And your new “The Ultimate Fighter” coaches are…

…Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson. Intriguing choices, particularly the latter. Dana White has always had a contentious relationship with Nelson and has been critical of his weight, attitude, regiment, and general philosophy to not only the fight game but how a fighter should train and prepare for fights. One moment … Continue reading

Joe Silva Goes all Heel GM and Makes Quinton Jackson fight Glover Texeira

The final fight on Quinton Jackson’s UFC contract will be against none other than Glover Teixeira at UFC 153 in Brazil. Teixeira, you may remember, is the dangerous rising Light Heavyweight who was offered to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua as a replacement for Thiago Silva. Rua infamously declined the fight by … 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

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