Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank Mir in 2018 is so Bellator; I’m pretending it’s not 2018. In a fight that lasted less than one minute, it was a wild and fast paced fight. During a brief scramble, Fedor landed a left hook that floored Mir, and Fedor finished it off with punches. With this win, Fedor […]
Ten years ago, I would feel pretty confident with Rampage giving up $10,000 a takedown against Chael Sonnen. In 2018, not so much. Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen will meet in the opening round of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix. While on the Beyond the Fight podcast, Rampage offered Sonnen $10,000 for ever takedown his […]
Okay, it just hit me. Bellator is the new Pride, at least that’s what it feels like to me. Bellator just released a promo video for the Heavyweight Grand Prix Heavyweight tournament, which kicks off January 2018. Here are the 1st round matchups: “Rampage” Jackson vs Chael Sonnen (Saturday, Jan. 20) Matt Mitrione vs Roy […]
At first, I was confused as to why Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva would headline a card with THREE title fights; it all makes sense now. As I watched the main event of Bellator 180 in New York City, I felt as if I were watching a WWF match. Sonnen was able to grind out a […]
Closing out a bizarre night at Madison Square Garden, Chael Sonnen’s nemesis, Tito Ortiz, sat cage side during the main event and taunted Chael Sonnen during his walkout and even during the fight. At one point during the fight, the crowd began to chant “Fuck You, Tito!” Safe to say a lot of people aren’t […]
I talked with Justin Ledet about his fight against Mark Godbeer in Dublin, Ireland, and his first time out of the country. We also discuss returning to Houston to fight at UFC Fight Night in Houston, Barnard Hopkins’ final fight, Miguel Cotto vs James Kirkland, and more.
“Dick Pill” Today, USADA issued a 1-year suspension on Jon Jones for failed drug test on June 16, ahead of his title fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. The suspension is retroactive to July 6, the date Jones was pulled from the PPV fight. Jones tested positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole. “Although I […]