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  1. Fedor's Popularity
    even without the machinery of hyping and promoting Fedor like the UFC is giving its Fighters, Fedor is Unexpectedly Popular Around the World according to Google Trends...
  2. Fedor's Training With Aleks For Josh Barnett Is Looking Good
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41S1e6BxQzQ&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyKpU8htiXY&feature=player_embedded...
  3. Not So Fast, Tito
    In a video interview we recently posted with Tito Ortiz shot this past weekend in Pittsburgh, "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" said that he is set to start his own organization, Punishment Fighting...
  4. PAUL BUENTELLO: "EVERYBODY'S COUNTING ME OUT"
    The hype train hasn’t even begun to roll yet, and Paul “The Headhunter” Buentello (27-10) feels he’s been cast as the underdog for his fight with Gilbert Yvel at Affliction "Trilogy." And that’s...
  5. New and Improved UFC 101 Poster
    Just saw this on Wiki, looks better than the first. Couldn't find a bigger one anywhere, so this is all for now.
  6. Abu Dabhi Qualifiers!!!!
    Hey I am going to the ADCC Qualifiers in Grand Rapids Michigan on September 12th. I was wondering if their are scouts their and if people who win the intermediate divisions get to go to the national...
  7. BAS RUTTEN
    Does anyone think if bas rutten made a full time comeback to mma he could still be a force to be reconed with, hes still in great shape, has lots of experiance and can still hit as hard as he ever...
  8. Quinton Jackson vs Mauricio Rua??
    If this fight happened in the ufc who would win... RAMPAGE 1ST RD KO/TKO And i already know it has happened but that was then but what about now WHO WOULD WIN????
  9. Georges St.Pierre vs Anderson Silva???
    This would be the best fight ever in UFC History and i would go see it Live! for sure no doubt
  10. If Dan Severn came back to the UFC??
    Should the UFC bring back UFC hall of famer Dan Severn. yeah hes 51 years old but can still fight.
  11. Rich Franklin vs. Luiz Cane
    Luiz Cane recently called out Rich Franklin. Both men have NOT signed for their next fights and I believe this match-up is main event worthy. Both men are southpaws. Rich Franklin is an akward...
  12. Affliction Trilogy: 18 Bout Swan Song?
    With the addition of the Gomi bout to the card, this pushes it up to 18 fights, with maybe less than half making it on-air. It doesn't seem wise for a company with exorbitant contracts, limited...
  13. Dana's video blogs...
    Is anyone able to possibly host Dana's video blogs on a site other than YouTube? It's blocked for me and, for the first time, I'm interested in watching what's going on leading up to UFC 100. Or if...
  14. Which up-and-comers are you NOT sold on quite yet?
    This thread isn't meant to bash fighters, so if that's your intention, go to Sherdog. I've just been thinking to myself lately about how fast people start jumping on the bandwagon and calling...
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  15. Rabi's MMA Playground League
    I have an idea to set up a new league. I will look to get this set up for UFC 100. I will set a deadline of July 10th for players. There is no limit on how many people enter. The way it will work is...
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  16. Do you agree???
    do you guys think Clay Guida would fight better if he cut his hair, because its always in his eyes or in his mouth. I personally think he would fight better
  17. DEEP Women's Flyweight Champion Satoko Shinashi Gives Birth
    Since it'll be news to a few of her fans here...It's a boy according to Japan-MMA (she gave birth Sunday at 1:24 PM Japan time, or roughly 1:24 AM ET) and it means that, although no date is set,...
  18. 5 UFC LW fights that need to happen.
    Sanchez VS Sherk Franca VS Stevenson Wiman VS Cole Etim Vs Nover Neer VS Guida Lauzon VS Manyard or Guida Vs Manyard Neer Vs Lauzon What do you think???
  19. WARNING: Don't Fight GSP says Gatorade ad
    Video
  20. UFC fighters you think are the next big thing
    I mean mostly newcomers, but also if there is a vet that is an odd pick Ithrow him in. LW- Frankie Edgar (my odd vet pick right away), Maynard, Escudero.- I think these three can eventually hang with...
  21. Do you ever get nervous or anxious...
    ...in the days leading up to a fight...THAT YOU'LL ONLY BE WATCHING AND NOT ACTUALLY PARTICIPATING IN?!?? Jeez...at this point, you'd think I was in line for a title shot if I won a fight tomorrow...
  22. Nastiest Cauliflower Ears Ever
    Found this gallery of some of the nastiest cauliflower ears I've ever seen, I'm so glad my ears don't look like this yet. check it out here:...
  23. Chris Leben
    Im curious what the playground thinks about Lebens future in the UFC. He obviously has had a huge set back testing positive for steroids. Im a huge Leben fan (yes a nuthugger) and would like to see...
  24. honest fight
    honestly**** cb dalloway V.S. kaleb starnes
  25. Fedor On Time Magazine
    http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1909703,00.html Imagine a pro quarterback with Peyton Manning's talent playing up in the Canadian Football League instead of the NFL. Or picture Tiger...
  26. Heather Nichols discusses awkward interview with 'Rampage' Jackson
    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jimmy_traina/07/09/heather.nicholes-not-happy-with-rampage-jackson/index.html In a video that went viral earlier this week, UFC's Quinton "Rampage"...
