Why is FOX reminding us they are the home of the UFC?

A short video was released on the UFC Youtube channel a couple of days ago entitled “FOX Sports 1: Home of the UFC”. FOX Sports 1 has been the home of the UFC since the company inked a deal in 2011 and aired the first UFC event on November 12, 2011. The deal was reportedly … Read more

Ronda Rousey makes Forbes list of world’s highest paid female athletes

MMA’s most dangerous female Ronda Rousey is at an all-time high popularity-wise and people not even familiar with the sport know who she is thanks to movies, magazine covers and commercials. The Judo Olympic medalist is a success inside and outside the UFC octagon and has even broken into the Forbes list of The World’s … Read more

Tony Stewart will not be charged in death of Kevin Ward Jr.

Prosecutors announced Wednesday that a grand jury will not bring charges against Tony Stewart in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. which took place on August 9 in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said the victim, Kevin Ward Jr., was under the influence of marijuana the night he was killed “enough … Read more

Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR this weekend first time since Kevin Ward Jr’s death

Tony Stewart will return to the track and NASCAR Sprint Cup racing this weekend in Atlanta for the first time since the death of Kevin Ward Jr. on Aug. 9th. An on-going investigation is still underway regarding Ward’s death and NASCAR is opting not to comment on the Tony Stewart situation until their press conference … Read more

Was Tony Stewart at fault in death of Kevin Ward Jr.? *Video*

NASCAR’s Tony Stewart was involved in a crash that killed another driver named Kevin Ward Jr. on a dirt track in upstate New York. In the video below, you can see Ward Jr. crash and then get out of his car to walk toward oncoming traffic and looks like he is pointing towards Stewart as … Read more

NASCAR driver Jeffrey Earnhardt wins MMA debut at Fight Lab 25

Jeffery Earnhardt, the grandson of legendary NASCAR champion racer Dale Earnhardt and nephew of the successful Dale Earnhardt JR, has some enormous shoes to fill in the race world. The Nationwide Series racer has blazed his own path however, in representing racecar drivers as athletes.

UFC champ Dominick Cruz to be honorary Pace Car Driver at Subway Fresh Fit 500

Dominick Cruz, Renan Barao, UFC on FUEL TV 7

The Ultimate Fighting Championship®’s bantamweight champion, and one of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter® Live coaches, Dominick Cruz, is headed to Phoenix to act as Honorary Pace Car Driver for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ on Sunday, March 4 at Phoenix International Raceway.

Dana White Talladega video blog with Chuck Liddell

Dana White and Chuck Liddell along with their kids, take a little road trip to Talladega to hang out with the NASCAR folk. It’s the UFC President and “The Iceman’s” first visit to a NASCAR event and they get the royal treatment complete with Alabama moonshine. They get to ride in the pace car too. Where’s Ricky Bobby?
Part 1

Part 2 after the jump…

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XCF: RUMBLE IN RACE TOWN results & NASCAR drivers give opinion on MMA

XTREME CAGEFIGHTING FEDERATION’S – XCF: RUMBLE IN RACE TOWN went down last night in Daytona, FL. The highly anticipated event was considered part of the pre-race festivities for the DAYTONA 500 that takes place today. In fact, many NASCAR drivers and owners were expected to be at the fights and some of the fighters for sure will be attending the race today.

In the main event, Frank “Twinkle” Toes Trigg (19-6) defeated local fighter, Danny Babcock (5-2) by unanimous decision. After the fight, Trigg announced he will most likely be moving back to middleweight which he feels is his optimum weight class. Reports have stated he seemed a bit gassed after round one. Also on the card, TUF playboy, Blake Bowman (2-2), gave up a first round TKO loss to Ryan Keenan (3-0).

XCF: RUMBLE IN RACE TOWN results:

Frank Trigg def. Danny Babcock by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Zak Cummings def. Terry Martin by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jesse Taylor def. Gert Kocani by submission (rear naked choke) in Rd 2, 4:45
Marcus Jones def. John Juarez by TKO (punches) in Rd 1, 1:39
T.J. Cook def. Scott Harper by KO (punch) in Rd 1, 1:37
Todd Cutler def. Jeremy May by TKO (punches) in Rd 1, 4:07
Gilbert Burgos def. Chris Thorne by TKO (doctor stoppage) in Rd 1, 1:17
Ryan Keenan def. Blake Bowman by TKO (strikes) in Rd 1, 4:29

NASCAR drivers comment on MMA after the jump…

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Randy Couture to drive at NASCAR event

by:  Jack Bratcher

He is a mixed martial arts legend.  He is the only person ever to hold the UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight titles.  He is a trainer, coach, entrepreneur, and actor.  He is a race car driver?  Well sort of.  Randy Couture will serve as honorary race official and will drive the pace car at the Pepsi 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday, August 31 in San Bernardino County, California.  Couture will be leading the herd to the green flag from behind the wheel of the official Chevrolet pace car according to the Xtreme Couture blog.

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