Lots of people thought this was the point where Kimbo tapped but if you watch closely as the speed is slowed down, you can see plainly he is giving a thumbs up.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReFGCmr_QOw&rel=0] Here’s an interview Jake Shields did with Bas Rutten right after the Elite XC fight Kimbo Slice and James “The Colossus” Thompson. Bas seemed to think the fight was stopped too early also. Bas also says Kimbo didn’t cross his legs during the guillatine submission attempt and therefore Thompson was able to roll out … Read more
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
by: Jack Bratcher Dave Meltzer from The Wrestling Observer has this report: “We don’t have a rating yet, but the news is very encouraging.The half-hours in the 18-49 demo were 1.4, 1.6, 2.1 and 2.4. The first hour was nothing impressive but the second hour was the highest rated in the demo on television for … Read more
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