Martial Arts

Kung phooey: A fist-fight in China turns into a clash between tradition and modernity

Kung phooeyA fist-fight in China turns into a clash between tradition and modernity<p>Why the government got scared<p>Asia<p>May 23rd 2017 | SHANGHAI<p>MOST …

China

MacDonald vs. Daley: In the Court of the Crimson King - VICE Sports

Rory MacDonald returned with a vengeance at Bellator 179 on Friday night. In front of a British crowd, MacDonald smothered English banger, Paul Daley before taking his back and securing a choke in the first half of the second round. Any fears of MacDonald being gun-shy were quickly dispelled as he …

UFC

Midnight Mania! 12-year-old girl chokes out 24-year-old in MMA debut

Welcome to Midnight Mania! And yes, this got weird.<p>Remember this? The 12 year old girl, Momo, who was booked to fight a 24-year-old in Japan? Well, …

Muay Thai

Team USA Holds Their Own at IFMAs but Need More Support - VICE Sports

<i>Photos by Lord K2 for IFMA</i><p>This years IFMAs marked the first event since Muay Thai was granted provisional status by the International Olympic Committee in December of 2016. It was something that the Muay Thai community had been fighting for years, and the significance of the matter was not …

Muay Thai

This ludicrous Muay Thai double knockdown became a race to see who could stand up first

Once in a great while we see something spectacular — and MAX Muay Thai in England gave us just that. A double knockdown.<p>Dorian Price and Jonathan Lecat were fighting when the pair struck each other at precisely the same time with a punch and elbow, respectively.<p>The referee, not missing a beat, …

Muay Thai

These Are The Self-Defense Moves You Need To Know

When you're in a dangerous situation, like being approached by an attacker or coming face-to-face with a mountain lion, your instincts take over. In most cases, your gut will tell you what to do to protect yourself, but being armed with a few basic self-defense techniques can certainly increase …

12-year-old wins MMA debut, chokes out opponent twice her age

A 12-year old girl making her mixed martial arts debut won her opening match by choking out an opponent twice her age.<p>Momo Shimizu, from Japan, …

Sports

Martial Arts legend Chuck Norris announced for Wizard World Philly

Martial arts champion, movie star (<i>Delta Force, Code of Silence, Missing in Action</i> and <i>Expendables 2)</i>, TV star (<i>Walker, Texas Ranger</i>), best-selling …

Chuck Norris

UFC vet in double KO in Thailand

There is no such thing as a KO in MMA, as it is understood in boxing. If for a moment a fighter is in danger and unable to intelligently defend, then …

Muay Thai

Aunkai Bujutsu, a martial art based on body awareness and the basics

In the south of Ardèche in France euronews meets Japan’s Akuzawa Minoru to learn about a martial art created at the beginning of the 21st century: Aunkai Bujutsu.<p>Aunkai Bujutsu teaches students to become more aware of their body, to shape it and be in sync with it in order to create a ‘martial …

European News

19-year-old victim identified as Andrew Pasap, local martial artist

Regina Police have not confirmed if the death is being treated as a homicide<p>A 19-year-old man who died after being rushed to hospital early Saturday …

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Watch The MMA Hour live today

The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show:<p>1:00 p.m. ET -- Rory MacDonald will talk about his successful Bellator debut …

UFC

Family remembers Andrew Pasap, who was killed Saturday morning in Regina

At one of his first out-of-province jiu jitsu competitions, a 16-year-old Andrew Pasap broke his elbow.<p>It swelled to the size of a grapefruit, but he …

Canadian News

Hypa Karate debut on Ultra Music with eclectic, infectious "Out Like This" [Premiere]

New <b>Ultra Music</b> signees <b>Hypa Karate</b> are out with their first single, "Out Like This", a track that throws house, bass, trap and tropical vibes together …

Karate

Santiago Ponzinibbio not worried about Gunnar Nelson's BJJ

Preparing for his first ever UFC main event, welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio feels ready to put on the performance of his career. Facing jiu-jitsu …

MMA & UFC

Federica Bianco Is the World’s Most Badass Astrophysicist

I met her as my boxing instructor. Which she still is. But when I learned she also had a Ph.D. in astrophysics, I thought I’d get to know her a little better.<p>The first time I met Federica Bianco, she was wearing a “Nasty Woman” t-shirt and punched me in the face, knocking out my right contact …

Tourists keep looking for Bruce Lee in the one place that can’t seem to remember him

When Bruce Lee was just a few months old, his family moved from San Francisco to Hong Kong’s Kowloon area, where he went to school, got into scraps, and began training in martial arts. Yet traces of the legendary fighter and movie star in the city are surprisingly rare, and the city’s most …

Hong Kong

ONE’s Angela Lee ready to shed ‘prospect’ label against Nunes

Angela Lee is 20 years young, a reigning and defending ONE atomweight champion, and by all accounts, a budding star on the other side of the world — …

MMA & UFC

Hand-To-Hand: 8 Best Martial Arts For Self Defense

No matter which way you spin it, the only self-defense tool you’re going to definitely have on you at all times is your own body. And while that …

Muay Thai

The MMA fighter who beat up a tai-chi master didn’t win the fight

The fighting monks of Shaolin Monastery in the Pagoda Forest on Song Mountain in China are globally adored. They’re real but have been made mythical in countless martial-arts movies and the Wu Tang Clan’s hip-hop.<p>Now, their ancient arts are allegedly threatened by the new. The Shaolin fighting …

T'ai Chi

An easy way to choke someone out with a jacket

In a real life self-defense situation, using whatever is at your disposal can help keep you safe and potentially save your life.<p>In this video from …

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brother Finds 'Feminine Product' While Doing Yard Work. He Asks Why it's Baseball-Themed...

<i>Note: This article contains graphic content.</i><p>Parents have a wonderful ability to see ordinary objects in an innocent light.<p>For example, there was the …

Tae Kwon Do

Man convicted of luring children with martial arts lesson then sexually abusing them

An Elsmere man was found guilty this week of luring children to his home with the promise of martial arts lessons then sexually abuse them, according …

Crime

Tai chi practitioner vs. Sanshou kickboxer – does NOT last long

In the video below we see what happens when a Tai chi practitioner tests his skills against a Sanshou kickboxer and it doesn’t last very long at …

T'ai Chi

Cannes: HBO, China Movie Channel to Co-Produce More Martial Arts Films (Exclusive)

The deal marks HBO's second co-production pact for the massive Chinese TV sector, which counts some 1.2 billion viewers.<p>HBO Asia is again partnering …

China

Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichok Previews ‘Dynasty Of Heroes’

In his last fight, Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirochoke faced the brightest prospect in the strawweight division, an opponent 17 years his junior. The Thai …

MMA & UFC

70-Year-Old Kung Fu Master Li Liangui Demonstrates the Body Contorting Art of Suogugong

Great Big Story visited 70-year-old kung fu master Li Liangui to talk about how he spent the last 50 years contorting his body into impossible …

The New Ninja Warrior in 'For Honor' Is Hard to Master But Totally Worth It

The Shinobi, one of two new playable heroes added to <i>For Honor</i>’s first DLC, <i>Shadow & Might</i>, is a merciless assassin who embraces the true power of what …

For Honor

Taekwondo hunts for new stars

Philippine taekwondo, one of the country’s go-to sports in international competitions, will start a brand-new search for the next champion this …

Tae Kwon Do

Ryu making her own legend

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – So Yeon Ryu can’t seem to escape Lexi Thompson’s shadow.<p>Thompson was all the buzz in Wednesday’s pro-am at the Kingsmill …

Golf