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  • UFC on FOX: Maia vs. Condit Live Thread

    08/27/2016 3:30:01 PM PDT · by Impy · 32 replies
    8-27-16
    Prelims and Main Card on Fox broadcast network. Prelims airing now, Main Card starts at 8 eastern. Damian Maia vs. Carlos Condit Anthony Pettis vs. Charles Oliveira Paige VanZant vs. Bec Rawlings Joe Lauzon vs. Jim Miller Sam Alvey vs. Kevin Casey
  • UFC 202: Diaz/McGregor 2 Live Thread

    08/20/2016 4:57:36 PM PDT · by Impy · 69 replies
    8-20-16
    Premlims starting soon on Fox Sports One and Fox Sports Go.com. Main Card on Pay-Per-View Nate Diaz v. Connor McGregor (170) Anthony "Rumble" Johnson v. Glover Teixeira (205) Rick "The Horror" Story v. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone (170) Stun Gun Kim v. Mike Perry (170) Tim Means v. Sabah Homasi (170) Prelims Cody Garbrandt vs. Takeya Mizugaki (135) Raquel Pennington vs. Elizabeth Phillips (135) Artem Lobov vs. Chris Avila (145) Randa Markos vs. Cortney Casey (115)
  • UFC Fight Night 92: Live Thread

    08/06/2016 5:32:54 PM PDT · by Impy · 48 replies
    8-6-16
    Prelims and Main Card on Fox Sports One. Airing now. Not a lot of big names on the card. Yair Rodríguez vs. Bruce Leroy in the Main Event Dennis Bermudez vs. Rony Jason in the Co-Main Rest of Main Card Thales Leites vs. Chris Camozzi Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Zak Cummings Trevor Smith vs. Joe Gigliotti Maryna Moroz vs. Danielle Taylor Featured Prelim Court McGee vs. Dominique Steele
  • UFC 201: Live Thread (Lawler v. Woodley)

    07/30/2016 5:46:23 PM PDT · by Impy · 52 replies
    7-30-16
    Welterweight title on the line. Prelims airing now on Fox Sports 2. Main Card on PPV Robbie Lawler (c) vs. Tyron Woodley Rose Namajunas vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger Francisco Rivera vs. Érik Pérez Ryan Benoit vs. Fredy Serrano Remaining Prelims Ed Herman vs. Nikita Krylov Ross Pearson vs. Jorge Masvidal
  • UFC on FOX: Live Thread (Holm V. Shevchenko)

    07/23/2016 2:10:37 PM PDT · by Impy · 28 replies
    7-23-16
    Fight Pass Prelims started already. Main Prelims start at 6 Eastern on FOX. Main Card at 8 Eastern on FOX Former Women's Champ and Rousey-Slayer Holly Holm takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Edson Barboza and Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event. Live from Chicago but I have a family party, gotta leave soon so I'll have to watch later.
  • UFC 200: Live Thread (Tate/Nunes Lesnar/Hunt Cormier/Silva Aldo/Edgar )

    07/09/2016 5:10:25 PM PDT · by Impy · 75 replies
    7-9-16
    Premlims airing now on Fox Sports 2 (sorry) Will be on Fox Sports 1 when the Yankee game is over, in extra innings Main Card on PPV Miesta Tate defends her Women's BW belt against Amanda Nunes. Former HW Champ Brock Lesnar returns and faces Mark Hunt LHW Champ DC takes on Anderson Silva in a non-title bout, after Jon Jones is pulled from the card (sigh). Former featherweight Champ Jose Aldo takes on Former LW Champ Franke Edgar for the Interim FW title. Conor probably never goes back to FW so I don't know why this isn't for the...
  • UFC Fight Night 89 MacDonald V. Thompson: Live Thread

    06/18/2016 4:59:26 PM PDT · by Impy · 31 replies
    6-18-16
    Early Prelims on UFC Fight Pass in Progress Premlims on Fox Sports 2 at 8:30 Eastern Main Card on Fox Sports 1 at 10:30 Eastern: Rory MacDonald vs. Wonderboy Thompson Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Cote Steve Bosse vs. Sean O'Connell Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Thibault Gouti Valerie Letourneau vs. Joanne Calderwood
  • UFC 199 Live Thread: Rockhold/Bisping Cruz/Faber

