Ruthless

I consider the moment in between the fourth and fifth rounds of the rematch between Robbie Lawler an Rory MacDonald to be the most intense in UFC history. The fourth, like the second and third before it, has been violent. ...

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International Fight Week Day 2: Polish Witchcraft

International Fight Week Day 2 I’ve seen lots of fights live. UFC 200 will be the 12th major MMA show I’ve attended, and I’ve seen some pretty great moments involving some of the best fighters the world over. That’s not ...

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International Fight Week Day 1: WHAT?!

The Killing of Frankenberry and Anderson Fucking Silva There’s nothing like three fight cards in a row to remind us that prizefighting is an insane, chaotic, fickle monster. Yesterday was the perfect encapsulation of what makes MMA both the most ...

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UFC International Fight Week Day 0

  Well, here it is. International Fight Week. I’m not sure how something that’s been my general focus for the last month could have snuck up on me, but it has. I’m heading to the airport in twelve hours, and ...

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Jon Jones signs with new sponsor.

Finally some good news in the Jon Jones saga. Agent extraordinaire Melki Kawa has managed to find a silver lining to Jon’s antics: a new sponsor that embraces Jon’s priorities. And not one of those lame “quit doing drugs and ...

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Art of Fisticuffsmanship: TRTtor Shirt

Reduced Sex Drive? Decreased Energy? Unwanted Body Changes? Mood Changes? Sexual Dysfunction? Stop living in the shadows. Lame t shirts, or Lame T, is a medical condition known as hypoalgodonadism (hi-po-al-go-do-na-dizm) and can cause symptoms such as: reduced sex drive, ...

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New Gallery and Updates

Low testosterone got you down? Concerned the UFC is going to have to charter a riverboat to get around those pesky state commission TRT bans so you can see your favorite fighters in all their yoked up majesty? Fear not! ...

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If I were the Boss of Fighting…

Zam!  The UFC Fight Night 30, Bellator 105, and the World Series of Fighting 6 all happen this weekend.  Normally, I’d tell you to tune into the fights and skip your social engagements, but the fact of the matter is ...

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UFC 166: The Cain JDS Paradox

BRAD: As much as we at fisticuffsmanship stand behind our most staunchly held ideal of procrastination, we would remiss, nay, some word that is more old-timey and stronger than remiss, if we didn’t talk about the fight between Cain Velasquez ...

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