Top Five – WWE Announces A Brand Split

WWE announces a brand split

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Top Five – Hiroshi Tanahashi Injures His Shoulder

Hiroshi Tanahashi Injures His Shoulder

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Top Five – Stone Cold Steve Austin Says He Isn’t Wrestling Brock Lesnar

Steve Austin says he isn't wrestling Brock Lesnar

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UFC 168 Play By Play – Chris Weidman Vs. Anderson Silva

UFC 168 play by play

It’s the biggest show of the year. Brock Lesnar of all people is supposed to be in attendance. Where’s the Undertaker and Ariel Helwani when you need them?

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Video – Countdown To UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II

Countdown to UFC 168Televised in a bad time slot on Christmas Eve, I have a feeling that a lot of people missed the countdown to UFC 168. Realistically, this is the best card of the year and probably the biggest card they’ve done in a few years and when it comes to television marketing, outside of the recent UFC on Fox show which did a bad rating, it hasn’t been hyped like you’d expect.

Part of that is because they stacked the fourth quarter with their best cards which also included Georges St-Pierre’s semi-retirement, but part of that is also that their Primetime series isn’t as successful on Fox Sports 1 as it was on FX. It’s an expensive series to produce and they decided not to do it for this fight.

Hopefully, the bigger media channels like ESPN give it the proper coverage it deserves.

As far as the countdown special is concerned, it’s good. There’s some great footage of Chris Weidman and his family dealing with Hurricane Sandy as well as Anderson Silva coping with losing for the first time in ages. Continue reading