Friday, August 28, 2009

UFC 102

UFC 102: AUGUST 29, 2009
venue: Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon

Main Bouts:
-Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (31-5-1; #5 Heavyweight)* vs. Randy Couture (16-9; #6 Heavyweight)*
-Keith Jardine (14-5-1; #8 Light Heavyweight)* vs. Thiago Silva (13-1; #9 Light Heavyweight)*
-Jake Rosholt (5-1) vs. Chris Leben (18-7)
-Nate Marquardt (28-8-2; #3 Middleweight)* vs. Demian Maia (10-0; #10 Middleweight)*
-Krzysztof Soszynski (18-8-1) vs. Brandon Vera (10-3)

Preliminary Bouts:
-Gabe Gonzaga (10-4) vs. Chris Tuchscherer (17-1)
-Mike Russo (11-1) vs. Justin McCully (9-4)
-Tim Hague (10-1) vs. Todd Duffee (4-0)
-Nick Catone (6-1) vs. Mark Munoz (5-1)
-Marcus Aurelio (18-7) vs. Evan Dunham (8-0)
-Ed Herman (15-7) vs. Aaron Simpson (5-0)

Main card airs on pay-per-view for $44.95 in the United States

* Based on World MMA Rankings

UFC 102 Preview: The Main Card

UFC 102 Preview: The Prelims

Strikeforce: Fedor-Rogers Booked

MMA Junkie article featuring War MMA fighter Cleburn Walker

Friday, August 14, 2009


venue: HP Pavilion in San Jose, California

Main Card:
-Gina Carano (7-0) vs. Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (7-1)
-Gilbert Melendez (15-2) vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida (18-5-1)
-Renato "Babalu" Sobral (35-8) vs. Gegard Mousasi (25-2-1)
-Jesse Taylor (13-3) vs. Jay Hieron (17-4)
-Fabricio Werdum (11-4-1) vs. Mike Kyle (12-6-1)

Preliminary Card:
-Mike Cook (7-4) vs. Scott Lighty (4-0)
-David Douglas (4-1) vs. Justin Wilcox (5-3)
-Alex Trevino (3-0) vs. Isaiah Hill (4-6-1)
-James Terry (6-1) vs. Zac Bucia

Main card airs live on Showtime in the United States at 10:00 PM (ET/PT)

* Based on MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings

Strikeforce ‘Carano vs. Cyborg’ Preview

Monday, August 3, 2009

Fedor Signs with Strikeforce

Fedor Signs with Strikeforce

Update: Affliction Clothing Back in UFC Fold

Affliction and Other Fighters signed by UFC/WEC:

Vitor Belfort (fighting Rich Franklin at UFC 103)
Mark Homminick (WEC)
Tito Ortiz (Yep, he and Dana apparently made up)
Dan Lauzon (fighting Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 103)
Javier Vazquez vs. LC Davis will be moved to WEC 42
Paul Daley (Possible fight with Brian Foster at UFC 103)

Affliction and Other Fighters Signed by Strikeforce:

Fedor Emelianenko
Jay Hieron (fighting Nick Diaz in Strikeforce on 8/15)
Gegard Mousasi will fight "Babalu" for Strikeforce LHW Title
Mitsuhiro Ishida to fight Gilbert Melendez for interim Strikeforce LW Title (Josh Thompson is injured)