    06/04/2016 6:39:36 PM PDT · by Impy · 67 replies
    6-4-16
    Final Prelim Fight airing now on FS1 Main Card on Pay-Per View, 2 Belts on the Line Rockhold vs.Bisping 2 Cruz vs. Faber 3 Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard Dustin Poirier vs. Bobby Green
  • UFC Fight Night 88 Live Thread

    05/29/2016 6:11:09 PM PDT · by Impy · 10 replies
    5-29-16
    Main Card airing now on Fox Sports 1
  • UFC 198/Bellator 154 Live thread

    05/14/2016 6:00:55 PM PDT · by Impy · 50 replies
    5-14-16
    UFC prelims airing right now on Fox Sports 1. Main Card on PPV, Heavyweight Title on the line Bellator airing on Spike TV
  • UFC 197 Thread

    04/23/2016 3:33:59 PM PDT · by EEGator · 98 replies
    http://www.ufc.com/
  • Conor McGregor Announces Retirement from Mixed-Martial Arts

    04/20/2016 6:41:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 20, 2016 | Daniel J. Flynn
    UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced his retirement from mixed-martial arts on Twitter Tuesday. The announcement follows McGregor witnessing last week a Brazilian mixed-martial artist take a beating in the cage that led to his death. The 27-year-old posting the retirement tweet while in Iceland training struck some as a strange setting to call it quits, leading to speculation of a publicity stunt or a call of a UFC bluff on money.
  • Chael Sonnen goofs on Michelle Fields hoax

    03/18/2016 9:10:31 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 13 replies
    (AUDIO)
  • UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2 Live Thread

    12/19/2015 3:39:01 PM PST · by Manic_Episode · 58 replies
    12/19/15 | UFC on FOX 17
    UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2 Ultimate Fighting Championship Amway Center Orlando, Florida, United States Main Card: (FOX: 8pm ET) 155lbs- Rafael dos Anjos (24-7) vs. Donald Cerrone 28-6) 265lbs- Junior Dos Santos (17-3) vs. Alistair Overeem (39-14) 155lbs- Nate Diaz (17-10) vs. Michael Johnson (16-9) 115lbs- Randa Markos (5-2) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (7-0) Preliminary Card: (Fox Sports 1: 5pm ET) 145lbs- Myles Jury (15-1) vs. Charles Oliveira (20-5) 185lbs- Nate Marquardt (33-15-2) vs. CB Dollaway (15-7) 135lbs- Sarah Kaufman (17-3) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (11-1) http://i.imgur.com/atCVNoB.jpg
  • UFC President Dana White Endorses Donald Trump [VIDEO]

    12/11/2015 7:16:06 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/11/2015 | DAVID HOOKSTEAD
    Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White has endorsed Donald Trump for president. White told TMZ on Friday that when the UFC was looking for a place to host its events, Donald Trump was one of the few people that was willing to work with the organization. Trump even made personal appearances at fighting events hosted at Trump properties. "You will never hear me say a negative thing about Donald Trump," White told the TMZ reporters. When asked if White will vote for Trump he simply replied, "Donald will get my vote."
  • UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor Live Thread

    12/12/2015 6:32:16 PM PST · by Manic_Episode · 120 replies
    PPV | 12/12/15 | UFC
    145lbs- Jose Aldo (25-1) vs. Conor McGregor (18-2) {Featherweight Title Unification Fight} 185lbs- Chris Weidman (13-0) vs. Luke Rockhold (14-2) {Middleweight Title Fight} 185lbs- Yoel Romero (10-1) vs. Ronaldo Souza (22-3) 170lbs- Demian Maia (21-6) vs. Gunnar Nelson (14-1-1) 145lbs- Max Holloway (14-3) vs. Jeremy Stephens (24-11) Preliminary Bouts FOX Sports 1: (8pm ET/ 5pm PT/ 1am UK) 135lbs- Urijah Faber (32-8) vs. Frankie Saenz (11-2)
  • UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant Live Thread

