Dana White on a potential return for Paul Daley: ‘I thought he hated the UFC?’

UFC president Dana White recently gave his thoughts on the possibility of British welterweight fighter Paul Daley returning to the UFC. “Semtex” is currently riding a four fight winning streak and was recently released from his contract with Bellator, so it will be interesting to see if the UFC are prepared to forget Daley’s troublesome past and give him a second chance in the Octagon.

Babe of the Day: British ring girl Neasha Date

With so many beautiful ring girls in the United Kingdom it seems only right that we give you, our loyal Pro MMA Now readers, an opportunity to find out more about some of the British babes working on the Mixed Martial-Arts scene in the U.K. Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) reporter Jay Cee, who is based in the U.K., has taken in upon himself to search out some of the top ring girl talent — it’s a hard job, we know. But today’s babe is the gorgeous Neasha Date. Enjoy!

XYIENCE signs endorsement deal with UFC fighter Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy

XYIENCE, the official energy drink of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announces that UFC fighter Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy has joined its team of brand ambassadors by signing an exclusive promotional contract, effective immediately. LAS VEGAS, NV (February 13, 2010) — XYIENCE, the official energy drink of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announces that UFC fighter Dan … Read more

The ‘British Fighting Championship’ tournament draw results

PRO MMA (promma.info) reported to you a couple of weeks ago about a new U.K. MMA coalition that was formed entitled the ‘British Fighting Championship’. Multiple small MMA promotions across England came together to unify all of their respective championship titles.  These promotions include  Cage Warriors, AMMA, FX3, Ultimate Force, and the Ultimate Warrior Challenge. 

On Friday Feb. 13, at the Ultimate Training Center in Birmingham, England, the drawing was held for the inaugural British Fighting Championship tournament. The drawing determined the fight match-ups for the BFC’s first event in April. UFC Alums, Paul Taylor and Dan Hardy were the guests of honor and actually were the ones who drew names literally, from a hat. Results are as follows:

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Quinton Jackson finds a home

by:  Jack Bratcher

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has joined fellow fighters Michael Bisping and Paul Kelly at the Wolfslair fight team according to Fighters Only. Gym owners, Anthony McGann and Lee Gwynne confirmed he has signed a three-year deal with the British team.

McGann aknowledges that Jackson’s former coach, Juanito Ibarra did resign but that they parted on good terms.

It seems Jackson and Bisping have formed a close relationship so that combined with the fact they are called “Wolfslair,” made it an easy choice for the Memphis native known for his wolf-like howls.  He even spoke of it being “destiny.”

It seems when Jackson fights in the U.S. his camp will be split between Big Bear, where they will bring the Wolfslair to him, and England, which is the homebase of the team.  And when he fights in England, his full camp will be there.  His day-to-day training will continue at the Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center.

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