UFC 145 Results -or- Let’s Talk About How Great Jon Jones Is


PRELIMS Marcus Brimage defeated Maximo Blanco via Split Decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28) Dana White was not a happy man, sarcastically tweeting about the fight itself, and I’m sure he wasn’t pleased with Blanco’s flips and antics after the fight itself, either. I wouldn’t be surprised to see him get his walking papers this … Continue reading

Who ya got? UFC 145 Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans


Tomorrow night is the long-awaited showdown between former stablemates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans for the UFC Light Heavyweight Title. Will the phenom Jones continue his ascendance, or will Evans play spoiler? If he did, it wouldn’t be the first time. Even when Evans knocked out Chuck Liddell with an … Continue reading

Double standard or inevitable? Miguel Torres fired after tweeting (yet another) rape joke

Miguel Torres was publicly fired by Dana White yesterday after White was blindsided by “Outside the Lines” host Michael Landsberg about an offensive rape joke that Torres posted to his Twitter account earlier in the day. The tweet, which was originally said to be a reference to an episode of … Continue reading

Why the Rating for WEC 47 Should Be the Least of the Promotion’s Concerns

According to MMAJunkie.com, last Saturday’s WEC 47 event delivered the promotion’s  lowest television ratings of the last couple years. The event, emanating from Columbus, OH and featuring a Bantamweight Title bout (see previous post) and appearances from former champion Miguel Torres and Jens Pulver, drew roughly 373,000 viewers for a … Continue reading

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