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jackbox1971

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English professor who has been enjoying mixed martial arts for ten years. In fact, it is the only sport I watch! I appreciate the brutal elegance, and the elegance of the brutality. I admire anyone who does something that I cannot imagine myself doing. I think these people have a mindset that his totally different from the day-to-day person, and maybe even the day-to-day athlete.

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  • MMA Randy Couture, Lyoto Mahida, Matt Hughes, BJ Penn, GSP, Jon Jones, Fedor, Sakuraba, CroCop, Wandy, Dan Henderson, Frankie Edgar, Ben Henderson, Donald Cerrone, Nick Diaz, Nate, Diaz, Urijah Faber, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, Frank Mir, Shane Carwin, Ju
Recent Activity
I am enjoying MMA more and more as time goes on
Commented on UFC on Fox 12: Lawler vs. Brown Bathrobe Review on Jul 27 2014, 11:24p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on UFC on Fox 12: Lawler vs. Brown Bathrobe Review on Jul 27 2014, 11:08p - 1 reply
In LA there is a hierarchy of burger joints
Commented on Tweet of the Day: Robbie Lawler's celebratory meal following UFC win over Matt Brown on Jul 27 2014, 4:56p - 2 replies
When Anderson wins a fight....
Commented on Nick Diaz interested in Anderson Silva fight but would also like to ‘fight for a title’ on Jul 25 2014, 2:19p
Defending Nick vs. Anderson
Commented on Nick Diaz has re-signed with the UFC on Jul 24 2014, 11:11p - 1 reply
That's hard for me to watch!
Commented on Nick Diaz has re-signed with the UFC on Jul 24 2014, 11:06p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on Nick Diaz has re-signed with the UFC on Jul 24 2014, 10:55p - 1 reply
The odd thing about a lot of these juiced and PED'd guys...
Commented on Chael Sonnen handed two-year suspension for failed drug tests, no monetary penalty on Jul 23 2014, 5:07p - 1 reply
I'm not given to hyperbole...
Commented on Josh Thomson: Fighters above 170 'They're not mixed martial artists' on Jul 23 2014, 3:48p - 1 reply
wow, what would she need to do to win you over?
Commented on Kacy Catanzaro: First female to complete American Ninja Warrior course on Jul 23 2014, 3:46p
I'd set it to music. It was epic!
Commented on Kacy Catanzaro: First female to complete American Ninja Warrior course on Jul 23 2014, 3:46p
That was seriously inspiring
Commented on Kacy Catanzaro: First female to complete American Ninja Warrior course on Jul 23 2014, 3:45p
My favorite Chuck Fight?
Commented on The Lost Chuck Liddell Interviews, Part 2 - Strikeforce merger & Beatdowns on Jul 22 2014, 11:08p - 2 replies
Deep down inside...
Commented on Dustin Poirier ‘fired up’ about facing Conor McGregor, says he’ll ‘go to the back of the line to clean this guy up’ on Jul 22 2014, 8:45p
Where to start...
Commented on Cole Miller: The only thing Conor McGregor has in common with Ronda Rousey is 'they're both blonde' on Jul 22 2014, 5:45p
really? Interesting
Commented on Dennis Bermudez admits he is ‘slightly jealous’ of Conor McGregor’s starpower, says he ‘he talks a crazy game’ on Jul 21 2014, 5:33p - 1 reply
Are you a Ric Flair or a Lou Thesz?
Commented on Dennis Bermudez admits he is ‘slightly jealous’ of Conor McGregor’s starpower, says he ‘he talks a crazy game’ on Jul 21 2014, 3:18p - 3 replies
Free cards and Fightpass are outpacing the PPVs this year
Commented on UFC on Fox 12: Lawler vs. Brown fight card on Jul 21 2014, 12:29a - 1 reply
Fact of the scrum
Commented on Full Video: Dana White post-fight media scrum for UFC Fight Night: Mcregor vs. Brandao on Jul 19 2014, 10:44p
This fight...
Commented on UFC Fight Night Dublin results: Ian McCall beats Brad Pickett by unanimous decision on Jul 19 2014, 8:05p - 1 reply
Big Money. Short fight.
Commented on Dana White: Gina Carano should be signed by next week, could fight Ronda Rousey in December on Jul 19 2014, 2:33a
Nate? Not so much.
Commented on Dana White and Mike Kogan briefly trade Twitter barbs on Jul 19 2014, 12:41a - 1 reply
You know how sometimes....
Commented on Dana White and Mike Kogan briefly trade Twitter barbs on Jul 19 2014, 12:40a
Not that you asked, but I just got unbanned and I've been twitching to comment!
Commented on MMA on Instagram: Hiking, Biking, Beer and a Giraffe on Jul 18 2014, 6:15p - 1 reply
So, he has no real passion for the sport...
