M-1 Global Ring Girls – Katya

M-1 Global Ring Girls - Katya on the sea

Say what you want about M-1 Global - and we would agree with you about the lack of fights, profile, media coverage, etc - but they have THE BEST ring girls in the world. Period.

Georges St. Pierre vs Josh Koscheck at UFC 124

GSP vs Josh Koscheck at UFC 124 - giving and taking

The only constant to a GSP fight is that we are alway surprised by what the reigning welterweight champion will do next. Georges St. Pierre's strategy of perfecting and delivering the jab again and again and again worked. It worked like no one had ever thought it would work.

Josh Koscheck’s Eye After UFC 124

Josh Koscheck eye after UFC 124

Well, here it is - Josh Koscheck's eye 24 hours after Georges St.Pierre beat it into a lump of carpaccio. Not bad for breaking the occipital bone. In fact, it looks alot better than it did the night of the fight. Well, that's what good ol' Canadian socialized medicine will do for you. Even if you're a boneheaded bohunk from the U.S. of A., Canada will step up and make your boo-boo better.

Strikeforce : Paul Daley vs Scott Smith

Paul Daley vs Scott Smith - who's gonna knockout who

Paul "Semtex" Daley has not let the UFC ban-for-life get him down at all. This year he has been knocking out guys like he was getting paid big money for it. Come to think of it, that's exactly what happens; he gets paid good money to knock guys out.

Strikeforce : Dan Henderson vs Renato Babalu Sobral

Dan Henderson - the win

Finally, Strikeforce had a solid night of MMA fights worth watching. And the main event - Dan Henderson vs Babalu Sobral - did not disappoint. Hendo is 40 but don't tell him that. The only person in the ring that night who was embarrassed by that number was Babalu. Because he got knocked out - knocked right out - by a 40-year-old fighter.


Stirkeforce MMA Fights: Henderson vs Sobral - group shot

The final press conference pix for the Strikeforce MMA fighting event on Saturday, December 4, 2010. Everybody looks poised - and cold - ready to put on a solid card of mixed martial arts fights. We're looking forward to all the tilts, but especially the one between Dan Henderson and Babalu Sobral.

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar Hunting

UFC Brock Lesnar - the proud hunter

Well, what the heck else is this guy gonna do at this time of the year?! Of course Brock Lesnar, former UFC Heavyweight Champion of the World, hunts and kills what he eats. We're surprised there weren't pictures of him dressing his kill right there in the bush. 'Cause you know he's gonna hang that deer out in the backyard, like a true woodsman does.

Saturday Nite Fights

Saturday Nite Fights Ring Girl

In a dinner hall with about 1000 other fight fans, we took in the local mixed MMA and Muay Thai event on Saturday night. The fights were all young guys making building their records and getting time in the ring. A couple of real bangers wen the distance and a couple of matches were over in minutes.

UFC 123 Quinton Rampage Jackson vs. Lyoto The Dragon Machida

UFC 123 Quinton Rampage Jackson vs. Lyoto The Dragon Machida, the fight is on

This was the main event of UFC 123 and people are still talking about it because of the controversy over who won the fight. The judges said the Rampage Jackson won the fight. When the final bell had rung, Rampage said that Lyoto Machida had won the fight. UFC President Dana White said Jackson won the fight. FightMetric, the official statistics keeper for the UFC said the Machida won the fight. And every fight fan out there has a beer-soaked opinion of what happened on that PPV.

UFC 123 BJ Penn vs. Matt Hughes

UFC 123 BJ Penn vs. Matt Hughes - BJ Penn, winner

It was the upset of the night. Well, not so much an upset as it was a surprise. BJ Penn came out on fire and knocked out Matt Hughes in the very first round of their fight at UFC 123. Yup, we were shocked too.

UFC 123 Phil Davis vs. Tim Boetsch

UFC 123 Phil Davis vs. Tim Boetsch, flying takedown

Phil Davis continues to stack up the wins in a style that pleases the crowd and brings a smile to the face of his boss, UFC President Dana White. And what's not to smile about - the guy can bang with the best of them AND take it to the ground like an avalanche. Let's face it - Phil Davis was born to be a MMA fighter.

UFC 123 Mark Munoz vs Aaron Simpson

UFC 123 Mark Munoz vs Aaron Simpson, bleeding but ready

Mark Munoz proved that he's back and better than ever in his fight against Aaron Simpson at UFC 123. The crazy thing about this match was that Mark and Aaron are training partners from the same gym, and they're buddies. Well, sometimes you gotta fight your friends. Afterall, it's the prizefighting business.