An early look at UFC 240 in Edmonton

An early look at UFC 240 in Edmonton

After a disappointing debut card, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to Edmonton for UFC 240 on July 27 at Rogers Place. The full fight lineup has not been made official, but there have been a few fights announced, including the main event, which features Canada’s adopted son Max Holloway defending his featherweight belt […]

Brody Clarke is putting in the work on and off the basketball court

Brody Clarke is putting in the work on and off the basketball court

Brody Clarke was born to play basketball. This statement has defined Clarke’s tenure in the sport due to the fact that his parents are notable basketball players Norman Clarke and Natalie Vukovich. While there is no denying his natural abilities and their contributions to Clarke’s development as a player — Clarke has elevated his game […]

Gamers battle at OverKlocked Gaming’s Dota 2 Tournament in Edmonton

Gamers battle at OverKlocked Gaming’s Dota 2 Tournament in Edmonton

On Saturday, May 18, four teams engaged in digital combat during the Dota 2 Tournament at OverKlocked Gaming. Teams of five competed in the triannual Dota 2 competition, which was a winner-takes-all tournament that featured a round robin with the top two teams advancing to a final. The winning squad, Team Mike, won the tournament […]

Craig Shintani is set to make the long walk back to the Unified cage

Craig Shintani is set to make the long walk back to the Unified cage

It has been a long road back to the Unified MMA cage for local fighter Craig Shintani after locking in a guillotine choke nearly two years ago against Garret Nybakken. But on Friday night he will make the walk at Unified 35 against Neal Anderson. Shintani’s journey in mixed-martial arts (MMA) began on a whim […]

Review: Vocal Alchemy welcomes spring in Edmonton with Songs & Sonnets

Review: Vocal Alchemy welcomes spring in Edmonton with Songs & Sonnets

Edmonton finally got its first taste of spring and Vocal Alchemy’s concert Songs & Sonnets provided a unique take on the season. On Saturday, May 11, 100 choristers took to the stage at McDougall United Church, dawning bright colours to deliver a musical representation of spring. Vocal Alchemy was founded in 2002 and is a […]

It is a tough road to the UFC for Edmonton fighters

It is a tough road to the UFC for Edmonton fighters

“Do you wanna be a fighter?” These infamous words from Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White have become the mantra for fighters looking to compete in the UFC since 2005, but wanting it is often not the problem. Climbing the ranks from an amateur mixed-martial arts (MMA) fighter to the UFC takes a combination of […]