Stuart Kurth
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Current life record is 33 years alive, 0 years dead. Stu comes from a beach town but never beached; he now lives in a mountain town but to this date has not mountained. He is a lover of cheese and a disliker of sunburn.

The doctor wins via TKO in UFC Fight Night 128’s main event between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee

This fight was all about redemption for both Kevin Lee and Edson Barboza. For Lee, it meant getting back into the win column after dropping the Interim Lightweight Championship to Tony Ferguson back in October of last year, while for…

Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Felice Herrig: Will hugs or grapes reign supreme at UFC 223?

UFC 223’s top bill on the undercard is a strawweight crossroads duel between two action heroines who come from very different worlds. Chicago’s braid-toting, instabanging comeback queen Felice “Lil Bulldog” Herrig stands in one corner, while Poland’s second favorite MMA…

Alexander Volkov starches Fabricio Werdum in thrilling UFC Fight Night 127 headliner

UFC Fight Night 127’s main event saw legend and former heavyweight kingpin Fabricio Werdum taking on hulking Russian assassin Alexander Volkov in a pivotal rankings shuffler, and what a scrap it turned out to be. Normally heavyweight fights go one…

Tecia Torres takes on Jessica Andrade in a potential strawweight title eliminator

This weekend’s installment of UFC biffo sees two titans of the strawweight division lock horns in a pivotal fight that may very well determine the next title challenger. Though certainly not titans in stature, as they’re both small enough to…

Yoel Romero: The “Soldier of God” returns at UFC 221

Cuba’s own Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero is a big weird genetic soup of violent weirdness. Due to a staph infection punching Bobbie Knuckles in the guts, Romero gets the chance to do what most failed title challengers never do,…

Not virtually identical: A countdown of the UFC’s best commentary teams

From baseball to tiddlywinks to chess to Olympic figure skating to mixed martial arts, there’s always some clown in a badly-fitting outfit sitting somewhere nearby, foaming at the mouth as they puke up a ceaseless diatribe of barely relevant half-truths…

Francis Ngannou seeks to uppercut his way to gold at UFC 220

Francis Ngannou is an actual monster. A human mountain. A fairy-tale giant. A humongous fist with a person attached to the back of it. A god among men. And at UFC 220 he stands on the cusp of becoming the…

Hard-hitting Kamaru Usman and Viking hero Emil Meek collide at UFC Fight Night 124

First up on UFC Fight Night 124’s main card is a welterweight showdown of nearly mythic proportions. Kamaru Usman puts his ten-fight win streak on the line against Norway’s own Emil Meek in what’s sure to be a contender for…

Paige VanZant’s quest for flyweight dominance begins at UFC Fight Night 124

Bloodbath Barbie, or Paige VanZant as she’s sometimes known, makes her octagon return this weekend at UFC Fight Night 124 against Australian Jessica-Rose Clark. It comes after a lengthy hiatus, her last bout against strawweight mainstay Michelle Waterson ending in…

Trash-talking in the UFC: Stories of slander, rhymes, and strange accents

To succeed in the modern era of combat sports, it’s no longer enough to just be a great fighter. A good work ethic, genetic gifts, technical proficiency and a hunger to win will only take you so far. These days,…

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