1. Georges, Now Will You Listen to Grandma?

    Georges, now that you are as disgusted with BJ Penn as I have always been, will you release me from my promise (on Yard Barker), not to talk bad about him? I am sure that all my readers ...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 266 reads 27 comments

  2. Georges St. Pierre vs. BJ Penn III: Coming This Summer

    Dana White must be jumping for joy. If UFC 94 was a financial success then Dana must be drooling all over himself in gleeful anticipation of becoming the King Midas of the MMA world. Georges St...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 2,734 reads 68 comments

  3. Dana White: Not as Expert as He Appears

    The revelation of a lifetime (as a confirmed sports junkie) has just hit me! Dana White is NOT the expert on MMA that he passes himself off to be. It is easy to see how much his "act" as an expert has brought to him...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 497 reads 27 comments

  4. BJ Penn: Experience Keeps a Dear School...

    Oh, my heavens. The fight is over and so many lessons were learned (I Hope). From having taught American Literature many years ago, perhaps before BJ Penn was even born, I like to quote the famous ...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 278 reads 10 comments

  5. To Keith Kizer of the NSAC: A Message from Grandma

    My goodness, Mr. Kizer, you must be so busy! To tell the truth, I thought that you were a figment of Dana White's imagination. Mr. White has used your name to caution his often-impetuous fighters from behaving badly, saying that "Mr...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 289 reads 23 comments

  6. The UFC Vaseline Controversy

    "Yes, BJ. And how much Vaseline did they spread all over Georges St. Pierre's body? (See picture above.) That much, really? Wow! That is a lot of lubrication! And you say that you kept slipping ...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 3,467 reads 47 comments

  7. GSP Shows BJ Penn That Penn is Not God! (Not Even Close)

    Well at least BJ Penn was not shot down as was John Lennon after mocking God; but he was certainly punished for his arrogance, and unlike Jon Fitch, could not make it to the fifth round during his much longed for rematch with Georges St...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 3,456 reads 48 comments

  8. GSP's Manager Brings Primetime To Grandma Dee!

    My family knows I am not prone to exaggerate, but on Bleacher Report I have to let my readers be the judge of that. This morning I got a message from Shari Spencer that rocked my world...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 1,067 reads 11 comments

  9. Who Would Dana White Want To Win at UFC 94?

    Now that everybody has made the pick of their favorite fighter in the Georges St. Pierre and B.J. Penn Welterweight Championship fight. Let's try to put ourselves in the shoes of the UFC president Dana White...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 656 reads 36 comments

  10. "Sugar" Rashad Evans: He Is a Friend of Mine

    It may come as big news to Rashad Evans, but since we are friends on Facebook, I feel that I can state that: "He is a friend of mine." It could be rather one-sided, but if you know me, you know how I feel about my friends...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 290 reads 11 comments

  11. Could Affliction Be Coming to CBS? (Fantasy?)

    The world is a strange place and many unpredictable things are happening currently which are really shaking things up. We have a new President who is trying to give Americans weary of the Bush regime, new hope for better times...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 136 reads 3 comments

  12. Yeehaw, Cowboy Donald Cerrone!

    My love for the rodeo cowboys is what first attracted me to Donald Cerrone. I have mentioned before that both of my sons were in the Illinois High School Rodeo Association, as were several of their cousins...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 184 reads 2 comments

  13. If You Do Win BJ, Please Don't . . . (or, Welcome to My Worst Nightmare!)

    OK. No big news to anyone who knows Grandma Dee's predilection for MMA fighter Georges St. Pierre and the prediction that he will win the fight with BJ Penn on January 31...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 272 reads 23 comments

  14. Affliction Does Not Disappoint!

    Tonight was one night I was glad to be able to afford buying a PPV of Affliction's "The Day of Reckoning." Unlike UFC 93, I was really pumped up for this event, as was everyone else I have been arguing with on the B/R Comments sections...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 169 reads 8 comments

  15. Jeff Monson, Why?

    The last 12 hours of reading MMA news has made for a giant bout with reoccuring depression for yours truly. It is hard enough to find heroes in the world today, and once found they frequently ...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 126 reads 19 comments

  16. Please BJ Penn, Don't Disappoint the Fans!

    There are very few things in my life beyond my family that bring me joy. Lately I have been watching for any news I can find on the UFC 94 event and the fighters involved...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 360 reads 17 comments

  17. Rampage Jackson Pleads Guilty, Accepting Responsibility For His Actions

    Life seems too short at times, and I find that I have not spent enough time writing about the causes I care about, such as child abuse, rape and domestic violence and too much time writing about my favorite sport and fighters...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 429 reads 28 comments

  18. Danica Patrick Feels the Need for Speed!

    As I have previously mentioned, my husband is the racecar fanatic at our house and I am a fanatic about MMA...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 361 reads 5 comments

  19. Could Georges St. Pierre Be a Bad Influence On Young Wrestlers? (Humor, Really!)

    Everyone who reads my articles or knows me personally knows how much I adore the French Canadian MMA fighter Georges St. Pierre. Until today, little did I realize how much my love for "Rush" may end up costing my family...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 1,719 reads 25 comments

  20. MMA in Retrospect: Can No One Learn From the Past?

    There are many lessons to be learned in life, as there are in the MMA. Dana White should learn to "Never say never" after changing his mind about Gina Carano fighting for the UFC...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 474 reads 6 comments

  21. MMA 2009 through Granny's Eyes

    In reading the articles on Bleacher Report today I have noticed a preponderance of 2009 predictions for MMA. As a young woman I had the audacity to believe that I truly could look into the future ...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  22. Dana White Says "No" to Bobby Lashley's Bid To Join UFC

    "I don't know how many people can cross over and do what Lesnar has done. I don't think there's very many out there." (Quote taken from the Fan House Chat as reported by Michael David Smith ...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 9,700 reads 16 comments

  23. UFC 92: They Should Have Called It Boxing Day!

    Wow, what a night! After a day when the temperature in Peoria, Illinois reached a near record high (63 degrees) and recorded an inch or two of rain, I should not have been surprised ...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 338 reads 13 comments

  24. Grandma's MMA Christmas

    For a while I did not think I would see this Christmas. I began feeling better two days ago, but very weak. Because I am the "Christmas brain" in the family, my husband did not shop until I made a list today...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 256 reads 2 comments

  25. TUF 8: The End Is In Sight! (Finally!)

    Big Question of the night: Does Dana White play favorites? Yeah, I know what you are saying! Answer: "Duh!" So for whatever reason, the final two episodes of TUF 8 were on tonight...

    Dorothy Willis Written by Dorothy Willis about almost 6 years ago 389 reads 17 comments