Brandon Li, Vassar College
The UFC fighter, once one of the best fighters in his league, has experienced an abrupt downfall.
Though the mixed martial artist has suffered a series of defeats since claiming the championship title, he has still demonstrated a high level of skill that shouldn’t be discounted.
The mixed martial artist seems to be stuck in the rut of a “gatekeeper” fighter — his skills are used as a benchmark to gauge others’, but he is unlikely to be a contender himself.
Though his opponent Jorge Masvidal entered the ring with improved knockout power and endurance, Usman remains unmatched in many areas of fighting skill.
The mixed martial arts champion has received backlash for personal and political attacks on other athletes, but some argue that his statements are excusable as a marketing tactic.
The 15th anniversary of Tsugumi Ohba’s anime is a prime time to revisit the action-packed, mysterious tale of a student who gains — and abuses — incredible power over human life.
Though success against better fighters is far from certain, the mixed martial artist has demonstrated defensive ability and striking accuracy that makes him a dangerous competitor.
The Chinese athlete broke records and dominated a wide array of Olympic events before failure to comply with drug testing protocols earned him a suspension from the sport.
The mixed martial arts champion received criticism for celebrating a victory he got by luck and initially rejected, but his actions do not nullify his undeniable accomplishment.
The esports franchise has made a string of questionable decisions to remove talented players from its League of Legends team which, over time, have led to a decline in the organization’s prestige.
The anime presents a diverse array of characters, each with a distinct motivation for their shared quest to attain the wish-granting Holy Grail.
After recent controversy and subpar performances, it remains to be seen whether the swimmer will qualify for the Tokyo Games.
More than one team has fired the professional League of Legends player for misbehavior, but he always manages to get another shot at redemption.
The professional League of Legends player has persevered in the face of much backlash throughout his long career.
The anime show about high school volleyball teams puts the power of teamwork, self-growth and ambition at its center.
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