs. Bobby Green targeted for Strikeforce Challengers 18 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24394/milton-vieira-vs-bobby-green-targeted-for-strikeforce-challengers-18.mma


Bloodstain Lane Pays Tribute to Andy Hug - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=701:bloodstain-lane-pays-tribute-to-andy-hug&catid=36:k-1


Machida Confirms Anderson Silva Money Request for Evans Fight - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Machida-Confirms-Anderson-Silva-Money-Request-for-Evans-Fight-33947


UFC President: Machidas UFC 133 Demands a Slap in the Face - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-President-Machidas-UFC-133-Demands-a-Slap-in-the-Face-33946


Tito Ortiz's UFC 133 Dilemma Spotlights Reward vs. Risk in Late-Notice Fights - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/14/tito-ortizs-ufc-133-dilemma-spotlights-reward-vs-risk-in-late/


Baby Bombers - The Next Generation is Here - http://www.ufc.com/news/Baby-Bombers-The-Next-Generation-is-Here


Uncertainty at Hand for Women’s MMA - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Uncertainty-at-Hand-for-Womens-MMA-33873

 

 

MMA News Links

07-14-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Davis Injured, Ortiz Gets Call to Face Evans in UFC 133 rematch - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-133-evans-vs-tito-2-announcement


Hayato "Mach" Sakurai Injured; Eiji Ishikawa Steps in to Face Marius Zaromskis at DREAM - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/13/hayato-mach-sakurai-injured-eiji-ishikawa-steps-in-to-face-ma/


Kaitlin Young To Face Elaina Maxwell At CCF 6: Bushido - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/07/13/kaitlin-young-to-face-elaina-maxwell-at-ccf-6-bushido/


Nelson, Cro Cop Slated for UFC 137 Heavyweight Tilt - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Nelson-Cro-Cop-Slated-for-UFC-137-Heavyweight-Tilt-33934


MMA fighters talk about judging problems in MMA - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/MMA-fighters-talk-about-judging-problems-in-MMA-13252


Free to fight again, Nate Marqaurdt thanks supporters, challenges those who piled on - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24383/free-to-fight-again-nate-marqaurdt-thanks-supporters-challenges-those-who-piled-on.mma


Old Man Hendo talks TRT - http://www.fightlinker.com/old-man-hendo-talks-trt


And So It Ends: War Machine’s Last Big House Blog…At Least for Now - http://www.cagepotato.com/and-so-it-ends-war-machines-last-big-house-blog-at-least-for-now/


Check out Cowboy Cerrone's cowboy ranch, located in the middle of nowhere - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5221:check-out-cowboy-cerrones-cowboy-ranch-located-in-the-middle-of-nowhere&catid=34:organizations


MMA: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Michael Bisping vs. Siyar Bahadurzada - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/765137-mma-a-head-to-toe-breakdown-of-michael-bisping-vs-siyar-bahadurzada


Reagan Penn to Make MMA Debut on ProElite's Return in August - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/13/reagan-penn-to-make-mma-debut-on-proelites-return-in-august/


Horodecki headlines 1st Bellator Cdn show - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/07/13/bellator-47-0/


Ultimate Submissions: Using the butterfly guard as a weapon in MMA - http://www.sbnation.com/users/AintNoSunshine/blog


White: Machida reneged on UFC 133 committment; Ortiz's job no longer on line - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24382/white-machida-reneged-on-ufc-133-committment-ortizs-job-no-longer-on-line.mma


I'm Sold on the Muay Thai Premier League - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=700:im-sold-on-the-muay-thai-premier-league&catid=37:non-k-1


Photo Gallery: Nam Phan trains for his UFC 133 fight with Mike Brown - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Photo-Gallery-Nam-Phan-trains-for-the-fight-against-Mike-Brown-at-UFC-133-13246


Keeney, Bennett Battle for Interim Championship at CageSport XV - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/keeney-bennett-battle-for-interim-championship-at-cagesport-xv/


Submission of the Half-Year: The Twister - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/14/submission-of-the-half-year-the-twister/

 

 

MMA News Links

07-13-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

New Mexico Commission Overturns Draw, Declares Chris Camozzi Winner - http://mmaweekly.com/new-mexico-commission-overturns-draw-declares-chris-camozzi-winner


Bellator 185 Champ Hector Lombard: Marquardt can take all the drugs he wants, I'll whoop his --s anyway - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/Other/Bellator-185-Champ-Hector-Lombard-Marquardt-can-take-all-the-drugs-he-wants-Ill-whoop-his-s-anyway-13238


UFC's Chael Sonnen Not The First MMA Star To Try Pro Wrestling Shenanigans - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/7/12/2270982/ufc-chael-sonnen-mma-star-pro-wrestling


Fight of the Half-Year: Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have a Draw - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/13/fight-of-the-half-year-ladies-and-gentlemen-we-have-a-draw/


After Florian, Aldo Open to Dream Fights at 155, 135 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/After-Florian-Aldo-Open-to-Dream-Fights-at-155-135-33910


Scott Coker: Fedor Emelianenko's value would drop if he loses to Dan Henderson - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/Strikeforce/Scott-Coker-Fedor-Emelianenkos-value-would-drop-if-he-loses-to-Dan-Henderson-13244


Tito Ortiz Turns Down Opportunity for Rematch With Rashad Evans - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/12/tito-ortiz-turns-down-opportunity-for-rematch-with-rashad-evans/


UFC 133 Fight Card News: Lyoto Machida Offered Slot For Injured Phil Davis - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/4/22/2126233/ufc-133-fight-card-news-vitor-belfort-vs-yoshihiro-akiyama-announced


The Hits That Count Episode 6: Next Level Supplementation - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/brian-stann-episode-6/


Exclusive: Junior Dos Santos talks title, management, Nogueira - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7243


Heavyweights Neil Grove and Zak Jensen clash at Bellator 47 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24365/heavyweights-neil-grove-and-zak-jensen-clash-at-bellator-47.mma


UFC 136: Why Brian Stann vs. Chael Sonnen Is a Huge Miscalculation by the UFC - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/764276-ufc-136-why-stann-sonnen-is-a-huge-miscalculation-by-the-ufc


Dream 2011 Japan Bantamweight Tourney Final: What to Watch For - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Dream-2011-Japan-Bantamweight-Tourney-Final-What-to-Watch-For-33821


ProElite VP of Fight Operations T. Jay Thompson – Part 1 - http://mmapayout.com/2011/07/payout-spotlight-proelite-vp-of-fight-operations-t-jay-thompson-part-1/


Enough is Enough: Referee Incompetence in Calgary Highlights Shortcomings - UPDATES - http://communities.canada.com/theprovince/blogs/keyboard-kimura/archive/2011/07/11/enough-is-enough-referee-incompetence-in-calgary-highlights-shortcomings.aspx


Lion Fight Promotions Pits Four WBC Muay Thai Titles On The Line In Primm, NV Aug. 20 - http://www.fighthubtv.com/k-1/lion-fight-promotions-pits-four-wbc-muay-thai-titles-line-primm-nv-aug-20/


Faber beaten? Johnson injured? Ex-WEC champ Bowles still campaigning for Cruz - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24366/faber-beaten-johnson-injured-ex-champ-bowles-still-campaigning-for-cruz.mma


Carolina Fight Promotions 16: Carolina Crown set for July 30 in Fayetteville, N.C. - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/13/carolina-fight-promotions-16-carolina-crown-set-for-july-30-in-fayetteville-n-c/


Cacareco Released by UFC; Manager Cites Lazy Performance - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Cacareco-Released-by-UFC-Manager-Cites-Lazy-Performance-33916


MMAWeekly’s Damon Martin on Calgary CBC Radio and The Fight Show on Wednesday - http://mmaweekly.com/mmaweeklys-damon-martin-on-calgary-cbc-radio-and-the-fight-show-on-wednesday

 

 

MMA News Links

07-12-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Fitch vs Penn rematch is off, according to Penn - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7230


MMA Top 10 Light Heavyweights: Was Bader Pushed Too Hard? - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/12/mma-top-10-light-heavyweights-was-bader-pushed-too-hard/


Lombard Pleads for Marquardt Matchup - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Lombard-Pleads-for-Marquardt-Matchup-33903


Rad Martinez Never Saw Himself as an Inspiration, Just a Son with a Duty - http://mmaweekly.com/rad-martinez-never-saw-himself-as-an-inspiration-just-a-son-with-a-duty-to-his-family


Douglas Lima Counting Down to Bellator Debut - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/douglas-lima-bellator-debut/


Injury Forces Todd Duffee Off DREAM BW Japan GP Final - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/11/injury-forces-todd-duffee-off-dream-bw-japan-gp-finals/


Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs. Charles Oliveira Bumped to Main Card for UFC on Versus 5 - http://mmaweekly.com/donald-cowboy-cerrone-vs-charles-oliveira-bumped-to-main-card-for-ufc-on-versus-5


Ken Shamrock fires back at MMA media; discusses special rules against James Toney - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/11/ken-shamrock-fires-back-at-mma-media-discusses-special-rules-against-james-toney/


2011's Unofficial Half-Year Awards: The Fights - http://www.ufc.com/news/2011-half-year-awards-fights


Jake Ellenberger: Jake Shields is not going to beat me - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Jake-Ellenberger-Jake-Shields-is-not-going-to-beat-me-13235


Only in Japan: Jerome Le Banner vs. Josh Barnett Set for August - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=698:only-in-japan-jerome-le-banner-vs-josh-barnett-set-for-august&catid=37:non-k-1


Jones won't be giving title up to "half-passionate" Rampage - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7229


Kim Couture says Calgary commission approved controversial fight with Sheila Bird - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24350/kim-couture-says-calgary-commission-approved-controversial-fight-with-sheila-bird.mma


Know Your Role: The Growth Of Faces And Heels In MMA - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/07/know-your-role-growth-of-faces-and.html


Strikeforce.com report removed, Fedor Emelianenko is NOT fighting Anderson Silva or Georges St. Pierre - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Strikeforcecom-Hacked-Fedor-Emelianenko-is-NOT-fighting-Anderson-Silva-13230


Delegate says mixed martial arts rules deter promotions - http://www.dailymail.com/News/statenews/201107100854


MMA on TV - http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2011/07/11/mma-on-tv-45/


The Ulysses Gomez Experiment: My First Time - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/11/the-ulysses-gomez-experiment-my-first-time/


Prospects Like Phil Davis Shouldn’t Be Thrown Into the Fire – But They Shouldn’t Be Held Back, Either - http://fantasyfights.wordpress.com/2011/07/12/prospects-like-phil-davis-shouldnt-be-thrown-into-the-fire-but-they-shouldnt-be-held-back-either/


Late Stoppage Highlights the Importance of MMA Officiating (video) - http://www.sportsbythenumbersmma.com/2011/07/late-stoppage-highlights-importance-of.html

 

 

MMA News Links

07-11-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Like It Or Not, Mixed Martial Arts Continues To Evolve - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/talking-about-an-evolution/


Weekend Rundown: BJJ Wiz ‘Demente’ Abreu Rolls in MMA Debut - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Weekend-Rundown-BJJ-Wiz-Demente-Abreu-Rolls-in-MMA-Debut-33838


Calgary Combatitive Sports Commission to investigate the late referee stoppage in Kim Couture vs. Sheila Bird fight - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/Other/Calgary-Commission-to-investigate-the-late-referee-stoppage-in-Kim-Couture-vs-Sheila-Bird-fight-13228


Edge and UFC Partner to Identify Fighters on the ‘Edge of Greatness’ - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/edge-and-ufc-partner-to-identify-fighters-on-the-edge-of-greatness/


Jewels Books Featherweight Tournament For September 11 - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/07/09/jewels-books-featherweight-tournament-for-september-11/


Joe Lauzon, ‘If the UFC Wants Me to Fight Melvin Guillard, then Let’s Do It’ - http://mmaweekly.com/joe-lauzon-if-the-ufc-wants-me-to-fight-melvin-guillard-then-lets-do-it


No Holds Barred: M-1 Hits A Home Run, Boxing Strikes Out, ADCC and Catch Wrestling On Deck - http://nhbnews.podomatic.com/player/web/2011-07-11T03_00_36-07_00


Stone vs Walker announced for September - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7223


BAMMA 7: Efrain Escudero Talks Fighting in the UK and Tim Radcliffe - http://www.fullmount.co.uk/index.php/mma-news/1-latest-news/1353-bamma-7-efrain-escudero-talks-fighting-in-the-uk-and-tim-radcliffe


Jon Jones brother Arthur says 'Bones' will be UFC heavyweight champion one day - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/7/11/2269558/jon-jones-brother-arthur-says-bones-will-be-ufc-heavyweight-champion


Guillard wants Lauzon fight to maintain momentum - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7224


If victorious at Shark Fights 17, Jake Rosholt hopes for return to the UFC - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24332/if-victorious-at-shark-fights-17-jake-rosholt-hopes-for-return-to-the-ufc.mma


Ken Shamrock explains why he's fighting James Toney this September - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/Other/Ken-Shamrock-explains-why-hes-fighting-James-Toney-this-September-13229


Former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Finalist Andre Winner Released from the UFC - http://mmaweekly.com/former-ultimate-fighter-finalist-andre-winner-released-from-the-ufc


A Quick Chat with Michele Gutierrez - http://www.fightergirls.com/news.asp?ID=723


Alistair Overeem gets taken down by a Polish reporter (Video) - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/7/10/2268951/alistair-overeem-gets-taken-down-by-a-polish-reporter-video


MMA is My Business: Manager Alex Davis states the case for fighter management - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24340/mma-is-my-business-manager-alex-davis-states-the-case-for-fighter-management.mma


Sonnen appalls fans, says nice things about Stann - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7221


"Suga" Rush - Evans' Defining Moments - http://www.ufc.com/news/Suga-Rush-Evans-Defining-Moments

 

 

MMA News Links

07-10-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

*Megumi Fujii, Yuka Tsuji Victorious at Jewels 15th Ring - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/09/megumi-fuji-yuka-tsuji-victorious-at-jewels-15th-ring/


Colorado MMA Doc Alex Comments on Testosterone and MMA - http://www.mmabuzz.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&show=testosterone-and-mma.html&Itemid=62#comment-1576


Bas Rutten’s had enough of lousy officiating & TRT usage by steroiders in MMA - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkEjNLBVzc4&feature=player_embedded


Roberts Edges Former KOTC Ace Lopez at Jacksons MMA Series 5 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Roberts-Edges-Former-KOTC-Ace-Lopez-at-Jacksons-MMA-Series-5-33833


Maximo Blanco: Made in Japan - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/Maximo-Blanco-Made-in-Japan-33707


Kim Couture gets choked unconscious by Sheila Bird at AX Combat 1 - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Kim-Couture-gets-choked-unconscious-by-Sheila-Bird-at-AX-Combat-1-13220


Bellator 'interested' in signing - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/7/9/2267907/bellator-interested-in-signing-nate-marquardt-but-waiting-for


Cage Warriors 43 results: Paraisy ends odd fight with TKO; Duffy outlasts Heagley - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24333/cage-warriors-43-results.mma


Cris Cyborg hopes to convince Dana White on women's MMA - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7219


Hioki becomes the latest Japanese transfer to test UFC waters - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/hioki-makes-ufc-debut-against-roop-at-ufc-137/


Renzo Gracie Academy 360: An Inside Look at Renzo’s School in New York - http://mmaweekly.com/renzo-gracie-academy-360-an-inside-look-at-renzos-school-in-new-york


The Harsh Reality Regarding the State of Women's MMA - http://communities.canada.com/theprovince/blogs/keyboard-kimura/archive/2011/07/09/the-harsh-reality-regarding-the-state-of-women-s-mma.aspx


Half-Year in Review: 2011's UFC Stats, Facts & Figures - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/09/stats-facts-and-figures-for-2011s-ufc-events/


Jens Pulver, Felice Herrig, and Michelle Gutierrez Give Us Their Take on Supremacy MMA - http://mmaweekly.com/jens-pulver-felice-herrig-and-michelle-gutierrez-give-us-their-take-on-supremacy-mma


UFC Veteran Falcao Scores Brutal KO in Return Bout - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-Veteran-Falcao-Scores-Brutal-KO-in-Return-Bout-33834


Mixed Martial Arts from A to Z: An Idiot’s Guide to the Fight Game - http://mmafrenzy.com/19077/mixed-martial-arts-from-a-to-z-an-idiot’s-guide-to-the-fight-game/


Fight Code Istanbul Results - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=692:fight-code-istanbul-results&catid=39:europe&Itemid=59


10 Fights Signed for Shooto Brazil 24 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/10-Fights-Signed-for-Shooto-Brazil-24-33815


Tyson Griffin Not Starting Over as UFC Featherweight; Shoots Straight for the Top - http://mmaweekly.com/tyson-griffin-not-starting-over-as-ufc-featherweight-shoots-straight-for-the-top


Learn The Muay Thai Clinch from Anderson Silva - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/anderson-silva-the-muay-thai-clinch-book-review/


2011's Unofficial Half-Year Awards: The Knockouts - http://www.ufc.com/news/2011-half-year-awards-knockouts


*Megumi Fujii - Pancrase Promotions Committee member

 

 

MMA News Links

07-09-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Garner, Guseinov, Taisumov Score Knockout Wins at M-1 Global on Showtime - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/09/garner-taisumov-score-knockout-wins-at-m-1-global-on-showtime/


Jewels: “15th Ring” Live Play-By-Play & Results - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/07/09/jewels-15th-ring-live-play-by-play-results/


About 58% of tix sold for UFC 132 - http://www.usatoday.com/sports/mma/post/2011/07/about-58-of-tix-sold-for-ufc-132/176229/1?csp=34


Dos Santos explains decision to change managers - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7212


UFC 136 Fight Card: Brian Stann Vs. Chael Sonnen Announced - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/7/7/2264782/ufc-136-fight-card-brian-stann-vs-chael-sonnen-mma-news


Cyborg Wants New Strikeforce Deal as Birthday Present - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Cyborg-Wants-New-Strikeforce-Deal-as-Birthday-Present-33793


Bobby Lashley returns to headline Titan Fighting Championship 19 live on HDNet - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/08/bobby-lashley-returns-to-headline-titan-fighting-championship-19-live-on-hdnet/


Andrei Arlovski, Kendall Grove Likely for ProElites Return on Aug. 27 in Hawaii - http://mmafrenzy.com/19086/andrei-arlovski-kendall-grove-likely-for-proelites-return-on-aug-27-in-hawaii/


Herman in for Injured Lawlor vs. Noke - http://www.ufc.com/news/uvs5-fight-card-updates


Rad And His Dad: First Rad Martinez Story From Deseret News - http://mmaweekly.com/rad-and-his-dad-first-rad-martinez-story-from-deseret-news-in-utah


Shark Fights 17 on HDNet - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1685


Did the knockout of the year just happen at M-1 Challenge? - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5172:did-the-knockout-of-the-year-just-happen-at-m-1-challenge&catid=34:organizations


Check Out Clay Guida's SafeAuto Insurance Commerical - http://www.galsguidetomma.com/2011/7/8/2266492/check-out-clay-guidas-safeauto-insurance-commerical


15 Ufc 132 Fighters Tested For Drugs, All Come Back Clean - http://mmaweekly.com/15-ufc-132-fighters-tested-for-drugs-all-come-back-clean


Report: Marquardt Rumored To Be In Talks With Bellator - http://www.bjpenn.com/profiles/blogs/report-marquardt-rumored-to-be


Prospects Anthony Birchak, Jamie Schmidt and Cliff Starks added to Rage in the Cage 153 card - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1686


Ortiz coach celebrates "coup for jiu jitsu" - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7217


Jerome Le Banner: "I'm not a K-1 fighter." - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=691:jerome-le-banner-qim-not-a-k-1-fighterq&catid=36:k-1


MMA Business: Music Sponsor Steps In to Provide Walkout Music for Nick Diaz at UFC 137 - http://mmaweekly.com/mma-business-music-sponsor-steps-in-to-provide-walkout-music-for-nick-diaz-at-ufc-137


Chael Sonnen: UFC Locker Room is Plagued with Cowards - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/chael-sonnen-ufc-locker-room-plagued-with-cowards/


52 Things I Love About MMA: Wanderlei Silva's Bare Knuckle Brilliance - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/7/8/2265843/mma-wanderlei-silva-bare-knuckle-ufc-news

 

 

MMA News Links

07-08-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

M-1 Challenge 26 weigh-in results: Showtime fighters all on weight - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24308/m-1-challenge-26-weigh-in-results-showtime-fighters-all-on-weight.mma


Ben Askren blasts Nate Marquardt: The worst thing about it is that he just keeps lying - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Ben-Askren-blasts-Nate-Marquardt-The-worst-thing-about-it-is-that-he-just-keeps-lying-13200


Featherweight, Megaton Title Fights Added to Deep 55 Impact - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Featherweight-Megaton-Title-Fights-Added-to-Deep-55-Impact-33781


