Tag: UFC

25 May

jackson on the rampage

cozzone / fight coverage, las vegas, MMA / / 0 Comments

How can you not like a guy like “Rampage” Jackson? Not only did the guy hype his main event UFC 130 fight by putting up the proverbial bunny ears behind opponent Matt Hamill, but he told the press that he plans on retiring – maybe – at age 35 to take up finger painting. Rampage also admitted he was lazy; that he misses his abs because he’s been unable to stay in shape between fights and that he hopes to open up a gym down the street from his house to ensure he doesn’t miss workouts – one that he’ll drive to.

01 Jul

heavyweight monster mash

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Fans and media expecting drama and WWE-style vulgarity from Brock Lesnar went away from today’s press conference disappointed.

None of the 250 fans allowed in to the presser, held at MGM’s Hollywood Theater in Las Vegas, were flipped off. There was no foaming at the mouth and no one was insulted, not Bud Light – not even Lesnar’s opponent, Shane Carwin.

Instead, the UFC’s heavyweight champion smiled, joked and – yes – gave thanks that he was alive . . . |more|

03 Jan

ufc 108 coverage

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Cozzone: evans wins at ufc 108

Cozzone: ufc 108

UFC 108 in Las Vegas last night: (Top) “Sugar” Rashad Evans gets the nod over Thiago Silva. On the undercard, Mark Munoz defeats Ryan Jensen.