June 2011 Blog Posts (31)

UFC 132: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber Will Raise The Bar In UFC Bantamweight Division


As the sport of mixed martial arts continues to evolve and grow, its fans grow along with it. MMA has transformed from its open weight bare knuckle roots to the UFC now talking about adding an eighth weight class.

The transformation has been nothing short of…


Added by Todd Jackson on June 30, 2011 at 6:06pm — No Comments

Brett Rogers Released from Strikeforce Following Arrest for Domestic Violence

The Zuffa-owned Strikeforce promotion has decided to part ways with former heavyweight title contender after his arrest Wednesday for felony-degree assault on his wife. He was also charged with a gross misdemeanor for child…


Added by Nick Caron on June 30, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Strikeforce's Brett Rogers Arrested for Domestic Assault, Endangerment of Child

Tough-to-read news from the world of mixed martial arts today, as Minnesota fighter Brett Rogers is facing several charges of domestic assault after police say he violently attacked his wife Wednesday. 

Rogers, 30, has been charged with third-degree assault, domestic assault by strangulation, a pattern of stalking conduct, all…


Added by Nick Caron on June 30, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Ryan Bader Tells Hurtsbad MMA The Opportunity To Fight Tito Ortiz Is An Honor


Ryan Bader saw his unblemished mixed martial arts career tarnished when his path crossed with another rising star Jon Jones. For the first time ever Bader found himself on the wrong end of a dominating performance.

He understands how it happened, and more importantly why, and…


Added by Todd Jackson on June 29, 2011 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos Leaving Strikeforce, Vacates Women's 145 Pound Title

Another tough blow was dealt to the struggling sport of women's mixed martial arts as Cage Potato reports that torch-bearing Strikeforce 145-pound women's champion…


Added by Nick Caron on June 29, 2011 at 3:13pm — 2 Comments

WFF 5: Rivera Keeps Title, Vorel & Rhoads Shine, Nasca & McMurray Go To War



It seems like just yesterday that the World Fighting Federation was putting on its inaugural event for fight fans in The Old Pueblo. Tucson Arizona was shocked by a stunning fight card that featured many local talents who have now crossed over from unknowns to local celebrities.…


Added by Todd Jackson on June 27, 2011 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Strikeforce Fedor vs. Henderson: Will Fedor Emelianenko Retire If He Loses?

July 30th is set to be one of the biggest nights in mixed martial arts history as the Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson moves up to heavyweight for one night to fight former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko. 

Both fighters are already legends of the sport, but their careers have been trending in very different directions…


Added by Nick Caron on June 23, 2011 at 9:41pm — No Comments

UFC 132: A War With Chris Leben Inevitable, Will Further Wanderlei Silva's Legacy


When we talk about mixed martial arts legends, often we measure greatness in terms of success. Living legends of this era of the sport like Georges St. Pierre or Anderson Silva have known very little more than pure success across their careers.

They found that success at the highest…


Added by Todd Jackson on June 22, 2011 at 7:50pm — No Comments

Strikeforce Fedor vs. Henderson: What Will a Win Do for Dan Henderson's Legacy?

Chicago will be the home of the upcoming epic battle between two of the greatest MMA legends of all-time, Fedor Emelianenko and Dan Henderson. As the current Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Henderson will be moving up in weight to fight the 230-pound Emelianenko in a fight that may well define his career as one of the most fearless fighters…


Added by Nick Caron on June 22, 2011 at 3:47am — No Comments

One Of The World Fighting Federation's Rising Stars Nate Vorel

Added by Todd Jackson on June 18, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Strikeforce Overeem vs Werdum: UFC Legend Randy Couture Weighs In

Added by Todd Jackson on June 18, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Strikeforce: Josh Barnett Prepares for Brett Rogers in Pro Wrestling-Style Match

The Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament continues this weekend with Josh Barnett fighting Brett Rogers in a quarterfinals bout. This is expected to be a big-time slugfest, and Barnett isn’t taking it lightly. His training continued even in the days leading up to the event, with perhaps his most intense workout yet. 

His pro wrestling-style match in this video displays what years of hard work and dedication have done for this former UFC heavyweight…


Added by Nick Caron on June 17, 2011 at 11:49am — No Comments

Strikeforce Overeem vs. Werdum: Overeem Understands Non-Top 5 Ranking by Critics

Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem returns to the cage for the first time in over a year this Saturday night when he faces Fabricio Werdum in the main event of the Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum fight card.

Though he has not fought in Strikeforce since May 2010 when he defeated fellow Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix fighter Brett Rogers, Overeem has been active over in Japan fighting for both the Dream and K-1 promotions.

“It was…


Added by Nick Caron on June 17, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

UFC Champion Jon Jones and Urijah Faber Teach You How To "Dougie" in Video

So this is what UFC fighters do in their spare time, huh?

In a hilarious video that former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber just tweeted, he and his friend and current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are found dancing all around an RV. The popular "Dougie" freestyle dance…


Added by Nick Caron on June 11, 2011 at 7:27pm — No Comments

WIn A Pair Of $100 Dollar Seats To World Fighting Federation 5 In Tucson Arizona



Enter to win a pair of VIP seats to see fourteen matches total with four title fights at World Fighting Federation 5 on June 25th. 

To enter to win simply email your contact info to [email protected] and you will be included in a drawing to take…


Added by Todd Jackson on June 8, 2011 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Watch UFC 131 Live From Lindy's At Redline In Tucson, An Amazing Place To Catch Fights



UFC 131 In Vancouver, British Columbia was slated to be a showdown between rising star Junior Dos Santos and mega star Brock Lesnar. Their stint as coaches opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter 13 was ultimately intended to end with them meeting inside the Octagon to determine the…


Added by Todd Jackson on June 8, 2011 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Fabricio Werdum Video to Alistair Overeem: I'm Going to Knock You out

The hype continues to grow as we inch closer to the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament fight between Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem on June 18. As if a fight between two top-10 heavyweights wasn’t big enough, Werdum and his camp have bolstered the feud even further with a video released Wednesday afternoon in which the Brazilian takes a few shots at…


Added by Nick Caron on June 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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