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  • 3 years ago
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The proposed special rules mixed martial arts match between UFC veteran Ken Shamrock and boxing world champion James Toney is being targeted for November. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Ken Shamrock and James Toney are going to meet in a mixed martial arts match... sort of, somewhere, at some time. At the end of the day, Shamrock says it's all about entertainment, but he does plan to "beat him up." Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Multiple-time boxing champion James Toney may return to the world of mixed martial arts, as a bout between the reigning IBA heavyweight king and UFC hall of famer Ken Shamrock is reportedly being put together for this fall read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock and current International Boxing Association heavyweight champion James Toney have reportedly agreed to meet in a mixed martial arts contest this fall. According to the professional boxer's camp, both the 47-year-old Shamrock and the 42-year-old Toney have both signed on for the contest, though a specific date and location have yet to be announced. El Paso, Texas, appears to be the leading candidate to host the matchup, which was first reported by BJPenn.com. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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For a moment, it seemed like a horrific case of déjà vu. With a wry smile on his face, UFC president Dana White called out the names of James Toney and welcomed him to the mat for his chance at a spot on "The Ultimate Fighter 13." That turned out to be a mere Freudian slip, as welterweight Jamie "The Ghost" Toney stepped forward to claim the slot. So while the brash pro boxer and one-time UFC vet "Lights Out" Toney didn't participate in the tryouts, a host of other notables did, inclu read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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James Toney walked into the riskiest fight of his career unsure of whether he would be paid for it. Toney's trainer and manager, John Arthur, told MMAjunkie.com the Internal Revenue Service placed a lien on the boxer's purse the night prior to his fight with Randy Couture. The bout co-headlined UFC 118, which took place Aug. 28 at Boston's TD Garden. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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James Toney is set to defend his IBA heavyweight title on Nov. 5 in New Orleans, but he's not done with MMA. Toney made that decision in the locker room of Boston's TD Garden moments after UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture tapped him out with an arm-triangle choke three minutes into his first real taste of the sport at UFC 118. "They might have won the battle, but the war ain't over yet," recalled John "Pops" Arthur, Toney's trainer of 12 years, of the boxing champion's words after th read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Co-headliners James Toney ($500,000) and Randy Couture ($250,000) garnered the most attention heading into this past weekend's UFC 118 event, and they also walked home with the evening's largest disclosed checks. MMAjunkie.com recently requested and today received the list of officially disclosed paydays from the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission. The total disclosed payroll for the Aug. 18 event was $1.428 million. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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BOSTON - UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture long has been recognized as one of the most strategically sound fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. As such, most MMA observers expected Couture to approach his UFC 118 fight with James Toney on Saturday night in Boston exactly as he did - by putting the accomplished boxer on his back and ending the fight quickly. Couture spent his entire training camp preparing to do just that, but it wasn't until the former champion actually stepped i read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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BOSTON - You can call it the end of an era. Granted, that era lasted all of 3 minutes and 19 seconds, but it's still over. After James Toney was forced to tap out (or wave out, if you choose to be technical) in the first round of his UFC 118 contest with Randy Couture on Saturday night at Boston's TD Garden, White said he's done with boxers making their way to the organization - no matter who it is. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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BOSTON - The first win wasn't a fluke, and UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar couldn't make it any clearer. In a rematch that played out much like their first meeting - a UFC 112 fight in which Penn lost his belt - Edgar outclassed the once-dominant champ using a stick-and-move game plan and frequent takedowns to earn a lopsided unanimous-decision victory. The title fight headlined Saturday's UFC 118 pay-per-view event, which took at Boston's TD Garden as part of the UFC's Massachusett read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Frankie Edgar made B.J. Penn look average. Solidifying himself as the kryptonite to Penn’s lightweight Superman, Edgar retained his 155-pound championship with a near flawless performance in the UFC 118 “Edgar vs. Penn 2” headliner » Recap LIVE: Post-Fight Presser | Radio Analysis read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Randy Couture and James Toney, arms at their sides, stared coldly at one another in front of a few thousand fans. They did not shake hands » Weigh-in Recap UFC 118 Previews: Main Card | Prelims | Primer | Fight Week With Couture & Edgar | Breen Chat Recap read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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BOSTON - Just 24 hours after standing face-to-face with UFC 118 opponent Randy Couture, boxing champion James Toney remembered the moment with a smile. You see, it was during that staredown that all of his suspicions were confirmed. "I seen fear," Toney told MMAjunkie.com at Thursday's media workout session. "I smelled it, too. ... Up close and personal, you could see it in his eyes. He ain't never seen nobody like me in his life." read news >>

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