The Kid's Corner

The Kid's Corner

Gene Mitchell
April 27, 2011
Filed under Columns, Sports, The Kid's Corner

As our school year wraps up, the mixed martial arts world delivers with what could turn into the fight of year.  On April 30, the reigning Welterweight Champion, Georges Saint-Pierre, will take on Jake Shields at UFC 129 in the champ’s home country, Canada. No one doubts St-Pierre’s power and takedown abilities, but his opponent this Saturday... Read more »

The Kid's Corner

The Kid's Corner

Gene Mitchell
March 30, 2011
Filed under Columns, Sports, The Kid's Corner

  MMA who the pound-for- pound fighter in the world is and debate over who claims the top spot becomes immediate. The group begins to squabble over which weight class holds more competition and which title holder seems impossible to defeat. After Mauricio Rua’s devastating loss to Jon Jones last week, the top 10 spots for best fighter in t... Read more »

UFC 128 Preview

UFC 128 Preview

Gene Mitchell
March 16, 2011
Filed under Sports, The Kid's Corner

Imagine a man over six feet tall with lightning-fast kicks and punches and vicious wrestling combined with incredible jiu-jitsu. Scared, right?  Now imagine him getting knocked unconscious by the soon-to-be crowned light heavyweight champion of the world. That’s what will happen this Saturday when champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua faces off against challenger Jon “B... Read more »

The Kid's Corner

The Kid's Corner

Gene Mitchell
February 23, 2011
Filed under Columns, Sports, The Kid's Corner

No one denies the card this Saturday for UFC 127 could potentially turn out great. The key ingredients to a great fight night certainly look present. The card has high profile fighters, a mixture of talent and various levels of hungry and established fighters. There seems to be only one problem that could make Saturday a mus... Read more »

The Kid's Corner

The Kid's Corner

Gene Mitchell
February 9, 2011
Filed under Sports, The Kid's Corner

Ever stared at someone who wanted to physically hurt you for two minutes and then knock him out with a freakish Tae Kwon Do style front kick that mirrored the likes of old school video game Mortal Kombat?  This isn’t a sick twist on a Chuck Norris joke but Steven Seagal had accolades given to h... Read more »