UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez Predictions

The UFC's biggest star returns to action tonight.  Brock Lesnar might not be their best guy or even their most marketable given his reclusive lifestyle, but his name gets an awful lot of attention.  The crowd reaction to the former WWE Champion seemed to warm a bit before his gutsy comeback against previous Biggest Fight … Continue reading UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez Predictions

The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 5

So we are into week five and our fourth fight and Team Koscheck is still on the outside looking in. Did GSP really draft that much better? Has Koscheck really been that snakebit? Hard to say.  All I know for sure is that the three losses are clearly taking a toll on Josh Koscheck. With … Continue reading The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 5

The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 4

For those of you just joining us, Team GSP is in firm control of this season.  They've won the first two fights and befuddled Team Koscheck. Before the fights, we get more footage of Bruce Leroy's in-house shenanigans.  He's full of shit and his housemates call him on it. He doesn't take kindly to it … Continue reading The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 4

The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 3

Week three of the season found GSP still in control of the matchups and the mind of Josh Koscheck.  No matter what Koscheck does, including mocking GSP's ring attire, he can't shake GSP. You can tell its wearing on Koscheck. You know who is wearing on the fighters?  Bruce Leroy.  He got drunk and started … Continue reading The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 3

The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 2

  When last we joined our band of UFC hopefuls, all fourteen had just won a qualifier fight and moved into the big UFC house somewhere in the environs of Las Vegas. Up next? What every team has done since time immemorial...pick teams. During the pre-draft conversations, we see team captain George St-Pierre (GSP from … Continue reading The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 2

The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 1

Yes, I know I'm horribly late on this, but I'm going to get us caught up dear readers.  Just hang tight.  I've been watching them.  I just haven't had time to write about them. The 12th season of the UFC and Spike TV's MMA reality show focuses on the lightweights as well as the escalating … Continue reading The Ultimate Fighter – Season 12, Episode 1

UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop Predictions

Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic vs. Frank Mir Matt: It sounds weird to say this after Cro Cop terrorized PRIDE for so many years, but Mir seems like a BIG step up in competition for where he is right now.  Mir has seen much tougher competition over the past year-plus, and his game is not nearly … Continue reading UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop Predictions

The Expendables – the review

When I was in eighth grade a new kid moved in and was quickly assimilated into our wandering band of geeks.  The new guy came to Louisiana from New Jersey.  He brought The Destroyer with him. I was intrigued by the covers of his paperbacks showing cars, guns, women, ninjas and guys doing martial arts.  None of … Continue reading The Expendables – the review

UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn II Predictions

The UFC hits Dana White's hometown for the first time Saturday night, boasting a stacked card featuring a poor man's version of Inoki vs. Ali as an aging boxer steps into the cage to meet an aging cagefighter. The boxing vs. MMA heat on this one (before, during and after) will be unbearable, but don't … Continue reading UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn II Predictions