Charles Oliveira to Face Donald Cerrone at UFC on Versus 5 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/07/charles-oliveira-to-face-donald-cerrone-at-ufc-on-versus-5/


The Thinking Man's Fighter - Rashad Evans - http://www.ufc.com/news/The-Thinking-Mans-Fighter-Rashad-Evans


Melvin Guillard Is Ready for Anyone - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/melvin-guillard-ready-for-whoever-ufc-wants-him-to-fight/


UFC Champion Dominick Cruz Wants to Clean Out Bantamweight Division - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-champion-dominick-cruz-wants-to-clean-out-bantamweight-division


Aftershock: What's next for Nate Marquardt? - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Aftershock-Whats-next-for-Nate-Marquardt-13199


K-1's Tanikawa and Yuta Kubo Discuss "Hidden Treasures" Fighters - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=689:k-1s-tanikawa-and-yuta-kubo-discuss-qhidden-treasuresq-fighters&catid=44:video&Itemid=61


Nate Marquardt Hearing Set For July 13 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24306/no-decision-on-nate-marquardts-suspension-pennsylvania-hearing-slated-for-july-13.mma


Kenny Garner Out to Prove First Time Wasn’t a Fluke at M-1 Challenge 26 - http://mmaweekly.com/kenny-garner-out-to-prove-first-time-wasnt-a-fluke-at-m-1-challenge-26


The Wild Card Blog: American Top Team OKC - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/07/the-wild-card-blog-american-top-team-okc/


Demian Maia hoping for return fight at UFC 136 in Houston against 'top 10 opponent' - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/7/8/2265644/ufc-quick-quote-demian-maia-hoping-for-return-fight-at-ufc-136-in


International spotlight: Phil De Fries upsets Stav Economou in UK heavyweight prospect battle - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1684


Brydon on MMA: Judging controversy - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/07/08/brydon_on_mma_judging/


Cris Cyborg renews Strikeforce contract - http://www.fightlinker.com/cris-cyborg-renews-strikeforce-contract


MMA technique breakdown: The art and stylings of Judo - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/7/7/2265321/mma-technique-breakdown-the-art-of-judo


The Project Files: More Robbing and Stealing - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/07/the-project-files-more-robbing-and-stealing/


BAMMA Signs New Distribution Deal, Aiming to Air In Half A Billion Homes Within a Year - http://mmaweekly.com/bamma-signs-new-distribution-deal-aiming-to-air-in-half-a-billion-homes-within-a-year


Before M-1 Challenge 26, Beau Baker quietly terrorized his hometown - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24304/before-m-1-challenge-26-beau-baker-quietly-terrorized-his-hometown.mma


Stann, Mendes, Davis, McDonald on "Team Edge" - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-press-release-team-edge-070711

 

 

MMA News Links

07-07-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Those who know question TRT’s legitimacy - http://sports.yahoo.com/mma/news?slug=ki-iole_marquardt_trt_commissions_070611


Bellator Champion Ben Askren Has a Message for Nate Marquardt: ‘Bring It’ - http://mmaweekly.com/bellator-champion-ben-askren-has-a-message-for-nate-marquardt-bring-it


Evgeni Kogan: M-1 eyes bigger slice of U.S. pie - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/07/evgeni-kogan-m-1-eyes-bigger-slice-of-us-pie/1?csp=34


Fistic Medicine: Marquardt and Testosterone - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Fistic-Medicine-Marquardt-and-Testosterone-33733


Human Growth Hormone, we reveal the troubling truth - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2012012/Human-Growth-Hormone-We-reveal-toxic-truth-elixir-youth.html


Makdessi vs. Taylor Off; Now Cerrone vs. Oliveira - http://www.ufc.com/news/uvs5-fight-card-updates


K-1 Founder Kazuyoshi Ishii to Possibly Found a "New K-1" - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=687:k-1-founder-kazuyoshi-ishii-to-possibly-found-a-qnew-k-1q&catid=36:k-1


Brian Stann on Anderson & Wanderlei, His Rise And More - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/brian-stann-on-anderson-wanderlei-his-rise-and-more/


Pro MMA Now training spotlight: Zebra Mats - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/07/pro-mma-now-training-spotlight-zebra-mats/


No Holds Barred: Eric Nicholl Previews M-1 Challenge XXVI: Bennett vs. Garner - http://nhbnews.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-06T21_38_45-07_00


Rock at the Dock 4 Summer Bash almost set for Mooresville, NC on July 16th - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/07/rock-at-the-dock-4-summer-bash-almost-set-for-mooresville-nc-on-july-16th/


Fight Days Expert Panel Breaks Down The News - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/fight-days-expert-panel-breaks-down-the-news/


Gesias JZ Cavalcante vs Lyle Beerbohm Set For July 30th - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/07/06/gesias-jz-cavalcante-vs-lyle-beerbohm-set-for-july-30th/


The Unsolicited Advisor: Three Ways to Tell if You Need an Immediate Rematch - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/06/the-unsolicited-advisor-three-ways-to-tell-if-you-need-an-immed/


2011's Unofficial Half-Year Awards: The Upsets - http://www.ufc.com/news/2011-half-year-awards-upsets


New UFC 134 Brazilian trailer shows twist on traditional Zuffa production - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/336306/New-UFC-134-Brazilian-trailer-shows-twist-on-traditional-Zuffa-production/

 

 

MMA News Links

07-06-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Mma Top 10 Rankings: Carlos Condit Making A Move - http://mmaweekly.com/mma-top-10-rankings-carlos-condit-making-a-move


Kawajiri vs. Fickett, Mizuno vs. Prangley Booked for DREAM BW GP Finals - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/06/kawajiri-vs-fickett-mizuno-vs-prangley-booked-for-dream-bw-gp/


Womens Pound-for-pound Mma Top 10 - http://mmaweekly.com/womens-pound-for-pound-mma-top-10


Zoila Gurgel: Evolution Of A Mixed Martial Arts Champion - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/07/05/zoila-gurgel-evolution-of-a-mixed-martial-arts-champion/


Bellator signs lightweight Thiago Michel Pereira Silva - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/07/bellator-signs-lightweight-thiago-michel-pereira-silva/1?csp=34


2011's Unofficial Half-Year Awards: The Newcomers - http://www.ufc.com/news/2011-half-year-awards-newcomers


Griffin Overweight, but Expects to be Ready for Rua in Rio - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Griffin-Overweight-but-Expects-to-be-Ready-for-Rua-in-Rio-33696


Heavyweight Mma Top 10 (over 205 Pounds) - http://mmaweekly.com/heavyweight-division-265-pound-limit-mma-top-10


Matt Hughes: George St. Pierre can beat Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Matt-Hughes-George-St-Pierre-can-beat-Nick-Diaz-and-Anderson-Silva-13192


Jawbreaker Fights 12 almost finalized for July 15 in Jacksonville, NC - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/06/jawbreaker-fights-12-almost-finalized-for-july-15-in-jacksonville-nc/


A Sneak Peak of AFAV's Upcoming Rob Kaman Interview - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=686:a-sneak-peak-of-afavs-upcoming-rob-kaman-interview&catid=37:non-k-1


Henderson will be barely over light-heavy for Fedor fight - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7190


UFC 132 Medical Suspensions: 6 Fighters Out up to 6 Months - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-132-Medical-Suspensions-6-Fighters-Out-up-to-6-Months-33706


Former UFC lightweight champ Sean Sherk aiming for fall return - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24278/former-ufc-lightweight-champ-sean-sherk-aiming-for-fall-return.mma


Urijah Faber and BJ Penn weigh in on judging in MMA - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/7/6/2261971/urijah-faber-and-bj-penn-weigh-in-on-judging-in-mma


Joe Lauzon vs. Charles Oliveira in the Works for UFC 138 in San Jose - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/7/6/2261868/report-joe-lauzon-vs-charles-oliveira-in-the-works-for-ufc-138-in-san


M-1 Challenge: Bennett vs. Garner full card airs LIVE on Showtime - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/05/m-1-challenge-bennett-vs-garner-full-card-airs-live-on-showtime/


Ortiz takes $525K for big win at UFC 132 - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/07/05/ufc-132-purses-0/


Maynard still not cleared to fight; Edgar rep says champ could be ready by October - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24280/maynard-still-not-cleared-to-fight-edgar-rep-says-champ-could-be-ready-by-october.mma


New Jersey Athletic Commission details Marquardt issues - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7191


Heavyweight title on the line at CageSport XV - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/05/heavyweight-title-on-the-line-at-cagesport-xv/

 

 

MMA News Links

07-05-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Fedor Emelianenko Talks Retirement, His Legacy, and Possible Drop to Light Heavyweight - http://mmaweekly.com/fedor-emelianenko-talks-retirement-his-legacy-and-possible-drop-to-light-heavyweight


Falling Action: Best and Worst of UFC 132 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/04/falling-action-best-and-worst-of-ufc-132/


Dana White Understands Recent Spike TV Moves, but Warns 'I Owe You One' - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/01/dana-white-understands-recent-spike-tv-moves-but-warns-i-owe-y/


Minotoro on the UFC 133 Tightrope against Franklin - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Minotoro-on-the-UFC-133-Tightrope-against-Franklin-33610


Can US Army Captain ‘G.I’ Jason Norwood Stop Eddie ‘Crazy Face’ Arizmendi’s War Cry? - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/can-us-army-captain-‘g-i’-jason-norwood-stop-eddie-‘crazy-face’-arizmendi’s-war-cry/


Report: Spike TV has given up on re-signing UFC - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7185


UFC on Versus 5 Fight Card: Hardy vs. Lytle - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/7/4/2258828/ufc-on-versus-5-fight-card-hardy-vs-lytle


Teaching People The Martial Arts: Two Pieces of Advice - http://www.bjpenn.com/profiles/blogs/teaching-people-the-martial


Gustafsson vs. Matyushenko, Mendes vs. Yahya official for UFC 133's "UFC Prelims" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24266/gustafsson-vs-matyushenko-mendes-vs-yahya-official-for-ufc-133s-ufc-prelims.mma


It’s Not the Expected Title Shot, but Pat Bennett Amped Up for Revenge at M-1 Challenge - http://mmaweekly.com/its-not-the-expected-title-shot-but-pat-bennett-amped-up-for-revenge-at-m-1-challenge


Spike TV Sets Prelims Live Lineups for UFC 133, 134 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Spike-TV-Sets-Prelims-Live-Lineups-for-UFC-133-134-33679


Keith Kizer Comments At Length About PED Testing (Part 2) - http://www.mmahq.com/blog/2011/07/04/keith-kizer-comments-at-length-about-ped-testing-part-2/


The Week in Wounds: Updates from Fighters About Their Injuries - http://www.galsguidetomma.com/2011/7/4/2247745/the-week-in-wounds-updates-from-fighters-about-their-injuries


UFC 132: Five Things to Take Away - http://www.cagepotato.com/ufc-132-five-things-to-take-away/


Boku-Hironaka Title Tilt Tops Shootors Legacy 3 Card - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Boku-Hironaka-Title-Tilt-Tops-Shootors-Legacy-3-Card-33686


Chris Leben says UFC 132 win fueled by fans' love for Wanderlei Silva - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24269/chris-leben-says-ufc-132-win-fueled-by-fans-love-for-wanderlei-silva.mma


Ortiz blames "out of body experience" for delayed choke release - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7184


Charlie Brenneman talks Marquardt and upsetting Rick Story – http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/04/charlie-brenneman-talks-marquardt-and-upsetting-rick-story-exclusive/


Strikeforce shifts Olympian Rousey's debut - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/07/olympian-rouseys-strikeforce-debut-shifts-to-august/1?csp=34

 

 

MMA News Links

07-04-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC Targeting February 26, 2012, at Saitama Super Arena for Japan Show - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-targeting-february-26-2012-at-saitama-super-arena-for-japan-show


Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber Prove Little Guys Are Worthy of Big Hype - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/03/dominick-cruz-and-urijah-faber-prove-little-guys-are-worthy-of-b/


UFC 132 Unexpected Answers - http://www.sportsbythenumbersmma.com/2011/07/ufc-132-unexpected-answers.html


Maximum Fighting Signs 5 Year Deal with Mark Cuban HDNET - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/maximum-fighting-signs-5-year-deal-with-mark-cuban-hdnet/


One Mans View: Red Light for Cruz-Faber 3 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/One-Mans-View-Red-Light-for-Cruz-Faber-3-33664


4th of July Treat: Miesha Tate at UFC 132 - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/4th-of-July-Treat-Miesha-Tate-at-UFC-132-13178


Sarah D’Alelio vs. Ronda Rousey Bumped to Strikeforce Challengers on Aug 12 - http://mmaweekly.com/sarah-dalelio-vs-ronda-rousey-bumped-to-strikeforce-challengers-on-aug-12


Dana wants Wanderlei to follow Chuck into retirement - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7170


UFC brass says Demetrious Johnson could take title shot over Brian Bowles - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24261/ufc-brass-says-demetrious-johnson-could-take-title-shot-over-brian-bowles.mma


BJJ student chokes out car jacking suspect - http://www.theledger.com/article/20110702/NEWS/110709894/1338/sitemaps?p=1&tc=pg


A Day When MMA Knocked Out Boxing - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/03/ufc-132-morning-after-a-day-when-mma-knocked-out-boxing/


5 Reasons Melvin Guillard Is a Bad Matchup for Anyone - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/756778-ufc-132-results-5-reasons-melvin-guillard-is-a-bad-matchup-for-anyone


MMA on TV - http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2011/07/04/mma-on-tv-44/


You Mad? - A Recap of this Week’s Beefs, Twitter Beefs, Squabbles, Rants, Wars of Words and Other Assorted Drama in MMA - http://www.galsguidetomma.com/2011/7/3/2246288/you-mad-a-recap-of-this-weeks-beefs-twitter-beefs-squabbles-rants


11 Current MMA Greats Most Likely Competing Past Their Peak Performance - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/756350-11-current-mma-greats-most-likely-competing-past-their-peak-performance


UFC 132: Payout Perspective - http://mmapayout.com/2011/07/ufc-132-payout-perspective/


No Holds Barred: Val Worthington, Emily Kwok, and Lola Newsom on Women's Grappling Camp - http://nhbnews.podomatic.com/entry/index/2011-07-03T12_43_12-07_00


Six Winners and Losers of UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Six-Winners-and-Loses-of-UFC-132-Cruz-vs-Faber-13179

 

 

UFC 132 - Results

07-03-2011

Denver, CO

 

From the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas

 

Main Bouts (On Pay-Per-View):
1. Dominick Cruz defeated Uirjah Faber by unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 48-47), R5
2. Chris Leben defeated Wanderlei Silva by KO (Punch) at 0:27, R1
3. Dennis Siver defeated Matt Wiman by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28), R3
4. Tito Ortiz defeated Ryan Bader by guillotine choke at 1:56, R1
5. Carlos Condit defeated Dong Hyun Kim by TKO from strikes at 2:58, R1

Preliminary Bouts (
On Spike/Rogers):
6. Melvin Guillard defeated Shane Roller by KO (Punch) at 2:12, R1
7. Rafael dos Anjos defeated George Sotiropoulos by KO (Punch) at 0:59, R1

Preliminary Bouts (On Facebook):
8. Brian Bowles defeated Takeya Mizugaki by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27), R3
9. Aaron Simpson defeated Brad Tavares by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3
10. Anthony Njokuani defeated Andre Winner by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26), R3
11. Jeff Hougland defeated Donny Walker by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27), R3

 

 

MMA News Links

07-03-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC 132 Results: Dickensian Drama For Two Of The Greatest Ever - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/7/2/2256732/ufc-132-results-tito-ortiz-Wanderlei-Silva-greatest-ever


Cruz Avenges Lone Loss at UFC 132; Vows to Stay Hungry - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Cruz-Avenges-Lone-Loss-at-UFC-132-Vows-to-Stay-Hungry-33658


Tito Ortiz saves job, submits Bader - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/07/tito-ortiz-saves-job-submits-bader/1?csp=34


Knockout Loss at UFC 132 Could Be 'End of the Road' for Wanderlei Silva - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/03/knockout-loss-at-ufc-132-could-be-end-of-the-road-for-wanderle/


UFC 132 Aftermath: Urijah Faber Disappointed in Loss, but Had Fun with Feud - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-132-aftermath-urijah-faber-disappointed-in-loss-but-had-fun-with-feud


Ortiz Calls Out Griffin Following UFC 132 Triumph - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Ortiz-Calls-Out-Griffin-Following-UFC-132-Triumph-33654


UFC 132 bonus awards - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7168


UFC boss says Condit one of division's best, "Natural Born Killer" not waiting for title shot - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24257/ufc-boss-says-condit-one-of-divisions-best-natural-born-killer-not-waiting-for-title-shot.mma


Klitschko Dominiates Haye To Capture Another Heavyweight Title - http://www.fighthubtv.com/boxing/klitschko-dominiates-haye-capture-another-heavyweight-title/


UFC 132 draws announced 12,947 attendance and $2.3 million live gate - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24253/ufc-132-draws-announced-12947-attendance-and-2-3-million-live-gate.mma


Staredown.Nl and StillWill Present Inside Look: Badr Hari's Return - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=682:staredownnl-and-stillwill-present-inside-look-badr-haris-return&catid=37:non-k-1


Matches to Make after UFC 132 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Matches-to-Make-after-UFC-132-33656


Should Ryan Bader Still Be Considered a Top Prospect? - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/756124-ufc-132-results-should-ryan-bader-still-be-considered-a-top-prospect


UFC 132 PHOTO GALLERY - http://mmafix.com/2011/07/ufc-132-photo-gallery-exclusive/


Anderson Silva makes top-10 Twitter Trending Topics list for 2011 - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/335595/Anderson-Silva-makes-top-10-Twitter-Trending-Topics-list-for-2011/


Ranking the Top 10 Welterweights in the UFC - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/756115-ufc-132-results-ranking-the-top-10-welterweights-in-the-ufc


UFC 132 Post-Fight Interviews: Faber, Sonnen, Ortiz, Bader, Condit, Guillard, Bowles, Njokuani, Dos Anjos - http://www.mmaconvert.com/2011/07/03/ufc-132-post-fight-interviews-faber-sonnen-ortiz-bader-condit-guillard-bowles-njokuani-dos-anjos/


McKee returns to MFC, defends belt vs. Cobb - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/07/01/mckee_mfc/


UFC 132 bonuses: Condit, Ortiz, Cruz and Faber get $75,000 awards - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24248/ufc-132-bonuses-condit-ortiz-cruz-faber-get-75000-awards.mma


UFC 132 Stock Report - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/UFC-132-Stock-Report-33652


Nate Marquardt: Inside MMA tackles the steroid problem in MMA - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyMZdfpGEPY&feature=player_embedded

 

 

UFC 132: CRUZ VS. FABER - Tonight From Las Vegas

07-02-2011, Pancrase Newswire, Denver, CO

Event date: Saturday, July 2, 6PM/9PM PT/ET

Venue: MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas

 

MAIN CARD (Pay-Per-View)
Champion Dominick Cruz (134) vs. Urijah Faber (135)
Wanderlei Silva (186) vs. Chris Leben (185)
Ryan Bader (205) vs. Tito Ortiz (205)
Carlos Condit (170) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (171)
Dennis Siver (156) vs. Matt Wiman (156)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike TV)
Melvin Guillard (155) vs. Shane Roller (155)
Rafael dos Anjos (155) vs. George Sotiropoulos (156)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)
Brian Bowles (135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136)
Aaron Simpson (185) vs. Brad Tavares (186)
Anthony Njokuani (156) vs. Andre

 

 

MMA News Links

07-02-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC 132 Main Fight Card Breakdowns: Dominick Cruz Vs. Urijah Faber, Wanderlei Silva Vs. Chris Leben And More - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/7/1/2252452/ufc-132-fight-card-predictions-dominick-cruz-vs-urijah-faber


Maximum Fighting Championship and HDNet sign new five-year deal - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/07/01/maximum-fighting-championship-and-hdnet-sign-new-five-year-deal/


Bader: Back to Drawing Board Before Ortiz Bout - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Bader-Back-to-Drawing-Board-Before-Ortiz-Bout-33641


The Cut List: Who's in Desperate Need of a Win at UFC 132? - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/07/01/the-cut-list-whos-in-desperate-need-of-a-win-at-ufc-132/


Shane Roller Believes He Can Stand and Bang with Melvin Guillard at UFC 132 - http://mmaweekly.com/shane-roller-believes-he-can-stand-and-bang-with-melvin-guillard-at-ufc-132


Faber Back Where He Belongs - In A Championship Fight - http://www.ufc.com/news/Faber-Back-Where-He-Belongs-In-A-Championship-Fight


Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For July 2011 - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/07/01/top-10-fighter-rankings-update-for-july-2011/


JDS questions need for a manager in the UFC - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7148


Life After Loss: An Aussies Return - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Life-After-Loss-An-Aussies-Return-33627


UFC 132: Andre Winner Laments British MMA's Fundamental Flaw - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/30/2251701/ufc-132-andre-winner-mma-ufc-news


