Category Archives: UFC

Wanderlei Silva video: this guy is violent

And I thought Anderson and Hermes had sick knees, Wanderlei defines violence in the ring.

Good luck Liddell, you’re gonna need it.

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Couture’s take on UFC 73 (video)

Randy CoutureCouture is a great spokesmen for UFC and MMA in general (Dana should take some lessons from him).

NBCSports has a quick interview to hear Randy’s take on the Tito/Rashad fight and how is training is going to defend his title against Gonzaga.

Click to watch video of Randy (takes you to NBCSports.com video player)

“Absolutely agree with Big John’s call on the fence”

“I was very impressed with Sean Sherk”

“Anderson Silva is as graceful as anyone you’ll ever see in the octagon”

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UFC 76: fight card

What: UFC 76
When:
Sat. Sept 22nd
Where: Anaheim, CA
Fight starts: PPV starts at 10pm

  • Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Lyoto Machida
  • Jon Fitch vs. Diego Sanchez
  • Mike Swick vs. Chris Leben
  • Evan Tanner vs. ???

This card will be updated as fights are signed and confirmed.

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UFC 73: Ortiz vs. Evans video

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Rich Franklin fears Anderson Silva

Holy crap this is funny. Besides Spider Silva, Franklin also fears horror movies.

Well done Fightlinker, well done indeed.

Dana White: BJ Penn is next for Sherk

Dana WhiteThe guys over at 15rounds.com have a laundry list of quotes from various Dana White interviews post UFC 73. The guy does a damn good job of keeping the MMA rumor mill churning.

“I am very confident that we’ll have an HBO deal very soon.”

Cro Cop said if he beats Cheik Congo he wants Nogueira

“Would like to make the Wanderlei Silva vs Chuck Liddell for September”

Gurgel and Surata was fight of the night”

Hayato Sakurai is joining the UFC. We’re ready as soon as he is. He’ll fight at 170.

BJ Penn is next for Sherk. In November”

“Hope to have Fedor fighting in the UFC at the end of 2007 or early 2008

Henderson vs Rampage will be for both belts. It is a unification bout. Undisputed champ.”

Nogueira is one of the best fighters in the world. We’re going to put him in with someone very exciting”

Silva is a killer. Marquardt is very good, but Silva came down strong.”

Saw this posted first on FiveOuncesofPain

Heath Herring got F*#@ed Up!

heath herring ufc73

Looking at this picture you’d never guess that Minotauro Nogueira was the fighter that was nearly KO’d. Herring’s face is a disaster!

Reading the some of the message boards for post fight comments/opinions, I’m really surprised by a lot of the Herring/Nog reaction… why are so many fans giving Heath Herring so much respect?!? He hit Nog with a lucky kick that Nog ducked into (and it was NOT a high kick, it was waist level). In 3 UFC fights, Herring shows me NOTHING. He shows no killer instinct.

There are message board posts saying the ref should have stopped the fight… here’s how to stop a fight, jump on top of a downed opponent and pound away. That’s the only way to guarantee the ref will jump in there and stop the fight. Don’t stand back and ask the ref to make a judgment call. Awful. Herring should spend less time on his hair coloring and more time sharpening his jab.

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