I Just Got Choked Out For The First Time

So, you just got choked out… Well, maybe you didn’t, but I did, or so I’m told. Recently, ya boy got put to sleep by an apparent cross collar choke in a gi jiu jitsu class. It went like this: Step 1: “I should worry about that collar grip.” Step 2: “My dick hurts.” Step 3: “What do you mean I went to sleep.” I’m sure you have questions about that second part; don’t worry, Lloyd Irvin is not my jiu jitsu instructor. I’ll break it down for you. I was rolling with my training partner, we’ll call him “Kevin” … Continue reading I Just Got Choked Out For The First Time

The Insane Demands Of Bareknuckle Face-Punching

Here at StipeTapped.com we have a pretty well developed espionage department. Well, I say well developed, it’s just me and my dog Rupert and we kind of follow people some times. Rupert is pretty easily distracted so we rarely actually get anything done. Actually, it’s me, I”m the distracted one. I need to stop blaming my problems on others… That’s why Sarah left. What? What was I talking about? Right, so, somehow, some way, we got a hold of a memo that was floating around the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) offices. During the Lobov vs Knight card, promoter David … Continue reading The Insane Demands Of Bareknuckle Face-Punching

MMA May Cry: Acquiring The Souls Of Your Victim

Imagine an androgynous twenty something male with extravagant hair and a ludicrous jacket. They’re about to do bloody battle with a thickly muscled monster covered in cheap tattoos. That’s right, I’m talking about Devil May Cry. Oh, you thought I was talking about Pride? Hmm, it’s as if I’ve crafted this opening paragraph as a means to crudely weld together the subjects of MMA and DMC. Imagine that. Alright, less of this bollocks; you know what Stipe Tapped is all about, so lets pretend we had the ability to defeat some fighters in combat and acquire their very souls as … Continue reading MMA May Cry: Acquiring The Souls Of Your Victim

5 Fighters Who Should Become Heels Immediately

MMA is a colourful sport, and we have a deep and convoluted lore for such a young sport. We have running gags, promos, characters, walkout songs and hell, we even have an evil authority figure. Let’s face it, MMA is basically pro wrestling, just with legitimate competition (most of the time). This will upset some of you, no doubt, but “it is what is”. That’s Max Holloway’s catchphrase by the way; he has an actual catchphrase. Let me put it another way: a man actively a part of his own country’s counter terrorism outfit, a man who has taken actual … Continue reading 5 Fighters Who Should Become Heels Immediately