Gil Shalev

43 Flips | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 7 Following | 13 Followers | @gilshale | #IT by day, #Writer by night, #MMA enthusiast in between.

Weighty Topics And No Excuses

I don’t know about you, I love me some podcasts. There are some great sport related ones that I follow, and others that are completely unrelated. An …

UFC 222 AfterMMAth (Opportunity knocking)

Can I be perfectly honest with you? I am not in the mood for real preamble. The fan in me is still trying to digest. So I will jump right into <b>my …

The Very Real Story Of Walt Longmire

First of, no. This isn’t becoming a TV review site anytime soon. It’s a matter of coinciding schedule on <b>Netflix</b>. You can read the short post I wrote …

That Ain’t No Punishment

One doesn’t need a degree in psychology to know that once you get used to something being good, the expectation is that it stays that way. In the …

UFC 217 AfterMMAth (King Georges The Second)

Last time around, we called this “The history channel” and well, it was.But when it comes to pure MMA, Drama, Significance to titles, and overall …

UFC 215 AfterMMAth (Canadian Shenanigans And Leg Kicks)

Oh Edmonton, you done F’d up a good night of MMA. I mean, didn’t we suffer enough? with the MayMac circus, followed by the Jones debacle?I know, I …

Ultimate Fighting Championship (What’s In A Name?)

In 2002 the World Wrestling Federation (A.K.A <b>WWF</b>) lost the court case, and the ensuing appeals to the cute pandas and had to re-invent itself. True, …

Serenity Now!

A Combat Sports Legal Resource<p>A weblog about the great sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), and related topics<p>Space to share your thoughts with 'The …

Bellator 180 – AfterMMAth (Gone in 60 seconds or so)

So… Bellator MMA had their big NYC card last night, and since it was kind of big deal, I decided to do an AfterMMAth post for this historic event. …

Punk Is Dead. Long Live MMA.

I don’t remember where I heard it or from whom. All I remember is agreeing with it. The referenced sentiment is that <b>punk</b> is dead and cannot be …

Almost There! [Edited]

<b>Guess what?</b> I’ve been a busy boy!Not only is work plenty on my day job, I also…. Drum roll… sound the horns!…<p><b>had my soon-to-be-debut-novel …

Fixing MMA – Part Five

In order to get the full context of this post, I recommend going through Parts 1 through 4 (<b>Links at the end of this one</b>), though it isn’t mandatory. …