MMA Thoughts – Let's Make A Deal

There’s an article on ESPN titled, “Bellator ready to deal Ben Askren to UFC.” When I read this, my sports fandom kicked in and I immediately thought that Bellator was going to trade Askren to the UFC. Maybe they’d get some future TUF prospects, cash, a couple of depth fighters, who knows. I just know that I was excited because, as my twitter followers can attest to, I love trades. Unfortunately, this article didn’t mention any trades, but it did give me the idea for this column.

Let’s pretend that the UFC and other organizations could trade fighters. UFC has too many fighters and some bad contracts that I’m sure they’d like to offload and other organizations could use some depth or name fighters that can’t compete at a UFC level anymore.

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Occupy The Throne – Edition #69

In this edition of Occupy The Throne, Samer Kadi and I look back at Anderson Silva’s title reign.

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Man Cave Podcast – Episode 170

Samer Kadi joins the Man Cave to look back at UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz, which was a three fight card with two main events. We’ll talk about Nick Diaz being Nick Diaz and whether or not Georges St. Pierre is slipping. Plus we’ll discuss the awesome fight that was Johny Hendricks vs. Carlos Condit and Jake Ellenberger’s performance before not talking about the rest of the card at all.

Man Cave Podcast – Episode 170

UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz Review – Expect The Expected

My review of UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz, which went about how everyone expected it to.

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UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz Preview – It's Personal

My preview of UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz, which features two awesome fights and a bunch of other stuff.

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Man Cave Podcast – Episode 169

Samer Kadi joins the Man Cave to preview UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz. As with any GSP fight, you can expect top notch analysis and a lot of man love for his fellow Canadian, and this podcast is no exception. We’ll talk about the fight in detail and I’ll almost make a bold prediction before backing off. Then we’ll discuss the rest of the card, which isn’t very good besides the co-main event

Man Cave Podcast – Episode 169

Man Cave Podcast – Episode 143

Samer Kadi joins the Man Cave to look back at the final Strikeforce show ever and preview this weekend’s UFC event. First we’ll give our memories of Strikeforce, of which there are few positives, before reviewing the show that didn’t matter. Then we’ll preview UFC on FX 7, which has a good main event and some other fights.

Man Cave Podcast – Episode 143

Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Review – Finally Over

My review of Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine, which was the final Strikeforce event ever. Thank God.

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Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Preview – Almost Over

My preview of Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine, which is the last Strikeforce event ever. Thank God.

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Man Cave Podcast – Episode 141

Samer Kadi joins the Man Cave to preview the final Strikeforce event in history. We’ll look at all the unimportant fights, most of which are squash matches, and try our best to care. Then, about 45 minutes in, we someone go on a long discussion about Matt Hughes, which ends with me singing Country Boy Can Survive. So just skip to that if you want.

Man Cave Podcast – Episode 141