Rua Brothers on Recent Losses

•November 2, 2007 • Leave a Comment

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Here’s a interview with Brazilian mma stars, the Rua brothers, Murilo and Mauricio. Ninja and Shogun talk about life since their recent losses to Robbie Lawlor and Forrest Griffin. Interview comes courtesy of PunchDrunkGamer.com:

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Dan on UFC, Randy, Fedor and M-1

•October 20, 2007 • Leave a Comment

Here’s an interview with ‘Dangerous’ Dan Henderson  from a couple of days ago courtesy of Beatdown.tv.

UFC77 Predictions

•October 20, 2007 • Leave a Comment

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Here’s Global’s picks. As usual don’t trust us:

185 lbs.: Anderson Silva vs. Rich Franklin
Hvywt.: Tim Sylvia vs. Brandon Vera
205 lbs.: Stephan Bonnar vs. Eric Schafer
185 lbs.: Kalib Starnes vs. Alan Belcher
155 lbs.: Jorge Gurgel vs. Alvin Robinson
185 lbs.: Jason MacDonald vs. Yushin Okami
185 lbs.: Ryan Jensen vs. Demian Maia
170 lbs.: Josh Burkman vs. Forrest Petz
155 lbs.: Jason Black vs. Matt Grice

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UFC77 Weigh-In Results

•October 20, 2007 • Leave a Comment

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Here’s the official weigh-in results for Saturday night’s UFC77: Hostile Territory 

185 lbs.: Anderson Silva (184.5) vs. Rich Franklin (184)
Hvywt.: Tim Sylvia (260.5) vs. Brandon Vera (225.5)
205 lbs.: Stephan Bonnar (204) vs. Eric Schafer (203)
185 lbs.: Kalib Starnes (186) vs. Alan Belcher (186)
155 lbs.: Jorge Gurgel (155) vs. Alvin Robinson (155.5)
185 lbs.: Jason MacDonald (184.5) vs. Yushin Okami (186)
185 lbs.: Ryan Jensen (185.5) vs. Demian Maia (185)
170 lbs.: Josh Burkman (171) vs. Forrest Petz (170)
155 lbs.: Jason Black (156) vs. Matt Grice (155)

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BJ Titleshot Moved to Superbowl Weekend

•October 19, 2007 • Leave a Comment

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TheFightNetwork.com is reporting that the lightweight matchup between BJ Penn and Sean Sherk or Joe Stevenson has been moved from December 29th’s UFC79: Nemesis to a rumoured event during Superbowl weekend. Not neccesssarily bad news as 79 is already shaping up to be fully loaded (Have the UFC come up with UFCxx: Fully loaded yet?) and the potential lightweight matchup should add to that weekend’s sporting festivities.

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Where is Anderson Silva?

•October 18, 2007 • Leave a Comment

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Current UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘the Spider’ Silva has not yet arrived in Cincinnati where he intends to defend his title against the man he took the belt from in devastating fashion, Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin. Supposedly the Brazilian has encountered VISA problems but the latest word is he is set to arrive sometime on Thursday. Hopefully for this fight he’s coming in light as the stress and lack of time could be draining if he has to drop weight upon arrival for weigh-ins Friday afternoon.

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UFC77 Preview

•October 17, 2007 • Leave a Comment

Here’s Rich Franklin’s take on what’s going to happen come Saturday night. On the flip side, we also have Anderson’s view of what will transpire.