As discussed in this week's big pro wrestling cover feature, Sunday's Wrestlemania 30 is a pivotal show in World Wrestling Entertainment's history for reasons that go beyond 30 being a nice round number.Though he won't be wrestling for the championship, University of Minnesota legend Brock Lesnar is ... More >>
A top UFC trainer built a house of champions, but allegations of abuse tore it down
Remember last week when UFC fighter Jeremy Stephens was arrested hours before his fight and couldn't make bail in time to enter the Octagon?SEE ALSO:Jeremy Stephens, UFC fighter, arrested before Target Center boutTurns out Des Moines, Iowa authorities wanted Stephens for good reason: The Des Moines ... More >>
UFC fighter Jeremy Stephens was arrested in Minneapolis this morning on an outstanding warrant, putting his scheduled bout tonight at the Target Center in jeopardySEE ALSO:Travis Brown on Bigfoot, KO's, and fighting in Minneapolis Minneapolis police confirm that Stephens was taking into custody, but ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Wisconsin wife runs husband over with SUV following Scott Walker recall argument-- Paul Ryan's Iowa State Fair speech gets messy as protesters are hauled away [VIDEO]Wisconsin's politics are so divisive, even 80-something-year-old women are nearly coming to blows these days.At a Romney c ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- UFC coming to Minneapolis on October 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot-- Title fight at Target Center: GSP vs. FitchUFC heavyweight Travis Browne was at Lifetime Fitness in downtown Minneapolis yesterday to promote his upcoming fight against Bigfoot.Browne got in a light workout with the heavy ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Title fight at Target Center: GSP vs. FitchThe Ultimate Fighting Championship just announced that it is moving the UFC on FX 5 event from Indianapolis to the Target Center in Minneapolis on October 5.This marks the first time the UFC has held an event in Minneapolis since UFC 87, an Augu ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Brock Lesnar reportedly 'rips apart' WWE dressing room following PPV double-crossing [VIDEO]-- Brock Lesnar makes kickass return to pro wrestling on WWE Monday Night Raw [VIDEO]Brock's WWE return began with so much promise.After the former U of M standout's UFC career ended at the feet a ... More >>
Brock Lesnar, the former Golden Gophers wrestling standout who recently retired from the UFC and made a much-publicized return to the WWE, stars in a new commercial for CASE IH, a maker of farm combines. "I'm Brock Lesnar, the Ultimate Fighter, and this summer, The Ultimate Farmer," Lesnar says i ... More >>
If you can't beat 'em, make a lot of money fake fightin' 'em.Just over three months after his body and UFC reputation took a beating at the hands and feet of Alistair Overeem, Brock Lesnar entered a WWE ring for the first time in eight years.When 26-year-old Brock got bored with pro wrestling and le ... More >>
Local UFC fighter Jacob Volkmann was suspended as a wrestling coach for calling out President Obama again.Volkmann defeated Ultimate Fighter alum Efrain Escudero at UFC 141 on December 30, then invited President Obama to make an appointment with him for a "glass-ectomy.""A glass-ectomy is when yo ... More >>
Brock Lesnar retired from the UFC tonight after losing in the first round to Alistair Overeem.Lesnar took a brutal liver kick that crumbled him to the ground, then Overeem continually punched Brock in the face until the referee called a halt to the bout.Immediately afterward, Brock told Joe Rogan ... More >>
Brock Lesnar is sorry for killing all your animals, Canada.Brock Lesnar didn't fight the law, but the law won anyway.The former UFC heavyweight champion and U of M wrestling standout pleaded guilty to improper tagging of an animal for shooting a mule deer buck in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. In ... More >>
Brock Lesnar doesn't need to follow no damn hunting rules!Brock Lesnar was the subject of a court hearing in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada yesterday for alleged hunting violations.Lesnar and co-defendant Chad Stryker were charged with three violations of the Alberta Fish and Wildlife Act, but did ... More >>
Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem is one big fightBrock Lesnar, the former UFC heavyweight champion and U of M wrestling stand-out, is about to face his biggest challenge yet: Alistair Overeem, the K-1 Dutch kick-boxing champion.The poster released today to promote the December 30 fight provides ... More >>
Brock Lesnar won't be allowed to bring the gun with him into the UFC Octagon.Brock Lesnar survived diverticulitis surgery and is ready to return to the UFC to fight for the heavyweight belt, according to a bizarre and unexpected new video released today.The video, released by Lesnar sponsor Fusio ... More >>
