No rioting on our watch

By: MFC Staff What was seen on CBS this past Saturday was to say the least an absolute embarrassment for the sport of mixed martial arts. And on top of that, it also should be considered a giant step backwards as well. While gigantic steps have been made over the past 10 years for MMA … Read more

Martial Arts event turns into “Colossus” controversy in Canada

Remember James “The Colossus” Thompson? You know, the dude who got his bloody puss-filled ear splattered all over prime time television by Kimbo Slice. It seems “The Colossus” was involved in some more controversy last night in Montreal, Canada.

In a new martial arts fight league entitled, Strike Box, the rules were supposed to be similar to the Japanese Shoot Boxing Federation in that there is no ground fighting but you can execute take-downs and standing submissions. However, the rules of Strike Box were not accepted by the province’s athletic commission in time for the event which meant they had to use MMA rules. As part of a “gentlemen’s agreement” each fighter agreed prior to the fights they would fight under the original Strike Box rules, which meant no ground fighting.

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NICK DIAZ Talks About the K.J. Noons Incident and ALOT More

Nick Diaz responds to critics about not making weight and the incident at Elite XC Here’s a great interview with Nick Diaz by Mauro Ranallo of The Fight Network.  Mauro is the best in the business and asks Nick all the right questions.  Nick talks about cutting weight and the incident with K.J. Noons at the Elite XC: Return of the King event in Hawaii.  There … Read more


[youtube=] KJ Noons’ father has some harsh words for Nick and Nate Diaz following the controversy at the Elite XC: Return of the King show in Hawaii on June 14, 2008.  Daddy Noons also says, “KJ will destroy him”  and “We better not see them out anywhere tonight.”

Nick Diaz has altercation with KJ Noons at Elite XC on June 14th in Hawaii

After KJ Noons wins his fight in very impressive fashion against Yves Edwards, Nick Diaz comes into the cage and tells KJ, “Don’t be scared.” KJ Noons then lunges at Diaz and a near riot breaks out between the two camps and security. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.602909&w=425&h=350&fv=] more about “Nick Diaz has altercation with KJ Noo…“, posted … Read more