June 2011

UFC To host an event from Japan…This year?

June 30, 2011 // 2 Comments

UFC president Dana White today said that plans are moving forward for for the organization to promote a show in the country, which hasn’t hosted a UFC event since UFC 29 way back in 2000. “The rumor is true,” said White, who couldn’t given any exact details on a date or host venue. “We’re going to come to Japan, and probably soon.” Just how soon? “This year,” he said. White and other officials have long teased the possibility of an upcoming show in Japan, where four pre-Zuffa LLC events took place in Tokyo (twice), Chiba and Yokohama more [...]

Impact Wrestling 6/30/2011 Preview

June 30, 2011 // 1 Comment

The following preview is from ImpactWrestling.com: Don’t miss Thursday’s huge IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast at 9/8c on SpikeTV – and for the first time ever, IMPACT WRESTLING will be presented with LIMITED COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION by 5 Hour Energy! That means more nonstop action with LESS commercials during the [...]

Strikeforce Heavyweight Brett Rogers fired today.

June 30, 2011 // 1 Comment

He was arrested for (allegedly) beating his wife up pretty bad. Outside of that he’s lost 3 in a row, so it’s not totally unexpected. http://www.sbnation.com/mma/2011/6/30/2253102/dana-white-brett-rogers-fired-immediately-mma-news   it seems there’s more to the story… Rogers, 30, has been charged with third-degree-assault, domestic assault by strangulation, a pattern of stalking conduct; all felonies. He was also charged with the endangerment of a child. Official police reports indicate that officers were dispatched to the Rogers home in Apple Valley, MN at [...]

Review: The Hustler

June 29, 2011 // 5 Comments

The Hustler STARRING: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C Scott DIRECTOR: Robert Rossen WRITER(S): Sidney Carroll , Robert Rossen STUDIO: 20th Century Fox RUNTIME: 134 min RATED: PG OFFICIAL RATING: ***** Stars(Review originally written in April 2006, contains some spoilers) Eddy Felson is a man filled to capacity with talent, however what he sorely lacks when first we meet his character in the 1961 classic is ‘character’. He first walks into ‘Ames’ pool hall with a cocky grin hoping only to defeat the great pool hustler Minisota Fats (Played [...]
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