Strikeforce Adds Two More Womens Bouts To July 30 Card - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/07/01/strikeforce-adds-two-more-womens-bouts-to-july-30-card/


UFC 132 CompuStrike Preview: Dominick Cruz Non-Stop - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/UFC-132-CompuStrike-Preview-Dominick-Cruz-Non-Stop-13158


UFC 132 weigh-in photos: An MMAjunkie.com image gallery - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24244/ufc-132-weigh-in-photos-an-mmajunkie-com-image-gallery.mma


Dana White Responds to Spike TV's Programming Tactics - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/7/1/2255455/ufc-dana-white-responds-spike-tvs-programming-tactics-mma-news


UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan to host "Fear Factor" relaunch on NBC - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24242/ufc-broadcaster-joe-rogan-to-host-fear-factor-relaunch-on-nbc.mma


Wanderlei: "I am kamikaze now, kill or be killed" - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7162


Matt Mitrione apologizes to Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Matt-Mitrione-apologizes-for-to-Tito-Ortiz-and-Jenna-Jameson-13157

 

 

MMA News Links

07-01-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Nate Marquardt Is 'Done,' Dana White Says, but TRT Use a Trickier Subject - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/30/nate-marquardt-is-done-dana-white-says-but-trt-use-a-trickie/


Dana White comments on TRT in MMA, says Nate Marquardt "was either trying to cheat or has a horrible doctor" - http://www.mmatorch.com/artman2/publish/UFC_2/article_9795.shtml


Dana: No 'fourth chance' for Marquardt - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7150


Shane Carwin rep clarifies no-drug-test situation following UFC 131 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24230/shane-carwin-rep-clarifies-no-drug-test-situation-following-ufc-131.mma


Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Dummies - http://www.mmaconvert.com/2011/06/30/testosterone-replacement-therapy-for-dummies/


UFC 132 Preview & Predictions - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/07/ufc-132-preview-predictions/


Faber Back Where He Belongs - In A Championship Fight - http://www.ufc.com/news/Faber-Back-Where-He-Belongs-In-A-Championship-Fight


Dana White Says UFC Likely Headed to Japan Some Time This Year - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/30/dana-white-says-ufc-likely-headed-to-japan-some-time-this-year/


Three More Bouts Announced For Jewels: 15th Ring Card - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/30/three-more-bouts-announced-for-jewels-15th-ring-card/


UFC 132 Fight Card: Wanderlei Silva Finally Returns to ‘Axe Murdering’ - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-132-fight-card-wanderlei-silva-finally-returns-to-axe-murdering


Brett Rogers fired from Strikeforce after felony arrest - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/30/brett-rogers-fired-from-strikeforce-after-felony-arrest/


Tito Ortiz: Defining a Legacy - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/Tito-Ortiz-Defining-a-Legacy-33468


While Nate Marquardt Awaits Clearance, UFC 128 Win Won't Be Overturned - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/30/while-nate-marquardt-awaits-clearance-ufc-128-win-wont-be-over/


UFC 132: Tito Ortiz Only Thinking of Getting His Hand Raised, Not Future - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-132-tito-ortiz-only-thinking-of-getting-his-hand-raised-not-future


UFC and Spike TV: "Negotiating is never fun"- http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7151


UFC 132 live and official weigh-in results - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24226/ufc-132-live-and-official-weigh-in-results.mma


UFC 132 Fight Card: Dong Hyun Kim and Carlos Condit Believe Win Should Bring Title Shot - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/30/2253492/ufc-132-fight-card-dong-hyun-kim-carlos-condit-georges-st-pierre


An Argument For Team MMA Part 3 - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/argument-for-team-mma-part-3.html


It's Showtime Fast & Furious 70MAX Tournament Match-Ups Set - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=681:its-showtime-fast-a-furious-70max-tournament-match-ups-set&catid=37:non-k-1

 

 

MMA News Links

06-30-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Junior dos Santos splits with managers Ed Soares and Jorge Guimarães - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/29/Junior-dos-Santos-splits-with-managers-Ed-Soares-and-Jorge-Guimaraes

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UFC 132: Urijah Faber Says Dominick ‘The Decision-ater’ Cruz Doesn’t Have the Killer Instinct - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-135-urijah-faber-says-dominick-the-decision-ater-cruz-doesnt-have-the-killer-instinct


Chael Sonnen Now Free to Apply for License - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/29/chael-sonnen-now-free-to-apply-for-license/


Dos Anjos: My BJJ is Superior to Sotiropoulos - http://www.sherdog.com/videos/videointerview/Dos-Anjos-My-BJJ-is-Superior-to-Sotiropoulos-3122


UFC 132: Can Urijah Faber Avoid Losing Four Consecutive Title Fights? - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/29/2251623/can-urijah-faber-avoid-losing-four-consecutive-title-fights


Melvin Guillard - The Best He's Ever Been - http://www.ufc.com/news/Melvin-Guillard-The-Best-Hes-Ever-Been


Nate Marquardt's Coach Still Struggling With Questions, but Finding Few Answers - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/29/nate-marquardts-coach-still-struggling-with-questions-but-find/


Tito Ortiz: 'I'm fighting for my life' - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/06/tito-ortiz-i-want-to-make-the-best-time-of-it-now/1?csp=34


Urijah Faber Embraces 'No Shirt Nation' Prior to UFC 132 Title Fight - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/29/urijah-faber-embraces-no-shirt-nation-prior-to-ufc-132-title-f/


52 Things I Love About MMA: Kazushi Sakuraba And Royce Gracie Make History - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/29/2248499/mma-kazushi-sakuraba-royce-gracie-PRIDE-ufc-news


UFC 132 Open Workout Video Highlights - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/ufc-132-open-workout-video-highlights/


Photo of the Day: Fedor and Alexander Emelianenko training together in Kislovodsk, Russia - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/Strikeforce/Photo-of-the-Day-Fedor-and-Alexander-Emelianenko-training-together-in-Kislovodsk-Russia-13135


Bellator Open Tryouts July 16th In New Jersey - http://www.fighthubtv.com/mma/bellator-open-tryouts-july-16th-new-jersey/


Josh Neer tops Jesse Juarez & bantamweight prospect Jared Downing shines at Shark Fights 16 - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1677


Lentz-Oliveira Bout Ruled No Contest Due To Illegal Knee - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/29/lentz-oliveira-bout-ruled-no-contest-due-to-illegal-knee/


Kimbo Slice set to make Professional Boxing debut on August 13th - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/Other/Kimbo-Slice-set-to-make-Professional-Boxing-debut-on-August-13th-13139


MMA Fight Pit Announces Debut - http://www.sherdog.com/pictures/event/MMA-Fight-Pit-Signs-Al-Hassan-Alexander-Pulver-Ox-Clashes-33591


MTV2 Delivers Its Highest Rated Quarter Ever - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/mtv2-delivers-its-highest-rated-quarter-ever/


Tito Ortiz Explains How Someone Hacked His Twitter - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/29/tito-ortiz-explains-how-someone-hacked-his-twitter/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-29-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Marquardt: Elevated Testosterone Caused Exit - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Marquardt-Elevated-Testosterone-Caused-Exit-33535


Nate Marquardt Admits TRT Treatment, Recap and Analysis - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/28/2248784/nate-marquardt-ufc-admits-trt-treatment-recap-and-analysis


Nate Marquardt Incident Highlights Need for Comprehensive HRT Policy in MMA - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/28/nate-marquardt-incident-highlights-need-for-comprehensive-hrt-po/


NSAC Exec. Director Keith Kizer talks about Testosterone Replacement Therapy - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/NSAC-Exec-Director-Keith-Kizer-talks-about-Testosterone-Replacement-Therapy-13132


Ken Shamrock on Special Rules MMA Fight with James Toney: “I Will Beat Him Up” - http://mmaweekly.com/ken-shamrock-on-special-rules-mma-fight-with-james-toney-i-will-beat-him-up


Joe Warren, Joe Soto Among Fighters for Season 5 Bellator Bantamweight Tournament - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/28/joe-warren-joe-soto-among-fighters-official-for-season-5-bellat/


Wildcard Wiman Enjoys The Calm Before The Storm - http://www.ufc.com/news/Wildcard-Wiman-Enjoys-The-Calm-Before-The-Storm


Melvin Guillard Aims to Continues His Championship Journey - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/melvin-guillard-ufc-132/


Bellator Sets Season 5 Bantamweight Quarterfinals for Sept. 24 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Bellator-Sets-Season-5-Bantamweight-Quarterfinals-for-Sept-24-33556


The Return of ProElite: Looking at the Rise of Strikeforce as a Model to Reach For - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=677:the-return-of-proelite-looking-at-the-rise-of-strikeforce-as-a-model-to-reach-for&catid=37:non-k-1


Two Bouts Added To Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/two-bouts-added-to-strikeforce-fedor-vs-henderson/


“Little” Patricia Vidonic’s Road to the Championship Blog: Fight Night - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/28/little-patricia-vidonics-road-to-the-championship-blog-fight-night/


Alcantara vs. Carvalho in Rio - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-134-rio-fight-card-updates


Jake Shields, Jake Ellenberger Will Headline UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/28/jake-shields-jake-ellenberger-will-headline-ufc-fight-night-25/


GSP back training with Freddie Roach for fight with Diaz - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piL4ByIi7Mo&feature=player_embedded


Tyler East pounds out Nick Gaston in heavyweight prospect battle at King of the Cage - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1675


K-1 News and Notes, Fueled by Tanikawa and K-1's New Investors/Buyers - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=676:k-1-news-and-notes-fueled-by-tanikawa-and-k-1s-new-investorsbuyers&catid=36:k-1


Randy Couture: Urijah Faber is going "to catch" Dominick Cruz again - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Randy-Couture-Urijah-Faber-is-going-to-catch-Dominick-Cruz-again-13133


One Man’s View: Official Folly - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/One-Mans-View-Official-Folly-33515

 

 

MMA News Links

06-28-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Belfort: “I’ll fight whoever I have to fight to get to that belt” - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/27/Belfort--Ill-fight-whoever-I-have-to-fight-to-get-to-that-belt


Tuff-N-Uff returns to Cox Pavilion on July 1 with five championship bouts - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/tuff-n-uff-returns-to-cox-pavilion-on-july-1-with-five-championship-bouts/


Pennsylvania Commission Confirms Nate Marquardt Did Not Fail Drug Test - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/27/pennsylvania-commission-confirms-marquardt-did-not-fail-drug-tes/?a_dgi=aolshare_twitter


On eve of random drug testing, NSAC looks to institute stiffer penalties for failed screens - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24178/on-eve-of-random-drug-testing-nsac-looks-to-institute-stiffer-penalties-for-failed-screens.mma


Tony Ferguson Drops to Lightweight, Meets Aaron Riley at UFC 135 - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/27/2247454/tony-ferguson-drops-to-lightweight-meets-aaron-riley-at-ufc-135


Pro Elite Targeting August for Return; T. Jay Thompson & Rich Chou on Board as Executives - http://mmaweekly.com/pro-elite-targeting-august-for-return-t-jay-thompson-rich-chou-on-board-as-executives


Cerrone in for Makdessi vs. Taylor - http://www.ufc.com/news/uvs5-fight-card-updates


TUF 8 Winner Efrain Escudero Booked for BAMMA 7 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/27/tuf-8-winner-efrain-escudero-booked-for-bamma-7/


Hermes Franca message from lock up - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/334531/Hermes-Franca-message-from-lock-up/


Yohan Lidon vs. Akihiro Gono, August 7 in Tokyo - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=675:yohan-lidon-vs-akihiro-gono-august-7-in-tokyo&catid=37:non-k-1


Strikeforce granted Nevada promoter's license, planning four Las Vegas events in 2011 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24180/strikeforce-granted-nevada-promoters-license-planning-four-las-vegas-events-in-2011.mma


MMA Diet: Vegetarian - http://training.sherdog.com/nutrition/news/166619-mma-diet-vegetarian


Oliveira wants win confirmed, Lentz camp think otherwise - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7119


MMA Fight Pit Features Alexander, Al-Hassan, Pulver, Wheeler, Browning, Yager, and Much More - http://uscombatsports.com/index.php?option=com_flexicontent&view=items&cid=147&id=9146&Itemid=364


UFC on Versus 4 Aftermath: What's Next for Winners and Losers of the Main Card - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/749821-ufc-on-versus-4-aftermath-whats-next-for-the-winners-loser-of-the-main-card


Fights To Make After UFC Live 4 - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/by-raphael-garcia-even-though-ufc-live.html


K-1 MAX 2011 Japan GP Has Competitors, no Date - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php


Mazzagatti assigned UFC 132 main event duties - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/mazagatti-to-officiate-cruz-vs-faber/


TUF Winner Ferguson Meets Riley in Denver - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-135-fight-card-updates

 

 

PANCRASE MMA - Black Belt Promotion

06-27-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

 

The Pancrase Commissioner's Office is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. James Wright to Black Belt of Pancrase Mixed Martial Arts.

 

Mr. Wright is a highly accomplished martial artist with over thirty years experience.  He holds several black belts in traditional and combative arts and is brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  Additionally, he has competed in mma, kickboxing, grappling, and karate competitions.

 

Mr. Wright is also a successful businessman who owns and operates Wright's Extreme Martial Arts and Wright's Karate.  His Jacksonville, North Carolina based dojo is the areas largest and most respected academy.

 

Congratulations - W.H. commissioner

 

 

MMA News Links

06-27-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC Live Main Card Results: Reality Cheick - Kongo KOs Barry - http://www.ufc.com/news/UFC-Live-4-Main-Card-Results


UFC Live Prelim Results: Lauzon Spectacular in Steel City - http://www.ufc.com/news/UFC-Live-Prelim-Results


Dana White Says UFC on Versus 4 Was One of the Best Shows Ever - http://mmaweekly.com/dana-white-says-ufc-on-versus-4-was-one-of-the-best-shows-ever


Barry on Loss of Consciousness: I Thought I Was The Winner - http://www.sherdog.com/videos/recent/Barry-on-Loss-of-Consciousness-I-Thought-I-Was-The-Winner-3117


ULTIMATE HUMILIATION - FIRED ON LIVE TV- Dana White: I'm disgusted with Nate Marquardt - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Dana-White-Im-disgusted-with-Nate-Marquardt-13115


Wanderlei Silva: Up Close & Personal - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/wanderlei-silva-up-close-personal/


Dana White and Athletic Commission Director discuss Nate Marquardt situation *VIDEO* - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/26/dana-white-and-athletic-commission-director-discuss-nate-marquardt-situation-video/


UFC on Versus 4 earns reported 7,792 attendance figure for $562K gate - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24162/ufc-on-versus-4-earns-reported-7792-attendance-figure-for-562k-gate.mma


Matt Brown on the Strategy That Got Him a Win at UFC on Versus 4 - http://mmaweekly.com/matt-brown-on-the-strategy-that-got-him-a-win-at-ufc-on-versus-4


No Holds Barred: Stephen Koepfer on Sambo, Physical Culture, and Battle to Legalize MMA in New York - http://nhbnews.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-26T07_05_00-07_00


Rodriguez-Petruzelli, Buentello-Konrad Added to Bellator 48 Card - http://www.cagepotato.com/booking-alert-rodriguez-petruzelli-buentello-konrad-added-to-bellator-48-card/


Jake Shields, Jake Ellenberger Likely for Fall UFC Fight - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/26/jake-shields-jake-ellenberger-likely-for-fall-ufc-fight/


*No Mercy Extreme Fighting: ANNIHILATION 33 Results - http://mmabuzz.com/index.php?option=com_eventlist&view=details&id=95#comment-1518


Rick Story Talks UFC on Versus 4 Upset Loss to Charlie Brenneman - http://mmaweekly.com/rick-story-talks-ufc-on-versus-4-upset-loss-to-charlie-brenneman


UFC on Versus 4's Matt Brown doesn't want to be a "journeyman looking to kill people" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24170/ufc-on-versus-4s-matt-brown-doesnt-want-to-be-a-journeyman-looking-to-kill-people.mma


Freak Show of the Decade’ Gets Freakier: Special Rules Announced for Shamrock-Toney Bout - http://www.cagepotato.com/freak-show-of-the-decade-gets-freakier-special-rules-announced-for-shamrock-toney-bout/


M-1′s Daniel Weichel-”It doesn’t matter who I have to go through to win M-1’s lightweight belt.” - http://www.fighthubtv.com/mma/1s-daniel-weichel-doesnt-matter-win-1s-lightweight-belt/


Nik Lentz - I have to stay hospital tonight and get surgery in the morning - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/27/2245852/nik-lentz-tweets-niklentz-i-have-to-stay-hospital-tonight-and-get


*Wyoming MMA Event

 

 

MMA News Links

06-26-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Marquardt Out, Kongo vs. Barry new UFC Live Main Event - http://www.ufc.com/news/Marquardt-Out-Kongo-vs-Barry-new-UFC-Live-Main-Event


Marquardt out of main event, fired by UFC - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7112


Brenneman Replaces Marquardt at UFC Live 4 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Brenneman-Replaces-Marquardt-at-UFC-Live-4-33450


Sandro, Curran move to Bellator semis - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/06/sandro-curran-move-to-bellator-semis/1?csp=34


Former UFC Champ Ricco Rodriguez Faces Seth Petruzelli at Bellator 48 - http://mmaweekly.com/former-ufc-champ-ricco-rodriguez-faces-seth-petruzelli-at-bellator-48


Focus is on Brown, but UFC on Versus 4's Howard ready to settle score with Johnson - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24133/focus-is-on-brown-but-ufc-on-versus-4s-howard-ready-to-settle-score-with-johnson.mma


Terrible turn of events - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/06/25/brydon_on_ufc/


UFC suing Nebraska bar owner - http://mmacrypt.com/forum/content.php?1087-UFC-suing-Nebraska-bar-owner


ADCC 2011: Eddie Bravo sees a “little advantage” over Royler Gracie - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/25/ADCC-2011--Eddie-Bravo-sees-a-little-advantage-over-Royler-Gracie


GC Brings Brand Of Action To World Class Thunder Valley Casino - http://www.thefightgame.tv/gladiator_challenge_august_27_2011_pr.htm


"G2 SUMMIT" - http://gfighttv.com/


Despite main-event win, Strikeforce's Caros Fodor says biggest fights are still on deck - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24156/despite-main-event-win-strikeforces-caros-fodor-says-biggest-fights-are-still-on-deck.mma


UFC on Versus 4: Power Ranking Every Fighter on the Card - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/748656-ufc-on-versus-4-power-ranking-every-fighter-on-the-card


Video: Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Kazuyuki Miyata Preview - http://www.mmahq.com/blog/2011/06/25/video-hiroyuki-takaya-vs-kazuyuki-miyata-preview/


Demian Maia: “I made some strategic mistakes” against Muñoz - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/25/Demian-Maia--I-made-some-strategic-mistakes-against-Munoz


Injured Makdessi out of bout with Taylor - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/makdessi-pulls-out-of-versus-5-bout-with-taylor/


Sorry Anthony Weiner, but Mark Pavelich just made the ultimate texting blunder - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5060:sorry-anthony-weiner-but-mark-pavelich-just-made-the-ultimate-texting-blunder&catid=34:organizations


Strikeforce's Julia Budd was fueled by 2008 run-in with Germaine de Randamie - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24155/strikeforces-julia-budd-was-fueled-by-2008-run-in-with-germaine-de-randamie.mma

 

 

NATE MARQUARDT - FAILED MEDICALS, FIRED FROM UFC

06-25-2011, Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Dana White Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FjtP_X5izQ&feature=player_embedded


Dana White says Nate Marquardt's UFC days are done following UFC on Versus 4 scratch - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24141/dana-white-says-nate-marqaurdts-ufc-days-are-done-following-ufc-on-versus-4-scratch.mma


BREAKING NEWS: Former UFC Middleweight Contender Nate Marquardt Fired - http://mmaweekly.com/breaking-news-former-ufc-middleweight-contender-nate-marquardt-fired


Dana White: Marquardt is Done In the UFC - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Dana-White-Marquardt-is-Done-In-the-UFC-33454

 

 

MUAY THAI MAYHEM - Tonight in Denver, Colorado

06-25-2011, Pancrase Newswire

Event Date: June 25th, Doors at 6:00, First Bout 6:30, Main Card 7:00

Venue:Fillmore Auditorium
Tickets: $25, $35 and $45 at TICKETMASTER


MUAY THAI MAYHEM Pro-Am series debuts at Denver's historic Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday June 25th. This all Muay Thai rules event is headlined by living legend Thailand's SAKMONGKOL and K-1 USA and Contender Asia star James Martinez.

Sakmongkol is one of the top ten legendary Muay Thai fighters of all time, defeating other internationally well known Muay Thai fighters such as Ramon Dekkers, Danny Bill, Perry Ubeda, John Wayne Parr and more. He has also fought other well-renowned Thai fighters such as Jongsanan, Orono, Cheri, Namkabuan, Methi, and many others. His record stands at 227 wins, 4 draws, and 19 losses. He is a five time world champion, and a Lumpini champion. He is also a two-time Kyokushin World Champion.

