Archive for December, 2013

Fact following fiction? Scientists plan mission to blow up an asteroid ‘hurtling towards Earth’

Posted on December 31st, 2013 by Rich

Scientists plan to smash a spacecraft into an asteroid so that they are prepared for having to stop one hurtling towards Earth. The news came as Nasa moved to calm fears that a comet is on a… Source: Gerard Gordeau Jonathan Goulet Wilson Gouveia Jason Grace Crosley Gracie

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Who is next for Tito Ortiz? How about Ochocinco

Posted on December 30th, 2013 by Rich

After Tito Ortiz’s win at UFC 132, there has been plenty of speculation on his next opponent. Earlier this week, Cagewriter mentioned the possibilities of Chuck Liddell, Fedor Emelianenko, Forrest Griffin, Rich Franklin and Dan Henderson, but another athlete has thrown his name into the ring. Locked out Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco wants to give […]

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Memorial fund set up for family of Shawn Tompkins

Posted on December 29th, 2013 by Rich

With the MMA community still trying to get their heads around the untimely death of respected trainer Shawn Tompkins, fans and friends can now let their voices be heard in regards to his legacy and even help his family out financially as they struggle to deal with his loss. Parties interested in leaving a comment […]

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UFC on Versus 5 salaries: Chris Lytle ($70K), Ed Herman ($52K) top event payroll

Posted on December 28th, 2013 by Rich

Main-event winner Chris Lytle ($70,000) and preliminary-card victor Ed Herman ($52,000) were the top earners at this past weekend’s UFC on Versus 5 event. Overall, the total payroll for the Aug…. Source: Ricardo Arona  Noboru Asahi Marcus Aurelio  Mikhail Avetisyan Luiz Azeredo 

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?The Ultimate Fighter? Gets Much-Needed Makeover Following FOX Partnership

Posted on December 27th, 2013 by Rich

After watching the ratings for ?The Ultimate Fighter? steadily decline in recent years, despite the coaching additions of some of MMA?s biggest superstars, the UFC decided change was a necessity for the reality show. What better time to launch TUF 2.0 than after scoring their monumental television broadcast deal with FOX? Starting with season 15, […]

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Winner of Hardy vs. Lytle to Get New Harley

Posted on December 26th, 2013 by Rich

Source: Michael Bisping  Dan Bobish Vagam Bodjukyan Kotetsu Boku  Tony Bonello

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Ecstatic Belfort calls out the middleweights, can?t wait for Brazil

Posted on December 25th, 2013 by Rich

Vitor Belfort was on top of the world following his devastation of Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 133. Lean and trim for his second UFC fight down at middleweight, Belfort exorcised many of the demons from his awful front kick knockout loss at the hands of UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva. At the UFC 133 postfight […]

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Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story Set for UFC 139

Posted on December 24th, 2013 by Rich

Welterweights Martin Kampmann and Rick Story will look to rebound from recent losses when they’re scheduled to meet on the UFC 139 fight card on November 19 in San Jose, California, the UFC announced Wednesday. UFC 139 is headlined by heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos and also features bantamweights Urijah Faber vs. […]

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How often do you drink ?

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by Rich

So I got to thinking…. Who on here drinks & how often ? Honest answers thanks. Poll coming. Source: Fedor Emelianenko Yasubey Enomoto Mark Epstein Tom Big Cat Erickson Martinsh Egle

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Georges St-Pierre and Rashad Evans Talk UFC on FOX, Upcoming Fights

Posted on December 22nd, 2013 by Rich

Filed under: UFC, MMA Fighting Exclusive, News, Videos LOS ANGELES — MMA Fighting spoke to UFC fighters Georges St-Pierre and Rashad Evans following the UFC on FOX press conference in Los Angeles. The fighters talked about how exciting it was to team up with FOX as well as their upcoming fights. St-Pierre talked about why […]

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