MMA Fighter Challenges People to Punch Him in the Face, Everyone Fails

Junie Browning to Face Cole Miller in April + More UFC Fight Bookings


(Another otherwise-lovely photo ruined by red-eye. Props to JunieBrowning.com.)

TUF 8‘s man-you-love-to-hate is close to finalizing his next Octagon appearance. Junie Browning and TUF 5 castmember Cole Miller have reportedly agreed to face each other at UFC Fight Night 18 (April 1st, Nashville). Still a perfect 3-0 as a professional, Browning most recently submitted Dave Kaplan via armbar at last month’s TUF 8 finale, and has been trying to get his game tightened up at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas. Miller (14-3) is an American Top Team member who last fought at UFC 86 in July, where he choked out Jorge Gurgel. Sounds like a solid step up in competition for "The Lunatik" — will he rise to the challenge?

In other fight-bookin’ news…

— UFC Fight Night 18 will also host a middleweight bout between Ricardo Almeida and Matt Horwich, who are both coming off losses. Almeida dropped a split decision to Patrick Cote at UFC 86, while former IFL champion Horwich lost a decision to Dan Miller in his Octagon debut at UFC 90. As accomplished and talented as both fighters are, the loser might find himself without a contract.

— Junie Browning’s Team Mir drinking buddy Shane Nelson, who clawed out a split decision victory over George Roop at the TUF 8 finale, is being brought back to take on Aaron Riley at UFC 96 (March 7th, Columbus). Just like Cole Miller, Riley’s last appearance was also a win over Jorge Gurgel, at UFC 91 in November. Poor Jorge Gurgel.

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Goog- January 13, 2009 at 9:09 am
Hey, I may disagree with some topics or posts here, but there's no reason to attack him personally outside of the MMA related stuff. His family and home life have nothing to do with it and that stuff is out of bounds as far as I'm concerned.

We've agreed to continue the assaults in fresher topics and I can't wait till he makes a case for Rashad Evans.
Your Fucking Father- January 13, 2009 at 7:04 am
Its like a love story where the two main characters hate each other and then fall in love right at the end. I for one am proud of you guys. Bravo, now carry on.
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 5:34 pm
Another country heard from... with no name or image. Chime in there, genius. Besides, Hal may be a lot of things, but he doesn't appear to be overweight.
Anonymous- January 11, 2009 at 5:16 pm
Just cause you are over weight doens't make you a bad ass.
HAL - January 11, 2009 at 2:51 pm
YOU BET YOUR BIG ASS WE WERE JUST GETTIN WARMED UP. LAST NAME'S NOT HATFIELD. I'M STILL WAITING ON MY FREE T-SHIRT THOUGH. KEEP YOUR EYES OUT FOLKS CAUSE THERE WILL BE WAR IN THE NEAR FUTURE WITH GOOG, AND I................
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 2:26 pm
This was just getting warmed up. Hal Hatfield and Goog McCoy are destined for future clashes.
Senor Tampon- January 11, 2009 at 1:54 pm
AWWWWW......how sweet.....


not to be an asshole but you guys were entertaining me.......

