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Oct 5, 2012 10:19 am

Frank Shamrock Says Sale of Strikeforce was a Factor in His Struggle with Alcoholism | MMA NEWS

MMA pioneer Frank Shamrock recently appeared on MMA Fighting’s “The MMA Hour” where he detailed his struggles with alcoholism, saying that the sale of Strikeforce to Zuffa in 2011, combined with his genetics, left him “golfing and drinking all day.” Shamrock was promoting his new autobiography, “Uncaged: My Life as a Champion MMA Fighter.” “I...

Oct 4, 2012 11:57 am

Exclusive: Brett Rogers: ‘I Want Fighters To Hesitate And Ask For More Money When They See My Name, I’m Not To Be F*cked With" | MMA NEWS

When BJPenn.com caught up with Brett “Da Grim” Rogers this week, the Bellator heavyweight wanted to make one thing abundantly clear: Brett Rogers is back, and he’s “not to be f-cked with.” Yes, a conversation with Rogers may be littered with F bombs and double negatives, but it’s also refreshingly candid and lacking in pretense....

Oct 3, 2012 12:00 pm

"ONE FC: Rise Of Kings" Preview | MMA NEWS

ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS will see the crowning of two ONE FC World Champions. Brazilian submission expert Zorobabel “Zoro” Moreira takes on top Japanese Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) veteran Kotetsu Boku for the Lightweight crown and BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa battles former RisingOn Champion Soo Chul Kim for the Bantamweight championship. CEO of...


Oct 3, 2012 8:35 am

Frank Shamrock Believes Strikeforce Is Dieing | MMA NEWS

“In a perfect world, they (Strikeforce) should live on and all the sweat and tears and the soul we put into it should give value somewhere else. In the world of big business, it’s probably going to get wrapped up, rolled up and disappear. You know, like many of the other brands in this industry...

Oct 3, 2012 6:26 am

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Signs with The World Series of Fighting | MMA NEWS

  According to reports, former UFC welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has signed a deal with The World Series of Fighting. Johnson will face D.J. Linderman on the main card which will be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network formerly known as The Versus Network. Johnson has been extremely busy since being released by the UFC...

Oct 1, 2012 8:21 am

Quick Twitt | Daniel Cormier Pushes For Pat Barry Fight | MMA NEWS

Taking to twitter to campaign for his Frank Mir replacement, Strikeforce HW Grand Prix Champion, Daniel Cormier started the push for Pat Barry recently. Does this wrestler vs. striker matchup make sense or is Cormier just fishing in the UFC’s pond for anyone he can get?

Sep 28, 2012 11:58 am

At 43 Wrestling Superstar Kurt Angle Still Considering MMA | MMA NEWS

“The hard part about it is, Dana and I never had a problem with money. I met with Dana different times — two times, to be exact, where I went out to Las Vegas to sit down with Dana White. I even took the UFC physical. The problem was the starting date. He wanted me...

Sep 26, 2012 9:13 am

Kendall Grove Signs with the AFC | MMA NEWS

UFC Veteran Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove signs a multi-fight contract with the Aggression Fighting Championship (AFC). The Aggression Fighting Championship (AFC) is thrilled to announce that 13 time UFC vet and The Ultimate Fighter winner Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove has signed a multifight deal with Canada’s fastest growing promotion. Grove will debut co-headlining a stacked...

Sep 26, 2012 7:56 am

What’s Next for the Main Card Fighters of UFC 152

  What’s next for the main card fighters of UFC 152? Saturday night’s card was entertaining and gave fans a little bit of everything. There were three knockouts and three submissions in 12 total bouts. Even a couple of the fights that went to decision were full of intrigue and very suspense. I don’t think...

Sep 25, 2012 11:05 am

Bellator CEO Fires Back At Dana White For "Hypocritical Statement" | MMA NEWS

“It’s a very, very hypocritical statement. We had to go through the exact same process with Zuffa when we signed ‘King Mo.’ Zuffa released ‘King Mo’ Lawal on March 27, 2012. They went public with their release, they put it up on their own website, on UFC.com, Dana confirmed the release of ‘King Mo’ to...

