UFC 172: Jones v Teixeira

Hackleman on Teixeira vs. Davis

Hackleman on Teixeira vs. Davis “I don’t think it’s a good fight for Phil” also discusses why he will not be in Glover’s camp/corner for UFC 179 PLUS John tells never before heard Mark Coleman and Steven Siler stories. 

John Hackleman was a guest on Submission Radio this week. John discussed Glover’s fight at UFC 179 against Davis, why he won’t be in Glover’s corner for this fight, his experience on Team Penn during TUF and the impact him being a nurse had on his team.

Plus John shares never before told Mark Coleman and Steven Siler stories!
Full interview-  http://bit.ly/1sGOr0f (Interview starts at: 1:09:46)
Interview Transcript
On not being in Glover’s camp for UFC 179 Continue reading


Pay-Per-View Dreams for World Series of Fighting

“Is MMA Domination Plausible for World Series of Fighting?” – Get Real MMA Blog, January 2014

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) made news when the promotion’s President, Ray Sefo, announced plans to enter the pay-per-view business in 2015. Sefo described it as an “unprecedented revenue sharing model that will pay 50% of all net revenue earned from live pay-per-view events it produces, to the fighters featured on the telecasts.”

By contrast, top promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is believed to provide this opportunity to a significant few of its fighters considered big attractions. To this writer, implicit in Sefo’s “unprecedented” comments is that WSOF would be going further than any other MMA promotion in offering half of pay-per-view revenues to the fighters whom partook in the televised event.

Sefo’s argument for this particular revenue-sharing model is that fighters will be more committed to the fighting profession with this income potential–which he believes would lead to better fights.

Can this revenue-sharing model be afforded by World Series of Fighting? Continue reading

Daniel Straus

UFC Fight Night Rory, Nelson, Tarec, and Story….

This weekend was kicked off with a Big bang!!!! Daniel Straus Knocked Justin Wilcox’s block off inside the 1st!!!

Gonzalez ruins Parisyan in the 1st!!!

And a Kendall Grove Smashes and subs an Mpumbu!!!

This weekend was a bomb to be watched go off, then we had UFC’s input……

UFC’s weekend seemed to be a low deal with all the so called hype of these 2 card full of newbies!

But, the 1st card delivered!!! i loved it!!!

The 2nd was great but was still lacking….

Back to the 1st UFC card of this weekend…

Nelson vs Story, lots of people picked Story to be the receiver on the end of a bad submission, or taking a bad KO loss, but you can never count out a Rick Story!!

We didnt! But we counted on Nelson to prove he had what it took….

Nelson is a great submission specialist, in the eyes of a Renzo Gracie, they have a huge history!! Continue reading