Horodecki gets Afflicted & will Fight at Day of Reckoning

by:  Jack Bratcher

Affliction Entertainment held a news conference at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Wednesday to announce their next event, apocalyptically dubbed “Day of Reckoning” (cue sound of thunder).  One might suggest Affliction management has some cojones coming into the hometown of the UFC to hold their next event showcasing some of the UFC’s former biggest stars.  However, you don’t see any of the Vegas venues closing the doors on Affliction, not allowing them to set foot on the sacred ground of UFC territory.  Loyalty such as that may as well by a myth when millions of dollars are at stake.  Evidently it’s all systems go for Affliction’s “Day of Reconing” and here’s how the card is shaping up:

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The Pit Bull vs. The Last Emperor on Oct.11 in Vegas

According to Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports, Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski will face Fedor Emelianenko on October 11, 2008 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.  This will be Affliction’s second show and coincidentally,  it will be Fedor’s second appearance at the Thomas & Mack Center.  Both Fedor and Arlovski are coming … Read more

LAS VEGAS GETS A FREE MIXED MARTIAL ARTS / BOXING EVENT!

If you live in Las Vegas or will be there on June 20 and are an MMA and/or boxing fan, you are in for a real treat. When’s the last time you got to go to a FREE MMA or boxing event that actually had some big names on the card? Well that’s just what … Read more

QUINTON “RAMPAGE” JACKSON ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE (6-04-08) Video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m31bNNNTTlw] Rampage is in rare form on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night (June 4). Rampage always gives great interviews. People love him. He’s always funny, has a great personality, and a great representative of the UFC and the Sport. I”ve never seen Rampage with his hair this long. Kimmel talks to Rampage about maybe playing … Read more

DANA WHITE’S THOUGHTS ON THE ELITE XC FIGHTS ON CBS (VIDEO)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqg6R9JaIEE&hl=en] This is a video of Dana White backstage at WEC: FABER vs. PULVER in Sacramento this past Sunday night. The previous evening ELITE XC, a rival Mixed Martial Arts organization had aired on CBS presenting a live MMA event on mainstream TV in primetime for the very first time in history. While the quality … 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