Archive for the ‘MMA’ Category

Contest: Guess Dana White’s Huge Announcement

Friday, June 6th, 2008

The MMA world is buzzing in anticipation over Dana White's huge, gigantic and, don't forget, mind-blowing announcement. For the uninformed, here is what the UFC president said in a recent interview with ESPN the Magazine with regards to said announcement: "You have no idea some of the stuff that we have ...

George Lucas’ Daughter Fails In MMA Debut

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

(The following post originally appeared at I guess all that time hanging out on the set of "Star Wars" films must have lit a fire under young Amanda Lucas (left) as the daughter of legendary filmmaker, George Lucas, made her MMA debut in Auckland, New Zealand, this past weekend. You read ...

Get Your Radio Show Here!

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Welcome, Ladies and Germophobes (that would be me), to the inaugural edition of "THE MMARated Radio Show."I have always struggled with the notion of whether I should put together an online show. The main strike against the idea was that I hated 99.99% of the shows out there because I ...

Merci GSP, You’ve Saved The Day Again

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

By now you've heard the news that Mark Coleman has been forced to pull out of his UFC 87 fight against Brock Lesnar due to a torn MCL. I guess that's the risk in promoting a fight featuring a 43-year-old five months in advance. While Coleman's injury is certainly a bummer, ...

MMARated Radio: Where Have You Gone, Elvis Sinosic?

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

The last time we saw Elvis Sinosic compete was in December 2007 for Cage Rage. An eleven-year veteran of the sport, Sinosic has fought all over the world, including in his home-country of Australia. So, where has he been? Well, that's a good question, I was wondering the same thing. "The King ...

Who’s The Sexiest MMA WAG Of ‘Em All?

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

We're doing some hard-hitting journalism over today while taking a look at the best MMA WAG's around. The good folks over at The Sun (UK) ran an interesting feature recently on the sexiest WAGs in MMA. For the uninformed, "WAG" is an acronym for "Wives And Girlfriends." It's a popular term ...

MMARated Radio: Patrick Schultz Reflects On His TUF Chances

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Every season of the "The Ultimate Fighter" always seems to have a happy-go-lucky guy who comes off as just feeling blessed to be on the show. There's also usually a guy who gets a second chance to chase his dream due to an injury or some kind of controversy. Just so ...

Gus & Mauro: A Match Made In Heaven

Monday, May 19th, 2008

(The following entry appeared first at Anyone who's listened to my appearances on Fight Network Radio knows that I am an unabashed Mauro Ranallo supporter. I have no problems saying that I think he's the best play-by-play man in the combat sports world. Just my opinion, don't get all worked ... Dueling Penn & Sherk Interviews

Monday, May 19th, 2008

It's a busy morning at (and too) because we've got dueling BJ Penn and Sean Sherk interviews. Some of the highlights include: Ariel Helwani: Penn has been very outspoken when the topic of your suspension, your appeals and steroids in MMA has come up. Basically, he’s not very happy ...

The Evolution Of The Iceman Should Not Be Televised

Friday, May 16th, 2008

(The following post also appeared on As a long-time boxing enthusiast, I'm well aware of the ugly side of the sport. Mainly what happens to the guys who stick around a little too long. Brain damage, impaired speech...that kind of thing. One of the worst examples of this is what has ...