UFC 139: Best Card Ever?

UFC 139 came to us Saturday night from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. The majority of the main card was action-packed, and the main event is already being talked about as one of the best MMA bouts of all time. Here’s the recap: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Dan Henderson (205 pounds) Two MMA…

UFC 139: Former Champs Collide

The Ultimate Fighting Championship bought its way into Saturday’s San Jose debut in more ways than one. This weekend’s UFC 139 (6 p.m., online Facebook stream; 8 p.m. ET, Spike TV; 9 p.m. ET, pay-per-view) card in San Jose includes three bouts involving six former champions: light heavyweights Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua; middleweights…

UFC 138: Bloody in Birmingham

The reward for stopping Chris Leben after 10 minutes on Saturday should include top contender status in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s middleweight division, as far as Mark Munoz is concerned. “I paid my dues in this weight class and I think I deserve a title shot,” Munoz said after beating Leben at UFC 138. “Anderson…

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Chicago-area Native Guida Comes Up Short (But Puts On A Show)

Manny Pacquaio lose by decision?  Nevah!  And, that’s as its always been:  The old unwritten rule in boxing is that you have to pummel a reinging champ if you hope to win by decision.   Pummel Manny, Juan Manuel Marquez did not.  However…if ever we wanted to see two fighters fight a fourth time, it…

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UFC 137: No More BJ?

Will MMA lose Matt Hughes, BJ Penn AND Randy Couture in the same year?  Could be. Nick Diaz punched BJ Penn straight out of mixed martial arts competition and followed it up minutes later by talking his way into a immediate fight for the welterweight championship. Diaz won a unanimous decision against Penn by keeping…

Star Still Wrestling With Demons

Wrestling has been a very big and important part of my life, since I was 7. From meeting Macho Man Randy Savage, to buying The Sandman a beer in 2001, and beyond, it’s always been something I hold very close to my heart.  I don’t have much concern for people that say wrestling is fake,…

UFC Pushes PPV Start Times Back (Where They Belong)

Man oh man, we get that the East Coast is the center of the universe, but it was such a drag for the UFC start times on its pay-per-views starting so damn early!  After a seven-month experiment of holding their pay-per-view events an hour earlier, the UFC have decided to revert to the original pay-per-view…

Can’t Get Enough UFC? This Is The Book For You

  The UFC is so frigging big, they’re coming out with their own 400 page Encyclopedia that you can proudly display on your coffee table, mantle, or to use to fend off attackers looking to put an arm bar on you. Barnes and Noble is flying Anthony Pettis (fresh off his victory at UFC 136…

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