Luke Thomas and Kid Nate wrap up their discussion of ESPN vs UFC with a look at what it would take to organize a fighter's union and a discussion of whether or not the bonus money Chris Lytle made encouraged him to risk his health and safety. Read it at MMA Nation.
ESPN's Around The Horn gave an interesting credit for the Fedor/Werdum clip they ran on today's show.
According to a report from Danilo Lavieri on Brazilian site Abril.com, Wallid Ismail's Jungle Fight promotion and sports giant ESPN signed a one-year broadcasting agreement on Wednesday. Ismail says that the contract gives ESPN broadcasting rights in North America for the next 12 months, beginning with this Saturday's event in Sao Paulo, and that there's also an option to renew from year to year. UPDATE: Ismail tells Marcelo Alonso that this Saturday's event will air live on ESPN Deportes at 9PM ET / 6PM PT.
I feel dirty linking to Cofield, but this is fucking hilarious.
Dave Meltzer joins ESPN's Bill Simmons on The B.S. Report to break down UFC 100, talk about the rise of the UFC and its impact on WWE.
MW: Former MMA fighter Kimbo Slice will reportedly try his hand as a professional boxer. TK: Boxing's different. I can't imagine him winning a lot of fights as an actual boxer. -- Tony Kornheiser says something sensible (if glaringly obvious) about combat sports on PTI