Category Archives: Martial Arts

Professional Athletes and Drug Cocktails

It’s a story as old as time, it seems. A professional athletes tests positive for a steroid or some other type of banned substance. They immediately say the test was wrong, then recant and blame the result on a tainted … Continue reading

Posted in Martial Arts | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Terrible MMA Nicknames

So I’ve been studying martial arts for a few years now, and because I’m now starting to mix them, I’ve taken to calling myself a mixed martial artist. Unfortunately, because I’m terrible at everything I study, I don’t really qualify … Continue reading

Posted in Martial Arts | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Fitness Apogee

I don’t like the idea of shedding pounds specifically for a wedding, but here I am doing that very thing. I wanted to get back down to what I jokingly call my “fighting weight” of 170 pounds, after spending a … Continue reading

Posted in Martial Arts | Tagged | 3 Comments

Sean Loeffler, Welcome To Nick “The Goat” Thompson Territory

Sean “The Destroyer” Loeffler, please run for office with Nick “The Goat” Thompson. Your fair and balanced speculation on mixed martial arts is a crisp and refreshing lime wedge after the stinging tequila of other pundits. Destroyer, Goat, lead us … Continue reading

Posted in Martial Arts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

I Remain a Strong Nick “The Goat” Thompson Fan

Oh, Nick “The Goat” Thompson. You’re awesome. I want to get your opinion on any match-up, MMA or otherwise. Predict elections. Speculate on the future value of the dollar versus the Euro. I don’t care. Just keep doing what you’re … Continue reading

Posted in Martial Arts | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

I’m Nick “The Goat” Thompson’s Newest Fan

During the week leading up to a big UFC tilt, the MMA reporting site Sherdog reaches out to fighters to get their take on what will happen. The responses vary from one sentence responses (“I’m going with Rich Franklin, since … Continue reading

Posted in Martial Arts | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Proof In Pictures

The countdown towards PAX East has begun. I’ve got four days of work followed by three days of uninterrupted, unapologetic nerding. I’m going to play D&D. I’m going to watch others play D&D. I’m going to listen to Frontalot. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Gaming, Martial Arts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment