Sunday, June 26, 2016

Video of the Day - Cormier v. Johnson

Here is Daniel Cormier fighting Tony Johnson for the King of the Cage heavyweight title on 8/13/10 in Mescalero, New Mexico. King of the Cage airs live on HDNet. Cormier was on the 2004 and 2008 USA Olympic teams and was an NCAA wrestling runner-up with Oklahoma State in 2001.

Cormier (17-1, 6-1 UFC) next fights at UFC 200 defending the LHW title against Jon Jones (22-1, 16-1 UFC) who was stripped of said title after his most recent brush with the law. Cormier lost a decision to Jones at UFC 182.

The fight starts at the 8:45 mark. At 10:00 you will see Cormier use an attempted Johnson takedown into one of his own. After that you can see the elite body positioning and grappling that Cormier possesses.

(Daniel Cormier slams Josh Barnett)

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Fedor v. Maldonado

Here is Fedor Emelienenko fighting Fabio Maldonado at EFN 50 which took place on 6/17/16 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Fedor (35-4) is looking for his 5th straight victory in this bout. Maldonado (22-9) is fighting in the first bout since his UFC release having gone 5-6 in the organization.

Sorry, youtube has been removing several videos, only have a highlight package right now.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Sean Loeffler versus Aaron Brink

Here is Sean Loeffler fighting Aaron Brink at Gladiator Challange - MMA Smackdown which took place on 4/2/16 in El Cajon, California.

Loeffler (30-5) a 16 year fight veteran has mainly fought in California during his career, having one bout in Bellator. Aaron Brink (26-26) has been a pro since 1998, appearing in the UFC, WEC and Rings. Brink also had a well publicized drug problem, chronicled in the A&E show Intervention.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Mark Hunt v. Melvin Manhoef - Dream

Here is Mark Hunt fighting Melvin Manhoef at K-1/Dream Dynamite 2008 which took place on 12/31/08 in Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Vitaly Minakov v. Peter Graham

Here is Vitaly Minakov fighting Peter Graham at EFN 50 which took place 6/17/16 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Minakov (17-0) is the former Bellator HW champion who has been mired in a contract dispute with the organization.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Vitaly Minakov v. Josh Copeland

Here is former Bellator champion Vitaly Minakov fighting UFC veteran Josh Copeland at EFN - Fight Nights Moscow which took place on 12/11/15 in Moscow, Russia.

Minakov (17-0) next fights K-1 and Bellator veteran Peter Graham at Rizen 2.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Video of the Day - Gracie v. Akebono

Here is video of MMA legend Royce Gracie taking on sumo legend Akebono Chad Rowan from K-1 Dynamite 12/31/04.

Gracie (15-2) recently came out of retirement to TKO Ken Shamrock who complained of a low blow after the bout. Rowan meanwhile came back for a kickboxing bout against Bob Sapp in Rizen NYE where he lost due to a cut on his head. The fight starts at 3:00.