Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bellator 91 Staff Predictions

Staff Standings: Nolan Howell: 12-4, .750 Benjamin Kohn: 9-3, .750 Daniel Galvan: 16-7, .696 Christian Diaz: 16-8, .667 Chris Groves: 16-11, .593 Lucas Bourdon: 7-5, .583 Winslow League: Tim Bernier: 6-5, .545 TC Engel: 14-14, .500 Tim Hickey: 14-14, .500 Josh Hall: 6-6, .500 Connor Dillon: 15-16, .484 Luke Irwin: 16-21, .432 Bellator Light Heavyweight […]

Top-400 Fights of 2012: #225-201

#225 FIGHT: Jacek Toczydlowski vs. Piotr Ptasinski DATE: July 21 CARD: Cage Warriors 48 VENUE: HMV Forum LOCATION: Kentish Town, England RESULT: Ptasinski UD JUDGES’ SCORECARD: 30-27 Ptasinski, 30-27 Ptasinski, 30-27 Ptasinski MY SCORECARD: 30-28 Ptasinski PLAY-BY-PLAY: n/a VIDEO: —————————————————————————————————————— #224 FIGHT: Klaiton Lima vs. Samuel Trindade DATE: September 1 CARD: Iron Fight Combat […]

Top-400 Fights of 2012: #250-226

#250 FIGHT: Kamal Shalorus vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov DATE: January 20 CARD: UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller VENUE: Bridgestone Arena LOCATION: Nashville, Tennessee RESULT: Nurmagomedov R3 Submssion (Rear-Naked Choke) JUDGES’ SCORECARD: n/a MY SCORECARD: n/a PLAY-BY-PLAY: (via 5th Round) 1stRound: For simplicity, I will refer to them as Kamal and Khabib. Kamal is walking him […]

Ramon Dekkers Passes Away at 43

On behalf of everyone here at Undercard Superstar, our condolences to friends and family of Ramon.  Rest easy, champ.

The Morning After Drill: The Ultimate Fighter

  Contributor: Connor Dillon They’re making a pretty sweet Thor’s Hammer, Mjolnir. Uriah is still killing it in the gym, they make sure to have that in there. Hmmm, maybe Hall is taking this too hard. I mean, like the guy says, “his an individual, he doesn’t have a team approach to anything.” Yes, all […]

The Top-400 Fights of 2012: #275-251

#275 FIGHT: Jessica Penne vs. Naho Sugiyama DATE: October 6 CARD: Invicta 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama VENUE: Memorial Hall LOCATION: Kansas City, Kansas RESULT: Penne R2 Submission (Triangle Choke) JUDGES’ SCORECARD: n/a MY SCORECARD: n/a PLAY-BY-PLAY: (via MMArising) Round 1: Referee for this bout is Rob Hinds. Penne jabbed in the early goings and Sugiyama […]

A Tale of Two Backfists

Contributor: Chris Groves Bellator wasn’t being very subtle with the field for their currently ongoing Light Heavyweight tournament.  There were two established name sand the rest were a bunch of lower level fighters with little name value. The two “names” were Renato “Babalu” Sobral and Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal.  With guys like Jacob Noe and Przemyslaw Mysiala in the tournament, it was […]

The Top-400 Fights of 2012: #300-276

#300 FIGHT: Jessica Andrade vs. Kimberly Tanaka Novaes DATE: May 5 CARD: Nitrix Champion Fight 11 VENUE: Cau Hansen Event Center LOCATION: Joinville, Brazil RESULT: Novaes R2 TKO JUDGES’ SCORECARD: n/a MY SCORECARD: n/a PLAY-BY-PLAY: n/a VIDEO: —————————————————————————————————————— #299 FIGHT: David Glover vs. Kamarudeen Usman DATE: November 30 CARD: Resurrection Fighting Alliance 5: Downing […]

The Chopping Block: Who Could be Next to go from the UFC?

Contributor: Tim Hickey “We have 470-something guys under contract, okay? We have over 100 guys too many. We have over 100 guys too many on the roster right now, okay? So, what’s going to happen is, when you lose, listen the blood has not all been spilled yet, there’s more coming.” – Dana White   […]

It’s Time to Give Renan Barao some P4P Love

  Contributor: Chris Groves On Saturday, February 16th, Renan “Barao” Pegado made several accomplishments. For starters, he defended his Interim Bantamweight Title against the lightning hot up and comer Michael McDonald. He pulled off ‘Submission of the Night’ in the process. He pushed his UFC record to 5-0 and his greater Zuffa record to 7-0. […]

The Top-400 Fights of 2012: #325-301

#325 FIGHT: Hatsu Hioki vs. Ricardo Lamas DATE: June 22 CARD: UFC on FX: Guida vs. Maynard VENUE: Revel Casino LOCATION: Atlantic City, New Jersey RESULT: Lamas UD JUDGES’ SCORECARD: 29-28 Lamas, 29-28 Lamas, 29-28 Lamas MY SCORECARD: 30-28 Lamas PLAY-BY-PLAY: (via 5th Round) 1stRound: Hioki lands a couple of knees to the body before […]

The Morning After Drill: UFC 157

Contributor: Daniel Galvan   Right now, my stomach hurts from devouring fifty six Buffalo wings (Ed. Note: He did it!) and drinking about ten cups of Diet Pepsi, so the only way to string my thoughts about UFC 157 into a coherent thread is by listing them.  Even though the headlines will be dominated by Ronda […]

Undercard Supermarket: What We’re Throwing Down for UFC 157

It’s that time once again!  The esteemed staff here at Undercard Superstar (Combat Sports a Tad Hungover, patent pending) shares what they’re indulging, and I put what they say in handy picture form with pilthy comments.  All pictures are as accurate as possible to what the person is eating because I have that kind of […]

UFC 157: Staff Predictions

Rosenthal League: Nolan Howell: 3-1, .750 Chris Groves: 10-5, .667 Christian Diaz: 8-4, .667 Daniel Galvan: 10-6, .625 Josh Hall: 6-6, .500 Winslow League: Connor Dillon: 9-11, .450 TC Engel: 7-9, .438 Tim Hickey: 6-10, .375 Luke Irwin: 9-16, .360 -Despite some minor jockeying for position after Bellator 90, the standings and leagues remain the […]

Best and Worst of Bellator 90 in Pictures

Contributor: Christian Diaz So before we start this column, let’s just establish that this was the best Bellator card ever..right? 7 finishes out of 9 total fights..the dethroning of King Mo..AND a half-man half-Barney entrance! Seriously, if you didn’t enjoy this card you’re either a Charles Grodin-level curmudgeon or Donnie Wahlberg shot you and you […]