Commented on Now Floyd Mayweather knows who Ronda Rousey is on Jul 18 2014, 12:21a - 2 replies
Match Rules for a Hypothetical Senior League in MMA
Commented on Sakuraba talks pay and matchmaking in Pride with Dana White on Jul 17 2014, 9:59p - 2 replies
PRIDE was never more than a local promotion
Commented on Sakuraba talks pay and matchmaking in Pride with Dana White on Jul 17 2014, 9:49p - 2 replies
Comments like this from Bocek...
Commented on Mark Bocek on training with a female Olympic medalist in wrestling: 'It feels like wrestling with a 12 year old' on Jul 17 2014, 7:12p - 1 reply
I agree
Commented on UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov: 'I want five rounds with Donald Cerrone' on Jul 17 2014, 6:29p - 1 reply
That's some of the better card planning I've heard in recent months
Commented on UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov: 'I want five rounds with Donald Cerrone' on Jul 17 2014, 6:27p
Question for Mookie (or whomever knows the answer)
Commented on UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov: 'I want five rounds with Donald Cerrone' on Jul 17 2014, 5:51p - 2 replies
Hardly a surprise...
Commented on UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller medical suspensions: Six fighters out indefinitely following knockout losses on Jul 17 2014, 4:50p
A great night a fights...
Commented on UFC 175: Weidman vs Machida - Results and post-fight analysis on Jul 6 2014, 5:24a
Can we up our game and stop using "...was a joke" or "...is a joke" to describe shit?
Commented on UFC 175 results: Russell Doane and Uriah Hall earns decision wins on Jul 6 2014, 5:19a - 2 replies
Even if he turns out ultimately to be an under-achiever
Commented on UFC 175 results: Russell Doane and Uriah Hall earns decision wins on Jul 6 2014, 5:18a
I am hoping it is at least briefly competitive
Commented on UFC 175 fight card primer: Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis on Jul 5 2014, 8:39p
Agree...so he should be killing it in the secondary promotions
Commented on Melvin Guillard, Cody Bollinger both miss weight at World Series of Fighting 11 weigh-ins on Jul 4 2014, 9:19p - 2 replies
It's an okay fight...
Commented on Antonio Silva vs. Andrei Arlovski II set for UFC Fight Night: Brasilia main event in September on Jul 4 2014, 9:15p - 1 reply
It's hard to say goodbye, but Hughes is probably right
Commented on Matt Hughes encourages Georges St-Pierre to 'get out' of UFC and retire for good on Jul 4 2014, 6:35p - 1 reply
So do any BE writers actually like MMA anymore?
Commented on UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida - Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis Preview and Prognostication on Jul 4 2014, 6:25p - 2 replies
What a badass
Commented on Video: CroCop fought at GLORY 17 with a bad elbow infection on Jul 3 2014, 11:11p
can we get a moratorium on "butthurt"?
Commented on Urijah Faber on Duane Ludwig cornering him: 'I don't really like to be be in contact with people that rub me the wrong way' on Jul 3 2014, 10:37p - 4 replies
I think it turned out that way...
Commented on TUF 20 cast includes Jessica Penne and Justine Kish on Jul 3 2014, 3:47p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on Nate Marquardt explains holes in current procedures for drug testing in MMA on Jul 3 2014, 3:29p - 2 replies
I don't mean this as a credulous comment...
Commented on Dana White wants everyone to know the UFC's business 'has never been bigger' on Jul 3 2014, 9:28a
uh, maybe give her a minute... it's not a Van Damme movie, things take time to arrange.
Commented on BJJ champ Bia Mesquita wants to face Ronda Rousey: 'I would also stop this talk that she’s unbeatable' on Jul 1 2014, 10:37p
This is exactly what WMMA needs
Commented on BJJ champ Bia Mesquita wants to face Ronda Rousey: 'I would also stop this talk that she’s unbeatable' on Jul 1 2014, 10:36p - 2 replies
Nick is the only one...
Commented on Diaz brothers remain strong on pay stance on Jun 30 2014, 8:56p
I was just trying to have a bit of fun
Commented on Mike Goldberg criticized for 'Fueling the American stereotype of being completely ignorant' of other countries on Jun 29 2014, 2:13p - 1 reply
I see stuff like that on BE...
Commented on UFN 43 and 44 Results: Winners and losers on Jun 29 2014, 12:45p - 1 reply
I was going to get annoyed...
Commented on Mike Goldberg criticized for 'Fueling the American stereotype of being completely ignorant' of other countries on Jun 29 2014, 12:37p - 3 replies
I thought the same thing...
Commented on UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs Marquardt complete results on Jun 28 2014, 12:49p
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