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Trump and the UFC

Trump and the UFC

By the time UFC President Dana White took the stage at the Republican National Convention some weeks back, the atmosphere was already saturated with the absurd, not least because of the nominee in question. Donald Trump and the depressingly large contingent of this nation that believes his BS had transformed what, in past years, had […]

Trump and the Media

Trump and the Media

At some point after I hit “send” on this article, I’m going to — let’s not say “hate” — be pretty disappointed in myself. Not because of some offhand comment that slipped through my usually airtight filter due to looming deadlines, but because of the whole thesis behind today’s column. I will look back on […]

The Skids and Back

The Skids and Back

With the UFC’s recent acquisition by WME Entertainment group, the fight promotion is gunning their execution of Manifest Destiny playbook into full gear, holding events on six continents in the past year, and sometimes two in one week. With such a global expansion comes an expansion of infrastructure and, with that, many more chances to […]