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UFC 122 Fighters Claim Postfight Awards and Bonuses

Written on November 15, 2010 by Zac Efren

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Check out who gets the prestigious titles and huge bonuses in the recently concluded UFC 122.

UFC 122 fighter who claimed victory also scored huge post-fight bonuses amounting to almost $60,000 each. This money was gathered from pay-per-view type bonus checks.

Dennis Siver earned his bonus check via his “Submission of the Night” performance. He dominated Andre Winner by means of a rear naked choke.

Early on, Karlos Vemola got his “Knockout of the Night” bonus after defeating former “Kimbo Killer” Seth Petruzelli.

“Fight of the Night” honors and other cash bonuses were also awarded to Pascal Krauss and Mark Scanlon.

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UFC 122 Quick Results

Written on November 15, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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The UFC 122 is already over, but the aftermath is yet to subside. Regardless, Fighting Insider already have the quick results. Check out who's in the winner and loser column.

UFC 122 is already done, and the results are all in here in Fighting Insider. In the November 13 event, Nate Marquardt clashed with Yushin Okami to determine the next number one contender. Who ever wins in the main will likely to have a title shot, once Anderson Silva puts his middleweight title on the line against Vitor Belfort on January. The co-main event pitting Jorge Rivera and Alessio Sakara has been dropped, after the latter suffered flu-like symptoms.

The UFC 122 results are posted after the skip.

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UFC 122 Tickets Almost Sold Out

Written on November 13, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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"The UFC community is so connected [on] Twitter, Myspace or YouTube that the fans of the UFC in Germany know what is happening. They don't need television to be guided to an event." ---Marek Lieberberg, UFC Promoter

A representative from UFC’s German partner announced that UFC 122 is selling very well to German fans. However, tickets weren’t sold out yet. Marek Lieberberg, UFC German promoter, said that 8,000 and 9,000 tickets have been sold for the show. UFC 122 will take place this Saturday at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.

“The UFC community is so connected [on] Twitter, Myspace or YouTube that the fans of the UFC in Germany know what is happening,” Lieberberg said. “They don’t need television to be guided to an event.”

It was March when UFC last aired then it was banned by Bavarian office for new media. Lieberberg is still confident that UFC will win the legal case and be back on air soon.

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McCray Feels the Pressure Before UFC 122

Written on November 10, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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The German native fighter Kris McCray faces a lot of pressure in returning to his hometown and regaining strength after a loss. He will face Carlos Eduardo Rocha on a preliminary fight in UFC 122: Germany.

Going back to the country where he was born and a rise after a UFC loss brings big pressure for TUF 11 runner-up Kris McCray on this Saturday’s UFC 122 in Oberhausen, Germany.

“It’s a lot of pressure,” the German-born McCray said. “I’m over there in my hometown. I came from a good camp and everything. I want to perform well for my friends and family. So it’s a lot of pressure.”

Hours before flying to Germany, McCray stopped at the AOL studios in NYC to discuss his welterweight debut against Carlos Eduardo Rocha. There’s nothing much to say about Rocha except for his fights in Germany with unknown opponents.

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Nate Marquardt Assures Excitement on UFC 122

Written on November 09, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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Although Okami has been noted for his unfriendly bouts, Marquardt assures fans that he will find ways to win this fight. He tends to utilize the skills he learned from training.

While you guys argue who side you take in the upcoming UFC 122 event between middleweight cintenders Yushin Okami and Nate Marquardt, let’s hear first what the fighters have to say. Nate Marquardt believes that his UFC fight against Okami will prove something worthwhile. Spike TV will earn a high broadcast.

“I’m always looking for an opportunity to finish the fight and ways to damage, so this fight isn’t going to be any different,” Marquardt said.

Marquardt started his UFC career with three consecutive decision wins. He had the “Knockout of the Night” bonus with his one-punch destruction of Demian Maia in August 2009. But the world turned upside down when he lost last February to Chael Sonnen.

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Dana White and Joe Rogan on UFC Fight Club Q&A Session

Written on November 09, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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This weekend's UFC Fight Club Q&A Session will feature Dana White UFC President and Joe Rogan, UFC host. This show will be followed by the official weigh-ins of the UFC 122 fighters. The event is open to both UFC Fight Club Members and the general public.

