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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    Here's the link to the Sokoudjo-Nogueira fight.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPvDXnqn8ak

    Edit: Here's Rua-Overeem.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yYyN0EV7VM

    Gomi-Diaz - great fight, Gomi dominated early but then he was gassed and Diaz started picking him apart.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACEXjLkL-G0

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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by nhyankeefan
    Here's the link to the Sokoudjo-Nogueira fight.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPvDXnqn8ak

    Edit: Here's Rua-Overeem.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yYyN0EV7VM

    Gomi-Diaz - great fight, Gomi dominated early but then he was gassed and Diaz started picking him apart.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACEXjLkL-G0
    Gomi v. Diaz was the fight of the night. Sick Gogoplata by Diaz on Gomi

    A lot of upsets at PRIDE 33. Dan Henderson, kudos to you.
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    UFC 68 CARD OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED

    http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/...3501&zoneid=13

    The UFC® has released the full lineup of fights for the upcoming UFC 68: THE UPRISING featuring UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim “The Maine-iac” Sylvia vs. Randy “The Natural” Couture; Rich “Ace” Franklin vs. Jason “The Athlete” MacDonald and Matt Hughes vs. Chris “Lights Out” Lytle. Also on the card are exciting match-ups Drew McFedries vs. Martin Kampmann; Jason Lambert vs. Renato Sobral; Columbus native Rex Holman vs. Matt Hamill; Luigi Fioravanti vs. Jon Fitch; Gleison Tibau vs. Jason Dent and Jason Gilliam vs. Jamie Varner. The Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization presents UFC 68: THE UPRISING live from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio Saturday, March 3.
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    PRIDE FIGHTER SALARIES FOR THE SECOND COMING

    http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/...3505&zoneid=13

    Main Event Fighters

    -Wanderlei Silva: $150,000 (28th fight in Pride; lost to Dan Henderson in main event)

    -Dan Henderson: $50,000 (18th fight in Pride; defeated Wanderlei Silva in main event)

    Main Card Fighters

    -Mauricio "Shogun" Rua: $50,000 (13th fight in Pride; defeated Alistair Overeem)

    -Takanori Gomi: $20,000 (15th fight in Pride; lost to Nick Diaz)

    -Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $20,000 (10th fight in Pride; lost to Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou)

    -Nick Diaz: $15,000 (1st fight in Pride; defeated Takanori Gomi)

    -Joachim Hansen: $15,000 (6th fight in Pride; defeated Jason Ireland)

    -Hayato Sakurai: $10,000 (11th fight in Pride; defeated Mac Danzig)

    -Frank Trigg: $10,000 (2nd fight in Pride; defeated Kazuo Misaki)

    -Kazuo Misaki: $10,000 (8th fight in Pride; lost to Frank Trigg)

    -Sergei Kharitonov: $10,000 (11th fight in Pride; defeated Mike Russow)

    -Alistair Overeem: $10,000 (14th fight in Pride; lost to Mauricio "Shogun" Rua)

    -Travis Wiuff: $10,000 (1st fight in Pride; lost to James Lee)

    -Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou: $10,000 (1st fight in Pride; defeated Antonio Rogerio Nogueira)

    -Mac Danzig: $10,000 (1st fight in Pride; lost to Hayato Sakurai)

    -Jason Ireland: $10,000 (1st fight in Pride; lost to Joachim Hansen)

    -Mike Russow: $10,000 (1st fight in Pride; lost to Sergei Kharitonov)

    -James Lee: $10,000 (1st fight in Pride; defeated Travis Wiuff)

    Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $430,000
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    A WORD FROM THE ASIAN SENSATION...

    http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/...3504&zoneid=13

    …dis·as·ter
    -noun
    A calamitous event, esp. one occurring suddenly and causing great loss of life, damage, or hardship, as a flood, airplane crash, or business failure.

    Operating under financial turmoil, DSE continued forward with their second U.S. show in hopes to make a further impact in a market currently dominated by the UFC. Pride 33: The Second Coming produced many exciting fights and was easily one of the best events of the year. Of the nine scheduled fights, only one went to a decision. So why was it a disaster?

    What makes an organization is its stable of fighters. Pride’s large roster consists of some of the best fighters in the world. Any time a marquee fighter loses, it can have an adverse affect on an organization. In this case, four of Pride’s stars faltered on a crucial night for the Japanese organization.

