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Archive for June, 2008

UFC 88: Breakthrough

Saturday, June 28, 2008 22:46

As you probably know already UFC 88 Breakthrough will be the first event hosted by the UFC in Atlanta. We will finally get to see Chuck Liddell back in the octagon versus another great opponent in Rashad Evans. Dana White put it best ""Chuck Liddell vs. Rashad Evans is a battle between the former champion looking to get a shot at reclaiming his crown and the undefeated contender looking to earn his first title shot. Chuck is a great wrestler and Rashad has shown improved striking skills so there is no way of telling what will happen when two fighters of this caliber collide." Well we are going to try!

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Edwin Dewees vs Antônio Rogério Nogueira

Thursday, June 26, 2008 19:09

On July 19th, Antônio Rogério Nogueira, brother to UFC Heavyweight Champion, was scheduled to face Vernon White at the Affliction's first event Banned. MMAJUNKIE.COM broke the story on the 25th saying that White was pulled from the card after testing positive for a diuretic. Its expected that Edwin Dewees will step ...

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Hughes, Ligament Tears, and Alves

Thursday, June 26, 2008 19:04

On June 7th Thiago Alves shocked many beating Matt Hughes at the catchweight of 174. In that fight Hughes tore two knee ligaments. It is reported by The Fight Network that Hughes suffered an MCL Tear and PCL Tear when Matt fell to the ground after a HUGE knee ...

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UFC July 19th Fight Night- Facts and Rumors

Thursday, June 26, 2008 18:22

Its official. July 19th at the Pearl in Nevada at 6pm PT / 9pm ET on Spike TV Live we will get to see absolutely FREE a HUGE FIGHT CARD On June 17th we announced the fight between Silva and Irvin, and you can catch up by clicking here. On June 18th we covered the other 2 headliners. Vera vs Andy and Franca vs Edgar, and you can catch up by click here. 4 more fights have also been added, and 1 extreme rumor. Which do you want first?

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UFC Video Game

Thursday, June 26, 2008 17:17

I know, I've been absent for a few days. I apologize. Lets get right to the action. If you haven't heard yet, THQ Inc. announced the UFC® 2009 Undisputed Video game. While it won't be ready for about a year, this game will provide fans a means of unleashing their favorite ...

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Chump on UFC’s fight night

Sunday, June 22, 2008 20:58

The judge who scored the Kendall Grove vs. Evan Tanner fight 29-28 for TANNER.  Are you serious?  Did you see the same fight I did?  Do you have a major man crush on the mountain man Evan Tanner?  This is why Dana White and other fighters say don't let it go ...

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The Ultimate Fighter Team Rampage vs Team Forrest Finale Recap and Results

Saturday, June 21, 2008 22:10

We were Live!!! Dante Rivera vs Matt Riddle At welterweight from Team Forest Dante Rivera vs Matt Riddle from Team Rampage the 1st round saw dirty boxing with tons of knees to the body by both opponents. In Round 2 we saw some wild punching by Rivera and then some nice ground and pound and jiu-jitsu from Riddle to lead us into the 3rd round. In the final round Riddle got full mount again in the end and pounded his way to a unanimous decision. Rivera said before the fight that if he lost to Riddle he would retire. In the end Rivera simply could not take down Riddle and looked weak and slow. Spencer Fisher versus Jeremy Stephens

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Team Rampage vesurs Team Forest: Undercard

Saturday, June 21, 2008 19:52

Rob Yundt vs Rob Kimmons Rob Kimmons won with Choke in Round 1 Jeremy Horn versus Dean Lister Dean Lister won with Choke in Round 1 Matt Brown vs Matt Arroyo Matt Brown won by TKO in Round 2 Marvin Eastman Vs Drew McFedries Drew McFedries with TKO early in the 1st Round Josh Brukman vs Dustin ...

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Who is your favorite MMA fighter?

Saturday, June 21, 2008 17:02

We at MMA Chump want to know who your favorite fighter is and your argument on why they are the best fighter pound for pound.  The best response will be featured and the writer will have the opportunity to be a writer for MMA Chump. Why should you care?  Well because ...

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Affliction June 21st Announcement at 2 PM

Saturday, June 21, 2008 10:59

We are looking to get the inside scoop from our contact at Affliction on what this announcement could possibly be. Haven't they pulled out all the tricks already? Yes this is all for now but we will keep you updated as soon as we get the announcement. UPDATE Canada is invading US.  Well not exactly.  The Fight Network, a Canadian based broadcasting has joined up with Affliction.  They have been looking to get a US base for their viewers and this will be the way they can do it.  With what's being called a mega fight card, The Fight Network will be showing the undercards for free for subscribers on their site.

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Affliction Banned: Trailer and Press Conference

Saturday, June 21, 2008 10:56

Yes, I realize the news is a little old but don't think many have seen either and wanted to put it right here in a blog post. The videos are also going to be in the forum soon but here you go:

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Part 2: Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White Form MMA Superpower!

Friday, June 20, 2008 17:58

Lorenzo Fertitta got a Master of Business Administration at New York University as in September was ranked the #380 richest in America and #897 in the world by Forbes Magazine. His net work is $1.3 billion. Anytime someone with this much money says they are going to focus all of their energy on something, if you are a fan of that something, you should be excited a la Donald Trump joining Affliction. With Fertitta's help the UFC will finally be successful internationally.  Fertitta spoke about going into mainland Europe, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Baltic countries, Russia,Dubai, China, South Korea, Japan, and India. He spoke highly about India saying:

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Affliction’s $6 Million Purse

Friday, June 20, 2008 15:54

A friend introduced me to some troubling news today, and after doing some research it looks like it may be dead on. Affliction's card for July 19th is estimated to cost AT LEAST $6 million with $1.5 million to go to Fedor and $800,000 to Sylvia.

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MMA Legacy Auditions - New MTV Reality Show - Owned Entertainment

Friday, June 20, 2008 15:52

Company by the name of OwnedEntertainment (Click for their kick-ass web page) is coming out with a new reality show that will air on MTV.  This is done with the help of another company called Jac'D Productions.  There will be open casting calls on Sunday June 22nd. They aren't ...

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In Defense: Why Dana’s Announcement was Mind-Blowing

Thursday, June 19, 2008 16:43

Since Dana made the announcement that Lorenzo Fertitta is now Co-Head of the UFC many blogs have balked at how big the announcement was feeling it was underwhelming. For once I wish that fans would take their head out of their ass. This is a MIND-BLOWING announcement. PART 1: Why your complaints are unwarranted!!!

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