Also a women's superfightfeaturing Jen LIL ICE Berg in a rematch against Diana Rael.

The event is being filmed in HD for broadcast on The FIGHT NOW Network

Tickets on sale at ticketmaster.com. Muay Thai Mayhem...STAND UP AND FIGHT!!


CURRENT FIGHT CARD:


1. Main Event 154 lbs, 5x3 rounds full Muay Thai
SAKMONGKOL vs James Martinez
Zingano vs Jacksons

2. Super Fight 105 lbs, 5x2 rounds full Muay Thai
Jennifer Berg vs Diana Rael
Grudge vs Serial Boxe

3. Feature Fight 195 lbs
Mike Collins vs Brian Scraper
Kick Fighters vs Trials MMA

4. Feature Fight 160lbs
Rene Beltran vs Jonathon Wyderko
ATT vs Colo Muay Thai

5. Feature Fight 170 lbs
Garrett Culpepper vs Kris Holcum
Fusboxe vs Trials MMA

6. Prelim Fight 160 lbs
Chris Blazer vs Taylor Phillips
RONIN vs BANGMuay Thai

7. Prelim Fight 145 lbs
Maureen Riordin vs Allison Lantz
Fusboxe vs Forza Elite

8. Prelim Fight 160 lbs
E.J. Howe vs Sean Madden
Freedom vs BANG Muay Thai

9. Prelim Fight 130 lbs
Vianne Delgado vs Lauren Styler
Inyodo vsForza Elite

10. Prelim Fight 170 lbs
Michael Matthews vs Steven Walker
Freedom Fighters vsThe GYM

11. Prelim Fight 170 lbs
Bo Yurko vs Louis Sandoval
Fusboxe vs Colo Muay Thai
 


VIP TABLES AVAILABLE!!
We still have a couple 8 Seat Ring Side VIP Tables available. These are very limited availability and are the BEST seats in the house. You and your guests will be sitting 8 feet from the Ring, enjoying cocktail service and dinner provided by Denver's hippest new Taco Joint: ODELAY TACOS. To reserve your table today e-mail beanz4@msn.com or call 303-521-0966

 

 

MMA News Links

06-25-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Caros Fodor Wins, Ryan Couture Loses at Strikeforce Challengers - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/25/caros-fodor-wins-ryan-couture-loses-strikeforce-challengers/


Strikeforce Challengers 16 Results: Fodor vs. Terry - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/25/strikeforce-challengers-16-results-fodor-vs-terry/


Is UFC Star Chris Leben A Changed Man? - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/23/2238549/ufc-132-chris-leben-interview-wanderlei-silva-mma-news


Nate Marquardt Has "Great" Expectations at 170 - http://www.ufc.com/news/Nate-Marquardt-Has-Great-Expectations-at-170


UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story Predictions - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/25/ufc-live-marquardt-vs-story-predictions/


John Howard Expects ‘Fight of the Night’ With Matt Brown, Still has Plans for Anthony Johnson - http://mmaweekly.com/john-howard-expects-fight-of-the-night-with-matt-brown-still-has-plans-for-anthony-johnson


Weigh-in Results: Featherweight Quarterfinalists Official for Bellator 46 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Weigh-in-Results-Featherweight-Quarterfinalists-Official-for-Bellator-46-33436


K-1 -World MAX -63kg Japan Tournament Live Results - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=672:k-1-world-max-63kg-japan-tournament-live-results&catid=38:asia&Itemid=59


Morecraft Ready To Unleash Fury On Mitrione - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/morecraft-ready-to-unleash-fury-on-mitrione/


UFC on Versus 4: Matt Grice Knows He Should Have Been a Featherweight All Along - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-on-versus-4-matt-grice-knows-he-should-have-been-a-featherweight-all-along


Jessica Aguilar: “I train with the guys so when I go in there and fight with the girls it’s easy.” - http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2011/06/24/jessica-aguilar-“i-train-with-the-guys-so-when-i-go-in-there-and-fight-with-the-girls-it’s-easy-”/


Golden Boy promises huge promo push for Mayweather return - http://mmapayout.com/2011/06/golden-boy-promises-huge-promo-push-for-mayweather-return/


Pederneiras says Florian’s elbows on Nunes “should be reanalyzed” - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/24/Pederneiras-says-Florians-elbows-on-Nunes-should-be-reanalyzed


B.C.'s Budd wins 1st female bout under Zuffa - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/06/24/strikeforce-chall-0/


Poll results: Did the UFC make the right call with five-round non-title fights? - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24130/poll-results-did-ufc-make-the-right-call-by-extending-non-title-main-event-to-five-rounds.mma


It's Showtime Draws the Fast and Furious Brackets LIVE on June 30th at 1PM Eastern - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=671:its-showtime-draws-the-fast-and-furious-brackets-live-on-june-30th-at-1pm-eastern&catid=36:k-1


Pat Barry - "HD" enters the 3rd Dimension - http://www.ufc.com/news/Pat-Barry-HD-enters-the-3rd-Dimension


Ufc On Versus 4 Fighter Q&a With Chris Lytle - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-on-versus-4-fighter-qa-with-chris-lytle-live-video-stream-saturday-at-2pm-et

 

 

MMA News Links

06-24-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Jon Jones, Georges St-Pierre, Fabricio Werdum nominated for 2011 ESPY Awards - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24120/jon-jones-georges-st-pierre-fabricio-werdum-nominated-for-2011-espy-awards.mma


Takafumi Otsuka Claims BW Belt; Yoshiyuki Nakanishi Retains at Deep 54 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/24/takafumi-otsuka-claims-bw-belt-yoshiyuki-nakanishi-retains-at-d/


One-on-One: Nate Marquardt Talks Weight Cutting, Rick Story, and the Welterweight Division - http://mmaweekly.com/one-on-one-nate-marquardt-talks-weight-cutting-rick-story-and-the-welterweight-division


Sengoku Behind Him, Sandro Seeks to Dominate Stateside - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Sengoku-Behind-Him-Sandro-Seeks-to-Dominate-Stateside-33422


Chuck Liddell: Jon Jones is very tough -- but no one is unbeatable (Video) - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/24/2242186/chuck-liddell-jon-jones-is-very-tough-but-no-one-is-unbeatable-video


UFC on Versus 4 Fight Card: Marquardt vs. Story Betting Odds - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/24/2240929/ufc-on-versus-4-fight-card-marquardt-vs-story-betting-odds


Bellator 48 official for Aug. 20 at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24116/bellator-48-official-for-aug-20-at-connecticuts-mohegan-sun.mma


War Machine is concerned that he may get 'bombed' in prison - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5045:war-machine-is-concerned-that-he-may-get-bombed-in-prison&catid=34:organizations


Robbie Lawler Set To Face Tim Kennedy On July 30th - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/23/robbie-lawler-set-to-face-tim-kennedy-on-july-30th/


Undefeated newcomer Lance Benoist signs multi-fight deal with UFC - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24118/undefeated-newcomer-lance-benoist-signs-multi-fight-deal-with-ufc.mma


Mizuto Hirota Finally Ready to Return Twenty Months After Shocking Injury - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/24/mizuto-hirota-finally-ready-to-return-twenty-months-after-shocki/


Injury to 'Cyborg' Santos Forces Him Out of Paul Daley Bout - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/24/injury-to-cyborg-santos-forces-him-out-of-paul-daley-bout/


Ken Shamrock and James Toney reportedly agree to fall matchup - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24112/ken-shamrock-and-james-toney-agree-to-fall-matchup.mma


Diego Nunes coach: Kenny Florian's elbows should be reanalyzed  - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/24/2242285/diego-nunes-coach-kenny-florians-elbows-should-be-reanalyzed


The most amazing acts of mid-fight mockery in MMA history - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/334047/The-most-amazing-acts-of-mid-fight-mockery-in-MMA-history/


Joe Stevenson Talks About Dropping to 145 - http://www.bjpenn.com/profiles/blogs/joe-stevenson-talks-about


Video: Rorian Gracie Says He Sold His Share of UFC Because He Was Against Rules and Time Limits Being Added - http://www.cagepotato.com/video-rorian-gracie-says-he-sold-his-share-of-ufc-because-he-was-against-rules-and-time-limits-being-added/


Strikeforce Challengers Video: Jason High Ready for Strikeforce Debut - http://mmaweekly.com/strikeforce-challengers-video-jason-high-ready-for-strikeforce-debut


You don't need to fly to Amsterdam to attend Fedor Emelianenko's seminar, it's right here, silly - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5043:you-dont-need-to-fly-to-amsterdam-to-attend-fedor-emelianenkos-seminar-its-right-here-silly&catid=34:organizations


PHOTO: Xtreme Couture Trainer Cuts Off Toe To - http://www.bjpenn.com/profiles/blogs/photo-xtreme-couture-trainer

 

 

MMA News Links

06-23-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC Live 4 Preview: The Main Card - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/UFC-Live-4-Preview-The-Main-Card-33344


Marius Zaromskis vs. Hayato "Mach" Sakurai Rematch Booked for DREAM BW Japan GP Finals - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/23/marius-zaromskis-vs-hayato-mach-sakurai-rematch-booked-for-dr/


Grant Out of Pittsburgh Fight vs. Brenneman - http://www.ufc.com/news/tuf-13-finale-uvs4-fight-card-updates


'Whitey' Bulger arrest recalls UFC owner's roots - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/06/whitey-bulger-capture-recalls-zuffas-roots/1?csp=34


Matt Mitrione, Unfiltered Part One - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/matt-mitrione-unfiltered-part-one/


Ufc On Versus 4: Pat Barry No More Mr. Nice Guy - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-on-versus-4-pat-barry-no-more-mr-nice-guy


Zuffa Applies for UFC 137, Strikeforce Dates in Las Vegas - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Zuffa-Applies-for-UFC-137-Strikeforce-Dates-in-Las-Vegas-33400


The Fight Network: UFC on Versus 4 and Bellator 46 Preview - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/The-Fight-Network-UFC-on-Versus-4-and-Bellator-46-Preview-13078


Gracie wants seven-figures for appearing at UFC 134 - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7094


The Voice Versus Badr Hari Takes a Long, Hard Look a K-1's Bad Boy - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=665:the-voice-versus-badr-hari-takes-a-long-hard-look-a-k-1s-bad-boy&catid=36:k-1


*No longer hampered by illness, Daniel Roberts looks to shine at UFC on Versus 4 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24095/no-longer-hampered-by-illness-daniel-roberts-looks-to-shine-at-ufc-on-versus-4.mma


Birthday bash: The best moments in the career of 'The Natural' Randy Couture - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/23/2236419/birthday-bash-the-best-moments-in-the-career-of-the-natural-randy


Gurgel, Duarte Main Event Strikeforce Challengers 18 - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/gurgel-duarte-main-event-strikeforce-challengers-18/


Falcao to Make Post-UFC Debut July 9 at Centurion MMA 2 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Falcao-to-Make-Post-UFC-Debut-July-9-at-Centurion-MMA-2-33393


New Use For Strikeforce Challengers - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/new-use-for-strikeforce-challengers.html


Bitetti Combat 9 results - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1671


A Look at the Top Contenders in the K-1 MAX Japan - 63kg Tournament - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=666:a-look-at-the-top-contenders-in-the-k-1-max-japan-63kg-tournament&catid=36:k-1


Werdum: That Wasnt Me Fighting Overeem - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Werdum-That-Wasnt-Me-Fighting-Overeem-33407


Strikeforce Challengers 16: Caros Fodor Not Planning to Play the Point Game with James Terry - http://mmaweekly.com/strikeforce-challengers-16-caros-fodor-not-planning-to-play-the-point-game-with-james-terry


Joe Lauzon - Control and Dominate - http://www.ufc.com/news/Joe-Lauzon-Control-and-Dominate

 

*Pancrase USA Referee

 

 

MMA News Links

06-22-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Spike TV to Air a Nate Marquardt-Flavored ‘F*ck You’ to the UFC on Sunday - http://www.cagepotato.com/spike-tv-to-air-a-nate-marquardt-flavored-fck-you-to-the-ufc-on-sunday/


V3 Fights returns to FedEx Forum in Memphis on July 23 - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/21/v3-fights-returns-to-fedex-forum-in-memphis-on-july-23/


Jon Fitch Plans To Be Ready For Ufc 138; Fight With Bj Penn - http://mmaweekly.com/jon-fitch-plans-to-be-ready-for-ufc-138-fight-with-bj-penn-on-tap


With Excitement and Fear, Chris Leben Prepares for Wanderlei Silva - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/21/with-excitement-and-fear-chris-leben-prepares-for-wanderlei-sil/


All UFC 131 Fighters Issued Medical Suspensions by Vancouver AC - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/All-UFC-131-Fighters-Issued-Medical-Suspensions-by-Vancouver-AC-33362


John Wayne Parr's Daughter Jasime Fights, The Media Goes Nuts - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=663:john-wayne-parrs-daughter-jasime-fights-the-media-goes-nuts&catid=37:non-k-1


Rick Story: 'I'm expecting the best Nate Marquardt there's ever been' at UFC on Versus 4 - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/21/2235482/rick-story-im-expecting-the-best-nate-marquardt-theres-ever-been-at


Jessica Aguilar: Strength & Inspiration Through Adversity - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/06/21/jessica-aguilar-strength-inspiration-through-adversity/


Matt Mitrione - Making Hype Reality - http://www.ufc.com/news/Matt-Mitrione-Making-Hype-Reality


Miesha Tate: Marloes Coenen Got 'Exposed' in Her Last Fight - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/21/miesha-tate-marloes-coenen-got-exposed-in-her-last-fight/


Strikeforce reaction: Belief in jiu-jitsu cost Fabricio Werdum a win against Alistair Overeem - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/21/strikeforce-reaction-belief-in-jiu-jitsu-cost-fabricio-werdum-a-win-against-alistair-overeem/


Werdum frustrated, having MRI scan on knee - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7082


Frankie Edgar's Cornerman Wanted to Throw in the Towel at UFC 125 - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/21/2235702/ufc-frankie-edgars-cornerman-wanted-to-throw-in-the-towel-at-ufc-125


Vancouver Riots Blamed on UFC, NHL By School Board Chair - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/21/2235817/vancouver-riots-blamed-on-ufc-nhl-by-school-board-chair


After tough year, a re-motivated Wanderlei Silva returns at UFC 132 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24079/after-tough-year-a-re-motivated-wanderlei-silva-returns-at-ufc-132.mma


Tyson Griffin - Fight College Graduate - http://www.ufc.com/news/Tyson-Griffin-Fight-College-Graduate


Strikeforce Challengers 16's Lorenz Larkin in no rush to the top - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24080/strikeforce-challengers-16s-lorenz-larkin-in-no-rush-to-the-top.mma


Watch Olympic medalist Ronda Rousey win her second pro MMA fight in 49-seconds flat - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/21/watch-olympic-medalist-ronda-rousey-win-her-second-pro-mma-fight-in-49-seconds-flat/


Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber Still Cant Stand Each Other - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/ufc-132-main-event-dynamics/


Ryron Gracie Discusses Popular 'Gracie Breakdown' Videos, Working at UFC 1 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/21/ryron-gracie-discusses-popular-gracie-breakdown-videos-workin/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-21-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Two title fights headline “King of the Cage: Epic Force” June 24 in Oklahoma - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/20/two-title-fights-headline-king-of-the-cage-epic-force-june-24-in-oklahoma/


UFC on Versus 4 to Feature Eight Prelim Fights Live on Facebook - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/20/ufc-on-versus-4-to-feature-eight-prelim-fights-live-on-facebook/


UFC Live: Breaking Down the Matchups - http://www.ufc.com/news/UFC-Live-Breaking-Down-the-Matchups


California Commission Overturns Miura vs. DeJesus, Ruled ‘No Decision’ - http://mmaweekly.com/california-commission-overturns-miura-vs-dejesus-ruled-no-decision


UFC 130 gate totals $2,577,250 with 7,470 tickets sold for 'Rampage vs Hamill' on May 28 - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/20/2234299/ufc-130-gate-mgm-arena-las-vegas


UFC wanted Tito Ortiz to retire after last fight - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/20/ufc-wanted-tito-ortiz-to-retire-after-last-fight/


Strikeforce Challengers 16 Fight Card Rumors - http://mmaweekly.com/strikeforce-challengers-16-fight-card-rumors


Mega Megu Returns, Rematches Nagano at Jewels 15th Ring - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Mega-Megu-Returns-Rematches-Nagano-at-Jewels-15th-Ring-33315


Buakaw, Yod, Saiyok, Sudsakorn Set to Fight August 7 in Japan - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=662:buakaw-yod-saiyok-sudsakorn-set-to-fight-august-7-in-japan&catid=37:non-k-1


Despite Strikeforce champ's opening salvo, Miesha Tate not making it personal - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24070/despite-strikeforce-champs-opening-salvo-miesha-tate-not-making-it-personal.mma


Jim Miller Talks Guida vs. Pettis, Being the Number One Contender, His Peers - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/20/2233948/jim-miller-talks-guida-vs-pettis-being-the-number-one-contender-his


*Fight video: former ADCC champion Robert Drysdale moves to 3-0 in MMA with sub of TUF vet Mike Nickels


The Importance Of The Strikeforce Heavyweights - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/importance-of-strikeforce-heavyweights.html


Al Bundy rolling with Rorion Gracie - http://www.fightlinker.com/al-bundy-rolling-with-rorion-gracie


TUF 13 Finale officially draws 2,053 attendance and $440K gate - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24069/tuf-13-finale-officially-draws-2053-attendance-and-440k-gate.mma


In UFC’s Social Network, Joe Lauzon is Their Very Own Mark Zuckerberg - http://mmaweekly.com/in-the-ufcs-social-network-joe-lauzon-is-their-very-own-mark-zuckerberg


Joe Stevenson on Hatred of Javier Vazquez: 'I Really Will Break Something' - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/20/joe-stevenson-on-hatred-of-javier-vazquez-i-really-will-break/


Gomi Faces His Second Diaz at UFC 135 - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-135-fight-card-updates


Griffin wants to prove first win over Shogun 'wasn't a fluke' - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/333364/Griffin-wants-to-prove-first-win-over-Shogun-wasnt-a-fluke/


*Colorado Fighter Mike Nickels

 

 

MMA News Links

06-20-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

 No Holds Barred: On Canelo, Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament, and Catch Wrestling - http://nhbnews.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-19T12_45_31-07_00


Jon Jones: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Reveals His Biggest Weakness - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/740669-ufc-light-heavyweight-champion-jon-jones-reveals-his-biggest-weakness


Josh Barnett's Licensing Issues Likely to Keep Grand Prix Out of California - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/19/josh-barnetts-licensing-issues-likely-to-keep-grand-prix-out-of/


"Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" nets reported 7,639 attendees for $543K gate - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24048/strikeforce-overeem-vs-werdum-nets-reported-7639-attendees-for-543k-gate.mma


Dynamite Dozen - Wanderlei Silva - http://www.ufc.com/news/Dynamite-Dozen-Wanderlei-Silva


Gina Carano Releases Statement, Medical Situation Still Unclear - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/19/2232159/gina-carano-strikeforce-mma-news-releases-statement-medical-situation-still-unclear


Lauzon dominant at WCF 11 - http://www.bostonherald.com/blogs/sports/inside_the_octagon/index.php/2011/06/19/lauzon-dominant-at-wcf-11/


The Ulysses Gomez Experiment: Willing to Change - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/19/the-ulysses-gomez-experiment-willing-to-change/


Oh my God, Justin Wilcox's eye - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4989:oh-my-god-justin-wilcoxs-eye&catid=34:organizations


Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva: I Know I Can Knock Out Alistair Overeem, “Believe Me” - http://www.5thround.com/79164/antonio-bigfoot-silva-i-know-i-can-knock-out-alistair-overeem-believe-me/


Was Werdum Robbed? - http://www.mmahq.com/blog/2011/06/19/was-werdum-robbed/


Dutch Scene: Rico Verhoeven, Sem Braan Victorious in Northern Netherlands - http://www.headkicklegend.com/2011/6/19/2232169/dutch-scene-rico-verhoeven-sem-braan-victorious-in-northern


Details Emerge Involving “Affliction Trilogy” Cancellation and UFC/Affliction Deal in 2009 - http://mmapayout.com/2011/06/details-involving-affliction-trilogy-cancellation-and-ufcaffliction-deal-emerge/


You Mad? - A Recap of this Week’s Beefs, Twitter Beefs, Squabbles, Rants, Wars of Words and Other Assorted Drama in MMA - http://www.galsguidetomma.com/2011/6/19/2224149/you-mad-a-recap-of-this-weeks-beefs-twitter-beefs-squabbles-rants


Asylum Fight League XXXV: BlueClaws Stadium Recap - http://thegarv.com/Asylum-Fight-League-XXXV-BlueClaws-Stadium-Recap.html


