As you may or may not know, I have another blog called Mixed Marshall Arts covering the world of combat sports & entertainment: MMA, boxing, and pro wrestling. Here’s a list of what’s gone down recently…
- Fedor Emelianenko is Officially Done Fighting
After an easy first round knockout of Pedro Rizzo, Fedor Emelianenko announced his retirement from MMA. Video courtesy IronForgesIron.com: In attendance were Fedor’s entire family and Vladimir Putin. Because I’ve mentioned him, I’m bound by international law to reproduce this very real undoctored photo of him from a shoot with … Continue reading →
- You know who else pulled guard? Jesus.
This has to be one of the stranger things I’ve seen: a Christian ministry predicated on Mixed Martial Arts and punching guys in the face and kicking their legs and throwing them to the ground, hallelujah? I will say that there is or at least can be a strange sort … Continue reading →
- Trust Me, Alistair Overeem Will Not Fight Anytime in 2012
Alistair Overeem decided for some weird reason to say that he’s fighting in December: There’s no use in mincing words: this is unmitigated bullshit. The suspension levied by the NSAC ends on December 27th and, similar to the conditional license that was granted for his last fight against Lesnar, he’ll … Continue reading →
- Who is the Best Professional Wrestler of This Criminally Exclusive List?
Cageside Seats is doing a fun, mostly harmless tournament by fan vote to determine…I guess just who everybody likes right now. I say it’s mostly harmless because there is some harm in having a list like this that includes guys like Randy Orton but not, say, Jerry Lawler or Lou … Continue reading →
- ARES Fight Night IX coverage for Knick Ledger; new Spike piece on Commissions Killing MMA & Boxing
Two new articles up. First, for the Knick Ledger: Capital Region fighters were successful, though narrowly, at Ares Promotion’s “Fight Night IX” at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center Saturday night. The event was hampered by some last minute changes that took two of its major stars off the card, but … Continue reading →
- ARES Fight Night IX Results: Night of Close Fights; Locals Williams, Miller, and Kuhn Victorious
Really interesting night of fights at ARES Promotions’ Fight Night IX. I filed with the Knick Ledger and the article should be up on their site tomorrow morning. I’ll let you all know when it’s posted. Crowd was about 3/4ths capacity. Mike Faragon was supposed to headline, but injured his … Continue reading →
- Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye…
- Listen to me LIVE as guest co-host of Alternative to Sleeping tonight at 10pm!
- Realtors: “WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH” George Hearst III: “NONONOO SSSSHHH IT’S OKAY, it’s okay…here. Here’s a pacifier.” Kristi: “#oops.”
- Open Mic web series premiere tonight @ Lark Tavern
- Trust Me, You’re Going to Want to See This