M-1 Global are lining up New Year’s Eve fight for Fedor Emelianenko in Japan or Russia

After revealing exclusively to LowKick.com about the plans of arranging an intermediate bout for Fedor Emelianenko, M-1 Global boss Vadim Finkelstein stated to the Russian website Championat.ru that Fedor might fight again on the New Year’s Eve in Japan or Russia. Fabricio Werdum will be sidelined from training after undergoing surgery on his elbow, forcing M-1 Global and Fedor Emelianenko to search for an “anti ring rust” solution.Here’s the best bits from Vadim Finkelstein interview to Championat.Ru’s

KJ Noons and King Mo use Compressed Oxygen, as SF Houston fighters are not tested for illegal substances (updated)

These screenshots below show a substance being ingested by King Mo and KJ Noons (coincidentally betting favorites) before their respective bouts.

It appears that both fighters were using a TRUO2 Portable Oxygen Can. According to their official site it can “Maximize Power and Explosiveness!

Compressed oxygen is a substance banned from nearly every endurance sport, including MMA; in every state, including Texas. The Texas state athletic comission

7 Conclusions from Strikeforce: Houston

Strikeforce provided another night of great fights, with a stacked Strikeforce: Houston fight card. Two new Strikeforce Champions were crowned in a night, which will be also remembered by Bobby Lashley’s first defeat in Mixed Martial Arts. Strikeforce will return only in next October, leaving us some food for thoughts. Here are my seven conclusions from Strikeforce: Houston.Pictures: Sherdog.com
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QuickQuote: Kenny Florian on Grey Maynard: "cocky, lives in non-realistic world"

UFC 118 will be the most important card to the LW divison in a very long time. But not only because of the fight between BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar. In my opinon the fight between Grey “The Bully” Maynard and Kenny “kenflo” is the co-main event of the evening. But with the fight card rapdily approaching fighters have entered “hype mode” and have been promoting their fights like crazy. Kenflo is no acception, he had the following to say on Maynard: