Tag Archives: Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto

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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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 Featherweight Rankings

MMA Planet Featherweight Rankings Featherweight 1. Jose Aldo 2. Mike BRown 3. Urijah Faber 4. Rafael Assuncao 5. Kid Yamamoto 6. Hatsu Hioki 7. Bibiano Fernandes 8. Manny Gamburyan 9. Leonard Garcia 10. Hiroyuki Takaya 11. Josh Grispi 12. Marlon … Continue reading

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To 30 Fighters of the Decade

1. Chuck Liddell – Chuck Liddell became the face of MMA and the UFC in this decade.  He has been at the center of launching mixed martial arts into a more mainstream position.  He gets the number one spot because … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Pound For Pound Rankings

Pound For Pound Rankings – Top 50 Rank Name Affiliation Weight Class 1 Anderson Silva UFC 185 Lbs. 2 Georges St. Pierre UFC 170 Lbs. 3 Fedor Emelianenko Affliction Heavyweight 4 Miguel Torres WEC 135 Lbs. 5 Lyoto Machida UFC … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Awards: Biggest Upset

Brett Rogers over Andrei Arlovski We knew Brett Rogers was good, but Arlovski was a top 3 ranked heavyweight in the world.  It did not take Rogers 20 seconds to end Arlovski’s night and to catapolt Rogers into many people’s … Continue reading

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