MMA Dana White confirms UFC 100 bouts and more

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  1. Atmosphere

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    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]- DANA WHITE CONFIRMS UFC 100 BOUTS AND MORE[/FONT]
    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Friday, February 20, 2009 - by MMAWeekly.com Staff[/FONT]

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    UFC President Dana White appeared on Setanta Sports in England, making official many of the rumored fighters and events expected in coming months.

    He reiterated his recent statement on a Canadian radio station that Georges St. Pierre will make his next UFC welterweight title defense when he faces Thiago Alves at UFC 100 in July. He added that the Ultimate Fighter 9 showdown between U.S. coach Dan Henderson and U.K. coach Michael Bisping would also take place at UFC 100.

    White also confirmed that Wanderlei Silva would fight on the promotion's inaugural trip to Germany this summer (UFC 99), although he stopped short of announcing Silva's opponent. MMAWeekly.com exclusively confirmed earlier this week that Silva and Rich Franklin have agreed to meet at a catch weight in Germany.

    He indicated that there is also the possibility of Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, and B.J. Penn vs. Kenny Florian, could grace the German fight card as well, though neither of those options sounded definitive.

    Besides other fights – including the possibility that Lyoto Machida could get a title shot this summer – White also discussed the UFC's expansion plans, the recent debacle in Canada, and more.
     
  2. Toodles

    Toodles You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the w OT Supporter

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    why is he being all hush-hush with silva's opponent when pretty much everyone knows he's fighting franklin? hasnt it already been confirmed?
     
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    dana made some public comments awhile ago that he thought catch weight fights were stupid. so it seems odd that wand v ace would be at a catchweight.
     
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    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    I wouldn't really call that "confirming UFC 100 bouts" :dunno:
     
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    catch weight fights ftw
     
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    Degenerate Optimus Riem! OT Supporter

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    Silva is fighting Rampage at 185
     
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    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    Any word on if Montreal is even 100% happening yet?


    When is 100?
     
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    Atmosphere PURPLE DREAM

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    no, it sucks for many reasons IMO, but the biggest being that it doesn't establish/disestablish the winner/loser in either MW or LHW divisions

    good for the fans, bad for the sport :dunno:
     
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    What's good for the fans is good for the sport.
     
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    Fedor vs. Randy
     
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    This is completely false.
     
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