1. Ken Shamrock Talks Kimbo Slice: Them's Fightin' Words

    "Honestly, I think I can test him anywhere. He’s got big, heavy hands. Everyone says he punches hard and he probably does. But again, he doesn’t punch properly, in my opinion...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 861 reads 12 comments

  2. Ken Shamrock vs. Kimbo Slice: Explaining the Inexplicable

    Ken Shamrock has one of the more impressive resumes in MMA. He was one of the original greats of the sport. But is he one of the greats of the new millennium? Not so much. Inexplicably, he gets the next shot at Kimbo Slice...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 1,609 reads 86 comments

  3. Sengoku Plays Rodney Dangerfield: No Respect!

    Sengoku is up and coming in the world of MMA and still no one seems to take notice. With a staff like Takanori Gomi, Frank Trigg, and Schultz, one would think somebody would. You'll soon find you're missing quite a bit...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 377 reads 3 comments

  4. The Re-Emergence of Twinkle Toes Trigg

    Frank Trigg is one of the recognizable figures in MMA. Whether it be his clothing line, Triggonomics, his wrestling career(note: if Ken Shamrock was a role model for anything it was how to prostitute MMA, pro wrestling is a no-no...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 544 reads 4 comments

  5. Dan Lauzon and Chris Horodecki Give Affliction II an Interesting Boost

    Yes, I brought out the creepy Horodecki picture again for his next fight, which will come against still unproven, but much anticipated, Dan Lauzon. Being from the Boston area, and being a big fan of MMA, I know a lot about Lauzon...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 413 reads 4 comments

  6. Antonio SIlva: The Demise of EliteXC's Talent

    As Doping becomes more and more prevalent, (so much so that guys like Dewees are using!) the big question becomes can we make it legal or do we kill the careers of everyone in the sport...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 223 reads 14 comments

  7. TUF 8: The Standouts and Dark Horses

    The ultimate fighter has generated some excitement from the coaches it will feature on the show. However, the real excitement comes from the fighters competing for the contract. Since Spike TV just released the list I will give you my favorites...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 466 reads 4 comments

  8. Lightning Lee Murray: A History of Violence

    " He's (Lee Murray) got some big brass ones"-Pat Miletich referring to Lee's suspected heist of over 90 million dollars. "The entire alley erupted into a huge brawl. I was just standing there, and there were bodies flying all over the place...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 3,046 reads 4 comments

  9. Roger Huerta Will Never Truly Be Accepted as a Mexican Hero

    Julio Caesar Chavez, Salvador Sanchez, and Carlos Zarate. If these names ring a bell it's probably because they are all boxers hailed as heroes in Mexico...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 2,663 reads 21 comments

  10. Best of the Rest: Athletes That May Have Had a Future in MMA

    MMA is likely the most demanding sport both physically and mentally that an athlete can choose to participate in...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 390 reads 9 comments

  11. Affliction and the UFC: Does Anyone Still Care About Dream?

    In the hailstorm of Affliction and UFC stories it seems many fans have forgotten about Dream. The corporation that was so readily accepted as the successor to Pride was discarded quickly and forgotten...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 508 reads 9 comments

  12. Dana White Slams Affliction and Tito Ortiz in Scathing Interview

    Dana White was recently interviewed and asked about his thoughts in response to the signing of Tito Ortiz by Affliction. Dana began by shrugging it off and calling it "f***ing hilarious." It all went downhill from there...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 2,569 reads 28 comments

  13. Open Mic: If You Could Build a Fantasy IFL Team

    When faced with the objective of giving an all-time lineup of your favorite sports team, I originally thought of the baseball teams and football teams (European football and American football)...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 262 reads 7 comments

  14. Affliction and the IFL: An Ongoing Romance

    The migration of IFL fighters to Affliction continues today with the acquisition of 20-year-old standout Chris Horodecki. Horodecki has but one blemish on his record and has a huge future in this business...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 362 reads 12 comments

  15. Countdown: Most Intimidating Fighters of All Time

    I was watching some videos of Gilbert Yvel and Bob Sapp over the weekend and I thought to myself, "These guys are, big, scary, and rarely play by the rules." So I began to think of the people I would least want to be in the ring with...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 1,318 reads 14 comments

  16. Arlovski vs. Barnett OK'd for Affliction's Next PPV: Day of Reckoning

    For a follow up on Affliction's last pay per view they needed a big fight. They may have found this match up in Arlovski vs. Barnett. Both of these men are very experienced, both being former UFC heavyweight champs in their own right...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 375 reads 6 comments

  17. Carlos Condit-Karo Parisyan: A Dream Matchup

    After watching the WEC tonight I thought to myself, "Wow Miura put on a good show. Not to mention a judo clinic!" The next thought was, "Who's next?" Well, as I racked my brain I thought up a fantastic match...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 563 reads 12 comments

  18. Mauricio Rua May Face Mark Coleman in Rematch

    It has been reported that Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has been offered a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Mark Coleman in December. This fight, however, would be at 205—Rua's preferred weight class...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 884 reads 7 comments

  19. Ricardo Arona: MMA's Missing Legend

    Ricardo Arona was a legend in the PRIDE industry and was respected all around the world as one of the best at 205 pounds. Strangely enough however, he has not stepped foot in a ring or cage since PRIDE 34: Kamikaze, PRIDE's last PPV...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 792 reads 6 comments

  20. MMA's Greatest Hair: A Part Two of Sorts

    I'm assuming here that most of the people have read my greatest facial hair article. If not I just made an ass out of you and me. If you have read it, this is a part two of sorts, however this will be judged on all body hair, not just facial...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 993 reads 6 comments

  21. Steroids in MMA: Why it Won't Be a Continuing Problem

    Diuretics, amphetamines, and other means of performance enhancement and body alteration have been used besides steroids. These are all banned substances under the UFC's rules. However, none have been as vilified as steroids...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 883 reads 8 comments

  22. Olympic Wrestling and MMA: The Translation

    Olympic wrestling seems to be a great determination of how good a fighter is at wrestling. Sure Jon Fitch and Cain Velasquez have shown how good college wrestling can translate to MMA, but Olympic wrestling is a true tell tale sign...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 1,526 reads 6 comments

  23. Dana White, Spike TV, and the UFC : Why Ricco Rodriguez Never Came Back

    How come a man who has beaten greats like Couture, Monson, and Arlovski isn't even recognized by most fans in a photo lineup? How can an Abu Dhabi gold medalist at eighteen years old not be invited back to fight after two losses in the UFC...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 1,848 reads 26 comments

  24. MMA's Greatest Facial Hair: 'Staches, Beards, and What Is That?

    In MMA anything that weighs you down needs to go. You just can't win with a fat belly or slow goofy feet. Now, don't tell Josh Barnett—he's beating that stereotype...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 6 years ago 2,391 reads 15 comments

  25. WEC Versus and Why Come August 3rd titles Will Change Hands

    On August 3rd the WEC will have one of its biggest cards ever which will include Jamie Varner and Carlos Condit defending their titles. This should be their moment to prove their the best. Not so fast...

    Kevin Curran Written by Kevin Curran about almost 7 years ago 280 reads 6 comments