1. Paulo Filho Still Jobless

    Prior to his awful loss against Chael Sonnen, Paulo Filho was being mentioned as the fighter who had the best chance to knock off Anderson Silva. Then he missed weight and had an acid trip in the cage...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about 5 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  2. Strikeforce Notes

    Diaz vs. Shamrock—Diaz Wins by 2nd Rd TKOMelendez vs. Damm—Melendez Wins by 2nd Rd TKORadach vs. Smith—Smith Wins by 3rd Rd KOSantos vs. Akano—Santos Wins by 3rd Rd TKORogers vs...

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  3. Strikeforce Picks

    Shamrock over Diaz by Unanimous DecisionMelendez over Damm by TKORadach over Smith by TKOSantos over Akano by DemolitionRogers over Humphrey by TKOYes, I'm going with all the favorites...

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  4. Tim Sylvia vs. Ray Mercer in a Cage

    This just keeps getting better. First, New Jersey decided it wanted no parts of a six round boxing match between Tim Sylvia and Ray Mercer. Promoter Monte Cox then moved the fight to Alabama, where apparently it's the modern Wild West and anything goes...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about 5 years ago 118 reads 1 comments

  5. Bellator Has Fights Up In English

    All right, we finally have the answer to, "Will Bellator be available in English?"Every Wednesday at 7am they plan on posting the previous week's event in English. The first show is up now...

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  6. Strikeforce All Access

    I absolutely love this concept...except the price. $24.95 a show? That's an insane price to pay, despite all the awesome features. I could see this being huge, if they found a way to get it around $5...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 5 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  7. Junkie's WAMMA Puff Piece

    MMAJunkie has a book length puff piece up about WAMMA getting a sponsor. It was written by Steve Sievert, who also happens to be on the WAMMA Ranking Committee...

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  8. Torres Wins a War over Mizugaki

    The fight began awkwardly when the referee stumbled over his words and told the fighters, "Touch gloves and go back to your gloves...Corners!" After that it was pure gold...

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  9. Shinya Aoki Beat in 27 Seconds

    Shinya Aoki's appearance in DREAM's Welterweight Grand Prix worked out about as well as an elephant on a diving board. He was able to take Hayato "Mach" Sakurai down, but everything after that went poorly...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 5 years ago 143 reads 27 comments

  10. Alvarez Gets Rocked Then Wins

    Eddie Alvarez avoided a huge upset in his Bellator debut by rebounding from early trouble for a submission win. No one gave Greg Loughran much of a chance, but he scored a quick knockdown with a left...

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  11. Dana Apologizes

    Well, sorta so far. He's going to release another video apologizing for getting GLAAD's curling iron so hot. I'm glad the mainstream media can move on from this story and concentrate on more important matters like North Korea bombing BJ Penn's house...

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  12. GLAAD Wants An Apology

    You knew this was coming. GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) is seeking an apology from Dana White and the UFC for his remarks about Loretta Hunt and her sources. I'm not sure why GLAAD feels the need to step in...

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  13. Fight Night Thoughts

    Carlos Condit needs to stop going to the bottom. I realize he "fights like that", but it kills him with the judges. Until judges become jiu-jitsu aces, they're almost always gonna see the guy on the bottom as losing the fight...

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  14. Aaron Simpson Did What?

    So I was reading Tracy Lee's blog about her time spent with Arizona Combat Sports and came across this..."He [Aaron Simpson] and Kendra had attempted to have children over and over and couldn't conceive...

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  15. 3 Ways TUF 9 Won't Suck

    I can't say I'm too excited about this season of The Ultimate Fighter. To me it's a bad sign when the figurehead of the company questions the idea at the start. Of course, Dana has changed his tune just in time for the start of the season...

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  16. UFC's April Fool's Joke

    You gotta give them credit. I have a hard enough time going to law school and posting once a day. Meanwhile, they're promoting multiple events, producing TV shows, negotiating contracts, and making fun of Fedor...

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  17. Never Believe a Brazilian

    A lot has been made about this cryptic post over at CagePotato. Fightlinker got so carried away, they even charted out the rest of Anderson Silva's MMA career. I have a fundamental problem with the initial report, though...

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  18. Sylvia/Mercer Moved to Alabama

    It's pretty bad when the only place you can stage a fight is Alabama. According to the article, they don't even have a regulatory body...

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  19. Wow, UFC 99 Sucks

    With all the excitement over UFC 98 and 100, I did not notice the final card for 99 until today. Let's just say it isn't gonna set any records. The main event of Rich Franklin vs Wanderlei Silva is about as good as it gets, but everything else stinks...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 5 years ago 82 reads 1 comments

  20. Sylvia/Mercer Canceled

    The New Jersey State Athletic Commission canceled Tim Sylvia's boxing debut against 47-year-old Ray Mercer At what age does the "____ year old" tag begin? It was used on Randy Couture when he was 43 but I can't remember ever hearing it before that...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 5 years ago 42 reads 1 comments

  21. UFC 100 Vs. Affliction: Speculation

    This Affliction vs UFC 100 business has inspired some genuine interest. Here are some things to think about...-UFC 100 might not be finished just yet...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 5 years ago 101 reads 3 comments

  22. KJ Noons Lost

    KJ Noons lost a unanimous decision to James Countryman in his return to boxing. It was not all that close, as Countryman won 58-56, 59-55, and 58-56 (six round fight). Next up for Noons is another boxing match on Apr...

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  23. What I Took From March Badness

    After watching Bobby Lashley's smothering win over Jason Guida, the one thing I kept wondering about was Ken Shamrock. I truthfully believe he might have defeated Lashley...

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  24. Affliction Really Is That Dumb

    When I posted about the possibility of Affliction's third event going head to head with UFC 100 on July 11, I never took it too seriously...

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  25. Affliction Nonsense

    As usual, it's impossible to get any sort of concrete information out of Affliction. With all their problems, I think one of the biggest has been communication...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 5 years ago 134 reads 11 comments