February 6th, 2009

One week after the GSP vs BJ Penn card, the UFC is back at it again.  For the third time in four weeks, the UFC will put on a show.  This weekend, Ultimate Fight Night returns with Joe Lauzon facing Jeremy Stephens in the headlining bout.  This event is being held in the Sun Dome […]

February 5th, 2009

One day prior to the debut of the Canadian Fighting Championship, all fighters gathered at the Carlton Inn for weigh-ins.  Main eventers Dave Zuniga and Mark Holst will determine who is the best 160 lb kickboxer in Canada after both officially made the weight limit.  Top Canadian MMA Heavyweight Rodrigo Munduruca (shown in picture) and […]

February 5th, 2009

In a transaction signaling the dawn of a new era in the world’s fastest growing sport, world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) organization Strikeforce®, has acquired certain fighter contracts from ProElite, Inc, the parent company of former Strikeforce ® co-promoter, Elite Xtreme Combat (EliteXC).

February 5th, 2009

You are on the home stretch of a MMA marathon so do not stop when you are so close to the end. You have Cageplayed UFC 93, Affliction 2, WEC 38, and UFC 94 in the past three weeks and now its time to finish off with Ultimate Fight Night 17 this Saturday before taking […]

February 3rd, 2009

Immediately after Georges St-Pierre dominated BJ Penn and retained his Welterweight title, BJ Penn’s camp were saying that GSP was using vaseline on his body between rounds.  Indeed, even the NSAC became involved during the fight and wiped excess vaseline off of Georges’ shoulders.  This GSP Vaseline controversy has been generating a lot of steam […]

February 3rd, 2009

M-1 Global officials have finalized rosters and matchups for the 2009 “M-1 Challenge Presented by Affliction” season opener set to take place on February 21 in Seattle, Washington at the Emerald Queen Casino. Matchups for the stacked 15-bout opener includes the return of the Imperial Team (formerly known as “Russia Red Devil”), the 2008 M-1 […]

February 2nd, 2009

“We Don’t Cheat.  We Don’t Need To.” – Greg Jackson Georges St-Pierre’s head trainer, Greg Jackson, addressed recent allegations of his corner using vaseline on GSP between rounds with MMAWeekly.com. There were also reports of BJ Penn filing a protest against GSP’s use of vaseline during the fight. Like the famed Nipple Tweaking that GSP […]

February 1st, 2009

HeatXC 1 was held last Friday, January 30 in Edmonton, Alberta.  It was a sold out inaugural launch for promoter Dave Pavelich.  In the main event, Dwayne Lewis knocked out Jason Kuchera in the first round.

February 1st, 2009

Georges St-Pierre dominated BJ Penn at UFC 94. However, between rounds GSP’s corner men were reportedly rubbing Vaseline on St-Pierre’s shoulders and back. Dana White was quoted after the post-fight press conference saying: I saw the commission jump up there and flip out. They said that one of the guys was rubbing Vaseline on GSP’s […]

February 1st, 2009

GSP was the big winner last night at the MGM Grand.  He was correspondingly rewarded in his pocketbook.  St-Pierre took home $400,000 for his efforts according to MMAWeekly.com.  Undercard fighter John Howard sure got a bump in pay.  Scheduled to make $3,000 to show for the fight and $3,000 to win, Howard was bumped to […]

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