It has been too long since my last show off. I’m happy to do one on Thanksgiving. I’m very thankful that my hobby is showing off UFC cards. 28 more words
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The fact that Frankie Edgar isn’t listed in the pound-for-pound rankings on the UFC website is laughable.
As much as rankings are a subjective exercise and scanning through the individual ballots that are cast illuminate how little some voters actually pay attention to the sport as a whole, the fact that Edgar isn’t counted among the 15 best “all things being equal” fighters in the organization epitomizes the lack of recognition the former lightweight champion gets for what has been and remains an outstanding career. 996 more words
Let’s agree right off the bat that there are no perfect answers when playing the “Who’s Got Next?” game in MMA.
Because things don’t work on a mandatory title shot, fight through a bracket to get to the finals type deal, determining which contender should get the next opportunity to fight for championship gold is never cut and dry. 1,440 more words
Paige VanZant’s MMA career has moved at the type of ambitious, breakneck speed that one might assume came as the result of careful planning and plotting. 458 more words
AUSTIN — Frankie Edgar needed to make a statement in order to reinsert himself in the featherweight title picture and that’s precisely what he did Saturday night against Cub Swanson. 707 more words
On the Thursday edition of Wrestling Observer Radio, it was said by Dave Meltzer, who is the founder, publisher, and editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter… 486 more words
AUSTIN — Thursday afternoon, tucked away in the Post Oak conference room down a narrow straight in the Horseshoe Bay Resort outside of Austin, Bobby Green opened his heart, sharing his thoughts on his personal trials outside the cage, the life of a fighter and the role media plays in establishing and reinforcing the perception fans have about the athletes that step into the Octagon. 2,071 more words