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Butterbean vs. Patrick Smith: An American Tragedy

We had neither the time nor interest to watch YAMMA live, so if you want a more detailed recap of the sad spectacle than we had in our results post, we recommend going here or here. But if you want the entire depressing, cut-rate experience boiled down into three minutes, look no further than the “Masters Superfight” between Eric “Butterbean” Esch and Patrick “Pillbottle” Smith. Cheers to Smith for dodging Butterbean’s infamous haymakers; jeers to Esch for not being able to get to his feet after slipping. Smith simply got down next to the 416-pound beached whale and dropped punches until Dan Miragliotta decided that the 200 audience members had gotten their money’s worth. If only ‘Bean could have fallen onto the revolutionary YAMMA incline instead — who knows what could have happened…

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Xamot- August 4, 2008 at 7:00 pm
what's with that ring? it's like they're fighting on a giant pizza.
Razzle465- August 2, 2008 at 4:51 pm
Bean has the ground game of a penguin
Wiinjahad- August 1, 2008 at 8:55 pm
Man that was howls LOL I guess if butterbean were to top mount a guy he wouldnt even have to throw a punch to win lol.
Fedor Emelianenko DVD- July 18, 2008 at 5:06 pm
Lol, one of the funniest fights ever. Butterbean has got to work on his balance and takedown defense, cause otherwise he's down for good.
Recon Jim- July 16, 2008 at 10:50 pm
I totally agree withJimbo I will never forget that fight.When Royce kicked his but.
Terjay- July 7, 2008 at 2:33 pm
TheColonel- June 23, 2008 at 2:40 pm
To take shots at the YAMMA debacle is so easy it is almost embarassing, it feels like you are making fun of that fat pale-skinned, untalented, stupid boy with huge glasses and ugly clothes in school that was so ugly even the girls spit at him during recess. It is painfully pathetic, the whole attempt at an MMA event.

LEGENDS.... Butterbean got into MMA recently and has only beat b-level competition. Pat Smith had a brief cameo in the early UFCs and proceeded to fight out of the spotlight for a year or so. He never accomplished anything and nobody remembers him. Bringing that guy back at 45 because he has a couple of UFC losses on his resume is idiotic.

I must admit I was surprised with the outcome of the fight though, since I saw Smith trading punches with the bean and sooner or later walking into a big one. I expected it to go like when he fought James Thompson and a few other crappy fighters.
Jimbo- May 20, 2008 at 5:45 pm
Do you all rememeber when Royce Gracie put a whipopoing on Pat Smith and as soon as he got in a prdicament he through in the towel. I never wanted to see him fight again.He was beating the weak opponents until he fought someone who could somoke him. he didnt return for a long time.
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Demolition- May 1, 2008 at 1:42 pm
Butterbean should be in the UFC, even though he's fat slob, he'll sell tickets! If he's matched with, let's say Couture, Sylvia, or any top heavyweights, many will watch! People likes other people to be like a punching bag!!! Hahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!
Demolition- May 1, 2008 at 1:38 pm
jim Says:

April 15th, 2008 at 8:21 pm
Butterbean fight shouldve been stopped before it started . He stopped depending himself intelligently 200 lbs ago

What?? "depending"???, that's DEFENDING!, Another Moron!
Demolition- May 1, 2008 at 1:36 pm
shutupandfight Says:

April 12th, 2008 at 8:59 pm
apparently mr. smith is not familiar with the kamura…might have saved a few lumps on Le’ Bean’s melon if he was.

What "kamura"????? hahahahaha!!!!! that's KIMURA! Moron!!! hahaha
Miles- April 20, 2008 at 3:44 pm
kinda start feeling bad for butterball from the beginning!
Chico- April 17, 2008 at 9:50 am
Hahahaaa , butterbean seems to me , like he's hits are in slow motion , and he's so fat that he can't get up :D LOL :D Why did butterbean took that fight???
KULLPRIT- April 15, 2008 at 9:21 am
Goddamn did he gain alot of weight.

And had this been a straight up tough man fight and not MMA; butterbean would have won, you can clearly see he isn't trained to take those kicks to the leg which took him down. He's out of his element.
ballshiz- April 15, 2008 at 5:37 am
hahah and butterbean says he could whoop kimbo's ass? PUHHHHleez
jim- April 15, 2008 at 2:21 am
Butterbean fight shouldve been stopped before it started . He stopped depending himself intelligently 200 lbs ago
fatbutterbeanm- April 14, 2008 at 8:56 pm
fat asshole shouldve boxed or retired.
Anonymous- April 14, 2008 at 7:17 pm
haha this further proves that fat guy cant do aynthing on this planet :D
bird- April 14, 2008 at 5:17 pm
what a fat slug
galaxyz- April 14, 2008 at 4:39 pm
Butterbean should have went for a takedown.. Smith would not stand a chance
Badongo- April 14, 2008 at 4:29 pm
Hell no! Butterbean is the man. I saw him knock out this dude named Knoxville once. Man, that was a fight.
Looney Louie- April 14, 2008 at 4:04 pm
Butterball needs to retire
FerNZ- April 14, 2008 at 2:55 pm
BEAN IS A FAT ASS MOTHERFUCKER.. AHAHAH WHEN HE FELL DOWN, his tiny ass arms couldnt get himself up..

hahahahaha im sorry but that was just some sad shit... how can a fat man like that fight?

and those kicks, LMFAO.. hahaahhaha its like throwing a pillow on someone with all that fat.. omg how gay was this
Mike- April 14, 2008 at 1:39 pm
its like watchin a fat kid get beat up during recess...