Archive for April 2010

StrikeForce Brawl post mortem

  Seriously, Mayhem, you thought these guys would be cool with you busting in on their teammates? This is Nick and Nate Diaz in 1993, as kids. I’m told this photo captures their “happiest childhood moments.”   You’ve seen and read about the brawl, now check out what those involved have had to say looking... Read more »

Bully Beatdown

  Nick Diaz cocks a right at Jason Miller (black hair, with red strip) during the fight after the fights Saturday night By Elias Cepeda In addition to being a StrikeForce middleweight, Jason “Mayhem” Miller hosts an MTV reality show called “Bully Beatdown,” and Saturday night he seemed to mistake a real-life situation for his... Read more »

Flashy but Effective

  Sergio Martinez now owns titles at 154 and 160 pounds Sergio Martinez eluded and battered Kelly Pavlik Saturday night in Atlantic City, NJ to become the WBO and WBC middleweight champion. Scores were 115-111, 116-111 and 115-112 for Martinez. Check out Kevin Iole’s full report here EC
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StrikeForce Nashville Quick Results

StrikeForce middleweight champion Jake Shields (top) rains down punches on Dan Henderson Photos – Esther Lin/StrikeForce                           Jake Shields (21-4-1) retained his StrikeForce Middleweight title with a unanimous five-round decision over Dan Henderson25-8). Scores were 49-45, 49-46 and 48-45 for Shields. “King Mo” Lawal (7-0)... Read more »

15 Minute Morning MMA Blast Will Burn Fat Fast!

Try boosting your metabolism by waking up 15 minutes early.  Even 15 minutes of training, if it is high intensity can have a positive impact on your physique.  You will see changes in your body in a fairly short period of time if you give yourself a kick in the ass when you wake up... Read more »

Strikforce Predictions For Today's MMA Bouts on CBS

Today in Nashville, TN CBS will feature an MMA tripleheader with belts on the line.  It will air at 9pm ET/PT.  The line-up will include Dan Henderson verse Jake Shields, Gegard Mousasi vs Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Gilbert Melendez vs Shinya Aoki. Dan Henderson (25-7), a 2-time United States Olypmic wrestler who built an... Read more »
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Words From The Fight Doctor

I am always intrigued when science crosses with sports.  MMAJunkie.com ran a great story yesterday addressing key cornerman work.  Joe Rogan made a comment during the Maia – Silva fight about his corner’s actions when Maia’s nose was broken.  Should they have had Maia blow his nose?  Sounds simple enough, click here to see what... Read more »

UFC 112 Abu Dhabi, UAE Predictions

Anderson Silva 25-4-0 vs Demian Maa 12-1-0, Middleweight Championship, (-800 Silva/+500 Maia  http://wwwmmabettingblog.com) Silva considered by so many to be the best pound for pound MMA fighter and the current Middleweight Champ is defending his title against Maia.  Maia is a jiu jitsu magician.  Despite Maia’s pedigree in ground fighting, Silva is like a full... Read more »

FighterGirls Feature: Black Belt Sheila Bird

Written by Cassandra Blaso of Fightergirls.com; Forward by Erin Webb Women’s MMA is not the only one flourishing right before our eyes, Women’s BJJ and Grappling has been continuously pushing the level of competition.  Fightergirls writer, Cassandra Blaso, had the opportunity to sit down with 2008 FILA Grappling World Championship champ and Black Belt, Sheila Bird.  Sheila... Read more »
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Matt Hughes Breaks Down His Favorite Takedown

Can Matt Hughes regain his MMA sensibilities for Saturday’s fight against Renzo Gracie in UFC 112 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi?  I have not heard any other consensus on his performance against Matt Serra, who is a Renzo Gracie protege, other than he still looked like a wrestler.  So it will be interesting to see... Read more »