Marquette Wire

SCHMIDT: UFC deals sucker punch to mainstream

Erik Schmidt

September 8, 2011

Bam! You just got punched in the face. Did it hurt? Did it feel like a two-ton truck just ran over your ugly mug? Good. Now get used to it. Mixed martial arts isn't going anywhere. Actually, it’s going everywhere. Two weeks ago, the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) — which, like the NB...

SCHMIDT: Win first, then go to war

Erik Schmidt

September 21, 2010

Put two men in a cage, and you get to see exactly what they’re made of. Forty feet of twisted metal imprisoning a cold, blood-spattered canvas, spandex compression shorts hugging expertly trained appendages designed to decapi...