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 5ive: The 5 Fastest Finishes of Dominic “The Hondey Badger” Mazzotta

DominicMazzottaBy: Albert Cameron – It was inevitable: we now live in a Post-Chris Dempsey & Mark Cherico Pittsburgh MMA circuit. To the big credit of the Pittsburgh promoters, they’ve been cultivating the main eventers of tomorrow (or today, as perspective would allow) and we haven’t been left with fights that aren’t relevant, with fights thrown together because there has to be main event. What has kept the Pittsburgh MMA circuit strong is that these promoters have maintained a steady and lineal stream of champions and contenders. Without the brass ring, the other fights lose their shine as well. In the spirit of those champions and contenders, Pinnacle FC has announced that their next main event will be Dominic “The Honey Badger” Mazzotta vs. Rob Hannah, a champion vs. a fierce contender. To celebrate Pinnacle FC’s main event announcement, we’re dedicating this week’s Friday Five to the Five Fastest Finishes of Dominic “The Honey Badger” Mazzotta. Continue reading “Friday 5ive: The 5 Fastest Finishes of Dominic “The Hondey Badger” Mazzotta”