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Fight Path: As Reagan Penn awaits, ProElite 2's Evan Cutts recalls superhero dreams
November 03, 2011 (20:55) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
When Evan Cutts first started karate classes a gym nearby his Keller, Texas home, the teenager didn't have a future fighting career in mind. In fact, he chuckles now at what he had in mind.
"I thought I would be the next Robin Hood or something," Cutts told MMAjunkie.com. "I thought, 'Man, if I see someone getting mugged, I'll be like Spider-Man and come in and help them.' Like a local vigilante or something.
"It's funny to think about that now."
Pacquiao, Kimmel Celebrate 2nd Anniversary Tomorrow
November 02, 2011 (21:15) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (November 2, 2011) " In a battle of pound for pound box office attractions, eight-division world champion CONGRESSMAN MANNY PACQUIAO and televisions late-night comedy king JIMMY KIMMEL will go mano a mallo for the fifth time in their series of entertaining appearances dating back to November 3, 2009. Pacquiao will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live Tomorrow Night! Thursday, November 3, on ABC, beginning at 12:05 a.m. ET/PT.
Pacquiao and Kimmel will celebrate their two-year anniversary which also marked Pacman's late night network television debut. It was on that night that Pacquiao also unveiled his singing chops, belting out a rendition of the Dan Hill-penned hit ballad "Sometimes When We Touch," a song Hill and Pacquiao remade this year. The single rose to No. 7 on the Secondary Adult Contemporary Chart as measured by the Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report (FMQB.) It spent four weeks in the Top-10 during summer.
Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KOs), the lone representative of the Sarangani province in the Philippines, is in his final 10 days of intense training for his defense of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against professional nemesis and three-division world champion Juan Manuel Mrquez (53-5-1, 39 KOs), of Mxico City. Pacquiao and Mrquez, with world titles in 11 weight divisions between them, will go toe-to-toe on Saturday, November 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. Pacquiao-Mrquez III will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT. More...
Heavyweight Lawrence Obliterates Ocheing in Pennsylvania
October 31, 2011 (18:45) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
CHESTER, PA "This past Friday night, WBC #14 ranked Heavyweight in the world Franklin Yah Yah Lawrence dropped Raymond Ocheing three times in just over one round to score a second round stoppage in the main event of a card promoted by Joey Eye Boxing Promotions.
The fight plus a terrific four fight undercard can be seen on-demand for just $9.99 on www.gfl.tv by clicking: http://www.gfl.tv/Events/Fight/Boxing/Fight_Night_at_Harrahs_Chester_PA/1238
Lawrence dropped Ocheing two times in the final minute of round two and finished Ocheing off with a flurry that sent Ocheing down on the bottom rope just thirty-one seconds into round two and the fight was waved off. More...
UFC 137 salaries: Diaz ($200K), Penn ($150K) and Kongo ($140K) top fighter payroll
October 31, 2011 (17:25) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Nick Diaz ($200,000), B.J. Penn ($150,000), Cheick Kongo ($140,000) and Brandon Vera ($120,000) were the top earners at this past weekend's UFC 137 event.
Overall, the 22 fighters who competed on the card earned purses totaling $1,026,000.
MMAjunkie.com today requested and received the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
UFC boss complimentary of 'Cro Cop,' uncertain if Penn's retirement will stick
October 30, 2011 (09:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - Saturday night's UFC 137 event may very well have marked the final fights in the careers of two MMA legends.
That said, UFC president Dana White isn't 100 percent certain both Mirko
"Cro Cop" Filipovic and B.J. Penn have entered the cage for the final time.
"B.J. is a warrior," White said. "What happened to him tonight has never
happened to him in his entire career. What he's thinking tonight he
might not think eight weeks from now."
UFC 137 bonuses: Diaz, Penn, Palaszewski and Cerrone earn $75,000 awards
October 30, 2011 (05:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - Nick Diaz, B.J. Penn, Bart Palaszewski and Donald Cerrone
each earned $75,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances
at Saturday's UFC 137 event.
