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

ELITE XC ON CBS IS A SUCCESS ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF VIEWERS WHO TUNED IN

by:  Jack Bratcher Dave Meltzer from The Wrestling Observer has this report: “We don’t have a rating yet, but the news is very encouraging.The half-hours in the 18-49 demo were 1.4, 1.6, 2.1 and 2.4. The first hour was nothing impressive but the second hour was the highest rated in the demo on television for … Read more

Did Kimbo Tap???? video of Press Conference

[dailymotion id=x5mo7p] Rumors have been flying around that Kimbo tapped during his fight with James Thompson and that is why CBS cut the camera away into the crowd.  At the press conference after all of the fights Brett “grim” Rogers said he saw Kimbo tap and a fight almost broke out.  Did Kimbo really tap?  … Read more