While we all sit at home twiddling our thumbs and googling solo BJJ drills because of the coronavirus, allow me to take you back to April 1st, 2018. Twitter lights up with talk of an injury to one Tony Ferguson. … Continue reading Khabib, Tony and the Coronavirus: A Brief and Tragic History
UFC 244 was, by almost all standards, a stellar event. While a disappointing doctor stoppage capped off what was a banger of a main event, there were enough strokes of masterful violence prior that it’s hard to classify the card … Continue reading Darren Till – PRESSURE
At StipeTapped we talk a lot about MMA, but we are really into all forms of combat sports. Personally, I was into boxing before I first started watching the UFC. I do my best to watch what combat sports I … Continue reading Women’s Boxing Is Awesome: It’s Time To Watch More!
Jeff Bottari-LLC Zuffa Cyborg once again faces a career crossroads, which turn will she take? At this current time, Cris Cyborg is officially a free agent. After a unanimous decision victory over Felicia Spencer at UFC 240, would ultimately be … Continue reading Where Does Cris Cyborg Go From Here?
Robbie Lawler sits on the stool, lip split up to his cheek, battered, and bloody. The corner men work feverishly to get him ready for the last round. Its been four hard fought round, with both men taking a beating, … Continue reading Robbie Lawler: A Calculated Madman
Not much in the world of MMA brings about as much debate than fighter pay. The media have been beating the drum for years wanting the details of what fighters make and continuously call for the athletes to make more. … Continue reading Fighter Pay: From The Sales Floor Perspective
This past weekend, Cris Cyborg got herself back in the win column with her dominating performance over former Invicta featherweight champion, Felicia Spencer. This was Cris’ first fight since her devastating knock out loss to, now, dual champion; Amanda Nunes. … Continue reading Cris Cyborg Chronicles: Here We Go Again?
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?
In early 2008, a group or lone person who identified themselves as ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ invented what is now popularly known as ‘blockchain’. The blockchain was specifically designed to be an ultra-secure and unalterable public transaction ledger for the cryptocurrency; bitcoin. … Continue reading MMA Revolution: How Blockchain Could Change Our Sport