1. Threat Level Raised to Orange At the UFC

    I reported early yesterday that San Diego-based Strikeforce was buying Pro Elite assets, including fighter contracts, the video library, and the broadcast deals with CBS & Showtime...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 471 reads 22 comments

  2. Strikeforce Reportedly Purchasing Pro Elite

    Multiple sources are reporting that MMA promotion Strikeforce will be buying the assets of Pro Elite which include failed fight promotion EliteXC. While the deal isn't done yet the announcement is expected later today...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 119 reads 7 comments

  3. Be Careful What You Ask For: GSP Dominates BJ Penn

    I said it as soon as BJ Penn got into the octagon after George St. Pierre finished destroying Jon Fitch many months ago. BJ Penn was making a mistake calling out GSP...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 1,928 reads 15 comments

  4. Affliction's Biggest Problem May Be Feeding Fedor

    Affliction's Day of Reckoning was another success in terms of the quality of the fights, but it is yet to be determined if it can be considered a success for Affliction MMA's coffers...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 1,601 reads 20 comments

  5. Is BJ Penn Focused On The Hype Or The Fight?

    On January 31st Georges St. Pierre defends his welterweight belt against current lightweight champion BJ Penn at UFC 94...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 1,260 reads 29 comments

  6. Roger Huerta: Leaving UFC For Hollywood

    Reports have surfaced on Sherdog and Cage Potato that mixed martial artist Roger Huerta has turned down a five fight contract extension in order to pursue acting and modeling...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 336 reads 8 comments

  7. Shane Carwin To Be Tested at UFC 96

    Before the UFC's heavyweight division became relevant again, a name every MMA pundit was throwing around as the "future" of the division was Shane Carwin...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 132 reads 9 comments

  8. Why the Randy Couture-Brock Lesnar Was Bad for the UFC

    What does the UFC do once all of their super fights have been fought? Will the contenders that are waiting in the wings be as ready for their title shots as they are right now? Will the casual ...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 350 reads 15 comments

  9. Super Fights: UFC Cash Cow

    The UFC is not immune from the current woes of the US economy. Dana White's speech about splitting pizza and UFC 91 didn't reek of desperation but the message was clear, fans aren't buying fights like they use to...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 870 reads 7 comments

  10. Mr. Nice Guy, Josh Koscheck Will Headline Fight For The Troops

    Spike TV confirmed on Monday that Josh Koscheck will indeed headline the UFC's Fight For The Troops special on December 10th. My like of Koscheck just went up about 10 times...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 144 reads 5 comments

  11. Record Or Recognition? A Look At UFC Match Making

    When matches are made in the UFC, specifically title matches, the two major determining factors are the fighter's record, and the fighter's recognition. Unfortunately importance is often on the latter...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 619 reads 12 comments

  12. Tito Ortiz, Forgotten But Not Gone

    With the demise of EliteXC, it seems that Tito Ortiz is once again a fighter without a promotion to call home. Dana White has made it very publicly known that he thinks Ortiz is finished and that he doesn't want him...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about over 5 years ago 1,132 reads 14 comments

  13. Enough Negative. The Positive Points Of EliteXC: Heat

    Enough is enough. Instead of focusing on the negative aspects of EliteXC's Heat event, lets take a look at what they did right and where they can improve before their fourth and final CBS event...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 291 reads 0 comments

  14. Andrei Arlovski To Model 20 Affliction Products During EliteXC: Heat

    First and foremost I need to give credit to cagepotato.com for the multiple t-shirt reference. See their article here...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 1,750 reads 4 comments

  15. MMA Rumor Mill: Brock Lesnar Injury Report a Hoax

    Rumors were flying this weekend that Brock Lesnar sustained a hamstring strain during training and would be forced to pull out of his Nov...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 2,576 reads 6 comments

  16. The Slow Approach of Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    Everyone knows Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira aren't exactly speed demons. They're slow. Turtle slow. No wait, tortoise slow...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 977 reads 12 comments

  17. UFC Helping to Keep Affliction in Business

    By simply existing the UFC will keep Affliction alive, much to the chagrin of UFC President Dana White. During yesterday's teleconference, White stated that he wasn't worried about his competitor and that they would be out of business by January...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 1,127 reads 25 comments

  18. Randy Couture Will Return to UFC

    It appears Randy Couture and the UFC are finally coming to their collective senses. Rumors of Couture's return to the octagon are picking up steam. The he-said-they-said finger pointing is apparently behind them and they're moving forward...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 1,162 reads 31 comments

  19. Ken Shamrock-Kimbo Slice Was the Best EliteXC Could Do?

    Well, a week after I griped about Kimbo Slice still not having an opponent for his Oct. 4 fight the gods of MMA decided to play a joke on us and make his opponent Ken Shamrock. Ken Shamrock—loser of his last five fights by first round KO/TKO...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 832 reads 5 comments

  20. Elite XC, MMA's Next Sinking Ship

    Look past the fact that they're seeking additional funding to make it through the year. Look past the fact that a bunch of their top executives have jumped ship...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 295 reads 9 comments

  21. Georges St. Pierre to BJ Penn: "Slow Your Roll"

    It almost seemed BJ Penn had his eyes not only on the welter weight and light weight titles, but on Joe Silva's job as well. But before Penn fills in the rest of the card for the UFC's Dec...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 765 reads 17 comments

  22. The Byrd-Man Lands In Boston

    The time for glass half full thinking, best case scenario hoping, and we're still in it chanting is coming to a close for a number of teams in MLB...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 128 reads 1 comments

  23. Matt Hughes, Envy Is a Sin

    Followers of The Ultimate Fighter reality show might remember when a Bible thumping Matt Hughes handed out Bibles to his team when he was a coach on season six...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 719 reads 15 comments

  24. If MMA Wants to Be Mainstream It Needs To Act Like It

    The UFC is leading the charge to have MMA sanctioned in every state across the country, a major foothold in making it a mainstream sport. However to become a mainstream sport MMA must look like a mainstream sport...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 160 reads 13 comments

  25. The Business End Of The Manny Trade

    With all the squabbling over the Manny trade it seems to me that fans have forgotten the real reason the Boston Red Sox are in the baseball business. To make money...

    Nate Double Written by Nate Double about almost 6 years ago 86 reads 2 comments