Edith No Longer A UFC Octagon Girl?

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Is Edith Larente no longer with the UFC? Fightlinker points out that she is no longer listed under the Octagon girl section of the official UFC website.

Don’t worry, Natasha Wicks the new blond Octagon girl is expected to make here debut at UFC 101.

UFC 104: Joe Stevenson vs Spencer Fisher In The Works

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TUF 2 winner Joe Stevenson will likely take on mma veteran Spencer Fisher at UFC 104 on Oct. 24th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.

A source close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) the lightweight fight is not official but that bout agreements are in the process of being finalized.

For the latest on UFC 104, check out our UFC Rumors section.

Fedor Signs With The UFC ?

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Conflicting reports have surfaced about Fedor Emelianenko’s status with the UFC. First the LA Times “UFC finalizing deal”,

A long-awaited agreement between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and the man considered the world’s best mixed martial arts fighter, Fedor Emelianenko, is expected to be announced by UFC President Dana White on Friday, a source with information about the negotiations told The Times today.

The source, who asked not to be identified because he’s not authorized to speak publicly about the dealings, called negotiations between the UFC and Fedor “very civil” just days after Fedor’s scheduled Affliction Trilogy fight Saturday against Josh Barnett was canceled.

The UFC is expected to hold a Press Conference on Friday.

Second, M-1 Global claims otherwise,

“I can give you a guarantee it’s not accurate,” said Apy Echteld of M-1 Global, a St. Petersburg, Russia-based promotion and management company of which Emelianenko is an equity stakeholder. [SI]

Fedor is expected to hold a press conference Wednesday in California, hopefully it will shed some light on this mess.

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