You might be thinking of taking up mixed martial arts, or have probably already signed up for an MMA class. But do you know what MMA is? Or do you know where to start? If you are not already a part of this thrilling sport, it can be very intimidating for you. This doesn’t mean you can't join MMA. With a little bit of preparation and enthusiasm to learn about MMA or other combat sports like BJJ or Muay Thai, you can enjoy this roller coaster journey through the MMA world.
On February 1st, 2021 the UFC 258 featured a bout between Anthony Hernandez and Rodolfo Vieira that saw Hernandez submitting Rodolfo Vieira via an arm-in guillotine choke in the second round. Although Vieira, a recent ADCC champion, was already a favorite, the odds of him losing and that too,
Following the brutal exchange of allegations and challenges between Dana White and Jake Paul, especially the retirement condition put forward by Jake Paul, Amanda Serrano, the multi-division boxing champion is climbing the bandwagon and asking Dana White to agree to Jake’s terms and in return, she’ll sign a one-fight contract deal with the UFC to fight Valentina Shevchenko for the featherweight championship.
“ADCC Hall of Fame: 3X champion Dean Lister. Dean has the highest submission rate in ADCC, a staggering 84% and achieved the ADCC triple crown (winning division, absolute and superfight). Dean was a pioneer of leg locks (why would you ignore 50% of the body?).”
Apart from the UFC 4, it seems that an MMA athlete has managed to cross over to the gaming world by landing themselves in one of the most globally well-known games none other than The Elder Scrolls V - Skyrim. And the MMA athlete to do it is none other than Robert Whittaker, who appears as Robert the...
Martial arts are renowned fighting styles that incorporate particular patterns of striking and grappling that diversify and distinguish them. Before the Ultimate Fighting Championship and similar MMA competitions, the term martial arts referred to the mainstream fighting styles Kung Fu, Karate or Muay Thai.
The third Gracie family member to be inducted into the ADCC Hall of Fame after Roger and Kyra Gracie, Royler Gracie has also left no doubt in the minds of all submission wrestling fans that the renowned family dominated this generation as well.
As per TMZ’s released footage, Chael Sonnen can be seen being detained by the Las Vegas police after an altercation that occurred at the Four Seasons Hotel on December 19. Sonnen was hit with 5 battery citations and has refused to release a statement following the brawl.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was released by the court and found not guilty of domestic violence charges filed by Clark County prosecutors last September following Jones' early-morning arrest outside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dominick Cruz, in an interview with Ariel Hawani, said, “I don’t regret what I said. I spoke from my heart. I wasn’t mean. I regret where I said it. Maybe I shouldn’t have said it there. Because that allowed the media to take it and do whatever they wanted with it.”
Kyra Gracie, one of the only two women Gracie family members to receive a black belt in BJJ, has been crowned as the ADCC’s fifth Hall of Famer, an announcement that comes a week after the submission wrestling federationannounced Ricardo Arona as the fourth inductee.
However, martial arts has become the most prominent sport around the globe on the basis of its practicalities and demand. Though, it has been practiced all around the world in undecisive or disguised shapes. People serve this art in many ways, some of them are very prominent and being added as a sports culture in today's world.
To be successful in Mixed Martial Arts, it is essential to have a strong core. Though training different components of MMA including Brazilian jiu-jitsu, boxing, and Muay Thai helps in strengthening the core. But that doesn’t overcome the importance of other core exercises.
It seems that the “Borz” who was calling out every active and retired athletehas drawn a line. In a Hustle MMA podcast, Khamzat Chimaev, the rising star of the UFC, explained why he refused to go on a podcast invite by Mike Tyson, a media outlet frequented by the likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov, Oscar De La Hoya, Claressa Shields and other notable personalities in the fighting world.
Training for mixed martial arts is not just beneficial for preparing for some competition, it comprehends plenty of health and fitness benefits as well. According to the latest research, MMA training is incredible when it comes to improving mental health and stress relief.
The ADCC has revealed the second athlete to be inducted into the ADCC Hall of Fame to be Andre Galvao. This revelation came on time as per ADCC’s announcement to reveal further Hall of Famers one by one every Monday.
The notorious UFC 267 event card that featured memorable fights left some very nasty injuries incurred by both winners and losers of the night. In quite a surprising turn of events, winner of the main championship event, Teixeira managed to get himself a 180-day suspension on account of medical conditions while Blachowicz only got a 7-day rest.
In a matter of a few days, the viral knockout photo of the former Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar has become one of the most shared contents on the internet. The knockout delivered by Marlon “Chito” Vera via a kick to the chin happened in the third and final round of the fight that lasted 3 minutes and 50 seconds in the UFC 268.
Setting the record for the 4th highest gate in Madison Square Garden, UFC 268 was a night of 14 winners, with 6 of them receiving the $50,000 bonus along with two others who, as per Dana White’s press conference remarks, will be getting something, if not the $50,000.
Islam Makhachev, coached by none other than Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father, Abdulmanap, had a decisive win over Dan the Hangman Hooker in the first round with a Kimura. After which, the sambo master made quick to go online and slam Israel Adesanya for saying he’d bet his money on Hooker.
Mixed Martial Arts, as the name suggests it’s a combat sport that incorporates fighting styles from all kinds of martial arts.In MMA you witness some deadly punches that come from boxing, elbows, and kicks from muay Thai, powerful takedowns from wrestling, and some lethal submissions from BJJ.
In a surprising turn of events, authorities have revealed that the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Lidell, who was arrested early Monday morning on a domestic violence charge, has opened up after arrests, telling the officers that the victim of the domestic violence, was in fact, Chuck Lidell himself.
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