Oct/Nov 2007 Quick Hits

Grand Entrances

If you’ve ever seen video clips or pictures of any of my fights, you’ve more than likely said, “What the hell is wrong with that guy? He’s doing a dance before he gets in the ring? Throwing money? Is that guy out of his mind or what, doesn’t he realize he’s about to get in [...]

Where Are They Now?

Most UFC Heavyweight Champions are pretty large individuals, and because of that, they probably aren’t the best at playing hide and seek. But former champ Ricco Rodriguez is diffi cult to fi nd. Over the past year, he made a couple of appearances at smaller MMA shows, where he steamrolled through his unfortunate foes.   [...]

An Accidental Case of SUPERSTARDOM

The Cessna glided along the Indiana sky at over 10,000 feet, as Rich Franklin prepared to skydive for the first time. To most, it would have been troublesome that a 12-year-old “expert” had prepared his parachute, a bad omen that one skydiver had already broken an ankle, and downright scary that the only other first-time [...]

The Beginning

Many people want to know what it was like back during the early days of the UFC. What were the fighters like? What did they think about the competition and how they were going to fare during the tournament? I can tell you there are many untold stories, some humorous and some sad. The fighters [...]

IFL Standouts

Right now in the IFL, there are some guys who are really hot…and I don’t mean good looking! They are, however, very talented fi ghters. First, there’s Ben “Northstar” Rothwell. He’s 8-0, and now holds the record for the fastest KO at thirteen seconds. He’s a big guy that moves really well on his feet. [...]

New Blood

In the exploding world of MMA, it’s sometimes hard for fans to notice some of the amazing fighters on the verge of making it to the next level. We’ve enlisted the experts at MMAWeekly.com to take you deep inside the sport, and present you with some of the newest names to watch.   Name: Kevin [...]

Fighter Profile: Anderson Silva

Nickname: The Spider Height: 5’11 (180 cm) Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg) Division: Middleweight (171-185 lbs) Hometown: Curitiba. Brazil Professional Record: 19 – 4 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw) Training Camp: Muy Thai Dream Team.   THE MAN Anderson Silva, the soft spoken son of a police officer and father of four, made [...]

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