    2006 Welterweight Grand Prix winner Kazuo Misaki dropped a decision to the resurging Frank Trigg. Misaki wasn’t able to defend Trigg’s takedowns and remained relatively inactive from his guard.

    Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was knocked by relatively unknown Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou just 23 seconds into the first round. Considered by many as the next in line for the Pride Middleweight belt, the shocking loss derailed the Brazilian Top Team fighter’s momentum.

    In the most intriguing match of the night, Lightweight Champion Takanori Gomi and former UFC welterweight Nick Diaz produced an exciting fight in their non-title bout. After gaining the advantage early on, Gomi was unable to get past Diaz’s reach and was seemingly exhausted at the end of the first round. Diaz continued to use his size and reach to frustrate Gomi on their feet, causing the champion to go for a takedown. Once in Diaz’s guard, Gomi fell victim to a gogoplata, forcing the Team Rascal fighter to tap.

    Did I ever mention that I dislike non-title matches?

    The inane non-title fight reared it ugly head again, this time in a very devastating fashion. Having openly stated that he intends to challenge the best fighters in the UFC, Gomi’s loss to Nick Diaz was a huge setback. UFC pundits will view Gomi as a fighter who couldn’t beat a former Octagon veteran and the defeat couldn’t come at a worse time. Pride dodged a bullet when Gomi destroyed Mitsuhiro Ishida at Shockwave 2006 in a non-title bout but history has repeated itself this past weekend. For Diaz, he is now a champion without a crown. Expect Pride to schedule a rematch later this year.

    Team Quest’s Dan Henderson dealt a devastating blow to Pride by knocking out long reigning Middleweight Champion Wanderlei Silva. DSE hoped to continue promoting Silva as the man who would dethrone UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell but it’s highly unlikely the match-up will materialize any time soon. The opening highlight video hyped Wanderlei with phrases such as “Is he a god?” and “Is he the devil?” He was neither. Dan Henderson turned out to be more than just a stepping stone. Although Silva has fallen, it’s still possible to push Dan Henderson or Mauricio “Shogun” Rua into the spotlight. A potential match-up between Liddell and Rua is very intriguing.

    Ed Fishman’s recent comments further add to the chaos for DSE. The President of Pride USA issued a challenge to the UFC to put each organization’s top two fighters in each of the four weight classes against each other in a best-of-eight “Winner Take All” format. Both companies would put up $20 million and the first organization to win 5 of the 8 bouts would take home the $40 million prize. After Saturday night, I believe laughter could be heard somewhere in Las Vegas and the voice had an uncanny resemblance to that of Dana White.

    So can things get any worse for Pride? We will found out in about a week.
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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    Another article concerning PRIDE

    Chaotic Time for PRIDE Culminates in Night of Upsets

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles.asp?n_id=6837
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    NSAC issues PRIDE 33 medical suspensions

    http://www.mmafighting.com/news/2007...spensions.html

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended Nick Diaz until Aug. 24 due to suffering a right orbital floor fracture in his fight against Takanori Gomi. If Diaz is cleared by a doctor, he will be allowed to fight beginning Apr. 26. This makes May 20 the earliest date for a potential Diaz-Gomi rematch, on the opening round of the 2007 PRIDE Lightweight Grand Prix.

    PRIDE Welterweight and Middleweight champion Dan Henderson broke his right hand and is medically suspended until Aug. 24. If cleared by a doctor, he is allowed to fight beginning Apr. 11.

    Mac Danzig has a possible broken left thumb. He is suspended until Aug. 24 unless he gets his thumb x-rayed and medically cleared. His suspension would then be shortened to Apr. 11.

    Jason Ireland, Wanderlei Silva, Takanori Gomi, Alistair Overeem, and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira are suspended until Apr. 11.

    Wiuff is suspended until Mar. 27.

    Frank Trigg, Kazuo Misaki, James Lee, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Hayato "Mach" Sakurai, Mike Russow, Sergei Kharitonov and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua walked away with no suspensions.
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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    Video link of Wanderlei Silva v. Dan Henderson (PRIDE 33)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjIa1mDcVD4
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    Update On Jackson-Liddell Rematch: Rampage v. Iceman in May?

    http://www.onlyufc.com/articles/1172389204.html
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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    UFC 68: The Uprising website link.

    68.ufc.com
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    Mixed Martial Arts knocks out boxing

    http://www.cleveland.com/sports/plai...l=2&thispage=1
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    NSAC Releases Gate and Paid Tickets for PRIDE 33

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/news.asp?n_id=6856

    PRIDE Fighting Championships' second U.S. venture saw 8,334 tickets sold for a gate just north of $2 million, the Nevada State Athletic Commission informed Sherdog.com on Wednesday.

