February is when the world celebrates Black History Month. A month where the world goes out of its way to acknowledge the accomplishments of those of African descent. Something that is deserved as we all know the plight of the black human being in the history of the world, especially here in the United States of America. Many companies and sports leagues put together media … [Read more...] about The UFC Celebrates Black History Month with Michael Chandler As Their Poster Boy ?
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James "The Texecutioner" Vick has officially called it a career as a professional mixed martial artist after suffering a vicious KO loss (his 4th in his last 5 fights) at the hands of Andre Fialho in the 2nd round last Saturday night in West Palm Beach, Florida at the promotional rebirth for XMMA. Yours truly was in attendance as I was the ring announcer for the show, and … [Read more...] about UFC Veteran James Vick Retires From MMA After Devastating Loss To Andre Fialho at XMMA
The UFC is getting ready for their 2nd of 3 shows on Fight Island this week, with a Wednesday morning card featuring a main event between welterweights Neil Magny and Michael Chiesa who headline a 14 bout card starting at 9:00 a.m eastern time in the states. 28 fighters stepped on the scale, and all 28 were on target. Remember this card kicks off at 9:00 am eastern time on … [Read more...] about Cage Side with Christopher James: UFC on ESPN 20 Weigh-In Results
Judging in MMA as we all know is fairly consistent. However, I am amazed that three judges can look at the same fight, and come up with different scores! Judging has been, and will always be subjective. One judge may put more weight on groundwork, whereas his contemporaries may not, and vice-versa. On this night Judge Sal D'Amato scored the main event 49-46 for the winner … [Read more...] about UFC on ESPN+35 Official Scorecards: Some Scores Baffle Me
In February 2013, Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche made history as the 1st two women to fight in the vaunted Octagon of the UFC, a true moment in history that changed the world of mixed martial arts. It wasn't something many ever expected to see since UFC President Dana White not long before had shot down the idea of women competing in the octagon anytime a reporter stuck a … [Read more...] about Ladies Night: It’s Time For A UFC Card Featuring Only Women