St. Louis fans invited to today’s Strikeforce’s presser with Henderson, "Babalu," more

Fans are invited to today’s kickoff press conference for the upcoming “Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu” card.

The event takes place at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis and begins at 2 p.m. ET (1 p.m. CT local time).

The presser includes an autog…

Fans are invited to today’s kickoff press conference for the upcoming “Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu” card.

The event takes place at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis and begins at 2 p.m. ET (1 p.m. CT local time).

The presser includes an autograph session with event fighters Dan Henderson, Renato “Babalu” Sobral, Herschel Walker and Jesse Finney.


UFC 119 – The Rock Says…

Actor, and former WWE star, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was on hand for last nights “UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop” event. In this cageside interview, The Rock talks about the sport of mixed-martial-arts and how he might have joined the sport instead of entertainment wrestling if the time had been right.
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Actor, and former WWE star, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was on hand for last nights “UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop” event. In this cageside interview, The Rock talks about the sport of mixed-martial-arts and how he might have joined the sport instead of entertainment wrestling if the time had been right.

HT: MMAFighting.com

MFC Releases Richie Hightower

Press Release
The Maximum Fighting Championship announced today that is has released lightweight Richie Hightower from the organization.
Hightower, a former reality show standout, was unsuccessful in his only MFC bout, falling in just 2:52 to Gavin Neil via rear-naked choke at MFC 25 back in May. Since then, Hightower has declined other opportunities to fight including […]

Richie HightowerPress Release

The Maximum Fighting Championship announced today that is has released lightweight Richie Hightower from the organization.

Hightower, a former reality show standout, was unsuccessful in his only MFC bout, falling in just 2:52 to Gavin Neil via rear-naked choke at MFC 25 back in May. Since then, Hightower has declined other opportunities to fight including a proposed matchup for MFC 27 upcoming on Nov. 12.

“The Maximum Fighting Championship is about elite competition and we only want fighters in our organization who are willing to compete at the highest level. We wish Mr. Hightower good luck in his future endeavours,” said MFC Owner/President Mark Pavelich.
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“The Dirty Samurai” has had a losing record over his last five fights going 1-3 (1NC) and has fought for other organizations such as the UFC, Shark Fights, as well as Rage in the Cage over his career.

UFC 119 Results: Ryan Bader Def. Antônio Rogério Nogueira Via Decision

In a very high-profile win against Antônio Rogério Nogueira, Ryan “Darth” Bader moves further up the ladder within the 205 division. 
What did we learn?

Bader has a good chin.
Bader will need to work on his takedowns.
H…

In a very high-profile win against Antônio Rogério Nogueira, Ryan “Darth” Bader moves further up the ladder within the 205 division. 
What did we learn?

Bader has a good chin.
Bader will need to work on his takedowns.
His striking technique will need to be tweaked in order for him to continue progressing in the division.
A showdown with Jon Jones […]

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UFC 119 Results: Ryan Bader Def. Antônio Rogério Nogueira Via Decision

WEC 51 meet and greet includes Liddell, Faber, Carwin, NBA’s "Birdman"

While this week’s “WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan” event features one of the
most star-studded lineups in the promotion’s nine-year history, the
company brass isn’t relying on the in-cage action as the night’s only
attraction.

WEC officials recently annou…

While this week’s “WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan” event features one of the
most star-studded lineups in the promotion’s nine-year history, the
company brass isn’t relying on the in-cage action as the night’s only
attraction.

WEC officials recently announced a star-studded pre-fight meet-and-greet
for WEC 51 ticket holders.

It includes Chuck
Liddell, Urijah Faber, Shane Carwin,
Punkass and Skyscrape from the TapouT crew, and Chris “Birdman”
Anderson from the NBA’s Denver Nuggets.


UFC 119: Melvin Guillard Beats Jeremy Stephens

Filed under: UFC, NewsMelvin Guillard beat Jeremy Stephens Saturday at UFC 119 in a split decision that didn’t have a whole lot of action, and that left the fans in Indianapolis booing.

UFC President Dana White, who had hyped the Guillard-Stephens bou…

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Melvin Guillard beat Jeremy Stephens Saturday at UFC 119 in a split decision that didn’t have a whole lot of action, and that left the fans in Indianapolis booing.

UFC President Dana White, who had hyped the Guillard-Stephens bout as a barn-burner, took to Twitter during the fight to admit he had been wrong about that. It just wasn’t a particularly entertaining performance from either fighter.