Randy Couture: Captain Comeback
Not bad for an old man."
With those now famous words, Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Famer Randy Couture penned another remarkable chapter in what has become an implausible career.
Planet Tapout 8.21.07: It's All About the Chedda!
What's keeping fighters from earning the same paydays as boxers? Could we see a multi-million dollar payday in MMA? Lotfi Sariahmed examines those questions and more in this week's Planet Tapout! All that plus Miscellaneous Musings and This Week in Fight Picks!
Sylvia Vs. Vera announced
The Ultimate Fighting Championship today confirmed a fight between former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia and undefeated Brandon Vera. The bout will take place at UFC 77 on Oct. 20 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Alexander Emelianenko Unlikely Headed to the UFC Soon
Despite the UFC’s recent influx of heavyweight talent — including Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum — one fighter that probably won’t be added to the mix is Alexander Emelianenko, a top-ranked heavyweight and the younger brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko
Foreman Wrote the Book On Fighting After 40
Had the sport of mixed martial arts been around in 1966, the history of boxing may have taken a vastly different turn. That's because two-time boxing heavyweight champion George Foreman said he would have chosen MMA instead of boxing had it been available to him.
MMANews.com Pre-UFC 74 Interview With Joe Stevenson
MMANews.com's own Chris Howie recently caught up with top UFC Lightweight contender Joe "Daddy" Stevenson to discuss his upcoming fight at UFC 74, among a number of other topics. Below is a complete transcript of the interview conducted on Sunday, August 19, 2007.
Randy Couture Fight Odds
Randy Couture comes into UFC 74 as a slight underdog. The 40 plus Randy Couture fight odds were listed at even odds compared to Gabriel Gonzaga's favorite status (-130).
An Interview With Cub Swanson, WEC Featherweight Contender
Kodiak MMA: First of all, I’d like to thank you for making time to talk with us for a bit. Before we get to your upcoming fight with Little Evil, I want to congratulate you on your most recent win – and a dominating one – against Micah Miller. There seemed to be some real bad blood there before the match. Was there?
Gonzaga Sniffs Out His Biggest Opportunity
Gabriel Gonzaga's nickname, "Napao," literally translates from Portuguese as "big nose." But the man who will challenge Randy Couture for the UFC heavyweight championship Saturday night has an average-sized honker. So how did he end up with such a title?
Heavy and Super Heavy event
Since there has been trouble with putting super heavyweight fighters into American fight cards, this card would be taking place in Canada and would be headlined with a superfight between Sapp and fellow K-1 veteran Mark Hunt.