    The number of paid tickets bests PRIDE's October 2006 effort in Las Vegas by 255, though dollars at the gate dropped by $23,346. While Saturday's attendance was announced at 13,180, the NSAC lists 4,577 of those as being comp tickets.

    Gross ticket sales of $2,033,098 places PRIDE 33, which saw Dan Henderson (Pictures) knock out Wanderlei Silva (Pictures) in the main event, ninth on Nevada's top MMA gate list, one spot behind PRIDE "Real Deal."

    The Zuffa-promoted Ultimate Fighting Championship owns the top eight spots, with Dec. 30's Chuck Liddell (Pictures)-Tito Ortiz (Pictures) II card taking in $5.4 million at the gate.
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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    A reminder for all MMA fans:

    Check out the UFC 68: The Uprising Live Weigh-Ins on March 2nd at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT

    http://www.ufc.com/index.cfm?fa=even...l.home&eid=480

    NBCSports.com, Sympatico MSN, Yahoo!Sports and FoxSports.com will broadcast LIVE, online, the fighter weigh-in for UFC 68: THE UPRISING at 4pm ET.

    If you will be in Columbus, Ohio, please join us from 3pm until 5pm for this free event -open to the public- at the Nationwide Arena. Meet UFC fighters, take pictures hang out with UFC fans, as we all get ready for the big event Saturday night!

    UFC® FIGHT CLUB™ members -- make sure to look for the check-in table at the Nationwide Arena to get your wristbands for reserved seating, and access to a special event that will take place after the weigh-in!
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    Another reminder for all MMA fans:

    Check out Countdown to UFC 68: The Uprising on Spike TV

    http://www.ufc.com/index.cfm?fa=even...l.home&eid=464

    Countdown™ to UFC® 68

    Go behind the scenes to see fighters preparing for battle in Ohio. Featuring heavyweight title holder Tim Sylvia, Randy Couture, Matt Hughes, Chris Lytle, Rich Franklin and Jason MacDonald.

    Premieres Friday, 3/02 at 11pm
    Reairs Saturday, 3/03 at 9am and 6pm
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    UFC PPV REVENUE TOPS $200 MILLION IN 2006

    http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/...3520&zoneid=13
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    UFC 68 “The Uprising” Undercard Preview

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles.asp?n_id=6861

    Jamie Varner vs. Jason Gilliam

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6861&my_page=2

    Both of these guys really belong here and this could be a main event on a local show. Varner hasn't gone the distance in a fight since early in his career and Gilliam has only seen the final bell once. Even thought they're both wrestlers, with the assumed boring ground-and-pound tactics taken into account, I think this could be a great fight and feel Gilliam will win with strikes.
    Gleison Tibau vs. Jason Dent

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6861&my_page=3

    After struggling with a physically superior Diaz in his last bout, Gleison has dropped to the lightweight division and he'll likely only be faster and more powerful than before. Dent has just one loss in the UFC, too, but he tends to "play with his food" and drag out competitions against those that might have a skill advantage and use it against him win a decision.
    Rex Holman vs. Matt Hamill

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6861&my_page=4

    It is a big fight for both guys, with bragging rights of Ohio on the line. The experience is about even but the intangibles are strongly in favor of Hamill.

    Given all he's gone through to get where he is as well as his dedication to training make him a role model for so many people. And he doesn't want anyone's charity. He wants the challenge and needs to push himself. He seems like the type of guy who goes into the cage or ring and the thought of losing never crosses his mind. Given Holman and Hamill's similar disciplines, it should be a bit of a positional chess game early. But I think Hamill's time with Ortiz and the rest of the TUF crew will be the difference maker. Hamill by decision.
    Jon Fitch vs. Luigi Fioravanti

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6861&my_page=5

    Fitch was quite upset that he didn't make the main card for the pay-per-view and given his undefeated UFC record he has an argument. Given his penchant for stopping opponents with strikes, Jon will need to use superior movement and be more technical on the feet with the jiu-jitsu fighter.

