Category Archives: Combat Sports

Fight Like a Girl

Title: Fight Like a Girl
Date: March 11, 2013
Original Source: The Thunderbird
Synopsis: For a video journalism project, myself and three other students followed the members of the East Vancouver Pillow Fight Club for a few practices and an event, putting together a short profile on the organization.
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No hibernation for weary U of A Bears, Pandas wrestlers

Title: No hibernation for weary U of A Bears, Pandas wrestlers
Date: January 5, 2013
Original Source: The Edmonton Journal
Synopsis: I am doing a short internship over the holidays at The Edmonton Journal. My final piece was a report on the Golden Bear Invitational Wrestling Tournament. This article did not appear in print as there is no Sunday print edition of the Edmonton Journal.
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Franjic overpowers McCrary to move into contention for title

Title: Franjic overpowers McCrary to move into contention for title
Date: December 7, 2012
Original Source: The Edmonton Journal
Synopsis: I am doing a short internship over the holidays at The Edmonton Journal. My latest piece was a quick post-game after a local boxing event. This article appeared in the Dec. 8 edition of the Edmonton Journal.
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McCrary aims to erase bad memories against Franjic in main event

Title: McCrary aims to erase bad memories against Franjic in main event
Date: December 6, 2012
Original Source: The Edmonton Journal
Synopsis: I am doing a short internship over the holidays at The Edmonton Journal. My latest piece was a preview of a local boxing card following weigh-ins. This article appeared in the Dec. 7 edition of the Edmonton Journal.
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At Age 46, Randy Couture is a Living Legend

Title: At Age 46, Randy Couture is a Living Legend
Date: August 31, 2009
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: Randy Couture is my dad’s age. As such, I (and everyone else, I would hope) had a great appreciation for his run at the top of the UFC, which was still rolling along at age 46.
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A Day in the Life of Bruce Buffer

Title: A Day in the Life of Bruce Buffer
Date: August 12, 2008
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: Did you ever wonder how Bruce Buffer, UFC Octagon announcer, lives his normal everyday life? Or how his wife and kids cope with such a unique character at home? Well now you’ll know.
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UFC Has a New Opponent – Affliction Entertainment

Title: UFC Has a New Opponent – Affliction Entertainment
Date: June 20, 2008
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: At one point in time it seemed as if Affliction Entertainment could pose a threat to the UFC’s stranglehold on the MMA marketplace. It didn’t turn out that way, of course, but this was my reaction when the news broke about Affliction’s partnership with Adrenaline MMA and Donald Trump.
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Live UFC 83 Review

Title: Live UFC 83 Review
Date: April 22, 2008
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: I attended the first ever UFC event in Canada, UFC 83 in Montreal. These are my thoughts on each fight, and the experience in general.
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The Tenth ODC Podcast

Title: The Tenth ODC Podcast
Date: April 16, 2008
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: I have no idea if the links for these podcasts will work anymore, but I do have them backed up on my computer for future reference. For the tenth installment, my friend and MMA expert Kyle was the guest, discussing UFC 83.
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MMA Coming to Network TV

Title: MMA Coming to Network TV
Date: February 28, 2008
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: A look at how Elite XC’s deal to air on CBS could effect the Mixed Martial Arts world.
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