MMA Headlines Feb. 22 – Fedor to Compete in Combat Sambo

Fight Network Staff / February 23, 2011 - 2:35am

Headlines making news around the mixed martial arts world…

-Ignoring medical suspension, Fedor Emelianenko will compete in combat sambo event (Credit: ESPN.com)

-Strikeforce likely to delay second round of Heavyweight Grand Prix (Credit: Sherdog.com)

-Dustin Poirier vs. Rani Yahya in the works for June’s UFC 131 event (Credit: HeavyMMA.com)

-Tim Credeur vs. Ed Herman targeted for TUF 13 Finale in June (Credit: HeavyMMA.com)

-Strikeforce Challengers 15 slated for Apr. 1 (Credit: MMAJunkie.com)

-Rich Franklin honors UFC 126 ‘loser gets tattoo’ bet (Credit: RichFranklin.com)

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-Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Phil Davis official for UFC Fight Night 24 main event (Credit: MMAJunkie.com)

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-Jason Brilz meets replacement Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC 129 in Toronto (Credit: MMAJunkie.com)

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-Prelims return to Facebook, Ion Network for UFC 127 in Australia (Credit: MMAFighting.com)

-Efrain Escudero vs. Fabricio Camoes slotted for Tachi Palace Fights 9 in May (Credit: MMAJunkie.com)

-Lorenzo Fertitta returns to University of San Diego, talks “ultimate” business (Credit: SanDiego.Edu)

-Darren Elkins dropping to 145, likely meets Michihiro Omigawa at UFC 131 (Credit: MMAJunkie.com)

-The nightmare is over: Diego Sanchez drops nickname and says no more fights at 155 (Credit: MMAWeekly.com)