Greg Hardy is a draw, we might as well get that out of the way. It may taste like ash and many of you won’t like it, but it’s the reality that we face. If Hardy is featured on a … Continue reading The Fine Art Of Drawing A Crowd: What Is The Hate Factor?
Navigating social media can be a dubious task, many use the cloak of anonymity to spew hate from afar, knowing full well there is little chance of facing any real consequences for their actions. Going from profile to profile, like … Continue reading Toxic MMA Fans: Just A Symptom of a Bigger Issue?
It was just over a year ago when NFL cast off, Greg Hardy, first popped up on the MMA radar. Hardy was an elite defensive end for the Carolina Panthers, with his team leading 15 sacks in 2013 and the … Continue reading The Greg Hardy Conundrum: It Starts With “Sorry”
There was a time when BJ Penn was one of the most feared fighter on the planet. Images of the crazed Hawaiian licking the blood of his fallen foe off his gloves or the battered faces of Deigo Sanchez, Joe … Continue reading BJ Penn: Who Should Pull The Plug?
This past weekend the MMA world seen one of the most polarizing figures in the sport hang them up after a second round TKO loss to Lyoto Machida, but what does he leave? A look at Chael Sonnen’s record would … Continue reading Legacy of A Bad Guy: Three Major Impacts of Chael Sonnen
The last time Conor graced the Octagon was on October 6, 2018. It had been over a year since McGregor cashed in a 99 million dollar pay cheque for his 10th round TKO loss to boxing superstar; Floyd Mayweather. It … Continue reading UFC X ESPN+ Means Conor McGregor is the odd man out
As I sit atop section 134 of Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, spinning my coke. Just seconds after the current Flyweight king, Henry Cejudo blasted through Wilson Reis to earn a TKO victory. My legs shake with anticipation as I sit there wearing a Bud Light hat, a Generic UFC shirt, and a Grey pair of laceless Reeboks that i nearly tore in two while jamming them on my pie-plate foot. Everything kept going through my mind: Maybe things have changed, I hope, I hope I don’t miss the text, oh shit maybe I had one too many drinks, was … Continue reading MMA Retrospect: The Experience Of A Lifetime
Its been an eventful decade for the king of the modern MMA landscape; the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In 2011 the UFC decided to split from their longtime home, Spike TV; now known as the paramount network, and they choose to sign a lucrative seven year contract with Fox. The Fox deal was big news as the premier MMA organization was about to be put on a primetime stage with a major network. Then in 2013 the sport was taken by storm when a wise cracking irishman broke into the UFC with a TKO win on the undercard of Mousasi vs … Continue reading Rankings: Does UFC + ESPN = Actual Sport?