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Archive for January, 2007

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Thursday news blotter

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Today, PRIDE announced in Japan that Mauricio Shogun vs. Alistair Overeem has been added to their 2/24 Las Vegas fight card. Sherdog is reporting that the Frank Shamrock vs. Renzo Gracie fight, scheduled for Elite XC on 2/10, is possibly up-in-the-air. Update: Gracie Fighter claims a settlement has been reached. One other note: Showtime sent […]

UFC 67 – Analysis

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

By Stephan Marceau This card is called All or Nothing, well this could be the shortest main card for the UFC in awhile (in terms of fight time). Its a good thing GSP got injured or the PPV could have been mostly 1 rounders! People are looking for upsets here, but I dont think so. […]

Wednesday world news

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Sean Salmon reportedly made $3,000 USD in his fight versus Rashad Evans on UFC’s UFN 8 show last week. I think his hospital bill had a higher price tag. 🙁

Tuesday talking points

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Just a brief note — if you haven’t already listened to this week’s edition of FOR, check it out here. It includes a recap of the UFN 8 show (taped right after the show took place) and has two interesting guest interviews. Here’s your Internet feud of the month – Monte Cox vs. Ken “The […]

Hockey becomes a punchline for MMA

Monday, January 29th, 2007

I watched the NHL All-Star Game on Wednesday night (it aired on The Versus Network). Apparently, I may have been the only one. Monday morning, the NHL’s ASG TV rating (0.7) is being used as a comedy punchline by the American sports media (who compared the 0.7 rating to ratings of Andy Griffith Show re-runs, […]

Monday media highlights

Monday, January 29th, 2007

By Zach Arnold A new poll has been placed on the right side of the page. Should produce some interesting results. I wanted to take some time and point out a link to the Tomer Chen articles archive, which I strongly encourage you to check out if you have not read all of Tomer’s past […]

The Hall of Fame game

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

By Tomer Chen On December 7, 2006, the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) announced their 2007 class of inductees, with legends Roberto Duran, Pernell Whitaker & Ricardo Lopez as the living inductees (there were 13 total inductees from various eras and categories). On September 25, 2006, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Mixed Martial Arts Hall […]

Sunday news headlines

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

For those interested, make sure to add us as your new MySpace friend if you haven’t already done so. I try to send out news bulletins with this account that are site-related, so if you’re an avid MySpace user you’ll appreciate it. Josh Koscheck says his fight with Diego Sanchez will be on the UFC […]

Eddie Goldman issues challenges

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

By Zach Arnold One of the hot topics today revolves around comments that Eddie Goldman made on his radio show about the UFC Ultimate Fight Night 8 event that took place on Thursday. Some people will construe the comments as a challenge, while others will no doubtedly look at them as Goldman declaring war on […]

Saturday news clippings

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

By Zach Arnold Hey, an endorsement for our radio show. The most intriguing news of the day comes to us via Sankei Sports, which is reporting that Pancrase is tying up business-wise with BodogFIGHT. Given that it’s the Japanese media, the headline reads: “600 billion yen! Multi-millionaire promotion BoDog tie-up.” Pancrase will be sending Yoshiki […]

Fight Opinion Radio #39: IFL Week

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Potential sponsors (web sites, fighters, teams, companies) – if you want to have ads on our show (paid or barter), e-mail us immediately. Jeff decided that one of the biggest weeks for MMA news would be the week to decide to drink alcohol while hosting an important radio show. We strongly do not endorse alcohol […]

Friday news flash

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Sumo match-fixing allegations, Rashad Evans blows away fans, Dana (McMahon) White finds new ways to make friends, Sean Salmon speaks, an accused child molestor and a criminal on the run, and criticism on how UFC handled the Sean Salmon KO.

Heath Herring loses

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

A new poll has been added to the right side of the web page. Go vote. Ultimate Fight Night 8 recaps: Observer (plus they have a story about Kit Cope testing positive for steroids) | Sherdog | UFC Junkie (our best wishes to them and Sean Salmon) Update: Sean Salmon is at a local hospital. […]

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