DANA WHITE’S THOUGHTS ON THE ELITE XC FIGHTS ON CBS (VIDEO)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqg6R9JaIEE&hl=en] This is a video of Dana White backstage at WEC: FABER vs. PULVER in Sacramento this past Sunday night. The previous evening ELITE XC, a rival Mixed Martial Arts organization had aired on CBS presenting a live MMA event on mainstream TV in primetime for the very first time in history. While the quality … Read more

BAS RUTTEN COMMENTS ON KIMBO SLICE VS. JAMES THOMPSON FIGHT (VIDEO)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReFGCmr_QOw&rel=0] Here’s an interview Jake Shields did with Bas Rutten right after the Elite XC fight Kimbo Slice and James “The Colossus” Thompson. Bas seemed to think the fight was stopped too early also. Bas also says Kimbo didn’t cross his legs during the guillatine submission attempt and therefore Thompson was able to roll out … Read more

KIMBO SLICE MUG SHOT

Street-Fighter turned MMA fighter, Kimbo Slice (real name: Kevin Ferguson) was arrested by Miami Beach cops in May 2002 on gun and open container charges. The weapons charge against Slice, who was 28 years old at the time (he’s 33 now), was dropped. He entered a no contest plea to the open container charge and … Read more

A LOOK A THIAGO ALVES GETTING READY FOR MATT HUGHES AT UFC 85 THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 7

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvPP2wZCuvQ&hl=en] Thiago Alves faces Matt Hughes, the former UFC Welterweight Champ, at UFC 85 this coming Saturday in London, England. The event will be broadcast on Pay-Per-View. Thiago trains with American Top Team. Other fighters who train with American Top Team are Jeff Monson, Denis Kang, Din Thomas, Cole Miller, and Antonio Silva to name … Read more

REFEREE OF KIMBO SLICE FIGHT RESPONDS TO CONTROVERSY

by: Jack Bratcher It’s always very interesting to hear from the referees after controversial fights to find out why they made the calls that they did. Questions, conspiracy theories, and even some disgust seemed to abound after EliteXC’s Saturday Night Fights on CBS. So what better person to talk to than the referee who was … Read more

“WHY MMA IS WRONG!” – The worst article I have ever read

First of all I want you to read this article on “Why MMA (mixed martial arts) is wrong according to someone called MODI at sportsonmymind.com. Here’s the part of the article called “Why MMA is wrong”: “MMA is violence’s greatest reality show. Yes, there are other examples — but even pro wrestling and TV are … Read more