MMA

Click here to subscribe to MMA-specific SportsMyriad content.

* * *

Random posts from the MMA category:

  • The Ultimate Fighter 16: 16 random facts about the show The Ultimate Fighter Friday: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Yes We’re Still on Fridays on FX But No We’re Not Live Any More debuts on … well, Friday. Sixteen things you might not know about the cast of the show’s 16th domestic season (not counting TUF Brazil or the new international seasons in various stages of planning/production ...
  • Monday Myriad: MMA apology time Quick reminder: Boston Marathon this morning on Universal Sports. So what happened this weekend? SOCCER (Americas) - MLS: The Galaxy look great. The bottom teams look terrible. Full roundup already up. – WPS: Six and a half years ago, Abby Wambach scored both goals in the last WUSA final as the Washington Freedom defeated the Atlanta Beat. On Sunday, ...
  • The Ultimate Fighter: Season 13, Episode 3: Turning points So far, we’ve met some likable guys and seen two forgettable fights. And a lot of shots of Brock Lesnar talking about making chicken salad out of chicken (bleep). Brock’s team doesn’t find that particularly inspiring. Chuck O’Neil confessional: “Did he call me chicken (bleep)? What the hell?” Lesnar decides to clarify it. “Before you were on ...
  • Bellator nets nice ratings despite uneven distribution Bellator has the numbers from its April 8 debut on Fox Sports Net, and they have reason to be pleased. The company says Bellator increased FSN’s Thursday night 25-54 male audience by 180 percent. Not exactly sure how they compute national ratings when FSN affiliates can choose different programming, but they share one local success ...
  • Monday Myriad: Tifo, Kimbo, figure skaters playing hoops! We’re still in that lull between summer Olympic sports and winter Olympic sports, but we have plenty to report from the weekend. Names in the news include Landon Donovan, Chris Wondolowski, Brad Friedel, Kimbo Slice, Lance Armstrong, Lolo Jones, Dana White and Johnny Weir. MLS Nearly every game meant something … – Columbus 1-1 Kansas City: KC only ...
  • ‘The Ultimate Fighter': Season 11, Episode 10: Iceman 1, Crabman 0 We start with Chuck Liddell taking out his frustration over Tito Ortiz pulling out of their fight, ranting in front of an amused Dana White. Tito says Chuck doesn’t understand what he’s going through. Then, in one of the most abrupt segues in Ultimate Fighter history, we have the weigh-in for the Josh Bryant-Jamie “Crabman” Yager ...
  • ‘The Ultimate Fighter': Season 11, Episode 7: Medic! We’re reminded right away that last week’s decision was pretty dumb. Nick Ring looked tentative, and Court McGee should’ve earned a third round. The early hints are that McGee might be back as the wild card or as a replacement for the injured Rich Attonito. Ring endures some teasing from Tito Ortiz about being tentative, but ...
  • ‘The Ultimate Fighter,” Season 12, Episode 9: 1-1 After a brief glimpse at the house in which Sevak asks fellow Armenian Sako (“Psycho”) to avenge his loss to Jonathan Brookins, we go to the gym, where Georges St. Pierre tells his team they’re scaling back training. No hard-core sparring. No exhaustion. He wants to work on their tactics and keep them fresh and ...
  • The only MMA conference call transcript you’ll ever need (Classical music fades in and out as if on a distant radio station. It abruptly stops at times, raising hopes that call is about to begin. Then it restarts, dashing those hopes. … 10-15 minutes after the scheduled start time, the music stops.) MUFFLED VOICE: … then he threw the soup. (Others laugh) OPERATOR: This is the UXC ...
  • The Ultimate Fighter Live, Episode 4: Judging Jury For the first time since the premiere, I’m actually watching live. Tonight’s fight is Myles Jury (Cruz) vs. Al Iaquinta (Faber), and because no one already knows the outcome, we have fight odds. Jury is a huge favorite, even though Iaquinta is Faber’s No. 1 pick. This could easily be a semifinal matchup. Long recap of ...
Read more MMA posts ...

Leave a Reply