Tag Archives: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

‘A Man Is Still a Man’

We’ve expanded this post from 2014, when we were only on ‘Facebook’. The man who is the subject of this post has since ‘retired’ from martial arts:

“I was 40 my last fight, and won it impressively. So much so, that other women were terrified to fight me — thus helping end my career.”

“I’ve never felt so overpowered, ever, in my life.”

“Nothing can take away from the fact that you are physically a man. Mentally and emotionally, who knows — but physically, he’s a man.” Continue reading ‘A Man Is Still a Man’

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‘It Was Just A Matter Of Time’

“Former ‘UFC’ heavyweight Tim Hague died today after suffering a knockout loss in a boxing match on Friday night in Canada. 

“Hague’s sister confirmed the fighter’s death in a post on her ‘Facebook’ page:

“It is with incredible sadness, sorrow and heartbreak to report that Tim has passed away today,” Jackie Neil wrote. “He was surrounded by family, listening to his favourite songs. We will miss him so greatly.”

“Hague was 34.  Continue reading ‘It Was Just A Matter Of Time’

‘Undermining Fair Competition’

“If the fervor over…transgender wrestler Mack Beggs…could be swelled into one match, it was the junior’s final one at the state wrestling championships on Saturday.

“Beggs, who is ‘transitioning’ from female to male — but competing as a girl because of a University Interscholastic League rule — won gold….

“It caps a perfect season for Beggs (56-0), who easily won his four matches this weekend…

“The controversy surrounding Beggs deals with the testosterone treatments part of his transition, with some believing it is an unfair advantage… {!!!} Continue reading ‘Undermining Fair Competition’