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Is Jon Jones really the best fighter ever?

Any fighters consider Jon “Bones” Jones the best fighter ever, including Daniel Cormier. Though he probably did it to troll the internet, it isn’t a far-fetched statement. 111 more words

Combat Sports

Can Tech Solve Injury Problems for MMA Fighters?

For anyone who’s a fan of combat sports, there’s nothing more frustrating than having one of the main fighters pull out of an anticipated fight due to injury. 199 more words

MMA

Ready For Letdown at 200

Sitting here today got me to thinking about the MMA world once again. As a huge fan of the sport, I don’t really understand the rationale of not have a McGregor-less UFC 200. 393 more words

National

'The Fight Professor' Stephen Quadros Talks Pride Glory Days, UFC and Conor McGregor

Stephen Quadros is known as ‘The Fight Professor’ for a reason. He has been involved with every single aspect of the martial arts. As lifelong practitioner, the former judge in the UFC’s early days and Pride commentator has been cage-side for some of the most memorable moments in the sport. 46 more words

Combat Sports

The Empowerment of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Yes, the picture for the post is me choking a dude. How did I learn to choke someone so efficiently? I have been practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for almost five years. 1,928 more words

Crunch Time: Pro boxers in Olympics is a mismatch

Note: This is the Crunch Time I wrote for this week’s issue of the Cheney Free Press.

Fight fans who watch the boxing events during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, may see some familiar faces and world champions compete alongside the amateur fighters who hope to capture the gold medal in their weight division. 719 more words

Sports

How the Concept of Specificity is Incorrectly Applied in Combat Sports

If you do a search on YouTube, you can easily find many people perscribing workout plans that seem rather odd. Things such as lifting weights on unstable surfaces to develop balance, throwing punches with resistance bands, pulling sleds and other exercises are all the rage. 333 more words

Strength