Spike TV Will Air UFC 100 Saturday, August 15

OK fellas here is your second chance, Spike TV announced today that it will air fights from the historic UFC 100 pay-per-view event. 

On Saturday, August 15 at 10pm, Spike will offer fights from the seminal event for the first time on free TV. Who knows, maybe this time around Frank Mir will catch Lesnar in a gogoplata and Michael Bisping will learn the difference between left and right. And even if not, I will never get tired of watching Dan Henderson’s jaw-dropping knockout over the UK Golden Boy.

Lesnar’s win over Frank Mir finally unified a champion in a heavyweight division that had spent years in limbo. It was a grudge match for redemption, pride, and championship gold, and Lesnar proved once and for all that he is the real deal. Love him or hate him, he is here to stay.

Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping spent a long season getting on each other’s nerves on The Ultimate Fighter: US vs. UK, and it all came pouring out in the cage on July 11th. Henderson’s already impressive highlight reel barely warrants mention in comparison to his picture perfect KO. And Mark Coleman took on MMA savior Stephan Bonnar in a truly symbolic matchup between the man who started it and the man who saved it. Nearing a half century old, Coleman’s not ready for rocking chairs and whittle sticks just yet. He ground out one of the gutsiest wins in his career as he spat in the face of time.

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I smell a bit of UFC VS STRIKEFORCE animosity, don’t you? Carano Vs. Cyborg will air that very same evening, coincidence? I think NOT!

Georges "Rush" St-Pierre Groin Injury Will Not Require Surgery

During Georges St-Pierres’ UFC 100 battle with Thiago Alves, St-Pierre suffered a painful groin injury during the forth round. Like the true champion he is, St-Pierre completed the fight  and won a unanimous decision victory over the tough as nails Thiago Alves. 

St-Pierre spoke about how painful his injury was and how he gutted through it in some behind the scenes footage of UFC 100. 

Although the injury was painful it seems that St-Pierre will recover a lot quicker than he originally thought.  An MRI has revealed that the injury will not require surgery. 

The UFC Welterweight champion, who deservedly beat Alves via unanimous decision, is expected to return to training in the next few weeks.

St-Pierre is scheduled to next face either Martin Kampmann or Mike Swick, who will meet at UFC 103 in September to determine who is the number one contender.

Ringside And Behind The Scenes Footage UFC 100 With Dana White

I smell a future reality show!

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UFC 100 $5.1 million gate could be second largest in history

Saturday’s long-awaited UFC 100 event, which sold out before tickets even technically went on sale to the public, drew an estimated 11,000 fans for a staggering live gate of $5.1 million. 
UFC officials disclosed the figures in the post-UFC 100 press conference. 

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will release official numbers later this week, but if the figure holds up, the live gate will go as the second largest in UFC history. 

Saturday’s event took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and aired on pay-per-view. UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and welterweight title-holder Georges St. Pierre both made successful title defenses at the show at the milestone. 

UFC 100 tickets, which sold out during a pre-sale period for UFC Fight Club and UFC.com newsletter subscribers, were going for as much as $45,000 each on the secondary market. 

If the UFC’s figures are correct (and they usually are), UFC 100 would have had an average ticket price of $464. 

UFC 100′s estimated gate currently ranks tied for second in the 16-year history of the organization. 

The top five now includes: 

  1. UFC 66 (Liddell vs. Ortiz II): $5,397,300 gate (12,191 attendance)
  2. UFC 83 (St. Pierre vs. Serra II): $5,100,000 gate (21,390 attendance)
  3. UFC 100 (Lesnar vs. Mir II): $5,100,000 gate (11,000)*
  4. UFC 79 (St. Pierre vs. Hughes): $4,994,050 gate (9,704 attendance)
  5. UFC 91 (Couture vs. Lesnar): $4,815,675 gate (13,224 attendance)

* – Estimated figures

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