UFC

Greatest Walkoff KOs

Greatest Walkoff KOs

This past Saturday night at a UFC event in Brisbane, Australia, viewers were treated — appropriately enough, in the main and co-main events of the evening — to the extreme ends of compassion and sadism inherent in the sport of mixed martial arts. In the co-main, rising welterweight Neil Magny survived a first-round beatdown at […]

What It’s Like to Suffer

What It’s Like to Suffer

This past Saturday night, while UFC featherweight champion Connor McGregor was notching his first loss in 15 fights to Nate Diaz via second round rear naked choke, I was sitting in the Barrymore Theater in Madison, Wisconsin, watching a concert by the High Kings, “Ireland’s No. 1 folk group.” Though I’m not self-important enough to […]

The Week in Review

The Week in Review

Holy Mother-of-What-the-Hell, you guys? So much insane stuff happened this week, it would be futile of me to try and pick just one thing to condense into a single column. See, I have the kind of attention span that wavers between super-focused and “OH LOOK A BUTTERFLY” at the drop of a dime, which is […]