UFC 141: Lesnar Takes 2nd Straight Beatdown, Exits Stage Left

As the gravity of what just happened sank in, Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White’s sickness became severe. “I’m really not feeling good, let someone else talk,” White announced to reporters late Friday night following the first-round technical knockout loss and subsequent retirement by heavyweight Brock Lesnar, the organization’s most popular fighter. Indeed, White has…

UFC Returns to Chicago Next Month

It’s been a long time coming but Chicago is finally playing host to the UFC again!  This will mark UFC’s chance at  nationally televised redemption after the disastrous 60 second bout between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez.  Not only will we get a look at Rashad Evans, but we’ll witness a stiff test for…

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 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…

Let’s Get It On: Dana White vs. Larry Merchant

Q101.com has long reviled Larry Merchant.  At times he has seemed drunk during his post-fight rambling soliloquies.  Between him and the wretch-inducing HBO PBP man Jim Lampley, it’s been tough to sit through boxing on HBO for decades.  That’s just our opinion.  However… The recent tussle between Merchant and the equally-addled Floyd Mayweather Jr. had…

No ‘Bones’ About It: Jones Fo Real in UFC 135

Ok, so it was Quinton Jackson.  Q101.com is not going to annoint the kid, Jon Jones, all-world just for beating a has-been like Jackson.  However, it was a dominating performance over a sometimes-dangerous opponent.  The mission was to keep the trajectory Jones has been set upon to fight Rashad Evans, and then perhaps a dream…

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