The Two Sheds Review: Absolute Combat 1: Proving Ground
Once again I’m going to delve into the pile of DVDs sent to me by A1 Productions, and this time we’re going back to last May, and the Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh for Absolute Combat 1: Proving Ground.
Mar 16, 2010 - 8:39:07 PM
The Two Sheds Review: Knuckle Up Origin
A relatively new MMA debut made their television debut on Sky Sports here in Britain this past Wednesday night as Knuckle Up presented their Origin show, hosted by Lisa Nash and Dane Bowers.
Mar 4, 2010 - 8:32:49 PM
The Two Sheds Review: Strikeforce Challengers Kaufman v Hashi
MMA action returned to Bravo’s screens here in Britain this past Sunday night with the latest Strikeforce Challengers show, headlined by Sarah Kaufman against Takayo Hashi, and with Mauro Ranallo, Stephen Quadros and Pat Miletich handling commentary duties.
Mar 2, 2010 - 9:51:52 AM
The Two Sheds Review: BAMMA 2
It took a while, and there were apparently a few hiccups along the way, but the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts returned for their second show, broadcast on Bravo this past Sunday, with Christian O’Connell, Bret Freeman and Graham Little handling commentary duties.
Feb 23, 2010 - 9:57:11 AM
The Two Sheds Review: UFC 110 Nogueira v Velasquez
It was an historic night for the Ultimate Fighting Championship as they traveled to the land down under for the first time for UFC 110: Nogueira v Velasquez, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday on ESPN here in Britain, with Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan handling commentary duties.
Feb 22, 2010 - 10:15:50 AM
The Two Sheds Review: Geoff Thompson's Masterclass
In the ten years since I began this column (or blog as some people now call it) I’ve had e-mails from rather unexpected sources. Only last week I received an e-mail from a couple of Russian mixed martial art fighters asking me if I could help them find work here in Britain. A few weeks before that I received an e-mail from the people handling PR for Geoff Thompson. The first thing I asked myself was “who?”
Feb 18, 2010 - 9:57:47 AM
The Two Sheds Review: Ultimate Challenge Resurrection
British mixed martial arts is on the agenda again as we take a look back at Ultimate Challenge’s first show of 2010, Resurrection, shown on Sky Sports this past Wednesday here in Britain, and hosted by O.J. Borg and Dave O’Donnell, with Rob Nutley, Pierre Guillet and Malcolm Martin handling commentary duties.
Feb 11, 2010 - 10:01:53 AM
The Two Sheds Review: UFC 109: Relentless
It’s the first time two Hall of Famers have faced each other, as Randy Couture went up against Mark Coleman in the main event of UFC 109: Relentless, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain, with Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan handling commentary duties.
Feb 9, 2010 - 7:40:41 PM
The Two Sheds Review: Strikeforce Miami
So what do you get when you put a wrestling superstar, the top female fighter in the world, and an aging former NFL star together in the same building? You get Strikeforce’s latest show in Miami, Florida, shown on a one day delay on Bravo here in Britain, with Mauro Ranallo, Frank Shamrock and Stephen Quadros handling commentary duties.
Feb 3, 2010 - 10:14:54 AM
The Two Sheds Review: CCA Put Up of Shut Up
It’s time to enter the world of British mixed martial arts as once again I dip into the pile of A1 Productions DVDs. This time we’re heading back to Hartlepool and March 2008 for the Closed Combat Arena “Put Up of Shut Up” show.
Jan 25, 2010 - 8:49:54 AM