It Was Time For Conor McGregor’s Comeback

Conor McGregor did it. After losing the first fight in humiliating fashion. After the build-up, after the water bottles and Monster cans thrown at the press conference. After losing his cool and giving a lot of pundits the sense that Diaz had gotten into his head. After all that, he came out stone-cold focused, put […]

[Editorial] Diaz vs McGregor 2: There Will Be Blood

“Punches and kicks are tools to kill the ego.” – Bruce Lee Their first fight was the most profitable bout in UFC history and ended with 4-1 underdog Nate Diaz rocking and choking out an exhausted Conor McGregor in the definition of an instant classic. “I’m not surprised, mother—-ers!” a laconic Diaz announced to the world. […]

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 […]

What’s Next For The Stars of UFC 196?

If you didn’t enjoy UFC 196, you’re either clueless to what MMA really is, or you are a Conor McGregor fanboy. Rising light-heavyweights Corey Anderson and Ilir Latifi came out victorious with convincing decision wins, Miesha Tate became the new Woman’s Bantamweights Champion, Amanda Nunes earned a win, and Northern Cal’s own Nate Diaz came out […]

UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz, Main Event Recap

UFC 196 was supposed to be a defining victory in the career of firebrand Irish featherweight, Conor McGregor. According to the script, McGregor’s 170-pound opponent, Nate Diaz, was merely cannon fodder in the way of the Irishman’s quest to be first to conquer multiple UFC weight divisions. It wasn’t even meant to be Diaz’s fight […]