Friday 5ive: 2016 Fantasy International Fight League Draft

Friday 5ive: 2016 Fantasy International Fight League Draft

IFL LogoBy: Albert Miller – I miss the International Fight League (IFL), and I miss it a lot. For all of its flaws, the IFL had so much potential. Maybe it’s because it reminded me of wrestling (for that one year in junior high), but the idea of combat sports on a team sport platform seemed both revolutionary and traditional. Had the IFL not focused on celebrity coaches and put funds and focus towards attracting fighters to actually fighting on teams, I think that we’d still be watching the IFL today and even rooting on our favorite teams. Continue reading “Friday 5ive: 2016 Fantasy International Fight League Draft”

Friday Five: Dann Cucuta’s Five Fastest Finishes

DannCucutaBy: Albert Cameron – For all fight fans, we have this internal highlight reel that we call upon when we try and explain to the uninitiated (people who aren’t fans of the sport yet) what the appeal of the sport is. We tell them about the high-octane action, the level of skill, and some of the things that we’ve seen that defy logic and prognostication. For me, one of the Herculean tales that I recall is the first time I’ve ever seen Dann “the Bionic Fist of Justice” Cucuta fight. Continue reading “Friday Five: Dann Cucuta’s Five Fastest Finishes”