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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 […]

Eye Pokes & Embarrassment

November 24, 2010


Last Friday, Strikeforce held one of its “Challengers Series” shows that was understandably swallowed up by the coverage for UFC 123’s stacked card. For those who don’t know, controversy erupted when the fight between Marius Zaromskis and Wachiim Spiritwolf was declared a no-contest just six seconds into the fight due to an accidental eye poke […]

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 […]

When Talk is More Than Just Talk, and Why Josh Koscheck is GSP’s Biggest Threat Yet

September 15, 2010


Tonight is Ultimate Fight Night 22 followed by the season premiere of the 12th season of UFC’s hit reality show “The Ultimate Fighter.” The hook for the season is the rivalry between opposing coaches Josh Koscheck and UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, with the two facing off in December in a title match. The […]

George and I

September 14, 2010


There’s a new post on my blog for the Albany Times Union where I explore the possibility that MMA fans are just like any other sports fans. And it gets weird. Click here to read “George and I”

The Jake Shields Backlash & Marketability in MMA

July 21, 2010


When Jake Shields’ potential jump to the UFC meant making Strikeforce look foolish, fans and journalists were abuzz with the news. Losing Shields was going to be a huge blow for Strikeforce, as he’s a legitimate top 10 at 185 and 170 and proved in his fight with Dan Henderson that he’s nearly unstoppable on […]