    12/10/2015 5:14:43 PM PST · by Manic_Episode · 38 replies
    12/10/2015 | UFC
    UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant Main Card (UFC Fight Pass): (10pm ET/ 7pm PT/ 3am UK) 115lbs- Paige VanZant (6-1) vs. Rose Namajunas (3-2) 155lbs- Jim Miller (25-6) vs. Michael Chiesa (12-2) 155lbs- Sage Northcutt (6-0) vs. Cody Pfister (12-4-1) 185lbs- Elias Theodorou (11-0) vs. Thiago Santos (11-3)
  • ‘Welcome Holm,’ Holly (Albuquerque welcomes back UFC world champion)

    12/07/2015 2:34:51 PM PST · by CedarDave · 22 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | December 6, 2015 | Katy Barnitz
    Thousands lined the streets of Downtown Albuquerque on Sunday to celebrate hometown hero Holly Holm, the Duke City native who took down Ronda Rousey in November to claim the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship. New Mexico waited patiently in the weeks after the fight to welcome home "The Preacher's Daughter," who upset Rousey with a second-round knockout in Australia on Nov. 14 and toured about the country following the win. And at Sunday's parade in her honor, it was clear that the post-fight excitement among Burquenos hadn't waned in the slightest. Fans showed up in droves, many wearing Holm T-shirts or...
  • 'Glad to See That Ronda Rousey Lost,' Donald Trump Tweets as Fighter Vows, 'I'll Be Back'

    11/16/2015 2:12:49 PM PST · by EveningStar · 60 replies
    People ^ | November 16, 2015 | Char Adams
    Donald Trump is glad that Ronda Rousey lost her title as UFC women's bantamweight champion ... "Glad to see that @RondaRousey lost her championship fight last night. Was soundly beaten - not a nice person!" Trump, 69, tweeted to his more than 4 million followers on Sunday ... Days earlier, Rousey, 28, pledged her support to Bernie Sanders in an interview with Maxim magazine. She added that if Sanders doesn't defeat Hillary Clinton in the primary, she'll vote for a third-party candidate ...
  • UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm Live Thread

    11/14/2015 5:39:43 PM PST · by Manic_Episode · 225 replies
    UFC | 11/14/2015
    UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm Main Card Pay-per-view (10pm ET/ 7pm PT/ 3am UK) 135lbs- Ronda Rousey (12-0) vs. Holly Holm (9-0) {Women’s Bantamweight Title Fight} 115lbs- Joanna Jedrzejczyk (10-0) vs. Valerie Letourneau (8-3) {Women’s Strawweight Title Fight} 265lbs- Mark Hunt (10-10-1) vs. Antonio Silva (19-7-1) 185lbs- Uriah Hall (12-5) vs. Robert Whittaker (14-4) 265lbs- Stefan Struve (26-7) vs. Jared Rosholt (13-2)
  • EXCLUSIVE: You'll Never Guess Who Ronda Rousey Is Backing for President

    11/11/2015 7:53:21 AM PST · by Rodamala · 39 replies
    Maxim ^ | November 10, 2015 | Chris Wilson
    As Bernie Sanders prepares to enter the primary-season Octagon against arch-rival Hillary Clinton, he can take some comfort in the fact that the world's most popular MMA fighter, Ronda Rousey, has come out swinging in his corner. In a recent interview with Maxim, the undefeated UFC champion, who defends her bantamweight belt against Holly Holm on Saturday, pledged her support to the progressive Vermont Senator, who is the only "democratic socialist" in Congress. And she's hoping her political muscle serves as an electoral armbar that will send him all the way to the White House. "I'm voting for Bernie Sanders,...
  • She’s no punching bag: Libs attack Ronda Rousey for her convictions about trans-athletes

    08/05/2015 7:08:09 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 54 replies
    http://www.bizpacreview.com ^ | August 4, 2015 | Michael Schaus
    Ultimate Fighting Championship Star Ronda Rousey improved her undefeated record with an amazing 30-second victory over Bethe Correia Saturday night, but “social justice” warriors were quick to remind Twitter users that she’s not PC-approved. Focusing in on comments Rousey made about a transgender fighter participating in female divisions, the PC police flocked to Twitter in an effort to steal the spotlight from her impressive win. In 2014, Rousey expressed concern that athletes who were born male might have an unfair advantage in women’s divisions after Fallon Fox, a fellow MMA fighter, came out as transgender. “She can try hormones, chop...
  • UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier LIVE THREAD

