Please Zuffa, Don't Hurt 'Em
Compared to all the ridiculous titles that fight organizations have used to label their events (“Oktoberfist,” “Gunfather,” need I go on?) one has to give credit to whomever chose the moniker picked for Pride 34. There is no more appropriate name than “Kamikaze” for the last show before Dream Stage Entertainment goes willingly to its death.
Luis Cruz Breaks Down Thursday's UFC Fight Night Card
have to say how much I love MMA on free TV! Well not literally because I do pay a satellite bill, but you get the point. April is a huge month for UFC alone as there are three events, two of which are on Spike TV. There are plenty of other MMA events also in April, but for now we concentrate on the first event in April and it’s the UFC’s Ultimate Fight Night on Thursday, April 5th. It has a great main event with some interesting undercard bouts to start it off.
GSP writes a column
Georges St.Pierre wrote a column yesterday for RDS.ca (Sports news station that is similar to ESPN).
MMAWeekly Rankings Updated
The latest MMAWeekly Rankings were released on Tuesday, April 3rd. This system ranks the top ten MMA fighters from all across the world in each of the five major weight classes, as voted on by the MMAWeekly staff.
Why isn't MMA sanctioned in Maryland?
"Why isn't MMA sanctioned in Maryland?" My good friend Colin (himself an avid MMA fan) posed me this question the other day and the question inspired not only this blog entry but what will be increased coverage of this issue on my part in future articles.
IFL does well in ratings
Looks like the IFL is doing well. I am glad to hear it. I like the team concept and would like to see the league continue to grow
Ratner Talks New Pride Rules & MMA Sanctioning
“I knew when the AFL and the NFL got together what a big thing it was, but in Mixed Martial Arts... this is that big,” UFC Vice President Marc Ratner recently said on MMAWeekly Radio when asked about Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta's recent acquisition of PrideFC.
One-on-one with UFC heavyweight Heath Herring
Heath Herring is a colorful personality in the world of mixed martial arts, known for his Dennis Rodman-esque hairstyles, entertaining fights and a New Years Eve kiss in 2005 from an unlikely person – his opponent Yoshihiro Nakao.