MMA Review for Friday, February 6

Georges St. PierreHere’s a weekly rundown of MMA content from Ben Goldstein of

UFC 94 produced a record eight fights that went to decision, a one-sided thrashing in the main event, and a greasing scandal that could taint the accomplishments of welterweight king Georges St. Pierre. If you missed it, check out this video of St. Pierre/Penn fight, and this collection of photos from the event.

– Strikeforce picked over the carcass of Pro Elite, and will be broadcasting live MMA events featuring former EliteXC fighters on Showtime beginning in April.

– The WEC has added a 125-pound flyweight division to their roster. (Or as we like to call it, the “Kid Brother Division.”) Will a women’s division be next?

– Former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski is leaving MMA for boxing.

– What recession? Three of the UFC’s four best-selling pay-per-view events of all time have taken place in the last three months.

– The moronic MySpace ramblings of former Ultimate Fighter castmember Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver have gotten him fired from yet another fight promotion.

– UFC Fight Night 17, featuring Joe Lauzon vs. Jeremy Stephens and Mac Danzig vs. Josh Neer, airs tomorrow night on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET. Check out our interviews with the headliners here and here, read up on the fighters who will be making their UFC debuts, and don’t forget to head over to during or after the event to check out our thrilling liveblog.

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