Everyone’s heard of the UFC, but what about the UCF? That would be Ultimate Cricket Fighting, a new MMA league I’m trying to organize after reading that Chinese punters bet big bucks on gladiatorial contests involving crickets. Interestingly, it seems these crickets fight better (a) after they’ve just had sex, and (b) if they’re given a pre-match hit of Ecstasy. So basically, take your light-as-a-featherweight challenger out to a rave the night before, and he’ll be strapping that championship belt around his thorax in no time. Read more.
Celina Lin on poker in China; women at HS; and more
May 16, 2018