segunda-feira, 11 de novembro de 2013

Anderson thanks but Sonnen denies invitation to train the team TUF Brazil 3

Former middleweight champion says he will not be in Brazil during the recording of the attraction, which will air in 2014

Chael Sonnen surprised to invite your archrival Anderson Silva to be one of the coaches of your team in the third edition of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 team against Wanderlei Silva . However , as the U.S. expected , it will not happen .

Claiming to be with the full schedule during the recording of the program , the former middleweight champion said he can not answer the call . " I think cool that he remembered me , but unfortunately I will not be in Brazil ," Anderson said at a news conference on a visit to the community of Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro . " If I had the time , were in Brazil and Wanderlei not ask me , sure would. I think it's valid for the sport . "

Even without being able to participate in the appeal , the record of title defenses in the UFC praised the appointment of leaders for the third season and provides a great contest between the two teams . " I think it will be a pretty cool TUF since Wanderlei and Chael are great athletes . Sonnen promoted the two fights he did to me in the wrong way , but he is a great athlete , a great man , and I hope they make a great fight too, " he concluded.

The next appointment will be in the UFC Anderson on December 28 , when attempts to regain belt in rematch against Chris Weidman , who defeated him in July .

"I'm not finished yet," says Henderson after suffering first career knockout

Veteran claims that he was in good shape for combat in Goiania and avoids blame referee for the interruption

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Knocked out for the first time last Saturday at UFC Fight Night 32 , Dan Henderson denied any possibility of retirement after his third consecutive defeat .
At the event held in Goiânia ( GO ) , veteran of 43 years could not resist the urge to Vitor Belfort and succumbed after just over a minute into the fight . Although the fighting have marked the defeat faster throughout its long career, Hendo said in an interview with the American channel Fox Sports, which was well prepared physically and downplayed any possibility of hanging up his gloves .

" Certainly , I 'm not finished . I was caught , but I was prepared for this fight . It happens , I guess, " said the American . " After 16 years of fighting , it would happen sooner or later . "

Henderson claimed that he was still defending himself after the Brazilian high kick , but avoided blaming the referee Dan Miragliotta for the interruption.

" I was caught by a good upper , but I thought he was still aware of what was happening . I know he gave me a high kick , and I definitely was dizzy , but I'd like to continue the struggle for a little while . However , the referee is there to protect us , so I can not complain too much . "

Although the sequence of negative results , Henderson believes he has shown in his last fights he is still able to compete at a high level .

" I was knocked out in this fight , but in the last two [ against Lyoto Machida and Rashad Evans ] I could easily have won , but it did not. So , I lacked a bit of luck the last three fights, " he said.
" But I feel good about my body and I feel I am able to continue. Honestly , I did not feel so well for a while . It was just a bad night . "

The fight against Belfort marked the end of the current contract with the UFC Henderson

Dana rips compliments and says Belfort rematch against Anderson can be in the stadium

President said that possible title fight between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort can be held in a soccer stadium in Brazil

Vitor Belfort was not aware of veteran Dan Henderson, knocked out the U.S. in the main event of UFC Fight Night 32 and avenged their defeat to rivals in 2006. With the triumph, the Brazilian won the right to compete in the middleweight belt against the winner of the fight between Chris Weidman and Anderson, who meet in December. And, in case of triumph of Anderson, the duel between the Brazilians may be the biggest in the history of Ultimate.

The president of the franchise, Dana White revealed after the event in Goiânia, in the early hours of Sunday (10) that a possible fight between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort could be held in Brazil, and for the first time ever in a football stadium .

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"The middleweight division is very strong, there are many possibilities. Imagine if we Anderson vs. Vitor here in a football stadium? Weidman and Anderson will clash at UFC 168 and will be our biggest event of all time. The winner will face Vitor Belfort unless something crazy happens and someone get hurt, "said White, who spared no praise for Belfort due to its performance.

"Great night for Vitor. He did something no one had done before in 39 fights. Dan Henderson knocked out. He is a better fighter than he was as a young man, is more composed than when young, better mentally. I am enraptured by his performance today. We have to see how it goes Weidman vs. Anderson, but he is the next ..., "White added.

- Check the details of the struggles of the Main Card


Vitor Belfort beat Dan Henderson by KO round 1 of the 1m17s

Cezar Mutante Daniel Sarafian won by split decision (28-29, 30-27 and 30-28)

Rafael Feijao beat Igor Pokrajac by TKO (abandonment) at 1m18s of round 1

Brandon Thatch Paulo Thiago won by TKO (abandonment) at 2m10s of round 1

Ryan LaFlare Ponzinibbio Santiago won by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 and 30-27)

Jason Ron Jeremy Stephens won by knockout in round 1 to 40s


Sam Sicilia Godofredo Pepey won by TKO in the first round of 1m42s

Omari Akhmedov Bodão Thiago won by knockout at 3m31s of round 1

Thiago Tavares Justin Salas won by submission (rear naked choke) at 2m38s of round 1

Adriano Martins Daron Cruickshank won by submission (kimura) at 2m49s of round 2

Dustin Jose Maria Ortiz won by TKO No Chance to 3m19s of round 3

Rony Jason soca wall after knockout and ends the night in hospital

Brazilian fighter was knocked out in just 40 seconds of fighting in Goiania, Jeremy Stephens

The loss to Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 32 event held last Saturday (09), in Goiania, struck an emotional chord of the Brazilian Ron Jason. After leaving the octagon crying, the athlete had a lack of Ceará in the locker room and ended up injuring his hand.