Spain has an MMA scene, and they even make pretty cool highlight videos over there - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4994:spain-has-an-mma-scene-and-they-even-make-pretty-cool-highlight-videos-over-there&catid=34:organizations


Arianny Celeste stuns in Bud Light Commercial PLUS HOT Videos and Sexy Swimsuit Photos - http://www.fighthubtv.com/video/arianny-celeste-stuns-bud-light-commercial-plus-hot-videos-sexy-swimsuit-photos/


MMAmania book review: Anderson Silva's MMA Instruction Manual - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/19/2228682/anderson-silva-book-review-mma-instruction-manual


Sometimes these things happen in MMA - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/UFC/Sometimes-these-things-happen-in-MMA-13046


The Future of Strikeforce Needs to Be Decided Sooner Rather Than Later - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/future-of-strikeforce/


Strikeforce 'Overeem vs Werdum' results: Conor Heun broken arm (Pic) - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/19/2231563/strikeforce-overeem-vs-werdum-results-conor-heun-broken-arm-pic

 

 

MMA News Links

06-19-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Strikeforce Results: Overeem Underwhelms; Barnett Scores Submission - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/strikeforce-overeem-vs-werdum-live-results/


Alistair Overeem Apologizes for Not Being Able to 'Deliver' Against Werdum - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/19/alistair-overeem-apologizes-for-not-being-able-to-deliver-agai/


Strikeforce Post-Fight Video: Josh Barnett ‘The Warmaster’ Expects Tougher Fight From Kharitonov - http://mmaweekly.com/strikeforce-post-fight-video-josh-barnett-the-warmaster-expects-tougher-fight-from-kharitonov


Strikeforce Post-Fight Video: Daniel Cormier Sheds the Prospect Label - http://mmaweekly.com/strikeforce-post-fight-video-daniel-cormier-sheds-the-prospect-label


Josh Barnett Describes Win Over Brett Rogers as 'Perfect' - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/19/josh-barnett-describes-win-over-brett-rogers-as-perfect/


Nik Lentz - Built Minnesota Tough - http://www.ufc.com/news/Nik-Lentz-Built-Minnesota-Tough


Matches to Make After Strikeforce Overeem vs. Werdum - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Matches-to-Make-After-Strikeforce-Overeem-vs-Werdum-33298


Strikeforce: Dallas Results and Commentary - http://fantasyfights.wordpress.com/2011/06/19/strikeforce-dallas-results-and-commentary/


Strikeforce Stock Report - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Strikeforce-Stock-Report-33294


Six-Time Black Belt World Champion Leticia Ribeiro - http://thefightworkspodcast.com/2011/06/19/leticia-ribeiro/


Strikeforce boss: Melendez-Masvidal not yet official, Wilcox-Calvancante II possible - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24054/strikeforce-boss-melendez-masvidal-not-yet-official-wilcox-calvancante-ii-possible.mma


'Fedor vs Henderson' fight card: Paul Daley vs 'Cyborg' Santos official for July 30 in Chicago - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/19/2231607/fedor-vs-henderson-fight-card-paul-daley-vs-cyborg-santos-official


Video: Jiu Jitsu World Champ Robert Drysdale Wins His 3rd MMA Fight at AFC 6 - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/19/2231569/video-jiu-jitsu-world-champ-robert-drysdale-wins-3rd-mma-fight-afc-6-news


Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission suspends 11 fighters and one trainer in phony blood work scandal - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1666


UFC Live: Early Dissection, Analysis and Prediction of All the Night's Fights - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/739000-ufc-live-early-dissection-analysis-and-prediction-of-all-the-nights-fights


UFC plans two more events in Brazil on 2012 - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/17/UFC-plans-two-more-events-in-Brazil-on-2012


Megumi Fujii fighting at JEWELS event in July - http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2011/06/18/megumi-fujii-fighting-at-jewels-event-in-july/


Undisputed MMA 1 Results - http://www.txmma.com/forum/mixed-martial-arts-combat-sports/undisputed-mma-1-results-from-june-18-in-amarillo/#p172782


Clay Guida Wants You to Get Car Insurance - http://chicagosmma.com/2011/06/clay-guida-wants-you-to-get-car-insurance/


Strikeforce imposes sponsor fee - http://mmapayout.com/2011/06/strikeforce-imposes-sponsor-fee/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-18-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum Weigh-In Results - http://mmafighting.com/2011/06/17/strikeforce-overeem-vs-werdum-weigh-in-results/


Bonnar Injured; Newcomer ‘Markes’ in for UFC Live 5 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Bonnar-Injured-Newcomer-Markes-in-for-UFC-Live-5-33264


Newcomer Markes Steps in for Bonnar against Vemola - http://www.ufc.com/news/uvs5-fight-card-updates


Sara McMann Impressive In Blackeye Promotions 4 Victory - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/06/17/sara-mcmann-impressive-in-blackeye-promotions-4-victory/


Kevin Connolly Hopes to Direct Kimbo Slice Life Story After 'Entourage' - http://www.thewrap.com/tv/article/kevin-connolly-hopes-direct-kimbo-slice-life-story-after-entourage-exclusive-28327


The 16 Most Notorious Arrests in MMA History - http://www.cagepotato.com/the-16-most-notorious-arrests-in-mma-history/


UFC 134 Sells out Rios HSBC Arena in 74 Minutes - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-134-Sells-out-Rios-HSBC-Arena-in-74-Minutes-33271


Daniel Cormier Won’t Ignore His Wrestling Just Because Jeff Monson is Good at Jiu-Jitsu - http://mmaweekly.com/daniel-cormier-wont-ignore-his-wrestling-just-because-jeff-monson-is-good-at-jiu-jitsu


Look Out Pittsburgh, Here Comes "The Spaniard" - http://www.ufc.com/news/Look-Out-Pittsburgh-Here-Comes-The-Spaniard


Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum Preview - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/17/strikeforce-overeem-vs-werdum-preview/


HKFC: School Of Hard Knocks 12 Play-By-Play & Results - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/06/17/hkfc-school-of-hard-knocks-12-play-by-play-results/


Weigh-in Video: Strikeforce Overeem vs. Werdum - http://www.sherdog.com/videos/recent/Weigh-in-Video-Strikeforce-Overeem-vs-Werdum-3088


Local Florida talent fills Bellator 46 preliminary card - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/17/local-florida-talent-fills-bellator-46-preliminary-card/


Some of MMA's Elite share their predictions for the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/Strikeforce/Some-of-MMAs-Elite-share-their-predictions-for-the-Strikeforce-Heavyweight-Grand-Prix-13031


Kendall Grove cut by the UFC - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kendall-Grove/104034596298483?ref=ts&sk=info


Chuck O'Neil released by the UFC - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chuck-Cold-Steel-ONeil/204939819518166


K-1 -World MAX -63kg Japan Tournament to Stream Live for Free - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=656:k-1-world-max-63kg-japan-tournament-to-stream-live-for-free&catid=36:k-1


An Argument for Team MMA: Part 2 - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/argument-for-team-mma-part-2.html


Ronda Rousey Wins Quickly In Hard Knocks 12 Co-Feature - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/06/17/ronda-rousey-wins-quickly-in-hard-knocks-12-co-feature/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-17-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Report: Velasquez Returns Nov. 19, Defends against Dos Santos - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Report-Velasquez-Returns-Nov-19-Defends-against-Dos-Santos-33240


Anderson Silva Still Not Counting First Fight with Okami a Loss, Forrest Griffin Offers His Advice - http://mmaweekly.com/anderson-silva-still-not-counting-first-fight-with-okami-a-loss-forrest-griffin-offers-his-advice


Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos: Money Has Prevented Strikeforce Contract Extension - http://www.5thround.com/78929/cristiane-cyborg-santos-money-has-prevented-strikeforce-contract-extension/


Nevada ov. Brian Sandoval signs bill paying for drug tests for boxers and MMA fighters - http://www.rgj.com/article/20110616/NEWS11/110616007/Gov-Brian-Sandoval-signs-bill-paying-drug-tests-boxers-MMA-fighters?odyssey=nav|head


Silva vs. Okami Headlines UFC 134 in Brazil - http://www.ufc.com/news/UFC-134-announcement-brazil


Brian Stanns Strength & Conditioning - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/brian-stanns-strength-conditioning-2/


52 Things I Love About MMA: Josh Barnett's Rise To Stardom - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/16/2223636/strikeforce-ufc-josh-barnett-mma-news


UFC returns to Brazil on Aug. 27 as middleweight champion and national hero Anderson Silva defends his crown against Yushin Okami - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/16/ufc-returns-to-brazil-on-aug-27-as-middleweight-champion-and-national-hero-anderson-silva-defends-his-crown-against-yushin-okami/


Nogueira-Schaub winner "in the mix" for heavyweight title shot - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7045


Memorable Marquardt Moments - http://www.ufc.com/news/Memorable-Marquardt-Moments


Barnett: 'The less chaotic a fight, the better for me' - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/06/barnett-on-rogers-bout-the-less-chaoticthe-better-for-me/1?csp=34


Stratus Media Group Secures Ninety Five Percent Ownership of ProElite, Inc. - http://ih.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=48079276


Adding Football Star Chad Ochocinco Shows TapouT Is All Grown - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/15/2225007/football-nfl-chad-ochocinco-tapout-mma-news


Jeff Monson Believes He's Getting Better With Age - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/16/jeff-monson-believes-hes-getting-better-with-age/


Bas Rutten Returns… as a Wolf in ‘The Zookeeper’ with Kevin James - http://mmaweekly.com/bas-rutten-returns-as-a-wolf-in-the-zookeeper-with-kevin-james


An Argument for Team MMA - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/argument-for-team-mma.html


LowKick.com proudly introduces Dojo.us - http://lowkick.blitzcorner.com/Other/LowKickcom-proudly-introduces-Dojous-13024


Daniel Cormier Thinks He's a More Complete Fighter Than Jeff Monson - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/16/daniel-cormier-thinks-hes-a-more-complete-fighter-than-jeff-mon/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-16-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

K.J. Noons Is Gunning for a Title Shot with Win Over Jorge Masvidal - http://mmaweekly.com/k-j-noons-is-gunning-for-a-title-shot-with-win-over-jorge-masvidal


UFC 135 Gets Title, HWT Bouts - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-135-fight-card-updates


UFC Ultimate Royce Gracie: “British fighters are 10 years old and still babies in grappling skills" - http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/sport/garethadavies/100017335/ufc-ultimate-royce-gracie-“british-fighters-are-10-years-old-and-still-babies-in-grappling-skills/


Royler: ADCC guys are playing with me - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/15/Royler-and-the-super-fight-against-Eddie-Bravo-Someones-paying-that-bill


Bravo vs Royler rematch still no closer - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7038


Jen Wenk, APR, signs UFC legend and former champion Rich “Ace” Franklin - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/15/jen-wenk-apr-signs-ufc-legend-and-former-champion-rich-ace-franklin/


Josh Barnett Shedding 'Babyface' Image Before Strikeforce Debut - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/15/josh-barnett-shedding-babyface-image-before-strikeforce-debut/


Video: UFC Press Conference in Brazil - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Video-UFC-Press-Conference-in-Brazil-33210


Jeff Monson: “In Comparison to What Some Guys Have Done, I Look Like a Saint!” - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/strikeforce-dallas-jeff-monson-interview/


Brian Geraghty Still Unpaid For April Bout In Minnesota - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/15/brian-geraghty-still-unpaid-for-april-bout-in-minnesota/


Strikeforce's Brett Rogers: "Healthy is going to get you wealthy" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24010/strikeforces-brett-rogers-healthy-is-going-to-get-you-wealthy.mma


Taking COMMAND: My Quest to Become an MMA Judge Part 2 - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/taking-command-part-two/


Alistair Overeem Understands Why Some Don't Rank Him in Top 5 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/15/alistair-overeem-understands-why-some-dont-rank-him-in-top-5/


Hercules Brought to Life - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/Hercules-Brought-to-Life-33143


Joe Rogan: MMA is sport of future - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/06/joe-rogan-mma-is-sport-of-future/1?csp=34


No guts, no glory; Charles Oliveira ready to lay it on the line at UFC on Versus 4 – http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/15/no-guts-no-glory-charles-oliveira-ready-to-lay-it-on-the-line-at-ufc-on-versus-4-exclusive/


Strikeforce CEO on Cris "Cyborg" Santos negotiations: No deal but "we're dancing" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/24009/strikeforce-ceo-on-cris-cyborg-santos-negotiations-no-deal-but-were-dancing.mma


Better judgment - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/06/15/showdown_column_judges/


Story and Marquardt Took Unique Routes to Shared Goal of Title Contention - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/ufc-live-4-story-marquardt-journey/


TJ Grant - Winning The Little Battles - http://www.ufc.com/news/TJ-Grant-Winning-The-Little-Battles

 

 

MMA News Links

06-15-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Rick Story on Fighting Nate Marquardt on Short Notice: 'No Hesitation' - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/14/rick-story-on-fighting-nate-marquardt-on-short-notice-no-hesit/


M-1 Global announces M-1 Challenge event to air LIVE on Showtime - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/14/m-1-global-announces-m-1-challenge-event-to-air-live-on-showtime/


Shayna Baszler vs Alexis Davis Rematch Set For July 30 - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/14/shayna-baszler-vs-alexis-davis-rematch-set-for-july-30/


Josh Barnett Licensed by Texas for Strikeforce Grand Prix Bout - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/14/josh-barnett-licensed-for-strikeforce-grand-prix-bout/


Atencio: I hope Barnett gets knocked out - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/332242/Atencio-I-hope-Barnett-gets-knocked-out/


Vancouver Athletic Commission comments on Omigawa decision - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7028


TATAME TV: Anderson Silva training for Yushin Okami - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/14/TATAME-TV--Anderson-Silva-training-for-Yushin-Okami


Taking COMMAND: My Quest to Become an MMA Judge Part 1 - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/taking-command-part-one/


"UFC on Versus 4: Marquardt vs. Story" weigh-ins set for June 25 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23992/ufc-on-versus-4-marquardt-vs-story-weigh-ins-set-for-june-25.mma


Hunt Battles Rothwell at UFC 135 - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-135-fight-card-updates


No Holds Barred: Eric Albarracin on World Team Trials, Wrestlers in MMA, and Champion by Design - http://nhbnews.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-14T21_27_57-07_00


Strikeforce Challengers debuts at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas on July 22 - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/14/strikeforce-challengers-debuts-at-the-palms-casino-in-las-vegas-on-july-22/


Marlon Sandro wants to stop PQD at Bellator Featherweight GP - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/14/Marlon-Sandro-wants-to-stop-PQD-at-Bellator-Featherweight-GP


Maynard Recovering, Ready To Rumble With Edgar - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/maynard-recovering-ready-to-rumble-with-edgar/


HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION (over 205 pounds) - http://mmaweekly.com/heavyweight-division-265-pound-limit-mma-top-10


Light Heavyweight Division (205-pound Limit) - http://mmaweekly.com/light-heavyweight-division-205-pound-limit-mma-top-10


Middleweight Division (185-pound Limit) - http://mmaweekly.com/middleweight-division-185-pound-limit-mma-top-10


Schnaub chose to fight Nog in Brazil, says coach - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7029


The Mirror Holds Michael Johnson's Toughest Foe - http://www.ufc.com/news/The-Mirror-Holds-Michael-Johnson-Toughest-Foe


Nate Marquardt: Win Over Story Puts Me at Top of WW Division - http://thegarv.com/Nate-Marquardt-Win-Over-Story-Puts-Me-at-Top-of-WW-Division.html

 

 

MMA News Links

06-14-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Yamamoto vs. Page in Denver - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-135-fight-card-updates


Shane Carwin And The Death Of An Era - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/13/2219991/ufc-131-results-heavyweights-shane-carwin-mma-news


Josh Barnett: ‘The Winner of This Tournament is the No. 1 Heavyweight in the World’ - http://mmaweekly.com/josh-barnett-the-winner-of-this-tournament-is-the-no-1-heavyweight-in-the-world


History of Jiu Jitsu: Alliance Schism Creates New Team - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/13/2221706/history-of-jiu-jitsu-alliance-scisim-creates-new-team


Have UFC Events Become Too Watered Down? - http://fantasyfights.wordpress.com/2011/06/14/have-ufc-events-become-too-watered-down/


Ben Rothwell vs. Mark Hunt In the Works for UFC 135 in Denver - http://mmaweekly.com/ben-rothwell-vs-mark-hunt-in-the-works-for-ufc-135-in-denver


10 Things We Learned at UFC 131 - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/ufc-131-ten-things-we-learned/


Chuck Norris: Jiu-jitsu for conservatives - http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=310393


N.Y., stop fighting this sport: Mixed martial arts is safe -- and our economy needs the kick -  http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2011/06/13/2011-06-13_ny_stop_fighting_this_sport.html


Coaches say Anderson Silva is motivated to fight Okami at UFC Rio - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/13/Coaches-say-Anderson-Silva-is-motivated-to-fight-Okami-at-UFC-Rio


Roy Nelson Says He Had Walking Pneumonia Entering UFC 130 Fight - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/13/roy-nelson-says-he-had-walking-pneumonia-entering-ufc-130-fight/


Maldonado: "Americans will dominate MMA" - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7021


Thousands of past fights prepared referee Herb Dean for UFC 131's big moment - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23983/thousands-of-past-fights-prepared-referee-herb-dean-for-ufc-131s-big-moment.mma


Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto vs. Damacio Page on Tap for UFC 135 - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/13/2222452/norifumi-kid-yamamoto-vs-damacio-page-on-tap-for-ufc-135


Arianny Celeste on the Cover of UFC Magazine - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/13/2222268/arianny-celeste-on-the-cover-of-ufc-magazine


Jason Mayhem Miller Ecstatic About TUF 14 Coaching Job - http://www.cagetoday.com/jason-mayhem-miller-ecstatic-about-tuf-14-coaching-job/


What’s Next for Shane Carwin? - http://chicagosmma.com/2011/06/whats-next-for-ufc-shane-carwin/


Sergio Pettis poised for pro debut in September - http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2011/06/13/sergio-pettis-poised-for-pro-debut-in-september/


Bettor Hits on All 12 UFC 131 Fights, Makes $51,547 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/13/bettor-hits-on-all-12-ufc-131-fights-makes-51-547/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-13-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Weekend Rundown: Murayama Lifts Pac-Rim Title at Shooting Disco 15 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Weekend-Rundown-Murayama-Lifts-Pac-Rim-Title-at-Shooting-Disco-15-33119


The Big Payback: Alistair Overeem Predicts a Much Different Fight With Werdum This Time - http://mmaweekly.com/the-big-payback-alistair-overeem-predicts-a-much-different-fight-with-werdum-this-time


Shane Carwin reflects on his loss to Junior dos Santos at UFC 131 - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/13/shane-carwin-reflects-on-his-loss-to-junior-dos-santos-at-ufc-131/


Dos Santos talks Carwin, Velasquez, pressure - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7016


Compustrike: UFC 131 by the numbers - http://www.lowkick.com/UFC/Compustrike-UFC-131-by-the-numbers-12994


Opinion: Heavyweight Hammer Finally Swings Again - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Opinion-Heavyweight-Hammer-Finally-Swings-Again-33123


Michael Bisping Opens As Heavy Favorite Over Mayhem Miller for TUF 14 Finale - http://mmaweekly.com/michael-bisping-opens-as-heavy-favorite-over-mayhem-miller-for-tuf-14-finale


David Mitchell expects a war against Paulo Thiago at UFC Rio - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/12/David-Mitchell-expects-a-war-against-Paulo-Thiago-at-UFC-Rio


Fight Video: Alex Karalexis comes up short in controversial loss to Tiawan Howard at CES MMA’s “Nowhere to Run” - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/13/fight-video-alex-karalexis-comes-up-short-in-controversial-loss-to-tiawan-howard-at-ces-mmas-nowhere-to-run/


Dana: Florian probably next in line for Aldo - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=7015


Alistair Overeem on Fabricio Werdum: 'I’ll Be Looking for the Knockout From the First Second' - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/13/2221174/alistair-overeem


Dos Santos happy with win over Carwin: “I followed the game plan” -  http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/12/Dos-Santos-happy-with-win-over-Carwin-I-followed-the-game-plan


You Mad? - A Recap of this Week’s Beefs, Twitter Beefs, Squabbles, Rants, Wars of Words and Other Assorted Drama in MMA - http://www.galsguidetomma.com/2011/6/12/2208480/you-mad-a-recap-of-this-weeks-beefs-twitter-beefs-squabbles-rants


Paul Daley Faces Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson on July 30 - http://mmaweekly.com/paul-daley-faces-evangelista-cyborg-santos-at-strikeforce-fedor-vs-henderson-on-july-30


Brendan Schnaub: A win over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira makes me the number one contender (Video) - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/13/2221153/brendan-schaub-a-win-over-antonio-rodrigo-nogueira-makes-me-the


CES MMA Nowhere to Run Results - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1663


