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Megan Anderson's Championship Legacy Begins at Invicta FC 24

Note: This is a column I wrote for Creators.co

There’s an old adage in combat sports – it’s one thing to win a championship but it’s another to successfully defend it. 109 more words

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Martina Mokhnatkina

Crowned Sambo World Champion for a fourth time in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2016, one member of the Russian National Sambo team has, nevertheless, seemingly flown under the radar of MMA fans the world over prior to a pro debut in June last year. 683 more words

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The UFC's Poor Handling of Cyborg

If women’s MMA were to have a Mount Rushmore, it would include the likes of Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino.  That last name comes with controversy and asterisks, but the 31-year-old knock out artist who possesses a 17-1 MMA record – with 15 of those wins coming by KO/TKO – has proven that she is on another level when it comes to skill and performance inside of the cage.  665 more words

Heather Hardy to Make MMA Debut in MSG

Note: This is a piece I wrote for Champions.

Like Luke Skywalker when he made the decision to become a jedi, professional boxer Heather Hardy is about to a step into a new world – in her case mixed martial arts – with her first professional MMA bout in June. 45 more words

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The ground game: Why do fans boo part 1

Fans of all sports like to voice their opinion, whether it is the ownership of their chosen team, the performances given by certain players, their love and adulation for certain fighters, and sometimes their complete dislike for certain personalities in their chosen sport. 1,008 more words

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Are we a step closer to seeing a UFC Women's Flyweight Division?

People have been asking for a women’s flyweight division in the UFC for ages, and a press release on Wednesday from the premier MMA organization, seemed to suggest that we were finally getting one. 393 more words

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Welcome to Bellator MMA Valerie Letourneau

Note: This is a column I wrote for Champions

It’s official fight fans, longtime mixed martial arts Canadian competitor Valerie Letourneau is coming to #BellatorMMA. 50 more words

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