Top three shameless pro wrestling copycats in recent memory

I love pro wrestling even though my editor Jack Bratcher still calls it ‘rasslin’. Ahem…Jack I’m looking at you. I occasionally watch Ring of Honor and New Japan when I can but I actively avoid the horrid product that WWE corporate is pumping out today. Rarely I will look up local and regional promotions to … Read more

Rick Story retires from fighting

Rick Story has officially retired from a fighting career that included a 7 year stretch in the UFC where he amassed an admirable 12-7 record . His last bout for the organization was a TKO loss to Cowboy Cerrone back at UFC 202. Almost two years later he began fighting for the Professional Fighting League where he went 2-1. His retirement ends a pro career (21-10) that started back in 2007 . Here is his official announcement which came via Twitter…

We wish you all the best in the future Rick and thanks for all of the memories.

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Dillashaw reportedly dropping to 125 for flyweight title fight

Things are getting freaky in the UFC. Just recently it was announced that the consensus UFC flyweight GOAT Demetrious Johnson was traded to ONE in exchange for undefeated welterweight Ben Askren. Then “confirmed” reports were flying around that the 125 pound division was being shutdown. Keeping that in mind the latest news bit is probably … Read more

Demetrious Johnson talks about his reaction to ONE transfer

When we found out that the UFC was getting Ben Askren we were as happy as one could be about the signing. It ended up being bittersweet because it meant that flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was leaving. The exchange of fighters between the UFC and ONE organizations was groundbreaking to say the least because it … Read more

UFC pound for pound rankings for current roster may be 100 percent accurate

The pound for pound rankings have always been a ‘best guess’ type of list. It is not realistic to take one person’s record at middleweight and compare it to a flyweight’s. Then by using mystical MMA math be expected to compute who is better overall. There are so many variables like depth of division, active … Read more

UFC wants Lesnar way too close to Wrestlemania

Yesterday we reported that Brock Lesnar was close to signing or had already signed a new WWE deal which could interfere with his return to the UFC. Lesnar was supposed to return to face Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight championship but as we saw last weekend that didn’t happen. DC successfully defended his title against … Read more

Even Chael Sonnen was convinced Mayweather was really fighting in RIZIN

Oh, Chael. Sometimes you are too trusting. First we all thought Floyd Mayweather Jr was fighting in RIZIN until he got amnesia today about the type of bout it was, and the audience, and the rules, and and and. He was convincing though, he really was. He was so convincing that Chael P Sonnen himself thought it was going to happen. In the video posted 14 hours before we reported that Mayweather was out of the RIZIN bout, Sonnen was certain it was going to happen. Watch this and you may be convinced it still might.

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In RIZIN retraction Mayweather lost a lot of respect and it’s possibly about the rules

Folks, it’s time to stop smoking the hope-ium. We should have known it was way too good to be true when we saw Floyd Mayweather Jr at a RIZIN press conference. It was announced that he would face one of the best kickboxers alive Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year’s Eve to the surprise of everyone. … Read more

Lesnar’s secret WWE deal that may nix the Cormier bout

WWE insider Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting has potentially uncovered a deal between Brock Lesnar and WWE that could squash his planned fight with heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Here’s what he is reporting… With Reigns out, Lesnar got a new offer from (Vince) McMahon to replace Reigns as his top singles champion. Lesnar agreed secretly to … Read more