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Quick Hits for Stories Over the Past Week

 

Sorry everyone for the lack of updates over the past week….. My dog got tangled up in my laptop cord pulling it off my desk, breaking the hard drive. Alas, I have bought a new one and am back in business. Sorry again!

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UFC News

  • Kenny Florian  (14-5-0 MMA/ 11-4 UFC Record) vs Diego Nunes (16-1-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC Record) Set for UFC 131 on June 11th in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Tito Ortiz Out; Phil Davis (8-0-0 MMA/ 4-0 UFC) in versus Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ( 19-4-0 MMA/ 2-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 24 on March 26th in Seattle, Washington
  • Dustin Poirier (9-1-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC) vs Rani Yahya (16-6-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC) Added to UFC 131
  • Tim Credeur (12-3-0 MMA/ 3-1 UFC) vs Ed Herman (19-7-0 MMA/ 4-5 UFC) Targeted for TUF 13 Finale on June 4th in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jason Brilz (18-3-1 MMA/ 3-2 UFC) vs Vladimir Matyushenko (25-5-0 MMA/ 6-3 UFC Record) Set to meet at UFC 129 on April 29th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Darren Elkins (12-2-0 MMA/ 1-1 UFC) vs Michihiro Omigawa (12-9-1 MMA/ 0-3 UFC) Targeted for UFC 131
  • Brandon Vera (11-6-0 MMA/ 7-6) returns to UFC roster with last loss against Thiago Silva likely being overturned to a “no contest”
  • Karlos Vemola Out; Eliot Marhall (9-2-0 MMA/ 3-1 UFC) Retruns to Meet Luiz Cane (10-3-0 MMA/ 3-3 UFC Record) at UFC 128 on March 19th in Newark, New Jersey
  • Renan Barao (25-1-0 MMA/ UFC Debut) vs Demetrious Johnson (9-1-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC) Likely for TUF 13 Finale
  • Cub Swanson Injured; Fight with Erik Koch Scratched from UFC on Versus 3

Strikforce

  • Meisha Tate Out; Liz Carmouche (5-0-0 MMA/ 2-0 Strikeforce) now meets champion Marloes Coenen (18-4-0 MMA/ 2-1 Strikeforce) for women’s 135-pound title at Strikeforce: Columbus on March 5th in Columbus, Ohio

 

Bellator

  • DJ Linderman (8-1-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) joins season 4’s light heavyweight tournament
  • Middleweight Champ Hector Lombard (27-2-1 MMA/ 6-0 Bellator) meets Falaniko Vitale ( 28-9-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) in Non-Title Fight at Bellator 44 on May 14th
  • Tim Carpenter (6-0-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator) joins season 4’s light heavyweight tournament
  • Bellator signs Marlon Sandro (17-2-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) to Multi-Fight Deal
  • Patricio Freire (14-1 MMA/ 2-1 Bellator) vs Georgi Karakhanyan (14-2-1 MMA/ 2-1 Bellator) Set for Bellator 37 on March 19th in Concho, Oklahoma
  • Zac George (20-3-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) vs Wilson Reis (11-2-0 MMA/ 3-2 Bellator) Set for Bellator 37
  • Kenny Foster  (8-2-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator) vs Eric Larkin (3-0-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellat0r) Set for Bellator 37
  • Nazareno Malegarie (19-0-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) vs Daniel Straus (14-3-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator) Set for Bellator 37
  • Richard Hale (15-3-1 MMA/ Bellator Debut) Added to season 4’s light heavyweight tournament
  • Christian M’Pumbu (15-3-1 MMA/ Bellator Debut) Joins season 4’s light heavyweight tournament

 

Local Shows

  • Bobby Lashley (5-1-0) vs James Jack (5-4-1) to headline Titan Fighting Championshps 17 in Kansas City, Kansas on March 25th.
  • Efrain Escudero (15-2-0 MMA) vs Fabricio Camoes (11-5-1) Set for Tachi Palace Fights 9 on May 5th in Lemoore, California
  • Abe Wagner (8-3-0 MMA) vs Aaron Rosa ( 15-3-0 MMA) Added to Titan Fighting Championships 17
  • Houston Alexander (11-6-0 MMA) vs James Irvin (15-8-0) II Added to Shark Fights 14 on March 11th in Lubbock, Texas
  • Vinny Magalhaes (6-5-0 MMA) vs Jake Doerr (6-0-0 MMA) Added to M-1 Challenge on March 25th in Virginia
  • Alan Jouban (1-0-0 MMA) vs Jamie Yager (3-2-0 MMA) Set for Tachi Palace Fights 9

 
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Posted by on February 25, 2011 in Bellator, Blog News, Local Shows, News, Strikeforce, UFC

 

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Ariel Helwani: Demetrious Johnson Post-Fight Interview

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2011 in UFC, Videos

 

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Top 10 Fighters Updated

I have updated my top 10 lists in each division, as well as the upcoming cards list.

Changes

Pound 4 Pound

  • Anderson Silva has regained his position atop the pound-for-pound list with his stunning front kick KO of Vitor Belfort.

