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Fight Opinion Radio: Mad genius Eddie Bravo has a high-stakes tournament concept destined to grab attentionWednesday, April 16th, 2014
Eddie Bravo joined us on Fight Opinion Radio to talk about his big plans for a new grappling tournament this Summer where the financial incentive is big to win and put on a show that could lead to bigger & better career prospects.
Some athletes can’t handle social media, no matter how much you desire having all your athletes online. Jon Jones falls into that category.
Bob Arum said the hell with it and shots were fired against MGM executives over the casino’s desire to promote the Floyd Mayweather/Marcos Maidana fight more boisterously than Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley.
Fight Opinion Radio features the best: Hall-of-Famer Jimmy Lennon Jr. on the evolving combat sports sceneTuesday, April 8th, 2014
One of our best interviews ever on Fight Opinion Radio as we got the chance to talk with the best ring announcer in the business, Jimmy Lennon Jr. His father was a king of the ring and Jr. isn’t far behind in terms of accomplishments. Everything you wanted to know about growing up in the fight business and father/son relationships, including comparing & contrasting Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. with JCC Jr. If you appreciate the modern history of combat sports and how it has impacted today’s business landscape, then this is an interview you must check out.
A lot of the biggest proponents of both the WWE Network and UFC’s Fight Pass site are ready to proclaim the death of PPV. However, there’s way too many business interests to prevent this from happening any time soon.
The good news is that the UFC seems willing to pay for random drug testing for some of their bigger fights. The question is: what exactly are the random drug testing protocols from state to state?
Fight Opinion Radio: Judo Gene LeBell on Ronda Rousey’s UFC success & stories on the late Billy RobinsonWednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Back with a bang, Fight Opinion Radio has a very informative & entertaining interview this week with the legendary Judo Gene LeBell. Gene is back to talk about the rise of Ronda Rousey as UFC’s top ace and stories on the late Billy Robinson, Karl Gotch, and Ed “Strangler” Lewis. You’d be hard pressed to find a guest who can weave the past with the present in combat sports like Mr. LeBell. Truly one of a kind.
Another slate of four shows in one month for the UFC. It’s hard to keep up, so we did the dirty work for you here. Enjoy.
GSP had the world in his hands given recent UFC developments. He had the leverage. And now that leverage is gone with a new ACL injury he suffered in training this week.
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.
Did Nevada bureaucrats sandbag the job security of athletic commission boss finalists? Update: Aaron Davis of NJ backs outThursday, March 20th, 2014
Nevada distributed a list of ten finalists for their Executive Director job at the state athletic commission. Did they just manage to wreck the current job security of some of those candidates?
Current casino owner who books fight shows appointed to Nevada athletic commission by Brian SandovalTuesday, March 18th, 2014
Just another conflict-of-interest for the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The politicos aren’t even trying to hide this one, either. But in 2016, those same politicos may be tearing each other apart.
We recently sat down with Showtime play-by-play man Mauro Ranallo to talk turkey about PRIDE’s past and about the future of combat sports on PPV. Plus: Should the UFC consider starting their own minor-league promotion?« Previous Entries