Palaszewski earned the night's "Knockout of the Night" award, Cerrone picked up
the "Submission of the Night" bonus, and Diaz and Penn took home
"Fight of the Night" honors.
MMAjunkie.com learned of the bonus winners and award amounts at UFC 137's post-fight press conference.
411s UFC 137: Diaz vs. Penn Report 10.29.11
October 30, 2011 (05:05) [ Indexed from 411 Mania
In the main event, Nick Diaz defeated BJ Penn via unanimous decision! Elsewhere, Roy Nelson defeated Mirko Cro Cop via RD3 TKO, Donald Cerrone defeated Dennis Siver via RD1 submission, Cheick Kongo defeated matt Mitrione via decision, Bart Palaszewski defeated Tyson Griffin via RD1 KO and more! Check out 411s complete UFC 137 report for all the details! More...
UFC 137 main-card results: Diaz retires Penn, Nelson retires 'Cro Cop'
October 30, 2011 (05:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - All Nick Diaz needed was the taste of blood.
The former Strikeforce champion, who infamously cost himself a title shot with Georges St-Pierre when he skipped pre-event media commitments, instead took out his frustrations on B.J. Penn and battered the former UFC champ into the night's second career retirement.
The fight headlined the pay-per-view main card of Saturday's UFC 137 event, which took place Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Quick Shots " UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz
October 30, 2011 (02:30) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
Below are the results for UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz featuring B.J. Penn vs. Nick Diaz from Oct. 29, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Main Bouts (Pay-Per-View):
-B.J. Penn vs. Nick Diaz
-Cheick Kongo vs. Matt Mitrione
-Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic vs. Roy Nelson
-Scott Jorgensen vs. Jeff Curran
-Hatsu Hioki vs. George Roop
Preliminary Bouts (Spike TV):
-Dennis Siver vs. Donald Cerrone
-Bart Palaszewski def. Tyson Griffin via KO at 2:45, round 1
Preliminary Bouts (Facebook):
-Brandon Vera def. Eliot Marshall via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
-Ramsey Nijem def. Danny Downes via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-27)
-Francis Carmont def. Chris Camozzi via unaimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
-Clifford Starks def. Dustin Jacoby via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) More...
UFC 137 weigh-in photos: An MMAjunkie.com image gallery
October 29, 2011 (03:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - MMAjunkie.com was on scene for today's official "UFC 137: Penn vs.
Diaz" weigh-ins, where out of the 22 competitors, Tyson Griffin was the
only fighter who did not successfully make
Today's entertaining festivities, which featured a brief dust-up between
main event competitors B.J. Penn and Nick Diaz, took place at the
Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The same venue hosts Saturday's
Check out images of all the fighters, including Penn, Diaz and the largest Roy Nelson ever seen on the scales.
Penn, Diaz Get UFC 137 Green Light
October 29, 2011 (01:25) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
When a knee injury forced welterweight king Georges St. Pierre to withdraw from the UFC 137 main event against Carlos Condit, he left a significant void behind. Enter former two-division champion B.J. Penn and onetime Strikeforce titleholder Nick Diaz. Problem solved. More...
FN Video: B.J. Penn Talks UFC 137
October 28, 2011 (23:20) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
UFC Welterweight BJ Penn talks about his UFC 137 main event bout with Nick Diaz, training with Matt Hughes for this fight, a possible third fight with Georges St-Pierre and more.
[jwplayer file="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iadXoBNjP6Q"] More...
"UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz" live and official weigh-in results
October 28, 2011 (12:55) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - MMAjunkie.com is on scene and reporting
live from today's official UFC 137 fighter weigh-ins, where all 22
competitors will look to make weight for their respective contests.
Today's festivities take place at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center, which also hosts Saturday's pay-per-view event.
Among those weighing in are main-event competitors B.J. Penn and Nick
Diaz, as well as co-feature fighters Cheick Kongo and Matt Mitrione.
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