Mailbag: GSP, Foreman, and More (Yahoo Article)
I don't hate Georges St. Pierre. I don't hate Georges St. Pierre. I don't hate Georges St. Pierre.
Many of you think I have it in for the former UFC welterweight champion, who returns to the octagon on Saturday at UFC 74 against Josh Koscheck, after reading my column about him last week.
Opportunity Knocking For GG
The stars have clearly aligned for Gabriel Gonzaga.
He defeated one of the greatest heavyweight fighters of all time in the most spectacular fashion possible in April, he has a heavyweight title fight against one of mixed martial arts’ most celebrated fighters, and he is about one month away from the day his wife gives birth to his first son.
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).