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Chris Weidman can defeat Anderson Silva at UFC 162

Posted on 11 March 2013 by Hunter Homistek

UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz v Weidman
Chris Weidman is set to take on middleweight champion and pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva at UFC 162.

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Combat Sports vs. Military Combat Training

Posted on 25 February 2013 by Dean Nielsen

Martial arts & self defense training in the Armed Forces has been a critical skill taught to every soldier that began basic training.  Although there is a huge following of MMA within the military combat sports aren’t necessarily how they train.  Since combat sports has rules and regulations this type of training isn’t as beneficial when it comes to self defense and one might think.  The military values functional movements that work quickly and effectively to hurt and even kill their combatant.  So, are their comparisons between military martial arts training and today’s MMA training?

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UFC 157 Main Card Predictions

Posted on 23 February 2013 by Hunter Homistek

CREDIT: fcfighter.com

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Aikido Martial Arts

Posted on 07 November 2012 by Tony Hackerott

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MMA The Beginning

Posted on 22 August 2012 by jcaudill

The idea behind mixed art fighting has been around since the first caveman punched another cro-magnon in the face then slammed him into the ground. But how did today’s sport find its roots? Well no one knows for sure, but there are systems which have been discussed throughout history. The term Mixed Martial Arts itself was first coined by Battlecade president Rick Blume back in 1995, but MMA is just a name.

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The Gentleman’s Sport: Bare Knuckle Boxing

Posted on 26 July 2012 by jcaudill

There are a few movies that delve into it, Any Which Way but Loose and Any Which Way you Can  are two that spring to mind.

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The Power Of Bruce Lee

Posted on 22 June 2012 by Tony Hackerott

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Which Martial Arts Style Is Best To Become An MMA Fighter?

Posted on 18 August 2011 by Jillian Bullock

By Jillian Bullock

World famous martial artist Brue Lee created Jeet Kune Do, which means “Way of the Intercepting Fist,” and he believed that only what worked for you should be used in martial arts and the rest discarded. Mixed martial arts can actually be compared to Jeet Kwon Do, which is a hybrid fighting system or fighting styles and theories from several different martial arts.

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Achieve Your Ultimate Fitness level, Silat Style!

Posted on 09 February 2011 by Tony Hackerott

The martial arts known as Silat is not very well known in the U.S. but it is very popular internationally!  This arts has now spread from Java, Singapore, and Thailand and Silat is said to have influenced the most popular martial arts in the US which is Okinawan karate.  Although you may never have heard of it or seen it performed check out this art and you will see for yourself that it is right up there with the best.  This art is also known for it’s intense training and hard workouts, so it is perfect for those who want to get into shape and lose some pounds!

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Kyokushin Kaikan, Karate

Posted on 08 June 2010 by Tony Hackerott

Kyokushin Karate is one of the toughest martial arts on the planet. Definitely not one for those of you who don’t like to be hit. If you do not like violence, you probably shouldn’t even peek through the windows. Masutatsu Oyama founded Kyokushin in 1964 and since then an amazing 12 million students have trained in this style. It is distinguished by it’s full contact training, stand up style and emphasis on it’s practicality and physical toughness.

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