Flash Fiction: Protest — MMA Storytime

Hundreds stood before the venue’s mouth, pumping signs in the air, screaming for an end to MMA—human cockfighting. The manner in which these social justice warriors rallied online and postured at anyone trying to cross their fence of fiery flesh, it was unclear whether they were attempting to cancel California’s biggest MMA promotion or start […]

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Ten-Sentence Story: That’s Illegal — MMA Storytime

“Crazy Train” Carl DuFrain elevated his hands toward the heavens, and his scowl lightened into a wide smile. Other than some blood trickling from the mouth and an eye—swelling at an astronomical rate—becoming a mountain out of a molehill, DuFrain’s opponent, Bucky Farmer, was sound asleep. For several, scary minutes, Farmer remained flat on his […]

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Ten-Sentence Story Challenge #2 — MMA Storytime

Welcome to MMA Storytime’s Ten-Sentence Story Challenge! Each week, writers who choose to participate will be given a prompt and ten sentences. Much like two mixed martial artists meeting in the cage: a minimal ruleset can create endless possibility and wild excitement. Prompted words or themes will be posted each Monday, and writers will have […]

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Ten-Sentence Story Challenge #1 — MMA Storytime

Welcome to MMA Storytime’s Ten-Sentence Story Challenge! Each week, writers who choose to participate will be given a prompt and ten sentences. Much like two mixed martial artists meeting in the cage: a minimal ruleset can create endless possibility and wild excitement. Prompted words or themes will be posted each Monday, and writers will have […]

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Song Lyric Sunday: Right Above It — MMA Storytime

For this week’s Song Lyric Sunday, the directional theme—Bottom/End/Middle/Side/Top—led to the UFC’s former two-division champ, Daniel “DC” Cormier. “DC” enters the Octagon to the song “Right Above It” by Lil’ Wayne, featuring Drake, which doesn’t necessarily fulfill the thematic prompt, but there are few mixed martial artists who reached the top of the game, as […]

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