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

BAS RUTTEN COMMENTS ON KIMBO SLICE VS. JAMES THOMPSON FIGHT (VIDEO)

[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

KIMBO SLICE MUG SHOT

Street-Fighter turned MMA fighter, Kimbo Slice (real name: Kevin Ferguson) was arrested by Miami Beach cops in May 2002 on gun and open container charges. The weapons charge against Slice, who was 28 years old at the time (he’s 33 now), was dropped. He entered a no contest plea to the open container charge and … 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

“WHY MMA IS WRONG!” – The worst article I have ever read

First of all I want you to read this article on “Why MMA (mixed martial arts) is wrong according to someone called MODI at sportsonmymind.com. Here’s the part of the article called “Why MMA is wrong”: “MMA is violence’s greatest reality show. Yes, there are other examples — but even pro wrestling and TV are … Read more

Mixed Martial Arts on 60 Minutes: a look back

Mixed Martial Arts being shown on Prime Time Televsion inevitably ignites all the talk about its affect on today’s society. Is it good for us? Is it bad for us? Too violent? Too vulgar? Take a look back a little over a year ago when this segment about MMA was shown on sixty minutes. As … Read more

DANA WHITE CALLS ELITE XC SHOW ON CBS “HORRENDOUS”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4586aWw5xyw&hl=en] Dana White responds to a critic who says our society has sunk to a new low with the broadcast of EliteXC’s display of Mixed Martial Arts on CBS this past Saturday NIght. White agrees that what was shown on Saturday Night with the EliteXC event was “horrendous.” Please like & share:

ELITE XC SHOW ON CBS A HUGE SUCCESS. BUT…

At least as far as ratings go, it will be called a success and the most watched MMA show of all time. Here’s the latest report from Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer: “Elite XC a huge success The show did a 2.7 rating in prime time based on the fast nationals. The final rating … Read more

RESULTS & THOUGHTS – – – WEC (WORLD EXTREME CAGEFIGHTING) – FABER vs. PULVER June 1, 2008

WEC (WORLD EXTREME CAGEFIGHTING) – FABER vs. PULVER June 1, 2008 by: Jack Bratcher This event took place in Sacramento, California at the Arco Arena and was shown Live on the Versus Television Station. Rob McCullough vs. Kenny Alexander – Frank Mir commentating, said it perfectly, this fight looked like a sparring match. He said … Read more