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UFC Roundup: UFC 77 Nearly Sold Out, Barnett Calls Out Couture, and More

  • According to reports citing the UFC just 2,000 tickets remain for UFC 77 in Cincinnati which is headlined by Anderson Silva vs. Rich Franklin 2. So far UFC 77 is outpacing the ticket sales of UFC 68 which set records for the UFC in terms of total attendance.
  • Josh Barnett has called out Randy Couture on his MySpace blog saying:

    “Unbeatable”, Dana says. If he actually believes that, I’m more than willing to step into the cage and prove him wrong. It wouldn’t even have to be for the belt. I already got the real belt. They can keep their pile of brass they purport as the UFC Heavyweight Title and put it on their next paper champ.

  • In a recent statement to MMAWeekly Keith Kizer, the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, stated that he had received video of the fight between Renato “Babalu” Sobral and David Heath and will review it to determine what punishment (if any) is given out. He also stated a suspension is unlikely to be handed down.

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