5 Fights you shouldn’t miss this October

Unlike the “dry” month of September, October promises a lot of excitement with some high quality Mixed Martial Arts fight cards. While the fights like Brock Lesnar vs Cain Velasquez are obviously getting all the spotlight, here’s a short list of fights that you shouldn’t miss this October.Enjoy!Josh Thomson vs JZ Cavalcante When: Strikeforce Diaz vs Noons II, October 9th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California HERO’s Champ Gesias Cavalcante will make his long-anticipated return to US, fighting the

The Truth behind Todd Duffee's release is finally revealed

After many weeks of speculation and rumors as to why UFC heavyweight prospect Todd Duffee was released, the truth finally comes out. Travis from MMAscrapsradio got the inside scoop from a solid source
“Original fight (before Russow) was McSweeny but Duffee turned it down for a “bigger named opponent” He fights and losses, but that isn’t that big of a deal (it ends up being the way UFC can release him, but whatever) He accepts fight with Madsen, but then pulls out after mentioning that he needed time to do

Fedor Emelianenko: Alistair Overeem keeps finding excuses not to fight me

One of the most legendary figures in the history of Mixed Martial Arts, and the current #3 P4P Fighter in the World according to LowKick.com Community Rankings, Fedor Emelianenko answered on fan questions via his website www.fedor.bel.ru. Here’s a translation of Fedor’s answers on questions regarding his next fight in Strikeforce, and the possible retirement after his current contract expires. “The Last Emperor” also personally relared the rumours about M-1’s renewed negotiations with the UFC (posted

Mir: A sh**y win is better then a Sh**y loss

” i guess a sh**ty win is better than a sh**ty loss” those were the words off former HW champ Frank Mir, after a lack luster bout, which served as the main event at Saturdays UFC 119.
“Other than that, I’m really pissed off about my performance.” “I got really frustrated because with pushing him against the cage, I drilled so much on what to do from there, and I was making mistakes I wasn’t making a month ago that I thought I had corrected. So halfway through the fight, I’m actually bitching to

The Sky is the Limit for Charles Oliviera

Undefeated Brazilian Charles “do Bronx” Oliveira (14-0) his building up a reputation as one of the biggest rising stars in MMA. This 20 year old fighter seems unfazed by the pressure of fighting in the UFC amongst the best mixed martial artists in the world. After an impressive debut where he finished Darren Elkins in just 41 seconds via armbar, he got another impressive submission (this time with a standing rear naked shoke in the third round) this time against TUF season 8 winner Efrain Escudero. Again

Vitor Belfort not injured, Title shot with Anderson Silva Confirmed by Dana White.

There as been reports that a “undisclosed” injury had put Vitor Belfort out of UFC 122, putting Nate Marquart to take his place. Aside from nate being his replacement, none of that is true. Vitor is perfect healthly and is more then likely set to face Anderson Silva at the UFC 125 on January 1st.
The news of Vitor’s healthy condition and match up with Anderson Silva

Snowman’s Land: Exclusive Interview with Jeff Monson

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