Welcome to Midnight Mania!
The state of affairs doesn’t look nice for UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil Baroni.
Whereas many particulars stay unclear, a report yesterday claims that Baroni stands charged with homicide in San Pancho, Mexico after a dispute along with his girlfriend. Per the primary report, Baroni bloodied up his girlfriend then known as the police, who discovered her unresponsive and battered.
Former UFC champion and basic MMA legend Josh Barnett has plenty of expertise working with “The New York Badass” through the years. In his opinion, Baroni’s present state of affairs is the results of an extended decline probably on account of persistent traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
“The information about Phil Baroni is horrible and extremely tragic as effectively,” Barnett tweeted. “I’ve identified Phil for twenty years plus, and on the first JB Bloodsport present may see that his persona and habits was erratic, displaced, and emotionally he was everywhere, and it was apparent why: CTE.
“It was so robust coping with him on the present that I couldn’t hold reserving him although I needed to. He was an excessive amount of to deal with and so scattered. He blew up at me as a result of I hadn’t used him once more and I blocked him on social media however there wasn’t a lot I may do. Fighters, must take [care] of themselves, and people round them must be vigilant and watchful as effectively. I’ve seen the decline from the person I’ve been pals with for therefore lengthy to the place he was final I noticed him, and it’s heartbreaking. Now with what has occurred in Mexico it’s simply so terrible.”
CTE is a scorching button subject in all of contact sports activities proper now, a difficult-to-detect mind situation trigger by repeated trauma that may trigger fast deterioration. It’s been extensively claimed that MMA is more healthy for the mind than sports activities like boxing or American soccer, however the sport is so comparatively new that some are questioning that concept.
As the primary and second era of MMA fighters proceed to age, we might study some disagreeable truths concerning the true trauma of cage preventing.
Many, many followers and fighters alike are making enjoyable of Dillon Danis for pulling out of his KSI struggle on Twitter. What a dweeb!
Dillon Danis dad and mom are gonna be so mad he can’t pay his half of the lease this month
— Terrance McKinney (@twrecks155) January 4, 2023
In these troublesome and unsure occasions, at the very least BJ Penn has remained constant in dropping conspiracy theories that don’t make any sense.
BJ Penn says that he plans to run for mayor of Hawaii County in 2024. One of many key points is the development of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea. BJ is towards TMT as a result of he believes that the telescope is definitely a China-owned weapon. pic.twitter.com/7SQNZOCfsy
— Borrachinha Depot (@FullContactMTWF) January 4, 2023
Combat followers have picked up on a pattern relating to Jon Jones.
ARIEL HELWANI CLAPS BACK, SIX YEARS IN THE MAKING!
IF that is true — and that’s an enormous IF, as this could possibly be a USADA or contract negotiations state of affairs — UFC is wildly lame for this one. Francisco Trinaldo is the person!
❌ Fighter eliminated: Francisco Trinaldo
— UFC Roster Watch (@UFCRosterWatch) January 4, 2023
A trio of trivia questions courtesy of TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter:
Who’s the one UFC fighter in historical past with at the very least 10 UFC wins that has a 100% ending fee (in solely their UFC wins)? #NationalTriviaDay
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) January 4, 2023
Mike Perry dares anybody to step into the ring with him.
I fought a 27-3 professional boxer, I’m at present 3-0 within the final two years as a boxer. I’m a boxer and Can beat any boxer/fighter at 175-185. Give me an actual boxing match and I show it. Cuz we all know they not stepping in @bareknucklefc with me. ASAP too !
— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) January 4, 2023
Bryan Barberena vs. Jake Matthews seems like a enjoyable scrap.
Slips, rips, and KO clips
Southpaw head motion on show:
This upcoming Friday, the potential way forward for 105lb, 23 yr outdated, Ginjiro Shigeoka 重岡銀次朗, will likely be seeking to dethrone IBF minimumweight champion, Daniel “Cejitas” Valladares. #boxing pic.twitter.com/plZ3vni2pO
— Diarios-Journals (@DiariosJournals) January 3, 2023
When reaching down for the kick goes improper …
They might not have made the Prime 10 lists, however contemplate these the glory point out finishes of 2022.
Symbiosis within the sea.
Midnight Music: People rock, 2008
Sleep effectively Maniacs! Extra martial arts insanity is all the time on the best way.