Archive for January, 2013

Voelker recovers from bad start, TKOs Bowling in second

Posted on January 31st, 2013 by Rich

Book Bobby Voelker-Roger Bowling fights every month! What fan is going to complain? They’ve fought three times and each bout has been a barnburner. Friday night at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Voelker scored a nice comeback win by landing a nasty knee in the second round that Bowling never recovered from. Voelker wobbled […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Video analysis: Who blew it? Zuffa or Overeem?

Posted on January 30th, 2013 by Rich

For casual MMA fans, the Strikeforce heavyweight Grand Prix just took a major hit with the ouster of Alistair Overeem. Now the biggest name in the tournament is gone and the card loses a lot of steam without Overeem, a fan favorite. Couldn’t this have been avoided? Did Overeem overplay his hand or did Zuffa […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Tito wrecks his Rolls and cries; UFC breathes sigh of relief

Posted on January 29th, 2013 by Rich

It’s a good thing Tito Ortiz is rich and likes to drive a $300,000 tank. The main eventer at UFC 133 got into a minor fender bender in Costa Mesa, Calif. According to, Ortiz was involved in a three-car accident in his Rolls Royce. The former UFC light heavyweight champ got emotional over his […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Demian Maia Prepares for UFC 131 – UFC 131

Posted on January 28th, 2013 by Rich

Demian Maia’s journey to Vancouver starts in his home country of Brazil. Take a quick glimpse into his life as he prepares to face Mark Munoz at UFC 131 Source: Dan Bobish Vagam Bodjukyan Kotetsu Boku  Tony Bonello

Read the rest of this entry »

Fedor loses again! Henderson?s power turns out the lights

Posted on January 27th, 2013 by Rich

Facing a third straight loss, Fedor Emelianenko tried some new tricks before and during his fight against Dan Henderson. But his opponent was simply better and a little more resilient in the main event of Strikeforce’s event at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Just seconds away from possibly losing the fight after […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Audio chat: Strikeforce announcers talk Fedor-Hendo at ESPN1100 24-hour radiothon

Posted on January 26th, 2013 by Rich

The timing was perfect for a lucky Las Vegas listener to do an hour of radio with Showtime announcer Mauro Ranallo, Pat Miletich and Stephen Quadros. Strikeforce Challengers 17 is scheduled tonight for the Pearl Theatre at the Palms in Sin City. Across the casino in the Key West Room is the ESPNRadio1100/98.9 FM Sixth […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Chad Griggs Wants a ‘Real Big Name’ Opponent Next – Chad Griggs

Posted on January 25th, 2013 by Rich

Chad Griggs Wants a ‘Real Big Name’ Opponent Next Video by Chad Griggs Source: Dave Gomez Keith Hackney Matt Hamill Volk Han

Read the rest of this entry »

Smith completely outclassed by Saffiedine in Strikeforce opener

Posted on January 24th, 2013 by Rich

The sport has caught and passed Scott Smith. Back in 2005 and 2006, Smith was a pretty competitive middleweight and light heavyweight. In 2011, he can barely compete with high level welterweights. Twenty-four year old Tarec Saffiedine landed just about everything he threw in busting up Smith’s face on his way to unanimous decision victory, […]

Read the rest of this entry »

White video: UFC president reacts to Marquardt?s excuse: ?Nate?s done?

Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by Rich

Plenty of fans have come to the defense of Nate Marquardt and his woes with the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and his firing from the UFC. Dana White didn’t see or hear about Marquardt’s statement on Tuesday. White was getting a little R & R in Maine. White is back and ready to […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Daniel Cormier Explains Why He Didn’t Try to Take Down Jeff Monson – Daniel Cormier

Posted on January 22nd, 2013 by Rich

Daniel Cormier Explains Why He Didn’t Try to Take Down Jeff Monson Video by Daniel Cormier Source: Alberto Crane Marcio Pe de Pano Cruz Luke Cummo  Jeff Big Frog Curran

Read the rest of this entry »