    05/23/2015 5:07:05 PM PDT · by Manic_Episode · 80 replies
    UFC | 05/23/15
  • What Liberals Can Learn About How To Succeed At Life From Female UFC Champ Ronda Rousey

    05/23/2015 4:40:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 23, 2015 | John Hawkins
    “People love the idea of winning an Olympic medal or a world title. But what few people realize is that pretty much every second leading up to the actual win is uncomfortable, painful, and impossibly daunting—physically and mentally. Most people focus on the wrong thing: They focus on the result, not the process. The process is the sacrifice; it is all the hard parts—the sweat, the pain, the tears, the losses. You make the sacrifices anyway. You learn to enjoy them, or at least embrace them. In the end, it is the sacrifices that must fulfill you.” – Ronda Rousey...
  • UFC Fight Night 65: Miocic vs. Hunt Live Thread

    05/09/2015 6:49:32 PM PDT · by Manic_Episode · 35 replies
    UFC | 05/09/2015
    UFC Fight Night 65: Miocic VS Hunt Here's what's left for tonight: Main Card (UFC Fight Pass) (8pm PT/ 11pm ET/ 4am UK) 265lbs- Mark Hunt (10-9-1) vs. Stipe Miocic (12-1) 185lbs- Brad Tavares (13-3) vs. Robert Whittaker (13-4) 205lbs- Sean O’Connell (16-6) vs. Anthony Perosh (15-8) 155lbs- Jake Matthews (8-0) vs. James Vick (7-0) Preliminary Bouts (UFC Fight Pass) 4:45pm PT/ 7:45pm ET/ 12:45am UK 145lbs- Hatsu Hioki (27-8-2) vs. Daniel Hooker (11-5) 170lbs- Kyle Noke (20-7-1) vs. Andreas Stahl (9-1)
  • UFC champion Jon Jones stripped of title, suspended after arrest

    04/29/2015 5:32:21 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    Fox ^ | 4-29-15 | AP
    Jon Jones has been stripped of his UFC light heavyweight title and suspended indefinitely following his arrest in New Mexico on a hit-and-run that police say left a pregnant woman with a broken arm. The UFC announced the extraordinary penalties Tuesday night for violations of its athlete code of conduct policy following Jones' latest arrest in a string of misbehavior. "Got a lot of soul searching to do," Jones posted on his official Twitter account Tuesday. "Sorry to everyone I've let down." UFC President Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta apparently met with Jones in Albuquerque before making their decision,...
  • UFC on Fox 14 Gustaffson vs. Johnson - Live Event

    01/24/2015 4:53:13 PM PST · by Manic_Episode · 65 replies
    UFC | January 24, 2015 | UFC
    UFC on Fox 14 Gustaffson vs. Johnson
  • UFC Star Is Heading to Israel for a More Real and Dangerous Fight

    07/28/2014 7:16:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    the blaze ^ | 7/28/14 | Sharona Schwartz
    UFC stands for Ultimate Fighting Championship, but the next destination for one of its athletes is shaping up to be the real ultimate fight in comparison with his usual in-cage brawls.Noad Lahat, 30, is leaving the U.S. temporarily to help defend his family and friends in Israel, which has been under fire from Hamas rockets more than 2,500 times in the past three weeks.Noad Lahat, right, from Israel, grapples with Steven Siler during the second round of a featherweight mixed martial arts bout at a UFC event in San Jose, Calif., July 26, 2014. Lahat won by unanimous decision. (AP...
  • UFC 175 LIVE THREAD

    07/05/2014 6:56:12 PM PDT · by Manic_Episode · 62 replies
    UFC
    Middleweight Championship Chris Weidman (c) (11-0) vs Lyoto Machida (21-4) Women Bantamweight Championship Ronda Rousey (c) (9-0) vs Alexis Davis (16-5) Heavyweight Stefan Struve (29-6) vs Matt Mitrione (7-3) Middleweight Uriah Hall (9-4) vs Thiago Santos (9-2) Bantamweight Marcus Brimage (6-2) vs Russell Doane (13-3)
  • Sound familiar? Top Nevada Dem official vows to pursue conservative group

