MMA

  • The Dichotomy of Freedom

    “Freedom ain’t free”. A short, simple statement that serves to put on display the idea of irony. Now, the path to freedom will have a different look for many people. There is a key ingredient of sacrifice. This can be a sacrifice of time, which can keep you away...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Geometry

    One of the first phrases you’ll hear when you start training jiu-jitsu is “position before submission”. This principle, which is a helpful rule of thumb, introduces the importance of controlling your opponent before attempting to submit them. However, I believe that there is an even more important phrase, which...
  • Bellator 226 Results and Highlights

    San Jose, CA – Bellator 226 returned back to California’s original home of sanctioned MMA. Although the main event ended in an unfortunate incident of Bader accidentally poking Kongo in his eye, leaving him unable to continue, the six-fight main card featured high-level submissions in half of the evening’s...
  • Michelle Nicolini Edges Out Angela Lee in ONE FC Showdown

    12 July 2019 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again thrilled the capacity crowd at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. ONE: MASTERS OF DESTINY played host to a world-class martial arts spectacle. In the main event, kickboxing...
  • COMPLETE RESULTS & PHOTOS FOR BELLATOR 222: MACDONALD vs. GRACIE

    New York, MSG – June 14, 2019: Another big night of fights at the historic Madison Square Garden. It was also a big night for some notable names in jiu-jitsu which featured the return of one of the biggest surnames in the world of MMA and jiu-jitsu itself. Neiman...
  • WEIGH-IN RESULTS & PHOTOS FOR BELLATOR 222: MACDONALD vs. GRACIE

    NEW YORK – Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie will be broadcast exclusively on DAZN at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. Limited tickets remain and can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden box office, as well as through Bellator.com and Ticketmaster.com.  Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie Main Card: Welterweight World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout: Rory...
  • BELLATOR 222: MACDONALD VS. GRACIE MAIN CARD SET WITH SIX BOUTS FULL FIGHT CARD ANNOUNCED FOR MADISON SQUARE GARDEN IN NYC THIS FRIDAY – AIRING EXCLUSIVELY ON DAZN

    NEW YORK – The line-up for the highly anticipated Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie event has been completed with two title fights and 18 electric bouts in total filling out Bellator’s return to Madison Square Garden this Friday, June 14 – only on DAZN. The star-studded card is headlined by a double main event that...
  • Catching Pain With Erik Paulson

    We hear it all the time, “keep an open mind”. I think it’s safe to say that Minnesota native Erik Paulson is among the crop of people that continually keeps an open mind towards the subject matter of the combative arts. Having been around martial arts virtually his whole...
  • Weekend Update: AJ loses MMA debut; Marcio Andre wins F2W belt; results from Florida, Brazil and more

    Once again, the weekend was filled with thrills for Jiu-Jitsu fans. Both in the cage and on the mats, there was plenty of action for all tastes. Here’s a quick recap of what went in the Gentle Art universe since Friday. AJ Agazarm made his highly anticipated MMA debut,...
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