Note: This is a piece I wrote for Champions.
Like Luke Skywalker when he made the decision to become a jedi, professional boxer Heather Hardy is about to a step into a new world – in her case mixed martial arts – with her first professional MMA bout in June.
Hardy, who is from Brooklyn, signed with Bellator MMA and will compete in Madison Square Garden at Bellator 180, June 24. Her opponent is Alice Yauger. Both Bellator and Hardy confirmed both the signing and the fight.
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Note: This is a column I wrote for Creators
It’s happening fight fans, the UFC’s women’s flyweight division is underway and the promotion is using the 26th season of “The Ultimate Fighter” as a platform to determine its inaugural champion – something the promotion did when it established its women’s 115-pound weight class. Not surprisingly, there were many familiar faces who participated in the “TUF” tryouts, including former Invicta flyweight champion “Little Warrior” Barb Honchak.
Honchak’s appearance at the tryouts made waves in the MMA world this week because she hasn’t competed in a professional MMA bout since 2014. For some, it was like seeing a former teammate return to practice after a long absence. It also begged the question from “Where has Barb Honchak been all this time?”
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I haven’t posted music videos for a long time, but I love this live version of Fleetwood Mac’s “Rhiannon.” To steal a phrase from a person in the comments – Stevie Nicks gives 1,000 percent in this.
WCPW champion Joe Hendry takes on former Internet titleholder El Ligero in a non-title bout. Great work by both wrestlers and I love how Hendry garners the local heat before the start of this match.
Before I left for work, I came across some inspirational Pokemon quotes.