KJ Gould

  • joined Feb 23, 2010
  • last login Apr 18, 2014
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MMA promotions should boycott Wyoming for events

KJ Gould argues the dangerous indifference from the Wyoming athletic commission in light of their response to the handling of Junior Maranhao at RFA 14 demands action from all MMA promotions, in the form of boycotting the state to host future events.

UFC $10 million bonus payout quarter 1 review

KJ takes a look at the first 3 months of 2014 to see if UFC are on track to paying out the $10 million performance bonus pot Dana White claimed would be given to his fighters this year.

Who did most to finish? Hendricks vs Lawler

KJ returns with his 'Who Did Most To Finish?' judging experiment, this time tackling the welterweight slugfest between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler for the title. Find out if Hendricks is the undisputed champ or if Lawler should be king.

RIP Billy Robinson 1938 - 2014

Bloody Elbow is sad to report that Catch Wrestling coach and professional wrestler Billy Robinson has passed away at the age of 75.

Who did most to finish? Davis vs Eye

KJ returns with the next instalment in his experimental judging series by looking at the Alexis Davis vs Jessica Eye fight that ended in split decision at UFC 170.

UFC's $10 million bonus pot big jump forward

Dana White's claim of a near $10 million pot for performance bonuses in 2014 is a big step up in bonus pay from 2013. KJ Gould compares the numbers and looks at what UFC needs to do to award every last dime.


'Who did most to finish?' Rewind nomination thread

Since I'm trying to make my 'Who Did Most To Finish?' articles a regular thing, and since there are rare occasions where we find ourselves in a week without a major MMA event, I'm planning to...

Makdessi vs Patrick: Who Did Most To Finish?

KJ Gould returns with his experimental judging format by scoring the 'fight' aspect of UFC 169's John Makdessi vs Alan Patrick bout. Read on to find out his findings, as well as the poll results from the last WDMTF fight analysed.

Henderson vs Thomson: Who did most to finish?

KJ Gould attempts to use his own simplified judging criteria to score Benson Henderson vs Josh Thomson. Will it end the controversy, or generate more? Read on to find out the results.

BJJ gym owner charged with sexual assault of child

The owner of the BQuick Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Stephenville, Texas has been charged with the sexual assault of a 14 year old female student.

Roundtable: If A. Silva loses again, GSP the GOAT?

The Bloody Elbow loons discuss GSP's historical greatness under the condition Anderson Silva loses his rematch with Chris Weidman at UFC 168. Or is GSP the UFC's best ever any way? Read on for the most heated Roundtable to date.

Opinion: Werdum should wait for title shot

KJ Gould argues why it makes good business sense for number #1 contenders like Fabricio Werdum to wait for UFC title shots, instead of fighting in the interim.

Josh Barnett puts mosher in Torture Rack on stage

... before throwing him off his shoulders and into the crowd. Just because.

Sakuraba & Scramble launch official clothing line

MMA legend and fan favourite Kazushi Sakuraba in collaboration with Scramble has launched the first item in his new clothing line, available to Europe, USA and the rest of the world. Check inside for photos of his KS t-shirt that's out now.

Roundtable: Rousimar Palhares - Crime & Punishment

The Bloody Elbow staff discuss Rousimar Palhares crime of holding onto his patented heelhook after the referee motioned to stop his fight with Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29, and what punishment he is deserving of.


Inside the head of Kazushi Sakuraba

Kazushi Sakuraba gives his perspective on all things martial arts in this near 20 minute interview from the great guys at Scramble. Full English subtitles provided.

Dana White not happy with Sonnen's low ranking

UFC president Dana White disagreed strongly with 'The Media' when it comes to Chael Sonnen's place in the official UFC Middleweight rankings. But does White really understand the nature and context of fighter rankings?

Daniel Bryan's "Wrestler's Wrestler" Billy Robinson music video

Ahead of the biggest match of Daniel Bryan's life tonight at Summerslam, check out this music video of one of his top influences in Billy Robinson featuring clips from him in his prime during the 1960's and 1970's. Daniel Bryan chose Robinson as a "Wrestler's Wrestler" in a recent WWE.com feature.


'NY MMA ban' video feature with UFC lawyer

This new video feature on the NY MMA ban interviews Zuffa Attorney David Wein Raub for his take on UFC's efforts for legalistation in New York. It was shot recently and on location in New York, by New Yorkers Phoenix Carnevale and Kahleem Poole.

UFC loses 3 million UK homes with BT Sport launch

UFC's new deal with BT Sport comes at a cost: Virgin TV will not carry the new sports channels that will be the exclusive home of the UFC in the UK.

The oddness of Silva vs Weidman

With the way Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman ended at UFC 162, instead of focusing on the accomplishment of the new Middleweight champion many are still trying to grasp the strange sequences of events that finished the fight.

Referee negligent in Stephens - Payan bloodbath?

In perhaps the bloodiest fight in UFC history, Estevan Payan's blood flowed in the Octagon, due to a well placed elbow to the head by Jeremy Stephens. But why didn't the referee afford the doctor the proper opportunity to examine an at risk fighter?

CFA 11 results & gifs: Fox submission, Kyle KO

A look back at the results and action of CFA 11 including animated gifs of Fallon Fox's unique submission, Mike Kyle's devestating KO of Travis Wiuff, and other highlights from the night.

CFA 11 Fallon Fox vs Allanna Jones discussion

Join us tonight at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT for live discussion of the CFA 11 card headlined by Travis Wiuff vs Mike Kyle, and featuring the return of Fallon Fox as she faces Allanna Jones.

CFA 11 Wiuff vs Kyle, Fallon Fox preview

Controversial transgender fighter Fallon Fox fights for the third time professionally tonight in Women'a MMA in the co main event of CFA 11, headlined by Heavyweights Travis Wiuff and Mike Kyle. read the preview here.


Jerk journalist vs UFC Select: fans win

A cantankerous MMA journalist gave UFC's new Youtube service 'UFC Select' some blunt feedback, and the service has responded by changing its subscription content policy . But who is this unsung hero of the masses?


Belfort's UFC physique over the years

A photo gallery showing off Belfort's physique in the UFC, from his first fights with the company in the 1990's to his most recent career resurgence in 2013.

MMA regulators need to crackdown on eye pokes

With foul strikes to the eye happening more frequently than ever before, there is a serious need for athletic commissions to come down hard on fighters that cause them, regardless of them being a careless accident or a malicious intent.

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