Dave “The Fugitive” Jansen has been waiting a long time for his chance to fight for the Bellator MMA lightweight title.
Many older fans are familiar with the big redhead’s affinity for team basketball, his defensive and rebounding prowess, and his otherworldly passing skills.
Not only is this a very necessary win for the Timbers’ season but more than anything is a very much needed pride boost for the fans.
It proved to be more than just spectacle, however. I found a particular sub-culture, gathered around a relatively young sport in transition.
With some luck, Glamour MMA will serve as a catalyst for female fighters in the Pacific Northwest. If everything goes as planned, our organization will directly lead to a marked increase in the appearance of local fighters in Invicta and the UFC.
There is something about a combination, a head butt and of course a powerful jab that will keep you on your feet all night. We are talking about men and women who train to give it all in each fight.
I’ll admit: I wrote a preview piece about this series and in the back of my mind I didn’t think the Portland Trail Blazers had a real shot to win it. The Houston Rockets have two guys who have been to the finals in James Harden and Dwight Howard. They have size. They have experience. […]
While the Portland Thunder have struggled offensively to an 0-5 record in their inaugural season, one thing that has been overlooked is the increasingly impressive play of their defensive unit. In fact, especially considering the relative youth and inexperience of the Thunder team, it might be surprising to say that the defense is one of […]
The Portland Winterhawks have gone into the playoffs with high expectations and questions about if they can repeat like they did last season when they went all the way to the Memorial Cup Final. In the six games they have played in the post-season, the Hawks have answered with a resounding yes. Victoria was to […]
Portland Thunder quarterback Darron Thomas can be counted among the things this young team has done right. Not only was Thomas an unparalleled success at the U of O and an obvious choice for the face of this team, but he is a player fans can grow to love … again. First of all, he […]