According to Dana White, president of the franchise, Jason took a few punches on the wall after suffered knockout in just 40 seconds into the fight and had to be taken to hospital. "It happens. Young guys with him after a big defeat like that do stupid things ... But it happens, "said the leader.

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After being referred to the Orthopaedic Hospital of Goiânia, Jason was then released and said he did not suffer any fracture in his hand, as had been speculated. "I would like to apologize to anyone who believes in me, I am very sad about the defeat. I did not break my hand, I'm right now in the hotel, "wrote the fighter on his Twitter account.

At 39, Mirko Cro Cop is finalized in MMA event in Russia

To the grief of fans, the brilliant performances of Mirko Cro Cop MMA trapped in the past. The Croatian, who lost four of his last five fights, was finalized by Alexey Oleinik in Legend - Part 2, occurred in Russia, last Friday (8).
Out of UFC since October 2011 - when he was knocked out by Roy Nelson - the heavyweight in Pride shone 39 years long. In 23 clashes
he lost only four at the now defunct tournament.

The legendary Croatian can not repeat his memorable performances of the season in which shone the Pride (UFC Photo)

sexta-feira, 8 de novembro de 2013

Chael Sonnen calls Spider, confesses that he is concerned about their safety in Brazil. Around to criticize and Wanderlei Silva: It's horrible!

Chael Sonnen mostra preocupação com sua ida ao país - Reprodução Youtube

After being confirmed by the UFC as one of the coaches of the next edition of the Brazilian reality show struggles of the organization , The Ultimate Fighter Brazil with Wanderlei Silva , Chael Sonnen American confessed he is worried about his stay in the country .

Sonnen should be coming to Brazil for the recordings of the program , which should take place in January 2014 , showed that he is concerned with the reception that Brazilians can give him after his remarks weighed on the country .

" Yes. I can tell you this : I never asked for the approval of the public , whether in Brazil or the U.S. . And I will not start now .

A fan can do what you want when it is related to boos , screams or something. And I can do the same thing . I can say and do whatever I want .

I can not touch a fan, and a fan can not touch me . That's the deal . I will not do anything , since the fans did not do anything . " The fighter said in an interview with , when asked if he was worried about his future coming to the country .

Sonnen took the opportunity to again criticize his future opponent, Wanderlei Silva .

"It's an easy fight . Wanderlei is horrible . His fights in Japan were a farce . People treated him as a champion of the event there ( the now defunct Japanese Pride event ) , and it makes me very angry .

The fighter was also bothered after recording the video where he and Wanderlei met in Las Vegas , but promises to respect the Brazilian if treated with respect.

" Wanderlei has to be very careful when you do that . I do not know Wanderlei Silva . When he comes to me and threatens me , I'll defend myself .

If he comes privately and want to tell me a few things , I will listen. Even though I did not like what he is talking about , I'll listen.

But if he approaches me publicly , and still takes friends with him , I have no choice but to return .

He has to be very careful . He should not do that , especially with a guy like me . " Said the fighter .

Sonnen reconfirmed that his invitation to Anderson Silva to join their team in the program is true .

" Anderson Silva will officially invited . I called Ed Soares ( manager) to help me , but Ed was in Iowa to work and could not talk . But Anderson Silva will be invited . " Confirmed Sonnen .

Before devoting himself to reality , Sonnen will face Rashad Evans at UFC 167 on Nov. 16 in Las Vegas .

Dana White confirms injury and denies holding Velasquez UFC 172 in Mexico

Bruising on the left shoulder of the champion was announced by his manager Bob Cook

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C.Velasquez injured his shoulder in the win over Gypsy. Photo: Josh Hedges / UFC

The next title defense of Cain Velasquez should not happen in April . On Tuesday ( 05 ) , the Mexican site " Milenio " that was released almost right the realization of UFC 172 in the country and that would be the main fight between Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum . Less than 24 hours later, however , the president of the Ultimate Dana White denied promotion event in Mexico , stating that the heavyweight champion is dealing with an injury .

" We do not offer anyone a fight card that Cain and now is injured and may need surgery . Obviously , we do not go to Mexico without Cain Velasquez , "said the official portal to " Yahoo " . At the same site , Velasquez 's manager Bob Cook said the athlete ever had a MRI and should still perform another exam , which will determine whether it will be required surgery on his left shoulder .

In the last 19 days of October, Cain Velasquez won the Brazilian Junior dos Santos for the second time , ending the trilogy against rival and keeping the heavyweight belt Ultimate . Soon after the match , it was announced that Fabricio Werdum would be next in line for title contention . The date for this showdown , however , follows uncertain , mainly due to the recovery time champion .