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The Constant Quest for Balance Pt. 1

This is what the climb looks like. This is The Fighting Life. Read more by Duane Finley / Bleacher Report

One night in the fall of 1993 changed everything—or started everything—depending on how you look at it.

Under the bright lights of the McNichols Arena, a lanky Brazilian stepped into a chain-link cage called the Octagon and proceeded to twist and choke his way to a tournament championship.

Read more by Duane Finley / Bleacher Report

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