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The UFC is starting double-headers and if you think fan burnout is bad now, it’s going to pick up more steam. Saturday was a dreadful and interminably long watch.
Dan Henderson looked like a fighter ready for retirement after two rounds against Mauricio Shogun in their UFC rematch. Then came round three and Henderson pulled a rabbit out of his ass.
There are a lot of fights scheduled for March and a lot of fighters that fans might not be familiar with.
The UFC is going to promote a fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort in Nevada. Either Belfort begs for permission to use testosterone or he skips using the magic T. Either result makes everyone look bad.
After Dana White ripped the mask off over UFC’s support of Vitor Belfort’s testosterone usage, Fox Sports finds itself in a public relations quandry that has eerie parallels to MLB in the late 90s.
Isn’t it amazing how MMA fighters who cry for a need to use testosterone are able to get on and off the magic T whenever they want to? Vitor Belfort says he doesn’t need to use testosterone for a title shot.
A busy slate of cards for UFC in October, including the struggling England card w/o Michael Bisping.
Rousimar Palhares got fired from the UFC because of bad sportsmanship. He didn’t get fired because he failed a drug test over nine months ago, however. Luca Fury asks why the UFC doesn’t have a consistent policy for punishing fighters who fail drug tests.
Tim Kennedy may be paying a price for criticizing UFC fighter pay and fighters in the organization who use testosterone.
Four cards for UFC in May & June with fights featuring some recognizable names but also a ton of bouts with names of guys that the casual fan has never heard of before.
There are five questions not being asked strongly enough in the aftermath of UFC disclosing that Vitor Belfort fought Michael Bisping in Sao Paulo while using testosterone.
Dana White issued a $2,000 media challenge for anyone who can name a “hit” on Spike TV since UFC has left the network. Pay up, Dana.
UFC’s two October cards certainly aren’t lacking in depth, although the top fights are not exactly big headliners for casual fans.« Previous Entries