Podcast: The Truth about Stuff – #18

Rich and Mike recap #UFCHalifax, including Derrick Lewis’ KO win over Travis Browne. They also recap #LFA4 in Shreveport, LA and #Fury15 in Humble. The two discuss who Cousin Mick should match up against The Black Beast, kidney stones forcing Matt Mitrione out of his #Bellator172 fight against Fedor, the return of GSP, and more.

UFC 199: The Fallout

“Inevitably, underlying instabilities begin to appear.” –Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park UFC 199 was an extremely satisfying event. From the opening bout, an old-fashioned brawl that mostly consisted of seeing who could take the other man’s best shots longer; UFC 199 delivered. Part of this had to do with some underdogs and fan favorites coming through […]

UFC Brisbane Fight Preview and Predictions

UFC Brisbane is an underestimated card. Top 10 heavyweights #9 Mark Hunt (11-10-1) faces #10 Frank Mir (18-10) in the main event. In the co-main event, top 15 welterweights #9 Neil Magny (17-5) takes on #13 Hector Lombard (34-4-1). Other fights I am intrigued by, two lightweight contests, one between Johnny Case (22-4) and Jake […]

Column: Knees To The Grounded

“What are you doing?” she asked. “You know. Getting ready for the fights.” I had my ice bucket firmly in place under the dispenser. Each cube dropping with a purpose. The purpose of soothing the senses while I digested violence vicariously. “Who’s coming over?” “No one.” I refrained from looking up, knowing what was coming […]