Props and Slops: UFC 185

With UFC 185 in the rearview, and a little bit of time over the weekend to digest what happened, it’s time to give out some Props—to those that impressed—and some Slops—to those that didn’t. Props: Rafael dos Anjos Remember on Friday, when some dummy said “There’s no doubt that RDA has more than a puncher’s…

Who Ya Got: What’s Going On at UFC 185

Every fight on UFC 185’s main card asks an important question about relevant divisions in the organization or the future (and potentially the lack thereof) of fan favorite fighters. Let’s see what we got coming to us on Saturday night: The Main Event: Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos for the Lightweight Title. The last…

Notes from UFC 162

Last night, the greatest of all time got beat. And it was pretty epic. One of Anderson Silva’s primary tactics in the cage is to employ psychological tactics to make his opponents feel like they can’t possibly win. Sometimes, he’ll drop his hands, he’ll goad his opponent into hitting his open chin. He’ll duck and…

UFC: A Summer Primer

It’s been a while! Totally my fauilt. I’ve been lazy, and I’d like your forgiveness though. I will however only politely ask for it. I won’t beg.* Being that the summer is consistently an excellent season for the UFC, I thought I’d give you a little taste of where we’re at and what the (immediate)…

Takeaways from Super Bowl XLVII

Super Bowl XLVII almost gave me a heart attack. Scratch that. Multiple heart attacks. My hair is probably going gray faster, if not falling out altogether. You see, the Baltimore Ravens are my football team. Always have been, always will be. And this was a tough game for us. To be honest, not really tougher…