Dan Henderson earned himself a spot on the The Ultimate Fighter 9 as the coach of the American team. Hopefully he also earned a rematch down the road aganst Rich Franklin It was a tight fight that should’ve been waged over five rounds instead of three.
The bigger loser on the night was one of the winners. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua struggled to put away a totally exhausted Mark Coleman. Rua will match up next against Chuck Liddell at UFC 97.
Big game today for the Rebels. Here’s hoping that the week off has allowed UNLV”s leading score time to mend that ab strain. It’s the first Mountain West road game for the Rebels against a much improved Horned Frog team led by former Kent coach Jim Christian.
Michael Vick’s got nothing on a Bakersfield kid. News 29 reports that a nine-year old saved a young girl from a pit bull attack by using the skills he learned in a jiu-jitsu class. The kid slapped on a rear-naked choke and subdued the pup until authorities arrived. Word is that PETA will be throwing paint on the child and protesting in front of his house later this week.
Categories: MMA, UFC
That’s two major Japanese fighting events over the last five days. For quality, Sengoku actually outpaced the circus that was K-1 Dynamite! Below are some of the headlines:
IS THIS REALLY NANCY O’DELL?
If so, she’s quite the Cougar. At 42, she looks damn good. And the rack looks natural. We’ll have to follow this one closely.
MR. MET GOES THUG AT SHEA
WAS TEAM USA REDEEMING THINGS FOR BLACKS?
This is the jist of an interesting take from ESPN.com’s Jemele Hill who says the African-American community needed this win:
But considering how, until recently, Team USA has been vilified for being selfish, noncompetitive and fundamentally inept, it doesn’t surprise me that African-Americans view the gold medal as a special vindication.
The previous failures of the national team brought a strong sense of embarrassment to both African-American fans and players.
SportsonMyMind.com strongly disagrees.
FOXNEWS NOT REALLY WELCOME IN DENVER THIS WEEK