17 Search Results for gary goodridge

Jan 9, 2016 1:29 pm

Gary Goodridge opens up on horrors of living with brain trauma

As medical advances are made and more studies are conducted on fighters, the reality of brain damage sustained from repeated blows to the head is becoming scarier and scarier. While this problem certainly stretches across sports other than MMA and boxing, there’s no denying the damage fighters sustain during the course of their careers. In...

Jan 8, 2016 6:29 am

Clip of the Day: Gary Goodridge’s iconic crucifix KO

Gary Goodridge vs Paul Herrera at UFC 8 on February 16, 1996 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jan 7, 2016 at 9:02pm PST Old school MMA fans will remember this iconic KO where Gary Goodridge rained down elbows from the crucifix position on Paul Herrera. The clip...

Oct 31, 2014 6:00 am

“The Day I Got Introduced To Pain”, A Gary Goodridge Exclusive

Miss the most recent BJPenn.com Radio show? No worries, check it out HERE. The show kicked off with an interview from MMA legend Gary “Big Daddy” Goodridge. Plenty of topics were touched on by Goodridge and the hosts, Anotn Skoro and Denny Hodge. Towards the end of the interview Goodridge reflected on three of the...

Oct 27, 2014 12:00 pm

BJPENN.com Radio With Gary Goodridge, Yancy Medeiros, Vik Grujic, & JT Torres

Live streaming video by Ustream This weeks show is brought to you by Prodigy Gear & All Hawaii Clothing. You can purchase some of the best gear out and show your support for one of the best Mixed Martial Artists of all time at www.bjpenn.com/shop. What are you waiting for, get over to the store...

Feb 14, 2012 10:42 am

CTE/Pugilistic Dementia Hits MMA Fighter Gary Goodridge

Dementia pugilistica (DP) is a type of neurodegenerative disease or dementia that may affect amateur or professional boxers as well as athletes in other sports who suffer concussions. A variant of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) it is also called chronic boxer’s encephalopathy, traumatic boxer’s encephalopathy, boxer’s dementia, chronic traumatic brain injury associated with boxing (CTBI-B),...

Nov 12, 2013 12:26 pm

Rashad Evans Wants To Retire… Before He Gets Retired

Chuck Liddell. Gary Goodridge. Rich Franklin. Big Nog. All of these names come to mind, when you think of fighters who might have been a little too stubborn for their own good; clinging to their competitive spirit a little too long, most combat athletes fail to retire while on top of their game, opting to...

Nov 11, 2013 1:07 pm

New Jersey Report Casts Dark Shadow Over Brain Trauma In MMA

In February of last year veteran MMA Fighter Gary Goodridge (pictured) came out to the media about his Dementia pugilistica (DP), a type of neurodegenerative disease or dementia that may affect amateur or professional boxers as well as athletes in other sports who suffer concussions. It was a shocker for MMA fans, fighters and analysts...

Jul 1, 2013 11:06 am

UFC Veteran Gilbert Yvel Announces Retirement

Veteran light-heavyweight mixed martial artist Gilbert Yvel (38-16-1) has announced his retirement from MMA after a 16 year career competing in organizations such as the UFC, PRIDE, K-1, Affliction, RINGS, M-1 Challenge, and Cage Rage. Yvel told groundandpound.de of his retirement after a series of fight postponements and cancellations, as well as a kidney issue....

Sep 6, 2012 11:51 am

Potential Candidates for the UFC Hall of Fame

As the four year anniversary of Evan Tanner’s death approaches it got me to thinking why he’s not in the UFC Hall of Fame? I’m not about to get into an argument that there are others enshrined who are less worthy, my point is simply to state the case for Tanner as well as a...

May 11, 2012 7:57 am

Don Frye Over Dana White, Blasts The UFC President

Classic Figure of MMA Don Frye shares his thoughts about Dana White on the MMA Hour.   He recently got caught up on a twitter war with Dana White and was asked Why such hostility for Dana?  Do you think he has not given back to the sport?  That he’s not paying the fighters well? ...

Apr 23, 2012 8:25 am

Bellator's Ron Sparks, "I'm not that so called safe fight"

(Louisville, KY) – Popular Bellator heavyweight Ron “The Monster” Sparks (8-1) has been fighting since he was a kid. He started as a kickboxing sparring partner for friends before stepping in to the ring to compete himself. It wasn’t until he first put on MMA gloves that he truly felt he was where he needed...

Apr 20, 2012 9:26 am

M-1 Global Announces Fedor’s Next Opponent, But Not Without Disappointment | MMA NEWS

M-1 Global has apparently solidified Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent for his next bout on June 21st, and it is not exactly an exciting match-up. “The Last Emperor” is slated to square off against Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo in what is likely to be a lack-luster fight, with a predictable outcome. Fedor was allegedly going to face...

Jan 8, 2016 7:43 am

WATCH! Karate master vs. Muay Thai fighter in bareknuckle fight

It’s an old school style vs. style matchup as we see this Karate master take on a Muay Thai fighter in a bareknuckle scrap! While the outcome of our last style vs. style video in which a Muay Thai fighter fought a Judoka surprised many, the outcome of this bout was a little less surprising.