Is that you, Jake Gyllenhaal?

Jake Southpaw transformationJake Gyllenhaal has played a soldier, the moochy brother of a soldier, a detective, a creep, a time-traveling teen in a bunny suit and Taylor Swift’s boyfriend, and now he’s a hulked-out left-handed boxer in Southpaw.

Southpaw, directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and written by Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy) is the not-at-all-based-on-a-true-story of struggling fighter Billy Hope. It was originally supposed to star Eminem.

Miesha Tate Beats Japan’s Best For Second Win This Year

Miesha Tate rin nakai statsRonda Rousey nemesis Miesha “Cupcake” Tate flew way out West on Saturday to challenge previously undefeated fighter Rin Nakai for and closed UFC Fight Night 52 with her second unanimous win of 2014.

It wasn’t as easy of a fight as you would expect for Miesha, whose record was tarnished last year when she fought and lost to both Rousey and Cat Zingano.

At 5’1″ and 135 pounds of pure muscle, Rin Nakai is probably the most formidable women’s MMA opponent in Japan, but her much shorter reach proved too great an obstacle to overcome, with 5’6″ Tate out-grappling and out-striking her every time.

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The fairly fast-paced fight went to the third round, when most expected to see an early KO or submission from the super versatile Tate, who has finished opponents with everything from armbars to head kicks. Ultimately, Nakai underestimated the woman who took Ronda Rousey to a third round, and the judges took notice. Continue reading “Miesha Tate Beats Japan’s Best For Second Win This Year”

Perez Hilton, No Longer A Fatty Fatty Boom Boom

Perez Hilton’s weight loss has been chronicled since 2008, previously by Perez himself and In Touch weekly.

He told the magazine that he slimmed down by simply walking and incorporating a healthier diet.

“I began by just eating healthy, and a month later, I started to incorporate a little bit of exercise – just walking for about 30 minutes a day – and then I became motivated to do more and more.”

“I have two trainers who I work out with in the gym Mondays through Thursdays. On Fridays and Saturdays I do Pilates, Sundays I do yoga, and I also do spinning.”  Continue reading “Perez Hilton, No Longer A Fatty Fatty Boom Boom”