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As for Combat, Fighting, and Self-Defense: Interchangeable Terms? Or are they?

First, combat and combatives are more in line with the military system of hand-to-hand. Where I come into an issue is the actual “New” combative martial arts instituted within the military, i.e. with my focus toward MCMAP, they seemShow More Summary

UFC explains decision to postpone previously-announced return to London: 'We don't want to overdo it'

It's not uncommon, at least in 2014, to have Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hold two events in one day. Just last month, UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm, Sweden, went down on Oct. 4, the same day as UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Show More Summary

Chris 'Huggy Bear' Barnett: The Heavyweight You Should Be Talking About

For a grown man in a teddy bear costume, Chris Barnett may be the most unassuming heavyweight fighter on the planet. Physically, the man who goes by “Huggy Bear” is a walking contradiction to everything the common fan might associate with being an MMA fighter. Show More Summary

UFC 184: Vitor Belfort 'stronger, lighter, and faster' after scrapping 'boring' TRT treatment

Vitor Belfort was injecting himself with Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), but the truth is, he didn't even like it. Sure, it made him look good, but "The Phenom" is actually much better off since abandoning the controversial treatment. Show More Summary

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson staredown video from UFC on FOX 14 presser in Stockholm

Hard to believe, but this fight is less than two months away. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send Alexander Gustafsson into the UFC on FOX 14 main event to battle fellow light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, on Jan. Show More Summary

UFC: Kelvin Gastelum Is Very Much Ready for a Test Like Tyron Woodley

You're in a building. Big one, lots of floors. You're on the ground floor, and you have to get to the top. There are stairs, but you're lazy and you don't want to take them. Luckily, there are two elevators: One that goes up, and the...Show More Summary

UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 57

With a dominant win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar is back in the running for a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Although Edgar has only made three appearances since losing to Aldo in February 2013, he's stopped Swanson and BJ Penn in back-to-back outings. Show More Summary

John Dodson: Whether It's D.J. or T.J., I'm Coming for Gold in 2015

John Dodson has his sights set on winning a UFC title in 2015, and "The Magician" doesn't particularly care which division it comes in. Even though the 30-year-old knockout artist is a former title challenger and perennial contenderShow More Summary

Matt Wiman: Trying to obtain right UFC sponsorship is like dealing with drug dealers

"Puff, puff, pass?" It's more like "pass, pass, pass," as Wiman isn't interested in dealing with "sleazy' people just to land a sponsorship deal. Matt Wiman made his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon this past weekend (Sat., Nov 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 after being away from the fight game for two years. Show More Summary

UFC rankings updated after UFC Fight Night 57: Frankie Edgar climbs to No. 2, Edson Barboza skyrockets to No. 6

And for what it's worth, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva took back his No. 7 spot from Ronda Rousey in the pound-for-pound rankings. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 57, which went down this past weekend (Sat., Nov. Show More Summary

Will Brooks and the 5 Best Fighters in Bellator Right Now

Bellator MMA has carved itself a nice spot in the mixed martial arts community. With the return of Scott Coker as the organization’s president, there seems to be a growing air of confidence that the promotion is heading in a better direction, per Sports Illustrated. Show More Summary

UFC 183: Tyron Woodley insists Kelvin Gastelum is just as dangerous as Hector Lombard

If you think for one second Woodley is afraid of Lombard, think again. Much has been made about Tyron Woodley's refusal to take on Hector Lombard inside the Octagon, drawing the ire of mixed martial arts (MMA) fans around the globe who'd...Show More Summary

Hi-larious Knockout of the Day: Amateur Fighter Sprints Across Cage, Destroys Opponent With “Usain Bolt” Punch

(Props to the UG.) "Don't be so hard on yourself, Tommy. There was literally no way you could have seen that punch coming."

Exquisite aikido! Daniel Toutain Sensei at FAA Auray Summer Camp of 2013

This is a compilation of scenes from the FAA Auray Summer Camp of 2013 conducted by Daniel Toutain Sensei in Auray, France. This video is beautifully edited and showcases the exquiste aikido of Toutain Sensei, a direct disciple of Morihiro Saito Shihan… Click here to watch video

Corey Anderson vs. Justin Jones set for UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a last-minute switcheroo for the upcoming UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Dec. 6, 2014 inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Corey Anderson will now face Justin Jones. Jones replaces Jonathan Wilson, who was removed from the "Hendricks vs. Show More Summary

Diaphragm and Stomach = Breathing

Often, in martial practice I am asked how to breath properly. I often answer with, “It depends.” So today, I am going to lay out the very fundamentals of breathing. First, proper breathing involves many things but the absolute fundamental is that breathing involves the stomach and the diaphragm. Show More Summary

Urijah Faber: 'Amazing' TJ Dillashaw has a great, great style for Jose Aldo

"You know, part of the reason of why TJ is so great is that he really believes in himself and he's an amazing athlete. So we'd really have to ask Barao how he matches up with Aldo. I imagine that they're sparring partners and they work together and it can't be that one-sided. Show More Summary

The Monday After: Final thoughts on UFC Fight Night 57

Let's take a look back on UFC Fight Night 57. The great, and the not-so-great moments from a night of fights in Austin, Texas. Greetings Maniacs! After last week's super busy night of three fight cards all going on simultaneously, this...Show More Summary

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