BAS RUTTEN COMMENTS ON KIMBO SLICE VS. JAMES THOMPSON FIGHT (VIDEO)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReFGCmr_QOw&rel=0] Here’s an interview Jake Shields did with Bas Rutten right after the Elite XC fight Kimbo Slice and James “The Colossus” Thompson. Bas seemed to think the fight was stopped too early also. Bas also says Kimbo didn’t cross his legs during the guillatine submission attempt and therefore Thompson was able to roll out … Read more

KIMBO SLICE MUG SHOT

Street-Fighter turned MMA fighter, Kimbo Slice (real name: Kevin Ferguson) was arrested by Miami Beach cops in May 2002 on gun and open container charges. The weapons charge against Slice, who was 28 years old at the time (he’s 33 now), was dropped. He entered a no contest plea to the open container charge and … Read more

A LOOK A THIAGO ALVES GETTING READY FOR MATT HUGHES AT UFC 85 THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 7

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvPP2wZCuvQ&hl=en] Thiago Alves faces Matt Hughes, the former UFC Welterweight Champ, at UFC 85 this coming Saturday in London, England. The event will be broadcast on Pay-Per-View. Thiago trains with American Top Team. Other fighters who train with American Top Team are Jeff Monson, Denis Kang, Din Thomas, Cole Miller, and Antonio Silva to name … Read more

REFEREE OF KIMBO SLICE FIGHT RESPONDS TO CONTROVERSY

by: Jack Bratcher It’s always very interesting to hear from the referees after controversial fights to find out why they made the calls that they did. Questions, conspiracy theories, and even some disgust seemed to abound after EliteXC’s Saturday Night Fights on CBS. So what better person to talk to than the referee who was … Read more

Bas Says Kimbo Should Have Lost

Bas Rutten gave his thoughts on the Kimbo vs. Thompson fight and was honest in doing so.  He stated that he thought the fight should have been stopped in the second round because Kimbo did nothing to improve his situation during the numerous elbows he took to the head while on the ground.  I respect … Read more

WEC Fighter Pay Out

The total disclosed payroll for the event was $260,000. The average salary was $11,818. Urijah Faber took home the largest purse of the night at 44k.  What do the people think?  Good payout, or not enough?  I think that it was pretty good overall.   These are not the most marketable fighters, so that considered, they … Read more

“WHY MMA IS WRONG!” – The worst article I have ever read

First of all I want you to read this article on “Why MMA (mixed martial arts) is wrong according to someone called MODI at sportsonmymind.com. Here’s the part of the article called “Why MMA is wrong”: “MMA is violence’s greatest reality show. Yes, there are other examples — but even pro wrestling and TV are … Read more

Mixed Martial Arts on 60 Minutes: a look back

Mixed Martial Arts being shown on Prime Time Televsion inevitably ignites all the talk about its affect on today’s society. Is it good for us? Is it bad for us? Too violent? Too vulgar? Take a look back a little over a year ago when this segment about MMA was shown on sixty minutes. As … Read more