Archive for the ‘UFC’ Category

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: 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 ... 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 ...

Nate Quarry To Replace Chris Leben At UFC 84?

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Last week, I was tipped off by a reliable source that Nate Quarry was being considered as a replacement for Chris Leben should his legal troubles get worse. Well, I think it's officially safe to say that Leben's problems have worsened. is reporting that Leben was sentenced today to 35 ... Do or Die for Joe Daddy?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Joe Stevenson was featured today on MMARated Radio. Here are some excerpts from the interview: On his next fight: "The way I look at it, I'm fighting for the title again in my head because to get another title shot, I got to beat Gleison (Tibau) and not just beat him in ... TUF’s Matthew Riddle Interview

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

When I first saw Matthew "Chipper" Riddle crush Dan Simmler's jaw on in the second episode of TUF 7, I quickly thought to myself: "That kid's going far in this tournament." I think it was a mix between the smug smile on his face and the excessive TV time he ...

CBC Host George Stroumboulopoulos Interview

Saturday, April 19th, 2008


Jonathan Goulet Pre-UFC 83 Interview

Saturday, April 19th, 2008


Arianny Selects…Sam Stout: Pre-UFC 83 Interview

Saturday, April 19th, 2008


“If I had to hear one more time how many [expletive] Emmys they’d won, I was going to jump out the window”

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Stephen Brunt, one of Canada's top sports reporters, has a solid article in The Globe And Mail today looking at the rise of the Ultimate Fighting Championship as the promotion gets set to hold their first event north of the border. Shockingly, there aren't too many inaccuracies in the article ...