Ryan Johann Perry is a Playwright, Essayist and Raconteur who views the fight game as a Rosetta Stone of our modern life.
Profile of an El Paso Fighter: Johnny Guillen
Johnny Guillen fights September 23rd in Albuquerque. I got a chance to pick his brain and learn about his teammates.
Interview with Misael Ynarritu
I got a chance to have a few words with Misael Ynarritu, who took home the Gold for El Paso in last weeks Grapplersfest
Local Fighter Misael Ynarritu Wins Gold In Jiu Jitsu Tournament
While El Paso's own Chihuahuas are in the midst of a Championship battle, local fighter Misael Ynarritu came home with a Gold Medal last week. If you are around 170 pounds, chances are this man will put you to sleep. Jiu Jitsu coach at Gorilla MMA and Red Spider, Ynnaritu defeated all other competitors at Grapplersfest in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ...
MMA Fighter Randy McCarty Discusses UFC 203
Randy McCarty and I discuss UFC 203 fights.
Gennady Golovkin: Where Canelo Fears to Tread.
Canelo is running away into Gennady Golovkin. It is Providence.
Local El Paso Fighters Predict UFC 203 Main Event
I visited the Red Spider fight team before their Tuesday boxing night, where round after round a fighter stood in the center and proceeded to face a refreshed, recovered killer until their hands, feet and reflexes betrayed them. After their turn in the middle, they got a minute to rest and proceeded to dish out what they had taken ...
CM Punk, I Always Knew You’d Lose, But How Spectacularly?
Some fights are exciting for skill sets and drama, some for the possibility of upset. CM Punks upset will be his alone, before millions. It will be an upset that no bookie, fan or analyst will ever see.
The Specter of Loss in Mixed Martial Arts
How a fighter deals with a loss is the most interesting, and telling, aspect of the fight game.
Captain James T. Kirk’s Horrible Fight Technique
Many people would argue that Television has had a bad influence on society. From glamorizing degenerates, glorifying vacuous lifestyles, and making role models of divas and criminals, the net effect has been pretty noticeable in how far afield we have gone from issues that matter, to scripted drama ...
Barnett Vs. Arlovski: What They Mean by “Styles Make Fights”
This Saturday is a fight between a striker and a grappler. While "styles make fights", i believe the area BETWEEN styles is more important, and we will see it on full display this weekend.