Tito Ortiz TKO Over Ken Shamrock For UFC Final Chapter Oct. 10

Tito Ortiz UFCUFC Ultimate Fighting Championship Ortiz again proved his domain in the Octagon against Las Vegas UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock Oct. 10 on Spike TV “The Final Chapter.” Ken Shamrock was knocked out at 2:23 of the first round at the Seminole Hard Rock real estate. Shamrock received his walking papers for “The World’s Most Dangerous Man”.

The 42-year-old Shamrock’s career earned him a spot in the UFC’s Hall of Fame, the veteran of the first 1993 UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship was never a match for Ortiz, who defeated him in a third round 2002 TKO, and repeated the defeat in July in a bout with controversy due to an early stop that was deemed too quick by some fight insiders.

“I wish him and all the people in the UFC the best. Thanks for all the wonderful years. Congratulations to Tito Ortiz,” said a gracious Shamrock.

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Ortiz and Shamrock UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship SPIKE TV

Shamrock Vs Ortiz In UFC SPIKE TVUFC Ultimate Fighting Championship Tito Ortiz and Ken Shamrock made it to the weigh-in. Shamrock brought food while Ortiz brought his attitude. Both UFC Las Vegas stars appeared to be in supreme shape for their bout at the Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena in Florida real estate.

Ortiz, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship mma light heavyweight champ, weighed in at a light 203.5 for the third bout of his series with Shamrock, who weighed in at a 204.5 lbs ripped and showed his ease at making the weight by sipping a drink and taking a bite.

Ortiz during their first bout in November of 2002 stopped Shamrock after the third round. A rematch at UFC 61 Ultimate Fighting Challenge in July saw Ortiz halt ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Man’, but the thought early stop of the game by referee Herb Dean was seen as not right by many fans, leading to Tuesday’s third bout, which will be aired live at 8pm on Spike TV.

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World Fighting Alliance Rampage Jackson Win Over Matt Lindland

World Fighting AllianceWorld Fighting Alliance MMA Rampage Jackson win over Matt Lindland. The Los Angeles Forum hosted about 8,000 people, I saw Jason “Mayhem” Miller choke his opponent into submission, then show love to his followers (he dubs them “Mayhem Monkeys”) by shouting: “Woo-WOO!” I saw a Dutch man with a Spanish nickname — Bas “El Guapo” Rutten. “El Guapo” means handsome, and when the bald-headed Rutten was asked where he ranks among the fighters, he said: “The best-looking one, that’s for sure.”

Finally, in Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s split decision victory over Matt Lindland in Saturday night’s main event, I saw one of the most amazing feats of strength I’ve seen in sports. With Lindland trying to choke him into submission, Jackson was somehow able to get to his feet and toss Lindland off. When asked in the ring if he’d be down for a rematch, Jackson said: “As long as I get paid. Cha-ching!”

As Jackson explained, “A lot of people in my sport are crazy. You’ve got to be crazy to get locked in a cage.”

Among the faces in the crowd: Shaquille O’Neal and Bruce Willis. O’Neal, in town to fulfill his duties as a reserve member of the Los Angeles Port Police, said he was in his hotel room when he heard about the World Fighting Alliance event and decided to come over. O’Neal likes to consider himself a martial arts expert, well versed in his own discipline of Shaq Fu, but he said you won’t find him in the ring.

If you’ve heard of mixed martial arts — in which everything short of eye-gouging, rabbit punches and kicks to the groin are legal — you’re probably familiar with UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship, which pulled an almost $3-million gate and $24-million pay-per-view haul for an event at Staples Center in May and is selling out the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. One sign that mixed martial arts is gaining legitimacy is that one of the most familiar faces in boxing, Marc Ratner, whom you might remember from the Mike Tyson hearings, left his job as executive director of the Nevada Athletic Commission to become Ultimate Fighting Challenge vice president of government and regulatory affairs.

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UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship Has Competition WFA

World Fighting Alliance WFAUFC Ultimate Fighting Championship is the world’s best-known mixed martial arts organization, but now has competition of the WFA World Fighting Alliance. The UFC no longer has a stranglehold on the best fighters.

The WFA World Fighting Alliance, co-owned by Las Vegas attorneys Louis Palazzo and Ross Goodman, will host a pay-per-view card July 22 from the Great Western Forum in Los Angeles that features several fighters who have defeated the UFC Ultimate Fight Challenge best.

Goodman, the son of Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, said the WFA World Fighting Alliance plans to be a direct competitor with the UFC, an organization so popular that its May 27 pay-per-view show reportedly sold more than 600,000 subscriptions.

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