Team Punishment coming back

It seems Tito Ortiz is laying another brick in his foundation after his fighting days are over. Ortiz recently announce plans to reform Team Punishment and restore it to its former glory. In its prime, the camp held the UFC Light heavyweight and Heavyweight titles (Ortiz and Ricco Rodriguez). Since that […]

BJ Penn: Sean Sherk is still dead

A quick quote from UFC Lightweight Champion BJ Penn on his opponent at UFC 84, Sean Sherk.
I know there are a lot of people out there doing steroids, cheating and every time I run into one of them, I’m going to call them on it and then I’m going to beat the shit out of […]

Nogueira & Mir Announced as Ultimate Fighter 8 Coaches

Spike TV announced today its coaches for the 8th season of The Ultimate Fighter season, interim Heavyweight Champion and Former Champion Frank Mir.
While the notoriety of “former title holder” Frank Mir has sounds quite prestigious, it just underlines the sad state of the UFC’s Heavyweight Division. Since his comeback from a near-fatal motorcycle accident, […]

UFC trying to sign Andrei Arlovski

Dana White answers a fan’s question over at Yahoo Sports. Here’s the snip:
We were just talking about Arlovski. We want to sign him. It’s our intention to sign him. But I don’t know. We’re, well, I don’t know. We want to. Whether we will or not, I have no idea. We like Andrei and […]

Tim Sylvia is Boring? Not According to This Math

The numbers don’t lie (for the most part):

Two-time UFC champion Tim Sylvia holds the highest knockout percentage among the world’s premier heavyweights. The 32-year-old product of the Miletich Fighting Systems camp has delivered 16 of his 28 career wins (57 percent) by knockout or technical knockout. His percentage is followed by Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (52 percent), Ben Rothwell (50 percent), former UFC titleholder Andrei Arlovski (47 percent), Aleksander Emelianenko (44 percent), UFC Hall-of-Fame Randy Couture (29 percent), Gabriel Gonzaga (27 percent), Fedor Emelianenko (21 percent), Fabricio Werdum (21 percent), Heath Herring (17 percent), Josh Barnett (15 percent) and interim UFC heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (8 percent).

Yes, yes, I know. Sylvia’s become more boring as his career has progressed. I get that. I just thought the data was interesting.