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Dec 22, 2011 11:15 am

UFC NEWS – Mir On Overeem: His Arms Are Too Big To Land Chokes

“I think that Alistair obviously just uses his ground game to avoid taking punishment and that way, when he gets back up to his feet, he’s very damaging. I think he does have an excellent guillotine but Lesnar doesn’t really shoot with his head on the side and kind of wade right in like, Hrmm,...

Dec 22, 2011 11:00 am

MMA NEWS – Coker Picks Melendez Over Edgar In Hypothetical Champ vs. Champ Match

“I believe he is the No. 1 lightweight in the world. Believe me, those other guys, I take nothing away from them. Listen, styles make fights, and I’m really looking at Frankie Edgar and Gilbert, that match-up as to who would win that fight and how that fight would look. Ben Henderson, Cowboy Cerrone, all...

Dec 22, 2011 10:57 am

MMA NEWS – Alexis Davis Lined Up for Strikeforce in March

Alexis Davis will return in to action in March for a Strikeforce event to be held in Ohio. The Canadian native is on a three fight win streak (2-0 in Strikeforce) and is itching to get back in the cage. Although her opponent has not been announced yet, Davis voiced that she wouldn’t mind fighting...

Dec 22, 2011 10:45 am

UFC NEWS – Dan Hardy Would Like To “Smash” Matt Hughes

“I’ve mentioned Matt Hughes to Lorenzo [Fertitta]. He’s been on a rough streak as well recently, he’ll look at me and see I’ve lost four fights and think he can outwrestle me. I also genuinely don’t like him. I need a fight to get up for and I’d take great pleasure in smashing him in...


Dec 22, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – Brock Lesnar Makes Millions in 2010

A recent report from ESPN the Magazine stated that the WWE star turned UFC fighter accrued 5.3 million dollars for fighting in 2010. While most top fighters in the UFC only earn figures in the hundreds of thousands, Lesnar is known to bring in mainstream crowds towards the UFC’s ever growing mixed martial arts niche....

Dec 22, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: “I’m definitely not afraid to bang with Vitor”

On January 14th, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson meets Vitor Belfort in “The Phenom’s” backyard of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 142. When he was asked by MMAFightCorner.com about whether there was pressure of fighting a famed Brazilian in Brazil, Johnson seemed indifferent of the situation. “…like I approach every other fight. You know, he’s human,...

Dec 22, 2011 5:15 am

UFC NEWS – “Korean Zombie”: If The UFC Calls, I'll Be Ready For Aldo

After his 7 second knockout victory over former 145 pound title challenger, Mark Hominick, Chan Sung Jung could be in consideration for a top spot in the UFC’s featherweight division. Although the “Korean Zombie” knows he’s only had four fights under ZUFFA owned promotional banners, he is very excited if the opportunity of a title...

Dec 21, 2011 12:33 pm

MMA NEWS – Tickets For "ProElite: Grove vs. Minowaman" On Sale Now

ProElite is coming back to the islands of Hawaii on January 21, 2012 at the Neal Blaisdell Center. The main card will be televised live on HDNet at 10 P.M. EST. Returning to the ProElite cage after breaking into the world top ten rankings, 9th ranked Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann (4-0) will be facing...

Dec 21, 2011 12:25 pm

UFC NEWS – Miocic vs. De Fries Added To UFC On FUEL 1

Someone’s “0” has to go… Two undefeated heavyweight prospects will exchange leather this February when Phil De Fries steps opposite Stipe Miocic in Nebraska. UFC Officials announced the matchup this afternoon. “Undefeated heavyweights will collide as verbal agreements are in for 8-and-0 Phil De Fries versus 7-and-0 Stipe Miocic on Feb. 15 in Omaha, Neb.,”...

Dec 21, 2011 11:37 am

UFC NEWS – "Big Nog" Passes Some Blame On Herb Dean For Mir Loss

“Last Saturday I fought and lost via submission for the first time in my career; it was a bad feeling, but it’s part of the sport. Everything that happens in a fight is quick and the fighter acts most based on his instincts and reflexes than [what’s] on his mind. I knew I made a...

Dec 21, 2011 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Chad Griggs Latest Heavyweight To Make The Jump From Strikeforce To The UFC

Probably best known for ending the hype of wrestling star Bobby Lashley, Chad Griggs is one of many heavyweights on the Strikeforce roster with huge amounts of potential. He now gets to test that potential in the Octagon. It was recently announced that Strikeforce is intending on halting all heavyweight fights at the conclusion of...

Dec 21, 2011 11:16 am

MMA NEWS – Shinya Aoki Training For DREAM Year End Show (Video)

http://youtu.be/2fLJrg0IEW8 This video features a behind-the-scenes look into the training camp of DREAM FC Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki from the Evolve Fight Team, Asia’s top professional fight team. He is scheduled to defend his title this coming New Year’s Eve against Sengoku Champion Satoru Kitaoka at DREAM: Genki Desuka. For this fight, Shinya had...

Dec 21, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – Dominick Cruz Blames Faber For Less Than Perfect Public Image

“I think a lot of people have misconceptions about me. People usually believe what Faber’s been saying about me, that I’m a d-bag and all these negative things. Of course, he’s going to say negative things about me. I’ve beaten him and some of his teammates. What nice stuff will he have to say about...

Dec 21, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Phil Davis Not Impressed With The Wrestling Of Rashad Evans

“Rashad is the same old Rashad, which is very dangerous and very skilled. I mean, he definitely has gotten better over the years but I think he’s the same old guy. The problem is that we’re both known for excellent wrestling but only one of us actually has it. So, I’m thinking about using the...

Dec 21, 2011 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Junior Dos Santos to Host Special Q&A at UFC 141

On Thursday Dec. 29th, “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem” will host a special Q&A session with UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos prior to weigh-ins at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC Fight Club members will have access to the UFC’s fan club activities starting at 4 p.m. EST. The Q&A session is available...

Dec 21, 2011 4:16 am

UFC NEWS – Lamas Steps In For Koch Against Poirier At UFC 143

As we announced yesterday afternoon, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 143 bout against Dustin Poirier due to an injury suffered during training. The UFC promised a replacement and UFC president Dana White announced early this morning that one has been booked. Rising 145 pound fighter, Ricardo Lamas has agreed to...