UFC 193 Main Card Analysis – Jedrzejczyk v Letourneau

In the leadup to UFC 193 I will analyse the main card matchups, before weighing in with some good old fashioned prognostication.

What I do is take a look at all of the available statistics on both fighters, from the records of their career opponents to their in cage performances, to try and work out their relative strengths and weaknesses.

With this analysis I hope to look beyond the hype of each fighter to determine what they might do come fight night, and who might win.

This is the fourth and penultimate article on the main card matchups for UFC 193. Continue reading “UFC 193 Main Card Analysis – Jedrzejczyk v Letourneau”

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Whiskey Review – Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old

  • Mash bill – Exact percentages unknown, rumoured to be 70-80% corn and the rest split between wheat, rye and barley.
  • 53.5% Alcohol By Volume
  • Official Website

Van Winkle bourbons are some of the most sought after spirits on the planet. Limited releases and almost universal acclaim have made acquiring a bottle almost impossible, with examples sometimes retailing in the thousands of dollars. There is a cottage industry in even spotting bottles for sale, with the Pappy Tracker app and social media tie ins helping fans worldwide not only capture a bottle, but share the triumph with other fans. Continue reading “Whiskey Review – Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old”

UFC 193 Main Card Analysis – Hunt v Silva 2

In the leadup to UFC 193 I will analyse the main card matchups, before weighing in with some good old fashioned prognostication.

I will do this by analysing the career records and statistics of each fighter in order to understand their relative strengths and weaknesses, and use this insight to ultimately pick a winner.

This is the third article covering the main card matchups for UFC 193. The first article, covering the Struve v Rosholt fight, can be found here.

The second article, covering the Hall v Whittaker fight, can be found here.

UFC 193 Main Card – Fight 3 – Mark Hunt (8) v Antonio Silva (11) Continue reading “UFC 193 Main Card Analysis – Hunt v Silva 2”

UFC 193 Main Card Analysis – Hall v Whittaker

In the leadup to UFC 193 I will analyse the main card matchups, before weighing in with some good old fashioned prognostication.

To do this I will take a look at the career records and fight stats of each fighter to identify some of their individual strengths and weaknesses. This will help to pick the approach they will bring to the Octagon and should provide some insight into the result. We hope!

This article is the second in the series covering the main card matchups for UFC 193. The first article, covering the Struve v Rosholt fight, can be found here.

Second fight – Uriah Hall (10) v Robert Whittaker (14) Continue reading “UFC 193 Main Card Analysis – Hall v Whittaker”

Whisky review – Armorik French Double Maturation Single Malt

The Warengham distillery was established in 1900 by the eponymous family. Using the same copper alembic stills they use today, the family made their name as distillers of complicated herbal liqueurs -most famously Elixir d’Armorique. They maintained a high level of continued success in this field until Gilles Leizour (a trained chemist) took over from his father in 1984, and began a very successful diversification. Whisky distillation began in earnest from 1987. Continue reading “Whisky review – Armorik French Double Maturation Single Malt”

UFC 193 Main Card Analysis – Struve v Rosholt

In the leadup to UFC 193 I will analyse the main card matchups, before weighing in with some good old fashioned prognostication.

To do this I will take a look at the career records and fight stats of each fighter to identify some of their individual strengths and weaknesses. This will help to pick the approach they will bring to the Octagon and should provide some insight into the result. We hope!

First off – Stefan Struve (14) v Jared Rosholt Continue reading “UFC 193 Main Card Analysis – Struve v Rosholt”