Jack Slack

boxing

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder Fight Year's Most One-Sided Draw

Fury was knocked down twice, but he otherwise put on a boxing clinic against Wilder.
Jack Slack
12.6.18
MMA

The Tactical Guide to Jeremy Stephens vs. Doo Ho Choi

At UFC Fight Night 124, thunder-punching Doo Ho Choi looks to build some momentum against Jeremy Stephens, who has been knocked out only once, in 2012. Should be a weird one.
Jack Slack
1.16.18
boxing

The Night Jack Dempsey Bankrupted a Town

Hoping to garner national attention and draw investors to the small town's newfound oil field, Shelby, Montana went broke hosting a Jack Dempsey fight.
Jack Slack
12.3.17
ufc 216

Tony Ferguson Proved he Deserves a Shot at McGregor

Ferguson triangle-choked Kevin Lee into submission in the third round and is the (interim) King of the Lightweights.
Jack Slack
10.12.17
mayweather-mcgregor

Mayweather Beat McGregor By Not Fighting a Mayweather Fight

Floyd went to 50-0 in his career on a performance that was very un-Floyd like.
Jack Slack
8.29.17
FIGHTLAND

The Tactical Guide to Chris Weidman versus Kelvin Gastelum

Chris Weidman's fall from grace has been among the most brutal in the game as this weekend he tries to prevent a fourth loss in a row. We look at the skills that made Weidman so good, speculate on his decline, and examine how he matches up with Gastelum.
Jack Slack
7.26.17
FIGHTLAND

Wushu Watch: The Noble Art of the Drop Kick

The drop kick has been a staple of professional wrestling for years but this week remarkable footage came out of a real world drop kick breaking up a fight. We examine the two footed drop kick and it's applicability as a body-guarding technique.
Jack Slack
7.14.17
FIGHTLAND

Gaethje versus Johnson: Better Opponent, Same Fight

If Michael Johnson was better than the rest of the opponents on his record, Justin Gaethje didn't seem to care. We examine the instant classic, and the fan friendly style of MMA's most masochistic knockout artist.
Jack Slack
7.11.17
FIGHTLAND

The Tactical Guide to Yoel Romero versus Robert Whittaker

The UFC middleweight division can't stop throwing up compelling match ups and Robert Whittaker versus Yoel Romero might be the best of the bunch. We compare the styles of the Kiwi head kicker and the Cuban smashing machine.
Jack Slack
7.6.17
FIGHTLAND

Nobuhiko Takada: MMA's Most Important Bad Fighter

Nobuhiko Takada is remembered as a punchline, or a pro wrestler playing make believe, but without him PRIDE FC might not have been possible. We examine the fights and legacy of PRIDE's first headliner.
Jack Slack
7.4.17
FIGHTLAND

The Tactical Guide to Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson

Justin Gaethje might be the most exciting fighter to ever compete in MMA, and next Friday he makes his UFC debut. We examine Gaethje's masochistic method of reeling off knockouts, and ask whether Johnson has the science to hand him his first loss.
Jack Slack
6.29.17
FIGHTLAND

Wushu Watch: Neckbeards and Nunchucks

We examine the fascination with archaic weaponry: from the desire to tie everything up with nunchucks, to the practice of anime swordsmanship.
Jack Slack
6.21.17
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