My recent attempts at writing
In speaking with my colleagues at the UFC, I expressed my desire to tell the story of some fighters in a slightly different way from my usual angle through commentary. So, I was given the opportunity to set about some writing. With the UFC embarking on a significant year in Europe, they kicked it off big-style in Stockholm this January with a fight card headlined by Sweden's own Alexander Gustafsson and the revitalised Anthony Johnson: Gustafsson - http://www.ufc.com/news/alexander-gustafsson-resilience-discipline
Following that, I was lucky to make a couple of trips into Europe and spend some time with two incredibly charismatic and special fighters; Joanna Jedrzejczyk and fighting legend, Mirko 'Cro Cop' Filipovic:
I visited Stockholm Sweden this summer and wrote this piece ahead of Gustafsson's title challenge at UFC 192:
I hope you find them insightful.