Drew Fickett appears on Judge Judy (video)

A lady has taken UFC veteran, Drew Fickett, to court because according to witnesses he was playing golf off the top of her automobile. We’ve seen Tim Sylvia on Blind Date, Frank Trigg on Kept, and now Fickett ends up in front of the ‘Vixen of the Verdict’, Judge Judy. MMA Fighters always seem to live some very interesting lives outside the cage. Find out if Fickett is convicted and if so, what his punishment is. Of special interest is the final comments from Fickett’s girlfriend. She even gives a special shout out to ‘Rage in the Cage.’

part 2 after the jump…

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Drew Fickett faces Olympic Judoka, Ferrid Kheder on Jan. 30

Seven-time UFC veteran, Drew Fickett (36-8) is due back inside the MMA cage on January 30 when he takes on 2000 Olympic Judoka and Jungle Wars Brazil veteran, Ferrid Kheder (9-4).

Fickett vs. Kheder will be part of the C3 Fights promotion’s collaboration with Lucky Star Casino and Innervisions at Knockout-Rockout Weekend in Clinton, Oklahoma when some of the most popular hair bands of the 80’s including RATT, Dokken and Warrant will be playing live on stage. The fights are on Friday evening and the metal starts on Saturday. Who would want to miss this?!

Fickett fought seven times in 2008 and went 4-3. He has not yet fought in 2009. Kheder fought eight times in 2008 and went 6-2. Also on the card is IFL veteran, Gerald “Hurricane” Harris (9-2) taking on IFL and WEC veteran, Travis Doerge (4-6). A female fight is also scheduled to be on the card.

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For Ryan Ford it will be an even longer time coming

If Ryan Ford ever wins the MFC welterweight title it truly will have been “a long time coming.” The Canadian was scheduled to rematch champion and UFC veteran, Pat Healy last Friday night for the title but was forced out due to injury.

The fan favorite hyper-extended his knee in training and luckily did not suffer any serious damage. The two fighters have agreed to rematch on the February 20th MFC card.

The only reason there is going to be a rematch is because Pat Healy turned in perhaps one of the biggest upsets of the year. The MFC’s outspoken promoter, Mark Pavelich has been grooming Ford for some time.

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Ricco Rodriguez adds to win streak at RITC 117

Ricco Rodriguez

Rage in the Cage held their 10 year anniversary show (#117) on Saturday November 8, 2008 in the 22,000 seat US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

Drew Fickett returned to the cage in his sixth fight of the year in the co-main event.

Fickett gave up a split decision victory to the much less experienced Jose Cortez fighting out of Take Down Academy.

The main event saw former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Ricco Rodriguez pull off his fifth win in a row in his eighth fight of 2008.

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Jesse Taylor finds life after the UFC

by:  Jack Bratcher

Remember Jesse Taylor from The Ultimate Fighter season 7? He is the Big John McCarthy look-alike who made UFC history by being the only person ever to get kicked off The Ultimate Fighter and out of the UFC AFTER the show had ended and before he could ever have an actual fight in the UFC. Taylor caused a scene at a Fertitta-owned casino in Las Vegas that spawned UFC president, Dana White to give Taylor the boot.

Taylor sought treatment for his alcohol-related foolishness, made amends with the UFC and White, and was granted a fight in July against fellow TUF cast member, C.B. Dolloway. Taylor lost that fight and then later the same evening at an after-party, was once again involved in some foolishness that caused the UFC to release him for the second time in four months.

However, Jesse Taylor has proved there is obviously life after the UFC by securing a deal with Total Combat to fight on October 2nd in San Diego, California. Total Combat has been bringing exciting MMA action to fans since 2003 when they held their very first show in Tiajuana, Mexico. Now it’s five years later and they are on their 32nd event. That’s pretty impressive. Let’s see if Taylor can be as impressive when he steps in the cage to fight another man known for controversy, UFC veteran Drew Fickett. This Total Combat event has been appropriately named, “Notorious”.

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Drew Fickett Robbed? You Be The Judge…

by: Cory Brady

As previously reported by Pro MMA, UFC veteran Drew Fickett suffered a major upset defeat at the hands of Richard Villes at last Saturday night’s Rage in the Cage 113 event. Fickett has had a run of bad luck as of late to say the least. Recently being released by Strikeforce and MFC due to contract violations, this recent loss is just the latest of a series of unfortunate events for the former UFC star. Staying true to his controversial form, Fickett’s latest loss is not free from it’s own minor debate.

The early part of round one saw Fickett getting the better of the stand up. About halfway through the first, Fickett secures a takedown and spends the rest of the fight dominating from the top position while searching for numerous submissions. The first round clearly went to Fickett as expected.

What was not expected were the events that took place early in the second round.

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UFC Veterans To Headline Rage in the Cage 113

by: Cory Brady Arizona promotion Rage in the Cage will be making it’s New Mexico debut this weekend . The event is being billed as New Mexico Vs. Arizona and will take place Saturday night August 2nd from the Santa Ana Star Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This event will make 113 cards that Rage … Read more