Lee Murray in Custody

UFC veteran Lee Murray has been arrested in Morocco for his connection in the 53 million pound heist from a cash depot in Tonbridge, Kent.

Randy Couture Inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame

Last night during ‘The Ultimate Fighter III’ Finale, Randy Couture was officially inducted into the UFC hall of fame.

TUF 3 Champions Crowned

Last night on ‘The Ultimate Fighter III’ Finale Kendall Grove and Michael Bisping were victorious and crowned ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ for their respective weight classes. Kendall and Ed went to war and Kendall pulling off a judge’s decision. Both guys had to fight off some great submission attempts as well as some ground and pound but Grove just seemed to be the fresher fighter. Afterwards Dana White decided to award Ed Herman a six-figure contract for his efforts in the fight. Michael Bisping teed off on Josh Haynes and eventually the ref had to stop the fight because Haynes was taking too many unanswered shots. Afterwards Haynes announced that he would be moving down to the 170 lb division. Kenny Florian made easy work of Sam Stout choking him out early in the first round putting himself that much closer to a lightweight title shot.

Mike Nickels def. Wes Combs via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:10 of Round 1
Matt Hamill def. Jesse Forbes via TKO (Strikes) at 4:47 of Round 1
Luigi Fioravanti def. Solomon Hutcherson via KO (Punch) at 4:15 of Round 1
Kalib Starnes def. Danny Abaddi via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:56 of Round 1
Rory Singer def. Ross Pointon via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 0:44 of Round 1
Keith Jardine def. Wilson Gouveia via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3
Kendall Grove def. Ed Herman via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3
Michael Bisping def. Josh Haynes via TKO (Strikes) at 4:14 of Round 2
Kenny Florian def. Sam Stout via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:46 of Round 1

MMA Returns to Ohio

The Buckeye State has lifted it’s self-imposed ban on mixed martial arts and has formed a new set of rules including two weigh-ins before a fight.

TUF 3 Finale Weigh-Ins Complete

Tonight fighters hit the scales on the eve of Ultimate Fight Night 5. All of the fighters made weight and Dana White concluded the weigh-ins by showing Ken Shamrock and Tito Ortiz the 1969 Z28 Camaros the UFC would be giving them. Dana White had planned to flip a coin to see which guy got which car but Ken Shamrock insisted the winner of their July 8th battle at UFC 61: Bitter Rivals gets to pick.

Sam Stout (155) vs. Kenny Florian (155)
Josh Haynes (205) vs. Michael Bisping (205)
Kendall Grove (184.5) vs. Ed Herman (186)
Wilson Gouveia (204) vs. Keith Jardine (205)
Ross Pointon (184) vs. Rory Singer (185)
Danny Abbadi (184) vs. Kalib Starnes (186)
Luigi Fioravanti (186.5) vs. Solomon Hutcherson (185.5)
Jesse Forbes (204) vs. Matt Hamill (205)
Wes Combs (205) vs. Mike Nickels (205)

* Fioravanti came in a half pound overweight, but Hutcherson agreed to let the half pound slide and go on with the fight.

Dana White and Rich Franklin on The O’Reilly Factor

On Wensday UFC President Dana White and UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin were guests on “The O’Reilly Factor” with Bill O’Reilly.

UFC Signs Jens Pulver

Yesterday UFC President Dana White announced that the UFC has signed lightweight fighter Jens Pulver. White stated that Pulver will likely coach the next season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ and he’ll also be thrown right into the mix for a title fight.

Participants Announced for Hero’s Tournament

Fight Entertainment Group has announced a list of fighters set to appear in the K-1 Hero’s August 5th tournament.

Light Heavyweight
Kazushi Sakuraba
Yoshihiro Akiyama
Shungo Oyama
Carlos Newton
Melvin Manhoef
Rodrigo Gracie
Kestutis Smirnovas
B.J. Penn

Middleweight
Norifumi Yamamoto
Genki Sudo
Caol Uno
Kultar Gill
Gesias Calvancanti
Rani Yahira
Ivan Menjivar

Three Fights Added to “Critical Countdown Absolute”

PRIDE FC has added three non-tournament fights to “Critical Countdown Absolute”. BTT fighter Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will face the tough strike Alistair Overeem, K-1 vet Yoshihiro Nakao will fight Eun Su Lee and heavyweight prospect Edson Drago will battle judo stand-out Pawel Nastula.

TUF 3 Finale Pre-Fight Interviews

With ‘The Ultimate Fighter III’ Finale quickly approaching, pre-fight interviews with the fighters set to battle on ‘The Ultimate Fighter III’ Finale have been released.

Michael Bisping Pre-Fight Interview
Josh Haynes Pre-Fight Interview
Kendall Grove Pre-Fight Interview
Ed Herman Pre-Fight Interview
Luigi Fioravanti Pre-Fight Interview
Solomon Hutcherson Pre-Fight Interview
Rory Singer Pre-Fight Interview
Ross Pointon Pre-Fight Interview
Mike Nickels Pre-Fight Interview
Wes Combs Pre-Fight Interview
Danny Abbadi Pre-Fight Interview
Keith Jardine Pre-Fight Interview
Matt Hamill Pre-Fight Interview

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