by:  Jack Bratcher I can’t think of another weekend in the history of MMA that has had so much action going on.  First, there is the Affliction card in Anaheim featuring the best Heavyweight line-up ever assembled on July 19.  Then we have the UFC Fight Night 14 in Las Vegas also on July 19 … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute- Gladiator Challenge Summer Showdown

by:  Fast Eddie The weigh-ins just took place for the next installment of Tedd William’s Gladiator Challenge. All fighters made their contracted weight and everything went off without a hitch. It blew me away when Tedd stated that he has promoted over 200 shows. Gladiator Challenge has produced some of the biggest names in MMA … Read more

Countdown to Affliction: Banned – Full Version (Video)

This is the full version of the Countdown to Affliction: Banned Video. It’s about thirty minutes long in it’s entirety. We have it here in three different parts. Also, be sure to check out our Affliction: Banned photos & video page for exclusive live on location coverage of the event starting from last night at … Read more

On No….Rampage Is Picked Up Again By Police

by:  Jack Bratcher In a strange turn of events, around 4:30 pm yesterday, it seems Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was picked up by Irvine Police TMZ is reporting.  This time though it seems Rampage was picked up because he was considered a danger to himself and others.  While hanging out with some friends, they became worried … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Lessons in Humility Volume 2

This week’s lesson was simple – frequent tapping. As you will see, in the following videos, both of my sparring partners were very respectful and humble in teaching me a thing or two about humility. I want to personally thank both of them along with head instructor Kurt Osiander. First up was Yuji Uchida, Ralph … Read more

Pro MMA Exclusive: Josh Barnett is Coming for Pedro Rizzo

Here is Josh Barnett speaking with Tru from Pro MMA Josh makes the point that he is coming for Pedro Rizzo at Afflicion: Banned on July 19, 2008.  Personally, I’m really looking forward to this fight as well as many of the other fights on the Affliction card.  July 19th could very well go down … Read more


by:  Jack Bratcher I just spoke with Quinton Jackson’s brother today.  When I asked him what was going on and why Quinton didn’t stop for the police, he said, “Quinton seems to be under alot of stress right now, but we aren’t sure yet why he didn’t stop.”  He also told me that Quinton’s father … Read more


Apparently just minutes ago, guns were drawn on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson after being chased down by police. Quinton allegedly was involved in a car accident in Newport Beach and left the scene.  The cops chased him down and it ended with Quinton laying face down with guns drawn. He has been charged with felony hit … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute – Catching up with Kurt Osiander

“Keep your head on the inside!” Kurt Osiander shouted as two of his students were drilling their single leg takedowns during our interview. Kurt’s number one priority is sharing the knowledge of the art of Jiu-Jitsu that was given to him so many years ago. You may remember Kurt as the man who choked the … Read more