Siri Karri

Senior Writer, Editor

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A fight is like wood carving; multifaceted, beautiful and it'll leave you hurting if you get thrown into one. I have puns like perforated edges: tear-able.

Here’s why All-Rounder Meguru is must-read MMA manga

If you’re okay reading right to left and going out of your way to find it, All-Rounder Meguru is an MMA fan’s hidden treasure.

Stop calling Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm the greatest upset in UFC history

There’s a hard rule in sports fandom: if your favorite isn’t playing/fighting, you cheer for the underdog. The best underdogs are the ones who, statistically, shouldn’t have a chance. The ones expected to put on a good show and leave on…

Anthony Pettis vs. Sergio Pettis: What’s different between “Showtime” and “The Phenom”

While not as famous as the Diaz brothers, Anthony Pettis and Sergio Pettis are stars in their own right. The elder was the WEC and UFC lightweight champion and among the most recognizable faces in the sport. The younger brother…

Who are the 5 greatest Japanese MMA fighters of all-time?

In MMA terms, Japan is a cradle of civilization. Co-evolving alongside Brazilian grappling, it was responsible for the first big-money MMA events. All-time greats like Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Fedor Emelianenko, and Mirko Cro Cop forged their legacies as the fledgling…

Edson Barboza survived against Khabib Nurmagomedov, and now he’ll beat Kevin Lee

When the fight between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee was announced, of course we were excited. One of lightweight’s top 3 strikers against its second-best wrestler? On a free card no less? But weirdly, my thought wasn’t “this is a…

Bring your friends to watch Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje

To any fan who desperately wants to show their friends how cool MMA is, the bout between Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje is about as good as it gets. The two men are English-speaking and hard…

Detective Al Iaquinta unearths clues about Khabib Nurmagomedov

For all intents and purposes, Khabib Nurmagomedov dominated Al Iaquinta. “The Eagle” won every round on every judge’s scorecard and was never even remotely in danger. So why are people treating this like it’s such a big deal? Well, Iaquinta…

3 (almost serious) questions about Max Holloway vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Everyone wants to ask serious questions about Max Holloway vs Khabib Nurmagomedov, but that won’t work. A ridiculous fight needs appropriately… creative questions. Here are the things you weren’t wondering before, and probably wish you weren’t wondering now. 1. Will…

MMA Guide: What is a TKO / Technical Knockout?

Have you ever watched a fight get stopped and wondered why your friends were cheering or booing? Were you curious as to why it was stopped even though the fighter was conscious? Worry no more, we’re here to talk about…

Khabib Nurmagomedov: The Grappling Mike Tyson

Khabib Nurmagomedov is the wrestler’s equivalent of a knockout puncher. Even newcomers to the sport understand the knockout. Humans have been hitting each other in the heads the moment they developed the capacity to dislike each other. Somewhere along the…

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