  27. UFC vs. ??
    This is a ? similar to the pride vs ufc debate. There is no real point in asking whick org is going to rival the ufc because I think at this point in the game zuffa took the mma "ball" and is running...
  28. Rules Debate my friends and I where having.
    During the Mir Lesnar fight Brock was grabing Mir by the throat. I didn't feel he was holding his chin I thought he was clearly grabing the throat the UFC rules state: 11. Throat strikes of any kind,...
  29. 206-290 HW division
    I know this has been done to death but after lastnights brurtal beatdown (murder) of Frank Mir It pushed me to the edge on the subject. Not taking anything from Brocks win but his size and strength...
  30. ADCC videogame
    How do you think a game based on the ADCC submission wrestling championships would sell?
  31. Yoshihiro Akiyama's entrance song?
    Does anyone know the name of the song or artist that Akiyama walked out to at UFC 100?
  32. Brock Lesnar vs Fedor Emelianenko
    Now that Brock Lesnar acquired his revenge, do we see a rematch against Mir? I hope not and we can expect Brock Lesnar vs Fedor Emelianenko soon as Dana White Promised UFC fans at the post UFC press...
  33. Mark Coleman vs. Wanderlei Silva
    Mark Coleman and Wanderlei Silva both have a history, Wanderlei wanted to fight him but the fight never took place. I think the UFC should put this fight together. They has a small skirmish in the...
  34. Buffer 3*60!
    Buffer 3*60! He did it!
  35. UFC 105 Main Event - What Could It Be?
    UFC 105 is scheduled to take place in Manchester, UK, on November 14th. It would be a great time to have either a Heavyweight or Welterweight Title fight, or pushing it a Lightweight or Middleweight...
  36. DREAM 10 - Get the card together already!
    So it looks like we're at only 5 pickable fights since DREAM is so slow to officially announce fights. It appears that Cro Cop vs. Mighty Mo is off with Cro Cop set to face Dos Santos in 2 months at...
  37. Igor "Ice Cold" Vovchanchyn To Return In Action
    http://nightmareofbattle.wordpress.com Fighting Mixed Combative have announced that Igor Vovchanchyn will make his comeback at Fighting Mixed Combative’s second event in September. A representative...
  38. Martial Arts Hall of Fame
    I dont know if this has been posted in the past or not. For those who didnt already know there is a real martial arts hall of fame and with some impressive names on the list. Here is the link to...
  39. Taz Trashes Joe Rogan, Talks Lesnar's UFC 100 Fight
    [url]http://www.wrestlezone.com/news/article/taz-trashes-joe-rogan-talks-lesnars-ufc-100-fight-more-80615[/url] The following is the latest Facebook blog from former WWE star and soon-to-be TNA...
  40. Tag Team Submission Wrestling/Grappling Bout
    This video is 100% legit. Seriously. And, although a little silly at one point with some "illegal double-teaming", not too shabby. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shiwbKn-5kk&feature=player_embedded...
  41. UFC Fan Expo: Spotlighting Tomorrow's Champions Today
    A few of the videos from the submission grappling tournament at the Fan Expo are online (I put a few in the Videos section) and this one really caught my eye-witness the UFC Champions of tomorrow...
  42. What if Fedor loses to Barnett?
    Not many people think this will happen, but what if it did? what would that do to the HW division? Would Dana still bring Fedor over? Would he bring Barnett instead? would Fedor still be considered...
  43. Melvin Manhoef in the UFC...
    ...how do you think he'd do? I'd LOVE to see him in the UFC, personally.
  44. rate the custom fight card above you
    I thought this might be a fun idea. Basicly you create your own fight card and the next person to post rates it,and gives their opinion on who would win each match you set up. They in turn,then...
  45. Bitetti Combat: Jeff Monson vs Pedro Rizzo in the works for Sept. 12
    A heavyweight battle between stocky grappling guru Jeff “The Snowman” Monson (30-8) and former WVC heavyweight champion Pedro Rizzo (16-9) is in the works for “Bitetti Combat” from Rio de Janeiro,...
  46. Should Helio Gracie be in the UFC Hall Of Fame?
    I was just thinking about this after I saw an interview Royce did with MMAWeekly. He says Rorion got the idea for the UFC from his father and the things he did in Brazil, and how Helio brought...
  47. Champs after next title fights
    Lesnar vs Carwin/Velesquez Machida vs. Shogun Silva vs Henderson (Rumored, it also could be Marquardt/ Maia) GSP vs. Swick/ Kappman Penn vs. Florian
  48. Carwin vs Lesnar opinions
    I think that carwin is the only guy right now that i see having a shot against lesnar i would put my money on carwin in that fight just because carwin has the same amount or maybe even more power...
  49. For those Gamblers -- Great Dream 10 Odds
    for those of you who gamble... the Dream 10 Odds have just been posted on Sportsbook.com Vitor Shaolin Ribeiro is a +190 underdog against Aoki....Aoki is one dimensional and Shaolin is better at that...
  50. How different would Silva/Maia be from Silva/Thales?
    Now I know this may not be a popular thing to say but I feel it needs to be discussed. I have been a fan of Maia his past few fights. His BJJ is amazing and he has easily put down some bigger names...
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