[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzfkN42PrVo&hl=en] Matt Hughes will face Thiago Alves this Saturday, June 7 in London England. Hughes is coming off a loss to George St. Pierre. Here we get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the training Matt is doing to try and get back on the winning side of things.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Mjze_rCR98&hl=en] Tim Sylvia will face what many consider the number one ranked Heavyweight Mixed Martial Artist in the world; some even say the best fighter on the planet July 19th on the Aflliction: Banned card in California. The name of that mythical-like opponent for Sylvia is none other than the legendary Fedor Emelianenko. Tim says … Read more
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqg6R9JaIEE&hl=en] This is a video of Dana White backstage at WEC: FABER vs. PULVER in Sacramento this past Sunday night. The previous evening ELITE XC, a rival Mixed Martial Arts organization had aired on CBS presenting a live MMA event on mainstream TV in primetime for the very first time in history. While the quality … Read more
[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
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
Fightlinker is one of my favorite sights because of stuff just like this. This is great. A little something for everyone.
[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
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
After being rumored for the last two days it’s official. Vitor Belfort has signed with the MMA start up promotion Affliction. Vitor has been fighting at 205, but has asked to fight at 185 if possible for Affliction. Also, they are not sure if he will fight on the debut card July 19th in Anaheim … Read more
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