The Defensor Tactical gun shop in Valley Park is giving away an AR-15 rifle painted like an American flag to benefit a charity that helps war veterans suffering with PTSD. "We coated the AR-15 in an American flag because the point is to be patriotic and help veterans," says Joel Fields, President o ... More >>
Jeremiah Raber wasn't planning on making "pecker protection" his mission in life. But that was before he watched his favorite mixed martial arts fighter, Matt Hughes, take two direct kicks to the family jewels and lose a match in 2006. Raber believes that it was because Hughes kept dropping his ha ... More >>
St. Louis firefighters are notorious for abusing their taxpayer-supported pension with nearly half of all firefighters retiring with some kind of "injury" granting them a lifetime of benefits. Often those same "disabled" firefighters -- who say they're too handicapped to work -- go on to engage in p ... More >>
9:30 p.m. Friday, December 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
James Wade: Don't worry. He's okay.Update: Daily RFT spoke to James Wade this afternoon. The boxer tells us that the fight actually lasted 17 seconds, not the ten seconds we reported earlier. It was an uppercut to the chin that knocked Wade to the mat. He says he was unconscious for a few seconds ... More >>
kimbo305.comKimbo Slice puts up his dukes Saturday in his pro boxing debut.Kimbo Slice made a name for himself knocking out opponents in backyard boxing matches broadcast on the Internet. Given his impressive clips as a brawler, many thought Slice (real name Kevin Ferguson) would be a natural for ... More >>
Our new issue is making its way to newsstands and has already found its way onto the Internets. So, what to look for in this week's issue? New staff writer John Tucker has his first cover story under his belt with "Daddy's Little Girl," the story of 12-year-old Madeline Green, a south-city tween ... More >>
This week's RFT feature story profiles a young mixed martial arts fighter named Justin Lawrence. A phenom from Pacific, Missouri, many local experts predict that Lawrence will become a UFC championWe're counting down the greatest hits in his brief amateur cage fighting career on Daily RFT and pairi ... More >>
This week's RFT feature story profiles a young mixed martial arts fighter named Justin Lawrence. A phenom from Pacific, Missouri, many local experts expect Lawrence will become a UFC champion. On Daily RFT, we'll countdown his greatest hits and pair them with excerpts from the story to provide a gli ... More >>
6:30 p.m. Friday, December 4. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
9 p.m. Thursday, November 26. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
You know, I'm not ordinarily a big fan of the whole mixed martial arts scene. Not for any real reason, to be honest, I just never managed to get into it much. I did, however, have a friend, a guy I've known since second grade, who was a huge MMA fan, and one of his favorite fighters was Mr. Ken Sham ... More >>
Milton "Skip" Ohlsen had big plans for mixed martial arts in St. Louis. Now it seems hes down for the count.
"Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, idiota, and consequently, any person born in Puerto Rico is a U.S. citizen."
Bow to your sensei.