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Tim Bissell was a longtime writer, editor and deputy site manager for Bloody Elbow. Tim also owns and operates Sumo Stomp!, a newsletter for both new and veteran sumo fans.
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I'm Nate Wilcox, the host of Let It Roll, owner/editor of The MMA Draw
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Hi, I'm your resident know-it-all knucklehead with his fingers in a few pies around here. I've been part of the crew since 2014 and I'm never too far from where the weird stuff is.
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I wrote for Bloody Elbow for ten years. I'm still lurking and occasionally guesting.