Nick Diaz fails to make weight for June 14th Elite XC. Fight goes on!

According to “the Junkie” Nick Diaz failed to make weight for tonight’s Elite XC event in Hawaii that is to air on Showtime at 9 pm CST.  Apparantly, Nick notified officials ahead of time and his opponent, Muhsin Corbbrey, has agreed to fight at a catch-weight of 168 lbs.  Not making weight seems to be … Read more

Carano is a Trend Setter For Missing Weight

For the second time in two weeks, a main card fighter has failed to make weight by a significant amount.  Last week Gina Carano missed weight by an astonishing 4.5 pounds.  Well, she must be a trend setter because today Thiago Alves, who is scheduled to fight legend Matt Hughes in the main event of … Read more

ELITE XC ON CBS IS A SUCCESS ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF VIEWERS WHO TUNED IN

by:  Jack Bratcher Dave Meltzer from The Wrestling Observer has this report: “We don’t have a rating yet, but the news is very encouraging.The half-hours in the 18-49 demo were 1.4, 1.6, 2.1 and 2.4. The first hour was nothing impressive but the second hour was the highest rated in the demo on television for … Read more

Did Kimbo Tap???? video of Press Conference

[dailymotion id=x5mo7p] Rumors have been flying around that Kimbo tapped during his fight with James Thompson and that is why CBS cut the camera away into the crowd.  At the press conference after all of the fights Brett “grim” Rogers said he saw Kimbo tap and a fight almost broke out.  Did Kimbo really tap?  … Read more

THE AFTERMATH OF ELITE XC on CBS – MAY 31, 2008

by:  Jack Bratcher ELITE XC on CBS – MAY 31, 2008 Wow, what can I say about this card? I have alot of different feelings about this card. I watched the preliminary fights and the main card. I’m not going to go over every bout in detail. Instead, I’m going to go by the “highlights” … Read more