Thursday, December 9, 2010

It’s Fighting Stupid - Weekly Stupidity 09/12/10

    Welcome to It’s Fighting Stupid's Weekly Stupidity where your boy EL DANDY, gets you caught up on the latest news and notes from the world of Mixed Martial Arts. Here... we.... go.... 
The week started out with the long awaited California state athletic commission hearings regarding, both Chael Sonnen's suspension for PED's and Josh Barnett's failed drug test (Drostanolone) for which he was denied his license. The hearings themselves were anti-climactic as Barnett was promptly told that he should probably get a lawyer as this is not a standard license renewal hearing and the Strikeforce heavyweights case was rescheduled yet again.  Sonnens trial was a little more lively: from Mike Fagan of bloodyelbow.com
The California State Athletic Commission reduced Chael Sonnen's suspension by six months and maintained a fine of $2,500. A motion to uphold the year-long suspension failed by a vote of 2-2.
The two-hour long hearing was largely a circus. Sonnen's doctor - wearing a black t-shirt, chewing gum, and avoiding eye contact with anyone in the room - was brought in to explain his diagnosis of hypogonadism and subsequent prescription of testosterone injections. He was also unable to provide documentation of a fax sent to the athletic commission regarding Sonnen's testosterone uses, claiming that it wasn't kept in Sonnen's medical folder.
Sonnen claimed that he provided all documentation request of him by the California State Athletic Commission. He explained that he felt uncomfortable discussing his condition in front of other fights as it would bring back thoughts to his childhood of being teased for not going through puberty.
The commission reduced the suspension even though three of the four commission members seemed to agree that Sonnen broke the commission's rules regarding banned substances.
 But Chael wasn't done there shortly after having his suspension reduced, Chael was stirring the pot. Via twitter.
"Wand, you might as well fill out your own toe tag. Where is says "Cause of death," just write, "I pissed off a Gangster."" -Chael Sonnen


"Sonnan you start tolk about me, becarful or you go need call to your dentista" -Wanderlei Silva


"Take your comebacks, write them down on a sheet of paper. Roll it up tight, soak it in water, freeze it overnight, then jam it up your ass." -Chael Sonnen
Wanderlei Silva vs Chael Sonnen?
maybe. 
We had °360 coverage of STRIKEFORCE: Dan "Hollywood" Henderson vs. Renato "Babalu" Sobral with the prefight press conference, weighin's and preview show right up to the full event and through the post fight interviews. It was an action packed night of fights in the Lou.

Lawler vs Linland
Daley vs Smith
Henderson vs Babalu
     The TUF 12 finale also went down Saturday and was good. With fun fights like Johnny Hendricks and Rick Horror Story and Stephan Bonnar vs Igor prokr'notgonnaworkhereanymore. But will most likely be remebered for Nam Pham getting absolutely robbed against Leonard "Bad Boy" Garcia and Joe Rogan's subsequent tirade on the NSAC and the current state of judging in MMA. Fightlinker had a different take on Garcia's sway over the judges:

      The best of the rest from tuff 12, happened during the un aired prelims. Like Pablo Garza's KO of Fredson Paixao and mazzagatti channeling Ronnie Lott.
and the Big league debut of the "Pace Choke" Nick Pace strangled Will Campuzano.
 and I cant believe it's almost been a year.....
GSP vs KOS on Saturday, keep it locked here for °360 Coverage. Plus I'll be on Kyle and Gary’s Super Awesome Podcast! Saturday breaking down the fights and talking all things MMA so make sure and check it out.
So until next time protect your neck!

When the Pitbull Bites - A Thiago Alves Documentary

Thiago Alves takes on John Howard at UFC 124, here is a sweet career retrospective on the welterweight destroyer.

When the Pitbull Bites - A Thiago Alves Documentary


ht:youtube.com/user/KahL1One

Count Down To UFC 124: GSP vs KOS

124 Georges St-Pierre vs Josh Koscheck: Pre Fight Interviews

"I learned to roll with it."




"Maybe I am a bad guy?"


ht:mmafighting.com

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

"UFC on Versus 3" is taking shape for March 3rd.


The UFC's third card on Versus is taking shape, with 2 big fights being announced today.  MMAweekly is reporting that Mark Munoz has agreed to take on CB Dollaway in a middleweight tilt and MMAmania.com is reporting a sweet fight between Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez and Martin "the Hitman" Kampman are also scheduled for a welter weight clash on the March 3rd show.



 

Wanderlei Silva vs Chael Sonnen?

Maybe.............It all started back at Ultimate Fight Night 22 in Austin Texas, When Wanderlei told Chael, in true Wanderlei style, to show some respect and not talk crap about brazil and the nogueira borthers. @ 3:50

and now it looks like this rivalry is picking up steam via twitter:
"Wand, you might as well fill out your own toe tag. Where is says "Cause of death," just write, "I pissed off a Gangster."" -Chael Sonnen


"Sonnan you start tolk about me, becarful or you go need call to your dentista" -Wanderlei Silva


"Take your comebacks, write them down on a sheet of paper. Roll it up tight, soak it in water, freeze it overnight, then jam it up your ass." -Chael Sonnen


With Sonnen off serving a suspension for PED's and Wandy recovering from knee surgery, we'll have to let this one marinate for a while, but I'm sure it'll only get better from here.


ht:bloodyelbow.com

Monday, December 6, 2010

Florian's hurt, Melvin Guillard to take on Evan Dunham.



"A knee injury has forced Kenny Florian to pull out of his January fight with Evan Dunham. Melvin Guillard has been tapped as his replacement."
                                                                                                                                            Heavy.com


Last time Melvin fought he stunk up the joint, hopefully he remembers to put on a bit of a show before, Evan Dunham puts another Clementi on the young assassin.
  

Sunday, December 5, 2010

STRIKEFORCE: post fight interviews

Hollywood Henderson



Scott Coker



Paul "Semtex" Daley



Ruthless Robbie Lawler


Pezao Silva
 

ht:mmafighting.com

Strikeforce: Babalu vs Henderson (full event)


Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva vs. Mike "MAK" Kyle

"Ruthless" Robbie Lawler vs Matt "the Law" Linland

Paul "Semtex" Daley vs Scott "Hands of Steal" Smith

Dan "Hollywood" Henderson vs Renato "Babalu" Sobral