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Archive for July, 2008

Contender Muay Thai Starts Tomorrow

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 22:34

Reminder and follow up blog for the Contender: Muay Thai show on Versus.  The show begins it's season with the premiere on July 31st on Versus at 10 PM EST.  The season will consist of 14 (1 hour) episodes with a 2 hour finale to end the season. Fighters Wanlop ...

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We’re Still Alive and Kicking!

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 21:15

You may have noticed our site was down temporarily between 12 AM EST and 9 AM EST due to some bandwidth issues.  It wasn't on purpose nor anticipated.  Your constant support and visiting gave us a surge in traffic that we weren't ready for nor expecting. We'll chalk it up as ...

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Elite XC “Unfinished Business” Fighter Salaries

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 21:11

Here are the salaries from The California State Athletic Commission for the Elite XC event on July 26. Antonio Silva - $200,000 ($100,000 + $100,000 win bonus) Justin Eilers - $20,000 Robbie Lawler - $90,000 ($45,000 + $45,000 win bonus) Scott Smith - $14,000 Jeremy Freitag - $2,500 Nick Thompson - $25,000 Nick Diaz ...

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James Irvin - Positive for Methadone and Oxymorphone

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 16:35

Despite other blog posts that stated all fighters of UFN 14 had clean tests, James Irvin tested positive for methadone and oxymorphone according to the NSAC's urine analysis. I understand the oxymorphone as it's used to treat pain relief and looking ...

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Affliction 2: Tim Sylvia vs Josh Barnett

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 15:38

In an exlcusive interview with Chron.com, Tim Sylvia talks about his recent fight, upcoming fights and general thoughts: Tim Sylvia doesn't go into much ...

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Affliction 2: Tito Ortiz vs Renato “Babalu” Sobral

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 14:37

According to Yahoo Sports, Tito Ortiz is set to face Renato Sobral at Affliction 2 on October 11th with the other big fight being Fedor vs Arlovski.  Tom Atencio would neither confirm nor deny the fight.  All fight card details will be released August 6th during a press ...

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Huge Debate: Is MMA too Violent for Children to Particpate?

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 8:00

Outside the Lines ran this story last weekend, and the video was published on the 20th. If you haven't heard about it yet, its very interesting to see. Having an 7 week old in my house and being a fan, its certainly crossed my mind about what her desires will be ...

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UFC 87: GSP-Fitch Interviews

Monday, July 28, 2008 8:00

Anyone who knows me knows I am really excited about the UFC 97 event thats right around the corner. I am really glad to hear these interviews. Courtesy of ESPN, here are the GSP and Fitch Interviews....

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Elite XC Ratings Down Big

Sunday, July 27, 2008 22:29

MMAPayout is reporting that Elite XC's ratings are down 40% and 1.9 from overnights, from their first show on CBS.  The first show had 4.3 million viewers to last nights show with 2.6 million. This may be surprising to CBS but to no one else.  The first show featured Kimbo Slice and Gina ...

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Fight Science: Mixed Martial Arts Sunday August 24 10P

Sunday, July 27, 2008 17:00

National Geographic is doing a documentary on Mixed Martial Arts. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/fight-science/3048/Overview NG will analyze the unique fighting styles of legendary UFC champions like Randy Couture, Bas Rutten, Tito Ortiz and Dean Lister. Compare their strengths, advantages and limitations.     ...

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UFC 88 Fight Card

Sunday, July 27, 2008 14:29

    Name: Chuck Liddell Height: 6' 2" (188 cm) Weight: 205 (93 kg) Record: 21-5-0 Name: Rashad Evans Height: 5' 11" ...

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ESPN MMA Live Episode 11

Sunday, July 27, 2008 10:00

If you didn't know ESPN has created a show that most of us fans are really happy about. We all would love to see this will College Game Day, and NFL Live even if it was just for the 30 minutes a day those others shows are for.

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Elite XC Success - Unfinished Business Results

Saturday, July 26, 2008 22:04

While the last event had many of us here at MMA Chump questioning the future of Elite XC and whether it would be around for the long haul, tonights event Unfinished Business proved to be a success in the eyes of MMA Chump. The fights started off on Showtime for the ...

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Watch Elite XC Unfinished Business Fight Videos

Saturday, July 26, 2008 20:53

Once again, we have all the fight videos in one spot for your viewing pleasure.  You do have to be registered for the forums to watch but registration is free and takes less than one minute.  We'll give you a freebie and show you the Jake Shields vs Nick Thompson ...

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