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

DANA WHITE CALLS ELITE XC SHOW ON CBS “HORRENDOUS”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4586aWw5xyw&hl=en] Dana White responds to a critic who says our society has sunk to a new low with the broadcast of EliteXC’s display of Mixed Martial Arts on CBS this past Saturday NIght. White agrees that what was shown on Saturday Night with the EliteXC event was “horrendous.”

Great Deals on PRIDE FC DVDs

Just received this in the mail. It is PRIDE FC #1 – From The Tokyo Dome. I noticed on Amazon the other day that pretty much all of their PRIDE DVD’s were about half price. You can find new and used DVDs and get some really good deals. I also recently got some Rumble on … Read more

ELITE XC SHOW ON CBS A HUGE SUCCESS. BUT…

At least as far as ratings go, it will be called a success and the most watched MMA show of all time. Here’s the latest report from Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer: “Elite XC a huge success The show did a 2.7 rating in prime time based on the fast nationals. The final rating … Read more

RESULTS & THOUGHTS – – – WEC (WORLD EXTREME CAGEFIGHTING) – FABER vs. PULVER June 1, 2008

WEC (WORLD EXTREME CAGEFIGHTING) – FABER vs. PULVER June 1, 2008 by: Jack Bratcher This event took place in Sacramento, California at the Arco Arena and was shown Live on the Versus Television Station. Rob McCullough vs. Kenny Alexander – Frank Mir commentating, said it perfectly, this fight looked like a sparring match. He said … Read more