Somebody Get Roy Nelson a Sandwich

Source: MMA Mania Roy “Big Country” Nelson has finally taken the advice of Dana White, Frank Mir and countless others to drop a few, although here it looks like he may have gone too far..

Source: MMA Mania

Roy “Big Country” Nelson has finally taken the advice of Dana White, Frank Mir and countless others to drop a few, although here it looks like he may have gone too far. I’m noticing a resemblence to LeAnn Rimes. Nelson faces Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic this Saturday night at UFC 137 and usually weighs in about 265. We can’t wait to see what the scale reads this Friday.

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Nice smile, Forrest Griffin!

Culinary Union and Perez Hilton Call UFC Anti-Gay…Anderson Silva Not Included

Source: Bloody Elbow: In on-going efforts to battle with the UFC promotion, the Culinary Union issued this letter to the promotion’s biggest sponsor, the Anheuser-Busch corporation. The letter pleas with Anheuser-Busch to drop their sponsorship.

Source: Bloody Elbow:

In on-going efforts to battle with the UFC promotion, the Culinary Union issued this letter to the promotion’s biggest sponsor, the Anheuser-Busch corporation. The letter pleas with Anheuser-Busch to drop their sponsorship with the UFC promotion and cites examples of fighters and UFC president, Dana White spouting anti-gay remarks:

In recent videos, UFC light heavyweight Quinton “Rampage” Jackson repeatedly urged Japanese fans to repeat an anti-gay slur.’ The fans, who do not appear to understand English, repeated the anti-gay slur at Jackson’s urging. In one video, Jackson instructed a Japanese man to say, “Goodbye, I want you to piss on my face.”

In an expletive-filled video rant posted on YouTube.com, UFC president Dana White used an anti-gay slur, saying, “Whoever gave you that quote is a [expletive] and a [expletive] faggot and a [expletive] liar and everything else. He also uttered the “F” word a total of 34 times, the “S” word 4 times, and referred to a female sports journalist as a “[expletive] dumb bitch.”

According to the Los Angeles Times, “Rampage” Jackson shouted “every conceivable gay slur” at a movie crew member of “The A-Team” who had called him a homophobic epithet. He was also quoted in the article saying, “Acting is kind of gay. It makes you soft.”

In a recent UFC promotional video, Michael Bisping, a UFC middleweight fighter and coach on the reality television show “The Ultimate Fighter,” screamed an anti-gay slur at his opponent. In a media conference call, Bisping tried to. smear an opposing-coach. on “The Ultimate Fighter” by saying that his opponent had a “gay chiropractor” on his staff.”

Joe Rogan, who does commentary for televised UFC events, recently used a homophobic slur while referring to a MMA blogger.’ Rogan also to referred to an MMA blogger as a part of the female anatomy. According to sportswriter Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports, Rogan then wrote on a blog, “Never did I imagine that so many people would get their panties in a bunch about the use of the word [expletive] to describe a female blogger.”

In August, UFC heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was quoted saying that he would not train with gay students. He was quoted in USA Today saying, “What if the gay person has that malice of having physical contact with me, of staying there grappling? I would have no problems having a gay student in my academy, but I would rather not train with him.”

We request that you stop advertising Bud Light during UFC events until the UFC’s owners make it evident to the public that it no longer tolerates homophobic behavior, and adopts and enforces a code of ethical conduct that ensures that participants in the UFC act in accordance with commonly accepted standards of decency.

And to offer pure legitimacy to the Culinary Union’s claim, openly gay celebrity gossip blogger, Perez Hilton added:

“Ugh! We are not happy to hear about this.”

But I don’t necessarily buy into these claims, ’cause last time I checked, both Dana White and Anderson Silva showed clear advocacy of their friendship with Justin Bieber who I’m pretty sure made her acting debut in this film.

Ummm… Nick Diaz is Not on This UFC 137 Media Call… and He Should Be…

So far as the UFC 137 Media Conference Call is underway, UFC Director of Communications, Dave Sholler has explained to us that Nick Diaz (the newly promoted to the Main Event fighter) is not on.

So far as the UFC 137 Media Conference Call is underway, UFC Director of Communications, Dave Sholler has explained to us that Nick Diaz (the newly promoted to the Main Event fighter) is not on the call and currently the UFC team is underway trying to reach him.

His opponent, BJ Penn did say “he does always show up to the fight… so, I guess we don’t have to worry about that stuff.” Hmmm… Maybe Carlos Condit should be placed on standby, just in case.

Nick Diaz vs. BJ Penn New Main Event for UFC 137

In a huge F*** YOU to Karma, Nick Diaz was promoted to the main event against BJ Penn at UFC 137. Georges St. Pierre has pulled out of his title defense fight with Carlos Condit.

In a huge F*** YOU to Karma, Nick Diaz was promoted to the main event against BJ Penn at UFC 137. Georges St. Pierre has pulled out of his title defense fight with Carlos Condit due to a knee injury.

Nick Diaz was the original title-contender and main event fighter but had been yanked from that role following a series of no-shows for the UFC 137 press tour.

Carlos Condit is now side-lined until St. Pierre is healed and he is able to get his shot at the Welterweight title.

Nick Diaz vs. BJ Penn New Main Event for UFC 137

In a huge F*** YOU to Karma, Nick Diaz was promoted to the main event against BJ Penn at UFC 137. Georges St. Pierre has pulled out of his title defense fight with Carlos Condit.

In a huge F*** YOU to Karma, Nick Diaz was promoted to the main event against BJ Penn at UFC 137. Georges St. Pierre has pulled out of his title defense fight with Carlos Condit due to a knee injury.

Nick Diaz was the original title-contender and main event fighter but had been yanked from that role following a series of no-shows for the UFC 137 press tour.

Carlos Condit is now side-lined until St. Pierre is healed and he is able to get his shot at the Welterweight title.