Found November 08, 2011 on
There's been a long tradition of professional players starring in commercials for basketball video games. Lately though, these athletes are creeping up more and more in ads for other video games. Hey, these guys have to do something these days.
We know that pro athletes are hardcore gamers with all that free time on their hands even when the NBA is in effect. With the new Assassin's Creed coming out soon, we can actually track their progress and see how good they really are.
Today, Ubisoft® announced a partnership with several of the greatest athletes in the world who will appear in broadcast commercials alongside Ezio Auditore, the legendary hero in Assassin's Creed Revelations, the blockbuster action video game hitting store shelves on November 15. Starring in the campaign are two time MMA champion BJ Penn, game-changing running back Adrian Peterson and one of the most dynamic professional basketball players in the world, Derrick Rose. The athletes, known fo...
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For those hoping BJ Penn’s (Pictured) abrupt retirement following his loss to Nick Diaz at UFC 137 was an emotional announcement that he’d later retract, it appears the 32-year-old was encouraged to walk away from MMA several fights ago.
Although it appears he’s softened on his definitive retirement statement in favor of taking a sabbatical, don’t hold your breath for a comeback...
I feel it’s a bit redundant to keep saying this but it’s an undeniable fact that Evan “The Butcher” Cutts has to be considered one of North Texas’ best kept secrets when it comes to fighting. The humble 20 year old who hails from Keller has quietly gone about his career as an MMA fighter sporting a 2-0 professional record after an impressive 4-1 amateur career.Saturday...
Following a night of less than thrilling mixed martial arts action, ProElite vice president of fight operations T. Jay Thompson tweeted, “Never again.”
The resurrected MMA organization was hoping to break in their new HDNet broadcasting deal with a spectacular fight card that would keep fans on the edge of their seats. Well, the fans were on the edge of their seats, but that...
BJ Penn talks about retirement, Nick Diaz and taking some time off. Penn was in Moline, IL to corner his bother Reagan as he faced Evan Cutts at Pro Elite 2 “Big Gunns”
BJ Penn in a very mellow but sullen short interview just before his brother Reagan's loss at the Pro-Elite event:
He does seem very uncertain about his future in fighting and the Cesar Gracie invite, but who can blame him? BJ's definitely the kind of guy who needs to find a reason to commit to something...
BJ Penn Could Return If Situation Is Right
Following his win over BJ Penn at UFC 137, Nick Diaz made it known that he wanted to face Georges St. Pierre in his next fight. However, Dana White said that Carlos Condit was stil next in line for the welterweight champion.
Although Georges St. Pierre is sidelined with an injury, Dias called out St. Pierre questionning if he’s truly injured. “I think he’s scared to fight...