Sep 24, 2012 1:14 pm

Pat Healy on Melendez’s Injury & Fighting Thomson | Strikeforce News

  Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez had to bow out of his title defense due to an injury.   Strikeforce and Showtime axed the rest of the show.   Title contender, Pat Healy, discusses the cancellation with bloody elbow starting with his recollection of Matt Lindland breaking the news to him:   “I was sitting down, I...

Sep 20, 2012 4:01 pm

Arlovski Calls Out Cormier | Strikeforce News

Frank Mir’s knee injury early this week sets in motion a hunt for a worthy opponent opposite Daniel Cormier.  There’s been talks of Fabricio Verdum stepping in to take Mir’s place but via twitter yesterday former UFC heavyweight championAndrei Arlovski states: “I’m getting a lot of tweets about fighting (Daniel Cormier).  And if the fans...

Sep 20, 2012 2:56 pm

Tim Kennedy Faces Trevor Smith in Oklahoma City Nov. 3 | Strikeforce News

  Strikeforce officials on Thursday announced Tim Kennedy is booked to face Trevor Smith on Nov. 3.  This match up is taking place in Chesapeake Energy Center Oklahoma City.   The headliner was originally between Daniel Cormier and  former UFC champ Frank Mir.  Earlier this week, Mir suffered a knee injury and was pulled from the...

Sep 19, 2012 11:20 am

With Mir Out, Werdum Ready To Step Up Against Cormier | MMA NEWS

“I talk to my coach Rafael Cordeiro first. I don’t know. But if maybe if they (the UFC) tries to call me and Rafael says it’s okay, I’ll fight for sure.” In an interview with our good buds over at MMAInterviews.tv, UFC heavyweight fighter, Fabricio Werdum is ready to pack up and head back to...

Sep 18, 2012 12:19 pm

Tito Ortiz: "Rousey has fought at 145 time and again" | Strikeforce News

  Retirement for UFC hall of famer & former light heavyweight champ Tito Ortiz means owning a clothing line, nutrition supplement company, a training center as well as an amateur MMA fight series in California named Rising Stars and management company Primetime 360.     “It’s going to take a little bit of time as...

Sep 17, 2012 8:01 am

Jorge Masvidal "Will Fight For Food" I MMA News

  Fight pay has long been scrutinized by fans and fighters alike. Many fans believe that since these fighters are professional athletes, that they are taken care of and live lavish lives, never concerning themselves with the expenses of life. The reality however is a harsh contrast to the conventional thought. More often than not...

Sep 10, 2012 10:00 am

Just Scrap Maui II Results: Grove Successful In Promotional Debut | MMA NEWS

“Just Scrap Maui II” made a successful return this past Saturday with Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Kendall Grove in the headlining slot. “Just Scrap Maui II” took place at the Lahaina Civic Center in Maui on September 8. Ultimate Fighter winner and UFC veteran, Kendall Grove, made his debut with the promotion a successful one...

Sep 7, 2012 12:17 pm

WWE Star Batista Admits To Getting Dropped By Stephan Bonnar | MMA NEWS

“It’s going great. I got dropped for the first time, last week. It was Stephan Bonnar. He hit me right in the head. My legs went numb and I dropped. I just got up and continued the round. It’s just one of those things. I love it.” With his MMA debut forthcoming former WWE super-star...

Sep 6, 2012 6:50 pm

Mitrione Calls Jon Jones 'Douchey' I MMA News

  In Yesterday’s MMA Hour, Matt Mitrione added himself to a long list of critics for UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones as the UFC heavyweight stated that Jones shows a lot of “douchey” qualities in his life outside of the Octagon with his recent refusal to fight Chael Sonnen at UFC 151. “What larger effect...

Sep 4, 2012 11:49 am

Frank Mir vs Daniel Cormier Set for November | Strikeforce News

  Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir and Strikeforce Grand Prix tournament winner Daniel Cormier is scheduled to face each other on Nov. 3 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Cormier reveals to USA today “I am excited to be going back to Oklahoma for this fight because it’s been like my...

Sep 4, 2012 7:09 am

Jon Jones Talks About UFC 151 in His First Interview Since the Card was Cancelled

  In an interview MMAFighting.Com’s Ariel Helwani, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones spoke up for the first time other than a few tweets from his Twitter account about the cancellation of UFC 151, Chael Sonnen, Dan Henderson and more. Jones begins the interview by talking about the reason he turned down the fight in...