UFC 128 conference call with Jon Jones, “Shogun” Rua, Urijah Faber, Eddie Wineland *AUDIO*

UFC 128 headliners Jon Jones and “Shogun” Rua, as well as co-headliners Urijah Faber and Eddie Wineland, took part in a conference call Wednesday to answer questions about their upcoming fights.

Tito Ortiz: “Win, lose, or draw, this is far from my last fight”

Tito Ortiz says he has at least three or four more good years left. “Win, lose, or draw” Ortiz still plans to continue fighting after his upcoming bout with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Lil’ Nog) in March. UFC President Dana White opted to give Ortiz one more chance, and this is it. Tito says he plans … Read more

Rachelle Leah returns to Octagon girl action on March 27th

NEWARK – Former UFC ring girl, UFC All-Access host, and Playboy model Rachelle Leah will return to Octagon duty for one night only on March 27 at UFC 111 in Newark, N.J. She will pick up those cardboard numbers and strut her stuff around the cage one more time to the jeers and howls of … Read more

UFC 111: St. Pierre vs. Hardy trailer *VIDEO*

UFC 111 takes place Saturday, March 27, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. It will feature two bouts with title implications as Hardy battles St. Pierre for the Welterweight Title, and Shane Carwin and Frank Mir compete for the Interim Heavyweight Title. Visit the UFC 111 website for more info. Here is the full … Read more

Shane Carwin confirms expected interim title fight with Frank Mir at UFC 111

It looks as though the plan is to have undefeated heavyweight heavy-hitter Shane Carwin (11-0) face Frank Mir (13-4) for an interim heavyweight title on March 27, at UFC 111, in Newark, N.J. Carwin confirmed the expected match-up today on his website (www.shane-carwin.com):

I expect to make my return to the UFC in March 2010. I will be fighting in Newark New Jersey at UFC 111. I have not signed any contracts yet but I have told my manager to inform UFC Matchmaker that “I accept the offer”.

Carwin had originally been next in line to face UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar for a shot at his title. However, with the champ indefinitely sidelined, and unless he recovers much sooner than expected, it is likely the UFC will implement another interim title for the heavyweight division.

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