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2011-02-10 08:15:00

DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, HDNet will present two and a half hours of LIVE coverage of the "Strikeforce (TM) World Grand Prix - Heavyweight Tournament" as it kicks off this Friday in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Coverage begins Friday at 5:00 p.m. ET as "Inside MMA" broadcasts LIVE from the "Strikeforce(TM) and M-1 Global: Fedor vs Silva" weigh-ins at the Izod Center. Fedor Emelianenko, Antonio...

2011-02-03 13:57:00

DALLAS, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Inside MMA" is on the road this week with LIVE coverage of the "UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort" weigh-ins from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten will be joined by Urijah Faber, Anthony Pettis, and Mike Goldberg to break down the fights and Ron Kruck will interview Saturday's combatants as they step off the scale. Joe Rogan will emcee the event. "HDNet is committed to...

2011-01-28 09:26:00

DALLAS, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez headlines this week's "Inside MMA" panel. The last time he was on the set he called out Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez. This time Melendez tells Kenny and Bas that he'd like to fight UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar, but he knows it's not up to him. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) "It's kind of up to the promotions," says Melendez. "I want to fight...

2011-01-27 12:13:00

DALLAS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three years ago, Tim Sylvia was on top of the world. The "Maine-iac" was riding a six fight winning streak and gearing up to defend his UFC Heavyweight title for the third time. But an upset loss to Randy "The Natural" Couture in March of 2007 changed everything. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Nearly four years later, Sylvia is on the comeback trail with a four fight winning streak, all by stoppage, as he looks to make...

2011-01-25 10:11:00

DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight's "Dan Rather Reports" presents an investigation into the invasion of lionfish in the Western Atlantic and Caribbean waters and how this spiny fish with a voracious appetite could spell disaster not only for delicate ocean eco-systems but also for the commercial fishing industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) With their vibrant zebra stripes and needle sharp spines filled with venom, lionfish, look like...

2011-01-21 11:28:00

DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight's all-star panel on "Inside MMA" features Josh Barnett, Anthony "Showtime" Pettis, and Stefan Struve - and is just part of five hours of original MMA programming on HDNet - your home for MMA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Barnett has been a newsmaker lately thanks to his inclusion in the Strikeforce Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament and his licensing issues with the California State Athletic Commission...

2011-01-13 13:12:00

DALLAS, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent merger of the WEC and UFC, mixed martial arts' Featherweights are having a coming out party as they ascend to the sport's biggest stage. This Friday on HDNet, Your Home for MMA, three of the world's top Featherweights take center stage both in and out of the ring. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) "HDNet Fights: World Victory Road- Soul of Fight Part 1" makes its North American debut at 10:00 p.m. ET. In...

2011-01-11 10:22:00

DALLAS, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight's "Dan Rather Reports" examines the alarming health consequences resulting from the overuse of antibiotics. Every year, more than 90,000 Americans die from "superbugs" that antibiotics cannot treat; these antibiotic-resistant infections, caused directly by the overuse of antibiotics in the U.S., cost us more than $35 billion a year. In tonight's program, Dan Rather investigates the role that doctors, patients, and American culture itself play...

2010-12-29 11:24:00

DALLAS, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time again for the most unique awards ceremony in all of Mixed Martial Arts - HDNet will air the third annual Bazzie Awards Friday night, December 31 at 9:00 p.m. ET on "Inside MMA." Don't miss a minute of this fascinating review of the past year's action as co-hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten, (for whom the Bazzie Awards are named) will serve as presenters for these auspicious awards. Former UFC ringcard girl Natasha Wicks will join Kenny and...

2010-12-28 10:23:00

DALLAS, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest annual fighting festival, Dynamite!!, will be broadcast on HDNet early morning this New Year's Eve, December 31, 2010 at 4AM ET. "HDNet Fights: Dynamite!!" includes more than 15 fights including Mixed Martial Arts, K-1 and Special Rules matches. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Established in 2002 as a joint promotion between K-1 and PRIDE, the annual "Dynamite!!" New Year's Eve show has attracted a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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