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E. Spencer Kyte
Thoughts and opinions on mixed martial arts from a long-time MMA writer.
Created 24 Nov 2020
  • UFC Vegas 40: Isn't the Job to Cover Everything?
    12 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    I thought the job was to cover everything? That’s what I was told when people felt the need to validate investing time and resources in previewing and reviewing the last Triller boxing circus where 58...
  • UFC Vegas 40 Fighter to Watch: Sijara Eubanks
    12 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Name: Sijara Eubanks Nickname: SarJ Record: 7-6 overall, 5-4 UFC Division: Flyweight Team: Nick Catone MMA Opponent: Luana Carolina (7-2 overall, 2-1 UFC) Right now, Sijara Eubanks’ legacy revolves ar...
  • UFC Vegas 39: About Saturday Afternoon...
    10 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    A Contender Emerges Marina Rodriguez’s performance against Mackenzie Dern in the main event of Saturday’s UFC matinee was one of the best efforts of the year, and the type of victory that should prope...
  • UFC Vegas 39: Punch Drunk Predictions
    08 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    This feels like one of those cards where I’m either going to keep running hot (20-4, 1 NC over the last two cards) or crash and burn in spectacular fashion, and I have to admit, I kind of like the vol...
  • 10 Things I Like at UFC Vegas 39
    07 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Coffee and Fisticuffs This weekend, I get to get up on Saturday morning, take my dog for his usual walk, come home, make coffee and something to eat (I’m thinking oatmeal, but we’ll see), and then set...
  • UFC Vegas 39: One Question for Every Fight
    06 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 1 0
    Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez Q: Is Mackenzie Dern ready to be a title challenger? We know the stats — 11-1 overall, 6-1 in the UFC with four submission finishes, entering her first main event t...
  • UFC Vegas 39: A Deserving Main Event, A Bunch of Intriguing Names
    05 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Just a couple weeks removed from a loaded pay-per-view and with two more stacked lineups on the calendar for October 30 and November 6, events like this weekend’s matinee slate at the UFC APEX are bou...
  • UFC Vegas 39 Fighter to Watch: Phillip Hawes
    04 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Name: Phillip Hawes Nickname: Megatron Record: 11-2 overall, 3-0 UFC Division: Middleweight Team: Sanford MMA Opponent: Deron Winn (7-2 overall, 2-2 UFC) In fantasy sports parlance, Phillip Hawes is s...
  • UFC Vegas 38: About Last Night...
    03 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    Santos Rebounds in Tactical Bout with Walker Thiago Santos got back into the win column, snapping a three-fight losing streak by winning a tactical five-round battle with fellow Brazilian Johnny Walke...
  • UFC Vegas 38: Punch Drunk Predictions
    01 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    I love this card. Regardless of how I end up doing with these picks, I’m genuinely excited for this weekend’s event because, as I said last night in 10 Things I Like, this weekend’s card is one of tho...
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