Results for: Vince Murdock in news

  • 26 days ago
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Former WWE heavyweight champion CM Punk recently went off on his former boss, WWE Chairman/CEO Vince McMahon, claiming that he would not allow him to walk Chael Sonnen down to the Octagon since MMA is too "barbaric" and somebody could "die." Speaking on semi-retired pro wrestler Colt Cabana's podcast (h/t MMA Fighting) on Wednesday, Punk—whose real name is Phil Brooks—discussed why McMahon never allowed him to walk his friend Sonnen out to his UFC on FOX 2 bout with Michael Bisping in his hometo read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Former WWE wrestler CM Punk was going to walk Chael Sonnen to the Octagon for the UFC on FOX 2 event, which took place inside the United Center in Punk's hometown of Chicago, Illinois, back on Jan. 28, 2012. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Pressidnet Dana White had no problem with it. Vince McMahon did. The WWE chairman put the kibosh on his champion's affiliation with mixed martial arts (MMA), because McMahon was certain someone was going to die inside the Octagon, according to comments Pu read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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It has already been reported that World Wrestling Entertainment would not let CM Punk walk out with Chael Sonnen for Sonnen's UFC fight two years ago. Now, we know the reason WWE gave him. Punk said this week on wrestler Colt Cabana's podcast that WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon told him he could not appear on UFC television because it was "barbaric." "Oh my God, Phil," Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, said McMahon told him. "No, we can't do that. That's barbaric. Somebody is going to di read news >>

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Believing any discussions of a comeback between UFC president Dana White and former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be little more than a shrewd negotiating tactic, former contender Chael Sonnen drew a similar parallel this week on his podcast, 'You're Welcome.' Discussing the matter with WWE writer John Piermarini, Sonnen revealed he was once offered a multi-million dollar contract to jump ship from the UFC to professional wrestling. "Here's the nuts and bolts of it: I was offered $5 mi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Chris Jericho recently published an autobiography, containing a fascinating story about Vince McMahon and Frank Shamrock, and the night they almost went at it. The worlds of pro wrestling and MMA have clashed time and time again in the short, 20 year history of our sport. A few athletes have transitioned between one and the other. Dan Severn, Ken Shamrock, Bobby Lashley, and of course, Brock Lesnar. Strangely enough, however, this story comes not through an MMA fighter turned pro-wrestler, but t read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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UFC president Dana White was a guest on The Arsenio Hall Show on Monday night. And as often the case on such shows, the topic of discussion rarely stayed focused on today's MMA. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Believe it or not, it is true. WWE head honcho Vince McMahon once proposed a wrestling match... or even a real fight in the Octagon... against UFC president Dana White. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC Tonight has the scoop on the rumored superfight between UFC president Dana White and WWE boss Vince McMahon. Could this be the real deal? Chael Sonnen and Kenny Florian break the two presidents down for a better look. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Two-time UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia barely broke a sweat, as he struck journeyman Vince Lucero into first-round submission in the Extreme Challenge 170 main event on Saturday at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Lucero asked out of the fight 2:44 into round one. read news >>