Posts From Shaun MacQuarrie - @smactalkmma

“The American Psycho” closes the curtain on his career

After an illustrious pro career that spanned 11 years, including 7 of which that took place within the confines of the UFC octagon, “The American Psycho” Stephan Bonnar is officially hanging up his 4oz. gloves for good. Bonnar made the confirmation via Facebook after it was announced by UFC President Dana White during a Metro PCS chat Tuesday night. Bonnar stated via Facebook “Huge thanks to every UFC fan out

MFC, Bellator, And Cage Warriors Brought Us Great Action From Around The Globe

Another weekend off for the UFC certainly didn’t leave us short on action. Three great cards that went down over the course of Friday and Saturday in three different countries. All three cards were loaded with highlights and if you happened to miss out we have the results right here. MFC 35: Explosive Encounter Mayfield Trade Centre – Edmonton, Alberta Main Card: Middleweight Championship Fight Elvis Mutapcic def. Joseph Henle

Rankings: A Must For UFC Survival

Has the time come for a structured rankings system in the UFC? After what we witnessed this past Tuesday with Chael Sonnen having a title shot and coaching appearance on TUF 17 gift wrapped to him just in time for the holiday season, one has to believe that the time has come for more structure in the UFC’s long term plans on deciding title challengers. It seems over the past

While Top Talent Remains Untested, Leave Superfights Alone

It seems that all too often these days the hot topic on everyone’s mind in the MMA world is superfights. Whether it’s Anderson Silva vs. George St. Pierre or Jon Jones it seems as though everyone is dead set on finding a way to make them happen. Of course these are very appealing options and would certainly draw the big crowds and revenue the UFC desires, however there is still top

Rickson Gracie Bringing New Promotion And New Rules To Brazil

Famed member of the first family of MMA Rickson Gracie is bringing a new promotion into the mix with the intention of bringing new life to Vale Tudo. Mestre do Combate is set to host its inaugural card on November 22nd in a location well known for its warrior spirit, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For this new venture Gracie is diving into we will see some big changes both in

Jones vs. Sonnen may be Inevitable after Fan’s Overwhelming Response

The time was 4:35pm, the date October 11, 2012. Jon Jones the UFC light heavyweight champ via his twitter account reaches out to the fans asking “who would you guys like to see me fight next? The overwhelming response he got but probably never expected to receive was non other than the “American Gangster” Chael Sonnen. Anybody who follows MMA and the UFC in general by now knows of the

UFC 153 Silva vs. Bonnar ~ MMA Freak staff picks

With UFC 153 just a couple days away, we at MMA Freak are taking our shot at calling the main card winners for Saturdays event that takes place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We also want to hear from our loyal supporters. Who will you be picking for this weekends main card? Leave a comment below with your picks and we will wait and see how

Jason Miller Trashes the ‘MMA Hour Live’s’ Set and Leaves

Its been almost two months since the infamous incident where MMA fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller, fresh off his loss to C.B Dolloway that prompted his release from the UFC, was found naked in a church that he had taken upon himself to completely vandalize. On Monday Miller was scheduled to sit down for the first time since his outlandish behavior with MMA reporter Ariel Helwani in a one hour exclusive

Bellator Announces Tryout Dates For Upcoming Reality Show

Bellator Fighting Championships has announced tryout dates for its upcoming first installment of their reality based show which much like that of their biggest competitor (the UFC), they will search out the top fighting prospects in North America. The show will air on Spike TV which by 2013 will become the new home of Bellator. Viacom the media powerhouse that owns the MTV2 where Bellator currently airs its live cards