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Nate Diaz Pulls Some Dumb Crap

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Dude. Really? Did you not learn from Matt Mitrione? And I really think that’s an incorrect characterization of Brian Caraway. The man gets to hump on Miesha Tate whenever he likes. Probably not something the “biggest Fag in the world” would be doing. It’s becoming very clear that the days of dropping F bombs (even Dana White is guilty) is over. And it has to be. For UFC to have any chance in the mainstream they can’t have their fighters saying stuff like this anymore in a public forum.

And almost just as bad is the BS his agent, Mike Kogan, was spouting to MMA Junkie to try and make it better.

This is such bullshit I can’t even stand it. On the day after a man was shot and killed in Greenwich Village for being gay, I don’t think that we’re anywhere near the point where you can say the word fag doesn’t have anything to do with being gay. Next time just call him a punk or a bitch and save yourself $20,000 and 3 months of suspension.

Saturday Morning Cartoons, MMA Style

Happy weekend, friends!! As a kid I loved nothing more than waking up on the weekend to my saturday morning cartoons. So it seems fitting that I post this cartoon, “Rory MacDonald Gets Revenge on Nick Diaz” today. Enjoy!

 

Your GSP Moment of Zen

Early Stoppage?

What do you think?

Tattoo of the Week: Colin Fletcher

From Sherdog

From Sherdog

 

Holy freaking nightmare, dude. This is Colin Fletcher. He was just cut by UFC. I’m okay with that.

Anderson Silva Does Good

 

Boy has bone cancer. Anderson Silva surprises him. I cry like a baby.

 

Hello there, gorgeous!

MMA is sort of, not really, kinda legal in NY now

What the hell does a gal have to do to see MMA live in NY?  Well, apparently we have to sue the state cause that’s what my sister and I did.  We were super jazzed to become part of Zuffa’s lawsuit to make MMA legal in NY. And man it’s been a long time.  I’m way too impatient to ever be a lawyer.  But we’re part of it!  And hooray for victory!  Well, kind of at least.  Fightline.com explained it so pretty for us all.

In what was supposed to be a day of oral arguments pertaining to the State Attorney General’s most recent motion to dismiss, attorney John M. Schwartz – representing the Attorney General’s office – acknowledged unequivocally that the law prohibiting pro MMA did not apply to amateur versions of the sport, and that as per the statute, a pre-approved third-party sanctioning body could oversee MMA events in the state. The admission of the latter prompted the counsel representing Zuffa’s interests to say that if that were truly the case, then there’d be no further need to pursue the lawsuit – which in turn prompted the presiding Judge Kimba Wood of the U.S District Court of the Southern District of New York to push both sides to immediately settle.

Hee hee.  They said oral.  But wait there’s more.

Notwithstanding whether a settlement is reached, the door is now open for Zuffa – or any other MMA promotion – to circumvent the ban by utilizing one of the pre-approved sanctioning bodies enumerated in the statute. Those sanctioning bodies include the World Karate Association (since renamed the World Kickboxing Association, a.k.a. the “WKA”), the Professional Karate Association and the U.S. Judo Association, among others.

So there you have it.  One step closer to my happy ass sitting in MSG and watching some MMA.

Your GSP Moment of Zen

Photo from Sherdog

Rousey vs. Cyborg – Who Should Give?

Geez. A couple of gals go to Paris for some whoring relaxation and the world turns on its axis while we’re gone. A massive hurricane on the east coast  ”stranded” us in Amsterdam. Oh the horror!  And following that up the UFC has signed it’s first two women.  Huzzah! Our favorite pretty, pretty princess, Ronda Rousey, and that other chick, Miesha Tate, have made it to the big show. Wheee!

But let’s be honest. Who here really wants to see Miesha Tate get destroyed by Rousey again? The fight we all want to see if Rousey vs. Cyborg. Am I right or am I right? Here’s where we get to the controversy. Ronda Rousey wants Cyborg to come down to 135 and fight her. Cyborg says that there’s no way she can safely get down to 135. Her heart, ovaries, etc. just couldn’t take it. She had also said previously that since Rousey has fought at 145 before that Rousey would only insist on fighting at 135 so Rousey would have an advantage. But wait there’s more. UFC only has a women’s Bantamweight division at this point so should Cyborg have to head on down to 135 and fight in that weight division to be considered for a fight?

Here’s what I’m thinking and I hope you’ll discuss this with me. This is the perfect example of how catch weight fights can rock the universe. I have no interest in seeing Cyborg drop down to 135 and then blame a potential loss on dropping so much weight, just as I have no interest in Rousey fighting at 145 and then blaming a potential loss on being a fatty fatty two-by-four. Make these gals meet at 140 and we can enjoy watching what I think will truly be a women’s MMA fight that has the potential to skyrocket women’s involvement in the sport. And as far as the UFC only having a Bantamweight division argument is concerned, I say suck it. UFC is taking a chance with WMMA and they absolutely have the right to make sure that the fans see the absolute best fights possible. And I want to see this fight, dammit! Discuss….

Arianny’s on Top Of The World

Heaven save us from auto-tune.