Kevin James, best known for his leading role in the decade-long TV series The King of Queens, stopped through Denver on Thursday to promote his new film Here Comes the Boom. He was accompanied by former UFC champion, longtime friend and costar of the film, Bas Rutten. See aslo: - Zookeeper is this ... More >>
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is returning to Denver this summer -- maybe in part because local tweeters were shouting and screaming for it. "It's a great market all the way around for us," UFC President Dana White said at a press conference this morning at the Pepsi Center, announcing the fi ... More >>
Big pics below.Update: An eyewitness has stepped forward to offer his account about the terrible hit-and-run that took the life of Montana's Dustin Jefferson following UFC 135 this past weekend. He's B. Dutch Seyfarth, a Westword contributor who says he happened upon the horrific accident ju ... More >>
Big pics below.The tragic hit and run that took the life of fan Dustin Jefferson followed an otherwise triumphant return of UFC to Denver. Westword photog Brandon Marshall was ringside at UFC 135, and his images capture the mayhem throughout a card topped by Jon Jones, who put high-profile ch ... More >>
"Rampage" Jackson.Longtime UFC fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has gone on to become one of UFC's most valuable prize fighters, even defeating Chuck Lidell in 2007. But how is he preparing for this Saturday's fight, UFC 135 at the Pepsi Center in Denver? We headed into his training facilit ... More >>
Jon JonesOutside the eight-sided ring on September 24 at the Pepsi Center, between $12 and $18 million will be generated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship when it returns to Denver. "It's cool to be back here where the first one started," said UFC President Dana White at a press conferen ... More >>
Rory O' Farrell is a mixed martial arts prizefighter, but with his matching shamrock chest tattoos and a red chin-strap, he'd look just as at home as an extra in a Dropkick Murphys video as he does in an MMA ring. O' Farrell fights tomorrow night at Kick Down 87 for the Light Heavyweight Titl ... More >>
Bashing someone's face in, locking their arms down, kicking them in the stomach -- it's all in a day's work for a mixed martial artist. Of course, every fighter has to have a teacher to learn technique from, which is where Billy Hendricks, a former MMA fighter, comes in. As an instructor at S ... More >>
Can an Obama press secretary entertain the trained monkeys press corps as well as President Bush did? If the polls hold up and Barack Obama is elected president, among the first decisions he'll make is selecting his White House Press Secretary. It's also one of the most important decisions, becaus ... More >>
Hate it or love it, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is making its Denver homecoming. After the UFC was born in Denver in 1993, and returned to the city for its second bout in 1994, UFC matches began to spread to other states. And after 1995, when the UFC’s Ultimate Ultimate was held at Mammoth ... More >>
A Denver fighter takes on the ultimate challenge.
Nickels 1, ACF 0.
From the week of May 18, 2006
Mixed martial arts competition is getting vicious -- outside the ring.
Mike Nickels aims to knock out the competition.