Tito Ortiz Not Yet Finished With UFC

by: Jack Bratcher If Tito thought he could just walk away from the UFC with no repercussions, well that wasn’t going to happen. At least not if you plan to still make some money off the UFC brand. According to MMAPayout.com the UFC has served Ortiz with a cease-and-desist request. The complaint is in reference … Read more

REFEREE OF KIMBO SLICE FIGHT RESPONDS TO CONTROVERSY

by: Jack Bratcher It’s always very interesting to hear from the referees after controversial fights to find out why they made the calls that they did. Questions, conspiracy theories, and even some disgust seemed to abound after EliteXC’s Saturday Night Fights on CBS. So what better person to talk to than the referee who was … Read more

BAN THE EAR!

by: Jack Bratcher Notice in the picture above James “The Colossus” Thompson’s left ear (it’s on the right). Can anyone please explain to me what has happened? I know all about cauliflower ear, but I know nothing about and never knew anything like what we see in that picture even existed. I can’t even think … Read more

Lyoto Machida was Dana White’s Assassin

by: Jack Bratcher Dana White told Las Vegas radio personality, Steve Cofield that Lyoto Machida was his “assassin” he hand picked to beat Tito Ortiz. I knew it instinctively but to hear him actually verbalize it was an important confirmation. Dana had also said in the weeks leading up to UFC 84 that he wanted … Read more

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER WEEK 9: QUARTER-FINALS

by: Jack Bratcher FIGHT 1 OF THE QUARTERFINALS: Jesse Taylor vs. Dante Rivera. They showed Jesse Taylor prior to his fight sweating off some pounds and pissing his pants. Yes that’s right…pissing his pants. He was sitting in the hottub and I guess better than peeing in the hottub, he got out, stood on the … Read more

The “Dragon-style” of Lyoto Machida

There’s been so much talk about Lyoto Machida that I had to watch his fight with Tito Ortiz again today. Now I’ve seen it three times in its entirety.  It seems there are two schools of thought on Machida and nothing in-between. On the one side we have the people who say he was running … Read more

KNOCK THE SHIT OUT OF HIM!

Have you ever heard someone utter those words at a fight, “Knock the shit outta him!!” Well, it seems down in Louisiana there are some Mixed Martial Arts fighters who hit hard enough to actually do that! Enter MMA fighter, Fred Mitchell, who Saturday night at the Alexandria Riverfront Center hit his opponent Corey Wethey … Read more

TITO ACTS LIKE A HIGH-SCHOOL REBEL & OTHER POST UFC 84 THOUGHTS

by:  Jack Bratcher UFC 84 was just an awesome night of fights. Every time I watch one of these big events, my respect for these MMA athletes/fighters grows and grows. Tito vs. Lyoto was just an incredible fight; just as much for all the repercussions this fight would hold as for the action in the … Read more

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER RECAP – WEEK 7

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER – Week 7 by: Jack Bratcher First fight of the night is: Gerald Harris vs. Amir Sadollah Forrest makes a bet with his fighter, Amir Sadollah tonight. He tells him if that if Amir wins his upcoming match against Gerald Harris, that Forrest will shave half of his own head and keep … Read more

Roy “Big Country” Nelson retains IFL Heavyweight Title

Roy “Big Country” Nelson defeats the “Hillbilly Heartthrob” Brad Imes to retain the IFL Heavyweight Title by: Jack Bratcher UNCASVILLE, Conn. (May 16, 2008) – In the early days of the UFC a big man by the name of Tank Abbott came on to the scene in a big way. He was big in stature … Read more