1. Open Letter to Ned Yost, Kansas City Royals: From Judge, Jury and Executioner

    Dear Ned Yost ... Wow, you singlehandedly ruined the career and personal life of Vin Mazzaro last night. I mean, 14 runs on one guy...really? Then we send him to the minors? So he goes out and tosses up 10 runs in one inning...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about 3 years ago 569 reads 0 comments

  2. UFC 129: Can Jake Shields Defeat an 800 Pound Gorilla?

    I find myself somewhat fascinated with exactly what type of mental training that Jake Shields is putting into his preparation for his upcoming UFC129 bout with Georges “Rush” St...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about 3 years ago 557 reads 8 comments

  3. The Modern Day Frankenstein Story: The UFC Has Created a Monster!

    Oh to be a fly on the wall in the war room at the UFC headquarters upon reading the newest Chael Sonnen headline. The headlines of a newspaper can be both a good and a bad thing, depending on why you are there...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 3 years ago 144 reads 9 comments

  4. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: The 2010 San Diego Chargers

    Well, I guess it is that time again, eh? A year ago, after our playoff loss to the New York Jets , I wrote a similar article, and got a great response, and so I thought I might throw it out there again...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 3 years ago 582 reads 7 comments

  5. Diary Of a Fight Fan: Random Thoughts and Musings On UFC 125: Resolution

    As a fan who loves a good donnybrook, I have to admit that I was pretty excited going into UFC 125 . I mean what more do you want when you have a card with guys like Diaz, Leben, Guida, Stann, Maynard, Gomi, Edgar, and Stephens...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 3 years ago 446 reads 4 comments

  6. Diary Of a Fight Fan: Random Thoughts and Musings On MFC 25:Vindication

    Last night MFC25 went down, at the Edmonton Expo Center, and came off without a hitch. It was also broadcast live on HDNET...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about 4 years ago 147 reads 0 comments

  7. Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda: Ten Guys Who Would Have Been Great MMA Fighters

    I have to start by saying that this is not a top ten list. This is a simple article featuring ten guys that I think would have made an impact on Mixed Martial Arts, if they were able to compete in the ring or the Octagon today...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about 4 years ago 687 reads 20 comments

  8. One Last Shot at Greatness?: A Career Crossroads For Jason MacDonald

    At your job if you make mistakes, call in sick, or lolly-gag you might get a warning or two, before you get piped. Such "luxuries" are often not afforded to fighters in today's UFC...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about 4 years ago 153 reads 4 comments

  9. Dana White: "Naturally" Putting The "Lights Out"??

    When drinking the kool aid, a person has to careful to look and see what color it is, and how bad it smells...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about 4 years ago 447 reads 0 comments

  10. Mayhem Miller: Don't Hate The Player, Hate The Game!

    Am I the only long term MMA fan, who actually found the antics of Jason Miller on the weekend, to be funny? I find the whole scenario funny, including the rotten smell of it all. This was what they call in the pro wrestling business, a "work"...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about 4 years ago 2,013 reads 8 comments

  11. Chasing The "Big White Whale": Inside The Decline Of Frank Mir

    "... to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee" a quote from Captain Ahab, as he threw his final shot out ...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 4 years ago 3,494 reads 26 comments

  12. The 2009-10 Chargers: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly....

    To the San Diego Chargers, I want to start by congratulating all of you for a successful season. I have been a fan of this franchise and team for the last 30 years, and this was as fine a season as we have ever had...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 4 years ago 258 reads 6 comments

  13. The Time Bandit....Bad News For "Bad News" Allen

    So, I hopped into the TimeMachine, and found myself in the middle of nowhere in Harlem, somewhere in the mid seventies...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 4 years ago 422 reads 5 comments

  14. The Time Bandit...Chillin Poolside With Bockwinkel

    So I hopped into the time capsule the other day, only to have landed in Beverley Hills, at the palatial estate, of Mr. Nick Bockwinkel, multi time AWA champion. I walked up to the gate, and pressed the buzzer...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 4 years ago 166 reads 1 comments

  15. "Still" Thrashing...Frozen, Angry, and Ready To Go!!

    Ever had a bad night in your chosen profession? I have. I am a retired professional bull rider. I started riding as a young lad, up in the Frozern North of Canada, just outside of Edmonton, Alberta...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 4 years ago 100 reads 3 comments

  16. Chad Ochocinco In The UFC. Please Dana, Make It Happen!!

    http://sports.yahoo.com/mma/blog/cagewriter/post/UFC-s-newest-fighter-is-Chad-Ochocinco-?urn=mma,201936 I am a little behind on this, as it is from a few weeks ago. However, I just have to get this off of my chest...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 4 years ago 261 reads 1 comments

  17. Houston, We Have a Problem...

    Houston, if you don't mind me asking: What in the hell was that? I mean, you did know that Dana hired you for that particular match, because a well known fact about you, is that you never back ...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about over 4 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  18. Ok, Gary, But Can Your Umbrella Do Tricks?

    Up in the NHL Executive "Ivory Tower" suite in Phoenix, right about now, you just KNOW that Gary "Penguin from Batman" Bettman is pacing back and forth, and wearing a groove into the crystal flooring...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about almost 5 years ago 66 reads 2 comments

  19. A History of "Darth" Ricciardi, and the Toronto Blue Jays

    It aint easy being a "Darth." Darth Vader was not a really nice guy. But if you look at the behind the scenes type of stuff he had to deal with, he actually was doing a successful job...

    Monty Heldt Written by Monty Heldt about almost 5 years ago 129 reads 0 comments