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MMA Quick Hits 1/14/11: Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix guidelines, UFC in New York City

During a conference call, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker revealed that all quarterfinal and semifinal bouts in their upcoming heavyweight tournament will take place as three, five-minute round fights, and that even though their champion Alistair Overeem is a participant, his belt will not be on the line. The tournament will stand alone and will crown […]

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Knicks owner thinks Nets’ billboard is ‘intimidating’

Hahahaha, this billboard is apparently “intimidating” to Jim Dolan’s employees, according to Yahoo! Sports. “Knicks owner Jim Dolan was so angry over a bigger-than-life 227-foot billboard of Nets owners Jay-Z and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on the Eighth Avenue side of the Garden that sources say Dolan called Jay-Z and declared the mural was “intimidating […]

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UFC News: Two more fights added to UFC 116

The UFC has officially announced two more fights for UFC 116, Kurt Pellegrino vs. George Sotiropoulos and Julio Paulino vs. Daniel Roberts. UFC 116 takes place July 3 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The expected card is as follows: MAIN CARD – Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin (heavyweight title-unification bout) […]

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UFC News: UFC 114 is sold out

You read right folks, the UFC’s return to Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena is sold out. But fear not, UFC fans in Vegas and at the MGM Grand will still be albe to check out the fights. According to UFC officials, the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino will host a viewing party […]

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UFC News: UFC 116 shaping up

The UFC has confirmed six more fights for the July 4th weekend card. Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Wanderlei Silva and a Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Stephan Bonnar rematch have been added to the UFC 116 main card. Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer, Kendall Grove vs. Goran Reljic, Chris Lytle vs. Matt Brown, and Jon Madsen vs. Karlos […]

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UFC News: Sakara pulls out of fight with Marquardt

According to Dave Meltzer, Alessio Sakara has pulled out of fight against Nate Marquardt at UFC 116 due to the death of his father. No replacement has been found as of yet. UFC 116 is scheduled for July 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The following is the expected fight […]

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UFC News: Two bouts added to UFC 116

Brendan Schaub (5-1) will meet Chris Tuchscherer (18-2) at UFC 116, according to MMAJunkie.com. Another fight is also in the works, as a fight between Nate Marquardt (29-9-2) and Alessio Sakara (15-7) is in the works for the UFC 116 PPV card. The news was first reported by MMA reporter Joe Ferraro and MMAJunkie.com confirms […]

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UFC News: MGM Grand and UFC 116

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has officially approved UFC 116 for July 3 in Las Vegas. The event will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The fights between between Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin -a heavyweight title unification bout- Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Wanderlei Silva and Stephan Bonnar vs. Krzysztof Soszynski are all expected […]

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