“Haters” gonna hate. Following UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz‘s first round submission of Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 last weekend certain fans and fighters thought they smelled something a little fishy about the whole thing. First, there was that video of Tito allegedly tapping, and then the way the fight ended, some feel there’s no … Read more
Chael Sonnen has not been having a good week. Not only did he get tapped out by Tito Ortiz at Bellator 170 Saturday night, but on Monday “The Bad Guy” lived up to his monicker once again and got fired from “The Celebrity Apprentice” by none other than “The Governator” Arnold Schwarzenegger — who replaced … Read more
We saw super heavyweight fighter and pro wrestler Bob Sapp pick up a rare win at Rizin’s New Year’s Eve show with a decision over Akebono. For this Flashback Friday let’s look back to a strange verbal sparring match he had in 2012 against well-known pro wrestling fan turned MMA media mogul, Ariel Helwani, who may be a lightweight in … Read more
After you’ve seen enough crazy endings to MMA fights, once in awhile the thought might cross your mind that there was something shady going on. Somebody was paid off. The referee or judge or someone was in on it and the fight was fixed. Referee Big John McCarthy has been around since the beginning and has talked … Read more
ProMMAnow.com takes a look at “Big” John McCarthy’s autobiography “Let’s Get It On!” and his description of refereeing two fights inside the UFC Octagon that he believes were fixed.