Tuesday, February 22, 2011

So I guess DREAM is not dead...


"I have two more fights to do on Dream, and I’ll keep my contract. I’ll probably change for the bantamweight and join this GP cast."- Bibiano Fernandes

So I guess this means that DREAM will be back with a bantamweight GP. Now JMMA fans can rejoice with new hope that states that DREAM will be back. Hopefully they will be here to stay, because an FEG-less world is a world I want no part of.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Get pumped for Strikeforce Feijao vs Henderson!!

This March 5th card takes place inside the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Showtime broadcast will be headlined by a light heavyweight championship affair between title holder Rafael “Feijao’’ Cavalcante and Dan Henderson.

Marloes Coenen puts her 135-pound belt on the line against Miesha Tate in the card’s co-main event.
- 5thround.com
My picks in bold.

Light Heavyweight Championship bout: BrazilRafael Cavalcante  vs. United StatesDan Henderson
Women's Welterweight Championship bout: NetherlandsMarloes Coenen vs. United StatesMiesha Tate
Middleweight bout: United StatesTim Kennedy vs. NetherlandsMelvin Manhoef
Lightweight bout: Billy Evangelista vs. Jorge Masvidal

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

My Favourite Fighter

Hands down it's The Gracie Hunter Kazushi Sakuraba. Now a days if you were to ask any random MMA (UFC) fan their opinions on Sakuraba, they probably wouldn't know who you were talking about. It really is a crying shame that the only exposure this man will get is the odd time he is featured in The Best of Pride show on Spike. His combination of in-ring cleverness, skill, charisma and heart will forever remain unmatched. I'm not here to harp on his current condition or to comment on whether he should retire or not, I'm just here reminiscing, reminiscing on the glory days.

From his domination over four members of the Gracie family to his epic entrances or even his wars with Wanderlei, it's hard to pick your favourite Sakuraba moment. All I know is that he will forever be a continuing inspiration to me.

 Image courtesy of sherdog.com

Monday, February 14, 2011

What's next for Fedor?

Following Fedor Emelianenko's third career loss and second loss in a row, I sat in my computer chair contemplating my very own existence. Fedor winning was the only reality that was possible that night, but a wormhole was ripped through the space-time continuum via Bigfoot Silva's lunchbox fists and another loss was added to Fedor's record. We just have to accept it, Fedor lost again, and I'm cool with that. But what's next for Fedor?

Should he take on the loser of Overeem and Werdum? Drop down to 205? Retire? (I hope not)

The first two possibilities interest me the most but I'm sure there are a lot more...

Image courtesy of m1-global.com