Tag: MMA

Why you should watch MMA #1: Hold the Blood, Hold Your Mud

People like this sport. They really do. All kinds of people, not just the gun-toting, confederate-flag waving guys that were a primary audience early on (that last sentence I’m paraphrasing from memory of L. John Werthheim’s Blood in the Cage, a book about the rise of the UFC). Since I’m a gay guy in the…


Two Girls, One Octagon

I haven’t always been a fan of MMA; my interest has grown from my days of playing Street Fighter 2. That interest has continued to grow but never have I been as excited for a fight as I was last night for the Rousey/Holms match of UFC 193. It was the first time I shelled…