Friday, September 23, 2016

Genki Sudo v. Royler Gracie

Here is Genki Sudo fighting Royler Gracie at K-1 MMA - Romanex which took place on 5/22/04 at the Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Video of the Day - Dos Caras Jr. v. Kengo Watanabe

Here is Jose Rodriguez aka Alberto Del Rio aka luchador Dos Caras Jr. in his MMA debut fighting Kengo Watanabe at Deep 2nd Impact which took place on 8/18/01 in Yokohama, Japan.

Dos Caras, Jr. was 3-2 in MMA coming off a victory over UFC veteran Brad Kohler when he was tabbed to fight Mirko Cro Cop at Pride Bushido 1, where he fell to one of the most infamous head kick destructions in MMA.

Pay attention to the arm of Watanabe as Dos Caras, Jr., a Mexican National Greco Roman wrestling team member throws him to the canvas.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Video of the Day - Edwards v. Masvidal

Here is Jorge Masvidal v. Yves Edwards from Bodog Fight which took place on 7/14/07. At 8:57 in the video or 2:05 remaining in the second round is the big finish.

Jorge will fight at UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico City against a yet to be named opponent.

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson versus Jeremy Joles

Here is the UFC's Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson fighting Jeremy Joles in his MMA debut at Fight Party - Greenville Kage Fighting which took place on 2/5/10 in Greensville, South Carolina.

Wonderboy (13-1, 8-1 UFC) will fight Tyron Woodley (16-3, 6-2 UFC) for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 205. Thompson has won 7 straight fights, defeating Rory MacDonald via decision, Johny Hendricks via TKO and Jake Ellenberger via KO with a spinning hook kick in his last 3 bouts.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Video of the Day - Thompson v. Decore

Here is Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson kickboxing James Decore in Chuck Norris' World Combat League.

Wonderboy (13-1, 8-1 UFC) will challenge Tyron Woodley (16-3, 6-2 UFC) for the welterweight title at UFC 205.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Video of the Day - Le v. Sheely

Here is Scott Sheely v. Cung Le in a San Shou kickboxing match featured in Strikeforce. At the time, Strikeforce was a kickboxing and full contact karate oriented organization that had events with the ISKA. They would be featured on ESPN 2 from time to time in the mid 90's.

San Shou kickboxing(also known as Sanshou, Sanda and Chinese Kickboxing) combines full contact kickboxing rules with brief takedowns, throws and sweeps.

McKenzie v. Mircea

Here is Cody "AK Kid" McKenzie fighting Valeriu Mircea at Venator FC 3 which took place on 5/21/16 in Milan, Italy.