Baroni and Hose victorious at ICON “Hard Times”

by:  Cory Brady Phil Baroni added to his comeback trail with his second consecutive highlight reel knockout in the 170 pound division at last night’s Icon “Hard Times” event. Following a short exchange, the New York Bad Ass was able to clinch up Ron Verdadero and drop him to the canvas with a series of … Read more

Shocker in New Mexico

by:  Cory Brady UFC veteran Drew Fickett suffered a huge TKO upset defeat last night at the hands of New Mexico native Richard Villa.  Fickett was coming off of a five fight win streak with his last four fights being finished in the first round and to say he was a heavy favorite coming into … Read more

Scientific Street Fighting Presents: QUEST SSF 3 – FT. CAMPBELL, KENTUCKY AUGUST 2, 2008

by:  Jack Bratcher I had the pleasure of attending Froggy’s Fight Night this evening for the QUEST SSF 3 event.  Froggy’s has a nice intimate atmosphere.  It’s a sports bar type place on the Ft. Campbell Army Base in southern Kentucky.  I would estimate about 700 people were in attendance.  They have these Fight Night’s … Read more

Josh Grispi – No Fluke

by:  Cory Brady Josh “The Fluke” Grispi may have to change his nickname to “The Phenom” if he ends up looking impressive in his 145 pound fight with Micah Miller on Sunday nights WEC 35 from Las Vegas. This nineteen year old rising star in the MMA world trains out of South Shore Sportfighting in Rockland, Massachusetts. As of right now … Read more

The Contender Asia – Muay Thai

By: Denny “The Mad One” Hodge For MMA fans that are suffering from withdrawal waiting on the next installment of “The Ultimate Fighter”, and for those that may or may not like the “Tapout” Show, there is a new show that is worth checking out. The contender show is back, this time being labeled as … Read more

Icon Sport- “Hard Times” Preview and Fight Card

By: Denny “The Mad One” Hodge The Hawaiian phrase “Hale Koa” means house of the warrior.  Hawaaian culture is steeped in tradition, and MMA is the perfect platform to keep that fighting spirit alive on the islands.  Icon Sport is back with their latest offering called “Hard Times”.  Past events have showcased big names and … Read more

UFC 87: Brock Lesnar vs. Heath Herring

So who do you think will win between Brock Lesnar vs. Heath Herring?  Most people are going with Lesnar after they saw him almost finish Frank Mir.  Heath Herring isn’t impressed.  UFC 87 also features GSP vs. Jon Fitch and Roger Huerta vs. Kenny Florian and airs August 9, 2008 on Pay-Per-View. Here’s a pretty … Read more