Friday, July 16, 2010

What Passes for Life: Loads of MMA, Will Smith, and more

Does the UFC strong-arm it's sponsors? A look into the influence the UFC has in the business runnings of its sponsors, including an incident where the promotion reportedly pressured Tapout into backing out of a deal with Fedor Emelienenko. (Bleacher Report)

Quote of the day: Cage Potato on this weekend's  Armageddon Fighting Championships 3: Evolution card:

(Armageddon is fitting name for the promotion, since Kalib Starnes fighting for a title likely signals that the world is coming to an end.)
(Cage Potato)

Is there a reason to check out the Armageddon card? Maybe. Up and coming  grappling sensation Robert Drysdale is making his professional MMA debut. (MMA

This may or may not be a real story. A GameStop in Tuscaloosa, Alabama reportedly altered the covers of NCAA Football 11, which features Tim Tebow to look like this:

Kotaku contacted three GameStops in Tuscaloosa, and each denied the story. (SB Nation, Kotaku)

You put vampires in my Bible story! Will Smith reportedly to produce and star in The Legend of Cain, described as “an epic re-telling of the Biblical sibling tale, this time with a vampiric twist.” It sounds like Will's been listening to too much George Noory and his band of Biblical revisionists. I sure don't recall reading about vampires in the Bible. (The AV Room)

TBS honors Steinbrenner Seinfeld style. In tribute to the late Yankees owner, TBS will air ten episodes of Seinfeld in which George Costanza worked for the Yankees next week. (Larry David provided the voice of Steinbrenner) (Hardball Talk)

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