By Zach Arnold | October 7, 2007
An update on the Tadao Yasuda story: Nikkan Sports has a new article today on Yasuda’s condition. An initial MRI examination showed no significant brain damage for Yasuda, but he is still suffering from the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning. It will be about two or three weeks at the earliest before he can be released from the hospital. Currently, Yasuda is under heavy sedation and will be slowly taken off medication as his condition improves.
Someone else wants to challenge UFC.
Disgraced sports writer Ron Borges has now found a new home — and a rather big one at that. It’s called ESPN.
Joe Calzaghe is dangling the retirement carrot.
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Manny Pacquiao defeated Marco Antonio Barrera by unanimous decision on Saturday night. Meanwhile, an AP report says the MSG fans were busy booing Samuel Peter’s unanimous decision win over Jameel McCline. Eastside Boxing disagrees with the AP’s report, calling the Peter/McCline fight exciting. Amir Khan defeated Scott Lawton at Nottingham Arena to retain his Commonwealth lightweight title.
Analyzing the latest rumors surrounding Fedor.
Results from the Combat in the Cage event Saturday night in Trenton, New Jersey.
News and notes on the upcoming IFL GP tournaments.
It doesn’t look like MMA regulation is coming any time soon in Massachusetts.
Michael Bisping has some comments about his upcoming fight with Rashad Evans.
Jimmy Ambriz lost to Chris Tuchscherer in Bismarck, North Dakota on Saturday night.
UFC reportedly wants ‘a strong push’ in the Japanese marketplace. Conversely, Japanese MMA fans might like to push UFC off a cliff after the way the company handled the PRIDE situation this week.