March 2011 Names in the Game

To Boldly Go

Back in the day—the “day” being approximately 1994—fighters were clueless in every regard. It wasn’t until everyone got their asses handed to them by a skinny Brazilian named Royce Gracie (being the culturally aware world citizen that I am, I thought he was a Mexican in pajamas) that they realized they had to train in [...]

MMA Gyms: Fighting Allowed

A“What’s up man? What happened bro?” I ask the young amateur fighter, who is obviously bubbling with anger about something so intensely that he can barely string a sentence together.   “Man, he, man, he kneed me in the face, man. I’m training to get better and I go hard too, and this guy, man…” [...]

Becoming A Standup Guy

Everybody loves a standup war. The constantly looming threat of a knockout is what draws people to combat sports. Knockouts sell tickets, and fighters that fight for the KO are always fan favorites. Regardless of your preferred fight game, every fighter must learn to navigate the minefield that is the standup game.   To be [...]

New Blood

Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. It garners more attention and new fans daily. The emergence of so many new athletes sometimes makes it hard for fans to notice some of the fighters on the verge of making it to the next level. takes you deep inside the sport [...]

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