3 Biggest Takeaways from UFC 258
With two featured matchups getting scrapped just hours before UFC 258, it’s not difficult to understand why the allure of this $69.99 PPV lost a lot of steam entering the weekend. Nonetheless, the results of Saturday night’s action at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas have massive implications for a few different fighters. Here are…
Fighters to Watch for in 2021
The UFC’s 2020 campaign shook up the rankings, the narratives, and the momentum of many fighters new and old. Being that 2020 will most likely have a huge asterisk on it, AJ and Derick compiled individual short-lists (in no particular order) comprised of fighters that they think will have a breakout 2021 campaign.
I Woke Up
I WOKE UP: We live in a world where police brutality and ongoing racism is normal way of life for brown folks. Living in Portland, OR, considered one of the whitest cities in the US, I am aware of my racial identity every single day. Although I am aware (and proud) of my ethnic background,…
Are We Missing the Point?
Are We Missing the Point?: Stay home. I’m sure you’ve heard it by now even if it hasn’t been implemented in your native state. Statewide shelter-in-place acts have been ordered in Oregon, New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois, California, Louisiana, Delaware, Ohio, and New York. New York prefers to call their stay-at-home mandate the “PAUSE” plan and…
KOBE!: Five-seconds left on the clock. I jab step out of a triple-threat stance. Time is running down – Three, two, one… I pull up from the makeshift elbow I’ve created out of the corner of my bed and scream “Kobe!” as the buzzer in my head sounds and my miniature foam Nerf basketball bounces…