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History is perspective...

I actually missed the first three UFC’s, but I was given them on a VHS tape not long afterwards. I think people training today have a hard time imagining that in those days Brazilian Jiujitsu instruction was not easy to find, and if you wanted to train in it you had to ally yourself with them against the rest of the martial arts world. 478 more words


The need for balance in today's martial arts community

For me personally, I “stumble upon” ideas over a period of time. The process for me seems to be that I begin with an idea, and toy with / experiment with it for a relatively long time and… 489 more words

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Angela Hill has found her groove in Invicta

When a fighter gets cut from the UFC roster, it’s easy to sit back and ponder the reasons they were released in the first place – and whether or not they deserved to be ousted from the promotion in the first place. 400 more words

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UFC 200 gets Nate Diaz v. Conor McGregor, Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo rematches

Just some thoughts I had on the recently announced rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz

Well fight fans the UFC announced that the rematch between Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight match. 262 more words

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Fight Theater: Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez

Demetrious Johnson defended his belt for the third time when he beat Joseph Benavidez in 2013. Johnson still holds his flyweight title and defends it again at UFC 197 when he takes on Henry Cejudo.

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Tiffany van Soest signs with Invicta, Glory

Invicta Fighting Championships’ roster got a bit of a shakeup this morning as the promotion announced they signed a contract with Van Soest. This comes off the heels of “Time Bomb” signing with Glory Kickboxing. 291 more words

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Cris Cyborg to meet Leslie Smith

Fans of Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino won’t have to wait much longer to see her fight in the octagon. UFC announced that Justino would meet Leslie Smith at UFC 198, in May in her home country of Brazil. 175 more words

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