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My eBooks - Status

Just wanted to get it in that I have not forgotten about publishing my eBooks on the gokui and the terminologies. I work and I write all the time. One book is still being edited by a very good friend and I didn’t give them a deadline simply because I appreciate their efforts and the time it takes them to do this - for free. Show More Summary

Types of Emotional Response

First is the emotional response that precedes the rational and logical mind. Second is the kind of emotional reaction, slower then the quick-response, which simmers and brews first in our thoughts before it leads to feelings. The first...Show More Summary

Knockout of the Day: Fake Glove-Tapper Is Immediately Gut-Shot KO’d [VIDEO]

(Props: Trevor Fuller via reddit/MMA) This fight happened back in March, at a "Norway vs. England" East Coast Fight Factory event in Norfolk, but we've never seen it until today. English bantamweight Jay Webb (white trunks) comes out with his arm extended like he wants to tap gloves, but decides to pull a real C.S.F.P.A. Show More Summary

Highlight Reel of the Day: Duane “Bang” Ludwig Is Here to Throw Down, Y’all

While Duane "Bang" Ludwig experienced something of a career revival during his stint as Team Alpha Male's striking coach, he is a name that never really left the tongues of MMA fans with a true appreciation for the striking elements of the sport. Show More Summary

Six Scientific Reasons Why MMA Events Are a Great Place to Pick Up Women

("Oh my God, did that guy with the neckbeard just yell 'Kick his ass, Sea Bass?' TAKE US NOW, STUD." / Photo via InsideFitness) By Dr. SexyTime Attending a live Mixed Martial Arts event can be a total sausage-fest, both inside and outside the cage. Show More Summary

Great Job, Nevada!: Robert Drysdale Finally Handed Down Suspension For Failed Drug Test at TUF 19 Finale

("You have brought great shame upon your chest hair on this day, Mr. Drysdale." -- Brian Ebersole. Photo via MMAJunkie) When we last checked in with the Nevada State Athletic Commission's crack team of regulators, we learned that they...Show More Summary

Carlos Condit injury update: 'Killer' UFC return targeted for spring 2015

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Carlos Condit lost one year of his prime, thanks to an unfortunate injury suffered at UFC 171 back in March, one that sent "The Natural Born Killer" into reconstructive knee...Show More Summary

Hot Potato: 16 Photos (And Then Some) of XFC X-Girl Alessandra Batista

Alessandra Batista is a Brazilian model and dancer who performs ring girl duties as an XFC X-Girl. Alessandra is best known in her home country for being a professional hot chick on the TV show Legendarios. Follow her life on Instagram and Twitter, and check out 16 of our favorite Alessandra Batista photos in the gallery after the jump. Show More Summary

Poll: Who Should Jose Aldo Fight Next — Cub Swanson or Conor McGregor?

(Presented without comment.) It seems Jose Aldo won't even be given a chance to clean out the cobwebs from his epic war with Chad Mendes last weekend before we start discussing who he will face next. While the crowd vote seems to beShow More Summary

UFC 179 Videos: Aldo vs. Mendes Highlights, Conor McGregor and Anderson Silva Are Called Out + More

(Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes UFC 179 highlights, via UFC on FOX) In case you missed the action on Saturday night, check out this video recap of the five-round war between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio. Aldo came out of the...Show More Summary

The UFC Needs to Massively Scale Down The Amount of PPVs Each Year

("PPV buys are higher than ever, dummies. These goofy Internet fucks know NOTHING. Everything is fine."—Dana White doing his best impersonation of this guy. / Photo via Getty) By Mike Fagan Cain Velasquez became another victim (again) of the UFC's so-called “injury bug,” pulling out of UFC 180 with a knee injury. Show More Summary

Cutting Through The Bullsht: UFC 179 Edition

By Alex Giardini UFC 179: “Aldo vs. Mendes 2” proved to be exactly what we expected it to be, and that was a one-fight boxing card with a scintillating main event for the ages. The “greatest featherweight fight in history” was nothing...Show More Summary

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 — Main Card Results & Commentary

("Alright guys, kick some ass tomorrow night and give all these fans a great fuc-HOLY CRAP LOOK AT CONOR'S CUFFLINKS." / Photo via Getty) Two years and nine months after their controversial first meeting, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes are once again throwing down for the UFC featherweight title in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this time at the Maracanãzinho. Show More Summary

Styles ?

We have a lot of karate styles and until recent years it baffled me as to why. Especially when you finally understand all styles must adhere to the same fundamental principles to function as a system for combatives, fighting or self-defense. Show More Summary

Old Men and Fundamentals

Fundamentals are critical no matter what cause one day you get older and having a solid foundation in fundamental principles means you will still be formidable. Fundamental principles of martial systems never expire while youth does, speed does and so on. Show More Summary

Martial Arts and Perceptions in SD

Martial Arts and Perceptions in SD Note: I am not an SD expert. I am not an firearms expert. I am not a lawyer or attorney. I am not advocating any of the following as more than my thoughts, perceptions and theories on the subject involved. Show More Summary

Using the Scientific Method

Caveat: I make mistakes and if the article actually follows the scientific method properly and completely I will gladly amend this post in response to comments that are accepted as appropriate and support that view, etc. Using the scientific method to provide “evidence” of something is not as simple as one might think. Show More Summary

Welcome back! 15 of 16 TUF 20 contestants returning for Dec. 12 live finale on FOX Sports 1

Probably because without them, there would be two people in the entire division. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has created a strawweight division and rounded up 16 of the world's top 115-pound female fighters, who are currently slugging it out on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 combat sports reality show. Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey vs. Bryan Caraway? Joe Rogan open to 'chick vs dude' UFC fight if they both 'talk enough s--t'

I guess we should be glad that Joe Rogan is color commentator, and not Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmaker. That's because the former Fear Factor host would be open to letting men fight women, assuming they were in the same...Show More Summary

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