The Hardcore Casual

The Hardcore Casual
Your combat sports one-two
Created 03 Aug 2021
  • Volume IV: Earning It
    28 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Alexander Volkanovski staves off a submission attempt from Brian Ortega. Image via Getty After taking a few weeks off with all the smaller cards going on we’re back to break down a full slate of fight...
  • Volume III: Better Late than Never
    31 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    Edson Barboza blocks a head kick from Giga Chikadze. Image via ESPN UK After knocking out two longtime contenders (Cub Swanson and Edson Barboza) back-to-back it’s safe to say Giga Chikadze has arrive...
  • Volume II: End of an Era?
    24 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    Ugas celebrates after defeating Pacquiao. Image via AP After an exciting weekend we seem left with more questions than answers: Is Pacquiao’s time at the top done? Is Ugas capable of another upset? Wh...
  • Volume I: Going for Gold
    16 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    Welcome to the first edition of the Hardcore Casual Newsletter, a quick rundown of the week in combat sports. As I become more accustomed to formatting tools and (hopefully) grow my reader base this w...
  • The Hardcore Casual Newsletter
    03 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to The Hardcore Casual. We discuss all things combat sports but have a primary focus on boxing and UFC. Subscribe for fight previews, post-fight breakdowns, news, analysis, and more! Sign up n...
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