    Fioravanti looked vulnerable in the clinch with Leben and it could be the area Fitch capitalizes on. Going to the ground could only complicate things unless Fitch can quickly establish side-mount and stop his opponent with a little ground-and-pound. I see Fitch showing the cleaner skills and beating Fioravanti to the punch, taking the victory late in the bout with strikes on the feet.
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    Rough Morning for "The Iceman"

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/news.asp?n_id=6870

    Memo to Chuck Liddell's (Pictures) future opponents: Slip the UFC light heavyweight champion a NyQuil-based mickey and you should have a much better chance of taking the belt.

    In Dallas to promote Warner Bros. latest theatric release "300," Liddell appeared on Good Morning Texas Thursday. From the outset Liddell was not lucid, as he slurred his words and had difficulty putting together sentences.

    The UFC champ told Sherdog.com via text messaging that he is very ill and had taken "NyQuil too late."

    "I couldn't understand a thing [Liddell] was saying," GMT host Gary Cogill said later for a video piece on the WFFA Channel 8 Web site.

    "He takes a lot of Nyquil when he's sick," said Liddell's trainer, John Hackleman. "He goes to bed at 4 a.m. and wakes up at noon, so if they got him up in the morning I can see how he'd be like that."

    During the interview, Cogill interjected and asked Liddell if he was OK. Later, Coghill said Liddell momentarily fell asleep.

    "I've seen him really close to that before," said Hackleman.
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    Here's the clip: The Iceman drunk or tired?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrjCflihb40
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    Preview: Sylvia Defends Against Couture at UFC 68

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles.asp?n_id=6871

    Martin Kampmann vs. Drew McFedries

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6871&my_page=2

    McFedries' wrestling is solid but his hands were a huge secret weapon going into the Sakara match. He spars on a regular basis with current UFC heavyweight champ Tim Sylvia (Pictures) and others at MFS, so his timing, accuracy and footwork rival that of many of the sport's top strikers.

    McFedries has the ability to take the fight where it needs to go - a true Miletich fighter trait - without fear of being caught in a bad position or being dominated in an unfamiliar aspect of the game. It is that mindset, coupled with the huge heart of fighter who has come back from death's door, which makes him incredibly tough to beat.

    He may be just another member of one of the most successful camps in all of MMA, but McFedries has shown the heart and ability to hang with anyone. Like McFedries, Kampmann has skills on the ground but the Dane is going to keep it standing whenever possible. That works in McFedries favor, because his quality of training partners and environment is superior to his opponent.

    I think it will be competitive bout, with McFedries taking the win via submission.
    Jason Lambert vs. Renato Sobral

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6871&my_page=3

    These two wrestlers are fairly evenly matched but the level of competition faced is dramatically different. In my opinion Lambert has only faced top competition a handful of times. The move down in weight in 2003 was a smart one and his takedown defense and striking have shown real improvement as well. With Sobral, he's gone through a major transformation since dropping to light heavyweight and switching camps.

    He's always been a good wrestler but his kicks are nasty and his submission skills have taken center stage as an opponent's biggest concern. Lambert's best game plan is to use his wrestling to Sobral's back and try and work the choke from there. He also strikes well from the mount but "Babalu" has superior ground skills. I look for Sobral to win by submission.
    Jason MacDonald vs. Rich Franklin

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6871&my_page=4

    Anderson Silva entered the Octagon with a reputation as one of the most feared strikers in the middleweight division, and in less than three minutes he showed why, overwhelming Franklin in the clinch and dropping him with strikes.

    He is a complete fighter with great throwing abilities, solid takedowns with good takedown defense and his submission skills are adequate enough to take out somewhat skilled grapplers while giving him the confidence to avoid trouble spots.

    MacDonald is most dangerous on the ground and he can pull off modified, more risky maneuvers as well as the traditional submission finishes. His weakness is striking on the feet, though he professed to working on his stand-up striking prior to the Leben fight. However, he was visibly hurt in the exchanges there and that is where Franklin will capitalize. Franklin has the takedown defense to keep this out of MacDonald's comfort zone and finish him with knees to the body and elbows in the clinch. Franklin by TKO.
    Chris Lytle vs. Matt Hughes

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6871&my_page=5

    Hughes needs a confidence builder to bring him back to speed but Lytle is no easy win. Lytle did show some weakness avoiding strikes from his back in guard against Riggs and I think that is where Hughes will finish this one.

