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Calvan vs. Aoki officially canceled

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Sherdog’s Friday news report about the JZ Calvan vs. Shin’ya Aoki 12/31 Saitama Super Arena fight being canceled has been officially verified by the producers of the Yarennoka event. Both Calvan and Aoki appeared at a makeshift press conference at the DEEP gym to address the media regarding the match cancellation. While the Aoki/Calvan fight […]

Updated K-1 12/31 Osaka Dome card (as of 12/18)

Monday, December 17th, 2007

As of today: Kiyoshi Tamura vs. Hideo Tokoro K-1 rules: Musashi vs. Bernard Ackah Melvin Manhoef vs. Yosuke Nishijima Zulu vs. Minowaman Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Joachim Hansen Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Masakatsu Funaki K-1 rules: Masato vs. Choi Yong-Soo Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Rani Yahya Bob Sapp vs. Bobby Ologun K-1 U-18 tournament

Fight Opinion Radio #71: Renato Babalu & Wallid Ismail

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

A big 100-minute show this week, so make sure you are subscribed to either our radio show RSS feed or our iTunes feed. We have three interviews on this week’s show. First, we have an interview with Jeffrey Tennen (of the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion in the USMC). He stopped by to tell us […]

Updated K-1 12/31 Osaka Dome card line-up

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

As of today: Yosuke Nishijima (ex-boxer) vs. Melvin Manhoef Zulu vs. Minowaman Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Joachim Hansen K-1 rules: Masato vs. Choi Yong-Soo Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Masakatsu Funaki Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Rani Yahya One-night U-18 tournament featuring HIROYA vs. Tsukasa Fuji and Kenji Kubo vs. Yudai

Thursday trash talk: Is Mayweather the king of PPV?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

News of the day is Kid Yamamoto vs. Rani Yahya apparently being booked for K-1’s 12/31 Osaka Dome event. The London Free Press has a feature article on Shawn Tompkins. Just who is calling Chris Horodecki the Sidney Crosby of fighting (other than the writer of the linked column)? Bad news on the Canadian front […]

Crisis management seminar held for K-1 employees

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

By Zach Arnold A couple of days ago in a site news update, we alluded to the fact that K-1 was going to read the riot act to both fighters and company staff regarding personal conduct both in and out of the workplace. Two recent incidents involving Masaaki Miyamoto (going to jail for marijuana) and […]

Monday media notes: Setting the agenda

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Yahoo has officially separated it’s boxing and MMA pages. You can access their MMA home page here. Sam Caplan means business. BBC Sports is reporting that Joe Calzaghe will be retiring within the next 12 months. Taking a look at upcoming fights and challenges in UFC for 2008. Fightlinker needs your help with WordPress issues. […]

HERO’s 10/28 Seoul results

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Card line-up here. Live results (in Japanese) here. Shungo Oyama defeated Carlos Newton in R3 in 2’40 by tap-out. Marcelo Garcia lost to Kim Dae Won in R2 in 20 seconds by TKO (doctor stoppage). Katsuyori Shibata lost to Heo Min-Seok in R2 in 1’31 by KO. Poai Suganuma defeated Bernard Ackah in R1 in […]

Monday headlines: The next big thing… in MMA

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

So, there are a lot of MMA sites marking out right now over UFC’s signing of Brock Lesnar. For those who don’t know Lesnar’s past track record in the fight industry, read here. Adam Swift has further thoughts. So does MMA Analyst and his alter-ego, Leland Roling. Luke Thomas has more thoughts on the UFC […]

Tuesday headlines: Kang vs. Akiyama booked

Monday, October 15th, 2007

HERO’s 10/28 Seoul, South Korea card line-up: Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Denis Kang, Yoon Dong Sik vs. Fabio Silva, Kin Tai Ei vs. Zelg Galesic, Yoshihisa Yamamoto vs. Lee Tae Hyun, Minowaman vs. Kim Min-Soo, Carlos Newton vs. Shungo Oyama, Bernard Ackah vs. Poai Suganuma, and Marcelo Garcia vs. Kim Dae Won. Eddie Goldman has a […]

Friday frenzy: Another HGH scandal in boxing

Friday, October 5th, 2007

Here’s a discussion starter – the latest Middleweight rankings and analysis at Bloody Elbow. When we interviewed Frank Shamrock a couple of weeks ago on Fight Opinion Radio, he noted that the IFL was having some financial trouble. According to Steven Molen of The NHB Show, Shamrock is quoted as saying that he might be […]

Open media post (10/5)

Friday, October 5th, 2007

If any big stories break, feel free to post links or opinions in the comments section. I will be doing the media rounds today. A new Fight Opinion Radio show will be posted this evening. (Subscribe to the show’s iTunes feed here.) There was a firestorm of reaction from various players in the Japanese MMA […]

Monday meltdown: Bob Arum attacks UFC again

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

Yoshihiro Akiyama is returning soon. It’s interesting to see just how hard K-1 is making a push in South Korea and not in Japan. Bob Arum goes off on UFC once again, this time declaring Kelly Pavlik’s recent win “the biggest blow to UFC.” Money quote: “I just think that he’s going to revive boxing […]

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