Remembering the King: Yes, Michael Jackson was a UFC fan

If you’re wondering why #RIPMichaelJackson is trending on Twitter today, it’s because it was on this day five years ago that the King of Pop died under what can only be described as dubious circumstances. We don’t really know how much Michael Jackson enjoyed MMA or if he might have been a fighter had his … Read more

UFC 91 Live Gate

At the post fight press conference Dana White announced UFC 91 took in $4.8 million at the gate. The MGM Grand Garden Arena drew a crowd of 14,272, nearly a sell out.

Billed as the “biggest fight in UFC history” the card did not disappoint at the box office.

While the UFC’s pay-per-view numbers traditionally do not get released, they are required by state law to make their live gate numbers public.

UFC 91 earned the recognition of being the fourth highest grossing live gate in the company’s history. With UFC 66, 83 and 79 ahead of Saturday’s card.

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Dana White Made his “Special Announcement” Tonight on Spike TV

by:  Jack Bratcher He did it to us again.  Dana got everyone riled up once again siimply by uttering the words, “special announcement.”  As we first reported on Thursday, July 24th, tonight was supposed to be the night the President of the UFC was to deliver some type of special announcement.  Everytime Dana White does this, … Read more

DONG HYUN KIM WILL PILEDRIVE YOUR MOTHER

UFC 85 featured Nate Marquardt with his head-spiking piledriver using near flawless technique. And in UFC 84 we had Dong Hyun Kim dropping Jason Tan on his noggin’. Will this be a new trend in MMA? Never mind that it’s totally an illegal move; but for some reason the refs aren’t calling it. While Kim’s … Read more

Lyoto Machida was Dana White’s Assassin

by: Jack Bratcher Dana White told Las Vegas radio personality, Steve Cofield that Lyoto Machida was his “assassin” he hand picked to beat Tito Ortiz. I knew it instinctively but to hear him actually verbalize it was an important confirmation. Dana had also said in the weeks leading up to UFC 84 that he wanted … Read more

TITO ORTIZ HOLDS HIS OWN POST-FIGHT PRESS CONFERENCE AT UFC 84 (VIDEO)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU08Qb0VrN0&hl=en] Watch as Tito Ortiz starts doing his own post-fight press conference at UFC 84 before Dana White and the other fighters even get there. You can hear Jenna urge him own with shouts of “freedom of the press” and “take it outside, the reporters will follow.” Please like & share:

Tito’s Triangle at UFC 84

This was Tito’s only hope; a last minute triangle to armbar attempt that quickly failed. Lyoto Machida went on to win a unanimous decision in which could very well be Tito Ortiz’s last fight in the UFC. Notice Tito’s raw leg in the picture; tell tale sign of Machida’s leg kicks. Please like & share:

Michael Jackson was at UFC 84

It’s true, Michael Jackson is evidently a fan of The Ultimate Fighting Championship as evidenced by his appearance at UFC 84. Attendees report seeing the King of Pop wheeled into the arena in a wheelchair just in time for the Tito Ortiz vs. Lyoto Machida match with his face covered with a hood and sporting … Read more

The “Dragon-style” of Lyoto Machida

There’s been so much talk about Lyoto Machida that I had to watch his fight with Tito Ortiz again today. Now I’ve seen it three times in its entirety.  It seems there are two schools of thought on Machida and nothing in-between. On the one side we have the people who say he was running … Read more