Sergio Pettis, Brother Of UFC Star Anthony Pettis To Make MMA Debut - http://www.fighthubtv.com/mma/sergio-pettis-brother-ufc-star-anthony-pettis-make-mma-debut/

 

 

UFC 131 - Results

06-12-2011

Denver, CO

 

From the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC

 

MAIN EVENT:
1. Junior Dos Santos defeated Shane Carwin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
 

MAIN CARD BOUTS:

2. Kenny Florian defeated Diego Nunes by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
3. Mark Munoz defeated Demian Maia by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
4. Dave Herman defeated Jon Olav Einemo by TKO (strikes) at 3:19 of rd 2
5. Donald Cerrone defeated Vagner Rocha by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

PRELIMINARY BOUTS:
6. Sam Stout defeated Yves Edwards by KO (punch) at 3:52 of rd 1
7. Chris Weidman defeated Jesse Bongfeldt by submission (guillotine choke) at 4:54 of rd 1
8. Krzysztof Soszynski defeated Mike Massenzio by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
9. Nick Ring defeated James Head by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:33 of rd 3
10 Dustin Poirier defeated Jason Young by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
11. Joey Beltran defeated Aaron Rosa by TKO (punches) at 1:26 of rd 3
12. Darren Elkins defeated Michihiro Omigawa by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-2)

 

 

MMA News Links

06-12-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

*UFC 131 Results: Shane Carwin's Battered Face Says It All - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/12/2219823/ufc-131-results-shane-carwins-battered-face-says-it-all


UFC 131 main card recap: dos Santos batters Carwin, earns title shot - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/11/ufc-131-main-card-recap-dos-santos-batters-carwin-earns-title-shot/


UFC 131 Prelim Results: Stout Thrills Fans With Spectacular KO - http://www.ufc.com/news/UFC-131-Prelim-Results


UFC 131 bonuses: Stout, Weidman, Herman and Einemo get $70,000 awards - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23954/ufc-131-bonuses-stout-weidman-herman-einemo-get-70000-awards.mma


Kenny Florian 'More Than Likely' Earned a Title Shot With Win at UFC 131 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/12/kenny-florian-more-than-likely-earned-a-title-shot-with-win-at/


UFC 131 scores 14,685 attendance figure for $2.8 million gate - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23967/ufc-131-scores-14685-attendance-figure-for-2-8-million-gate.mma


Maiju Kujala To Face Simona Soukupova At CWFC 43 - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/11/maiju-kujala-to-face-simona-soukupova-at-cwfc-43/


Video: UFC 131 Postfight Press Conference - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Video-UFC-131-Postfight-Press-Conference-32966


Dana White Discusses UFC 131, Blasts Bob Arum and Gary Shaw - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/12/dana-white-discusses-ufc-131-blasts-bob-arum-and-gary-shaw/


UFC 131 Fight Card: A Tender Look Back at Awesomeness - http://www.headkicklegend.com/2011/6/12/2219755/ufc-131-fight-card-a-tender-look-back-at-awesomeness


Saffiedine wants Cyborg next at Strikeforce: “It would be a huge step in my career” - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/11/Saffiedine-wants-Cyborg-next-at-Strikeforce--It-would-be-a-huge-step-in-my-career


Dana White slams UFC 131 judging, praises Herb Dean as "best in the business" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23969/dana-white-slams-ufc-131-judging-praises-herb-dean-as-best-in-the-business.mma


Pacific X-Treme Combat 24 Recap and Results - Fitial Wins Heavyweight Crown - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/12/2219525/pacific-x-treme-combat-pxc-24-manila-recap-results-fitial-wins-heavyweight-title


Matches to Make After UFC 131 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Matches-to-Make-After-UFC-131-33109


It's Showtime Warsaw Live Results - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=641:its-showtime-warsaw-live-results&catid=39:europe&Itemid=59


Score Fighting Series Results - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1659


Women's MMA Time for Change - http://www.fightergirls.com/news.asp?ID=720


UFC 131 Stock Report - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/UFC-131-Stock-Report-33107


Donald Cerrone wants to fight Sam Stout after UFC 131 win - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/12/2219881/ufc-quick-quote-donald-cerrone-wants-to-fight-sam-stout-after-ufc-131


*Greeley Colorado Fighter Shane Carwin

 

 

UFC 131 - Tonight From Vancouver

06-11-2011, Pancrase Newswire, Denver, CO

Event date: Saturday, June 11, live on pay-per-view at 9pm ET/6pm PT

Venue: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC

 

Main Card:
1. Junior Dos Santos (239) vs. Shane Carwin (254)
2. Kenny Florian (146) vs. Diego Nunes (145)
3. Demian Maia (186) vs. Mark Munoz (186)
4. Jon Olav Einemo (261) vs. Dave Herman (233)
5. Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Vagner Rocha (155)

Preliminary Bouts:
6. Yves Edwards (155) vs. Sam Stout (155)
7. Jesse Bongfeldt (185) vs. Chris Weidman (186)
8. Mike Massenzio (201) vs. Krzysztof Soszynski (205)
9. James Head (186) vs. Nick Ring (185)
10. Dustin Poirier (146) vs. Jason Young (145)
11. Joey Beltran (247) vs. Aaron Rosa (261)
12. Darren Elkins (145) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (145)

 

 

MMA News Links

06-11-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC's Tom Wright: "We're really happy with ticket sales" for UFC 131 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23960/ufcs-tom-wright-were-really-happy-with-the-gate-for-ufc-131.mma


MFC 30 results and from Edmonton - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/10/2217210/mfc-30-results-and-live-coverage-tonight-june-10-from-edmonton#storyjump


Jordan Mein, Joe Doerksen Win At Score Fighting Series 1 - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/06/10/jordan-mein-joe-doerksen-win-at-score-fighting-series-1/


Spike TV confirms 32-man "TUF 14" cast; elimination round back, wild-card picks gone - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23955/spike-tv-confirms-32-man-tuf-14-cast-elimination-round-back-wild-card-picks-gone.mma


Ronaldo Jacare expects a BJJ battle against Luke Rockhold at Strikeforce - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/10/Ronaldo-Jacare-expects-a-BJJ-battle-against-Luke-Rockhold


Dana White “More Than Happy” to Have Shaquille O’Neal Involved with UFC - http://www.5thround.com/?p=78466


Hatsu Hioki Negotiating With UFC, but Deal Isn't Signed Yet - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/10/hatsu-hioki-negotiating-with-ufc-but-deal-isnt-signed-yet/


Building A Better UFC Fighter: Firas Zahabi Guides Kenny Florian Towards Featherweight Gold - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/10/2216770/ufc-131-kenny-florian-firas-zahabi


Strikeforce Looks To Replace Gina Carano On June 18 Card - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/10/strikeforce-looks-to-replace-gina-carano-on-june-18-card/


Cage Fury Fighting Championships 9: Beach Brawl - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/cage-fury-fighting-championships-9-beach-brawl/


The Forgotten Man - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/The-Forgotten-Man-33083


DREAM made a highlight video of the Bantamweight Tournament, and it's pretty solid - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4910:dream-made-a-highlight-video-of-the-bantamweight-tournament-and-its-pretty-solid&catid=34:organizations


UFC shares stage with NHL - http://mmapayout.com/2011/06/ufc-shares-stage-with-nhl/


UFC on Versus 5 gets 12th fight with Paul Taylor vs. John Makdessi - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23959/ufc-on-versus-5-gets-12th-fight-with-paul-taylor-vs-john-makdessi.mma


The beef between Josh Koscheck and Stephan Bonnar is strong, and it may be settled at 185 lbs - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4911:the-beef-between-josh-koscheck-and-stephan-bonnar-is-strong-and-it-may-be-settled-at-185-lbs&catid=34:organizations


Sagetdao beats Saenchai, Kongsak defeats Nong-O at Lumpini - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=639:sagetdao-beats-saenchai-kongsak-defeats-nong-o-at-lumpini&catid=38:asia&Itemid=59


Howard earns controversial win over Karalexis - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/howard-earns-controversial-win-over-karalexis/


Rafaello Oliveira gets another chance in the UFC and drops to 145lbs - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/10/Rafaello-Oliveira-gets-another-chance-in-the-UFC-and-drops-to-145lbs

 

 

MMA News Links

06-10-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC 131 Weigh-in Live Video Stream Friday at 5 p.m. ET - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-131-weigh-in-live-video-stream-friday-at-5-p-m-et


Dana White: UFC adding 125-pound flyweight division "like, really soon" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23944/dana-white-ufc-adding-125-pound-flyweight-division-like-really-soon.mma


All UFC Main Events To Be Contested Over Five Rounds - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/09/all-ufc-main-events-to-be-contested-over-five-rounds/


Pros Pick: Dos Santos vs. Carwin - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/Pros-Pick-Dos-Santos-vs-Carwin-32970


Koscheck takes Stephan Bonnar to court - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6999


UFC boss confirms UFC 135 for Denver, Jones vs. Jackson expected to headline - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23946/ufc-prez-confirms-ufc-135-for-denvers-pepsi-center-jones-vs-jackson-expected-to-headline.mma


Glover Teixeira says Lyoto Machida can beat Jon Jones - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/09/Glover-Teixeira-says-Lyoto-Machida-can-beat-Jon-Jones


Nick Diaz has vacated his Strikeforce title - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4902:nick-diaz-has-vacated-his-strikeforce-title&catid=34:organizations


Shine On, "Diamond" Poirier - http://www.ufc.com/news/Shine-On-Diamond-Poirier


My Argument Against Five Rounds - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/my-argument-against-five-rounds.html


Dana White: UFC Is 'Talking to Everybody,' but No New TV Deal Yet - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/09/dana-white-ufc-is-talking-to-everybody-but-no-new-tv-deal-ye/


Dana White Waiting on Injuries to Heal To Make Fights for Shields, Fitch, and Penn - http://mmaweekly.com/dana-white-waiting-on-injuries-to-heal-to-make-fights-for-shields-fitch-and-penn


The UFC Channel: Pros And Cons For Striking Out On Their Own - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/9/2215150/ufc-channel-g4-comcast-pros-cons-nbcuniversal-spike-mma-news


5 female bouts highlight Blackeye Promotions event - http://www.fightergirls.com/news.asp?ID=718


NBC Universal’s G4 Channel May Fetch Fetch $600 Million in Sale to UFC - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-09/nbc-universal-s-video-game-channel-may-bring-600-million-in-sale-to-ufc.html


Manager says he, not fighter Russ Miura, is behind Tachi Palace 9 appeal - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23939/manager-says-he-not-fighter-russ-miura-is-behind-tachi-palace-9-appeal.mma

 

 

MMA News Links

06-09-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Congratulations to Alliance Jiu-Jitsu, 2011 BJJ World Champions Again! - http://thefightworkspodcast.com/2011/06/09/alliance-jiu-jitsu-2011-bjj-world-champions/


UFC Looking to Buy G4 Cable Channel, Spike Execs Prepare to Move On - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/08/ufc-looking-to-buy-g4-cable-channel-spike-execs-prepare-to-move/


UFC 131′s Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone: Since Danzig and Miller Didn’t Want to Fight, Maybe Vagner Rocha Will - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-131s-donald-cowboy-cerrone-since-danzig-and-miller-didnt-want-to-fight-maybe-vagner-rocha-will


Junior dos Santos Looking to Exploit Shane Carwin's Lack of Cardio at UFC 131 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/08/junior-dos-santos-looking-to-exploit-shane-carwins-lack-of-card/


Munoz Ready For Biggest Challenge of His Career - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/edit-munoz-ready-for-ufc-131-challenge/


Hughes-Sanchez Assigned to UFC 135 in Denver - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Hughes-Sanchez-Assigned-to-UFC-135-in-Denver-33030


UFC 131: Cerrone on Rocha: “He’s monster on the ground (…) but he has to get me to the ground first” - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/08/UFC-131-Cerrone-on-Rocha-Hes-monster-on-the-ground-but-he-has-to-get-me-to-the-ground-first


Controversial Pang-Corbbrey Decision Overturned - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Controversial-Pang-Corbbrey-Decision-Overturned-33031


Barnett denies licensing problems for June 18th Strikeforce fight - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6990


Pros Pick: Dos Santos vs. Carwin - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/Pros-Pick-Dos-Santos-vs-Carwin-32970


Lesson Learned, Herman's Ready for UFC Heavies - http://www.ufc.com/news/Lesson-Learned-Herman-Ready-for-UFC-Heavies


Shane Carwin Discusses Leaner Diet, Plan of Attack Against Junior dos Santos - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/08/shane-carwin-discusses-leaner-diet-plan-of-attack-against-junio/


Fans invited to today's UFC 131 press conference at Vancouver's Robson Square - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23909/fans-invited-to-todays-ufc-131-press-conference-at-vancouvers-robson-square.mma


UFC 131 Preview: The Main Card - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/UFC-131-Preview-The-Main-Card-32944


Countdown to UFC 131 – Full Episode (Video) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSX3Sdb3BFo&feature=player_embedded


Kenny Florian on Cut to Featherweight: 'I've Never Felt Better' - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/08/kenny-florian-on-cut-to-featherweight-ive-never-felt-better/


The Hat Don't Matter - Cerrone Looks for Another Fight of The Night - http://www.ufc.com/news/The-Hat-Dont-Matter-Cerrone-Looks-for-Another-Fight-of-The-Night


Leo Vieira wants rematch with Eddie Bravo; Bravo not interested - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/331414/Leo-Vieira-wants-rematch-with-Eddie-Bravo-Bravo-not-interested/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-08-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Gina Carano Out Of June 18th Strikeforce Return Bout - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/07/gina-carano-out-of-june-18th-strikeforce-return-bout/


The Science Behind Kenny Florian’s Move to Featherweight for UFC 131 - http://mmaweekly.com/the-science-behind-kenny-florians-move-to-featherweight-for-ufc-131


Bellator 47 Comes To Canada For the Summer Series on July 23rd - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/bellator-47-comes-to-canada-for-the-summer-series-on-july-23rd/


Vancouver Commission Enlists Anti-Doping Body for UFC 131 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Vancouver-Commission-Enlists-Anti-Doping-Body-for-UFC-131-32993


Friday's "UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin" weigh-ins moved to Jack Poole Plaza - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23913/fridays-ufc-131-dos-santos-vs-carwin-weigh-ins-moved-to-jack-poole-plaza.mma


Sarah Kaufman vs Liz Carmouche Planned For July 22nd - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/07/sarah-kaufman-vs-liz-carmouche-planned-for-july-22nd/


Batista to Open New Ass-Kicking MMA Facility - http://www.tmz.com/2011/06/06/batista-wwe-mma-ufc-strikeforce-gracie-fighter-jiu-jitsu-gym-training-facility-tampa-florida/


Sam Stout, The Drama King - http://www.ufc.com/news/Sam-Stout-The-Drama-King


Russ Miura Files Protest with Commission Over TKO Loss to Isaac DeJesus in Tachi Palace Fights - http://mmaweekly.com/russ-miura-files-protest-with-commission-over-tko-loss-to-isaac-dejesus-in-tachi-palace-fights


Rumors Surge Regarding an FTC Investigation of Zuffa/UFC - http://www.boxinginsider.com/columns/mma-rumors-surge-regarding-an-ftc-investigation-of-zuffaufc/


Xande Ribeiro compliments Rodolfo Vieira and sights ADCC 2011 - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/07/Xande-Ribeiro-compliments-Rodolfo-Vieira-and-sights-ADCC-2011


Tuff-N-Uff Names Heavyweight Title in Honor of MMA legend Randy Couture - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/tuff-n-uff-names-heavyweight-title-in-honor-of-mma-legend-randy-couture/


How to fix The Ultimate Fighter, 2011 edition - http://www.fightlinker.com/how-to-fix-the-ultimate-fighter-2011-edition


According to Zuffa, All UFC 129 Drug Tests Came Back Clean - http://www.cagepotato.com/according-to-zuffa-all-ufc-129-drug-tests-came-back-clean/


UFC Octagon Nation in Vancouver! - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-octagon-nation-tour-dates


Jacksons MMA Series returns to Albuquerque - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1655


Renzo Gracie Says He Was Planning on Competing at UFC 134 - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/7/2212433/renzo-gracie-says-he-was-planning-on-competing-at-ufc-134


UFC 131's Vagner Rocha on Donald Cerrone: "It's a lose-lose fight for him" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23906/ufc-131s-vagner-rocha-on-donald-cerrone-its-a-lose-lose-fight-for-him.mma


Jeremy Stephens Pays Respect to Danny Downes, Wants To Face Takanori Gomi Next - http://mmaweekly.com/jeremy-stephens-pays-respect-to-danny-downes-wants-to-face-takanori-gomi-next

 

 

MMA News Links

06-07-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Marcelo Garcia celebrates fifth World title, credits Steven Seagal - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/06/Marcelo-Garcia-celebrates-fifth-World-title-credits-Steven-Seagal


New York MMA Bill has seven days left to succeed - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6975


MMA Regulation Passes Another Hurdle In New York Vote - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/06/mma-regulation-passes-another-hurdle-in-new-york-vote/


Edwards Readies for Sandbox Showdown with Stout - http://www.ufc.com/news/Edwards-Readies-for-Sandbox-Showdown-with-Stout


John Alessio vs. Josh Neer headlines Superior Cage Combat 2 on Aug. 20 in Vegas - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23887/john-alessio-vs-josh-neer-headlines-superior-cage-combat-2-on-aug-20-in-las-vegas.mma


2011 BJJ World's Results - http://www.bjjheroes.com/bjj-news/bjj-worlds-2011-results


Souza vs Rockhold Planned For Strikeforce In September - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/06/souza-vs-rockhold-planned-for-strikeforce-in-september/


Martin Kampmann Injured; Matt Brown Now Faces John Howard, Roberts In Vs. Attonito - http://mmaweekly.com/martin-kampmann-injured-matt-brown-now-faces-john-howard-roberts-in-vs-attonito


UFC 131 Preview: The Prelims - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/UFC-131-Preview-The-Prelims-32940


Body Shots, Broken Orbital Sent Kingsbury into Survival Mode - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Body-Shots-Broken-Orbital-Sent-Kingsbury-into-Survival-Mode-32976


Renzo Says a Gracie Should Fight in Rio, but It Won't Be Him - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/06/renzo-says-a-gracie-should-fight-in-rio-but-it-wont-be-him/


Medical suspensions follow TUF 13 Finale - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6974


On the UFC’s Radar, Jordan Mein Focused on Marius Zaromskis - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/jordan-mein-feature/


Aggression MMA and Armageddon Fighting Championship announce pact - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/aggression-mma-and-armageddon-fighting-championship-announce-pact/


UFC Vet Kurt Pellegrino Insists Retirement 'the Right Choice' - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/06/ufc-vet-kurt-pellegrino-insists-retirement-the-right-choice/


Nicolini celebrates the gold medal on a new weight division - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/06/Nicolini-celebrates-the-gold-medal-on-a-new-weight-division


Massenzio Tapped for Soszynski Bout on Saturday - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-131-fight-card-updates

 

 

MMA News Links

06-06-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Weekend Rundown: Teixeira Wins 10th Straight - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Weekend-Rundown-Teixeira-Wins-10th-Straight-32920


In UFC Lightweight Division, Many Contenders but No Clear Next After Maynard - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/05/in-ufc-lightweight-division-many-contenders-but-no-clear-next-a/


Three Big Fights Announced For Jewels: 15th Ring Card - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/06/three-big-fights-announced-for-jewels-15th-ring-card/


Ufc 131: Shane Carwin 2.0, Back And Feeling Better Than Ever - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-131-shane-carwin-2-0-back-and-feeling-better-than-ever


Royler-Bravo rematch debacle drags on - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6967


Miller ready to take the UFC – and The Ultimate Fighter – by storm - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/jason-miller-ready-to-beat-the-bangers-mash-out-of-bisping/


Al Bundy talks about his BJJ beginnings *VIDEO* - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/05/al-bundy-talks-about-his-bjj-beginnings-video/


Marquardt: The Next Chapter Of Welterweight Contenders - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/story-marquardt-next-chapter-of.html


Modafferi-Akano, V.V Mei Join Jewels 15th Ring Lineup - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Modafferi-Akano-VV-Mei-Join-Jewels-15th-Ring-Lineup-32928


UFC 131 Fight Card: Is Junior Dos Santos Destined to Be Heavyweight Champion? - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/724643-ufc-131-fight-card-is-junior-dos-santos-destined-to-be-heavyweight-champion


Bas: 'Lay n Pray' should count against a fighter - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/330512/Bas-Lay-n-Pray-should-count-against-a-fighter/


Opinion: A Drive for Five - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Opinion-A-Drive-for-Five-32921


Brashear wins first professional fight - http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/2011/06/05/brashear_mma_debut/


Horodecki Draws ‘Bonesaw’ as September Opponent in Ontario - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Horodecki-Draws-Bonesaw-as-September-Opponent-in-Ontario-32929


John Makdessi vs. Paul Taylor Planned for UFC on Versus 5 - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/6/2208640/report-john-makdessi-vs-paul-taylor-planned-for-ufc-on-versus-5


UFC Undisputed 3 video game trailer for January 2012 release date - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/5/2208450/ufc-undisputed-3-video-game-trailer-for-january-2012-release-date


Mosab Amrani vs. Chi Bin Lim Added to REBELS X - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=625:mosab-amrani-vs-chi-bin-lim-added-to-rebels-x-its-showtime-event-on-july-18&catid=37:non-k-1


Strikeforce: September 10 Fight Card Rumors - http://mmaweekly.com/strikeforce-september-10-fight-card-rumors

 

 

UFC: TUF 13 Finale - Results

06-05-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO


From Las Vegas, Nevada.

