1. Eric Prindle: 'I Don't Like When Guys Cross a Certain Line When They Talk'

    Eric Prindle , a professional mixed martial artist for nearly five years, loves almost everything about the sport that he has taken on as a career. But "almost" is the operative word for Prindle ...

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  2. Rama, Goldenstein Building Something Special in Calgary

    Smealinho “The Prince” Rama may be Canada’s most dangerous man, but he insists that hasn’t come this far on his own...

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  3. Mitch Clarke Looking to Build on Up-and-Down 2012

    Mitch Clarke needs just two words—“roller coaster”—to describe the past 12 months. “Lots of ups and downs,” the 27-year-old Saskatoon product says...

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  4. Lenne Hardt's Gift Idea for Hardcore Fight Fans

    Fighters have told Lenne Hardt that they knew they had “made it” in the fight game when they heard her call their name...

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  5. Ryan Dickson: 'There Are Always New Goals—There Is Always Room to Grow'

    Like many young Canadians, Ryan Dickson dreamt of someday making his living in the world of professional hockey...

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  6. Hard work paying off for Jason House

    Jason House’s days begin early and often end late, but he doesn ’t seem to mind. “I don’t get out of bed; I jump out of bed,” the 28-year-old CEO and founder of Iridium Sports Agency says...

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  7. Age Is but a Number for Rick Hawn

    Rick Hawn made his professional mixed martial arts debut less than four years ago—a late start by all accounts—but age is only a number for the 36-year-old lightweight...

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  8. Tamikka Brents: 'I Would Love to Be an Advocate for the LGBT'

    For Tamikka Brents ’ two most recent mixed martial arts matches—an amateur and a professional tilt—she made her way to the ring with a rainbow flag...

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  9. Sam King: “I Would Say It Has Been the Best Year of My Life"

    To say that the past 12 months have been kind to Sam King as a martial artist would be something of an understatement...

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  10. Shah Bobonis Talks Transition from the Mound to the MMA Cage

    In Shah Bobonis’ younger years, there was precious little that the Miami product wanted more than to make his living in the world of baseball...

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  11. Roli Delgado Has High Hopes on the Coaching Side of MMA

    Roli Delgado admittedly has modest aspirations at this point in his mixed martial arts career. “Fighting to my potential, fighting free of anxiety and just performing,” ...

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  12. Sam King Talks Bout at SNF 6: 'Ideally, My Hand Will Be Raised'

    Sam King is quickly earning a reputation as being something of a quick starter. In less than a year since King made his amateur mixed martial arts debut, the Regina product is ...

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  13. Zack Micklewright: Former WEC Contender on His Life as a Marine, Future in MMA

    Two of Zack Micklewright ’s three most recent opponents—Bart Palaszewski and Dustin Poirier—are in the UFC...

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  14. Eric Del Fierro Talks Early Days of MMA: "I Just Fell in Love with It"

    Aside from crowding around the television to watch boxing with his family, Eric Del Fierro wasn’t too focused on martial arts in his youth. Instead of taking on opponents, Del Fierro dreamt of someday fighting fires...

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  15. Dr. Rhadi Ferguson on ATT Response: 'I 100 Percent Respect Their Opinion'

    After Hector Lombard was defeated by Tim Boetsch at UFC 149, I spoke with Dr. Rhadi Ferguson, a man who Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal called a “combat genius,” to get his assessment of the match...

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  16. "King Mo" Lawal Talks Preperation, Game Planning and Future in MMA

    According to Dr. Rhadi Ferguson, a long-time mentor to Muhammed Lawal , the man they call “King Mo” is a world-class athlete who could still wrestle at a very high level if push came to shove...

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  17. Ulysses Gomez: UFC Flyweight to Raffle off Fight Trunks for Good Cause

    When Ulysses Gomez looks back to 2011, the man who is known to many as “Useless” freely admits that his fight-trunks weren’t worth all that much...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about almost 2 years ago 599 reads 1 comments

  18. Cynthia Barboza: "Whatever It Is, I Can't Wait to See What Comes Next"

    For almost as long as Cynthia Barboza can remember, there has been something special about the Olympic Games—“Olympic magic,” she calls it...

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  19. Dr. Ferguson on Lombard Bout: 'It Was Almost as If His Corner Was Delusional'

    When Dr. Rhadi Ferguson makes his predictions for mixed martial arts matches, he takes a few different variables into consideration. But first and foremost, Dr...

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  20. Mike Ciesnolevicz: “I Would Teach During the Day, Train at Night and Repeat"

    Mike Ciesnolevicz has known since he was 15 that he wanted to teach people lessons in the ring. But a few years after Ciesnolevicz set his sights on becoming a professional mixed ...

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  21. Dr. Rhadi Ferguson: 'I'm Most Proud of My Family, My Wife and My Kids'

    When Dr. Rhadi Ferguson was a junior in high school, his family came to an important conclusion. Dr. Ferguson’s mother, a renowned attorney, and father, an accomplished athlete ...

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  22. Mike Ricci: "MMA Fighting Is Something That Chooses You, I Think"

    Mike Ricci is the first to admit that he was headed down a bad path. “Oh, if I didn’t have mixed martial arts? I don’t even think we should talk about where I would be—that’s the truth ...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about almost 2 years ago 270 reads 1 comments

  23. Belton Johnson: CFL Veteran Talks Release from Tiger-Cats, Future

    If Hard Knocks , the HBO series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at the training camps of professional football squads, has taught us anything, it’s that it’s usually ...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 2 years ago 774 reads 0 comments

  24. Joe Tafoya Goes from the Gridiron to the Boardroom

    One of the main reasons why Joe Tafoya gravitated to football—or sports, more generally—had very little to do with athletics...

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  25. Sam King: "I'll Stop When I'm at the Top"

    After Sam King’s first amateur mixed martial arts match—a stunning first-round knockout victory at Saturday Night Fights 4 in December—he contended that he would be hard-pressed to find a better way to begin his career...

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