Tag Archives: Brian Bowles

The State of the UFC Bantamweight Division

The bantamweight division puts on the best fights every time.  The title fight between Cruz and Faber is set to headline a major UFC pay per view card.  I think this division is in great shape and will only get … Continue reading

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MMA Planet’s Bantwamweight Rankings

The Bantamweight division is nearly monopolized by Zuffa owned WEC. The current number 1, WEC champion Dominick Cruz is scheduled to defend his title against Joseph Benavidez at WEC 50 in August. Also, Urijah Faber has dropped down to 135 … Continue reading

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12 March Fights To Watch

12. Ben Saunders vs. Jake Ellenberger at UFC 111 on March 27 The fight that will get ignored on a stacked card.  This fight will be a thriller….mark my words.  Both guys have looked great lately.  I think whoever wins … Continue reading

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Top 10 Upsets of 2009

1. Ray Mercer over Tim Sylvia 2. Joe Warren over Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto at DREAM 9 3. Paulo Thiago over Josh Koscheck at UFC 95 4. Brett Rogers over Andrei Arlovski at Strikforce 5. Brian Bowles over Miguel Torres at … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Bantamweight Rankings

MMA Planet Bantamweight Rankings Bantamweight 1. Brian Bowles 2. Miguel Torres 3. Masakatsu Ueda 4. Dominick Cruz 5. Takeya Mizugaki 6. Akitoshi Tamura 7. Damacio Page 8. Joseph Benavidez 9. Rani Yahya 10. Wagnney Fabiano 11.Antonio Banuelos 12. Will Ribeiro … Continue reading

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Top Ten Knockouts of 2009

1. Dan Henderson KO’s Michael Bisping at UFC 100 Perhaps the most memorable moment from the biggest MMA card of the year is Henderson’s crushing KO of the Brit followed by a forearm to the head. 2. Fedor Emelianenko KO’s … Continue reading

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Top 10 Fighters of 2009

1. Jose Aldo – 4-0 – By far the fighter of the year.  Aldo came out of nowhere to cement his place as the best 145 lbers in the world and a top pound for pound fighter in the world.  … Continue reading

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WEC Consistently Puts on Good Shows

A tip of the hat to WEC matchmaker Sean Selby and to WEC president Reed Harris. I do not have any ideas what type of numbers WEC 43 pulled in, but I have to say that I enjoyed the fights. … Continue reading

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The Big Winners for This Weekend

1. Anderson Silva Anderson Silva was greatly questioned following lackluster performances against Patrick Cote and Thales Leites. When it was announced that Anderson would fight Forrest Griffin at 205 lbs fans expected a war. Fans expected to see Forrest’s aggression … Continue reading

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What To Watch For In August

August is a stacked month in the sport of mixed martial arts. Even with Affliction: Trilogy being cancelled at the eleventh hour there are plenty of good fights this month. UFC 101: Declaration – August 8 A fight that will … Continue reading

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