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Would you pay $2,000 for Used UFC Shorts?

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Would you be willing to pay almost $2,000 for a pair of Used UFC Shorts? Maybe if they were Randy Couture’s from his recent championship fight against Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 74. Or maybe if they helped a good cause? Someone by the name of Pride.K1 bid $1,925 for Randy’s shorts on ebay… and it all went to a good cause. The shorts were being sold by The Ryan Bennett Memorial Fund.

For those of you who are not familiar with Ryan Bennett, or his story, Ryan Bennett was a sports broadcaster, mixed martial artists enthusiast and one of the founders of “On May 31, 2006, Ryan and his entire family were in a car accident in Fillmore, Utah. Ryan was killed, Tonya seriously injured. Two of Ryan’s four children were injured as well. Tonya, Ashley, Allison, Jada and Braden will all recover from their injuries, but moving on and living life without Ryan will be a different story.”  The Ryan Bennett Memorial Fund was set up to help support Ryan Bennett’s family.  For those of you who are interested in contributing, simply buying a piece of mma history on ebay, or making a donation to the Fund on the Ryan Bennett website can greatly help.

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A number of other things were sold and donated to this charity, including signed Kenny Florian Gloves.

Randy Couture Highlight Video “The Natural 2″

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Earlier this month, Thjoker joker posted his first Highlight video of Randy Couture which was an amazing first attempt at a Highlight video. ThJoker just informed us that he has created another Randy Couture Highlight video to celebrate Randy’s win against Gabriel Gonzaga. Once again Thejoker pulls off another great Highlight video. The way he speeds up and slows things down combined with music – I’m no video editor, but this guy really has some natural talent. Take a look at the Highlight below:


Randy Couture Dominated Gabriel Gonzaga

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

I have to say, Randy Couture was extremely impressive in his fight against Gabriel Gonzaga. The Tim Sylvia fight was amazing, but this fight just took it to the next level. Randy Couture looked great, he was very agile, technical (did you see his head movement to avoid punches) and at 44 years of age was as good as or better conditioned than anyone in the game. All of the Elliptical Machines, Treadmills and Exercise Bikes are looking better to me these days. By the way, did you see Koscheck? Three rounds and he was breathing with ease – super conditioned fighter.

But back to Randy, there’s no question in any one’s mind whether or not he’s a champion. This guy took some hard punches and kicks – that dropped Mirko Crocop and just sucked them up. He closed the gap on Gonzaga, fought dirty boxing and even picked up Gabriel and dropped him to the mat for some ground an pound – what an amazing fight and fighter. He’s an inspiration to all of us as we grow older and feel that we’re loosing what we once had.

UFC 74 Fight Results and Video Clips Gonzaga Couture Koscheck St Pierre Crane Huerta Cote Grove

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

The results of last night (UFC 74) Fights are posted below, along with some UFC 74 video clips and highlights that were already posted to youtube and such. Check out the results below the videos (down), just in case you want to see what happened first.

Randy Couture vs. Gabriel Gonzaga



Georges St Pierre vs Josh Koscheck



Roger Huerta vs Alberto Crane



Kendall Grove vs Patrick Cote


And the results are….

Patrick Cote wins via KO – R1 (4:45)

Joe Stevenson wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Roger Huerta wins via TKO – R3 (1:50)

Georges St. Pierre wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Randy Couture wins via TKO – R3 (1:37)


- LW: Clay Guida (155 lbs) def. Marcus Aurelio (155 lbs) via split decision – 3 rounds

- MW: Thales Leites (186 lbs) def. Ryan Jensen (185 lbs) via submission (armbar) – R1 (3:47)

- HW: Frank Mir (255 lbs) def. Antoni Hardonk (244 lbs) via submission (kimura) – R1 (1:17)

- LH: Renato “Babalu” Sobral (204 lbs) def. David Heath (205 lbs) via submission (anaconda choke) – R3 (3:30)

Get Ready For UFC 74 Randy Couture vs Gabriel Gonzaga

Friday, August 24th, 2007

To help you get ready for the UFC 74 Main Event, Gabriel Gonzaga vs Randy Couture, we’ve posted both fighter’s last fight videos. Quite honestly, this wasn’t my idea, I happened to see it on anther blog and thought it was an excellent idea. So, check out Randy Couture vs. Tim Sylvia – it was a long fight that Randy Dominated with his ground game – shocking Tim. Additionally check out the shocking Gabriel Gonzaga vs Mirko Crocop video – Gonzaga lands a shocking right kick and knocks out Mirko!

Dana White Worried About Randy – Randy Couture Vs. Gabriel Gonzaga

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

In a recent interview by Boston Herald / Improper Bostonian, Dana White was asked about the upcoming Randy Couture vs. Gabriel Gonzaga Fight.  He commented

“I’m worried about Randy, because this guy is so nasty,” White said of Gonzaga. “He’s so powerful and he has so many weapons.” 

UFC VP Craig Borsari further states

“There’s a scene in there [UFC Countdown] where Gabriel grabs an Everlast heavybag and body locks it and throws it like he’s slamming it, and the top of the bag explodes. I mean, all the (expletive) comes flying out of the bag. We have to blur out the Everlast logo because they’re not going to like that when he crushes their bag. “This guy’s an animal. He’s the real deal.” 

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Dana additionally talks about UFC reaching the East Coast – this October the UFC will come to the one and only Brick City – Newark, NJ, at the new home of the NJ Devils Prudential Center.

Dana on Chuck Liddell Loosing to Rampage Jackson:

“I was shocked by the way he lost – getting knocked out in the first round,” he said. “He got caught.”

There’s more to the article that can be found on the Boston Herald site here.

UFC 74 Posters Couture Vs. Gonzaga, Koscheck Vs. St. Pierre

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Surfing around I noticed these UFC 74 posters and really liked the blue poster. I appreciated it and thought that maybe some of you would as well. Check out these bad ass posters – that is now removed. I can’t wait for this event -August 25th!

Randy Couture and Gabriel Gonzaga Sitting Side By Side ESPN

Saturday, August 4th, 2007

Gabriel Gonzaga and Randy Couture were recently interviewed on ESPN. They sat side by side on a couch and talked about past fights, skills, and their upcoming UFC 74 card. The interviewer asks the inevitable question while both are sitting side by side; “who’s going to win the fight?” He first asks Randy this question, followed by Gabriel – they both take the neutral route. The video can be watched below.

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Koral Kimono Kids First Gi

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