Will Brock Lesnar be the same after surgery?Brock Lesnar has finally gone under the knife for his chronic diverticulitis. The former UFC heavyweight champion thought he had the disease beat with medication and diet adjustments after it derailed him last year. But it became clear a few weeks ... More >>
www.breastaurants.comA new uniform company claims to be "The Breast in the Business!"Breastaurants--yep, that's really a word--are big business. While casual chains like Applebees and such have been slumping, restaurants that hire busty women to serve their beers and burgers while wearing pee ... More >>
Brock Lesnar has fallen ill with diverticulitis again.Brock Lesnar is sick with diverticulitis again.The U of M wrestling standout, former UFC heavyweight champion, and current star of The Ultimate Fighter reality show has suffered a relapse of the illness that almost left him needing a colostomy ... More >>
Brock Lesnar, the former UFC Heavyweight Champion and University of Minnesota standout wrestler, is a man with a fascinating life story.But it has remained largely hidden because of Lesnar's famous reticence to allow the media into his life.Now Lesnar has revealed the cover of his new autobiogra ... More >>
Jacob Volkmann wanted to knock a little sense into Barack Obama. Bad call.At first, we wondered whether the Secret Service was overreacting when it paid a visit to UFC fighter Jacob Volkmann in White Bear Lake. In a post-fight interview he employed a little braggadocio about knocking some se ... More >>
MMAJunkie.comUFC Fighter Jacob Volkmann wants to fight President Obama.The Secret Service recently paid a visit to Minnesota mixed martial arts fighter Jacob Volkmann.The visit came after Volkmann went on an anti-Obama tirade in his post-fight interview after dispatching his opponent at UFC 125 o ... More >>
Brock Lesnar loses the heavyweight belt to Cain Valesquez.Brocktober came to an early end. Lesnar is champion no more.Cain Valesquez took the belt from the UFC heavyweight champion with an onslaught of ground and pound at the end of the first round that left Lesnar with a brutal gash under his le ... More >>
Brock's beard is quite manly.If UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar wasn't manly enough already, he's now sporting a full beard.The extra chin shag debuts just in time for Brocktober, the month long celebration of Lesnar on Spike TV leading up to his UFC 121 fight against Cain Valesquez.Check o ... More >>
Fourth of July weekend promises to be a good one. This week in Freeloader Friday we have free fireworks, free film fests, free events for families, and more.
Brock is back, but is he 100%?UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will face interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin at UFC 116 this Saturday to unify to title.The interim belt was necessitated by Lesnar's long lay-off after a near-death bout with diverticulitis. The question on everybody's mi ... More >>
This will be one BIG event.Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar makes his return to the Octagon on July 3 after a long and winding road of health problems ultimately diagnosed as diverticulitis.Lesnar faces a stiff test in challenger Shane Carwin, a massive slab of a man with one-punch knockout powe ... More >>
Brock Lesnar today appeared on ESPN Sportscenter to address his longstanding mystery illness and the timeline for his return to the UFC.
The UFC Heavyweight Champ will return to the Octagon, he's just taking his time.
We posted thousands of stories on The Blotter in 2009. Here's what you clicked on the most.
UFC President Dana White is declining comment, which can't be a good thing.
Racist fireworks, lube-crazy ladies, bad parenting tactics and David Hasselhoff. Goodbye, 2009!
The heavyweight fighter is down for the count after collapsing in Canada.
The heavyweight champ is fighting an intestinal illness that may claim his UFC career.
What was once thought to be H1N1 is now believed to be mono.
Heavyweight Strikeforce fight to air live on CBS Saturday
Can Fedor kill a bear with a fork and knife? Someone actually asked him this...
Michael Rand questions whether the UFC heavyweight champion is faking sick.
If a genetic freak can be felled by this plague, what hope have the rest of us?
The UFC president thinks Rogers could knock out the number 1 fighter in the world.
Not only did Jim Mullen never hold a UFC belt, he never even won a match in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Female MMA will be in the spotlight during EliteXC on CBS this Saturday
"The Next Big Thing" looks to live up to his WWE moniker in the UFC
Nick "The Goat" Thompson owns Bodog's 170-pound title
From floor finisher to World Champion: Sean Sherk grapples his way to the top of the UFC