1. Gomi Chokes

    This weekend saw one of the biggest MMA upsets of the year, as the supposed superhuman Takanori Gomi lost a split decision to Sergey Golyaev. To give you an idea of how big of an underdog Golyaev was, he once got choked out by Rich Clementi...

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  2. 11/01/08 News

    There will be a WEC PPV in 2009. I still think some type of cross-promotion with the UFC makes the most sense. Get a couple good draws from the UFC and have them take on WEC fighters...

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  3. How MMA Stars Should Dress Up for a Happy Halloween

    Since Halloween is my favorite holiday and it always bothers me when people make poor costume choices, I decided to come up with some ideas for the MMA universe...

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  4. CBS and Affliction: Meant for Each Other

    Rear Naked News CBS has posted a $12.5 billion loss in the 3rd Quarter. One of the factors contributing to the loss was a decrease in advertising revenue...

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  5. Kimbo Slice to Japan?

    I will begin by saying that I cannot confirm the news. From the people I have talked with, Kimbo's future remains unclear. He still plans on fighting and being a big star, but nothing other than that has been worked out...

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  6. Dear MMA Sites: Stop Running Ultimate Fighter Results on Your Front Page

    Is any one else getting tired of seeing the results for Ultimate Fighter episodes plastered on the front page of every MMA site in existence? In this era of DVRs and TiVo, you'd think it might ...

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  7. Franklin on Franklin

    For weeks it has been rumored that the winner of Rich Franklin vs Dan Henderson would be the U.S. Coach for The Ultimate Fighter 9. Rich Franklin has heard the rumors, but according to him they are not true...

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  8. UFC 90 Final Thoughts After Watching a Second Time

    www.rearnakednews.com Time to wrap up another big event with my final thoughts. I watched the Anderson Silva-Patrick Cote fight again and think it should be required that every MMA commentator watch it twice before they open their mouths...

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  9. Lay Off Anderson Silva

    www.rearnakednews.com I went to bed last night thinking, "That was an odd fight." After reading some MMA sites today, I'm thinking, "These people are odd...

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  10. UFC 90 Results

    (Live Blog of UFC 90 from www.rearnakednews.com)UFC 90 Preview and PredictionsPreliminary Fight ResultsPete Sell vs Josh Burkman-Sell Wins by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)Marcus ...

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  11. UFC 90, Silva Vs. Cote Preview

    UFC 90 "Silva vs Cote" Live Results Coming into this round of picks, Rear Naked News stands at 36-14 with our picks. This card has a lot of tough calls, so we'll see how we do later tonight...

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  12. 10/24/08 News

    UFC 89 had a good ratings showing with 2.6 million viewers. Strikeforce is the big story, though. They had 1.1 million for their 30 minute Saturday night show on NBC. In 2009, the plan is for Strikeforce to do some live shows for NBC...

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  13. Marcus Davis Is Smart

    I wrote this quick post about Marcus Davis on Monday. By Tuesday I had thirteen different emails from readers in agreement. That's a ton for a two paragraph post about Marcus Davis...

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  14. Carano/Cyborg Draw Interest

    According to Tom Atencio, Affliction is interested in staging the fight between Gina Carano and Cyborg Santos. With EliteXC out of business, there is a void to be filled promoting female fighters...

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  15. Affliction and CBS Need Each Other

    www.rearnakednews.com Another aspect of EliteXC's demise is it leaves CBS without an MMA promotion to work with. Many people questioned whether CBS was serious about MMA programming when their deal with EliteXC began...

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  16. Affliction and CBS

    Another aspect of EliteXC's demise is it leaves CBS without an MMA promotion to work with. Many people questioned whether CBS was serious about MMA programming when their deal with EliteXC began...

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  17. EliteXC Is Dead

    www.rearnakednews.com Well, it has finally happened. ProElite/EliteXC has closed up shop. The struggling promotion had lost upwards of $55 million, but in the end it seems an unlikely nemesis drove in the final nail...

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  18. EliteXC Is Dead

    Well, it has finally happened. ProElite/EliteXC has closed up shop. The struggling promotion had lost upwards of $55 million, but in the end it seems an unlikely nemesis drove in the final nail...

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  19. Marcus Davis Deserves a Shot Against MMA Contenders

    It is time for the UFC to give Marcus Davis a shot at being a contender. The guy is too talented to be wasted on the back end of cards, taking on lesser fighters...

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  20. Marcus Davis Deserves a Shot

    It is time for the UFC to give Marcus Davis a shot at being a contender. The guy is too talented to be wasted on the back end of cards taking on lesser fighters...

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  21. UFC 89 "Bisping vs Leben" Recap

    www.rearnakednews.com -I guess the "New and Improved" Brandon Vera isn't much of an upgrade over "The Ultimate Fighting Turtle" who fought Reese Andy. The one thing I hate is when announcers oversell athletes in any sport...

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  22. UFC 89 Notes

    -I guess the "New and Improved" Brandon Vera isn't much of an upgrade over "The Ultimate Fighting Turtle" who fought Reese Andy. The one thing I hate is when announcers oversell athletes in any sport...

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  23. UFC 89 Results

    All right, here we go.-I never realized how long this intro was. Reminds me a lot of vintage ECW back when no one had ever heard of it outside of Philadelphia and New York...

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  24. UFC 89 "Live" Results

    All right, here we go.-I never realized how long this intro was. Reminds me a lot of vintage ECW back when no one had ever heard of it outside of Philadelphia and New York...

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  25. UFC 89 Michael Bisping vs. Chris Leben Preview

    (Rear Naked News will have Live Results tonight for UFC 89.) Kind of a low-key event for the UFC. There are no titles on the line and none of the fighters are expected to get a title shot with a win...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about almost 6 years ago 744 reads 2 comments