Great article. http://t.co/jOHWXvc9UJ
Latest blog post. Some post-retirement thoughts.
“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself... that’s where it’s at.” - Jesse Owens
Nice little impromptu jiu jitsu session at
this morning. Fun and games! #morethanjustweights
Comgratulations to friend of a friend
on her world record London to Paris triathalon. Inspiring stuff!
“Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” - Voltaire
I still have a few appointments available tomorrow in Manchester City Centre. Get in touch if you want one!
"On one level, wisdom is nothing more profound than an ability to follow one's own advice." - Sam Harris
"Winners quit all the time. They just quit the right stuff at the right time." - Seth Godin
"...a deep need for anything from other people makes us easy pickings." - David Foster Wallace; brief interviews with hideous men
Reading a few
articles recently. Love his take on the issues in MMA. Smart guy, excellent writer, knows where it's at.
"Certainty is overrated":
“Try not to get overly attached to a hypothesis just because it’s yours.” -Carl Sagan
Event details here:
Pre-book to secure a place! (2)
Just over two weeks to go to the first UK women's MMA squad training day. Open to all women who train combat sports - beginners welcome. (1)
Just recorded an interview for BJSM podcast with
Always good to put a face to a twitter handle!
Being wrapped in cling film. Just another day at the office... "@JoshPalmerMMA
Great cuts and handwrapping seminar from
Grey areas can be inconvenient, but ignoring what doesn't fit your theory won't make it go away.
"Your life is written by Joss Whedon. That explains everything." - a friend
Brilliant article - "why love is not enough".
One for all my friends who are strength and conditioning geeks.
One of my favourites! :-) "@david_colquhoun: Old but good, The Daily #Mail song
Migrating my blog to
and digging out some of my old posts. Here's one I wrote a few years ago. http://t.co/pr2wwdnVPU
Thanks Julie! You too! "@julesk_fighter: Shout out to
who is one of the good ones :-)"
Thanks David, you're much too kind! "@david_colquhoun: The amazing
appears in my new post
“How can I know who I am until I see what I do? How can I know what I value until I see where I walk?” -- Karl Weick
Exactly this. "@benfowlkesMMA: So about that time the UFC President fired a judge whose scores he didn't like:
Bucket of water - 15L. Avg 8 minute shower = 62L. If you're worried about wasting water, cut your shower by 2 minutes #icebucketchallenge
To clarify - I don't work for
I support them because I like what they do & believe they are doing good things for the sport.
Looking forward to seeing what's next for
too. A title fight vs
would be all kinds of awesome.
as a friend, but congrats to
on a great performance. A real talent and lovely person #CWFC71
Would like to think there's a special place in hell for ignorant, misogynistic, creepy, keyboard warrior #wmma "fans".
Two fantastic women's fights on #CWFC71 tonight. Laura Howarth vs Lina Akhtar Länsberg and Pannie Kianzad vs Megan van Houtum.
That frog you kissed... you might think he's a handsome prince now, but to everyone else, he's still just a frog.
cards in 2015, possible title shot for Catherine Costigan... exciting times.
Catherine Costigan vs Noelia Molina on #CWFC70 in Dublin last night.
Dear people in queues. Standing really close to the person in front won't get you served any faster. That's not how it works.
But couldn't ask for a more amazing show to come back to. Great submission wins for
Great night at #CWFC70. First MMA I've watched since my retirement, and still a bit heartbroken I won't be back in there doing it myself (1)
RT "@CageWarriorsTV: Here's everything you need to know to watch #CWFC70 live from Dublin:
"A person’s authentic nature... is created by and appears within the framework of his interpersonal relationships." - Philip K. Dick
"...don’t just be yourself. Be all of yourselves." -
"If you think happiness means total peace, you'll never be happy. Peace comes from acceptance of the part of you that can never be at peace"
Being human is tough. Nobody gets a pass; we're all in it together.
Sometimes it's good to rock the boat. Better to know where the lifejackets are first though.
ICYMI: recent interview about MMA I did for BBC world service.
It doesn't shock me any more when people sell out. But it's surprising how little value some place on their credibility.
Dan Ariely about conflicts of interest:
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