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Bisping-Hamill Overreation
(mrsunshinevegas.wordpress.com)
Is there really a judging credibility issue with the UFC or is the media overplaying it’s hand on what was simply a tight fight?
Submitted Sep 12, 2007 2:03PM by zephead - 7 comments
 
Michael Bisping's Father Attacked In The 02 Arena Car Park
(allaboutmma.com)
"Nobody knows what happend before the press conference" he told us, "Just before I walked in, I got a phone call saying that my dad had been attacked in the car park by several people." Bisping tried to come to his father's aid, but was unable to find him.
Submitted Sep 12, 2007 1:59PM by zephead - 5 comments
 
Ultimate Fighting Could Come To Illinois
(nwitimes.com)
The state will soon begin regulating mixed martial arts, a move that means Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts could be held in Illinois.
Submitted Sep 12, 2007 1:57PM by zephead - 1 comment
 
Blowback at Sports Illustrated.
(sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
So in suggesting in my last column that Pride had been overrated compared to UFC, I learned an important lesson: some SI.com readers swear more than Dana White. Even one of my friends piled it on. But really, it was great to have the debate explode in my inbox. Some of the letter writers made excellent points, like this one:
Submitted Sep 12, 2007 1:55PM by zephead - 2 comments
 
Mark Cuban Sees Bright Future For MMA
(sherdog.com)
Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, is prepared to throw his hat into the MMA ring. Along with business partner Guy Mezger, he's hoping to pool several regional MMA organizations together and have them promote shows that can air on the HDNet Friday Night Fights series. Cuban made big waves last week when he joined in the pursuit of free agent Heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko. Obviously if he's able to get Fedor, and it's possible with the fortune he's amassed, it not only would give his plans instant credibility but could quickly establish him as a legitimate competitor to UFC and IFL. Not to mention a Cuban-Dana White war of words would be very entertaining given Cuban's less-than-cordial relationship with NBA Commissioner David Stern.
Submitted Sep 12, 2007 10:16AM by DCRage - 7 comments
 
Marcus Davis & Houston Alexander Earn Win Bonuses At UFC 75
(mmanews.com)
Marcus Davis has earned $80,000 in win bonuses for his fight at UFC 75, having been given awards for "Fight Of The Night" and "Submission Of The Night", both worth $40,000. Davis defeated Paul Taylor by submission (armbar). The award for "Knockout Of The Night", also worth $40K, went to Houston Alexander for his KO win over Alessio Sakara in 61 seconds. Nice little bonus for the fighters considering their pay for the fight probably won't be that high. These awards UFC gives out are nice incentives for the fighters to go out and put on the best performance they can.
Submitted Sep 12, 2007 10:07AM by DCRage - 4 comments
 
MMAWeekly World Rankings Updated
(mmaweekly.com)
The latest MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, September 12. This system ranks the top ten MMA fighters from all across the world in each of the six largest weight classes, as voted on by MMAWeekly. We take into consideration a fighter's performance in addition to his win-loss record, head-to-head and common opponents, difficulty of opponents, and numerous other factors in what is the most comprehensive rankings system in the sport. As always, fighters who are currently serving drug-related suspensions are not eligible for top ten consideration. Obviously I'm a little surprised that Mirko is still ranked in the top 10 for Heavyweights, and that Cheick Kongo didn't break into the rankings much like Gonzaga did after his win over Mirko.
Submitted Sep 12, 2007 7:24AM by DCRage - 20 comments
 
Gilbert Melendez announces opponent for Strikeforce card
(fiveouncesofpain.com)
“Gorgeous” George Garcia of TAGG Radio has confirmed to Five Ounces of Pain that former Pride lightweight Gilbert Melendez revealed on the show that he’ll be fighting Tetsuji Kato from Shooto on Strikeforce’s next show scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Playboy Mansion.
Submitted Sep 12, 2007 12:00AM by duggy - 11 comments
 
Joe Riggs Leaves WEC For Strikeforce
The Fight Network is reporting, Joe “Diesel” Riggs has asked WEC promoters to release him from the remainder of his contract, so he can pursue a better contract with Strikeforce. Apparently Riggs has signed a contract with Strikeforce to fight on the September 29, Playboy Manson Card. He will likely be fighting for the Strikeforce welterweight title against 41 year old Eugene Jackson.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 9:50PM by komodo20 - 5 comments
 
Michael Bisping Discusses Controversial UFC 75 Victory, Requests Rematch
(mmajunkie.com)
Following his controversial split-decision win over Matt Hamill this past Saturday at UFC 75, Michael Bisping issued comments to Joe Rogan during his post-fight interview and additional comments during the post-fight press conference that angered both fans and critics.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 6:51PM by aznteabagger - 17 comments
 