BEN's they earned a shirt
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 1:51 pm
Indeed. I'm sure we entertained some folks over the weekend. See you in another topic.
HAL - January 11, 2009 at 1:31 pm
I HAVE TO SAY THAT YOU ARE RIGHT ON WHAT YOU HAVE SAID. HOWEVER I DON'T KNOW THAT MUCH ABOUT HIS BROTHER YET BUT ALL I AM LEFT WITH TO SAY IS THAT YOU ARE RIGHT. I'VE GOT NOTHING LEFT TO ARGUE ABOUT AT THIS TIME. YOU HAVE WON THE LAST WORD SO I'LL LEAVE YOU ALONE FOR NOW. GOOD JOB GOOG, GOOD JOB........
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 12:49 pm
I'll say this and leave it alone... Junie looked like the guy to beat the first time he fought. Then he spent 16 weeks being an ass and turned everyone against him. I'm all for a comeback story, but it's gonna take more than one fight and a ten second postfight interview where he doesn't throw a glass at someone or charge at them to convince me. Even if he loses a few, like everyone does, it'd be cool to see him grow up. Society needs fewer powder kegs like him running around, whether he's a fighter or not. That kind of explosive immaturity is what just got Justin Eilers killed. It could easily be Junie shooting someone if he's such a dangerous drunk. Clean your act up, be a positive role model with all the exposure you're getting, and watch how quick people will embrace you. It's not just Junie, either. There are athletes in every sport who are piss poor examples of how to manage life and money. And to be fair, Jesse Taylor got booted for one incident. One. Junie's used 3-4 of his 9 lives in a hurry and is still around because people just wanna see what he'll do next. They're not rooting for him to win. They're rooting for him to do another televised stupid stunt. Maybe being around the Couture team will be good for him, because what he's done up till now on his own has made him an insecure brat. Maybe he can rub off on that arrogant little brother of his, too. That kid's a Junie 2008 in training.
HAL (GOOG AND JUNIE LOOK ALIKE)- January 11, 2009 at 12:24 pm
YEAH GOOG I THINK YOUR RIGHT. IT IS TIME TO GO AND ARGUE ABOUT ANOTHER TOPIC ON HERE SOMEWHERE. I DO REALLY ENJOY ARGUING WITH YOU AND WHOEVER ELSE ABOUT OUR DIFFERANCES ON MMA TOPICS. ITS VERY ENTERTAINING, AND KEEPS ME BUSY THROUGH THE WINTER. DON'T EVER THINK BAMBAM THAT ANYTHING I SAY IS PERSONAL BECAUSE THATS NOT WHAT I'M ABOUT. I LIKE TO TRY TO PICK PEOPLE APART THAT I DISAGREE WITH. I'M THINKING THAT YOU ARE NOT AS BIG OF A JERK OFF AS I THOUGHT YOU WERE ALSO. I THANK YOU FOR THE COMPLIMENT, BUT I STILL THINK YOU SHOULD ALLOW PEOPLE ALITTLE MORE TIME TO SHINE BEFORE MAKING A FINAL JUDGMENT ON THEM. YEAH AND DON'T WORRY YOU WON'T SEE YOUR PICTURE ON MY WORKOUT ROOM. YOUR NOT MY TYPE. SEE YOU IN THE NEXT TOPIC.
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 12:04 pm
Hal...

Okay. You changed your Myspace settings and I could see your page. Now I get it. The very first paragraph was "I used to be a screw up in life, but I'm back on track."

Why don't you just say "I personally relate to Junie because I used to act like him, but have since gotten my act together". So I'm no psychologist, either, but I'd bet you feel a little persecuted when monsters of society like myself "won't cut people any slack or give them room to grow." So now I get it. You know what? You have a nice looking family, clean house, some toys [I'm a biker myself] you seem to be trying to get in decent shape... all in all, maybe you're not a giant dickhead. Maybe. You certainly don't leave a lot of room for interpretation with the shit you type here, but maybe you're an okay guy. Personally, it's more fun to argue with you, but if you treat your family and friends well, go ahead and be the biggest mouth/ass on Cage Potato.

But I'd better not see my pictures hanging in your workout room.
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 11:24 am
My sweetest Hal...

I couldn't care less how big or small any of us are. I work out, big deal. I didn't say I could kick everyone's ass. No one here cares. I'm not the bully. It's the little guys with the complex that always start shit. You said above that I'm probably too fat and lazy, etc. I only "said I was big" to illustrate I work out, not that I can kick everyone's ass. I'm not lazy as you stated. I still haven't seen you yet, big guy.

And yes, Keith hit him with a palm to the side of the head and then broke his own hand hitting him in the back of the neck while he tried to get up. He was a 220lb 2nd degree blackbelt and Godzilla was too big to even roll over quickly. But do you really and honestly think a 460lb weight difference is not an advantage? Suppose it'd gone the other way... Keith swings, gets blocked, and Big Daddy falls on him. He got a good shot in on him and was lucky he did. Anything can happen in a fight, but I'm not betting on the guy who's less than 1/3 the size of the other guy. And I know that particular fight supports your theory that small beats big, but that was also an open class and a near 700lb man is not an athlete. He was there assuming he was too big to lose. He couldn't even bend at the waist.

So again, I've posted my pic for you for whatever good that does your argument about Junie. The only thing making me look dumb here is arguing with you. And in the most beautiful and ironic EPIC FAIL of the year, you misspelled the word "comma" in your comeback about working on your spelling. Thank you. This has been truly entertaining. We should probably go fight in a newer topic, though. This one isn't even on the front page anymore. Kinda fitting for a topic about Junie.

