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On the weekend of July 7 the UFC Hall of Fame will welcome in one of the more deserving fighters to ever grace the inside of the Octagon. Tito Ortiz , also known as “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy,” will take his rightful place next to other legends including long-time adversary Chuck Liddell, Matt Hughes, Royce Gracie and another of Ortiz’s bitter rivals, Ken Shamrock
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A Fond Farewell to Tito Ortiz
There has never been any question regarding the talent that Melvin Guillard possesses.
Congratulations Callum after his win at the Tinguinha In House Tournament in Anaheim Hill CA. Callum won gold with two fights one ending in an armbar and the other decision. Callum has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for about six months.
Congratulations Callum Bisping
A duo of former champions have signed on the dotted line to compete for ONE Fighting Championships , as Shinya Aoki and Bibiano Fernandes recently inked deals with the Asian organization.
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Shinya Aoki, Bibiano Fernandes headed to ONE FC
When UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva unleashed his fury on Chael Sonnen earlier this week as part of a conference call promoting their July 7 headliner at UFC 148 the world was left stunned by the typically even-keeled Brazilian’s change in demeanor. However, Sonnen wasn’t fazed by Silva’s actions
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Chael Sonnen: “I don’t care about being in his head. There’s no gamesmanship here.”
Will Anderson Silva ’s rage and hatred towards Chael Sonnen cause him to make mistakes when the two meet at UFC 148 on July 7 in Las Vegas? Many of the mixed martial artists I have spoken to throughout the years have told me that they don’t allow their emotions to get the best of them and therefore choose to ignore their opponents verbal jabs during the build-up of the fight
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Will Anderson Silva’s Venom Towards Chael Sonnen Help or Hurt Him?
It appears that Jose Aldo will once again be in the spotlight when the UFC returns to Brazil. Aldo and Erik Koch , who had their planned meeting at UFC 149 postponed due to an injury by “Scarface,” are expected to face off against one another at UFC 153 in October from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Report: Jose Aldo headed back to Brazil for fight with Erik Koch at UFC 153
UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum understands he’s not next in line for a crack at divisional gold. While Werdum has looked sharp en route to a 2-0 record since returning to the Octagon, the 34-year old Brazilian was outclassed by Alistair Overeem a little more than a year ago and also has Cain Velasquez in front of him as top contender
The trash-talking between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and silver-tongued scrapper Chael Sonnen has died down some during the final build towards their headlining bout at UFC 148 . However, each man will have a chance to get some parting shots in later today when the two talented 185ers join Tito Ortiz , Forrest Griffin , and UFC President Dana White on a conference call promoting the July 7 show. The rivalry between Sonnen-Silva dates back to the hype for a 2010 fight where a continuous stream of smack from Sonnen amped things up to a fever pitch prior to their meeting.
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UFC 148 Real Time Conference Call Highlights
A broken hand may have laid waste to the headlining bout originally planned for this past weekend’s UFC 147 lineup but it looks like the UFC is still looking to have Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva meet in front of their fellow Brazilians before the year ends. According to UFC official Marshall Zelaznik , the Octagon will likely return to Rio in October with the event playing host to Belfort-Silva II. The two legends first locked horns in 1998 with “The Phenom” putting the finishing touches on Silva in less than a minute
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UFC looking to do Wanderlei Silva-Vitor Belfort II in Brazil this October