Editorial: Stephen Thompson is the World’s Best Welterweight

Long after the stadium had emptied and the fans had gone home, Stephen Thompson tread gingerly on the stadium turf. His feet were sore, presumably from all the kicking he had done. Former UFC champion, cornerman, and new brother-in-law, Chris Weidman, held up the camera. The group was all smiles as UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling […]

UFC Fight Night 89: The Fallout

Stephen Thompson and Rory Macdonald capped off a great night of fights with a technical battle that saw Thompson shut down his foe’s grappling attempts and out point him at a distance. Let’s take a look at some of the key moments and what’s next for the main and co-main event fighters, the main card […]

Is “Wonderboy” Ready to Claim the Throne at UFC Fight Night 89?

In the early days of mixed martial arts, karate was regarded as a martial art that couldn’t be utilized inside the cage. Karate practitioners in the UFC were far and few between, with Lyoto Machida the sole fighter with a karate-based fighting style to win a UFC championship. As of late, UFC combatants with backgrounds in karate such as Michelle Waterson, Gunnar Nelson, […]

Editorial: Conor McGregor and the Rules of the Game

In Amy Tan’s classic short story “The Rules of the Game”, a young Chinese girl living in America, Mei-Mei, is taught how to get what she wants by her mother. “Bite back your tongue,” scolded my mother when I cried loudly, yanking her hand toward the store that sold bags of salted plums. At home, […]

Video: A Disturbing Look At Rory MacDonald Right After His KO Loss

After the fight, Rory MacDonald was unaware of what year he was in. After the fight he was in, that statement was on par for the amount of head trauma he absorbed. I do hope Rory recovers, fights like that will take years off of your life. [KGVID]https://www.MikeTheTruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Rory-MacDonald-UFC-189.webm[/KGVID]