“The Ultimate Fighter 10: Heavyweights”- episode 5 recap

Recently labeled “The Snitch” by his teammates, Matt Mitrione is battling through an injury to his shoulder during training, and wants to get a good old fashioned NFL cortisone shot to help out the injury.

Team “Rampage” is getting in a training session, with Coach “Rampage” reflecting on his 0-4 start. It’s easy to see that the losses are taking a toll on “Rampage”, as the coaching staff concentrates on Zak Jensen’s ground game, or lack there of.

The house has been pretty tame up to this point with the big men, but Wes Sims seems to think that Jensen has had some extra fun in the shower, nearly causing him to roll his ankle from the slip-n-slide action.

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King Of The Cage: Level One-Results

This King Of The Cage event took place October 18, at the Lake Of The Torches Casino in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin.  The fight results are as follows:
  • (Amateur) Jon Barker VS Dave Cawall – Winner: Jon Barker via TKO at 1:00 of round 3
  • (Amateur) Michael Diak VS Damian Metz – Winner: Damian Metz via Rear Naked Choke at 1:48 of round 1
  • (Amateur) Joe Krus VS Maurice Oneil – Winner: Maurice Oneil via Rear Naked Choke at 0:40 of round 1
  • (Amateur) Shane Cadotte VS Bilal Crager – Winner: Shane Cadotte via Majority Decision after three, 3 minute rounds
  • (Amateur) Mike Maki VS Chris Skoglund – Winner: Mike Maki via Rear Naked Choke at 0:22 of round 1
  • (Amateur) Adam Kope VS Ray Bohm – Winner: Adam Kope via Tapout (strikes) at 2:21 of round 1
  • (Amateur) Eric Moon VS EJ Vasquez – Winner: Eric Moon via Unanimous Decision after three, 3 minute rounds
  • (Amateur) Ryan White VS Jimmy Zidek – Winner: Jimmy Zidek via Unanimous Decision after three, 3 minute rounds
  • (Amateur) Justin Krumplitch VS Jimmy Fritz – Winner: Jimmy Fritz via TKO (Strikes) at 2:29 of round 1
  • (Professional) Darrell Mitchell VS Miles Jury – Winner: Miles Jury via TKO (Elbows) at 0:57 of round 1
  • (Professional) Marcus Reynolds VS Whisper Goodman – Winner: Whisper Goodman via Unanimous Decision after three, 3 minute rounds

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MMA in North Carolina – Carolina Crown Results

CFP: Carolina Crown took place October 11th at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Raleigh native and TUF 8 alumnus, Brandon Garner was victorious in winning the CFP Bantamweight Championship.

Also, WEC Veteran Bryan Baker stepped up on short notice to win the CFP Middleweight Championship.  The Fight results are as follows:

  • Jon Owens defeats Dustin Pague via KO (Strikes) Rd. 1
  • Matt Tiara defeats Lee Stuckey via submission (heel hook) Rd. 2
  • Roger Carroll defeats Marcus Thomas via submission (guillotine) Rd. 1
  • Byron Bloodworth defeats Will Hagerty via Split Decision
  • Steve Banks defeats Jeremy Stevens via TKO (strikes) Rd. 1
  • Jessie Riggleman defeats Valentin Bueno via submission (rear naked choke) Rd. 1
  • Brandon Garner defeats Seth Marquez via submission Rd. 1
    CFP Bantamweight Championship
  • Bryan Baker defeats Aitor Canup via KO (punch) — Rd. 1
    CFP Middleweight Championship

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PRO MMA Exclusive – Seth Petruzelli sets the record straight

by:  Cory Brady

In the years to come one may possibly look back on the MMA career of Seth Petruzelli and define it pre- and post-Kimbo, depending on how things unfold over the next few weeks and months ahead.

PRO MMA had a talk with Seth prior to his appearance at the EliteXC event on Oct. 4 where he was scheduled to fight Aaron Rosa. None of us had any inclination whatsoever Seth would be fighting Kimbo Slice, least of all Seth himself. But destiny has a funny way of working itself out regardless of our plans or intentions.

As we spoke with Seth prior to the Oct. 4th event, he had this to say, “I know I still have a few fans out there but I’ve been out for a year so my name has kind of gotten lost in the mix so I’m definitely looking to come in and make a big splash in EliteXC.

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Evan Tanner – Rest in Peace

Evan Tanner , former UFC middleweight champion, is no longer with us.  He was found deceased Monday, September 8th near Palo Verde, California.

Tanner wrote often in his blogs on Myspace.com and Spike.com about taking trips into the wild to get his head straight and as he would put it, “cleanse himself”.  He had expressed interest in taking another trip recently. Here is a portion of Tanner’s blog on Spike.com from August 16th, 2008.

“I’ve been gathering my gear for this adventure for over a month, not a long time by most standards, but far too long for my impatient nature. Being a minimalist by nature, wanting to carry only the essentials, and being extremely particular, it has been a little difficult to find just the right equipment. I plan on going so deep into the desert, that any failure of my equipment, could cost me my life. I’ve been doing a great deal of research and study. I want to know all I can about where I’m going, and I want to make sure I have the best equipment.

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The Mad Files- “Bamboo”

By- The Mad One Here at ProMMA we like to profile young, talented, and up and coming MMA fighters as much as possible.  Today we will talk with a guy named Joe Wissman, but if you yell “Joe” at him across the room, he probably will not even notice you are speaking to him.  Why?  Because “Bamboo” … Read more

UFC 86: JACKSON vs. GRIFFIN – RESULTS, COMMENTARY, & PLAY-BY-PLAY

by: Jack Bratcher Tyson Griffin vs. Marcus Aurelio – Lightweight Round 1: Feeling out. Griffin’s ankles are taped heavily. Crowd already restless. Exchanging punches. Tyson throws Marcus down and goes in for some ground and pound while standing. Big shots by Griffin. Marcus looking for a triangle. Griffin in full gaurd of Marcus. Aurelio looking … Read more