Light Heavyweight

  • Jon Jones has moved up to the #3 spot with his win over Ryan Bader. (Bader drops out of the top 10)
  • Forrest Griffin returns to the top 10 following his victory over Rich Franklin

Middleweight

  • Vitor Belfort drops to #9 following loss to Anderson Silva
  • Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza jumps to #3 with win over Robbie Lawler

Welterweight

  • Mike Pierce enters “Honorable Mention” list following win over Kenny Robertson

Lightweight

  • Melvin Guillard enters top 10 with TKO victory over Evan Dunham. (Dunham drops out of top 10)

Featherweight

  • Mark Hominick moves into top 5 following TKO victory over George Roop (#5)
  • Chad Mendes moves to #6 with victory over Michihiro Omigawa.

Bantamweight

  • Demetrious Johnson enters the top 10 following victory over Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto (#6 spot)
 
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Posted by on February 6, 2011 in Blog News

 

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UFC 126 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Champ Anderson Silva def. Vitor Belfort via KO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:25 (retains middleweight title)
  • Forrest Griffin def. Rich Franklin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Jon Jones def. Ryan Bader via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:20
  • Jake Ellenberger def. Carlos Eduardo Rocha via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Miguel Torres def. Antonio Banuelos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Donald Cerrone def. Paul Kelly via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:48
  • Chad Mendes def. Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Demetrious Johnson def. Norifumi Yamamoto via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Paul Taylor def. Gabe Ruediger via knockout (strikes) – Round 2, 1:42
  • Kyle Kingsbury def. Ricardo Romero via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:21
  • Mike Pierce def. Kenny Robertson via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:29

 

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2011 in Quick Results, UFC

 

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Ariel Helwani: Demetrious Johnson Pre-Fight Interview

 
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Posted by on February 2, 2011 in UFC, Videos

 

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UFC Signs Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto – Will Face Demetrious Johnson at UFC 126

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21708/norifumi-kid-yamamoto-vs-demetrious-johnson-slated-for-ufc-126.mma

Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto

– 18-3-0 MMA/ UFC Debut

– Loss 2 of last 3 Fights

– Notable Wins: Rani Yahya, Bibiano Fernandes, Caol Uno

Demetrious Johnson

– 7-1-0 MMA/ UFC Debut

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Nick Pace, Damacio Page

 
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Posted by on December 10, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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WEC 52 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Urijah Faber def. Takeya Mizugaki via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:50
  • Chad Mendes def. Javier Vazquez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Erik Koch def. Francisco Rivera via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:36
  • Joseph Benavidez def. Wagnney Fabiano via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 2:45
  • Demetrious Johnson def. Damacio Page via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 2:27

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Raphael Assuncao def. L.C. Davis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Anthony Njokuani def. Edward Faaloloto via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:54
  • Dustin Poirier def. Zack Micklewright via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:53
  • Michael McDonald def. Clint Godfrey via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:42
  • Cub Swanson def. Mackens Semerzier via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Yves Jabouin def. Brandon Visher via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
 
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Posted by on November 11, 2010 in Quick Results, WEC

 

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Eddie Wineland Out; Demetrious Johnson in versus Damacio Page at WEC 52

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21091/eddie-wineland-out-at-wec-52-demetrious-johnson-faces-damacio-page.mma

Demetrious Johnson

– 6-1-0 MMA/ 1-1 WEC Record

– 2 TKO, 3 Sub, 1 Decision Victory

– Notable Wins: Nick Pace

Damacio Page

– 15-4-0 MMA/ 3-1 WEC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Will Campuzano, Marcos Galvao, Scott Jorgensen

 
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Posted by on October 23, 2010 in News, WEC

 

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WEC 51 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Jose Aldo def. Manny Gamburyan via knockout (strikes) – Round 2, 1:32 (retains featherweight title)
  • Donald Cerrone def. Jamie Varner via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Miguel Torres def. Charlie Valencia via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:25
  • George Roop def. Chan Sung Jung via KO (head kick) – Round 2, 1:30
  • Mark Hominick def. Leonard Garcia via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Tiequan Zhang def. Pablo Garza via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:26
  • Mike Brown def. Cole Province via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:18
  • Chris Horodecki def. Ed Ratciff via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Diego Nunes def. Tyler Toner via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Antonio Banuelos def. Chad George via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Demetrious Johnson def. Nick Pace via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
 
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Posted by on October 5, 2010 in Quick Results, WEC

 

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Clint Godfrey Out; Nick Pace in versus Demetrious Johnson at WEC 51

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/20560/nick-pace-replaces-clint-godfrey-faces-demetrious-johnson-at-wec-51.mma

Nick Pace

– 5-0-0 MMA/ WEC Debut

– 1 TKO, 2 Sub, 2 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins:

Demetrious Johnson

– 5-1-0 MMA/ 0-1 WEC Record

– 2 TKO, 3 Sub Victories

– Notable Wins:

 
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Posted by on September 8, 2010 in News, WEC

 

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