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Wednesday Morning MMA Link Club: Brock Lesnar Massacres His Enemies, Chael Sonnen Will Comfort Your Wife, ‘UFC on FOX’ Will Lose Money + More

(“Brock Hunt,” the latest piece of brilliance by notlookoutawhale. I don’t like muskmelon; put that in your little notebook.)

This week’s featured stories…

- Divine Inspiration: Interview Exclusive With UFC Middleweight Contender Chael Sonnen (MMA Mania)
“Let me ask you something: when you have a big project or plans for a big goal, do you let yourself get derailed by a whiny coworker that always finds an excuse to shovel work on someone else? NO! You do your work, you beat your obligations senseless, you shine like a pagan sun god, you make that whiny prat look foolish, you take their job, you laugh as they leave with a box of their effects, and you comfort their obviously unsatisfied wife by taking her out to dinner. I’m not cooling my heels just because Anderson’s are kicked up on the sofa.”

- Despite Large Audience Expectations, UFC on FOX Debut Will Be Money Loser for UFC (MMAFighting)
“It’s an investment in the company,” Dana White recently said. “In no way, shape or form do we come anywhere close to making our money back. You don’t go on free television and make your money. That’s just not how it works. We’re going to get smashed on this fight, but it’s an investment in the future of the business.”

15 Worst One-Sided Beatdowns Ever Witnessed in MMA (
Kazushi Sakuraba and Wanderlei Silva fought against one another on three separate occasions in fights that should have never happened. The Japanese great never made it to the final bell against the heavy-handed striker in Silva. In the end, Silva was always the victor at the expense of Sakuraba, who always left their outings a bludgeoned mess, resulting in some of the worst performances of his career.”

- Brock Lesnar: Alistair Overeem Is Unfortunate to Fight Me in His UFC Debut (
“For two years I had to lie to myself and all of my fans. I had to get up every morning and say, ‘you feel good today,’ and I didn’t. I had the surgery, it’s out of my life and I’m back and that’s a damn good feeling for me and it’s bad for everybody else.”

And some other great stuff…

- Mark Martinez Out, Karl Knothe In Against Bobby Lashley at Shark Fights 21 (FightLine)

Brittney Palmer Is Now a Spokesperson for a Videogame Supplement (MiddleEasy)

- Mixed Signals of Sportsmanship in Mixed Martial Arts (Fight Opinion)

Anderson Silva in Pace Car at NASCAR Event This Sunday (MMA Payout)

No One Wants Fighters To Make Boxing Money More Than Dana White (MMA Convert)

- Bas Rutten on Demise of Strikeforce, Fedor, and His Dream MMA Fight (The Fight Nerd)

- Rory MacDonald Injured, Out of UFC 140 Fight Against Brian Ebersole (5th Round)

- Pat Curran on Tap for February Title-Fight With Joe Warren (Five Ounces of Pain)

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zhanguu- November 9, 2011 at 3:37 pm
J-Dog- November 9, 2011 at 11:20 am
It's a big mistake to only show the title fight on FOX. What if it only lasts a few seconds? They want to attract new PPV buyers and get new people interested in the sport. Well if these new prospects tune in to FOX and see a crappy fight or a fight that only lasts a few seconds, will that really make them want to rush out and pony up $50 for the next PPV?? They need a full card to bring value to the product. Gambling on one fight being spectacular is too risky in MMA.
intercept440- November 9, 2011 at 10:14 am
that was some funny shit
Gobbleston- November 9, 2011 at 8:16 am
I swear, Chael needs to become a political speech writer.