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Podcast: ESPN’s Jon Anik on the UFC and the film Warrior

Today on the SoB! Podcast I had Jon Anik from ESPN’s MMA Live program. We talk about the rise of MMA, the advantages and disadvantages of the flourishing sport, and the his cameo in the new movie Warrior set to be released this weekend. I’ll have a review of the film along some thoughts on […]

East Bridgewater’s Joe Lauzon Wins UFC Bout Against Warburton

East Bridgewater, Massachusetts native Joe Lauzon made the trip down to Pittsburgh for his bout against England’s Curt Warburton for the UFC Live on Versus event on June 26. It was a trip to remember. After losing his last fight to George Sotiropoulos in November,  Lauzon worked on his striking game to mix in with his incredible submission skills.  […]

UFC Makes Lackluster Debut in Boston

With the rising popularity of MMA, it is great to see states that once dismissed mixed martial arts as nothing more than barbaric bloodshed are now opening their doors to one of this country’s biggest draws in the world of sports. The city of Boston had never held a UFC event due to a lack of regulation in Massachusetts. […]

The Couch Potato Report: World Cup, Wimbledon, and Weiners!

Off we go on a holiday weekend edition of “The Couch Potato Report,” C.P.R. for your sports-lovin’ heart. Now, the Fourth of July is meant for many things. Fireworks. Cookouts. Freedom. Flags. But unfortunately, watching TV really isn’t something that people look forward to doing on Independence Day. As much of a TV junkie as […]

Dan Lauzon Comes Up Short at UFC 114 Prelims

Just mere weeks ago, there was trouble in the Lauzon camp over whether or not Dan Lauzon was fully committed to fighting and if he was serious about his conditioning. It appears that our questions have been answered. Lauzon lost a unanimous decision to Ultimate Fighter winner Efrain Escudero at the UFC 114 preliminary bouts on Spike […]

The Couch Potato Report: Supersized Long Weekend Edition

UPDATE: Celtics Advance to NBA Finals, Beat Magic 96-84 Memorial Day weekend has finally arrived. As the unofficial start of summer, at least in my book, this weekend will surely be loaded with outdoor barbecues, families taking the covers off their swimming pools, and parades down the main streets of towns everywhere. Mother Nature is […]

Dan Lauzon to Fight Without Family

It may be the much anticipated grudge match between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Rashad Evans that is setting the stage for UFC 114 this Saturday, but the local buzz in Massachusetts is centered on East Bridgewater’s Lauzon family. Dan Lauzon, brother of well-known lightweight fighter Joe Lauzon, will be fighting Efrain Escudero on the preliminary […]

The Couch Potato Report: Bruins, Celtics, and a Yankee Invasion

Another weekend has finally arrived, with this one dedicated to the wonderful world of baby mamas. But after you spend the required amount of time chilling with the woman who put you in this world, you can then turn to the plentiful menu of sports entertainment on the ol’ television all weekend long. Ladies and […]

Joe Lauzon’s Return Falls Short

Joe Lauzon, UFC Lightweight fighter and the pride of East Bridgewater, MA, made his return to the Octagon on Saturday night at UFC 108. Unfortunately, it was not the return we were hoping for. Lauzon took on Sam Stout in one of the best matches of the night that went the distance and ended with […]

TGIF: A New Kind of Fantasy UFC

It is no question that fantasy sports has expanded its horizons over the past decade. It used to be just the big four: baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. Today, you can go to the Yahoo! fantasy main page and find all kinds of oddball fantasy games. Fantasy NASCAR and fantasy golf have made their debuts […]

Joe Lauzon Ready to Fight at UFC 108

Bridgewater’s own Joe Lauzon is heading back into the octagon. The lightweight contender is rumored to be taking on Sam Stout at UFC 108 on January 2nd. Lauzon reported the news on his blog last Tuesday. Although the fight card for the event is not 100% official, MMAjunkie reports that the fight will be finalized […]

Bob Arum Talks UFC in Interview…and it Goes Awry…

Just when you thought people wouldn’t say these things in public…think again. Here’s the Fanhouse interview: