mixed martial arts

From kickboxing to muay Thai, the overhand is an important weapon in any fighter’s arsenal.
The development of strength is just one part of the puzzle in making a complete fighter, martial artist, or professional athlete.
Top UK MMA coach and former M1 Champion Matt "12 Gauge"Thorpe provides step-by-step tutorials on anti-grappling techniques from standing.
Getting hit takes getting used to, but learning how to take a punch is vital to your success as a martial artist.
Cat Clark and Jaret MacIntosh have put together an amazing line-up to support up-and-coming fighters.
Ultimate Fighter 20 will be the first all-female cast, and the winner will be crowned the UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion.
Drinking a ton of water and saving your weight cut for the last day is actually better than gradual dehydrating. In this case, slow and steady does not win the race.
A solid ring (or cage) presence is all about quality movement, power, and conditioning. This workout can help you reach your potential as as fighter.
Today I am going elaborate on why this seemingly simple strike can have a dramatic effect on your fight game.
Having studied boxing and the martial arts for many years as both student and teacher, I have come to accept that to fight is to face uncertainty and paradox.
The diagnosis of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome left Hardy with an uncertain future, but now he's aiming his skill-set toward coaching and helping new fighters navigate all aspects of the MMA scene.
I recently spoke to MMA fighter Danielle “The Curse” West about her career and I wasn’t surprised to learn that one of the reasons she began fighting was because she wanted to help someone else.
Heart rate variability, or HRV, is becoming more common in sports, and for good reason. A recent study found it is particularly helpful for combat athletes.
The brainchild of two MMA business veterans, the U of MMA strives to create a positive community environment for both the fighters and the spectators.
This article focuses on three factors that can help prevent injury in MMA: strength, mobility, and flexibility. When these are in balance, you're much less likely to sustain an injury.
MMA is a young sport, which means there's not much research out there to help fighters train safely and effectively. New research supports the importance of a mobility program for combat athletes.
Headgear is one of the most important piece of equipment for fighters. Here are some important factors to consider when you buy it, and some reviews of 6 gear companies.