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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 […]

Fedor Emelianenko Should Heed the Advice of Miguel Torres

February 21, 2011


Miguel Torres has found himself the talk of the MMA blogosphere, and not because of anything he’s done in the cage. Instead, it’s for comments made about another fighter in a different weight division. Torres was recently asked for his thoughts on Fedor Emelianenko‘s decisive (despite attempts by Strikeforce and Fedor fanatics to spin it […]

For the Hardcores: More Thoughts on the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix

January 15, 2011


An addendum to the blog post I wrote for my space over on the Albany Times Union website about the Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament. Part of my reason for posting the occasional MMA piece over at the Times Union (usually on weekends) is to expose more people locally to the sport and, hopefully, help in some […]

The Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix: Shoehorning a 20th Century Concept in a 21st Century Market

January 15, 2011


When the unregulated, bare-knuckle Ultimate Fighting Championships first appeared on the national scene in the early 1990s, the draw was more than bloodlust. The concept was a one-night tournament that would determine the best pure fighter in the world. In the nearly two decades (!) since its inception, the sport has seen dramatic changes. So […]

Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, and The Business

October 24, 2010


At UFC 121, after Cain Velasquez’s devastating knockout win over Brock Lesnar to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion, there was an incident as Brock was leaving the Octagon between him and his former co-worker in WWE, twenty-six year veteran Mark “The Undertaker” Calaway. Undertaker was answering a question from‘s Ariel Helwani when his eyes appeared […]

Fighting Hard vs. Fighting Smart: Finding the Balance and why Aggression Matters in the Sport

September 27, 2010


Two very different fights in two different weight classes at UFC 119 last Saturday night had two very different outcomes. Yet, they both displayed one central theme that is continually debated in the fight community: fighting hard vs. fighting smart. Smack dab in the middle of the pay-per-view portion of the card was the Welterweight bout […]