All bullshit and joking aside, Hal... be honest. Regardless of what Junie is doing now, he didn't give one person - even his coach or teammates - a reason to like him. He came on the show unknown, acted like a thorough purebred dickhead, and left a loser with a bad attitude. A guy like that has to earn his way back. He doesn't just get instant respect. No one does. If he wins some fights and cleans up his act, I'll give him his due credit for a better record when he has one. But I don't like his attitude and probably never will.

And unless you changed your Myspace between now and last night, it was set to private when I went there. And what's the "Come on over and show yourself, pussy..." comment? You've seen my pics. Now what do you want? Is this another challenge of some kind? I'm losing interest here.
HAL (GOOG AND JUNIE LOOK ALIKE)- January 11, 2009 at 11:17 am
OH MY GOD I JUST FIGURED OUT WHY GOOG HATES JUNIE SO MUCH. JUNIE LOOKS JUST LIKE GOOG. I CAOULD NOT BELIEVE HOW MUCH THEY LOOK ALIKE. GOOG IS ABOUT 2 OR 3 TIMES BIGGER BUT THEY LOOK DEAD ON EACH OTHER. ONLY JUNIE HAS A MUCH BIGGER NAME FOR HIMSELF THEN GOOG DOES. YOU ALL HAVE GOT TO GO CHECK OL'GOOG OUT AT THE LINK HE POSTED FOR ME. HERE IT IS. //s488.photobucket.com/albums/rr247/jpr_bucket/?action=view¤t=forHal.jpg. YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE IT BUT THEY COULD VERY WELL PASS FOR FATHER AND SON OR EVEN TWINS SUCH AS DANNY DEVITTO, AND ARNOLD SCHWARTZEAHOW EVER THE FUCK HIS LAST NAME IS SPELLED IN THE MOVIE TWINS. ONLY GOOG AND JUNIE ARE DEAD ON EACH OTHER. GO CHECK IT OUT GUY'S. THATS FUNNY AS HELL.
HAL- January 11, 2009 at 11:08 am
WELL BAMBAM GOOG YOU ARE AS BIG AS YOU SAY IF THATS YOU. BUT I'D SAY JUNIE WOULD STILL THUMP YOUR BIG ASS 9 OUT OF 10 TIMES. HE HAS A TON OF TALENT BUT I ADMIT THAT HE DOES NEED TO STRENGTHEN HIS HEART. HE IS WORKING HARD ON EVERYTHING AND I BELIEVE THAT HE WILL PROVE HIMSELF SOON. ANYWAY GO GET ALL JUICED UP ON SOME MORE STEROIDS IF YOU HAVE ANY LEFT YOU BIG BASTARD. BEFORE I FORGET TO TELL YOU THERE BAMBAM YOUR NOT MY TYPE SO DON'T WORRY ABOUT PLAYING HARD TO GET ANYMORE YOU BIG DUMB ASS. LOL.........
HAL- January 11, 2009 at 10:50 am
HEY BROCK, I MEAN GOOG. DO YOU KNOW WHO EMANUEL YARBROUGH IS FROM UFC III. HEIGHT OF 6'8", WEIGHT OF 680 LBS. KIETH HACKNEY IS ABOUT 6' TALL GIVE OR TAKE AN INCH. WEIGHT WAS ABOUT 220 TO 230 GIVE OR TAKE A FEW POUNDS. KIETH BEAT THE DOG SHIT OUT OF EMANUEL, AND MADE IT LOOK SOMEWHAT EASY. THAT PROVES THAT SIZE DOES NOT MATTER. I USED TO BE AFRAID OF THE BIGGER GUYS AT ONE TIME IN MY LIFE BUT EVERY SINCE THAT FIGHT TOOK PLACE I REALIZE THAT SIZE DOES NOT MATTER AS LONG AS YOU HAVE BETTER TOOLS THAN THE BIGGER MAN. NOW SHUT THE FUCK UP ABOUT YOU BEING SUCH A BIG BAD MOTHER FUCKER BECAUSE I DON'T GIVE FUCK HOW BIG YOU ARE. I JUST WANTED TO CALL YOUR BLUFF ON YOUR FATNESS YOU DUMB ASS. I DO NOT THINK YOU ARE A BAD GUY I JUST THINK YOU ARE THE KIND OF MORON THAT WOULD NOT GIVE ANYONE A CHANCE TO MATURE, AND GROW UP IF THEY FUCK UP THE FIRST TIME, AND IT TAKES MORE THEN 1 SHOT TO MATURE FOR ALOT OF PEOPLE. YOU ARE REALLY SHOWING HOW MUCH OF A DUMB ASS THAT YOU REALLY ARE THINKING THAT BEING A BIG GUY IS ALWAYS GOING TO DOMINATE THE SMALLER GUY. WAKE UP DUMB FUCK YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOUR TALKING ABOUT. ANYWAY I'M GOING TO GO WORK ON MY SPELLING, AND MY HAND GRENADE STENCIL, AND MY MISUSE OF THE BIG COMA. HOPEFULLY ONE DAY YOU'LL STOP PLAYING SO HARD TO GET YOU DUMB ASS. GOD YOU ARE A FREAKIN MORON. OH YEAH MY MYSPACE IS OPEN TO PUBLIC. COME ON OVER AND SHOW YOURSELF YOU PUSSY............
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 10:38 am
Okay, Hal [and Your Fucking Father],

