Three thoughts…

…To take with you into the weekend. 1. DON CHERRY IS WHO WE THOUGHT HE WAS, SO REACT ACCORDINGLY To the people upset over the rant Cherry ripped of Thursday night —  deriding retired NHL enforcers like Stu Grimson as “hypocrites” and “pukes” because they now speak out against fighting in hockey — I get … Continue reading

UFC (smartly) backs down from a showdown with Pacquiao

Looks like the UFC’s debut event with new broadcast partner Fox Sports is no longer going head-to-head- with the Nov. 12 superfight between Manny Pacquiao and the last fighter to come close to defeating him, Juan Manuel Marquez. Instead of lasting deep into the evening, UFC’s live event on Fox will span just one hour, … Continue reading

Feeling GSP’s Pain

I wish I could say today marked the re-launch of my short-lived but very popular video series “Fighting Words,” but I don’t have the power to decide whether features like that live or die over at the Mother Ship. But when big names come to town I can sometimes sneak out of the office with world-class … Continue reading

The Best of Fighting Words VIII: Cain Velasquez and History

Oct. 26, 2010 Cain Velasquez’ win over Brock Lesnar was noteworthy, but not historic.

The Best of Fighting Words VII: Nobody is making you watch MMA

Aug. 20, 2010 MMA legislation in Ontario brings haters out of hiding, even if they don’t know exactly what they hate.

The Best of Fighting Words VI: Anderson Silva’s Coocoon of Horror

Aug. 9, 2010 Was Anderson Silva toying with Chael Sonnen, or is he simply slowing down?

Jan. 13, 2010: Video Fighting Words, Episode 5

We visit the Cabbagetown gym to discuss Brock Lesnar’s health and Sugar Shane Mosley’s claim to the pound for pound crown. Click here to see more.

Jan. 6, 2010: Video — Fighting Words, Episode 4

More on the the greatest fight that never happened, plus the latest from the UFC. Click here.

Dec. 29, 2009: Video Fighting Words, Episode 3

Episode three finds us in the gym with Chris Johnson, Sam Vargas and Colin Fish. Discussing Mayweather and Pacquiao.

Dec. 9, 2009: Video — Fighting Words Episode 2

To see the video, click right HERE. To see more of Ed Mulholland’s fight photography, click here.

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