Thursday, July 14, 2011

Fun with Headlines

Hey there.  It’s been a while since I’ve had the time to bring some funny to my blog, but with a sizeable Bjorn Rebney interview in the can for and RAW COMBAT edited and currently stewing in the publisher’s cauldron, I find myself with some time to kill.  So why not kick it old school MMA Journalist style – am I right?  Anyhoo, despite the lull in fight show offerings, there’s been some news.  Let’s take a look at what’s transpired, shall we?

  • Man with Concussion Disorder to Face Man with Eating Disorder at UFC 137 – Heh.  Mirko CroCop vs. Roy Nelson.  Think the Croation can stay awake long enough for Nelson to gas?  Probably not.
  • Fighter with Ironic Last Name Cut from UFC – Andre Winner did not win TUF 9, nor did he manage any great success in the UFC proper.  I bet Dana White wishes he’d signed Joe Loser instead.
  • Pennsylvania Commission Finally Cashes Bonus Check from Zuffa, Lifts Marquardt Suspension – I’m just saying.
  • M-1 Challenge 26 Snags 161,000 Viewers; Showtime Execs Still Believe Their Events Are the UFC – You know how those non-MMA industry types are.  So out of touch, so lost.
  • Jake Shields Denies Knowing Who Jake Ellenberger Is; Athletic Commission Orders Neurological Examination – Damn, did Georges St. Pierre really hit Shields that hard?  It didn’t seem like it, but homeboy is acting all amnesiac now.
  • Tito Ortiz Steps Up and Gets Paid; Machida Left Drinking Cheap Urine – And not the good, expensive urine, mind you.  Like, the cheap stuff that tastes like *drumroll please* p*ss.  Thank you, thank you.  I’ll be here all week.  Don’t forget to tip your waitress.

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