MMA can drain: Money, energy, and time, For green rain and fame. Prompted from Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge at: https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/02/17/weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-293/.
On this episode of the MMA Storytime Podcast, Mike, the admin of Daily Dose MMA—one of Instagram’s more popular meme pages—joined the show to discuss the world of memes, MMA news, and more! In addition to latest topics surrounding MMA’s headlines and the creation of memes, Mike shared his latest endeavor: launching a new line […]
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 […]
“Bait her with feints and uncork that right hand as soon as she bites,” Coach modeled the necessary movements as an example to pair with his words. Clarissa believed her MMA debut was going better than the panic in Coach’s voice would suggest, but that’s when she realized what was absent—at the most needed moment—from […]
Loss is expected, but never accepted. Prompted from the J.I. Rogers Six-Word Story Challenge at: https://jirogers-author.com/2020/02/09/six-word-story-challenge-expected/.
Dreams come alive on fight night. Prompted from the Saturday Six Word Story at: https://thesoulsearchersite.wordpress.com/2020/02/08/saturday-six-word-story-prompt-6wsp-24-february-8-2020/.
Any words of encouragement—good luck, have fun, break a leg—other than what Caleb’s mom offered before each fight would have been better: “Why do you want to take a chance of messing up that cute, little face?” While she saw Caleb’s youthful glow—a trait embedded into every mother’s DNA—a massive frame of muscle, hardened from […]
Words aren’t supposed to hurt, but in the world of MMA, they can most definitely lead in that direction. A heated exchange online between Northern California’s Lee Stunts and Oregon’s Ray Tiffer caught the eye of Four-Ounce Fury’s Promoter, Richie Wild. Within the hour, Wild had contacted each party’s management team, drew up the contracts, […]
“The best thing about UFC fans is how committed and connected they are to the sport, in a way I don’t think is possible with football or baseball or basketball.”—Chuck Liddell Prompted from Linda G. Hill’s One-Liner Wednesday at: https://lindaghill.com/2020/02/05/one-liner-wednesday-ill-be-back/.
If eyes are windows to the soul, Gabriel’s glazed, distant stare, as he regained his consciousness, were a looking-glass into his future. Win, lose, or draw, fighters dispose of something, some part of the self that never returns. There, as Gabriel awakened, only time would shed light on his journey along the sport’s unforgiving path, […]