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Thomas Davis will play Sunday despite fractured arm!

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     This Sunday at Super Bowl 50 veteran Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will take to the field with a plate and a dozen screws holding together his right forearm. Davis broke his right forearm during the team’s NFC Championship Game blowout over the Arizona Cardinals. In addition to Davis, the […]

Will Super Bowl 50 be Peyton Manning’s last game?

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     Will Super Bowl 50 indeed by Peyton Manning’s last rodeo? Those were the words that came out of the star quarterback’s mouth when he thanked Bill Belichick after winning the AFC Championship game just two weeks ago. NFL media insider Ian Rapoport reported that other people […]

Shogun Rua vs. Rashad Evans to headline UFC on FOX 19

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     A fight between two former UFC light heavyweight champions will headline April’s ‘UFC on FOX 19’ event, as UFC officials recently announced that Rashad Evans (19-4-1 MMA) has agreed to fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (23-10 MMA) in the evenings main event. Rua and Evans were slated […]

BJ Penn has verbally agreed to an opponent for March’s UFC 196 event!

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     Former two-division UFC champion and recent UFC Hall of Fame inductee BJ “The Prodigy” Penn has decided to come out of retirement and has agreed to fight a soon-to-be-announced opponent at March’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. Penn last fought in July of 2014, where […]

Werdum injured, UFC 196 now becomes a free UFC Fight Night!

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)   When former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez went down with any injury, UFC officials quickly found a replacement for next month’s UFC 196 headliner in the form of Stipe Miocic. Miocic accepted a short-notice title fight with current champ Fabricio Werdum and everything seemed to be back […]

Velasquez injured, Stipe Miocic will now fight Werdum for title!

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) UFC President Dana White took to his twitter yesterday to announce that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had suffered a back injury and will no longer be able to compete against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 196 on February 6. Stepping in for the injured Velasquez against Werdum […]