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Aaron Young is a high school student in Tennessee.
Aaron is a devoted fan and follower of the NBA, college sports, motorsports, MMA, K-1, and golf, but he can enjoy just about any sport.
He began his writing career in June 2010, writing articles for Bleacher Report. Aaron's articles on that website have gained over 30,000 reads.
Having joined RealSportsNet in October 2010, Aaron looks forward to reporting to the best of his abilities for this website.
Besides sports, Aaron is interested in movies, music, politics, and poker.
Aaron Jagodic On Thursday, 10 February 2011. Views: 2626
The Hall-of-Famer's 23-year run comes to an end in Utah
On Thursday evening, one of professional sports' most prestigious and renowned coaching tenures came to an abrupt end. After serving as head coach of the Utah Jazz for 23 seasons, Jerry Sloan announced his resignation from the organization.
Sloan, who had reportedly signed a one-year contract extension on Monday, said that it was time to move on in his blunt and deliberate manner of speaking. Also stepping down from the team after 23 years as assistant coach is Phil Johnson, who has been voted as the league's top assistant four times.
Aaron Young On Sunday, 28 November 2010. Views: 4020
What Would There Be To Gain From The Card?
"I've [or, we] pulled everything out of the trick box that I can and I can't get a TV deal over there with Pride. I don't think they want us there. I don't think they want me there." Those were UFC President Dana White's words in August 2007 concerning the failed revival of Pride Fighting Championships after Zuffa and Ultimate Fighting Championship co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta purchased the promotion on March 27, 2007.
Aaron Young On Friday, 26 November 2010. Views: 2393
At 48, Is Walker Too Old To Make It As A Mixed Martial Artist?
1981 Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Allen has served as a football analyst most of his post-football life. 1983 Heisman winner Mike Rozier has established a career in public speaking and appearances. So where is the player that hoisted the trophy in 1982? After retiring in 1997, Herschel Walker spent the next decade dabbling in different fields such as professing his born-again Christian beliefs and appearing as a contestant on the third season of Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice.
Aaron Young On Monday, 22 November 2010. Views: 2001
Fallout from UFC 123?
In a matter of just 21 seconds, one of the UFC's most historic feuds was put to rest on Saturday night. With just one quick series of punches, B.J. Penn finished Matt Hughes in a rubber match between the former UFC Welterweight Champions.
This fight was one of the most meaningful in the careers of both fighters. The result of this bout serves as a turning point for the veteran rivals. Where do these two UFC legends go from UFC 123?
Aaron Young On Friday, 19 November 2010. Views: 3008
Will The Dominant Aldo Ever Square Off Against Sandro
In the last year, Jose Aldo has become one of mixed martial art's most enigmatic fighters and has established himself as the sport's most prodigal talent. The Brazilian featherweight has won eleven consecutive fights since suffering his one and only career loss in November 2005. "The Brazilian Cobra" has claimed eight of those victories whilst competing for World Extreme Cagefighting and earned the company's Featherweight Championship on November 18, 2009 with his defeat of Mike Brown.
Aaron Young On Friday, 19 November 2010. Views: 1834
Would The Rubber Match Benefit Either Fighter?
On July 11, 2009, in one of the company's most anticipated bouts ever, Brock Lesnar, who was at the time the defending UFC Heavyweight Champion defeated Frank Mir, the defending UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion, to unify the two titles. The, adversaries had fought once before when Mir submitted Lesnar at UFC 81 on February 2, 2008.
Aaron Young On Thursday, 11 November 2010. Views: 1894
Key Matchups To Watch Out For
On November 13, the UFC will return to Germany for UFC 122: Marquardt Vs. Okami.
The main event of the evening will be a middleweight contest between Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami with the winner most likely earning a title shot. While that fight certainly has great potential, this card is intriguing from the top to the bottom.
Aaron Young On Thursday, 04 November 2010. Views: 2884
How Would It Benefit Both Promotions?
As I'm sure you have read, Strikeforce founder and CEO Scott Coker and Bellator Fighting Championships co-founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney are currently engaged in war of words brought on by the recent rumors concerning potential "super-fights" between the rival companies.
Aaron Young On Tuesday, 02 November 2010. Views: 1918
Could Cain defeat Alistair?
At UFC 121 on October 23, the undefeated Cain Velasquez dominated the defending UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar, who at the time had suffered only one loss.
That night, Velasquez exited the Honda Center as the new UFC Heavyweight Champion and a phenomenon in the world of mixed martial arts.