    04/11/2014 4:05:44 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 11 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 11, 2014 | By M.D. Kittle
    Nevada’s Democrat secretary of state says he’ll do all in his power to crush a conservative organization that ran ads against him in his campaign to become the state’s attorney general. Sound familiar? It’s part of a “disturbing trend,” said Matthew Walter, executive director of the State Government Leadership Foundation, the conservative nonprofit behind the ads that earned the ire of Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller. “This is all about freedom of speech,” Walter said. “Whether it’s President Obama’s Internal Revenue Service and their unbalanced scrutiny into conservative organizations, or whether it’s Ross Miller with his threats and blustering...
  • UFC 171: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Live Thread

    03/15/2014 4:47:22 PM PDT · by Manic_Episode · 136 replies
    03/15/2014 | UFC
    UFC 171: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Live Thread UFC Welterweight Championship (vacant) Johny Hendricks (15-2) vs Robbie Lawler (22-9, 1 NC) Welterweight Carlos Condit (29-7) vs Tyron Woodley (12-2) Lightweight Diego Sanchez (24-6) vs Myles Jury (13-0) Welterweight Jake Shields (29-6-1, 1 NC) vs Hector Lombard (33-4-1, 1 NC) Light Heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux (14-5) vs Nikita Krylov (16-3) Preliminary Bouts (Fox Sports 2) 5pm PT/ 8pm ET/ 1am UK Welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (8-0) vs Rick Story (16-7) Women's Bantamweight Raquel Pennington (4-4) vs Jessica Andrade (10-3) Featherweight Dennis Bermudez (13-3) vs Jimy Hettes (11-1) Welterweight Sean Spencer (11-2)...
  • Weidman dominates first, then Silva leg break ends fight in TKO (UFC)

    12/28/2013 10:37:56 PM PST · by Impy · 10 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 12-29-13 | Mike Chiappetta
    All of the hype, all of the buildup, and none of the satisfaction of a conclusive finish. In a terribly unfortunate ending to an anticipated rematch, Anderson Silva broke his leg on a checked kick, bringing the UFC 168 main event to a finish at 1:16 of the second round. The official ruling was a TKO win for champion Chris Weidman.
  • Weidman KO's Silva to take title

    07/07/2013 1:55:07 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 40 replies
    Chris Weidman sent a shock wave through mixed martial arts, stopping Anderson Silva in the second round of the main event at UFC 162 to become the new middleweight champion on Saturday night. Silva talked, taunted and dared Weidman to engage him. When the champion lowered his hands early in the second round, Weidman caught him with a short left that sent the MMA star to the mat. Weidman pounced and landed a few more shots that forced referee Herb Dean to stop the fight at 1:18
  • Mitrione calls Fox 'disgusting freak' (UFC)

    04/24/2013 5:46:35 AM PDT · by massmike · 33 replies
    http://msn.foxsports.com/ ^ | 04/24/2013 | A.J. Perez
    Matt Mitrione was suspended indefinitely by the UFC on Monday, hours after the heavyweight fighter and former NFL defensive lineman called transgender MMA competitor Fallon Fox “a lying, sick, sociopathic, disgusting freak” in an interview. “The UFC was appalled by the transphobic comments made by heavyweight Matt Mitrione today in an interview on the 'MMA Hour,'” the UFC said in a statement Monday evening. “The organization finds Mr. Mitrione’s comments offensive and wholly unacceptable and — as a direct result of this significant breach of the UFC’s code of conduct — Mr. Mitrione’s UFC contract has been suspended and the...
  • UFC Champion George St-Pierre To Play Batroc The Leaper In Captain America:The Winter Soldier

    03/26/2013 3:40:08 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 5 replies
    screen geek ^ | 3-25-13 | Kyle Hembree
    Latino Review has shared the scoop that MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre has been chosen to play the larcenous Batroc the Leaper in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. He joins two other confirmed villains for the project – Crossbones (Frank Grillo) and the returning Arnim Zola (Toby Jones). St-Pierre (a.k.a. GSP), a native of French-speaking Quebec, is a multi-title-winning favorite of the UFC circuit. He is a practitioner of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, and kyokushin kaikan. He currently holds the UFC’s Welterweight Championship title. Batroc first appeared in 1966 and has remained one of the Marvel Universe’s most enduring (and endearing)...
  • Local UFC Fighter In Trouble Again For Obama Comments

    01/09/2012 8:50:47 AM PST · by bkopto · 11 replies
    CBS Minnesota ^ | Jan 6, 2012 | staff
    Jacob Volkmann admits he’s trying to make a name for himself as a fighter. The problem is it’s getting him in trouble at his other job. Following a fight last Friday, the 31-year old White Bear Lake man was being interviewed by Joe Rogan. Volkmann told Rogan that President Obama should call him to schedule a “glass-ectomy.” Rogan then asked what a “glass-ectomy” is. “A glass-ectomy is when you cut your bellybutton out and put a piece of glass in there so when you have your head up your butt you can see where you’re going.” Volkmann said. The White...
  • any predictions for UFC 141 tonight?

    12/30/2011 12:41:07 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 9 replies
    me ^ | 12-30-11 | wobbly bob
    who will win and how? why do PPV buyers only get 5 fights and have to jump around to Spike and Facebutt for the others?
  • Jones does it all: Nabs thief and UFC title

    03/20/2011 7:48:00 PM PDT · by Flavius · 5 replies
    slam ^ | 3/20/11 | By CHRIS DOUCETTE, QMI Agency
    NEWARK, N.J. — Crimefighter by day and UFC champ by night, “superhero” Jon Jones is exactly the kind of fighter the UFC needs in its quest to enter new markets in New York and beyond.
  • Steven Seagal helped Anderson Silva with KO front kick

    02/06/2011 5:11:51 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 16 replies · 1+ views
    yahoo sports ^ | 2-7-11 | Maggie Hendricks
    Action film star Steven Seagal accompanied UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva to the Octagon at UFC 126 on Saturday night before Silva knocked Vitor Belfort out with a highlight reel front kick. Seagal was not just there for star power. According to Silva, he learned the kick from Seagal. "Steven Seagal helped me perfect that kick. That was a kick we were working on before I stepped in," Silva said through a translator at the post-fight press conference. "This was a kick that I trained a lot."
  • Coach Put on Leave for Challenging Obama (challenges him to a fight)

    01/13/2011 1:15:08 PM PST · by inflorida · 26 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | January 13, 2011 | Todd Starnes
    An Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter has been placed on administrative leave from his job at a Minnesota high school after he insulted President Obama’s intelligence and challenged the commander in chief to a fight.Jacob Volkmann told Fox News Radio that he is under investigation by White Bear Lake High School, where he has worked as a part-time assistant wrestling coach for three years.“They didn’t like how I was representing the school,” he said. “They said I was representing them bad because of what I said about the president and his policies.”Marisa Vette, the school district’s director of communications, confirmed to...
  • Jacob Volkmann Placed on Paid Administrative Leave From Job (for Obama remarks)

    01/12/2011 12:14:56 PM PST · by kristinn · 14 replies
    MMA Fighting ^ | Wednesday, January 12, 2011 | Ariel Helwani
    Jacob Volkmann, the UFC lightweight fighter who said that President Obama was "not too bright" following his win at UFC 125, has been placed on paid administrative leave by White Bear Lake High School in Minnesota while the school conducts an investigation regarding the comments he made to MMAFighting.com about the President. Volkmann has served as an assistant wrestling coach for the school for three years. "They gotta do the investigation and then give me an OK to coach," Volkmann said. The 30-year-old said he was not given a time frame by the school as to when he will be...
  • UFC Fighter Jacob Volkmann Calls Out President Barack Obama, Gets A Visit From the Secret Service

    01/05/2011 9:12:19 PM PST · by GlockThe Vote · 41 replies
    MMA Weekly ^ | January 5, 2011 | Damon Martin
    UFC Fighter Jacob Volkmann Calls Out President Barack Obama, Gets A Visit From the Secret Service (UPDATED) Posted on January 5, 2011 by Damon Martin Jacob Volkmann UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann, following his win over Antonio McKee, declared that he wanted to fight U.S. President Barack Obama for his next bout. His words got him a visit from the Secret Service on Tuesday. Volkmann, who is based out of Minnesota, told MMAFighting.com after his win over McKee that he wanted to face Obama because he disagreed with many of his policies. Well, if anyone ever wondered if a potential threat...
  • UFC Fighter Jacob Volkmann Calls Out President Barack Obama, Gets A Visit From the Secret Service