    On the feet, Lytle likely has the better all-around game — especially boxing. We've seen knees and even roundhouse kicks to the head from Hughes, so he doesn't always just wait for his chance to take you down. Once you're on the ground, you're in trouble. Lytle has had problems avoiding punishment from his back and Hughes is certain to employ elbows. Hughes via TKO.
    Randy Couture vs. Tim Sylvia

    http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles...6871&my_page=6

    I've gone back forth on this but I'm going to say Couture. Any time I've ever picked against Couture he pulled out the win and that makes me feel foolish because he simply used his tools better. That is no disrespect to Sylvia: he's the champion and I'd give him the nod against most competitors in the division.

    What makes me doubt his continued reign is that Couture is a strategist. Sure, he's older and been away for some time but this is a single fight. I seriously doubt Couture is going to hang around fighting when he's truly past it. His 43 and most guys that are aren't the same as they were earlier in their careers. Plus, he never really left. He did the grappling match with "Jacare" and has continued to train, so all he really did was take a break to heal and regroup.

    The game plan for each fighter is straightforward. Sylvia needs to use his reach, his killer right hand and his polished takedown defense to keep this fight standing. Couture needs to close the distance, take the fight to the side of the cage, engage in close-quarters "dirty boxing" tactics and try to bring it to the mat.

    Couture's conditioning is the key to winning or losing. Trying to take down Sylvia down will tax those 43-year-old muscles and could zap his strength quickly. If he does get Sylvia to the ground and it is early enough in the fight that he has enough in his tank to keep going, his chances of submitting him are good. Both of Sylvia's pro losses were by submission. I feel Couture is going to take a lot of abuse standing before he'll get his chance to seize a limb but it will happen. Couture by submission.
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    My UFC 68 Picks

    Main card

    Heavyweight championship bout: Tim Sylvia vs. Randy Couture
    My Pick: Randy Couture

    Middleweight bout: Rich Franklin vs. Jason MacDonald
    My Pick: Rich Franklin

    Light Heavyweight bout: Jason Lambert vs. Renato Sobral
    My Pick: Renato Sobral

    Welterweight bout: Chris Lytle vs. Matt Hughes
    My Pick: Matt Hughes

    Middleweight bout: Martin Kampmann vs. Drew McFedries
    My Pick: Drew McFedries

    Preliminary card

    Light Heavyweight bout: Rex Holman vs. Matt Hamill
    My Pick: Matt Hamill

    Welterweight bout: Jon Fitch vs. Luigi Fioravanti
    My Pick: Jon Fitch

    Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau vs. Jason Dent
    My Pick: Jason Dent

    Lightweight bout: Jason Gilliam vs. Jamie Varner
    My Pick: Jason Gilliam
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    Fighting words
    White: 'I'll have Fedor someday'

    http://www.nbcsports.com/ufc/1122785/detail.html
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    UFC 68 Weigh-In results

    http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/...=3527&zoneid=2

    UFC 68 WEIGH-IN RESULTS

    Tim Sylvia – 263
    Randy Couture – 222.5

    Rich Franklin – 185
    Jason MacDonald – 183.5

    Matt Hughes – 171
    Chris Lytle – 169

    Renato “Babalu” Sobral – 204
    Jason Lambert – 204

    Martin Kampmann – 185.5
    Drew McFedries – 185

    Rex Holman – 205
    Matt Hamill – 202.5

    Luigi Fioravanti – 171
    Jon Fitch – 171

    Gleison Thibau – 155.5
    Jason Dent – 156

    Jason Gilliam – 155.5
    Jamie Varner – 155.5
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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by BroadwayBomber55
    Fighting words
    White: 'I'll have Fedor someday'

    http://www.nbcsports.com/ufc/1122785/detail.html
    These comments are pretty inflamatory too.

    I've been trying to make that Wanderlei Silva fight for Chuck for years," he said. "And that got these goofs running around saying I wouldn't make the fight and I'm the reason it won't happen. That's bull----. I've always been willing to prove we have the best fighters in the world. Now it's unfolding anyway. It's happening."

    It appears that even though that's a fight White has talked about for years, it likely won't happen now with Silva having lost two straight fights.

    "I'm pissed off he didn't lose to Chuck," White said. "They threw away the biggest fight in MMA history. Not only are they No. 2, they're not the brightest bulbs on the porch, either."

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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    Check this out...Dana v. Tito. Who will win?

    http://video.nbcsports.com/player/?id=56478
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    Re: Mixed Martial Arts - UFC, PRIDE FC, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by nhyankeefan
    These comments are pretty inflamatory too.
    Dana White wants everybody. The past few months, the UFC acquired Rampage, Cro Cop, and Fabricio Werdum. Who's next? Fedor?
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