UFC Television Situation →
The article from MMAWeekly that I referred to in an earlier post. It’s a very intriguing situation and will become a bigger story as we get closer to the end of the year.
Boxing Weekend Roundup →
Dan Rafael of ESPN.com breaks down all the major boxing matches from this past weekend.
You imagine if I let somebody else take control? This is something they didn’t...– Dana White talking to MMAWeekly about the thought of a TV network partnering with the UFC and trying to take control of a broadcast.
What Channel is UFC on in 2012 and Beyond?
MMA Weekly has a good article up today about what network the UFC might partner up with when their contract with Spike TV runs out in 6 months. It represents another pivotal point in the growth of the company as they continue their march towards complete legitimacy in the sports world while making a buck here or there. For most viewers of the sport, they don’t really care where they see their UFC...
The Latest from Strikeforce →
Ahead of UFC 130 on Saturday night, Strikeforce made some big announcements for their summer fight cards. Dave Meltzer from Yahoo Sports discusses the announcements.
More Quinton and Less Rampage →
Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports talks about the lack of finish shown again from Quinton “Rampage” Jackson on Saturday night against Matt Hamill.
UFC 130 Fights Blow by Blow →
Did you miss the fights? Here’s a blow-by-blow recap from the people at Sun Media.
UFC 130 Full Recap →
Dave Deibert from the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix breaks down the full fight card from Saturday night and also passes along some news and notes.
I brought Dan Hardy in for my wrestling this week. You can see that English...– Roy Nelson speaking with the media after his disappointing performance against Frank Mir at UFC 130 Saturday night.
UFC 130: The Aftermath
Yesterday, we talked about the riches that would come for the winners of the co-main events and the consequences that would be suffered for the losers of the two big fights. The term “crossroad fight” gets thrown around too often, but in the case of Rampage Jackson vs. Matt Hamill and Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson, it was absolutely correct to talk about the crossroad for all 4 fighters. In the end,...
Lots on the Line Tonight in Las Vegas
Fight day is here and in a few hours from now, we’ll get a chance to see Quinton “Rampage” Jackson step into the octagon against Matt Hamill and Frank Mir take on Roy Nelson in a heavyweight matchup. The two fights headlining tonight’s UFC 130 card may not have the star-power, but it certainly has the desperation factor that come with good fights. While the winners will be thinking about...
Like is this kid for real? He wants to fight me, calling me out like that? Be...– Thiago Alves sending a message to Rick Story through MMAWeekly ahead of their fight at UFC 130 in Las Vegas.
Thiago Alves' Message for Rick Story →
MMAWeekly talks to Thiago Alves about why the hatred has built up between him and Rick Story ahead of their fight tonight in Las Vegas at UFC 130.
Get Into the Mind of Rampage Jackson →
Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports has a great article on the thoughts of Rampage Jackson when it comes to his career, his fame and his position as someone in the spotlight.
I don’t regard the Jones win as a real win, of course I don’t. But maybe he will...– Matt Hamill talking about his previous bout with Jon Jones in which he won via disqualification. He was being dominated by Jones before the illegal elbow was thrown.
What Does a Win Against Rampage Mean for Matt... →
Dave Meltzer of Yahoo Sports talks to Matt Hamill about how important his upcoming bout with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is for his UFC future.
My conversation with All-American Brian Stann...
Roy Nelson is ridiculously athletic for his appearance. If this fight stays...– Pat Barry giving his prediction for Saturday night’s heavyweight matchup between Roy Nelson and Frank Mir at UFC 130 in Las Vegas.
Dan Rafael's Cris Arreola Blog →
ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael gives his quick thoughts on Arreola based on a one-on-one chat he had with him earlier this week.
Q and A with Cris Arreola →
Diego Morilla went one-on-one with the American heavyweight before his appearance on Friday Night Fights this weekend on ESPN.
Yahoo Sports UFC 130 Predictions →
A panel of five from Yahoo Sports gives their quick picks on who will be victorious on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Roy is Looking for Some Respect →
Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports had a chance to sit down with Big Country ahead of his fight Saturday night with Frank Mir at UFC 130 in Las Vegas
My conversation with Roy Nelson ahead of his fight...
On the Rampage: Part 2 →
In a special blog for Yahoo Sports, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson gives his thoughts ahead of his fight Saturday night against Matt Hamill at UFC 130 in Las Vegas.
Why It's Personal in a Good Way for Frank Mir →
Dave Meltzer of Yahoo Sports talks about the close relationship that Frank Mir and Roy Nelson share despite training to fight each other Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Boxing Not in Nick Diaz's Future →
Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com discusses Nick Diaz’s decision to stick with MMA and not take a boxing fight against fighting former world boxing champion Jeff Lacy.
Weekend Boxing Results →
ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael breaks down all the major boxing matches that occurred over the weekend.
ESPN.com's Boxing Divisional Rankings →
The weekly rankings are updated by Dan Rafael of ESPN.com
I’m going to keep fighting like this until I leave this game and, trust...– Bernard Hopkins talking to the media after his winning performance Saturday night against Jean Pascal at the Bell Centre in Montreal.
What a Performance by the Executioner!
Sorry about the delay between posts, but it was a very busy holiday weekend. In fact, the only day of the “long” weekend that I didn’t work was Sunday, but I drove back from Montreal that day after the Bernard Hopkins-Jean Pascal fight and then tried to fit in a weekend’s worth of errands into mere hours. Take a guess on how successful I was at doing that. It’s been a few days after Saturday...
Latest Odds for Pascal vs. Hopkins →
Odds courtesy of Bodog
Things Are Looking Better for Chael →
MMAWeekly has the latest on the battle between Chael Sonnen and the California State Athletic Commission.
GSP and Nick Diaz One Step Closer? →
Damon Martin of MMAWeekly.com has the latest developments in a potential fight between the popular Canadian and the Stockton, California native.
Final Loss in the Legendary Career of Roy Jones... →
A quick synopsis by the Associated Press of Jones’ fight with Denis Lebedev in Russia this afternoon.
Odd But True Facts of Bernard Hopkins →
More facts like the one given below to Dan Rafael of ESPN.com
The world’s population has doubled since Hopkins’ birth year (from...– A stat compiled by Lisa Milner of Swanson Communications, publicist for Bernard Hopkins, given to Dan Rafael of ESPN.com.
Prediction for Pascal vs. Hopkins
Just sitting in the press room at the Bell Centre just hours before we see Bernard Hopkins take on Jean Pascal and Chad Dawson against Adrian Diaconu. I wanted to wait as much as I can before writing this preview of Hopkins-Pascal because I’ve tried to look at this fight so many different ways. I’ll get this out of the way real quick before we get started. I think it’s a no-brainer that Dawson...