Found May 26, 2012 on cheap-heat:

Jim Ross is back with another blog on his website. Here are a few highlights.

Thoughts on tonight’s UFC PPV
I’ve got Junior Dos Santos taking care of Frank Mir tonight at UFC 146 by KO or TKO in three rounds or less. Mir seemed to be ‘heavy’ weighing in at 261 which will likely make him 270ish by fight time. JDS still has some UFC fans thinking that the Brazilian has something to prove to be considered the man in the heavyweight division. Not sure that I agree with that assessment.

I like Cain Velasquez to beat Silva but Cain’s alleged knee issues need to be behind him and the former UFC heavyweight champ needs to do what he did not do against JDS and that is take Silva down and destroy the verticality of the bigger opponent who will likely outweigh Cain by 30-40 pounds by fight time.

Expect to see lots of stoppages, KO’s, ect tonight in Vegas as the big boys don’t usually last over the long haul thanks to four ounce gloves and one punch power. One, great shot can beat any adversary on this level.

On the topic of Raw’s 1000 episode
Getting lots of questions regarding RAW 1000 on July 23 in St. Louis but, unfortunately, I have no answers. I’m not in the loop that makes creative decisions but am proudly looking forward to the milestone event. Whether I’m at that Raw or not, I’m proud of my contributions to the brand over the years and watch the show religiously every Monday night.

On the topic of the Top 25 masters of the mic list on their Classics pages have released a list of their perceived Top 25 Masters of the Mic. Obviously, any ‘list’ is partially designed to create controversy and this one certainly has.

Steve Austin was ranked #1 and Captain Lou Albano was ranked #25 and in between there were many surprises.

Many fans including @CMPunk felt that Roddy Piper should have been #1..Hot Rod was #2. Somewhat surprised to see the Miz and Santino Marella make the list at this stage of their respective careers. Albano was a mild surprise too.

No Jerry Lawler in the top 25 raised an eyebrow or two.

Dusty Rhodes ranked 8th miffed some of Dream’s fans. Jesse Ventura makes the list at #20 but still no King??

Mr. McMahon helped carry the Attitude Era, with Stone Cold, to amazing heights but McMahon was ranked 16th. I’m not kissing McMahon’s rich backside, I’ve done that and am a memvber of the ‘Club’ but Austin having McMahon to play off of back in the day was big money.

The era that appealed most to those providing feedback on the Top 25 Masters of the Mic, influenced as one would think the feedback.

Again, lists are made to stimulate discussion not unlike the NFL Network’s list of the top 100 players of all time, of which I had many issues. that was compiled a year or so ago.

I’m happy to say that I had absolutely nothing to do with compiling this list but I’ve enjoyed the feedback that I’ve read including the Pet Coon Goofy variety.


UFC 146: Frank Mir Says He Knows Junior Dos Santos’ Weakness

Frank Mir looks to become a three-time UFC Heavyweight Champion this Saturday night when he challenges Junior Dos Santos for the title. Dos Santos will be defending the title for the first time since he won the belt from Cain Velasquez back in November. He also enters the fight with a score to settle for his friend and mentor, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Nogueira had his arm snapped...

‘UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir’ Live Results and Play-by-Play

“UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir” will be jumping off Saturday inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Facebook kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming three preliminary bouts at approximately 6:45PM ET/3:45PM PT. Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s Facebook page in order to watch the scraps live. FX will then broadcast four prelims starting at 8PM...

UFC 146 Results: Dos Santos finishes Mir via second-round TKO

Once Dos Santos found his rhythm it was like target practice for the crafty Brazilian striker. It was a night of finishes in Fight City, Nevada and the main event of the evening was no different. Mir never quite looked comfortable after an early unsuccessful takedown attempt on Dos Santos. Once the Champion found his rhythm, it was like target practice. The crafty Brazilian striker...

Frank Mir Takes Mature Outlook Into UFC 146 Title Fight

As a former two-time UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir (Pictured) has already been around the block and back. That’s why the 33-year-old has acted as cool as a cucumber heading into Saturday’s showdown against reigning champ Junior dos Santos, despite the fact he’s a whopping 4-to-1 underdog. Although Mir fully expects to leave Las Vegas with the title wrapped around his...

UFC 146: Junior Dos Santos vs. Frank Mir full video weigh in highlights

UFC 146 goes down tomorrow now from Sin City and after three hard years of busting our asses off here at Fight Hub TV we were finally granted access to cover the main event fight between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir. We put together this little highlight video of the weigh ins from earlier [...]

‘UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir’ Complete Betting Odds

Frank Mir (Pictured) has exuded nothing but confidence heading into Saturday’s shootout against heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. According to the Gambling Gods, he has absolutely no reason to feel so self-assured. “Cigano” is an overwhelming 5.5-to-1 odds-on favorite to dispose of Mir and retain his belt in his first title defense. Mir, on the other hand, checks in...

‘UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir” event will be tipping the scale today inside MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. A heavyweight title tilt between champion Junior...

UFC Primetime 'Dos Santos vs. Mir' - The Final Episode

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Junior Dos Santos Reigns Supreme At UFC 146

After a spectacular performance in his victory over Frank Mir at UFC 146, reigning heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos caught up with UFC Tonight analyst Ariel Helwani. A jubilant Dos Santos discussed his KO victory and a potential rematch with Cain Velasquez on the horizon.

UFC 146: Junior Dos Santos vs. Frank Mir weigh in/full results

Full Results from Las Vegas: Champion Junior Dos Santos (239) vs. Frank Mir (261) Antonio Silva (264) vs. Cain Velasquez (240) Dave Herman (233) vs. Roy Nelson (254) Shane Del Rosario (246) vs. Stipe Miocic (245) Lavar Johnson (248) vs. Stefan Struve (255) Diego Brandao (145) vs. Darren Elkins (145) Edson Barboza (155) vs. Jamie [...]

Jim Ross Blog: Tonight's UFC PPV, Raw 1000 Episode, Master of the Mic

Jim Ross is back with another blog on his website. Here are a few highlights. Thoughts on tonight's UFC PPV I've got Junior Dos Santos taking care of Frank Mir tonight at UFC 146 by KO or TKO in three rounds or less. Mir seemed to be 'heavy' weighing in at 261 which will likely make him 270ish by fight time. JDS still has some UFC fans thinking that the Brazilian...

Junior dos Santos Gives Back to His Brazilian Brethren

Junior dos Santos came from the slums of Brazil to capture the UFC heavyweight crown by the age of 27. Now that he’s officially achieved superstardom, dos Santos is taking the opportunity to make dreams come true for the next generation of underprivileged Brazilians. During his training camp for Frank Mir, Breno Luis Ferreira (Pictured) emerged as a regular observer at the gym...

Brock Lesnar Considering Switching Back to UFC

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar was in attendance on Saturday night’s UFC 146 main event, watching UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos defeat Frank Mir to retain his Championship.During the UFC 146 post-fight PPV press conference, UFC President Dana White was asked about Lesnar’s appearance and revealed Lesnar is considering a return to MMA.White was asked...

UFC 146 weigh-in live video + results

Main Card (PPV) • Heavyweight Championship Bout: Junior dos Santos (C) () vs. Frank Mir () • Heavyweight Bout: Cain Velasquez () vs. Antonio Silva () • Roy Nelson () vs. Dave Herman () • Shane del Rosario (t) vs. Stipe Miocic () • Stefan Struve () vs. Lavar Johnson ()  Preliminary Card (FX)   • Diego Brandao () vs. Darren Elkins () • Edson Barboza...
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