March 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Brock Lesnar: All Eyes On UFC 111

Events like this don't come along every month; in fact they are quite rare. Two straps on the line, star power, and a ton of hype go a long way for both the hardcore, and the casual fan of the sport.

Of course all eyes will be on UFC 111 in the MMA world this evening. Two title fights have a way of captivating the entire community, especially when one of those defending their title is Georges St. Pierre.

It is the co-main event that will have some very unique and very… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on March 27, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Din Thomas Looks To "Put A Foot In Boxing's Mouth" Against Ricardo Mayorga

On May 15, one of boxing's perennial bad boys, Ricardo Mayorga intends to bring his very unique style and cross over to MMA. Mayorga will be the first truly high profile and world class boxer to ever engage a modern mixed martial artist. James Toney will not be far behind, but Mayorga's MMA debut will mark a historical event for both boxing and MMA.

While the UFC may have pit boxers and other fighters against each other in the past, never has it been done since MMA has evolved into… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on March 22, 2010 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Miguel Torres vs. Ochocinco On Twitter: Torres Represents MMA, Wins Round 1

Sometimes it would seem that MMA is a lot like the new kid at school. At first glance, the new kid brings only his family to town with him, the dedicated few who have been a part of his life as long as he has known.

Over time, it would seem the new kid would pick up a few friends along the way, once they get to know him. But for as many friends or new acquaintances the new kid can muster, it seems there are always the bullies.

Take it from a guy who moved around the… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on March 21, 2010 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Shine's Matchmaker Ron Foster Talks Din Thomas vs. Ricardo Mayorga & Boxing vs. MMA

As the boxing vs. MMA hype train begins to gain steam with the UFC's signing of James Toney, it's easy to forget that Toney was not the first truly viable and well known pugilist to cross over to MMA.

Some time ago, long before Toney was making his intentions known, the world class and world renowned Ricardo Mayorga and Shine Fights matchmaker Ron Foster sat down and made a deal. That deal was to bring Mayorga over to MMA and see what he could do.

That deal included… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on March 20, 2010 at 4:39pm — 2 Comments

Ryan Couture vs. Sean Bollinger For Tuff-N-Uff 155lb Title 03/26

On March 26, in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, the stars will be shining brightly– the future stars of MMA, that is.

Barry and Jeff Meyer are bringing fight fans their latest installment of Tuff-N-Uff events. With an explosive card on tap, a card that boasts three title matches, this is one fight fans wont want to miss.

In addition to the title fights, this event will also mark the opening round of a four way women's tournament at 115 pounds. This tournament… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on March 20, 2010 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Damn am I glad this fight is over!

If you are reading this, this is the first time I have ever blogged or really ever written anything other than an essay or term paper for school so bear with me. I just wanted to get some things out there concerning this last fight.

Man am I glad this fight is over! That is hard for me to say, because I LOVE to fight! Those of you who know me know I love this sport! I am glad it is over only because of the training camp leading up to the fight. I wonder if Randy…


Added by Jesus Padron on March 8, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Dunagan's XCFC: Traditional Expectations In A New World Of Martial Arts

Saturday, March 6th, the modest town of Lordsburg New Mexico will evolve into a town consumed by mixed martial arts. This transformation will happen when Shane Dunagan brings his brand of MMA event into the desert with him.

Xtreme Courage Fighting Championships is primarily an amateur event that brings together some of the finest up-and-coming fighters in the southwest. Shane hand picks and selects his fighters to ensure not only quality in his shows, but integrity within the… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on March 3, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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