(Look at it this way, at least there won’t be a big traffic jam trying to get out of here.)
What you see here is Jose Canseco’s attempt at a press conference to discuss the L.A. Dodgers’ Manny Ramirez and his recent suspension for popping positive on a MLB-mandated drug test. Judging by the number of chairs they put out, it did not get the kind of attendance they hoped for. But hey, that just means more finger sandwiches for Jose to take home with him. So why did Canseco, a retired baseball player, call a press conference to talk about a current baseball player’s drug use? Because he’s a goddamned media whore. And why are we telling you about it? Because a) his participation in the upcoming Dream “Super Hulk” tournament has reminded us that he’ll do anything for money and attention, and b) it’s hilarious.
And that “Super Hulk” tournament, it’s airing live on HDNet. Thank God for small miracles, am I right?
In other, actual MMA news…
- Sean Sherk tested clean in his UFC 98 pre-fight drug test, meaning he’s either not on the juice or he’s just gotten better at concealing it. Frankie Edgar and Matt Serra also tested clean, despite the latter’s concerns that he might get nailed for his “espresso and marinara sauce” use, which is reputed to be legendary.
– Remember when we told you that Spike TV executives wanted more “Rampage” Jackson for the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter”? Sounds like they’re getting their way, if Tiki Ghosn can be believed. Ghosn let the cat out of the bag today, saying he had been tapped to be Team Rampage’s striking coach for the next season of the show. You see, this is why you don’t tell secrets to Tiki. You also don’t set him up with an easy slam dunk on “Blind Date,” unless you want to see him start judging like Judy, if you know what I’m saying. Boy has very little tolerance for alternative lifestyles.