Archive for February, 2013

Leonard Garcia Out, Jim Hettes In Against ?Bruce Leroy? at UFC on Versus 5

Posted on February 28th, 2013 by Rich

Just days after signing with the UFC, undefeated featherweight Jim Hettes has agreed to replace an injured Leonard Garcia and make his Octagon debut on short notice against The Ultimate Fighter 12’s Alex ‘Bruce Leroy’ Caceres at next Saturday’s UFC on Versus 5 event in Milwaukee. Source: http://mmafrenzy.com/19301/leonard-garcia-out-jim-hettes-in-against-bruce-leroy-at-ufc-on-versus-5/ Jorge Gurgel Andre Gusmao Alexander Gustafsson Jaime […]

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Mike Brown on UFC 133 Fight: ‘I Need This One Bad’

Posted on February 27th, 2013 by Rich

Filed under: UFC, News Former WEC featherweight champion Mike Brown admits his decision to fight twice in January backfired on him. At UFC 125 on Jan. 1, Brown suffered a loss to Diego Nunes and three days later accepted a fight against Rani Yahya at UFC Fight for the Troops 2 on Jan. 22. “I […]

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Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum Countdown Preview Show – Strikeforce

Posted on February 26th, 2013 by Rich

Fight Network previews Strikforce’s heavyweight Grand Prix featuring Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum and Josh Barnett vs. Brett Rogers taking place on June 18, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. Source: http://mmalice.com/strikeforce/strikeforce-overeem-vs-werdum-countdown-preview-show-video_927471d83.html Andrew Gardner Tiki Ghosn Dennis George Kultar Gill

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Many Unanswered Questions Following Henderson’s Win Over Fedor

Posted on February 25th, 2013 by Rich

Filed under: Strikeforce, M-1 Global Saturday night’s Strikeforce/M-1 Global main event between Dan Henderson and Fedor Emelianenko was notable for many reasons. The duo are two of MMA’s all-time warriors, champions who helped raised the sport from adolescence to adulthood, authoring memorable moments along the way. The finish though, was tinged with at least a […]

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Cool video: Cain meets Ronaldo before big soccer match

Posted on February 24th, 2013 by Rich

Cain Velasquez’s standing in the world of heavyweights in MMA is debatable and so is Cristiano Ronaldo’s in the world of soccer, but they’re definitely in the conversation about the top performers in their respective sports. This is a cool video where they cross paths during Real Madrid’s recent trip to Los Angeles. The UFC […]

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Don?t pick against Jackson: Couture called a ?fake [expletive] has-been? for doing so

Posted on February 23rd, 2013 by Rich

There are two Quinton Jacksons. The boisterous, cocky “Rampage” who showed up at the UFC 135 press conference on Tuesday in Denver and hypersensitive, delicate Jackson who lashes out like a youngster if he’s criticized or called on the carpet. We saw a great example of that when he threatened to quit MMA in late […]

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Woodley uses wrestling to neutralize Daley in win at Strikeforce

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by Rich

Paul Daley said it wouldn’t be the same as his fight against Josh Koscheck at UFC 113. That was the last time Daley faced an elite former college wrestler. Tonight it was former Missouri star Tyron Woodley and the result was pretty similar. Woodley took Daley down early in both the second and third rounds […]

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Leonard Garcia Out, Jim Hettes In Against ?Bruce Leroy? at UFC on Versus 5

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by Rich

Just days after signing with the UFC, undefeated featherweight Jim Hettes has agreed to replace an injured Leonard Garcia and make his Octagon debut on short notice against The Ultimate Fighter 12’s Alex ‘Bruce Leroy’ Caceres at next Saturday’s UFC on Versus 5 event in Milwaukee. Source: http://mmafrenzy.com/19301/leonard-garcia-out-jim-hettes-in-against-bruce-leroy-at-ufc-on-versus-5/ Mac Danzig  Karen Darabedyan Viacheslav Datsik Marcus […]

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Referee Herb Dean Made the Right Call, Even if It Was an Unpopular One

Posted on February 20th, 2013 by Rich

Filed under: Strikeforce Dan Henderson landed the uppercut, and Fedor Emelianenko went face-first into the canvas. His legs went limp beneath him. His arms lay flat at his sides. It was a posture that only lasted a moment before he regained enough of his senses to turn to his back and offer something that resembled […]

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Eat your heart out Seagal: ?Butterbean? has his own cop reality show

Posted on February 19th, 2013 by Rich

Eric “Butterbean” Esch, looking for a way to parlay his fighting fame into a new arena, may have found it with his new reality show on Investigation Discovery. On “Big Law: Deputy Butterbean,” Esch is a police officer in Jasper, Alabama. The 300-plus pound Esch rose to prominence as the king of the four rounders […]

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