https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xzs5r-f2330d Fighting Folklore is an MMA podcast based on the early beginnings of the sport and the pioneers of combat. In our first episode, Barry Walsh and Jonny Byrne delve through the career of Mark Kerr, also known as 'The Smashing Machine'.
Saturday will mark 56 days since we last witnessed a live UFC event. In some ways it feels longer - the absence of the press conferences, the highlight reels, the Saturday night fight fix. In some ways it feels shorter - the numerous proposed cards, the subsequent cancellations and the rumours surrounding an inevitable return.... Continue Reading →
A comparison can be made between mixed martial arts and music. Everybody has that one band or one fighter that they “discovered” and belongs to them. They watch them grow and mature until they go to the big show and are forced to share your favourite toy with the other kids. Does the artist lose... Continue Reading →
For all Mixed Martial Arts fans, the water cooler conversation is who is the greatest of all time. The term gets bandied around a lot but why? Is it because fans and armchair analysts want to belong to a crowd or plant their flag in a hill that nobody else has claimed yet? Possibly but... Continue Reading →
I sat down to do this article, hesitantly. I could think of a few outrageous characters in the NBA, NFL and in Mixed-Martial-Arts. But are there ten? Are there enough to make a list? Upon doing some research, I stood corrected - as a shortlist of roughly 30 athletes accumulated over time. There's no strict... Continue Reading →