Archive for November, 2015

USA vs. Thailand (“Stitch’em Up” vs. Kaoklai)

Posted on November 30th, 2015 by Rich

Joe Schilling is going to knockout Kaoklai in the Club Nokia at L.A. Live on October 21st, 2011. This will happen… Source: Xavier Foupa Pokam Hermes Franca Rich Franklin Ian Freeman Don Frye

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UFC?s behind-the-scenes guru gets chance meeting with Obama

Posted on November 29th, 2015 by Rich

PITTSBURGH — Burt Watson (pictured in the background), the man who you’ve seen directing traffic at weigh-ins, works tirelessly to keep things running well at UFC events, and he was rewarded with a chance meeting in Pittsburgh. The UFC’s main behind-the-scenes man met President Obama while both were at the fighters’ hotel, and told his […]

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Pre-fight Press Conference – UFC 131

Posted on November 28th, 2015 by Rich

Hear from Dana White, Junior dos Santos, Shane Carwin, Kenny Florian, Diego Nunes, Sam Stout and Yves Edwards at the UFC 131 pre-fight press conference held June 9 in Vancouver, BC. Source: Rob Broughton  Mike Brown  Junie Browning Paul Buentello  Josh Burkman 

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Kamikaze Overdrive MMA: UFC 135 Predictions

Posted on November 27th, 2015 by Rich

My picks for UFC 135 Jones vs Rampage, predictions for the 5 main card fights and 4 prelim fights. Also included are my rankings for the 7 UFC divisions, the Champion and top 15 Contenders and Kamikaze Countdown. Please comment and please subscribe Source: Robert Berry David Bielkheden Michael Bisping  Dan Bobish Vagam Bodjukyan

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A Look At MMA’s Greatest

Posted on November 26th, 2015 by Rich

<B>By MATT MOLGAARD<BR> MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer</B><BR><BR> What constitutes greatness in regards to mixed martial arts? Desire; strength, will, elite athleticism, technical mastery, the ability to overcome adversity, the chin of a stone carving, the power of a mac truck, just to name a few qualities. These traits are rarely, rarely combined in the confines of […]

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M-1 Global Returns to Showtime Friday Night

Posted on November 25th, 2015 by Rich

Filed under: M-1 Global, News M-1 Global returns to Showtime Friday night, and once again, the card has received little to no fanfare or press. The card will feature former TUF finalist Vinny Magalhaes (8-5), perhaps the most well-known fighter on the M-1 Global roster, defending his light heavyweight title against Mikhail Zayats (14-5). Magalhaes […]

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Chael Sonnen: ?I?m the only respectful fighter in the whole sport.?

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Rich

Middleweight contender Chael Sonnen has never been one to hold back when expressing his feelings. Regardless of whether the words coming out of his mouth are fair assessments or over-the-top ridiculousness, the things he says always come from a place of unfiltered honesty. Sonnen recently addressed his gift of gab during the build up to […]

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K.J. Noons fighting Billy Evangelista at December Strikeforce event

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Rich

Strikeforce continued to fill out the show?s next big card, a December 17 offering in San Diego headlined by lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez putting his gold up for grabs against well-rounded top contender Jorge Masvidal, with a recent announcement relating to hard-hitting 155er KJ Noons. While Noons had already been rumored for the event, the […]

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Silva-Sonnen II, what?s taking so long? Camp Silva doesn?t sound too enthused

Posted on November 22nd, 2015 by Rich

Chael Sonnen called the champ out in front 16,000-plus in Houston and millions more watching on pay-per-view. He’s insulted his homeland, his character and even his wife. So why isn’t Anderson Silva-Sonnen II booked? Listening to his manager Ed Soares, Camp Silva is either playing minds games or it doesn’t want the fight. “Let’s see […]

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Chad Mendes talks title shot, Aldo, and a mule deer hunt

Posted on November 21st, 2015 by Rich

Chad Mendes has made a steady progression from an All-American wrestler at Cal Poly to a top contender in the UFC’s featherweight division. He has not only won 11 straight fights, but has also won over fans. Chosen by a fan vote, Mendes was named the new face of Team Edge by Edge Shave Gel. […]

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