Shamrock responds to critics after Kimbo loss

In response to detractors like Joe Rogan who have publicly been questioning why Ken Shamrock would return to face Kimbo, and after the loss why he still believes he can continue fighting. Some question if he should be allowed to. Shamrock took to his Facebook page to set the record straight. Check it out. Are … Read more

Houston Alexander says he has not been cut from the UFC

Photo: Sherdog - Houston Alexander used a very uncharacteristic game plan to fight Kimbo Slice. The game plan most likely cost him his job.

Despite his recent loss to Kimbo Slice at the TUF 10 Finale, and Dana White’s insistence that Houston Alexander (9-5) would be cut from the UFC roster, the father of six claims he nor his manager, Monte Cox, have received notice of his release,  and “…until that happens, I’m not released,” says Alexander.

Maybe it’s just a matter of semantics, and the axe will drop any day now, but it has been two weeks since his Kalib Starnes-esque performance on Dec. 5. And other fighters on that same card have been released – namely, Justin Wren.

Is it possible White has had second thoughts and decided to keep Alexander, who debuted in the Octagon with a bang, knocking out both Keith Jardine and Alessio Sakara in the first round?

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UFC 107 pre-fight interview with Dana White

Following a top-secret mission to Venezuela (UFC coffee?), Dana White talks with MMA super reporter Ariel Helwanni about the new and improved B.J. Penn, the lovable Diego Sanchez, Frank Mir’s smack talk, and the possibility Mir could be over-looking Cheick Kongo. White praises Kimbo, and says, “Whoever came up with Houston Alexander’s game plan ought … Read more

Kimbo Slice draws 5.2 million viewers for his first live fight in the UFC on Spike TV

People still want to see Kimbo Slice.
People still want to see Kimbo Slice.

Most Watched “The Ultimate Fighter” Finale In Franchise History And Biggest Audience For A Live UFC Fight In 2009

New York, NY, December 8, 2009 – Spike TV’s telecast of “The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” live finale on Saturday, December 5 was the most watched final episode in the 10 seasons of the TUF franchise, peaking with 5.2 million viewers and a 5.9 rating with Men 18-34 for the Kimbo Slice-Houston Alexander fight.  The over 5 million viewers were the most to watch a live UFC fight in 2009.

Overall, the three-hour fight card drew 3.7 million viewers, a 2.4 household rating, a 4.6 in Men 18-34 and was the most-watched show on cable with Men 18-34 and Men 18-49 for the day.

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TUF 10 Finale post-fight press conference and interviews with Kimbo Slice


Kimbo Slice answered questions from the media Saturday night about his unanimous decision victory over Houston Alexander at The Ultimate Fighter season 10 Finale at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Kimbo spent much of the fight chasing after Alexander has he lapped circles around the former street fighter. Kimbo admits Alexander’s tactics were unexpected, but he did not let it take him out of his game plan.

Kimbo talks about taking those leg kicks and much more after the jump…

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KIMBO SLICE HITS HARD ENOUGH TO MAKE YOUR EARS WIGGLE

I was one of the ones who thought the Kimbo Slice / James Thompson fight was stopped too early but after watching this I’m starting to think the ref was right on.  Damn Kimbo hits hard!  He put Thompson on queer street.  The best though is watching James Thompson’s god-forsaken ear wiggle and jiggle.  If … Read more

Bas Says Kimbo Should Have Lost

Bas Rutten gave his thoughts on the Kimbo vs. Thompson fight and was honest in doing so.  He stated that he thought the fight should have been stopped in the second round because Kimbo did nothing to improve his situation during the numerous elbows he took to the head while on the ground.  I respect … Read more