Brittney Palmer’s James Dean painting fetches $3,000

Brittney Palmer not only walks the outskirts of the UFC Octagon but is pretty skilled in the art department. TMZ is reporting that a painting of James Dean that Palmer recently announced as sold went for a cool $3,000. Not too shabby. Palmer’s work is in the hands of some cool people including UFC President … Read more

Coppola Art Exchange presents: Chad George and Mac Danzig’s “Reflection”

This weekend on May 15, at 8 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PDT), WEC fighter Chad “The Savage” George and the UFC’s Mac Danzig will be showing a collection of their art at the Coppola Art Exchange in Beverly Hills, in a show called “Reflection.” Chad George is an accomplished traditional artist that works in pen and … Read more

Chuck Liddell pencil drawing

You know those kids in school who would always be doodling and drawing during class? No matter what the teacher was teaching, you could look over at them and they wouldn’t be doing their work, but when you saw their paper at the end of class they would have some bad ass picture drawn. That’s … Read more

“Octagon”- a book review

If you want a written history on the UFC then this is not the book for you. If you read at a 2nd grade level like “The Mad One”, then this book is a must have.  All kidding aside, “Octagon” is a virtual pictorial documentary of the plethora of legendary MMA fighters both past and current that have bravely graced the Octagon.  

Lorenzo Fertitta provides the introduction and explains how the book started as a project but quickly morphed into a life of it’s own.  Here is a short excerpt from his introduction:

“These photos, whether action or still shots, reflect drama, emotion, the heart and soul of what it takes to be a professional athlete in a sport that can leave you a completely different person, be it physically, financially, or emotionally.  The drama is the main reason why the before and after photos Kevin has assembled are so compelling.   As an active art collector, I can say these are some of the best art photos I have ever seen.”

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