Joe Nolan

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BJJ: attacks from the De la Riva guard - Renzo Gracie e Christian Uflacker

One of the most popular open-guard options in the book, the De la Riva was developed by a student under Grandmaster Carlson Gracie in the 80s. His …

Martial Arts

How Senegalese Wrestling Became a Modern Martial Arts Sensation

The crowd is buzzing as the unforgiving Dakar sun beats down and the stadium fills past capacity. The air is thick with tension — one fears to step …

Martial Arts

The Top 5 Pound 4 Pound UFC Fighters of All Time

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is still relatively young in comparison to other sports, most notably its main “rival” boxing. In its 24-year …

Martial Arts

Every Justin Gaethje Fight Is The Fight Of The Year

Justin Gaethje is not going to last terribly long as a top-level UFC fighter, though you really only need to see the relentless lightweight fight …

Conor McGregor

In wake of sexual assaults, Indian girls are learning to fight back

NEW DELHI — The schoolgirls ran into the auditorium, shouting, “Let’s go, let’s go,” in Hindi as they ushered one another into single-file lines. …

Martial Arts

In This Corner Podcast: Special 'Karate Kid' deep dive ahead of the new 'Cobra Kai' show

William Zabka stops by to discuss the impact of 'Karate Kid' and his reprisal of Johnny Lawrence<p><b>In this episode:</b> Brian Campbell is joined by Rafe …

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They Don't Know Kung Fu: Why Asian Actors are Ditching Martial Arts

How blockbusters are ditching racist stereotypes.<p>Asian movie stars have been stereotyped as kung fu masters for ages, but there’s a quiet revolution …

Martial Arts

How Insomnia Shaped Franz Kafka’s Creative Process and the Writing of The Metamorphosis: A New Study Published in The Lancet

Whatever else we take from it, Franz Kafka’s nightmarish fable <i>The M</i><i>etamorphosis</i> offers readers an especially anguished allegory on troubled sleep. …


Introducing Roberto Soldic: Europe’s most intimidating MMA prospect

KSW welterweight champion Roberto Soldic says he can feel his opponents’ fear as soon as he lands a clean punch on them.<p>“Robocop” cemented his status …

Martial Arts

A Punch-Out Successor Starring A Boxing Duck

There are a lot of ways to create a spiritual successor to Nintendo’s classic boxing game <i>Punch-Out!!</i> But <i>Pato Box,</i> with its black-and-white noir look, …


‘Karate Hottie’ Wrestles Much Bigger Casey For Decision Win

Strawweight fighters Michelle Waterson and Cortney Casey squared off inside the Octagon tonight (April 14, 2018) at UFC on Fox 29 from inside Gila …


Videos: 10 Best CG-Free Martial Arts Movies Of All Time

This is a new video from WhatCulture that lists the 10 best CG-free martial arts movies of all time. Not every movie has to have special effects and …

Martial Arts

RECAP! ‘Stylebender’ Remains Undefeated!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) finishers Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori battled it out last night (April 14, 2018) at UFC on FOX 29 from …

Martial Arts

After losing thriller to Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje believes he has five fights left

After competing in his third Fight of the Year contender bout in as many outings, Justin Gaethje has a message for the fans: Better come see me while …

Martial Arts

Highlights! ‘King Of Kung Fu’ Records Filthy KO At UFC Glendale

Talented Russian welterweight Muslim Salikhov finally made good on his tremendous potential earlier tonight (Sat., April 14, 2018) at UFC on FOX 29 …


Yodsanklai Fairtex faces Chris Ngimbi in ONE Super Series Kickboxing bout

Yodsanklai Fairtex vs. Chris Ngimbi<p>Muay Thai celebrity Yodsanklai Fairtex goes through the ropes on May 18 in Singapore. The outing follows his …


UFC Fight Night: Gaethje-Poirier may be instant classic

If you have seen Justin Gaethje fight once, you will never forget him.<p>Ever.<p>The UFC lightweight is like no one else you’ve ever seen fight. His …

Martial Arts

The London boxing club where fighting means family

In an old North London gym, sandwiched between Crouch End and Finsbury Park, a group of 30 boxers are receiving a bollocking.<p>“We don’t <i>play</i> boxing!” …


How To Throw A Straight Rear Punch - Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do Straight Blast Version

Bruce Lee

Martial Arts BS: Black Belt Magazine

Hawaii's Brother and Sister Duo - Christian and Angela Lee - Fight for MMA Titles in Singapore

MMA fighters from Hawaii are going to be busy in the upcoming months.<p>Brother and sister duo, Christian and Angela, Lee will be fighting on the ONE: …


CineMMA: The classic films of combat sports - Hard Times


Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker (TOTT) HD

Anthony Joshua

Don't Punch In A Street Fight Bruce Lee's JKD

Bruce Lee

The Forgotten Story of the First Black Female Wrestlers

In briefly choosing to honor the disgraced Fabulous Moolah at WrestleMania, WWE overlooked three African-American sisters and their friend who were actual pioneers in women's wrestling.<p>On the March 12 episode of Monday Night RAW, WWE announced it would name the inaugural women’s battle royal at …

Vince McMahon

(2004) Fists, Fangs and Film: Poison Clan Rocks the World!


Alexander Gustafsson Continues Assault On Luke Rockhold's Move To Light Heavyweight

With champion Daniel Cormier heading up to heavyweight to face Stipe Miocic, top light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has recently been involved in …

It’s a knockout: how the English language is rife with boxing metaphors | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Metaphors are pervasive in language. We think of time as money, arguments as battles and life as a race, classroom or stage.<p>More than just dramatic …

Midnight Mania! The Internet Roasts Dana’s UFC 3 Stats, Dana Explains

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight ...Welcome to Midnight Mania!Dana White is a playable character in EA …

Martial Arts

Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Cooper planned for UFC 224

After winning her UFC debut three weeks ago, it looks like Mackenzie Dern is headed to Brazil this May to be part of UFC 224.Right after winning her …