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Bellator is promoting a Kimbo Slice fight in London despite the fact that he got busted by the Texas athletic commission for using steroids while nearly killing his opponent in a February fight.
Paul Gift at Bloody Elbow has opened a huge can of worms regarding what UFC discovered about both PRIDE & Nobuyuki Sakakibara during their “due diligence” investigation with Spectrum Gaming.
The marriage between Japanese pay TV channel WOWOW & UFC was destined to fail. A foreign company with few strong Japanese MMA stars was simply going to be too expensive a proposition.
Believe it or not, the UFC caught an unexpected break with Daniel Cormier reportedly backing out of his upcoming UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones due to injury.
Despite admitting under oath that he was guilty of wrong-doing related to pending charges of perjury & forgery brought by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, promoter Roy Englebrecht is continuing to promote events in California.
Analysts and insiders can’t figure out why UFC would take the risk again of booking Conor McGregor at 170 pounds vs. Nate Diaz. If you look at it from UFC’s perspective, you’ll understand why it was a no-lose situation to book the rematch.
UFC got MMA legislation passed in the New York state Assembly but paid a heavy price tag to fight some of America’s most corrupt politicians.
The UFC will fight unionization on every front — including the ring card girls.
Is the USADA UFC drug testing program more bark than bite? One MMA personality says yes and that, eventually, the athletes and gyms will catch on to what is really happening.
Nevada’s athletic commission is dropping the hammer on California promoter Roy Englebrecht over allegations of both perjury & forgery in relation to supposedly falsified licensing paperwork that Englebrecht filed on behalf of boxer Zab Judah.
Hallelujah… MMA legislation in New York has passed the state’s Assembly. Does it still matter in today’s MMA landscape?
When Bellator takes a risk, it doesn’t hurt their bottom line. When UFC takes a risk in matchmaking, they often box themselves into a corner where Return on Investment is minimized.
Hillary vs. The Donald could be the classiest, most luxurious American political cage match ever and the subplot in Nevada could feature two of MMA’s biggest political mover-and-shakers.« Previous Entries Next Entries »