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This Saturday, Nate "The Great" Marquardt will look to come one step closer for the Middleweight Title, facing Yushin "Thunder" Okami at the main event of UFC 122 in Germany. Currently holding a professional Mixed Martial Arts record of 30-9-2, Marquardt defeated Rousimar Palhares in his last fight via TKO, at the Fight Night 22 event in Austin, Texas.This will be a second time Nate Marquardt comes one step away from securing a title shot, as he lost a Unanimous Decision against Chael Sonnen earlier this year...
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Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Ricco "Suave" Rodriguez was on Arthur Knoqout's Podcast Radio last week, to discuss his upcoming fight in Israel on November 9th, and Tito Ortiz's fight against Matt Hamill at UFC 121. Rodriguez was in the corner on Tito Ortiz for the fight against Matt Hamill at UFC 121, which ended in favour of "The Hammer" via a Unanimous Decision.Ricco Rodriguez is currently 44-11 in his MMA career, currently enjoying an impressive 9-fight winning streak. He defeated Randy Couture eight...
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Nine-and-One Virgil Zwicker will look to step into the Mixed Martial Arts limelight, facing the knockout artist "Big" Lavar Johnson in the co-main event of Strikeforce: Challengers card in Fresno, California. Fighting out of the city of Temecula, Twenty-eight year old Zwicker finished six of his 9 career victories via a TKO, having most of his professional MMA fights for the Gladiators Challenge promotion.Zwicker grew up on the San Pasqual Indian Reservation in Valley Center, California. "The Rezdog" spends...
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One Step from Glory: Exclusive Interview with Ben Askren

Posted on October 20, 2010, 08:54 AM by Anton Gurevich
On October 21st, Ben Askren will step into the cage with his sights firmly set on leaving as the Undisputed Bellator Welterweight Champion. The undefeated winner of Bellator's Season Two tournament will face the winner of Season One, also undefeated Lyman Good. A win for Askren would see the Wrestler push his way into the top ten. Currently 6-0, The University of Missouri standout face another tough fighter, but will come in as confident in his own skills and power as always. As well as being known for his...
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Fourth Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Daniel Gracie will make his long-promised return to Mixed Martial Arts on November 9th in Tel Aviv, Israel. Fighting for the last time in November of 2006, Daniel Gracie holds a Mixed Martial Arts record of 4-2, finishing 3 of his fights via Submission. Daniel Gracie is a cousin of Renzo Gracie, Ralph Gracie and Ryan Gracie, currently teaching at Renzo Gracie BJJ Academy in Stamford, Connecticut.You can follow Daniel Gracie through his website danielgracie.com,...
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In a little bit more than two weeks from now, UFC veteran Spencer "King" Fisher will square off against the newcommer Kurt Warburton, in what could be the most important fight of his career. Holding an impressive MMA record of 24-6, thirty-four year old Fisher is currently on a two-fight losing streak inside the Octagon. The crafty veteran knows it's "do or die" for him, in his quest for survival in the UFC.Speaking exclusively to the LowKick.com community, here's what Spencer Fisher had to say about his trip...
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Snowman's Land: Exclusive Interview with Jeff Monson

Posted on September 21, 2010, 06:28 AM by Anton Gurevich
Jeff Monson, will make another trip to an "exotic" country, this time fighting in Israel on November 9th. Currently holding a professional record of 37-11 (23 Submission victories), Jeff Monson is a two-time ADCC Winner (1999 and 2005), World Grappling Champion and the CBJJ World Champion in 2007. Monson is also a former UFC Heavyweight title challenger (Lost to Tim Sylvia via Unanimous Decision at UFC 65).Jeff Monson has a Bachelor's degree and a Master's Degree in Psychology. He's known for being an Anarchist,...
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Behind the Mic: Exclusive Interview with Lenne Hardt

Posted on September 17, 2010, 03:56 AM by Anton Gurevich
There's only a few people outside the cage (or ring), who can be easily labeled as "MMA legend". Former Pride and the current Dream announcer Lenne Hardt is one of them. Mostly recognized by fans as the "Crazy Pride Screaming Lady", Hardt was a trademark voice of Pride, announcing the names of fighters such as Minotauro Nogueira, Mirko Cro Cop, Wanderlei Silva, Shogun Rua, Alistair Overeem and many more. Lenne Hardt has her own Jazz Cabaret band and serves as a voice actress for popular games such as Tekken,...
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Multi-time King of Pancrase and the former UFC Middleweight Title challenger, Nate "The Great" Marquardt will begin a new journey for the 185-pound title shot, facing the dangerous submission artist Rousimar Palhares at the main event of UFC Fight Night 22. Holding a professional MMA record of 29-9-2, Thirty one year old Nate Marquardt will look to bounce back from defeat against Chael Sonnen at UFC 109, back in February. Greg Jackson's MMA Academy product, Marquardt is currently 8-3 inside the Octagon,...
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Up and coming UFC Light Heavyweight Jared Hamman will step inside the Octagon for the third time in his career, this time facing the TUF 8 cast member Kyle Kingsbury. Holding an impressive professional MMA record of 12 (8 KO's, 2 Subs, 1 Decision) wins and 2 losses, Hamman will look to get a second consecutive victory, after edging Rodney Wallace via Unanimous Decision at UFC 111.Currently training at Vladimir Matyushenko's VMAT Gym, here's what Jared Hamman shared with LowKick.com visitors, just one week...
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LowKick Exclusive: Interview with Marloes "Rumina" Coenen

Posted on September 8, 2010, 09:31 AM by Anton Gurevich
Team Golden Glory product Marloes "Rumina" Coenen will get another shot to become a Striekforce Champion, this time fighting the undefeated 12-0 Sarah Kaufman on October 9th for the Strikeforce Womens Welterweight (135 pounds) Title. The fight will serve as the co-main event of the stacked Strikeforce: Diaz vs Noons 2 fight card, taking place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.Coenen will look to bounce back from defeat against the Muay Thai wrecking machine Cris "Cyborg" Santos, in a fight that took...
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We would like to bring to your attention an exclusive interview with the Bellator Middleweight Tournament Winner Alexander "Storm" Shlemenko. Known for his unorthodox stand-up, Shlemenko made his Bellator debut on April 29th 2010, winning a Unanimous Decision against Matt Major. Shlemenko later defeated the firm favorites Jared Hess (injured his knee in the third round), and Bryan Baker via TKO, on his way to victory in the Bellator Middleweight Tournament.  The "Storm" will fight for the Bellator Middleweight...
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UFC on Versus 2 Main Event combatant Vladimir "The Janitor" Matyushenko spoke exclusively to LowKick.com about his upcoming fight against the youngster Jon "Bones" Jones. Enjoying a three-fight winning streak inside the Octagon, "The Janitor" will look to deliver an upset against Jones, who according to bookmakers is a heavy favorite in this match-up. With less than three days away from the bout, Matyushenko declared that he is more than well-prepared to fight Jones, and prove everyone that experience is what...
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Ultimate Fighting Championship newcommer Charlie Brenneman took time off his preparations for the UFC 117 bout against Johnny Hendricks to answer on couple of questions, especially for the LowKick.com Community members. Nicknamed "The Spaniard", Charlie Brenneman defeated Jason High in his UFC debut at Florian vs Gomi event, and is currently 12-1 in his Mixed Martial Arts campaign. Brenneman trains at the AMA Fight Club, alongside Jim and Dan Miller, Ricardo Romero and Joe Soto. Your next fight is against...
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