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“I’m Korean” in China

Years ago when I visited China, I was told to say I’m Chinese American who can’t speak a word of Chinese. I became Eric Chang, King of Lacrosse and Dodgeball. The guy who scored 800 in English on the SAT but scored a paltry 550 in math. The opposite of Asian was important to keep my disguise strong. I purposely spoke English loudly. Yes, I was having fun with it. Now, it’s a matter of survival. In this example, a Japanese sushi shop owner in China is transforming his shop to become a Korean owned sushi shop. It might stop the onslaught of rocks being thrown at his business. (Koreatimes – Korean in China)

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Campaign: “Give it Back”

Andre Ward (above) says: If it was me personally, I would admit defeat and say, ‘Here’s your belt back.’” (SFGate – Ward) Usually after a bad decision, people go to the tapes then they come up with the, “turn down the sound and then you’ll see…” but it’s not happening this time around? Why? Yes, maybe there’s not much else to find out. What’s left to do? Start a Twitter campaign for Tim Bradley to give the belt back? #GIVEITBACK ? Surely there’s tons of money in it for Bradley, so he’s not giving back a belt any time soon… It could be the difference of ten million dollars, but Bradley has to admit defeat against Pacquiao and still get a...

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Benson Henderson Takes the UFC Lightweight Title

Smiling with his mother who seems to play a huge role in his life, Benson Henderson took the UFC Lightweight title from Frankie Edgar is an epic battle. Using his size and energy, Henderson battered Edgar for five rounds and took the decision. Half Korean and half African American, Henderson was raised by his mother who seems to be his biggest fan. (Sherdog – Benson Henderson)  

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The evolution of MMA fighting in Japan

  The UFC is going to Japan so here’s a story that chronicles the evolution of MMA fighting in Japan. For you newbs to the MMA scene, this is actually important. It’s loaded with video so you’ll be able to get a quick sample of the hybrid wrestling / fighting, which then turned into different forms of MMA which still exist today. There is the K-1 which is all stand up mixed martial arts and there’s “everything else MMA”. (Bloodyelbow – MMA in Japan) Bas Rutten, now a commentator and trainer explains his first fight in Japan. [youtube]7UkuIJ_RLoU[/youtube]

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Asian Attacked in Chicago

This kid takes insane abuse from these teens who use the N word all too liberally for a bunch of middle class looking kids. There’s a lot of descriptions of who these kids are (most deleted their Facebooks). Who knows what will get done. Aside from the abuse he takes, these idiots are weak. They try a bunch of chokes to no avail… good thing. [youtube]CwYTEWklJ98[/youtube]

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