UFC president Dana White suggests teammate vs. teammate fights will be required

The days of Ultimate Fighting Championships competitors saying they won’t fight their teammates may be over.

Following the recently concluded UFC 111 event, main-card winner Jon Fitch and UFC president Dana White had a brief exchange about the topic in which the promoter chided the welterweight contender for saying he won’t fight teammate and fellow title hopeful Josh Koscheck.

After the formal press setting, White made a more definitive statement.


The days of Ultimate Fighting Championships competitors saying they won’t fight their teammates may be over.

Following the recently concluded UFC 111 event, main-card winner Jon Fitch and UFC president Dana White had a brief exchange about the topic in which the promoter chided the welterweight contender for saying he won’t fight teammate and fellow title hopeful Josh Koscheck.

After the formal press setting, White made a more definitive statement.


Menacing Jon Madsen Ready for Al Turk

Debbie Lee, UFC – Ask Jon Madsen about the a-ha moment that convinced him to go from working the front desk at a Holiday Inn to working his way into the UFC heavyweight division, and he doesn’t have the foggiest clue where to begin. He says the best person to ask is his mother.

Debbie Lee, UFC – Ask Jon Madsen about the a-ha moment that convinced him to go from working the front desk at a Holiday Inn to working his way into the UFC heavyweight division, and he doesn’t have the foggiest clue where to begin. He says the best person to ask is his mother.

Moosin MMA hosts Tim Sylvia vs. Mariusz Pudzianowski on May 21 in Massachusetts

As expected former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia will take on five-time World’s Strongest Man champion Mariusz Pudzianowski on May 21 in what will be the first event in the newly sanctioned state of Massachusetts.

“Moosin: God of Martial Arts” is a pay-per-view event hosted by promoters Corey Fischer and (and event competitor) Eric “Butterbean” Esch set for the 15,000-seat DCU Center in Worcester.

Many notables from the card, which includes UFC veterans, will take part in press conferences Monday in Boston and Tuesday in New York City.


As expected former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia will take on five-time World’s Strongest Man champion Mariusz Pudzianowski on May 21 in what will be the first event in the newly sanctioned state of Massachusetts.

“Moosin: God of Martial Arts” is a pay-per-view event hosted by promoters Corey Fischer and (and event competitor) Eric “Butterbean” Esch set for the 15,000-seat DCU Center in Worcester.

Many notables from the card, which includes UFC veterans, will take part in press conferences Monday in Boston and Tuesday in New York City.


UFC 112 Abu Dhabi: The UFC Finally Gets the Royal Treatment

 
The United Arab Emirates is not usually a geographic location that we normally associate with mixed martial arts.
However, several moves have been made in the past and the present that will dramatically affect MMA and most importantly the UFC.   
The selection to go to Abu Dhabi was not a random decision by any means.
Sheikh Tahnoon Bin […]

UFC Betting

UFC 112 Abu Dhabi: The UFC Finally Gets the Royal Treatment

 
The United Arab Emirates is not usually a geographic location that we normally associate with mixed martial arts.
However, several moves have been made in the past and the present that will dramatically affect MMA and most importantly the UFC.   
The selection to go to Abu Dhabi was not a random decision by any means.
Sheikh Tahnoon Bin […]

UFC Betting

UFC 112 Abu Dhabi: The UFC Finally Gets the Royal Treatment

Renzo Gracie: Profile

Renzo Gracie

Born-                                Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Age-                                  43
Height-                             5&#8242…

Renzo Gracie

  • Born-                                Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Age-                                  43
  • Height-                             5′10″ (178 cm)
  • Weight-                            170 (77 kg)
  • MMA Record-                  13-6-1-1
  • Fighting out of-                Holmdel, NJ
  • Strengths-                        Jiu Jitsu, submissions, experience
  • Team/Association          Renzo Gracie Combat Team

Last 5 fights

  • Win against Frank Shamrock via DQ illegal knee at EliteXC: Destiny 
  • Win against Carlos Newton via split decision at IFL 
  • Win gamest Pat Miletich via guillotine choke at IFL
  • Loss against BJ Penn via unanimous decision at K-1 Grand Prix 2005
  • Loss against Carlos Newton via split decision at Pride Bushido 1

Predictions for UFC 112: Silva vs. Maia

Below are my detailed predictions for the Main Card and my Quick Picks for the Under card. 
UFC 112 Betting Odds
Main Card:
Anderson Silva over Demian Maia via first round T/KO.

Silva vs. Maia Prediction Page

BJ Penn over Frankie Edgar via third …

Below are my detailed predictions for the Main Card and my Quick Picks for the Under card. 

UFC 112 Betting Odds

Main Card:

Anderson Silva over Demian Maia via first round T/KO.

BJ Penn over Frankie Edgar via third round rear naked choke.

Matt Hughes  over Renzo Gracie via unanimous decision.

Terry Etim over Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision.

Kendall Grove over Mark Munoz via second round triangle choke

 

UFC 111 Preliminary Card Quick Picks

Sportsbook.com Odds

  • Phil Davisover Alexander Gustafsson via first round T/KO.
  • John Gunderson over Paul Taylor via submission.
  • Nick Osipczak over Rick Story via submission.
  • Brad Blackburnover DaMarques Johnson via unanimous decision.
  • Matt Veach over Paul Kelly via unanimous decision.
  • Jon Madsen over Mostapha Al-Turk via unanimous decision.

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