Thursday, February 13, 2014

Daniel Cormier Now Fighting Patrick Cummins at UFC 170

One day after Rashad Evans' injury caused the cancellation to his bout with Daniel Cormier, Patrick Cummins has stepped up, was signed by UFC, and will now face Cormier in Cormier's light heavyweight debut at UFC 170. The card takes place February 22.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Amir Khan Appears to be Floyd Mayweather's Next Opponent

Floyd put it up to a fan vote and the majority of fans who voted picked Khan. Will Floyd end up boxing Khan on May 3? We'll just have to wait and see.

Inoki Genome Federation Booking Two All-MMA Cards in 2014

Inoki Genome Federation is a Japanese pro wrestling promotion that also features MMA bouts and kickboxing bouts on their cards. IGF is now booking two MMA-only cards this year in what I can only assume is an experiment on their part.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Historical Significance of Super Bowl XLVIII

The Seattle Seahawks laid a beating on the Denver Broncos last weekend in Super Bowl XLVIII. The beating was so stunning and so convincing that I had to look into where it ranks in Super Bowl history.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

The Legacies of Pete Carroll & Peyton Manning After Super Bowl XLVIII

Both Pete Carroll and Peyton Manning have legacies that are complicated since both are still active in coaching and playing football respectively. Because of the events of Super Bowl XLVIII, Carroll's legacy got a little bit better while Peyton's will now get an unnecessary amount of analysis.

Friday, February 7, 2014

2013 MMA Awards Picks: Best Stories

My picks for the best stories in MMA from 2013. Some familiar names and familiar faces among those in the list, as well as one or two stories that may have been forgotten or have had their value forgotten since last year.