1. Michael Vick and 10 Guys Who Made the Most of a Second Chance

    As fans of sports, we either love a player and make every attempt to defend them, or on the other side of the spectrum, make every attempt to condemn them...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 3 years ago 1,302 reads 11 comments

  2. MMA Punchout: Recasting an Arcade Classic

    As a kid, I remember going to Round Table Pizza with my mom and step dad. He would always order combination pizza, and I'd have to pick off all the garbage toppings...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 3 years ago 422 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC 135 or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dropping of Bombs

    A preview of UFC 135? Really? Yessireebob. I know, I know, be still your beating hearts. Anticipation, excitement—it's alright...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 3 years ago 86 reads 0 comments

  4. Do us Proud Soldier: Eleven Athletes who served America.

    Today is September 11 of the year 2011. Ten years ago on this exact date, a tragedy befell our country. A tragedy the likes of which we were unprepared for...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 3 years ago 890 reads 2 comments

  5. Mixed Martial Arts Hall of Fame: Round Two

    Back in June of 2009, I wrote an article titled: Mixed Martial Arts Hall of Fame: The First Class. Being that it's now been over two years since that article was dropped on the few ...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 3 years ago 1,186 reads 8 comments

  6. Searching for Michael Jordan

    You should have taken the draw, folks. There will never be another like “his airness.” Stop looking, America, just stop. He came, he played, he dominated and he left the game...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 3 years ago 3,638 reads 58 comments

  7. RETROSPECTIVE: Dan "Call Me Hollywood, Dangerous or Henderson, Call Me Legend"

    As I watched Dan Henderson fall to the floor from a Fedor Emelianenko right hand, I figured that he was just too small to compete with the former King of MMA...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 3 years ago 536 reads 2 comments

  8. Dear Fullback, Please Accept Our Sincere Apology

    Dear Fullback, We, the National Football League, humbly ask for your forgiveness. We’ve finally realized how important you are to us and we’re sorry that we have taken you for granted...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 4 years ago 363 reads 1 comments

  9. Peyton Hillis: Overrated, Under-Appreciated and the Real Deal

    The NFL has a new name slowly creeping its way into the headlines. A 6'2, 250 pound monster that runs with speed, power and purpose. His name is Peyton, and its not the one you think...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 4 years ago 2,020 reads 7 comments

  10. Tecmo Super Bowl's 32 Greatest Players

    Tecmo Super Bowl. While today’s gamers worry about the stats on their Dez Bryant CAPs, or their custom tri-core PowerPC processor Xbox 360 that runs at 3.2GHz, we old fogies had it a bit different...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 5 years ago 21,010 reads 8 comments

  11. Mixed Martial Arts Hall of Fame: The First Class

    The Hall of Fame. Every sport has one. Why should our favorite sport be any different? I know the UFC has one in place, but the sport is bigger than the UFC...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about 5 years ago 3,148 reads 24 comments

  12. Mike Thomas Brown: The Beginning of an Era

    It was a fluke—a stroke of good luck. It was nothing but a freak occurrence, a complete accident. He took him lightly. He got caught...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about 5 years ago 520 reads 16 comments

  13. Know Your Mixed Martial Arts Fan

    Know your Mixed Martial Arts fan. In light of all the serious MMA posts out there, I figured I’d throw a little humor into the mix. The sad thing is most of us either know, or even worse, are one of these guys...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about 5 years ago 2,253 reads 19 comments

  14. Shane Carwin: The Next Big Thing

    The next big thing in the UFC has arrived… He is a giant among men. He has to cut weight to reach the 265-pound Heavyweight limit (I think the limit is ludicrous)...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about over 5 years ago 445 reads 13 comments

  15. The Axe Murderer: Wanderlei Silva's 10 Greatest Fights

    “I promise violence.” Truer words have never been spoken by any man. When this mass of muscle and sinew steps into an arena, be it ring or cage, you know that is exactly what he brings: a beautiful spectacle of unadulterated destruction...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 6 years ago 3,623 reads 6 comments

  16. Kimbo Slice: Don't Believe the Hype.

    Kimbo Slice. The King of the Web Brawlers. In the past year, he has become the face of mainstream mixed martial arts...

    James Welch Written by James Welch about almost 6 years ago 707 reads 3 comments