1. Silva Vs. Sonnen: Game, Set, Rematch?

    Just days after UFC 117, or what could have been billed as "So You Think You Can Win?" and there are already two prominent outcries; Immediate Rematch and Why an immediate rematch? Many who do not want to see Silva vs...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about 4 years ago 1,877 reads 5 comments

  2. The ALL NEW "Yac & J Show" Pilot: Serious MMA News, Taken Less Seriously

    “The Yac and J Show”; a comedic slant on MMA news. This unique MMA series which is content driven, versus guest driven, recently filmed a pilot presentation at Panavision ...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 4 years ago 99 reads 3 comments

  3. Called Out to Called Off MMA

    (Los Angeles , CA) - Just three days before its November 14th event in Ontario California, the fledgling MMA Promotion, Called Out MMA, originally known as Call To Arms, a name it remains unofficially tied to somehow, canceled its third event...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about almost 5 years ago 259 reads 0 comments

  4. UFC 104 & The Blind Flu: A Cage-Side Epidemic

    By Ron "The Yacman" Yacovetti The Scene: UFC 104At the close of what was a solid night of Mixed Martial Arts action, at the Staple Center in Los Angeles, CA, two co-main events ended with a collective one-two punch that irritated the crowd in attendance..

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about almost 5 years ago 296 reads 0 comments

  5. UFC 104 LIVE BLOG CAGESIDE WITH THE YACMAN

    UFC 104: (5:48PM PST) An exciting under-card is well underway. While I have been here observing and enjoying the action since the onset, my troubles getting the wireless Internet to work has kept me offline until now...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about almost 5 years ago 443 reads 12 comments

  6. MMA'S ODD COUPLE: Felix 'Fedor' Unger and Oscar 'Kimbo' Madison

    Two of MMA’s big name heavyweights choose opposite paths at the same crossroads By Ron ‘The Yacman’ Yacovetti Yes, I made Fedor the neater one and Kimbo the sloppier one. Their works, at present, back this jest...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about 5 years ago 79 reads 4 comments

  7. Silver Linings to MMA's Dark Clouds

    By Ron ‘The Yacman’ YacovettiCommentator for Call to Arms MMA- www.calltoarmsfights.comIt’s the half-way point in the year 2009.We’re told this recession thing is in its final throes...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 68 reads 2 comments

  8. Kimbo Slice to Compete on Season 10 of the Ultimate Fighter

    The newest and upcoming season of the UFC and Spike TV hit, The Ultimate Fighter, what most consider the catalyst for MMA's success as a widespread phenomena, is every bit the big deal that Dana White said it would be...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 983 reads 0 comments

  9. PHIL BARONI IS BACK AND BAD ASS EVA

    By Ron ‘The Yacman’ Yacovetti –Commentator for Call to Arms MMAwww.calltoarmsfights.comOn June 6, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri at Scottrade Center, Strikeforce will host another solid MMA fight card that promises fireworks as usual...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 324 reads 1 comments

  10. THE WAKING DREAM 9 THAT WAS CHOI VS. CANSECO

    By Ron 'The Yacman' Yacovetti Waking Dream - "Nightmare" was the original term for the state later known as waking dream night·mare (ntmâr) n. - An event or experience that is intensely distressing...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 295 reads 5 comments

  11. THE HUES OF HUGHES

    By Ron 'The Yacman' YacovettiCommentator for Call to Arms MMA (www.calltoarmsfights.com)hue (hyōō) n. 1.Appearance; aspect: a man of somber hue...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 270 reads 0 comments

  12. EVANS VS. MACHIDA TO BE DECIDED BY ONE KEY FACTOR: ADAPTATION

    By Ron ‘The Yacman’ Yacovettiad•ap•ta•tion (ād'āp-tā'shən) n.Change in behavior of a person or group in response to new or modified surroundings...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 95 reads 1 comments

  13. WOMEN'S MMA SOON TO HAVE MORE THAN ONE IDEAL AMBASSADOR

    1. am•bas•sa•dor - (ām-bās'ə-dər, -dôr') n. An unofficial representative: ambassadors of goodwill...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 175 reads 7 comments

  14. Ron 'The Yacman' Yacovetti Answers "Call to Arms"

    For Immediate Release Contact: Hilary Hutcheson hilary@outsidemedia.com (503) 828-7074 Previously the public face of the MMA social networking site ProElite...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 221 reads 0 comments

  15. Vladimir 'The Janitor' Matyushenko: MMA's Clean Up Technician

    By Ron 'The Yacman' Yacovetti www.yacandjshow.com The story of Vladimir Matyushenko, aka VMAT, is one that harkens back to the 1900’s when an able-bodied man with a bus ticket and only ...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 166 reads 2 comments

  16. NICK DIAZ CALLS OUT ROY JONES JR.?

    By Ron 'The Yacman' Yacovetti - www.mogulus.com/wmma When word spread that Nick Diaz, fresh off of beating MMA legend Frank Shamrock, is now calling out a boxing legend, Roy Jones Jr...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 398 reads 10 comments

  17. Charles "Mask" Lewis: The Celebration of His Life and Legacy

    By Ron "The Yacman" Yacovetti “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” —Oscar Wilde The world of Mixed Martial Arts was given its Mask...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  18. Is Paul "Semtex" Daley the Bomb that Strikeforce Dropped?

    By Ron "The Yacman" Yacovetti Writer for TheBleacherReport.com—YacmanSez.Blogspot.com With the recent launch of MMA 2.0 by Strikeforce, a few things come to mind. Will MMA 2...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 615 reads 2 comments

  19. How MMA 2.0 on SHO Stacked Up

    yacman1@yacandjshow.comwww.mogulus.com/wmma (WMMA-TV)And so it happened…Strikeforce, a Northern California promotion that began promoting kickboxing, inherited and continued the race where EliteXC collapsed and handed over the torch...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 177 reads 5 comments

  20. Why Shamrock Vs. Diaz Is Must See MMA

    - MUSTPronunciation- [muhst] –auxiliary verb*to be or feel urged to; ought to: I must watch the first Strikeforce MMA event on Showtime.A few key reasons why any MMA fan would and should watch Strikeforce on Showtime, Apr...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 139 reads 2 comments

  21. RIP Charles "Mask" Lewis

    RIP CHARLES 'MASK' LEWIS By: Ron ' The Yacman' Yacovetti Tragic news rocked the MMA world early this morning as a fatal car crash claimed the life of an MMA icon, Charles "Mask" Lewis...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 5,770 reads 4 comments

  22. RIP MASTER HELIO GRACIE

    RIP MASTER HELIO GRACIE By Ron 'The Yacman' Yacovetti In today's electronic news medium, news travels faster than ever. And these days, the news seems to be favoring the depressing and unfortunate side more than ever...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 331 reads 3 comments

  23. MMA: Spectacle or Sport ?

    MMA: SPECTACLE OR SPORT ? Or is Mixed Martial Arts so "well-rounded" that is qualifies as both? My best wishes to all for a Happy and healthy holiday season and New Year...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about over 5 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  24. Last Week's MMA With Yac and J Pilot Show

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about almost 6 years ago 147 reads 0 comments

  25. Anderson Silva's Trick Or Treat

    ANDERSON SILVA'S TRICK OR TREAT By The Yacman, Ron Yacovetti Host of MMA WITH YAC & J ON BRAWLERSTV.COM It was UFC 90 night...

    The Yacman Ron Yacovetti Written by The Yacman Ron Yacovetti about almost 6 years ago 195 reads 8 comments