Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir discussed his future at the UFC Fan Expo, stating that he may move down to Light Heavyweight to seek for new challenges in his career. Frank Mir is currently 13-5 in his MMA career, competing since 2001.
It looks like the number one contender for the UFC Middleweight Title Chael Sonnen (R) is not alone. According to M-1 Global's press release, "The Last Emperor" will take part in the "United Russia" primaries, with sights on the Belgorod Regional Duma (Congress) spot in the upcoming elections.The list includes fifty-eight candidates, why no less than 10,000 "United Russia" members will decide on who will take the top places in the party's list for this year's regional elections. The primaries are taking
UFC President Dana White shared his thoughts about the entertaining UFC 114 event, headlined by the bad blood grudge match between Suga Rashad Evans and Quinton Rampage Jackson. After defeating Rampage, Rashad Evans earned a shot at Shogun Rua's Light Heavyweight title, in a fight that will happen probably on UFC's New Year card.
Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem delivered one of the most one-sided performances of the recent time, by defeating Brett Rogers in the main event of Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery. "The Demolition Man" demolished "The Grim" Brett Rogers with a vicious gound and pound that forced the veteran referee Big John McCarthy to stop the fight after 3:40 minutes of the First Round. Alistair Overeem removed all questions regarding his credibility as a possible challenger for Fedor Emelianenko's crown,
Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will step into the cage this Saturday against Brett "The Grim" Rogers at Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery, to defend his title for the first time in three years. But despite facing the dangerous knockout machine in Brett Rogers, K-1 Gran Prix 3rd Place says his only goal this year is to fight Fedor Emelianenko. The Dutchman spoke to MMAWeekly about his true goals behind fighting Brett Rogers:
Speaking via the Carmichael Dave Show, Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White has officially confirmed that the winner of the UFC 114 grudge match between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Rashad Evans will challenge Mauricio Rua in his first title defense at the UFC Light Heavyweight division:"The winner of the Rampage Jackson vs Rashad Evans fight at UFC 114 will get the first shot at Shogun Rua."White's short quote dispells the rumors about a possible title shot for Randy "The Natural"
Mousasi will put his title on the line for the very first time in his Strikeforce career, at the star-packed Strikeforce: Nashville event. Mousasi will square off against the decorated Wrestler King Mo, who is yet to be beaten in his career.
Older brother of the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida, Shinzo Machida, stated in an exclusive interview to Tatame.com that he expects his brother to knockout Mauricio Rua in their rematch at UFC 113. Shinzo revealed that Machida's injured hand is completely healed, and that "The Dragon" is preparing in full force to face Shogun:
According to the British website MMABay.co.uk, WAMMA Heavyweight Champion and arguably number one Pound-for-Pound fighter in the world Fedor Emelianenko, severely injured his hand in training. Sources close to "The Last Emperor" revealed at the Arnold Exhibition in Columbus that the injury is very serious and could keep the Strikeforce fighter out for a few months.
M-1 Global Boss Vadim Finkelstein dispelled the rumors regarding a possible fight between the arguably number one Pound-for-Pound fighter in the World, Fedor Emelianenko (32-1 in MMA), and the reigning Strikeforce Champion Alistair Overeem.
Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia (25-6) continues to hit the Mixed Martial Arts Headlines. BostonHerald.com suggests that "The Maine-iac" agreed to face the 5-time World Strongest Man Competition winner Mariusz Pudzianowski.
Welterweight Marcus Davis is one of the most experienced fighters currently in the UFC. Thirty-six year old Davis (born August 24, 1973 in Houlton, Maine) has a 16-6 record in his Mixed Martial Arts career, and will look to rebound from his back-to-back losses to Dan Hardy and Ben Saunders, when he faces Jonathan Goulet at UFC 113.
Mariusz Pudzianowski has also revealed some of his future Mixed Martial Arts plans, which also include the fight against no other than "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko. Pudzianowski is under no illussion about his current chances against the WAMMA Heavyweight Champion, preparing to use Tim Sylvia as a statement for his future intentions: