Originals

Gladiator Profile – Jordin Tootoo

Gladiator Profile – Jordin Tootoo

| Craig Jones

Coming off the heels of an amazing World Juniors tournament, and a huge team Canada win in Halifax (Sorry for the questionable calls USA), it felt like the perfect time to look back at a… Read more

Gladiator Profile – Stu Grimson

Gladiator Profile – Stu Grimson

| Craig Jones

I have to start this one by saying something I know we’re all thinking…great nicknames are an absolute dime a dozen nowadays! Back in the day we had the likes of ‘The Hammer’, ‘Knuckles’, ‘The… Read more

Gladiator Profile – Darren Langdon

Gladiator Profile – Darren Langdon

| Craig Jones

Waddaya at Fight Fans? Me? I am doing pretty damn good because I get the opportunity to not only write about one of the 28 Newfoundlanders to ever play in the NHL, but also give… Read more

Gladiator Profile – Darren McCarty

Gladiator Profile – Darren McCarty

| Craig Jones

In honour of recently finishing the AMAZING Unrivaled: The Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche documentary (no recency bias I promise, it’s awesome!) I felt this would be the perfect time to write about one… Read more

Gladiator Profile – John Kordic

Gladiator Profile – John Kordic

| Craig Jones

Before I begin, I’d like to give a shoutout to @boone052 on IG for suggesting John Kordic as our next Gladiator profile. I am lucky enough to be able to research and share their stories,… Read more

Gladiator Profile – Tony Twist

Gladiator Profile – Tony Twist

| Craig Jones

“Come on, baby Let’s do the twist Come on, babyyyy Let’s do the twist”   Let’s be real, two people with great names  – Chubby Checker and Tony Twist. And to be fair, this is… Read more

Gladiator Profile – Todd Fedoruk

Gladiator Profile – Todd Fedoruk

| Craig Jones

While I’ve never had the privilege of meeting the man they call The Fridge, as a fellow Albertan, I’m pretty, pretty, pretttttttty sure it would be an awesome time. Hell, it takes a pretty self-aware… Read more

Gladiator Profile – Link Gaetz

Gladiator Profile – Link Gaetz

| Craig Jones

My eyes lit up when IG user @winstonbucey suggested Link Gaetz to be the next Gladiator Profile. I still have a theory that Link Gaetz had incepted Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka of Nintendo after… Read more

Gladiator Profile – Craig Adams

Gladiator Profile – Craig Adams

| Craig Jones

At Hockeyfights we pride ourselves on giving the fans what they want. This is a subtle reminder to other fight fans, if there’s a fighter you want to know more about, you just have to… Read more

Gladiator Profile – Dave Semenko

Gladiator Profile – Dave Semenko

| Craig Jones

If I had to place a wager, I would bet those that voted for Dave Semenko were a little more north than south in Alberta. In hindsight, I should have asked the fans if they… Read more