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Too long to translate, but the summary is that between fighters like Masakatsu Funaki losing and Kiyoshi Tamura suffering a finger injury, everything is in a state of flux right now with both DREAM GP tournaments. In other words, expect some past fighters (like JZ Calvan) to be possibly re-booked as replacements in the [...]
Results here. Multimedia clips from the show here. Show commentary here. MMA Predictions breakdown here.
The Canadian Press: Matt Hughes to meet Thiago Alves at UFC 85 in London
Ice News: A holistic approach to violence in Sweden
The Ottawa Citizen: Ultimate fighters are, in fact, trained athletes
The Winnipeg Sun: Great (Jason) Day, great night
The Orange County Register: Rick Bassman tells about his fight in MMA
The Liverpool [...]
We decided to go with a different format for this radio show. This time around, the guests are the co-hosts… and it made for some interesting radio. Listen to Mr. Barnett discuss his philosophy on catch wrestling (in relation to jiu-jitsu) and his pointed comments towards Eddie Bravo. Shayna discusses her future [...]
Steve Kim has a three-part article series (here, here, and here).
AOL Fanhouse: Without Chuck Liddell, UFC 85 won’t sell on PPV
Fox Sports: Rich Clementi will take Rob Emerson’s place at UFC 84
MMA Junkie: Cole Miller vs. Jorge Gurgel at UFC 86
The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star (VA): Ultimate Warrior Challenge brings MMA to the Patriot Center this weekend
The Daily Egyptian (Southern Illinois): [...]
In an interview with Michael David Smith of AOL Fanhouse:
I’m really interested to see how MMA does this year on network TV. My gut tells me we have to get MMA. If somebody asked you 10 years ago would ESPN put poker on you’d have said no. There’s a resistance right now from an older [...]
The injury is no joke.
May 18th in Tokyo at Ariake Colosseum. More details coming soon.
Update: While it is only a rumor, we’ve heard a name listed (strangely) as Barnett’s possible opponent… Jeff Monson. Is there a possibility that two Washington guys will be going at it against each other?
PBP: Sherdog | The Fight Network | MMA Junkie | Observer | AOL Fanhouse
Expect an amazing amount of MMA-related articles to be published today. I’ll try my very best to keep up with all of the action.
On Saturday, we’ll have a brand new edition of Fight Opinion Radio — this time, with a twist. Josh Barnett and Shayna Baszler will be the co-hosts. Speaking of [...]
Quietly, the IFL filed their 10k SEC report on tax day. Of note, the following items in the report:
Since the company’s inception, they have suffered a net loss of $31 million USD. Revenues are currently insufficient to run operations past Q3 if things do not change.
Costs to promote events in 2007 were $15.9 [...]