Here’s a collection of all of the stuff the media is putting out there to help cover tonight’s UFC Fight Night 10:
Sherdog: Stout Hopes to Quiet Critics; Tibau Ready for Another UFC Challenge; Fighters Make Weight for UFC Fight Night
MMA Weekly: Sam Stout Ready for Fight Night and Fisher
The Fight Network: The Breakdown: UFC Fight Night
Inside Fighting: UFC Fight Night Preview
UFC: Fisher Looks for Redemption in Rematch with Stout; Fitch Enjoying The Ride; Jason Black - Filling The Void; McCrory proving that the Kids with Glasses can Throw Down
NBC Sports: With a few more wins, stardom should find Fitch
Miami Herald: Weight and see on Fisher-Stout
Long Beach Press Telegram: Fisher gets shot at payback
South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Fisher confident, but Stout is motivated in lead up to UFC bout
TSN: Stout ready for re-match with Fisher
Sportsnet: Stout employs business-like approach
London Free Press: Stout has reached the equivalent of the NHL in MMA
News and Notes
- The rumors section has been updated once again…
- Cage Rage has announced the card for it’s July 14th event, Cage Rage 22: Hard as Hell at the Wembley Arena in London, England:
Eric Esch vs Tengiz Tedoradze
Mario Sperry vs Lee Hasdell
Rob Broughton vs Gary Turner
Herb Dean vs Dave Legeno
Mark Buchanan vs James McSweeney
Paul Cahoon vs Mark Epstein
Ronnie Mann vs Robbie Olivier
Marius Zaromskis vs Ross Mason
Ross Pointon vs Dean Bray
Joe Mac vs Jeremy Bailey
Michael Johnson vs Damien Riccio
- Kazushi Sakuraba landed in Brazil earlier this week to train with the Chute Boxe team in preparation for his pending bout at K-1 and EliteXC’s event on June 2nd. An opponent for Sakuraba has not yet been named but rumors have been floating around for a couple of weeks now that he will be matched up against Royce Gracie for a rematch of their famous 90 min brawl in PRIDE…
- Spencer Fisher will take on Sam Stout at UFC Fight Night 10 on June 9th…
- KOAT, an ABC tlevision affiliate in Albuquerque, New Mexico is reporting that the city will host UFC 74 on August 25th at the University of New Mexico’s basketball arena which seats 18,000. They stated they received the information from Diego Sanchez who also said that he would be fighting on the card…
- The UFC apparently chose not to administer drug tests to the fighters that competed at UFC 69 and UFC 70 according to the Houston Chronicle.
Friday, February 9th, TKO Major League MMA will be making a return to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec with TKO 28: Inevitable. Here is the current card…
TKO 28: Inevitable
Hatsu Hioki vs. Mark Hominick - TKO FW Championship
Sam Stout vs. Fabio Holanda - TKO LW Championship
Jonathan Goulet vs. Thomas Schulte
Samuel Guillet vs. Luke Caudillo
Stephane Dube vs. James Martinez
Chris Clements vs. David Medd
Steve Claveau vs. Jason St. Louis
Dave Pariseau vs. Martin Grandmont
Yves Lemelin vs. Daniel Boissoneault
Bob Landry vs. David Fraser
Jean-Francois Bedard vs. Joseph Paquet
Stephane Pinet vs. Sebastien Gauthier
The card will feature two title bouts as Mark Hominick will take on Hatsu Hioki in an attempt to regain the featherweight title which was once his. Hominick’s teammate Sam Stout will also be fighting in a title bout as he’ll be defending his lightweight title against Fabio Holanda.
Jonathan Goulet was expected to face Steve Vigneault in a welterweight title bout but the fight was cancelled after Vigneault suffered a knee injury during training which will take 4 to 6 weeks to heal. Goulet will now take on Thomas Schulte in what is currently a non-title bout though that may change in the near future.
News and Notes
- Icon Sport will be holding an event February 9th and the headline bout will be a battle between UFC and Pride veteran “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Trevor Garret. Also on the card will be Renato Verissimo, Jeremy Williams, and Scott Junk.
- UFC veterans Justin Eilers and Pedro Rizzo will fight March 9th at the American Airline Center. The fight will take place in the new organization dubbed the ‘International Fighters Association’ and it will be televised on HDNet. HDNet previously televised the WEC until it was purchased by the UFC and moved to Versus. The matchmaker will be UFC and Pride veteran Guy Metzger and the ring announcer will be Bruce Buffer. Here is the current card…
Pedro Rizzo vs. Justin Eilers
Carlo Prater vs. Dennis Levensky
Alex Andrade vs. Klas Akesson
Matt Grice vs. Yuki Inoue
Buddy Clinton vs. Kenneth Rosfort
Eric Schambari vs. Christian Smith
Justin Wren vs. Trent Standing
Alonozo Martinez vs. Tom East
Sonny Neilson vs. Travis Bush
- MMAWeekly has Luke Cummo vs. Josh Haynes and Wilson Gouveia vs. Hector Ramirez rumored for the UFC Fight Night 10 card on April 5th. Also rumored to be on the card is Josh Koscheck and Kendall Grove.
- Mitsuhiro Ishida has vacated his Shooto Pacific Rim 154-pound championship title.
- In an article on the TKO homepage, UFC matchmaker confirmed that Mark Hominick and Sam Stout would be back in the UFC in the New Year.
TKO Major League MMA has announced that UFC veteran Sam “Hands of Stone” Stout will defend his TKO lightweight title against Fabio Holanda at TKO 28: Inevitable. This fight marks the third title fight on the card which includes a battle for the vacant welterweight title between Jonathan Goulet and Stephane Vigneault.
Also on the card will be UFC veteran Mark “The Machine” Hominick who will be battling Hatsu Hioki for the TKO featherweight title. Hominick recently lost the belt to Hioki at TKO 25: Confrontation when Hioki submitted Hominick late in the second. Since that fight Hominick has gone 3-0 with a win in the UFC over Jorge Gurgle.
Here is the rumored card for TKO 28: Inevitable.
TKO Welterweight Championship
Steve Vigneault vs Jonathan Goulet
TKO Featherweight Championship
Hatsu Hioki vs Mark Hominick
Vitor Belfort vs TBA
Sam Stout vs TBA
Ben Greer vs Stéphane Vigneault
Jason St-Louis vs Steve Claveau
Dave Pariseau vs Martin Grandmont
Stéphane Dubé vs Tyler Jackson
Chris Horodecki vs Samuel Guillet
Dave Fraser vs Steve Bossé
TKO World Lightweight Champion Sam Stout will defend his title against Jay Estrada at TKO 27: Reincarnation on September 29th. Stout and Estrada have fought before in what happened to be the professional MMA debut for both fighters - Estrada submitted Stout in the first round.