Tag Archives: UFC

  • Have We Entered The Age Of Sports Entertainment?

    Have We Entered The Age Of Sports Entertainment?

    Total Pro Sports – If 80s’ quasi sci-fi movies are to be believed, our bloodlust will eventually overcome us and instead of paying to see Matt Millen butcher a franchise, we’ll get to see ex-convicts disembowel each other on roller skates. Obviously/hopefully these ideas are firmly within the realms of fantasy, but have we come […]

  • Kimbo Slice Set To Join Season 10 Of “The Ultimate Fighter”

    Kimbo Slice Set To Join Season 10 Of “The Ultimate Fighter”

    Total Pro Sports – UFC President Dana White’s thoughts on Kimbo Slice are no secret.  He has even gone so far as to say that 155-pound B.J. Penn would mop the floor with the 230-pound monster.  He has called him a “bum”, “joke”, and “not a real fighter”, but now he is prepared to give […]

  • UFC 98 Preview and Picks

    UFC 98 Preview and Picks

    Total Pro Sports -  On Saturday, May 23rd, UFC 98 will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Nevada.  The card does have some interesting matches and will conclude with a battle between light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and challenger Lyoto Machida.  Also on tap is a long awaited match between bitter rivals […]

  • Spinning Backfist May Be MMA KO Of The Year

    Spinning Backfist May Be MMA KO Of The Year

    Total Pro Sports – Spinning backfists don’t always work out for the best, but when they do, they can be dangerous.  Just ask Estevan Payan, who ate a clean one from Yahir Reyes in during their fight at Bellator VI.  The shot left Payan out and earned Reyes the victory and strong consideration for the MMA […]

  • Chuck Liddell And Chris Cooley Sing With “Journey”

    Chuck Liddell And Chris Cooley Sing With “Journey”

    Total Pro Sports – Singing careers?  I doubt that.  MMA and football sounds good for Chuck Liddell and Chris Cooley for now.  Guess contact sports can have an affect on your vocal chords. Footage was found of Liddell and Cooley on stage at a Steel Panther show at the Key Club in Las Vegas.  They sang Journey’s “Don’t Stop […]

  • Jose Canseco An MMA Star?

    Jose Canseco An MMA Star?

    Total Pro Sports – There’s lots of people out there that would love to crawl into a ring with Jose Canseco, Mark Mcguire and Jason Giambi for starters, but it looks like the pleasure will go to 7 feet tall kickboxer, Hong Man Choi.

  • Wanderlei Silva And Bruce Buffer Headline The XYIENCE UFC 97 After Party

    Wanderlei Silva And Bruce Buffer Headline The XYIENCE UFC 97 After Party

    Total Pro Sports -  For all MMA fans attending UFC 97 in Montreal area be sure to check this great event. LAS VEGAS, NEV.  (April 6, 2009)  XYIENCE, the maker of Xenergy, the UFC’s official energy drink, is powering up for an action-packed UFC 97: Redemption weekend in Montreal.  On Saturday, April 18, Wanderlei Silva hosts XYIENCE’s after fight […]

  • Ryan Nader Steals The Show At UFC Fight Night 18

    Ryan Nader Steals The Show At UFC Fight Night 18

    Total Pro Sports – The fates of Ultimate Fighter season 8 alumni Ryan Nader and Junie Browning were very different at UFC Fight Night 18, which made for a fast paced and entertaining card headlined by Martin Kampmann’s main event victory over Carlos Condit.

  • UFC, Mayweather And Affliction Set For July 18th Showdown

    UFC, Mayweather And Affliction Set For July 18th Showdown

    Total Pro Sports – July 11th isn’t that special in the eyes of sports fans – Babe Ruth’s debut is pretty much it – but July 11th 2009 is about to become a premiere night of fighting, and will play a major part in how the fight industry shakes out over the next few years.

  • Amputee Kyle Maynard Will make His MMA Debut

    Amputee Kyle Maynard Will make His MMA Debut

    Total Pro Sports – In 1986 Kyle Maynard was born as a congenital amputee (arms at his elbows and his legs at his knees). “Congenital amputation is the absence of a fetal limb or fetal part at birth. This condition may be the result of the constriction of fibrous bands within the membrane that surrounds […]

  • TapouT Founder Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis Dies In Car Crash

    TapouT Founder Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis Dies In Car Crash

    Total Pro Sports – Rags to riches success story and co-founder of TapouT apparel Charles Lewis Jr. died in the early morning of March 12th after a head on road accident. Lewis was driving his Ferrari in the Newport Beach area of California with an unnamed female passenger, who despite being ejected from the car […]

  • UFC Signs Yoshihiro Akiyama

    UFC Signs Yoshihiro Akiyama

    Total Pro Sports – The MMA fan in me is getting really excited about some of the things the UFC has done recently. A free show that has a total of 9 televised fights, the signing of former lightweight champ Caol Uno, and now the signing of the best middleweight fighter from Japan.