Elvis Sinosic and Ben Rothwell forced to withdraw from UFC 110

Due to a shoulder injury, “The King of Rock n’ Rumble” Elvis Sinosic has been forced out of his preliminary card rematch against Chris Haseman at UFC 110, taking place at Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia, this Saturday, Feb. 20. The main card has also been hit. Big Ben Rothwell has been forced to withdraw … Read more

New Year’s Eve DYNAMITE!! 19 fights

It will be the first time since 2003 that WAMMA Heavyweight Champion, Fedor Emelianenko will not be fighting in Japan on New Year’s Eve. However, a nineteen-fight card should help make up for anyone who may be disappointed in the Champ’s absence.

Japanese legend, Kazushi Sakuraba will be fighting Kiyoshi Tamura in what should be a very evenly matched main event. Just prior to the main event, Joachim “Hellboy” Hansen will be battling “JZ” Gesias Cavalcante and prior to that bout will be Shinya Aoki vs. the highly popular, Eddie Alvarez.

The weigh-ins for this event are complete and according to reports, only Andy Ologun had to weigh in twice after he missed the mark by .4kg on his first try. Listed below are the order that the fights will take place on New Year’s Eve. It’s going to be a long night of fights! What better way to bring in the New Year?!

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CroCop wants to fight Overeem…in his basement

by: Robert K

After another verbal jab by Alistair Overeem over the weekend, Cro Cop contacted Nova TV to tell his side of the story. In a short phone interview Cro Cop tells why the New Year’s eve rematch hasn’t been signed yet.

The accusations keep coming from Alistair Overeem’s camp. The Dutchman claims that Mirko is deliberately refusing to sign the contract that would make their New Year’s Eve bout official.

The Croatian fighter vehemently denied those accusations in a short phone interview.

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Incredible finish to the DREAM 6 Middleweight Grand Prix!

by:  Jack Bratcher

It is a holiday in Japan today, signaling the end of summer and the beginning of fall. It is also the night of DREAM 6 featuring the finals of a middleweight grand prix. Yes, I am up at 2:10 am CST bringing you the results and recap fight-by-fight, so stay tuned night owls.

reserve match
Andrews Nakahara (183.7) vs. Yoon Dong Sik (184.8)
Rd.1 – Yoon is in a gi. Nakahara with leg kick, head kick, and another leg kick. Yoon looks for a takedown. Right hand by Yoon. Takedown by Yoon. Nakahara goes for a gogoplata but Yoon escapes. Full mount by Yoon. Yoon goes for a choke using the sleeve of his gi but to no avail. Yoon trying to soften up Nakahara with strikes but Nakahara escapes and is back on his feet. Ref stands up Yoon. Leg kick by Nakahara, followed by a round kick. Yoon tries to shoot in but Nakahara sprawls and throws numerous big knees to Yoon’s head as the bell sounds.
Rd.2 – Nakahara quickly drops Yoon with punches. Yoon tries to cover up but continues to eat punches until the ref stops it just thirty seconds into round two. Andrews Nakahara defeats Yoon Dong Sik by TKO in round 2.

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DREAM 6 fighters make weight in Japan

Thousands and thousands of MMA fans were very disappointed and still feel the pain of loss from PRIDE FC being taken away from them. PRIDE FC was a Japanese MMA organization that entertained fans for years and was the breeding ground and platform to stardom for such great fighters as Fedor Emelianenko and Mirko Filipovic, not to mention countless others. However, out of the ashes of greatness have arisen two new Japanese-based MMA organizations and one of them, DREAM, will be holding it’s sixth event late tonight/early Tuesday morning.

All of the fighters for the DREAM 6 event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, have successfully made weight. The fighters stepped on the scales earlier today at the East 21 Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. DREAM 6 will feature the semifinals and finals for the DREAM middleweight grand prix. The event will air live on HDNet tonight at (midnight) 12:00 a.m. PST/3 a.m. EST and will replay again at 1:00 p.m. PST/4:00 p.m. EST.

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