Main Event:
1. Tony Ferguson def. Ramsey Nijem by KO (Punch) at 3:54 of rd 3
 

Main Card:
2. Clay Guida def. Anthony Pettis by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
3. Ed Herman def. Tim Creduer by TKO (Strikes) at 0:48 of rd 1
4. Kyle Kingsbury def. Fabio Maldonado by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
5. Chris Cope def. Chuck O’Neil by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Bouts:
6. Jeremy Stephens def. Danny Downes by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
7. George Roop def. Josh Grispi by TKO (Strikes) at 3:14 of rd 3
8. Shamar Bailey def. Ryan McGillivray by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
9. Clay Harvison def. Justin Edwards by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
10. Scott Jorgensen def. Ken Stone by KO (Punch) at 4:01, R1
11. Reuben Duran def. Francisco Rivera by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:57 of rd 3

 

 

MMA News Links

06-05-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Guida Spoils Pettis’ UFC Arrival - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Guida-Spoils-Pettis-UFC-Arrival-32885


TUF 13 Finale recap: Ferguson blasts Nijem out in the first to become TUF 13 winner - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/04/tuf-13-finale-recap-ferguson-blasts-nijem-out-in-the-first-to-become-tuf-13-winner/


TUF 13 Finale Bonuses: 4 Fighters Bank $40,000 Apiece - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/TUF-13-Finale-Bonuses-4-Fighters-Bank-40000-Apiece-32888


Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson Card Adds Coenen vs. Tate, King Mo vs. Gracie - http://mmaweekly.com/strikeforce-fedor-vs-henderson-card-adds-coenen-vs-tate-king-mo-vs-gracie


Ultimate Fighter Finale Morning After: Future Still Bright for Pettis - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/05/ultimate-fighter-finale-morning-after-pettiss-future-still-bri/


Strikeforce champ, Cris Cyborg wins gold medal at BJJ Worlds - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/03/Strikeforce-champ-Cris-Cyborg-wins-gold-medal-at-BJJ-Worlds


NAAFS: Fight Night In The Flats 7 Play-By-Play & Results - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/06/04/naafs-fight-night-in-the-flats-7-play-by-play-results/


BJJ Worlds: Rodolfo Vieira and Bernardo Faria battle for the absolute title - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/04/BJJ-Worlds--Rodolfo-Vieira-and-Bernardo-Faria-battle-for-the-absolute-title


TUF 13 Finale reaction: Thoughts and analysis from the event - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/04/tuf-13-finale-reaction-thoughts-and-analysis-from-the-event/


TUF 13 Finale Post-Fight Press Conference - http://www.ufc.com/news/tuf-13-finale-post-fight-pc


Royler Gracie Addresses His Fight Against Eddie Bravo at the 2011 ADCC - http://thefightworkspodcast.com/2011/06/04/royler-gracie-eddie-bravo/


BJJ Worlds Photo Album Saturday - http://s1040.photobucket.com/albums/b405/kidpeligro/Worlds 2011 Saturday/


Enomoto, Ivlev Outpoint Foes at M-1 Ukraine European Battle - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Enomoto-Ivlev-Outpoint-Foes-at-M-1-Ukraine-European-Battle-32883


WWE Tough Enough Episode 9: 2.4 million - http://mmapayout.com/2011/06/wwe-tough-enough-episode-9-2-4-million/


2011 BJJ Worlds  - Pay Per View (9 am)- https://www.budovideos.com/shop/customer/express.php


Leonard Garcia back to the roots against Alex Caceres - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/04/Leonard-Garcia-back-to-the-roots-against-Alex-Caceres


Phillipe Nover – A Muay Thai detour - http://www.muaythaiauthority.com/2011/06/phillipe-nover-muay-thai-detour.html


Rise of Dos Santos No Surprise for ‘Minotauro’ - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Rise-of-Dos-Santos-No-Surprise-for-Minotauro-32226


The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale: The 10 Best Participants Not to Win Their Season - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/722739-the-ultimate-fighter-13-finale-the-10-best-participants-not-to-win-their-season


TUF 13 Finale Stock Report - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/TUF-13-Finale-Stock-Report-32889


Jeremiah Riggs talks about his time on WWE’s Tough Enough and his future in pro wrestling - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/05/jeremiah-riggs-talks-about-his-time-on-wwes-tough-enough-and-his-future-in-pro-wrestling-exclusive/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-04-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

TUF 13 Finale Lineup - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Pettis-Guida-Hit-Marks-for-TUF-13-Finale-32865


Yahoo! Sports Special: Ufc Cannot Condone Sexual Harassment - http://mmaweekly.com/yahoo-sports-special-ufc-cannot-condone-sexual-harassment


Ultimate Fighter Finale Predictions - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/03/ultimate-fighter-finale-predictions/


TUF 13 Finale: Clay Guida Looks Show Anthony Pettis Who the Real No. 1 Contender Is - http://mmaweekly.com/tuf-13-finale-clay-guida-looks-show-anthony-pettis-who-the-real-no-1-contender-is


Swick Returns in Brazil Against Newcomer Silva - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-134-rio-fight-card-updates


6 Fights Official for UFC 134 Silva vs. Okami - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/6-Fights-Official-for-UFC-134-Silva-vs-Okami-32879


ProMMAnow.com TUF 13 Finale staff picks - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/03/prommanow-com-tuf-13-finale-staff-picks/


Dream: Fight For Japan - 'Live' Results and Commentary - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/6/3/2205616/dream-17-fight-for-japan-live-results-and-commentary


UFC Returns to Facebook With Six TUF 13 Prelim Bouts - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/03/ufc-returns-to-facebook-with-six-tuf-13-prelim-bouts/


Cris Cyborg sends George Lucas daughter into near Earth orbit - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkI9jZPuWwU&feature=player_embedded


Here We Go: Camp Carwin - The Punch - http://www.bjpenn.com/profiles/blogs/here-we-go-camp-carwin-4


Tito Ortiz: The 29 UFC Title Reigns Since the End of His Relevancy - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/721810-tito-ortiz-the-29-ufc-title-reigns-since-the-end-of-his-relevancy


Gladiator Challenge Newsletter - http://www.thefightgame.tv/gladiator_challenge_tachi_palace_fights_august_5_2011_pr.htm


You must not know Joe Rogan very well - http://www.fightlinker.com/you-must-not-know-joe-rogan-very-well


Scott Jorgensen: I feel like I'm stronger, faster, more explosive and more dynamic than Ken Stone - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/4/2205978/scott-jorgensen-i-feel-like-im-stronger-faster-more-explosive-and


NCAA champ Bubba Jenkins signs with American Top Team, headed to MMA - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23858/ncaa-champ-bubba-jenkins-signs-with-american-top-team-headed-to-mma.mma


Really tall fighter next to really short fighter - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6962


Weekend picks from the USA TODAY network - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/06/Weekend-picks-from-the-USA-TODAY-network-173038/1?csp=34


Kyle Kingsbury - Answering The Tough Questions - http://www.ufc.com/news/Kyle-Kingsbury-Answering-The-Tough-Questions

 

 

MMA News Links

06-03-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Bellator to hold open tryouts June 18 at Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/02/bellator-to-hold-open-tryouts-june-18-at-hard-rock-in-hollywood-florida/


TUF 13 Finale Preview & Predictions - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/06/tuf-13-finale-preview/


Anthony Johnson out, Rick Story steps in to face Nate Marquardt at UFC on Versus 4 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23846/anthony-johnson-out-rick-story-steps-in-to-face-nate-marquardt-at-ufc-on-versus-4.mma


Does the Future of the Sport Depend on the UFC's Image Not "Growing Up"? - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/721871-ufc-does-the-future-of-the-sport-depend-on-the-ufcs-image-not-growing-up


52 Things I Love About MMA: Anthony Pettis And A Striking Renaissance - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/2/2202621/52-things-love-mma-anthony-pettis-striking-clay-guida-ufc


Kyle Kingsbury - Answering The Tough Questions - http://www.ufc.com/news/Kyle-Kingsbury-Answering-The-Tough-Questions


Trainer says Henderson “might finish” Fedor “at any minute” - http://www.tatame.com/2011/06/02/Trainer-says-Henderson-might-finish-Fedor-at-any-minute


"Hard white trash" Credeur respects Herman, but wants to see his road end at TUF 13 Finale - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23845/hard-white-trash-credeur-respects-herman-but-wants-to-see-his-road-end-at-tuf-13-finale.mma


Bas is back this Friday on HDNet’s “Inside MMA” - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/02/bas-is-back-this-friday-on-hdnets-inside-mma/


Will this guy be the next Ultimate Fighter? - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/06/02/will-this-guy-be-the-next-ultimate-fighter/


TUF 12 Winner Jonathan Brookins Healthy Again; Returns at UFC Battle on the Bayou in September - http://mmaweekly.com/tuf-12-winner-jonathan-brookins-healthy-again-returns-at-ufc-battle-on-the-bayou-in-september


Tuff-N-Uff Returns to COX Pavillion July 1st - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/tuff-n-uff-returns-to-cox-pavillion-july-1st/


Ramsey Nijem - Producing His Own Brand of Reality TV - http://www.ufc.com/news/Ramsey-Nijem-Producing-His-Own-Brand-of-Reality-TV


Dan Hardy and 10 UFC Fighters Who Are Hanging on By a Thread - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/721012-dan-hardy-and-10-ufc-fighters-who-are-hanging-on-by-a-thread


Training injury forces Cub Swanson out of UFC 132, Erik Koch awaits new foe - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23849/training-injury-forces-cub-swanson-out-of-ufc-132-erik-koch-awaits-new-foe.mma


Sponsorship Spotlight: Toyo Tires - http://mmapayout.com/2011/06/sponsorship-spotlight-toyo-tires/

 

 

MMA News Links

06-02-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Episode No. 10 recap: "The Ultimate Fighter 13: Team Lesnar vs. Team Dos Santos" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23815/episode-no-10-recap-the-ultimate-fighter-13-team-lesnar-vs-team-dos-santos.mma


No Holds Barred: Pat Miletich, Ken Hershman, Lou DiBella - http://nhbnews.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-01T23_11_46-07_00


UFC: St. Pierre vs. Diaz set for Oct. 29 - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/06/gsp-nick-diaz-set-for-oct-29/1?csp=34


Cesar Gracie Discusses Nick Diaz's New UFC Contract, Upcoming GSP Fight - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/01/cesar-gracie-discusses-nick-diazs-new-ufc-contract-upcoming-gs/


UFC Star Jon Fitch Rejects Idea Of Fighting Virtual Unknowns - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/1/2200859/ufc-star-jon-fitch-rashad-evans-rick-story-mma-news


Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For June 2011 - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/01/top-10-fighter-rankings-update-for-june-2011/


Ramsey Nijem Meets Tony Ferguson at ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Finale for Season 13 - http://mmaweekly.com/ramsey-nijem-meets-tony-ferguson-at-ultimate-fighter-finale-for-season-13


Noke-Lawlor Targeted for UFC Live 5 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Noke-Lawlor-Targeted-for-UFC-Live-5-32810


RENA and Ai Takahashi Rematch in ShootBoxing - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=616:photo-of-the-day-rena-and-ai-takahashi-rematch-in-shootboxing&catid=37:non-k-1


Lightweight prospect Joseph Duffy headlines Cage Warriors FCs return to Ireland - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1642


Carlos Condit Thinks Its Unfair For Nick Diaz To Get A Title Shot - http://www.mmaconvert.com/2011/06/02/carlos-condit-thinks-its-unfair-for-nick-diaz-to-get-a-title-shot/


Maximo Blanco vs Josh Thomson Targeted For September - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/06/01/maximo-blanco-vs-josh-thomson-targeted-for-september/


Dan Henderson: It will take more than one H-Bomb to KO Fedor - http://www.lowkick.com/Strikeforce/Dan-Henderson-It-will-take-more-than-one-H-Bomb-to-KO-Fedor-12891


Mir Poised To Make Third Run - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/06/mir-poised-to-make-third-run.html


Phil Davis 'honored' and 'excited' to fight Rashad Evans at UFC 133 (Video) - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/6/2/2202523/phil-davis-honored-and-excited-to-fight-rashad-evans-at-ufc-133-video


Armen Petrosyan vs. Warren Stevelmans on June 11 in Rome - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=617:armen-petrosyan-vs-warren-stevelmans-on-june-11-in-rome&catid=37:non-k-1


All Eyes on ‘Showtime’ - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/All-Eyes-on-Showtime-32744


UFC Undisputed 3 will include PRIDE FC Mode - http://www.lowkick.com/UFC/UFC-Undisputed-3-will-include-PRIDE-FC-Mode-12893


CES adds muscle to star-studded June 10th show - http://www.mmaonline.com/biofiles/ces-adds-muscle-to-star-studded-june-10th-show/


International Connection: Surrounded By War, Shamil Zavurov Is A Product Of His People  - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/5/31/2198660/mma-news-war-shamil-zavurov-m1


Kyle Noke vs. Filthy Tom in Milwaukee - http://www.ufc.com/news/uvs5-fight-card-updates

 

 

MMA News Links

06-01-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC 130 salaries: "Rampage" Jackson ($250K), Frank Mir ($250K) lead fighter payroll - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23805/ufc-130-salaries-rampage-jackson-250k-frank-mir-250k-lead-fighter-payroll.mma


UFC 130 Medial Suspensions: Jackson, Mir, Stann Among Possible Long Layoffs - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/31/ufc-130-medial-suspensions-jackson-mir-stann-among-possible-l/


Hatsu Hioki Vacates Shooto Featherweight Title - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/05/31/hatsu-hioki-vacates-shooto-title-will-attend-ufc-131/


Jon Fitch Not Interested in Rick Story Fight, Would Wait for BJ Penn or Georges St-Pierre - http://mmaweekly.com/jon-fitch-not-interested-in-rick-story-fight-would-wait-for-bj-penn-or-georges-st-pierrel


Joe Rogan and the Leg Kick - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/718903-joe-rogan-and-the-leg-kick


Report: Roy Nelson Had Walking Pneumonia Prior to UFC 130 Loss to Frank Mir - http://www.5thround.com/77365/report-roy-nelson-had-walking-pneumonia-prior-to-ufc-130-loss-to-frank-mir/


It's Showtime updates the K-1 situation - http://middleeasy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4811:its-showtime-updates-the-k-1-situation&catid=34:organizations


Jorgensen Packing the Old Young Guns - http://www.ufc.com/news/Jorgensen-Packing-the-Old-Young-Guns


“Little” Patricia Vidonic’s Road to the Championship Blog: Diet and Training - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/05/31/little-patricia-vidonics-road-to-the-championship-blog-diet-and-training/


MMA Knockout of the Day: Tom Watson Kicks Travis Galbraith into Next Tuesday - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/719271-mma-knockout-of-the-day-tom-watson-kicks-travis-galbraith-into-next-tuesday


Imanari Drops Deep Belt; Nakamura-Otsuka Booked for June 24 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Imanari-Drops-Deep-Belt-Nakamura-Otsuka-Booked-for-June-24-32782


UFC 131: Lesnar vs. Dos Santos Fight Card Rumors - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-131-lesnar-vs-dos-santos-fight-card-rumors-mma


Takafumi Otsuka To Face Hiroshi Nakamura At DEEP 54 - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/05/31/takafumi-otsuka-to-face-hiroshi-nakamura-at-deep-54/


Shane Carwin, Junior dos Santos Both Looking for the KO at UFC 131 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/31/shane-carwin-junior-dos-santos-both-looking-for-the-ko-at-ufc-1/


Ray Sefo talks his next MMA bout, Wants Cro-Cop, Barry or Kongo - http://www.fighthubtv.com/video/ray-sefo-talks-next-mma-bout-cro-cop-barry-kongo/


Jake Rosholt appeals disqualification loss at Titan Fighting Championships 18 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23809/jake-rosholt-appeals-disqualification-loss-at-titan-fighting-championships-18.mma


Ekapop Sor Klinmme vs Frederic Berbichon 2011 - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=613:ekapop-sor-klinmme-vs-frederic-berbichon-2011&catid=44:video&Itemid=61


Tito Ortiz on Matt Mitrione: I was going to slap him, but I don't want to get sued - http://www.lowkick.com/UFC/Tito-Ortiz-on-Matt-Mitrione-I-was-going-to-slap-him-but-I-dont-want-to-get-sued-12880


Pellegrino to Take Break from MMA - http://www.ufc.com/news/Pellegrino-to-Take-Break-from-MMA

 

 

MMA News Links

05-31-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Professor Wally Jay dies aged 93 - http://www.smallcirclejujitsu.com/2011/05/professor-wally-jay-dies-aged-93/


Anderson Silva Rails on Chael Sonnen as a ‘Loser,’ Surprised Okami Trained With Him - http://mmaweekly.com/anderson-silva-rails-on-chael-sonnen-as-a-loser-surprised-okami-trained-with-him


Ten Things We Learned From UFC 130 - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/05/ten-things-we-learned-from-ufc-130/


Philippines now likely to host first international "TUF," UFC eyeing future world grand prix - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23800/philippines-now-likely-to-host-first-international-tuf-ufc-eyeing-future-world-grand-prix.mma


Lyoto Machida welcomes title fight against Jon Jones: “I’m ready” - http://www.tatame.com/2011/05/30/Lyoto-Machida-welcomes-title-fight-against-Jon-Jones--Im-ready


Alves unhappy with decision, Story wants Fitch - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6927


Nutritionist Mike Dolce Would Like to Work with Roy Nelson - http://www.galsguidetomma.com/2011/5/30/2198037/nutritionist-mike-dolce-would-like-to-work-with-roy-nelson


UFC Should Reconsider Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans, Quinton Jackson a Bad Choice - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/717177-ufc-should-reconsider-jon-jones-vs-rashad-evans-quinton-jackson-a-bad-choice


FORM, Toyo and MMA Warehouse introduce “Go Time with Showtime” promotion - http://mmapayout.com/2011/05/form-toyo-and-mma-warehouse-introduce-go-time-with-showtime-promotion/


UFC 130's Johnson says advantages in striking, wrestling earned nod over Torres - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23799/ufc-130s-johnson-says-advantages-in-striking-wrestling-earned-nod-over-torres.mma


It's Showtime Updates the K-1 Situation - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=612:its-showtime-updates-the-k-1-situation&catid=36:k-1


Trainer Benkei Drops Anchor at Finneys HIT Squad - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Trainer-Benkei-Drops-Anchor-at-Finneys-HIT-Squad-32768


Dana White Wants UFC vs. Strikeforce Fights ‘As Soon As Possible,’ but Roadblocks Exist - http://mmaweekly.com/dana-white-wants-ufc-vs-strikeforce-fights-as-soon-as-possible-but-roadblocks-exist


Maiquel Falcao Signs With Promotion That Intends to Use Pride Rules - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/5/30/2197810/maiquel-falcao-signs-with-promotion-that-intends-to-use-pride-rules


Arianny Celeste: The biggest misconception is that all Ring Girls are dumb bimbos - http://www.lowkick.com/UFC/Arianny-Celeste-The-biggest-misconception-is-that-all-Ring-Girls-are-dumb-bimbos-12875


Jamie Varner to face local talent Jeremy Carper at Gruesome MMA 4 on June 11 - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/05/30/jamie-varner-to-face-local-talent-jeremy-carper-at-gruesome-mma-4-on-june-11/


Tavares Replaces Mayhem vs. Simpson - http://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-132-fight-card-updates


Brockwatch 2011 Continues as Lesnar Recovers From Surgery - http://www.cagepotato.com/brockwatch-2011-continues-as-lesnar-recovers-from-surgery/


Seagal Action Figure - http://www.fightlinker.com/seagal-action-figure

 

 

MMA News Links

05-30-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

MMA Fighter Jess "Skip" Hall's Military Background Questioned - http://www.military.com/news/article/security-experts-sf-record-questioned.html


Carina Damm Wins, Luis Santos Draws At Amazon Fight 8 - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/05/29/carina-damm-wins-luis-santos-draws-at-amazon-fight-8/


Mousasi vs. Izumi, Takaya vs. Miyata Title Bouts Booked for DREAM.17 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/29/mousasi-vs-izumi-takaya-vs-miyata-title-bouts-booked-for-drea/


UFC 130 Aftermath: Brian Stann is Your New Threat At Middleweight - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-130-aftermath-brian-stann-is-your-new-threat-at-middleweight


