Posts in category "Dana White"

Fedor Vs Henderson at the Sear Center Goes on Pre-Sale Today at 10am

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker announced 5 days ago that a catch-weight, 220 lb matchup between Fedor Emelianenko (31-3) and Dan Henderson (27-8) will happen in our great city.  On July 30th the Sears Center in Hoffman Estates will showcase these two MMA icons.  It isn’t Fedor’s first time at the Sear Center, in fact last... Read more »

Headlines from the Web: Boxers Want in the Cage

Only James Toney could go to MMA, like ”  ”Only Nixon could go to China.” Words from the great Spock given to Capain Kirk.  We have seen Toney get a shot at Randy Couture recently, but now Manny Pacquiao.  There is no question that Couture’s camp thought through the possibility of Toney’s very best landing... Read more »

Ontario, Canada Approves MMA

Taken from USA Today, by Sergio Nan http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2010/08/canadian-sanction-ontario-gives-mma-official-seal-of-approval/1 It didn’t take long for Canada’s largest province to embrace mixed martial arts, once the Ultimate Fighting Championship set up shop in its biggest city. Ontario’s government agreed to begin formally regulating mixed martial arts bouts in 2011, the Toronto Sun reports. The move comes less than three... Read more »
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Pro MMA Fighters that Don't Fight - What's Up With That?

Although you do not see the leg lift here, this exercise can become more challenging by walking out further on your hands and then lifting one leg at a time.
  Should a fighter be able to shelf himself? The question of Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva having a re-match was raised after this weekend’s UFC 117.  Silva’s performance has been called unimpressive and Sonnen gained a lot of supporters for his overall aggressive approach and capability to take a beating, while winning the cards. ... Read more »

James Toney vs Randy Couture Boxing MMA Merge?

Bout between James Toney and Randy Couture could bring boxing-vs.-MMA debate to head The 41-year-old Toney, a former boxing champion in three divisions, has signed on for his first mixed martial arts event Aug. 28 against former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight king Couture, 47. The rhetoric is already heating up. Story by Lance Pugmire Check... Read more »

Finally MMA is Legal in NYC!

The Wall Street Journal reports that MMA has been approved in the state of New York.  Looks like Dana White’s dreams are coming true.  This is a big step for the sport of MMA.  Click here for full story.   http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2010/06/16/state-senate-passes-bill-to-legalize-mma/
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Article Gives Wrap Up to Liddell's Career

Chuck Liddel’s FutureBy Todd MartinSherdog.comArchive Chuck Liddell‘s return to MMA competition against Rich Franklin at UFC 115 should have been a foregone conclusion. Liddell is one of the UFC’s biggest drawing cards, and he has made no secret of his desire to continue fighting. http://sports.espn.go.com/extra/mma/news/story?id=5258647

Rich Franklin, Nothing Will Stop Him

A lot of words have been dedicated to Rich Franklin lately.  He has been generous in sharing time and insight with Chicagonow.com readers.  His most recent performance against Chuck Liddell has revived interest from fans and earned him the tagline of  ’A True Warrior’.  The Former UFC  Champion approached his fight against Chuck Liddell with... Read more »

Rich Franklin Reveals Insight Into His Fight Against Chuck Liddell

Rich Franklin is fighting this Saturday against Chuck Liddell in UFC 115.  Franklin gave me some time Monday to catch up and share some thoughts about his fight this Saturday night. KO: When exactly were you offered this match up against Chuck Liddell for UFC 115?  RF:  While the The Ultimate Fighter was filming, I... Read more »
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Rich Franklin's Fights June 12th, MMA Exercises

This is the ending position from the above movement.  Continue doing this movement in a smooth manner.  Avoid using your hands.  Switch directions once you get the hang of it.  This is an adapted four point base drill for the resist a ball.
Rich Franklin (25-5-0), the Former UFC Middleweight Champion is naturally eager to get back into the octagon at UFC 115 on June 12th. Franklin has presented a golden boy image for mixed martial arts since he first got in the UFC back in 2003 when he beat Evan Tanner by TKO.  Franklin has professionalized every... Read more »