UFC’s Big Boss Dana White and UFC reporter Joe Rogan will be the featured hosts on UFC Fight Club Q&A session this week. This program will take place before the weigh-ins for this Saturday’s “UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami” event. The session will take place at 2 PM. The weigh-ins meanwhile will take place at the Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.

The session is open for all the members of the UFC Fight Club, the UFC’s official fan club. It will begin at 4 PM ET. The main event will take place the next day, November 13 at Konig Pilsener Arena. The main card airs on Spike TV via same day delay. UFC 122 is headlined by Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami for the middleweight title.

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UFC and Spox.com Join Forces in Airing UFC 122 in Germany

Written on November 08, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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Good news for German UFC allies, UFC 122 will be aired on Spox.com for free. An early holiday treat from your favorite promotion. UFC 122 takes place on November 13, 2010 in Germany.

UFC fans from the stateside are not the sole beneficiaries of free fights from UFC 122. UFC UK president Marshall Zelaznik announced that the fight promo is counter attacking TV ban in Germany by giving a free streaming of UFC shows. Fans can watch the UFC 122 on Spox.com.

“We think most of our fans are very Internet savvy, so it’s a perfect fit for us,” Zelaznik said.

UFC 122 is taking place on Nov. 13 at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.

“We’ve been through a couple of hearings, and depending on what happens at which level and who appeals what, the soonest would be around six months,” Zelaznik said, “But it could be another nine to 12 months.”

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Mark Scanlon Replaces Kenny Robertson on UFC 122

Written on October 14, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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Mark Scanlon replaces Kenny Robertson due to toe injury. The latter was forced to withdraw from the card. UFC 122 takes place on November 13 at the Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.

The reigning undefeated welterweight Mark Scanlon (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) replaced Kenny Robertson (10-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) due to an injury. Now Scanlon will meet fellow UFC newcomer Pascal Krauss (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at next month’s UFC 122 event. The word came from German MMA site groundandpound.de. UFC 122 will take place on November 13 at the Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, and airs via same-day delay on Spike TV. Their fight is a part of the night’s unaired preliminary card.

Robertson was forced out off the card with a broken toe. He posted it on his Facebook status.

Scanlon owns seven stoppages among his seven wins. On UK fight circuit he posted five submission wins and two TKO victories. Though he actually missed two years because of his injuries.

He will test his skills against Krauss who signed a four-fight deal and secured a UFC 122 slot in August.

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UFC 122 Germany Complete with 11 Bouts

Written on October 03, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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The much awaited UFC 122 Germany is now complete and official with 11 bouts. Headline by Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami, it will air via same-day-delay on Spike TV.

The official fight card for this November’s “UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami” is complete with 11 bouts. This will take place on November 13 at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.

The night’s main card event featuring Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami will air via same day delay on Spike TV.

Co-headlining the event is the fight will be contenders Jorge Rivera and Alessio Sakara. The main card are lightweights Dennis Siver vs. Andre Winner, welterweights Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta and light heavyweights Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic.

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Jorge Rivera vs Alessio Sakara for UFC 122 Official

Written on September 27, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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A middleweight fight with a definite potential for success is now official for UFC 122.

UFC officials announced this weekend the authenticity of the fight between Jorge Rivera (18-7 MMA, 8-5 UFC) and Alessio Sakara (15-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC) for UFC 122.

Feature on the show as well is the 185-pound contenders Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami fight, UFC 122 will take place Nov. 13 at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.The night’s main card will air via same-day delay on Spike TV.

The fight between Rivera and Sakara was expected to take place at UFC 118 in August. Rivera was forced to withdraw from the card after being injured. Sakara was then appointed to fight Gerald Harris, but the latter also was injured. He was also forced to withdraw from the fight.

Meanwhile, Rivera earned just medium success over a 5-5 record in his first 10 UFC bouts, “El Conquistador” has undergone a resurgence as of late with three-straight UFC wins.

On the other hand, Sakara also seeks his fourth-straight victory. After fighting through a rough 1-3 stretch in the UFC in 2007, Sakara has scored KO wins over Joe Vedepo and James Irvin and a split-decision win over Thales Leites.

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