Karl Gotch: Hooker ... Outsider
(wrestlingperspective.com)
On July 28, 2007, one of the greatest hookers ever to don a pair of tights passed away. But don’t look for any mention in the media, for Karl Gotch died of natural causes and didn’t take anyone with him.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 3:58PM by zephead - 4 comments
 
Ed Fishman Still Making Moves In MMA
(mmaweekly.com)
Despite a stint as the president of Pride’s U.S. operations as the promotion dove into oblivion, casino and entertainment mogul Ed Fishman is still as motivated as ever to make a run at mixed martial arts promotion
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 3:56PM by zephead - 1 comment
 
Why Won’t Anyone Hold Judges Accountable?
(fightlinker.com)
Well, it’s officially “Michael Bipsing / Matt Hamill” day, where all we’re gonna talk about is Michael Bisping, Matt Hamill, bad judging, and other related chicanery. Okay not really, but it certainly feels like it lately. Up first is Dana White’s reaction to the whole situation:
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 3:55PM by zephead - 3 comments
 
Bisping Booed After Hamill Win
(thesun.co.uk)
MICHAEL BISPING won his grudge match against Matt Hamill with a highly controversial split decision in London on Saturday night. The Brit fighter had the bulk of the audience at the O2 Arena on his side but was largely outfought and outfoxed by Ohio's Hamill throughout their three-round contest.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 3:52PM by zephead - 2 comments
 
AM Update – SEPT. 10 Joe Riggs
(thefightnetwork.com)
Joe Riggs (26-9) has no problem fighting for any promotion, as long as he gets a little respect. The seven-time UFC veteran says he recently asked promoters Zuffa LLC. to release him from a four-fight co-promotional contract with its sister organization World Extreme Cagefighting to pursue more lucrative offers that would entail less fights.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 3:50PM by zephead - 2 comments
 
Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Wesley “Cabbage” Correira
(thefightnetwork.com)
Hardcore Championship Fighting promoter Keith Crawford took his Canadian upstart organization up a notch Monday with the signing of Aleksander Emelianenko (11-3-0) to his October 19 HCF 5 show in Calgary, Alberta.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 3:46PM by zephead - 10 comments
 
Marcus Davis Fighting for The Fight
(mmaweekly.com)
"Fresh off a victory over Paul Taylor at UFC 75 Saturday night, "The Irish Hand Grenade," Marcus Davis, spoke with MMAWeekly about the fight, the high kick that nearly finished him, and what he wants his legacy as a fighter to be." How can you not cheer for this guy? Great interview and this guy has a real future. Hes a guy the fans want to see.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 3:19PM by DevonFoxy - 2 comments
 
Matt Hamill's Post-UFC 75 Comments
(mmanews.com)
Matt Hamill has posted his comments on his UFC 75 fight on his Myspace: “I wanted to thank you for all your support following UFC 75. I put a lot of heart into that fight and I feel good about my performance. I am still improving and getting better with more training and to become a well-rounded fighter. I am looking forward to more fights in the near future. PS I want to thank you all for the emails. I have thousands and its hard to respond to all of them but I do try to read them when I have free time and it lifts my spirit. So thank you.” Clearly shows that he's taking it fairly well and trying to learn from it and become a better fighter as a result. You really have to admire his attitude towards everything.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 2:49PM by DCRage - 7 comments
 
UFC 75 Breaks Spike TV and North American Ratings Record
(mmajunkie.com)
"Saturday’s tape-delayed broadcast of UFC 75 scored a 3.1 rating — or, approximately 4.7 million viewers — to set an all-time ratings record for Spike TV. Additionally, the event was the most-watch mixed-martial-arts event ever in North America." Now this is cool and good for the sport
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 2:13PM by DevonFoxy - 5 comments
 
UFC 76 Videos Up..Forrest Disses Shogun
(76.ufc.com)
The preview videos are finally up at 76.ufc.com for the main three bouts. Chuck vs Jardine, Shogun vs Forrest, and Diego vs Fitch. Forrest talks a lot of smack including "I met Shogun, I was sizing him up, he was sizing me up, all I was thinking was, man, I really want to punch that guy in the face." LOL I hope Shogun doesn't see that, Forrest buddy, Shogun is the superior striker, grapper, and has superior takedowns. I wish you the best, but I think you could cry again like when you fought Jardine. I also think Fitch will beat Diego.
Submitted Sep 11, 2007 3:31AM by guccimane - 37 comments
 
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