MMA has had plenty of news in recent months. Rumblings of promotions not paying fighters, rumors of worked fights, while another promotion is in the news with doubts of collapsing altogether. Former dominating champions being seen dominated by others. Inspiring stories, salary concerns, and plenty of great skill displayed as always. Beginning this month, Legacy … Read more
This has certainly been an interesting week, and my comments have been requested many times. Based on the Jacob Duran experience, that choice could cost one his job. Now that is most certainly true in every occupation, but usually comes with a certain level of inappropriateness or insult that joins the comments. I have obviously … Read more
This whole Reebok thing with the UFC is taking its toll. Not only were many fighters’ pocketbooks affected by the Reebok partnership, but so were cutmen who previously had their own sponsors. Once the Reebok deal was in place, fighters and cutmen were no longer allowed to sell sponsorships on their articles of clothing. The fighters had … Read more
I have been grateful to work with a number of great fighters over the past years in MMA. Multiple fine promotions have trusted me with their investments by having me protecting their fight card on a given night. The list of companies is long and range from coast to coast. Many fans out there when … Read more
Happy New Year everybody! The end of 2014 has come with transition as I have moved to a new corner of the country through this spring. I cannot be complaining as weather here is commonly in the 60’s-70’s and I’m wearing shorts as I write. It has been a pleasure to meet new people, help … Read more
There are good and bad sides to the sport of MMA. It is a volatile industry where nothing is guaranteed and little can be depended up0n. Fighters may no show, shows may get canceled, the best man may not win, and promises may be broken. It is with great joy that I turn focus on … Read more
I’m told often by colleagues in MMA that I like to travel even more than they do. It’s true, but let me clarify: I like to help this sport and its fighters wherever I can regardless of stateliness or borders. The locations, the talent, the ethical behavior, the promotion quality, it’s been truly interesting to see each what differences the sport brings from extreme to extreme.
I love what I do helping fighters, helping coaches, helping promotions, helping the sport. I welcome each and every chance to demonstrate what I do or to explain how I bring a new level of skill to the industry. Quickly I tell people that I do not coach, will not try to advise a fighter, … Read more