    01/07/2011 11:51:05 AM PST · by Justaham · 9 replies
    MMA Weekly ^ | 1-7-11
    UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann, following his win over Antonio McKee, declared that he wanted to fight U.S. President Barack Obama for his next bout. His words got him a visit from the Secret Service on Tuesday. Volkmann, who is based out of Minnesota, told MMAFighting.com after his win over McKee that he wanted to face Obama because he disagreed with many of his policies. Well, if anyone ever wondered if a potential threat against the President goes unnoticed, you just got your answer. “It happened on Tuesday, I was coaching youth practice, and then two guys came up and one...
  • UFC fighter gets a smackdown — from the U.S. Secret Service

    01/07/2011 12:02:27 PM PST · by SteveH · 17 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 1/7/2011 | John Brewer
    [...] Volkmann, a White Bear Lake resident and chiropractor, told a sports reporter in a post-fight online interview that he would like his next opponent to be President Barack Obama. "He's not too bright," Volkmann complained, lamenting Obama's health care overhaul and homeowner mortgage-assistance program. "Someone's got to knock some sense into that idiot." [...]
  • Richard Maize: I Started UFC, MMA - Was First To Use Octogon Cage

    11/09/2010 12:06:53 PM PST · by IsraelBeach · 5 replies
    PRLog ^ | November 7, 2010 | Richard Maize
    Richard Maize: I Started UFC, MMA - Was First To Use Octogon CageLos Angeles .... November 7, 2010 ----- "This sounds a bit enthusiastic and a bit far reaching," says Richard Maize, a leading real estate mortgage consultant and respected philanthropist. "And I agree with that. I really didn’t start the UFC and the MMA. However, without my idea and that of “Kazja” (Gregg Patchull), these organizations may not have ever begun." "Here is my story: In the early 1990’s, I was taking private martial arts lessons in San Pedro from a man by the name, as we know him,...
  • Velasquez stuns Lesnar, claims UFC title

    10/23/2010 10:30:17 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 4 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | October 24, 2010 | Kevin Iole
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Cain Velasquez weathered an early storm from Brock Lesnar and proved why he has long been regarded as one of the top prospects in the sport, pounding Lesnar in a stunningly brutal and one-sided fight to win the UFC heavyweight championship at the Honda Center in the main event of UFC 121. Velasquez hurt Lesnar with nearly every punch he threw and knocked him down several times. After the final knockdown, Velasquez pounded him with elbows and punches before referee Herb Dean stopped it at 1:40 of the first. Lesnar roared out of his corner and threw...
  • Velasquez Dethrones Lesnar at UFC 121

    10/23/2010 10:27:30 PM PDT · by freedomwarrior998 · 3 replies
    Sherdog ^ | 10-23-2010 | Brian Knapp
    In a word, annihilation. The undefeated Cain Velasquez tore through Brock Lesnar in a career-defining performance, as he captured the heavyweight championship in the UFC 121 “Lesnar vs. Velasquez” main event on Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The end came 4:12 into round one, as Velasquez reached the mountaintop just nine fights into his professional career.
  • UFC 119

    09/25/2010 7:36:06 PM PDT · by LongElegantLegs · 18 replies
    Lightweight bout: Melvin Guillard vs. Jeremy Stephens Lightweight bout: Sean Sherk vs. Evan Dunham Welterweight bout: Matt Serra vs. Chris Lytle Light Heavyweight bout: Antônio Rogério Nogueira vs. Ryan Bader Heavyweight bout: Frank Mir vs. Mirko Filipovi
  • UFC 117 - Live Thread

    08/07/2010 7:07:56 PM PDT · by Mr Fuji · 181 replies · 2+ views
    UFC 117 - Live Thread
  • UFC Prez on Street Fight -- The Other Guy 'Deserved' It

    08/04/2010 3:07:53 PM PDT · by Christus_Rex · 15 replies
    TMZ ^ | August 4, 2010 | TMZ Staff
    UFC President Dana White thinks the guy who got his face rearranged by MMA fighter Roger Huerta in a bloody street brawl deserved "to be knocked the f*ck out" -- because it ain't right to hit a lady.