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Art Davie explains why Rickson Gracie never fought in the UFC

Art Davie explains why Rickson Gracie never fought in the UFC

The Fight Nerd July 26, 2014 0

In 1993, the UFC held their first event in Denver, Colorado, planting the seeds for an entire sport to begin growing out of this barely legal event. The mastermind behind the concept was Art

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Art Davie explains UFC history in “Is This Legal?” – Book Review

Art Davie explains UFC history in “Is This Legal?” – Book Review

The Fight Nerd July 17, 2014 0

Old School MMA is kind of our thing here on TheFightNerd.com. I was not a TUF bandwagon fan, but I was also not one of the people who was watching the first event when

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Old School MMA Review: UFC 5 – “Return of The Beast”

Old School MMA Review: UFC 5 – “Return of The Beast”

The Fight Nerd August 15, 2013 0

Welcome back to yet another episode of the Old School MMA Review! Join The Fight Nerd and Zane Simon as we leap back into the octagon to continue our in-depth journey down SEG UFC

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Old School MMA Review: UFC 3

Old School MMA Review: UFC 3

The Fight Nerd August 1, 2013 0

The Old School MMA Review returns, as we tackle one bizarre early SEG UFC event, UFC 3: The American Dream! Originally billed as champion vs challenger, with the intent to see the returning Ken

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Old School MMA Review: UFC 2

Old School MMA Review: UFC 2

The Fight Nerd July 13, 2013 0

The Fight Nerd, Matthew Kaplowitz, and Zane Simon are back for another round of Old School MMA! This week, we continue looking at the SEG UFC period with UFC 2: No Way Out! We

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Old School MMA Review: UFC 1

Old School MMA Review: UFC 1

The Fight Nerd June 20, 2013 0

The Fight Nerd and Zane Simon of bloodyelbow.com go back to the distant year of 1993 to watch the inaugural show of the first Ultimate Fighting Challenge…. er, championship, as part of the first

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Stephen Quadros talks classic Pride FC fights

Stephen Quadros talks classic Pride FC fights

The Fight Nerd April 2, 2013 0

In part three of our recent conversation with Stephen Quadros, “The Fight Professor” relives some classic fights from Pride FC, including giving us the full history of Kazushi Sakuraba’s feud against the Gracie family

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Top 10 Worst New Year’s Eve MMA fights in Japan

The Fight Nerd December 27, 2011 2

As 2011 comes to a close, MMA fans can look forward to one thing – New year’s Eve MMA events in Japan! Truly the best of the best when it comes to events, these

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Round 5 Releases New Line Of Collectible Figures – “UFC Titans”

The Fight Nerd August 23, 2011 0

Round 5 President Damon Lau announces an all-new line of collectible figures, UFC Titans, the latest brand extension of Round 5’s incredibly popular UFC license. “For the last 3 years, we have had a

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Royce Gracie wants Matt Hughes rematch in Rio

The Fight Nerd May 30, 2011 2

Don’t call it a comeback, he’s been here for years! The winner of the first UFC tournament wants to fight one more time against one very specific opponent. Brian Hemminger of MMA Mania had

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