REDBELT – Movie Review

by:  Jack Bratcher Well, I finally got to see REDBELT, the new feature film written and directed by David Mamet starring some of the biggest names in Mixed Martial Arts.  Mamet produced the TV show, The Unit.  He also wrote Hoffa, Hannibal and innumerable other films.  Some of the most recognizable MMA personalities in Redbelt … Read more

UFC 2009 UNDISPUTED LAUNCHES OFFICIAL WEBSITE

by:  Jack Bratcher UFC 2009 Undisputed, the new UFC video game that is scheduled to be released sometime in 2009, gets an official website at www.ufcundisputed.com.  Following the same theme as the video game, the website is very innovative  with features I’ve never seen in a website.  Be sure to check out the NAVIGATION section … Read more

AFFLICTION: BANNED – RESULTS & PLAY-BY-PLAY

by: Jack Bratcher FOX SPORTS NET FIGHTS: PAUL BUENTELLO vs. GARY GOODRIDGE Round 2 – Body kick by Goodridge.  Nice strikes by Buentello.  Leg kick by Goodridge.  Big leg kick again.   Inside kick.  Another kick to the leg.  Another leg kick.  Left hook from Goodridge.  Big exchange of punches by both.  Uppercut by Buentello.  Foot … Read more

Breaking News: Gary “Big Daddy” Goodrich Replaces Aleksander Emelianenko

by:  Jack Bratcher In a press release we just received from Affliction Entertainment, it states that veteran MMA fighter Gary “Big Daddy” Goodrich (23-17-1, 13 KOs, 9 Submissions) has replaced Aleksander Emelianenko, who didn’t meet CSAC licensing standards, as Paul “The Headhunter” Buentello’s opponent tomorrow night (Saturday, July 19). There is no word on what … Read more

Breaking News: Aleksander Emelianenko off Affliction Card & Weigh-in Results

by:  Jack Bratcher I have just gotten word from our on-location reporter, TruPlya, that Aleksander Emelianenko will not be fighting on the Affliction card scheduled for tomorrow night in Anaheim.   Aleksander was scheduled to face Paul Buentello in a much-anticipated Heavyweight bout.  All we know at this time as that he was not cleared by … Read more

Is Kenny Florian Crazy? MMA Live Episode Ten – ESPN Video

Here’s ESPN’s MMA LIVE Episode Ten.  They talk about the upcoming Affliction: Banned card and UFC Fight Night 14.  James Irvin is interviewed about the biggest fight of his career against Anderson Silva.  Also discussed in this episode is the situation with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and much more that is going on in the world … Read more

THE BIGGEST MMA WEEKEND EVER???

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 – Lessons in Humility

Here is part two of my Humility Lesson with Benzara. This one was particularly rough as nothing I tried seemed to work against Ben. To his credit, Benzara was extremely gracious and humble in throwing me around like a rag doll.So enjoy another segment of Fast Eddie’s Lessons in Humility. As an added bonus I … 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