Attention Welterweights, a Story for You - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Opinion-Attention-Welterweights-a-Story-for-You-32720


Despite initial frustration, White says Mir's UFC 130 performance admirable - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23793/despite-initial-frustration-white-says-mirs-ufc-130-performance-admirable.mma


Strikeforce: 'Overeem vs Werdum' preliminary fights to air live on HDNet  - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/5/30/2197035/strikeforce-overeem-vs-werdum-preliminary-fights-to-air-live-on-hdnet


Olympian Sara McMann Wins Long-Awaited Pro MMA Debut - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/05/29/olympian-sara-mcmann-wins-long-awaited-pro-mma-debut/


Lesnar Undergoes Succesfull Colon Surgey - http://www.bjpenn.com/profiles/blogs/lesnar-undergoes-succesfull


DREAM Fight for Japan- Imanari and Tokoro make it to the final/ Aoki face-locks Clementi - http://www.mma-japan.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=666:dream-fight-for-japan-imanari-and-tokoro-make-it-to-the-final-aoki-face-locks-clementi&catid=60


Five fights to make following UFC 130 - http://www.fiveknuckles.com/mma-news/Five-fights-to-make-following-UFC-130.html


From Humble Athletic Beginnings, Rick Story an Unlikely UFC Contender - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/29/from-humble-athletic-beginnings-rick-story-an-unlikely-ufc-cont/


Watch Fedor train for Dan Henderson *VIDEO* - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/05/29/watch-fedor-train-for-dan-henderson-video/


K-1's Lull in Action, A New Outlook on Weight Classes in Kickboxing - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=610:k-1s-lull-in-action-a-new-outlook-on-weight-classes-in-kickboxing&catid=34:demo-content


MMA on TV - http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2011/05/30/mma-on-tv-39/


Dana White Says UFC Will Honor Chael Sonnen's Suspension No Matter What - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/29/dana-white-says-ufc-will-honor-chael-sonnens-suspension-no-matt/


Nogueira’s master tells him to use his Jiu-Jistu at UFC Rio - http://www.tatame.com/2011/05/28/Nogueiras-master-tells-him-to-use-his-Jiu-Jistu-at-UFC-Rio


DREAM 17 to be Broadcast on HDNet on June 3rd - http://www.cagesideseats.com/2011/5/28/2194884/programming-note-dream-17-to-be-broadcast-on-hdnet-on-june-3rd

 

 

UFC 130 Results

05-29-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

From the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
1. Quinton Jackson def. Matt Hamill by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Rd 3
2. Frank Mir def. Roy Nelson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) Rd 3 (5:00)
3. Travis Browne def. Stefan Struve by knockout (punch) Rd 1 (4:11)
4. Rick Story def. Thiago Alves by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Rd 3 (5:00)
5. Brian Stann def. Jorge Santiago by TKO (punches) Rd 2 (4:29)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike TV)
6. Demetrious Johnson def. Miguel Torres by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Rd 3 (5:00)
7. Tim Boetsch def. Kendall Grove by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Rd 3 (5:00)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook.com)
8. Gleison Tibau def. Rafael Oliveira by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 2 (3:38)
9. Michael McDonald def. Chris Cariaso by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28) Rd 3 (5:00)
10. Renan Barao def. Cole Escovedo by unanimous decision Rd 3 (5:00)

 

 

 

No Holds Barred: Our First Video Show!05-29-2011

05-29-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

http://nhbnews.podomatic.com/entry/2011-05-28T14_50_30-07_00

On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman presents our first video show. As with any maiden voyage, there are still some kinks to work out, but we thank our colleague Ian Carpenter for being the video producer of this episode of No Holds Barred, which was recorded May 26 at the Magic Pumpkin Studios in Astoria, Queens, New York.

On the show, we begin by discussing the historic victory by Bernard Hopkins over Jean Pascal to become the top light heavyweight boxer in the world. Hopkins, at age 46, also becomes the oldest boxer ever to win a major world title. But we also discuss some other aging fighters who have not done so well of late, including boxer Roy Jones Jr. and mixed martial arts fighters Randy Couture and Dan Severn.

We next discuss the growing awareness of the severity of injuries in sports, including the incredible number of deaths in auto racing and American football, especially in high school and college football. We also note the growing number of injuries of different types for main event mixed martial arts fighters today.

And we conclude by discussing grappling and how some MMA fighters even today emphasize their submission skills. These include the unbeaten heavyweight Guram Gugenishivili, who headlines the M-1 Challenge XXVI card on July 8 in the main event against Pat Bennett.

While we do plan to do more video shows, we will also continue our audio shows as well.

Also, No Holds Barred is available through iTunes at http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=150801513&s=143441

 

 

MMA News Links

05-29-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

Jackson Outclasses Hamill, Takes Decision - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Jackson-Outclasses-Hamill-Takes-Decision-32696


Dream ‘Fight for Japan’ Results - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Live-NOW-Dream-Fight-for-Japan-Results-amp-Play-by-Play-32680


UFC Middleweight Brian Stann Makes Veterans Proud This Memorial Day Weekend - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/5/28/2195533/ufc-middleweight-brian-stann-veterans-memorial-day


UFC 130 bonuses: Browne, Tibau, Stann and Santiago get $70K awards - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23784/ufc-130-bonuses-browne-tibau-stann-and-santiago-get-70k-awards.mma


UFC Expects to Close Next Major Television Deal Within Six Months - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-expects-to-close-next-major-television-deal-within-six-months


Michael Bisping, Mayhem Miller to Headline TUF 14 Finale Card - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/29/michael-bisping-mayhem-miller-to-headline-tuf-14-finale-card/


UFC 130 Draws 12,816 Spectators For a $2.57 Million Gate - http://mmaweekly.com/ufc-130-draws-12816-spectators-for-a-2-57-million-gate


UFC boss unhappy with Nelson, will meet with "Big Country" to determine next move - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23788/ufc-boss-unhappy-with-nelson-will-meet-with-big-country-to-determine-next-move.mma


Video: As a Coach, Steven Seagal Also Doesn’t Care about His Guy’s Wrist - http://www.cagepotato.com/video-as-a-coach-steven-seagal-also-doesn’t-care-about-his-guys-wrist/


Warrior's Cup XII: PRO Muay Thai in New Jersey, July 23! - http://thegarv.com/Warrior-s-Cup-XII-PRO-Muay-Thai-in-New-Jersey-July-23.html


Rampage Ready To Crack On Jon Jones, Fractured Hand Or Not - http://mmaweekly.com/rampage-ready-to-crack-on-jon-jones-fractured-hand-or-not


Gamblers favor MMA over boxing - http://mmapayout.com/2011/05/gamblers-favor-mma-over-boxing/


Sergei Kharitonov vs Mighty Mo Fight Video - United Glory Moscow Kickboxing - http://www.mmabloodbath.com/2011/05/sergei-kharitonov-vs-mighty-mo-fight.html


UFC 130 GIF: Travis Browne KO’s Stefan Struve Via Superman Punch, Earns $70,000 Bonus - http://www.cagepotato.com/ufc-130-gif-travis-browne-kos-stefan-struve-via-superman-punch-earns-70000-bonus/


Demetrious Johnson Talks Controversial Win Over Miguel Torres - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/05/demetrious-johnson-talks-controversial-win-over-miguel-torres/


Zoila & Jorge Gurgel talk MMA & Marriage - http://www.thefightnerd.com/zoila-jorge-gurgel-talk-mma-marriage/


Roy Nelson blames Dan Hardy for getting outwrestled by Frank Mir - http://www.lowkick.com/UFC/Roy-Nelson-blames-Dan-Hardy-for-getting-outwrestled-by-Frank-Mir-12857


Bowling vs. Voelker III headlines Strikeforce Challengers 17 in new Las Vegas home - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23782/bowling-vs-voelker-iii-headlines-strikeforce-challengers-17-in-new-las-vegas-home.mma

 

 

UFC 130 - Tonight From Las Vegas

05-28-2011, Pancrase Newswire

Event Date: Saturday, May 28, 8:00PM EDT/5:00PM PDT

Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV

 

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
1. Matt Hamill (205) vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (205)
2. Frank Mir (260) vs. Roy Nelson (260)
3. Travis Browne (247) vs. Stefan Struve (255)
4. Jorge Santiago (185) vs. Brian Stann (186)
5. Thiago Alves (170) vs. Rick Story (170)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike TV)
6. Demetrious Johnson (135.5) vs. Miguel Torres (135.5)
7. Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Kendall Grove (185)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook.com)
8. Rafael Oliveira (155) vs. Gleison Tibau (155)
9. Chris Cariaso (135) vs. Michael McDonald (136)
10. Renan Barao (135) vs. Cole Escovedo (135)

 

 

MMA News Links

05-28-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC 130 predictions: Main Card Fights - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6919


Titan Fighting 18 Results: Despite Loss, Jens Pulver Decries Detractors - http://mmaweekly.com/titan-fighting-18-results-despite-loss-jens-pulver-decries-detracters


UFC 130 Weigh-In Photo Gallery - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/05/ufc-130-weigh-in-photo-gallery/


UFC 130 Fight Card: Is Kendall Grove the Worst TUF Winner of All Time? - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/714992-ufc-130-fight-card-is-kendall-grove-the-worst-tuf-winner-of-all-time


Bout Agreements Issued for Fedor vs. Henderson in Strikeforce on July 30 in Chicago - http://mmaweekly.com/bout-agreements-issued-for-fedor-vs-henderson-in-strikeforce-on-july-30-in-chicago


It's Showtime and K-1 Go to War: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=603:its-showtime-and-k-1-go-to-war-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly&catid=36:k-1


Rich Clementi Misses Weight Ahead of DREAM Fight for Japan - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/28/rich-clementi-misses-weight-ahead-of-dream-fight-for-japan/


Exclusive with UFC legend Royce Gracie - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/5/25/2188939/mmamania-interview-exclusive-with-royce-gracie-i-have-one-more-fight


Due to "TUF 14," Jason Miller vs. Aaron Simpson scratched from UFC 132 - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23768/due-to-tuf-14-jason-miller-vs-aaron-simpson-scratched-from-ufc-132.mma


UFC launches Octagon Nation tour - http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/328747/UFC-launches-Octagon-Nation-tour/


9 Questions for Frank Mir - http://www.sherdog.com/news/interviews/9-Questions-for-Frank-Mir-32665


No Need For Loyalty - http://blog.mmaratings.net/2011/05/no-need-for-loyalty.html


Introducing Joe Henley, teacher turned fighter - http://www.fighthubtv.com/video/introducing-joe-henley-teacher-turned-fighter/


MMA Memorial Day weekend memories: Mega main events - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/5/28/2194226/mma-memorial-day-weekend-memories-mega-main-events


IBJJF Gi Requirements - http://thefightworkspodcast.com/2011/05/27/ibjjf-gi-requirements/


Michigan MMA Divides in Half East vs West Collision at the Emerald Theater! - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/michigan-mma-divides-in-half-east-vs-west-collision-at-the-emerald-theater/


Isaac De Jesus loses spot at Tachi Palace Fights 10 due to marijuana suspension - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23763/isaac-de-jesus-loses-spot-at-tachi-palace-fights-10-due-to-marijuana-suspension.mma


Mike Zambidis vs. John Wayne Parr 3 Video - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=604:mike-zambidis-vs-john-wayne-parr-3-video&catid=44:video&Itemid=61

 

 

MMA News Links

05-27-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

UFC 130 official weigh-in results - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23752/ufc-130-official-weigh-in-results.mma


Rampage and the Struggle Within - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/Rampage-and-the-Struggle-Within-32653


Nelson Sees Pace as Critical Against Mir at UFC 130 - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Nelson-Sees-Pace-as-Critical-Against-Mir-at-UFC-130-32630


Following Quick UFC Exit, Chris Camozzi Highly Motivated for Shark Fights Debut - http://mmaweekly.com/follwoing-quick-ufc-exit-chris-camozzi-highly-motivated-for-shark-fights-debut


Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 13 ratings tie series low with 1 million viewers for episode nine on Spike TV - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/5/27/2192770/ultimate-fighter-tuf-13-ratings-tie-series-low-with-1-million-viewers


Can Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo Jumpstart MMA's Flyweight Class? -


Off Yearlong Vegan Diet Experiment, Frank Mir Feels Stronger for UFC 130 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/27/off-yearlong-vegan-diet-experiment-frank-mir-feels-stronger-for/


Tuff-N-Uff makes Cox Pavilion debut; Farra and MMAjunkie.com's Morgan broadcast - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23730/tuff-n-uff-makes-cox-pavilion-debut-farra-and-mmajunkie-coms-morgan-broadcast-20110527.mma


UFC 130 preview: Will Matt Hamill become a highlight reel knockout for Rampage Jackson? - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/05/27/ufc-130-preview-will-matt-hamill-become-a-highlight-reel-knockout-for-rampage-jackson/


52 Things I Love About MMA: Ikuhisa Minowa In The Land Of The Giants - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/5/26/2187962/52-things-mma-ikuhisa-minowa-japan-mma-news


United Glory World Series: 2010-2011 Tournament Finals from Moscow, Russia - http://www.lowkick.com/Other/United-Glory-World-Series-2010-2011-Tournament-Finals-from-Moscow-Russia-12833


UFC Discretionary Bonuses and Revenue vs. Fighter Payouts - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/5/26/2191754/ufc-discretionary-bonuses-and-revenue-vs-fighter-payouts


Matt Hamill - From Competitor to Fighter - http://www.ufc.com/news/Matt-Hamill-From-Competitor-to-Fighter


Rosi Sexton vs Sheila Gaff Planned For Cage Warriors 43 - http://www.mmarising.com/news/2011/05/26/rosi-sexton-vs-sheila-gaff-planned-for-cage-warriors-43/


Details on the G2 Women's Fight Summit - http://www.fightergirls.com/news.asp?ID=716


UFC 130: Rafaello Oliveira ready to go to war in his UFC return vs. Gleison Tibau - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/05/26/ufc-130-rafaello-oliveira-ready-to-go-to-war-in-his-ufc-return-vs-gleison-tibau/


June 4th Salt Lake City, UT Hosts WCFC “Last Man Standing” Championship Tournament - http://www.fighthubtv.com/mma/june-4th-salt-lake-city-ut-hosts-wcfc-last-man-standing-championship-tournament/


Alan Belcher set to return against Jason MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 25 - http://www.lowkick.com/UFC/Alan-Belcher-set-to-return-against-Jason-MacDonald-at-UFC-Fight-Night-25-12836


Miguel Torres Looking to Form MMA's 'Super Friends' - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/26/miguel-torres-looking-to-form-mmas-super-friends/

 

 

MMA News Links

05-26-2011

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, CO

 

TUF 13 - Episode Nine Recap - http://www.ufc.com/news/TUF-13-Episode-Nine-Recap


Brock Lesnar returns to UFC in January 2012 ... hopefully - http://www.mmamania.com/2011/5/25/2190177/dana-white-expects-brock-lesnar-to-return-to-mma-by-jan-1-2012


Bravo wants "respect" from Royler and Gracie clan - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6895


DREAM Japan Bantamweight Grand Prix Preview - http://www.mmarising.com/articles/2011/05/25/dream-japan-bantamweight-grand-prix-preview/


Alistair Overeem: My main focus is on winning the Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament - http://www.lowkick.com/Strikeforce/Alistair-Overeem-My-first-focus-is-on-winning-the-Strikeforce-Heavyweight-Tournament-Exclusive-Interview-12821


Sonnen's attorney takes aim at inaccurate reporting - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6896


Exclusive Interview: Brock Lesnar Discusses ‘Death Clutch’, Part 1 - http://www.cagepotato.com/exclusive-interview-brock-lesnar-discusses-death-clutch-part-1/


Leonard Garcia gets August 14 date with Alex Caceres in Milwaukee - http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2011/05/25/leonard-garcia-gets-august-14-date-with-alex-caceres-in-milwaukee/


Dana White Debunks GSP vs. Diaz Rumors - http://www.bjpenn.com/profiles/blogs/dana-white-debunks-gsp-vs-diaz


Rage in the Cage 152 results - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1633


Welterweight Mike Swick returns against Erick Silva at UFC 134 in Brazil - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23733/welterweight-mike-swick-returns-against-erick-silva-at-ufc-134-in-brazil.mma


"Bruce Leroy" Gets Garcia in Milwaukee - http://www.ufc.com/news/uvs5-fight-card-updates


WCF today announced nine more main card fights - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/wcf-today-announced-nine-more-main-card-fights-with-five-more-fights-expected-to-be-released-in-the-coming-days/


Dream Vet Galesic Joins Bellator Season 5 Middleweight Tourney - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Dream-Vet-Galesic-Joins-Bellator-Season-5-Middleweight-Tourney-32619


Late additions of Jake & Jared Rosholt complete card for Titan FC on HDNet - http://www.ultmma.com/news/index.php?itemid=1634


October's UFC Fan Expo Houston tickets on sale - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23731/octobers-ufc-fan-expo-houston-tickets-on-sale-soon.mma


2010 Muay Thai North American Fighter Of The Year, Kevin Ross Talks MMA Crossovers - http://www.fighthubtv.com/video/2010-muay-thai-north-american-fighter-year-kevin-ross-talks-mma-crossovers/


Todd Moore vs. Mike Bronzoulis targeted for "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23734/todd-moore-vs-mike-bronzoulis-targeted-for-strikeforce-overeem-vs-werdum.mma


LiverKick.com Middleweight Rankings: May 2011 - http://www.liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=593:liverkickcom-middleweight-rankings-may-2011&catid=46:ranking


Beyond the Cage with Lou Neglia of Ring of Combat - http://www.mmaonline.com/headlines/beyond-the-cage-with-lou-neglia-of-ring-of-combat/


Brazilian Prospect Silva Makes UFC Debut Against Swick in Rio - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Brazilian-Prospect-Silva-Makes-UFC-Debut-Against-Swick-in-Rio-32618


The Blueprint: Mir vs. Nelson - http://www.ufc.com/news/The-Blueprint-Mir-vs-Nelson

 

 

MMA News Links

05-25-2011

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Denver, CO

 

Dana White Has a Plan ‘B’ If Strikeforce Doesn’t Work Out Under the Zuffa Banner - http://www.cagepotato.com/dana-white-has-a-plan-b-if-strikeforce-doesnt-work-out-under-the-zuffa-banner/


Search underway in Arizona for missing MMA fighter Todd Whitzel - http://prommanow.com/index.php/2011/05/24/search-underway-in-arizona-for-missing-mma-fighter-todd-whitzel/


With Eyes Wide Open - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/With-Eyes-Wide-Open-32552


Rashad Evans: If Jon Jones Was So Great, He’d Have Taken the Fight - http://mmaweekly.com/rashad-evans-if-jon-jones-was-so-great-hed-have-taken-the-fight


A UFC Championship: Is It Worth Less Than $19,000? - http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/5/24/2187496/ufc-championship-chad-mendes-jose-aldo-mma-news


Chad Mendes to Face Rani Yahya Instead of Jose Aldo at UFC 133 - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/24/chad-mendes-to-face-yahya-instead-of-aldo-at-ufc-133/


Bellator ends Season 4 with 2nd-best audience to date - http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2011/05/bellator-ends-season-4-with-2nd-best-audience-to-date/1?csp=34


Stefan Struve - The Fast Rise of a Slow Starter - http://www.ufc.com/news/Stefan-Struve-The-Fast-Rise-of-a-Slow-Starter


Exclusive Interview With Brazilian Star Vanessa Porto - http://www.mmarising.com/interviews/2011/05/23/exclusive-interview-with-brazilian-star-vanessa-porto/


Aldo Discusses Injury; UFC Champ Eying September Return - http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Aldo-Discusses-Injury-UFC-Champ-Eying-September-Return-32593


Falcao: "I am not violent, I was just a stupid adolescent" - http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=6888


'Rampage' Jackson's Toughest Role? Convincing Us He Still Wants to Fight - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/24/rampage-jacksons-toughest-role-convincing-us-he-still-wants/


Mark 'Fight Shark' Miller Talks Comeback From Heart Surgery - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/5/24/2188167/mark-fight-shark-miller-talks-comeback-from-heart-surgery


UFC 130's Frank Mir acquainted with critics, but balances excitement with smarts - http://mmajunkie.com/news/23715/ufc-130s-frank-mir-acquainted-with-critics-but-balances-excitement-with-smarts.mma


UFC 130 Preview: The Prelims - http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/1/UFC-130-Preview-The-Prelims-32577


Tim Boetsch Looking to Make a Statement in Middleweight Debut - http://www.heavy.com/mma/2011/05/ufc-130-tim-boetsch/


Roger Huerta, Now a Free Agent, Looking to Fight in Summer - http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/05/24/roger-huerta-now-a-free-agent-looking-to-fight-in-summer/


Jorge Santiago - Enter Sandman - http://www.ufc.com/news/Jorge-Santiago-Enter-Sandman