Sunday Morning MMA: Weekend In Review


  • Lawler, Silva and Shields earn/defend the EliteXC belts with decisive victories. Stockton came out to see the hometown “homeboy”, Nick Diaz picked apart Thomas Denny.
  • EliteXC “Unfinished Business” second CBS show turned out to be a good night of fighting, but was the show was overshadowed by last weekends UFN 14 and “Affliction Banned” cards.
  • EliteXC announced the return of Kimbo and Carano to CBS on Oct. 4.
  • Boxing: Antonio Margarito stunned fans as he defeated undefeated Miguel Cotto by TKO in the 11th round.
  • Gomi returns to face Horodecki, Pang Sung Hwan at Senkogu 4
  • Dana White lets it slip to the Chicago-Sun Times, that Anderson “The Spider” Silva will face Canadian Patrick Cote, Oct. 25 at UFC 90 in Chicago.
  • Dana White plays beauty shop and hypes “BIG” announcement: UFC 89 Free on SpikeTV. Like it should be UFC 89 is stacking up more like a UFC Fight Night then a full fledged PPV.
  • Coleman to possibly face Shogun in December.


  1. Fedor Emelianenko DV

    July 27, 2008 at 6:23 am

    Nice to see that Gomi's back in action. Coleman vs. Shogun? – gimme a break.

  2. Realwun

    July 27, 2008 at 6:36 am

    I saw the CBS show and the Cotto fight. I liked both.

  3. luke

    July 27, 2008 at 10:33 am

    Elite show was good but for the first time in a while i really enjoyed the boxing.

    Coleman vs. Shogun does not really strike me as a dream match but it would be nice for Shogun to avenge what shouldn't have been a loss.

    Glad to see Gomi back in action, I wish he would sign with UFC so he could fight BJ Penn again.

    Silva vs. Cote? dont get me wrong i like Patrick Cote but this will certanly be a bad night for him, I think this is evidence that the middleweight contenders are way out of Andersons league and that the light heavyweight division seems the best thing for him to expand his legacy.

  4. roy

    July 28, 2008 at 9:44 am

    i agree with everthing you said luke, the only reason i am not pissed about shogun vs coleman is shogun needs a tune up fight after 2 surgeries and a long layoff and he does owe coleman one. and cote vs silva won't be a fight but who else is there at 185 that will be, except maybe a rematch with dan but that won't be for a while if ever.

  5. Morey

    July 28, 2008 at 11:38 am

    I think Okami might give Anderson Silva a good fight. I agree with you Roy about the tune-up fight for Shogun, he needs it.

  6. dane drebin

    July 28, 2008 at 12:54 pm

    wow i way called a shogun vs coleman rematch seeing as they are btoh coming back from knee injuries it just makes sense

  7. roy

    July 29, 2008 at 1:18 am

    i agree morey at this point okami is the best match up for silva, i see it going into the 2nd round and thats more than most of the other mw will do

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