Archive for January, 2016

QUOTABLES: Chael Sonnen reneges on stipulations for second Anderson Silva bout, “needs to come up with a new offer”

Posted on January 31st, 2016 by Rich

By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief “That was a spur of the moment type of thing. I’m trying to pick a fight with this guy. This is the most confusing thing I’ve ever been part of in this sport. You’ve got an alleged champion letting me talk to him that way while he sits fifteen feet […]

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Where the F are the 137 results?

Posted on January 30th, 2016 by Rich

Where the F are the 137 results? Somebody help. Source: Rickson Gracie Rodrigo Gracie Roger Gracie Rolles Gracie Royce Gracie

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What you need to know from this week on ?The Ultimate Fighter?

Posted on January 29th, 2016 by Rich

Welcome to another installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 14 recap. Who wins the prank war? Who wins the fight? Whose car ends up getting towed? Read on for spoilers and a recap. After the last fight, Diego Brandao started to go slightly insane at Steven Siler. There seemed to be little provocation, but on […]

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Nick Walker vs. Joe Morris at MCC – Midwest Cagefighting

Posted on January 28th, 2016 by Rich

HDNet WebFights is back with this beating from the Midwest Cagefighting Championships in Des Moines, IA on 6/24/2011. This bout features two lightweights Nick Walker and Joe Morris Source: Mark The Hammer Coleman Wes Soldier Combs  Ray Cooper  Kit Cope  Wesley Cabbage Correira 

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Ken Shamrock Blasts Media ‘Pen-Pushers,’ and Misses the Point Entirely

Posted on January 27th, 2016 by Rich

I first met Ken Shamrock about five years ago when we were both new hires at the now-defunct International Fight League. He was the coach of the brand new Nevada Lions team; I was the organization’s staff writer and web editor. I think both of us had our doubts about how long our respective jobs […]

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ROUNDTABLE: Is there anyone more deserving of a shot at Anderson Silva than Chael Sonnen? Hansen, Hyden, Park, Hobaugh, Amadi, and Penick

Posted on January 26th, 2016 by Rich

Michael Bisping believes he should be ahead of Chael Sonnen in the middleweight title picture, and Silva’s manager Ed Soares believes Sonnen should be in the back of the line.  Should Sonnen-Silva still be the next fight, or is there someone else that deserves to get a shot at the Champion? RICH HANSEN, MMATORCH COLUMNIST […]

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Maia takes grappling-filled decision over Santiago at UFC 136

Posted on January 25th, 2016 by Rich

Demian Maia took a grappling-filled decision from Jorge Santiago at UFC 136 in Houston on Saturday night. Though the judges gave Maia the 30-27 win on all of their cards, he did little to finish the fight. The two submission specialists swung for the fences early in the fight, landing kicks and punchers until Maia […]

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Video analysis: Is the UFC risking something gigantic by booking Jones-Machida?

Posted on January 24th, 2016 by Rich

Jon Jones defending his title for a second time, against Lyoto Machida is a must watch in early December, but that means we once again have to wait for Jones vs. Rashad Evans. Some in the media believe booking Jones-Machida was a big mistake. Was it? Larry Pepe from checked in with us to […]

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Fabricio Werdum could be back in the UFC by year?s end

Posted on January 23rd, 2016 by Rich

The strange journey of Fabricio Werdum has a familiar port in sight where the 34-year old Brazilian may be landing sooner than many fans think ? the UFC. Werdum?s previous stint in the Octagon came between 2007-2008 where he split four fights with his final appearance involving a strike-based stoppage to a debuting Junior dos […]

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Papy “Makambo” Abedi Documenatry

Posted on January 22nd, 2016 by Rich

Papy “Makambo” Abedi Documentary UFC 138 – The Makambo Story – Part 1 UFC 138 – The Makambo Story – Part 2 Source: Jermaine Andrè  Yoji Anjo  Ao Hailin  Shinya Aoki  Andrei Arlovski 

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