By Zach Arnold | September 25, 2007
The opponent Akihiro Gono will be fighting at UFC 78 is Tamden McCrory.
Information on the next ShoXC card.
How much did it cost Pro Elite to buy out Future Fight Productions, Inc. (Icon Sport) of Hawaii? The data can be found here and here. In total: $350,000 USD in cash, 200,000 restricted PE shares (50% at closing, 50% in equal installments over the next three years), plus covering a portion of FFP’s EBITDA.
Quinton Jackson is now on TMZ.
Today’s headline in Nikkan Sports regarding the latest UFC activity — “PRIDE’s disappearance.” More of the article can be read here in Japanese. The long and the short of the article – PRIDE is officially dead in the eyes of the Japanese and that’s the only story angle they really care about when it comes to UFC.
Must have been an incident involving PRIDE fans:
“The UFC brings out too much testosterone in men, it seems,” Nelson said. “We’re just not that kind of place. For this to happen here is very uncomfortable.”
Is the PRIDE vs. UFC debate over?
The Evansville Courier Press profiles Jeff Osborne and HOOK ‘n SHOOT.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that local MMA promoter Randy Greenman was found dead. Foul play is suspected.
UFC’s PPV business in Q1 of 2007 is up by 35%.
More details on how CompuStrike works.
The Vancouver Sun says that the city’s MMA ban reeks of snobbery.
Good news on the Matt Hamill front.
Notes from the IFL’s Tuesday conference call.
Yves Edwards is joining American Top Team.
Royal Burnell has anger for Kevin Iole & Gary Shaw.
Will we see Nogueira vs. Kongo at UFC 79?
The Associated Press talks about women loving ‘ultimate fighting.’
“Somewhere between the Chippendales and the gladiators, there is a lot here that’s similar,” Danish said. “A lot of people get big thrills out of others’ pain.”