Vladimir Putin's Wacky Judo Adventure Video!

Hamilton Nolan · 10/07/08 11:59AM

Vladimir Putin has released a judo-fighting DVD. Naturally! When he's not busy posing shirtless, fucking gymnasts, or flexing his iron fist, the Russian prime minister and former judo champ of Leningrad is practicing his Nage no Kata and Katame no Kata. The Daily Mail says Putin has been a sex symbol for Russian women and men since his topless fishing pics came out last year—although you know Russians are all huge, bear-like creatures with no concept of "abs." Wanna see the scourge of unfavored oligarchs flipping some dude over his head? Video below! Click to view [Sky]

Middle America Embraces Kimbo Slice

Hamilton Nolan · 05/30/08 03:00PM

Well, ultimate fighting is now officially an acceptable sport for mainstream America. Tomorrow night, CBS is showing a live fight featuring none other than the Miami headcracker, Kimbo Slice. He's an ex-bouncer who's risen to fame, fortune, and respectability solely through brutal, bare-knuckle fight videos of him on YouTube. A true American success story for our modern age. Half of you are saying, "Who?" The other half are saying, "My favorite was when that guy in the backyard kept trying to pause the fight, but Kimbo knocked the hell out of him anyways." Though there will be some halfhearted controversy over CBS' decision, we're calling it right now: ultimate fighting is no longer a trend, or an oddity; it's a part of the sporting establishment that families can watch together. Two of Kimbo's YouTube classics are after the jump. America will have its blood: