By Siri Karri After the spectacular showing at UFC on Versus 4, UFC 132 has a lot to live up to. For $59.99, it needs to top the jaw-dropping main event between Pat Barry and Cheick Kongo as well as the fights preceding it. Luckily, this card is filled to the brim with fighters who [...]
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By Kevin Nelson At the MGM grand garden arena in Las Vegas, Nevada; fans are going to be treated to a memorable card as the UFC puts on one of its best cards of the year. The main event is a bantamweight rematch as Dominick Cruz looks to retain his title against Urijah Faber and [...]
By Sean Farrell IT HAS ARRIVED…The UFC will return to Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, sooner than everyone thinks. UFC President Dana White revealed today that the promotion is close to holding an event in Japan before year’s end. Little is known about the event, but it seems the rumors surrounding the possibility [...]
By Sean Farrell More details have emerged in the Brett Rogers assault incident. UFC President Dana White has released Rogers from his contract. In stunning new details, Rogers’ wife, “blacked out from being choked, and suffered a golf ball sized wound on her face among smaller wounds.”
By Kevin Nelson This edition of MMA News and Notes discusses all the news, rumors, and possible signings of the MMA world. The organizations such as Bellator, Strikeforce and the UFC we cover. Also included are other promotions such as shark fights, Dream, TPF, and MFC.
By Sean Farrell I’ve received some bad news from the MMA world today… Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers is reportedly facing several charges after police responded to a domestic disturbance call on Wednesday. Minnesota news station WCCO filed a report that stated Rogers faces charges of stalking, third-degree assault, domestic assault by strangulation and endangerment of [...]
By Sean Farrell Well let’s get right too it… Dana White on Sunday night’s UFC Live on VS 4 broadcast said he was “Disgusted” at Nate Marquardt for his failed medical test before his scheduled headline bout with Rick Story. Today Marquardt spoke as to why after DAYS of silence. Apparently, Nate Marquardt and Chael [...]
By Sean Farrell Now as good as my Prelim results were, NOTHING on it topped the main card last night at UFC Live 4. With the release of Nate Marquardt following his “failed medicals”, the UFC promoted heavyweight sluggers Cheick Kongo and Pat Barry to the main event with all the pressure of carrying Sunday’s [...]
By Sean Farrell UFC Live 4 on Versus was INCREDIBLE…I for one have been highly critical of the UFC’s recent lackluster fight cards and last night made up for all of them. It wasn’t even the fact that this card was held in my hometown of Pittsburgh, it was simply the fact that EVERY fight [...]
By Siri Karri Ironically, even though the past two pay-per view cards had bigger stars and stacked line-ups, I can safely say that UFC on Versus 4 was better than all of them . . . and it was free. We had a major upset, a couple good decisions, and two sledgehammer knockouts. The little [...]
By Sean Farrell Former King of Pancrase and former UFC middleweight title contender Nate Marquardt had hoped to drop down to the welterweight division in the UFC to face Rick Story tomorrow night in the main event. Instead, Nate is the one who’s been dropped. Less than one hour after the UFC officially announced that [...]
By Kevin Nelson The next Ringside MMA card will be taking place on October21 at the bell center. The main event will pit Ryan Ford facing interim ringside MMA welterweight champion Seth Baczynski. Also the second MMA fight for former NHL enforcer Donald Brashear who will be facing Bruno Hosier. Other matchups include Alex Garcia [...]
By Kevin Nelson Entourage star Kevin Connolly is currently planning his life outside entourage as the long running popular show is shooting its final season. Connolly has purchased the rights to the Kimbo Slice biopic and Connolly says he has the script and the powers that be are trying to put the money together.
By Sean Farrell Former WWE Superstar Dave Bautista (aka Batista), spoke recently on his situation regarding leaving the WWE and his current plans going forward. Bautista spoke to promote his latest project in MMA, the Gracie Fighter Gym. It is a Tampa, Florida based jiu jitsu and mixed martial arts school he is operating with [...]
By Kevin Nelson According to multiple sources James “Lights Out”Toney will be making his second foray in mix martial arts by facing “The World’s Most Dangerous Man” Ken Shamrock on September 23rd, in El Paso, Texas. The news is a bit sketchy at this time. The fight may be “mixed rules,” which means possible first [...]
By Kevin Nelson In this edition we cover all the MMA news this week and talk about upcoming fights, recent fighter signings and rumored fights. We cover UFC, Strikeforce, and Bellator as well as TPF, Shark Fights and MFC. Tune in for all the news in the wonderful world of mix martial arts.
By Kevin Nelson Tomorrow in Dallas at the American Airlines Arena, the biggest card in Strikeforce history takes place, as Fabricio Werdum faces Alistair Overeem. The co-main event features Brett Rogers facing Josh Barnett. Other matchups include a number one contender match for the lightweight title as Jorge Masvidal faces KJ Noons.
By Sean Farrell I have gotten the best news I have gotten all year…The love of my life since I was an infant K-1 is finally set to return after a 6-month absence. K-1 President Sadaharu Tanikawa announced last Thursday that the K-1 WORLD MAX 2011 63 kg Japan Tournament will be held at the [...]
By Sean Farrell Time to do what ALL Texans do and that’s talk about something going on in the wonderful Lone Star State. Saturday June 18th marks one of the biggest days in MMA history and Texas fight history with the continuation of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. This will mark the first ever Major [...]
By Siri Karri UFC 131 is over, and what a card! The card was exciting from beginning to end, featuring some jarring knockouts and skillful ground wars. While Dana White takes care of rewarding the best fighters on the card, let’s utilize the gift of hindsight and analyze the results of this card. As per [...]
By Siri Karri UFC 131 features what may be my all-time favorite heavyweight match up. Two of the greatest modern heavyweight knockout artists of recent memory are matched up in the main event. One is a lightning quick prodigy in his mid twenties who is undefeated in his UFC career. The other is literally the [...]
By Sean Farrell So with a HUGE heavyweight bout tomorrow night at UFC 131 between Junior dos Santos and Shane Carwin, I figured I would breakdown the numbers for everyone. My good friends at Compustrike have sent me the report for tomorrow night’s main event and it is VERY telling.
By Siri Karri The fight that buffers the main event features the pint-sized brawlers of the UFC from the recently acquired featherweight division. This match up features UFC fan favorite Kenny “Ken Flo” Florian making his 145lb. debut against the game and dangerous Deigo Nunes.
By Siri Karri The 3rd fight on June 11th’s card is a very interesting one. Neither Dave “PeeWee” Herman nor Jon Olav Einemo is well known and this is their first fight in the Octagon. Fans need not fret however, I’ve done my research and I’m happy to say these heavyweights are not only talented, [...]
By Siri Karri UFC 131 is on Saturday, June 11th. Like our last breakdown series, we’re going to try and work from the first fight on the main event all the way back up. The night is going to start out with two talented lightweights Donald Cerrone and Vagner Rocha.