Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts

David V.S. Goliath

Can a much smaller man beat a much larger man in a fight? The answer is yes ladies and gentlemen. While much stress is placed on the size of the dog in the fight, it often is the size of the fight in the dog that makes the difference. Check[…]

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The Ultimate Fighter Season 7 Finally

We’re in for a good fight as Kendall Grove steps in the Octogon, Saturday, June 21st against Evan Tanner to see who will be The Ultimate Fighter. There will be some other good match ups as well including: * Luigi Fioravanti vs. Diego Sanchez * C.B. Dollaway vs. TBA *[…]

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Go 5 Rounds At 100% With This Cardio Workout.

You may have heard that MMA is one of the most physically demanding sports today. Because mixed martial arts utilizes the entire body, it takes a tremendous amount of strength and energy to give 100% in the ring for 3 to 5 rounds. Good cardiovascular exercise is a key component[…]

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The Art Of The Snake: Anaconda Choke

The Anaconda Choke is a great submission. It’s simple and very effective. Here’s what it is and how to do it: Wikipedia: “An anaconda choke is an arm triangle from the front headlock position. The man on top threads his arm under the opponents neck and through the armpit, and[…]

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WCL Rules Are Designed To Generate Great Striking!

Chuck Norris’s World Combat League was designed to keep the fights off the ground and encourage heavy stand up action. Chuck’s goal was to get faster action and more knock outs. WCL RULES: “TECHNIQUES ALLOWED • Punching – Jab, Cross, Hook, Uppercut, and Spinning Backfist • Kicking – Front-Kicks, Roundhouse[…]

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Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) The basics.

Fightauthority: “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a grappling martial art that uses joint locks, strangulations, strong positioning to cause an opponent to submit / tap-out in competition or pass-out or break a joint in self defense. It is primarily a ground-fighting art and is well-known for its use in Mixed Martial[…]

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Cro Cop Cancels Match. Even Machines Have Down Time.

MMAMANIA: For better or for worse, former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic has withdrawn from his DREAM 4 grappling match against Ralek Gracie to give more recovery time to his nagging injuries according to Croatia’s Dnevnik.hr. Scheduled to fight in the DREAM 5 main event against K-1[…]

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Champions Don’t Use Excuses!

First the bad news: Thiago Alves, one of the main event fighters for UFC 85, has failed to make weight for his match up against former welterweight champion Matt Hughes. Now the good news: Matt Hughes has stepped up like a man and is more than happy to allow Alves[…]

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