E. Spencer Kyte is a Canadian mixed martial arts (MMA) journalist.
Based in Victoria, British Columbia, ESK is the author of Keyboard Kimura, the MMA blog of The Province, Vancouver's most read newspaper. He is also a regular contributor to UFC Magazine, UFC.com, and Fight Magazine.
You can follow him on Twitter: @spencerkyte
- Member Since:
- April 2012
- Based In:
- Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
There has been a lot of discussion in recent days about the ridiculousness of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in MMA when compared with other sports. Major League Baseball players are suspended for 50 games (just under 1/3 of their season) for testing positive for synthetic testosterone. MMA fighters continue to walk to the cage, therapeutic [...]
There is no one person to blame for the cancellation of UFC 151. On Thursday morning, UFC President Dana White informed the media of the chain of events that led to the organisation having to pull the plug on next weekend’s event. The short version of the things is that Dan Henderson got hurt, Lyoto [...]
The fate of women’s MMA rests squarely on the shoulders of 25-year-old Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. As Rousey goes, so goes women’s MMA. There are a lot of people who probably won’t like me saying that, but history shows us that continued exposure for female fighters is tied to the success or failure [...]
At the end of the day, no matter what you, me, or Bobby McGee thought the decision should be, Benson Henderson remains the UFC lightweight champion, while Frankie Edgar has been dealt back-to-back losses for the first time in his career. The decision will be debated for the next week (at least), but at the [...]
Before we get into the main event, the controversy, and the erroneous “robbery” calls, can we just give it up for a great night of fights? Please? UFC 149 was a rough one, but UFC 150 delivered in spades. From start to finish, this event was entertaining and full of action, and yes, I’m including [...]
The UFC is back in business this weekend, which means we’re back offering our thoughts on how the main card at UFC 150 is going to play out. Erin Tierney and I dissect each of the five fights on the pay-per-view portion of Sunday’s card, telling you who we think is going to have their [...]