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September 26, 2011


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Mixed Marshall Arts returns next week!

September 24, 2011


Hey everyone! Mixed Marshall Arts makes its return as  part of the launch of the all new next Monday. I hope to periodically update with my thoughts on fighting, links to other interesting news and editorials, as well as maybe a guest post or two from both fans and fighters. In the meantime, check out […]

Rankings Update

July 10, 2010


As you may have noticed, this week was devoted to breaking down my admittedly inconsequential rankings. I don’t do “Pound for Pound” rankings because P4P lists are idiotic nonsense. To see the full list of rankings by weight class, click here.

Breaking down the Mixed Marshall Arts rankings: Bantamweights

July 5, 2010


BANTAMWEIGHT RANKINGS (126 lbs. – 135 lbs.) Dominick Cruz (15-1 / WEC Bantamweight Champion) Joseph Benavidez (12-1 / WEC) Brian Bowles (8-1 / WEC) Scott Jorgensen (10-3 / WEC) Miguel Torres (37-3 / WEC) Wagnney Fabiano (14-2 / WEC) Takeya Mizugaki (13-4-2 / WEC) Cole Escovedo (16-4 / DREAM) Nick Mamalis (10-4 / Bellator) Eddie Wineland […]

Fighter Dies After Making Pro Debut at Pro/Am Card

June 28, 2010


Michael Kirkman, a 6’9″ native of Gaston, S.C. who fought at lightweight, has passed away following injuries sustained from a mixed Professional and Amateur fight card in Aiken, South Carolina at the age of 30. The event was overseen and sanctioned by the South Carolina State Athletic Commission. Kirkham is believed to have died as […]’s (highly speculative and non-scientific) Rankings!

May 27, 2010


THE MIXED MARSHALL ARTS RANKINGS are here (click on the link). MMA Rankings are a fun speculation. And that’s about all that can be said for them, despite what amount of work and thought one can say they put into them. Even the rankings released by Sherdog and the “consensus” (of whom?) rankings from SB Nation […]

Why the Rating for WEC 47 Should Be the Least of the Promotion’s Concerns

March 11, 2010


According to, last Saturday’s WEC 47 event delivered the promotion’s  lowest television ratings of the last couple years. The event, emanating from Columbus, OH and featuring a Bantamweight Title bout (see previous post) and appearances from former champion Miguel Torres and Jens Pulver, drew roughly 373,000 viewers for a 0.49 share. That represents a […]