Rashad Evans is one of the most memorable fighters to step in to the Octagon. He won the second season of TUF and provided a scary highlight reel kick shortly thereafter that obliterated Sean Salmon and will be replayed in the best knockout videos forever. He was the light heavyweight champion for a minute until Lyoto Machida brutally knocked him out. His feud with Rampage may have ended in a lackluster fight but the build up will stay with us. Now, at the end of his career he almost seems sad and so are we. Check out what he had to say about preparing for it on The MMA Hour recently.
UFC vet Sean Salmon gets a shot in Indiana at Johnathan Ivey’s heavyweight title on February 24th at the Kokomo Event Center in the main event of Colosseum Combat 43. Ivey (33-56-0) is a true journeyman and often wins when he shouldn’t despite a lopsided win-loss record. His opponent, Sean Salmon is possibly most famous … Read more
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Superior Challenge 6 took place Oct. 29 in Stockholm, Sweden featuring former Dream lightweight champion Joachim Hansen vs. Sami Aziz in the main event.
All four of my missed picks last week came on the WEC card. I picked Cerrone, and I had him winning on my card. Also I failed to predict the awesomeness of Mackens Semerzier. However, I still went 13-4 (1NC). Overall my record now stands at 120-56 (15NC). My picking rate stayed steady at 77 percent.
This week, there is not a big weekend headlining show, but there is still good MMA. Ultimate Glory will do something Strikeforce can’t and get Alistair Overeem to fight. Also former WEC champion Doug Marshall will be looking for his trademark “knock dead.” If that does not satiate your MMA appetite, Sean Salmon is back in action against Japanese journeyman Yuki Sasaki.
On this edition of INSIDE MMA the controversy over Sean Salmon’s statement that he threw a fight is discussed as well as the repercussions he is facing from the Athletic Commission. Team Alpha Male fighters Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, and Joseph Benavidez are guests. Parts 2-4 after the jump…
WHAT: “Inside MMA,” HDNet’s original weekly program devoted completely to news and highlights from the world of Mixed Martial Arts will present exclusive interviews with fighter Sean Salmon, Bernie Profato from the Ohio Athletic Commission and Steve Hindman from the promotion NAAFS.
In speaking with “Inside MMA’s” Kruck, the men discuss the comments Sean made about possibly quitting/throwing a recent fight. Salmon’s comments appeared in a column he wrote for MMAJunkie.com.
These exclusive interviews add to the powerful guest panel featuring teammates Urijah Faber, Joseph Benavidez and Chad Mendes.
WHEN: “Inside MMA” airs Friday, September 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET on HDNet.
UFC veteran Sean Salmon (16-8) has some nerve. It takes a certain kind of person to come on one of the sport’s top websites and admit to throwing a fight.
From all appearances, that is what happened on Wed., Sept. 2, 2009, in Salmon’s column entitled “Full-Time Fighter.”
The fight in question was against Allan Weickert (6-6), and took place on June 6, 2009 at “NAAFS – Fight Nite in the Flats 5” at the Plain Dealer Pavilion in Cleveland, Ohio.