1. Arlovski Signs with Golden Boy

    Honestly, I don't think this will work out well for them. They're probably thinking, "All those MMA fans are gonna tune in to see how Andrei does in boxing. It'll be a smash!" Then they high-five and rub each other's nuts...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 107 reads 6 comments

  2. Corner Footage Surrendered

    According to a source within the UFC, the corner footage from St-Pierre/Penn II has been surrendered to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. While we only saw brief clips during the fight, the UFC actually has a camera on each corner the entire break...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  3. In Case You're Wondering

    The alternative to all the "Grease" talk is I post about UFC Fight Night 17. I'm not sure if "Danzig Likes Broccoli" would interest you guys as much. But hey, if that's what you want, just say so...

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  4. Penn's Power Play

    I do not believe for a second that BJ Penn plans on retiring. "Grease" has been too much of a hit for him to walk away at this point. To me, the retirement talk is part two of the plan...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 182 reads 0 comments

  5. NSAC Speaks

    Keith Kizer, the Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, doesn't seem to be messing around."I found out this morning -- I talked with another inspector of mine -- he said that apparently B...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 147 reads 1 comments

  6. Another Accuser

    I completely forgot about this one. Back in April of 2005 at UFC 52, Georges St-Pierre defeated Jason Miller. He's never specifically stated this blog entry was about St-Pierre, but you'd have to be brain dead not to figure it out yourself...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  7. St-Pierre: Vaseline Controversy Q and A

    Can you explain what exactly happened?Between the first and second rounds, Georges "Rush" St-Pierre's cornerman, Phil Nurse, rubbed Vaseline on his face then his body...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 656 reads 8 comments

  8. GSP Corner Illegally Applied Vaseline to St. Pierre's Body During BJ Penn Fight

    This is the last thing the UFC or MMA needs right now. Apparently St-Pierre's cornerman, Phil Nurse, rubbed Vaseline on his back and shoulders in between rounds...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 5,001 reads 11 comments

  9. UFC 94 Full Results

    www.RearNakedNews.com Preliminary Card Dan Cramer vs Matt Arroyo Cramer Wins by Split Decision Jake O'Brien vs Christian Wellisch O'Brien Wins by Split Decision John Howard vs Chris Wilson ...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 585 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC 94 Live Results

    (If you like RearNakedNews.com, please support our sponsors. A click here and there when you visit goes a long way.)-For anyone who doesn't know the drill. I'll post quick results for all the preliminary fights other than Fitch/Gono and Tavares/Gamburyan.

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 276 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC 94 Preview

    CLICK HERE FOR UFC 94 LIVE RESULTSManny Gamburyan vs Thiago Tavares It seems like Thiago Tavares has been around forever when in reality he's only been in the UFC for less than two years...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  12. Wanderlei to 185 lbs

    It's true. Wanderlei Silva will move down to 185 lbs for his next fight. Even if he has some cardio issues from the drop in weight, I still would put him in the top three in the UFC's Middleweight Division behind Anderson Silva and Dan Henderson...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 30 reads 0 comments

  13. Oscar De La Hoya Is Mad

    It is no secret Oscar De La Hoya hates Larry Merchant. It's also not a secret a lot of other people hate Larry Merchant, including just about every Spanish speaking boxing fan...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 1,398 reads 1 comments

  14. UFC's February Drought

    January has already been a crazy month for MMA and we haven't even gotten to GSP/Penn II, which also happens to have other fights I'm psyched for like Guida/Diaz, Machida/Silva, and the return of Karo...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  15. Vindication

    Of the 13,228 who attended "Day of Reckoning", only 8,946 paid (4,282 free seats). This means 32% of the audience did not pay. While it is typical to give away tickets, 32% is a huge number...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 72 reads 6 comments

  16. Larry Merchant or Richard Schaefer Is Lying

    Either Larry Merchant or Richard Schaefer, the CEO of Golden Boy, is lying. I like the list of things Golden Boy does for Affliction: Golden Boy and Affliction announced a partnership ...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 83 reads 0 comments

  17. All Over the Place

    Kid Yamamoto coming to the WEC?Tom Atencio is not an easy guy to interview. I'll sum this entire interview up in a Tom Atencio sentence, "Well, ya know, we uh want to have a third show, ...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  18. Shut Up Larry Merchant

    "A celebrity who is here in bronze only (De La Hoya has a bronze statue at Staples Center), Oscar De La Hoya, the live version, is in nearby Anaheim, where his company got a $5 million ...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 48 reads 4 comments

  19. Tito Is Not A Broadcaster

    Tito stole the show. My first post after an excellent night of fights and it's about an announcer. He managed to make me think, "Well, at least Chuck Zito wasn't as bad as Tito." To me this is a historic moment in MMA...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 80 reads 3 comments

  20. Affliction "Day of Reckoning" Results

    www.RearNakedNews.com Preliminary CardCooper def Speight by first Rd TKORios def Duarte by Unanimous DecisionDavis def Quach by Unanimous Decision Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs Vladamir Matyushenko -They are moving things along rather quickly...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  21. Day of Reckoning Preview

    (I want to remind everyone that BetUS.com is not only a sponsor of this site, but also the online sportsbook I personally use. If you are thinking about making a pick tonight, check out their MMA Betting Lines...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 45 reads 1 comments

  22. I'm Picking B.J. Penn

    BJ Penn is going to defeat Georges St-Pierre. I don't care about the size difference. The five-day training holiday does not bother me. The lack of quality training partners doesn't worry me...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 271 reads 11 comments

  23. Affliction Loses a Fighter

    Chris Horodecki has not been cleared to fight by the California State Athletic Commission. MMAJunkie is reporting the issue was neurological. Tom Atencio is looking for a replacement to face Dan Lauzon, but at this point no one has been named...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 44 reads 1 comments

  24. Cool Like Fedor Emelianenko

    When Fedor showed up today at the well-timed Affliction press conference, I couldn't believe my eyes. It wasn't just the fact he was wearing an old prop from The Cosby Show...

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 308 reads 4 comments

  25. Subtle Punches by Rich Franklin

    Rich Franklin sat down with MMAJunkie and the quotes put things into perspective. He's excellent at something out there without committing to it.On Henderson being a dirty fighter....

    Rear Naked Written by Rear Naked about over 6 years ago 77 reads 1 comments