Flashback Friday: UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands

After a few events at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA for their past few shows, UFC travelled to East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA for UFC 32. Headlining the show, one of UFC's most dominant fighters at the time, Tito Ortiz, returned to fight rising light heavyweight Elvis Sinosic. Here's how … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands

Flashback Friday: UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands Play-by-Play

This is the play-by-play to accompany this week's Flashback Friday article. The main article can be viewed here. Quick Results: Prelims: Bout 1: Tony DeSouza def. Paul Rodriguez via Submission, Guillotine Choke Bout 2: Ricco Rodriguez def. Andrei Arlovski via TKO, Punches (RD 3, 1:23) Main Card: Bout 3: Vladimir Matyushenko def. Yuki Kondo via … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands Play-by-Play

Satoru Kitaoka To Return Under His New Promotion “iSMOS”

Japanese MMA fighter Satoru Kitaoka's next MMA fight will be under his own terms, as he has launched MMA promotion "iSMOS." The promotion's first event is listed for July 31st, with Kitaoka set to battle Sho Kogane, among the four bouts announced. The event is scheduled to happen at MMA gym PANCRASEism Yokohama. Per Sherdog, … Continue reading Satoru Kitaoka To Return Under His New Promotion “iSMOS”

Flashback Friday: UFC 29: Defense of the Belts

To finish off their 2000 year, UFC went to Japan once again. Actually in retrospect it’s better put that UFC came to Japan for the last time in the 00’s, as the promotion returned again in 2012. This card, which was stacked for 2000’s UFC standards, was headlined by Yuki Kondo challenging for Tito Ortiz’s … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 29: Defense of the Belts