Five Ounces of Pain: Couture's greatest hits
If you're sick of all the public displays of affection from the media toward UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture, then you might want to stop reading. This is yet another column about how Couture defied the odds and once again proved the oddsmakers wrong with his third-round TKO over Gabriel Gonzaga during UFC 74 last Saturday.
Jujitsu, known as “the gentle art,” has exploded in popularity during the past decade largely because of mixed martial art leagues such as the Ultimate Fighting Championships and the Pride Fighting Championships. Here in Tracy, a living legend is teaching his family’s own brand of the martial art.
Taking Sacrifice to a Whole New Level
Nobody questioned Brett Ludeke when he walked into his office with a fresh black eye. Even if somebody asked him how he had gotten it, he wouldn't have been able to tell them. He had no idea who punched him; there were too many possibilities.
James Thompson joins Team Extreme Couture!
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UFC offers Fedor $2mill per
Tagg Radio has heard from a very reliable source in Fedor's camp that the UFC has offered Fedor Emelianenko two million dollars per fight for four fights. Fedor's deal will also allow him to fight in Russia. Emelianenko's camp is on their way back to Russia to as we speak to hopefully seal the deal.
Robbie Lawler Signs Four-Fight Deal With EliteXC
Former UFC contender and current Icon middleweight champion Robbie Lawler (14-4 MMA, 4-3 UFC) probably won’t return to the UFC’s thin 185-pound division anytime soon
UFCjunkie.com (www.ufcjunkie.com) has confirmed with Elite Xtreme Combat (EliteXC) officials that Lawler has signed a new four-fight deal with the organization.
Hamill Ready to Settle Unfinished Business
When Matt Hamill stepped into the Octagon in his home state of Ohio this past March, he said he could feel the crowd, which for a deaf person is probably as close as they will get to the sensation of hearing. That made it an emotional night to say the least for the light heavyweight prospect, who then went on to delight his fans with a first round stoppage of Rex Holman at UFC 68.
It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot: MMA May Be On It's Way To New York
“I think it’s barbaric and I don’t think it’s appropriate to have it in New York,” Governor George Pataki said in 1997. “A disgraceful, animalistic and disgusting contest which can result in severe injuries to contestants and sets an abominable example for our youth,” state senator Roy Goodman called it the same year.
Miletich Confirms Hughes Departure
You know a sport is maturing when institutions come to an end.
In Iowa, one of the world’s most prolific coaches has bid farewell to one of his star pupils - former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes has amicably split from longtime mentor Pat Miletich to start his own fight team, with plans to open a gym out of his home state of Illinois.