Knuckle Up #469: Eugene S. Robinson gets ugly(er) with his Rockhold Redux, the greatness of Maldonado & Cain V. Foot!

Eugene Robinson talks UFC on FX 8 and looks ahead to Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva ahead of UFC 160. Among...other things.

Knuckle Up #469: Eugene S. Robinson, heretofore known as [HOST], rains equal doses of contempt on ROCKHOLD and BELFORT in his rabid redux of the fights on the UFC on FX 8 card worth seeing and those that would be better seen with someone else's eyes. Add to this the teaser on CAIN v. BIG FOOT and a LIVE studio audience and you have the makings of a KNUCKLE UP to call CPS about.

Knuckle Up #469: Host with the Most and MMA Journalist of Next Year Eugene S. Robinson drives both the point across about the ways in which the underdog can bite, how sometimes losers are losers because
they're losers and how no one, even Brazilians, should want Brazilians to run the top of the division table. Add to this a live studio audience in a MOBILE version of KNUCKLE UP and you are indeed about to witness the awesome bone-crushing might of what a man pressed for time will do. And for those of you pressed for time note this: THE FIRST 9 MINUTES OF THE SHOW ARE SIDEWAYS....LITERALLY. For reasons explained here: hey, mistakes were made, jack. So ROCKHOLD and BELFORT get both beaten on the rocks of withering contempt. PAULO THIAGO, EVAN DUNHAM, FABIO MALDONADO, JACARE SOUZA and a host of others come to the party for similar tricks and treats.

Whatever, dude.

And for the impatient, ADD-addled, and those afraid of their bosses...


1] filming sideways. Turn the phone horizontal, realize it's now sideways, horizontally. Nine minutes later, figure it out.

2] does not stop the show wherein LUKE ROCKHOLD meets reality face to face and BELFORT needs to

3] breaks down what he feels is the inevitable win of a one MR. CAIN VELASQUEZ

4] performance enhancing drugs: boons? Banes?


6] sweating: bullets

7] no music at all.

Dig it.

Eugene S. Robinson host of Knuckle Up and author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking [Harper Collins], A LONG SLOW SCREW [Robotic Boot] and a play calledTHE INIMITABLE SOUNDS OF LOVE; A THREESOME IN FOUR ACTS [Southern] also sings for a band called OXBOW. Any fighters want to come to an OXBOW show? Eugene says "FIGHTERS GET IN FREE!"

And did we mention our sponsors? And have you bought a shirt yet? Oh. You'd rather TapOut it, eh? We mock you. Who? The world that's who.

KNUCKLE UP! [Free t-shirts to anyone caught on video screaming this while they're being arrested!!!]...sponsored by our friends at It's a sunny ride through a shady place. Enjoy.

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