In basketball, commentators spent years looking for the next Michael Jordan. Jordan was a transcendent player, simply the best and most famous athlete of his generation.
Check out this awesome video interview with New Zealand-born MMA fighter James Te Huna, who will be making his UFC debut in Australia at UFC 110.
Strikeforce will return to the Civic Auditorium in San Jose, California for a “Strikeforce: Challengers” card on February 26. The Civic Auditorium in San Jose is a notable location for Strikeforce.
For Rolles Gracie, the journey to the Octagon has been a long time coming. His debut at UFC 109 signals the arrival of a new generation of Gracie fighter, grounded in the principals set in motion by legendary names like Helio, Carlson, Rickson and Royce.
The UFC today confirmed three more matchups for “UFC on Versus 1.” Chase Gormley vs. Brendan Schaub, James Irvin vs. Alessio Sakara and Eric Schafer vs. Jason Brilz were all added to the preliminary card for the UFC’s debut on Versus.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s bad luck with vehicles continues. TMZ reported this afternoon that Jackson was driving his Audi R8 in California this afternoon when he was rear-ended by an unknown woman. The Audi R8 is valued at more than $100,000.
Frankie Edgar anticipated the result of the Gray Maynard-Nate Diaz fight at Ultimate Fight Night 20. Maynard, the only person to defeat Edgar, earned a split decision victory over Diaz and more importantly, appeared to be the next in line to face BJ Penn for the lightweight title.
“What happened here was a miracle, and I want you to f***ing acknowledge it!” – Jules Winfield, Pulp Fiction Just two months ago, UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar’s career hung in the balance.
Oliver Copp and Mike Sawyer, hosts of Heavy.com’s newly acquired Tough Talk podcast, are both acquainted with many of the most prominent fighters in the sport of MMA. In that, they are similar. It’s the way they met them that is so different.