September 26th, 2013

This week kicks off right away with some drama and again it is the coaches not the competitors that are the ones involved. Team Rousey’s coach Edmond and our newest coach Dennis Hallman somehow got into it right off the get go. I don’t know how exactly it started between them, but Edmond said something […]

September 20th, 2013

Well, now the drama is starting to begin in and out of the house between coaches and contestants Before the match up between Beal and Holdsworth was announced, Team Tate discussed it and it came down to either me or Holdsworth fighting first. I had popped my knee the first actual day of training down […]

September 12th, 2013

So one hard part is now in the books and now comes the even harder challenge: living with total strangers in a house for six weeks, contained from the outside world, no contact with any family or friends, no music, TV, cell phones, internet, books, or even magazines and, oh yes, having to fight again […]

September 5th, 2013

Well, after weeks of having to keep my mouth shut, I can finally open up a little bit and speak about what happened on The Ultimate Fighter. Sitting at my girlfriend’s parent’s house having dinner about a month after the tryouts and my phone rings and I see the name on the phone and got […]

June 20th, 2013

Here is the latest edition of 5 Rounds with John Ramdeen and Robin Black.   On this episode, the two breakdown all the action from UFC 161 in Winnipeg.

March 5th, 2013

So I have this eye injury that I haven’t even started to heal yet. I can’t spar for three to four months. Can’t even roll jiu-jitsu for awhile. Can’t do much actually. And I have a hiatial hernia inside my stomach. It gives me trouble too.And yet, for some inexplicable reason, a couple days ago I […]

February 17th, 2013

Dear Boyd, First off, let me congratulate you on your journey in Martial Arts and tell you how excited I am for you that you will soon get to reach your goal of competing in an MMA fight.  Please accept my apology that I am not able to be your partner and opponent in realizing […]

February 15th, 2013

“At running and at wrestling and at throwing, Shine in the momentum of noble contests” – Olympic Anthem, translated from original Latin The Olympic Games will need to write a new anthem for 2020 as one of the only sports mentioned by name in the original anthem will no longer be a part of the […]

February 11th, 2013

I’ve done ‘Reality TV’ before. It’s so weird. When I used to play in a band, I basically played a character. A caricature really. I played an uneducated, misogynistic, arrogant, drunk (that part was real), tragic victim of rock and roll stupidity. The character wasn’t much like me but it was fun to play. I […]

February 5th, 2013

So I got offered an interesting fight. There’s a documentary series being shot in Halifax called “Cubicle to the Cage” and it follows some regular office workers as they undergo a Mixed Martial Arts training regimen for a year and then fight in a pro MMA fight. I’ve seen a few episodes, and its very […]

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