Eryk Anders: ‘I’m Ready For A Shot In The UFC’

Before undefeated 6-0 middleweight Eryk Anders returns to action, the former Alabama Crimson Tide defender caught up with Pro MMA Now. Now that the dust has settled, what are your thoughts on your alma mater’s loss in the national championship? Well, you know, those Clemson players are on scholarship too, man, and they have a … Read more

FSU Slides To Four; College Football Playoff Committee Continues To Get It Wrong

The College Football Playoff Committee released their playoff rankings on Tuesday night and continues to baffle most fans and pundits with their switching of ranking criteria they supposedly use each week. The top eight teams are below: Alabama Oregon TCU FSU Ohio State Baylor Arizona Michigan State Full disclosure I’m a FSU football fan, always … Read more

BJJ coach humiliates intruder with wet willy submission (VIDEO)

If you ever find yourself in Decatur, Alabama stop on by 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu and say hi to coach Brandon Mccaghren. He’s a nice guy. After a wrestler and his entourage interrupted his class recently to challenge Brandon, he let the guy start in any position he wanted, and then proceeded to submit him. Then … Read more

Ray Mercer knocks out Tim Sylvia fight video

Here it is. Notice the look Mercer gives Tim as the video starts; Tim had just leg kicked him, then boom, night night big Tim. Oh man. Ray “Merciless” Mercer vs. Tim “The Maniac” Sylvia at “Adrenaline III: Bragging Rights” in Birmingham, Ala., Saturday, June 13, 2009.

Ray Mercer vs. Tim Sylvia press conference video after the jump…

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Tim Sylvia knocked out by 48-year-old Ray Mercer in MMA bout

The question has long been asked what would happen if an elite level boxer fought a top level MMA fighter. Anderson Silva wants to box Roy Jones Jr. and Nick Diaz has made similar statements.

Ray “Merciless” Mercer used to be an elite level boxer. He won Olympic Gold in 1988 and became the WBO Heavyweight Champion in 1991. Saturday night 48-year-old Ray Mercer fought former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim “The Maniac” Sylvia in an MMA main event at “Adrenaline III” in Birmingham, Ala..

Reports state Sylvia landed a leg kick, then Mercer threw a right hand that connected, and Sylvia fell over as if in slow motion. Mercer followed it up with a couple of punches to the fallen giant.

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Boxing match deemed illegal – Mercer vs. Sylvia MMA fight headlines “Adrenaline III” June 13

The professional boxing match that was supposed to take place between Olympic Gold Medalist Ray “Merciless” Mercer (0-0) and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim “The Maniac” Sylvia (24-5) will now take place as a mixed martial arts fight according to a new Sherdog report.

The fight which will headline “Adrenaline III” at the BJCC Arena in Birmingham, Ala. on Saturday, June 13, 2009 has reportedly been deemed “illegal.”

“I got a call from the Pennsylvania commissioner saying that the boxing match is illegal because we weren’t getting regulated by a U.S. commission,” said Adrenaline MMA promoter and owner Monte Cox on Thursday.

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Dana White Talladega video blog with Chuck Liddell

Dana White and Chuck Liddell along with their kids, take a little road trip to Talladega to hang out with the NASCAR folk. It’s the UFC President and “The Iceman’s” first visit to a NASCAR event and they get the royal treatment complete with Alabama moonshine. They get to ride in the pace car too. Where’s Ricky Bobby?
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Part 2 after the jump…

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The case for Kyle Maynard

The debate raged on through the summer of 2007. Should Kyle Maynard, the congenital amputee who became famous as a high school wrestler, be allowed to compete in MMA? On August 15th, 2007, the debate was essentially over as the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission voted unanimously 4-0, to deny the then 21 year-old, a license to compete in amateur MMA.

His story has been well-documented by Larry King, HBO, and even Oprah. It is truly an inspirational story. A child born without knees or elbows always wanted athletics to be a part of his life. Through hard work and dedication he made it happen.

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