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Where modern Gladiators go to collide
Like solders in prison these warriors ride

Mono el mono this is how they believe
No smoking mirrors or tricks up their sleeve

Guillotine, arm bars and rear naked chokes
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu certainly isn’t no joke

Royce Gracie changed Mixed Martial Arts
“The Natural” Randy Couture, man what a heart!

Many men have risen and many have fell
To the powerful striking of Chuck Liddell

Ken Shamrock is a warrior who deserves his fame
At UFC 100 Mark Coleman proved he still has game

Big time wrestler Brock Lesnar proved he is no joke
As Anderson Silva continues making fools out of folk

Lyoto Machida is now a champion again
Along with the true Prodigy B.J. Penn

Who is my favorite fighter in the UFC
Without any doubt that would be GSP  

Written for Matt's Contest
Started within 30 seconds
written in about 30 minutes
(I had to look up how to
spell a lot of the words)
Actual writing time was about
5 minutes
In Honor Of Georges St.Pierre 
Excellent fighting skills

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  1. Date: 12/19/2009 12:08:00 PM
    GSP is pound for pound the greatest fighter on earth,the poem was unique,loved it.

  1. Date: 11/17/2009 1:54:00 PM
    This was a great read.Fighting isn't my thing but my oldest son watches every week I heard alot of these names.Thanks for your kind comment.Teresa

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 9:57:00 PM
    haha my husband would love this, hes a huge ufc fan!

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 9:46:00 AM
    Great poem Mr. Jordan ! My son Noah is involved in the arts,..he is being trained by a Kung Fu Champion in Japanese Shoalin Kung Fu. He is six. He's got a great head start ! And he is doing remarkably good. All the best with your entry ! james

  1. Date: 8/18/2009 2:05:00 PM
    I had to "google" UFC... I had watched those fights in the octogonal cage...(Sorry, I'm not a fan). I "too" spend minutes checking the spell!! : ) Good entry (on time!) to Matt's Contest. My best wishes. Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/18/2009 10:47:00 AM
    great write ...I too enjoy watching the ufc and wec....very nice

  1. Date: 8/18/2009 2:24:00 AM
    Thank you for your welcome comments today Michael I value your poetic evaluation and kind words.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/17/2009 8:28:00 AM
    Another great job, Michael!! Again...good luck wishes at Butte college!! Good for you !!

  1. Date: 8/17/2009 7:55:00 AM
    Thank you for your welcome blog comments today Michael.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/17/2009 7:54:00 AM
    Thank you for your welcome blog comments today Michael.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/17/2009 7:54:00 AM
    Absolutely outstanding writing Michael. Good luck in the contest my friend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/17/2009 4:11:00 AM
    They are some brutal fighters Michael...5 minutes..nice wishes in the contest.

  1. Date: 8/17/2009 12:21:00 AM
    Best wishes with this one Michael.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 8/16/2009 9:06:00 PM
    gorgeous tribute! Michael! the fighter I miss is Evan Tanner!.... he had a mystical heart that I admired!..... thanks for your wonderful comments while I was away camping with my Daughters! in some of my upcoming poetry I am addressing the need for mankind to move towards our "new-brain" as Robert Bly puts it...I feel our bottom "reptilian brain" holds mankind down.....great write! Michael! hope you are feeling good these days!! love, jimbo