It is no secret that I personally think Ariel Helwani is a giant douche. ProMMANow has no issue with Helwani, but I do. Protected by the laws of men from getting corkscrewed by asking dumb/inflammatory questions, Helwani struts as if he’s one of the important people in MMA media when actually he is a colossal … Read more
No clue how we missed this: A South Carolina woman, Helen Ann Williams, was arrested on Christmas Day for stabbing her common-law husband with a ceramic squirrel the night before. His crime? Heading out to buy beer, finding the store closed, and thus returning home to his wife empty-handed – it was Christmas Eve, after all. His … Read more
The bosses are all together to talk in the beginning of the episode as Nick Diaz’s places a call toD ana White. We learn White’s winning streak continues but it costs him his gambling rights at The Palms. Good situation to be in right? We get more Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier and a little bit of the behind the scenes at media day.
Matt “The Immortal” Brown might be riding the biggest hype train in the UFC right now. He’s won his last seven fights, six by knockout, most recently stopping Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 40 earlier this month in one of the most memorable fights we’ve seen in some time — and one of the … Read more
The Bellator Summer Series kicks off with Bellator’s return to WinStar World Casino on Friday, June 6th live on Spike TV. The event features the last three fights in the opening round of the light heavyweight tournament, the debut of James “Colossus” Thompson and Sokoudjou, as well as a full card of local talent.
On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, host Karyn Bryant and reporter Ariel Helwani were joined by analysts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen in anticipation of UFC 173 which is highlighted by TJ Dillashaw taking on Renan Barao in a bantamweight title fight. Additionally, FOX Sports 1 contributor Daniel Cormier puts his undefeated MMA record on the line in a bout against MMA legend Dan Henderson with the winner likely to get a title shot in the light heavyweight division.
It’s round 1, I’m not too sweaty yet and find myself trying to lock up an inverted triangle. But as I try to switch to a scissors lock/armbar, my opponent starts to stand up. Looking back, that’s when I should’ve let go, but hindsight is 20/20 as they say. Now look at me, I’m a … Read more
So did you watch TUF 19 last night? If you did you are still probably scratiching your head at the decision that was made. The fight was between Ian Stephens and Roger Zapata. It goes to the third round where referee Steve Mazagatti takes a point from Zapata for illegal elbows. I don’t know what the protocol really is, but it seems they made some new rule on the fly like circle the fighter that you thought won. Something like that.
With all the buzz surrounding the main card at UFC 173 this weekend, it’s easy to forget the potential for fireworks in the talent-rich preliminary broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Before TUF alum TJ Dillashaw challenges the dominant champion Renan Barão for the bantamweight strap live on PPV, another prospect produced by The Ultimate Fighter … Read more