I'm still not sure how this helps your argument that Junie is worth talking about, but here's a few pics of me. Let me hear how I'm fat, juicing, dumb looking, etc. Give me your best, because I'm sure you're not going to just admit you were wrong.

By the way... you should laminate this before you take it in the bathroom with you.



Remove the spaces before and after the colon. [That's the two little stacked dots at the beginning.]
http : //s488.photobucket.com/albums/rr247/jpr_bucket/?action=view¤t=forHal.jpg
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 9:57 am
Hal...

You profile is private. You can't get in to see anything, anyway. And honestly, this is the internet. I could easily post pictures of anyone and claim it's me. And suppose I throw a picture up and I'm every ounce as big as I say.... so what? What does that prove? That you're not an idiot? No. You're a dumbass no matter what I actually look like. And I don't need to share my life, wife, dog, band, address, in-laws or anything else on my site with you. But I'll tell you what... since you're obsessed with seeing me, I'll throw some pics up on another site and paste the address here. And I hope that after you've got your good mental image of me all squared away, we can get back to the really important issues here - that you're gay for a lackluster midget fighter. I'll be back... let me go post your spank bank material....
HAL- January 11, 2009 at 9:45 am
I AGREE TOTALLY. OL'GOOG SAYS HE CLAIMS TO BE A BROCK LESNAR KIND OF GUY BUT REFUSES TO SHOW HIS FACE. I'M SOME WHAT OF A LITTLE GUY WITH A BIG MOUTH BUT WILL SHOW THESE OTHER BIG MOUTH FAT FUCKERS WHO I AM. NOT ASHAMMED OF IT. OH WELL THAT GOOG FOR YA.
Durden- January 11, 2009 at 9:23 am
First I thought Goog was childish but after reading a few of HAL's capslock novels,
I'd like to nominate him for idiot of the year.
I don't understand what you're complaining about though, love him or hate him, doesn't matter. He'll get a fight and if he loses you can gloat all you want and if he wins you can blame Mazaggati for being a bad reff!
Your Fucking Father- January 11, 2009 at 9:20 am
I am with Hal Goog, either post a pic or shut the fuck up. At least he had the balls to post a link to his Myspace. I bet you are some pencil necked geek.
Senor Temoon- January 11, 2009 at 6:57 am
Wow!!!!! Give these two a shirt!!

I think Hal is Junie! Or his girlfriend
Goog- January 11, 2009 at 12:00 am
"I WOULD BET MY LIFE THAT 9 OUT OF 10 TIMES THAT JUNIE WOULD THUMP YOUR BIG FAT ASS ON ANY GIVIN DAY. SIZE DOES NOT MATTER IN THIS SPORT"


Hal...

That's awesome. If you're willing to bet your life on it, go ahead and set up 10 fights between me and Junie. You're probably right. Being literally double his size would probably just be a disadvantage for me. But you have to promise to kill yourself if I should somehow manage to beat him more than once out of the ten times. I think the biggest problem is going to be Junie's heart... does he have it in him to roll over and quit 10 times or will he just give up and not even bother after 3 or 4?

I know it seems we don't get along and you think I'm a bad guy, but I'm not. I haven't even pointed out your horrible spelling or blatant and consistent misuse of commas. So if you just lighten up a little and let me play hard to get, maybe I'll be your boyfriend eventually. You're coming on too strong at the moment and constantly calling me fat is just hurting your chances.

Now go work on your hand grenade stencil and think about all these mean things you've said.
Boneman- January 10, 2009 at 10:56 pm
PS.....Hey Hal...!?

Take Junie's dick out of your mouth...!
Boneman- January 10, 2009 at 10:51 pm
Junie.....Ohhhhh....Junie....

Quit dogging the facts you no talent pussy!
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