Archive for August 2011

UFC Reaches TV Deal with Fox - MMA to go Mainstream

In perhaps the most exciting turn of events in Mixed Martial Arts history, the UFC recently announced a seven-year broadcast deal with Fox Sports Media Group.  The UFC previously contracted out its broadcast rights to Spike TV with the majority of its fights available only on pay-per-view.  This monumental announcement means that, for the first... Read more »

Warrior - MMA's Version of The Fighter

Lionsgate recently contacted my gym Emerald Smoke and offered us free passes to a screening of the new film Warrior.  For those of you who do not know, Warrior is a film based on two MMA fighters (Tommy played by Tom Hardy and Brendan played by Joel Edgerton) who are also brothers removed from each... Read more »