mixed martial arts

Want to know how to become a successful mixed martial artist while still remaining a heck of a nice guy? Read on for UFC fighter Darren Uyenoyama's story!
The "Upstairs-Downstairs" principle is applicable in many martial arts - MMA, BJJ, muay thai, wrestling, self-defense and more. Learn the principle as it applies to a variety of sports.
What message are you sending when you suit up for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class? Make sure it is the right message, one that will make people want to train with you.
Ever heard a grappler talk about going to “gi” or “no-gi” class? What does it mean? How do they compare? Do they differ in ways that make a difference? Read on for more details.
What exactly IS wrong with Randy Couture's ear?!? Beauty is in the eye - and for some, the ear - of the beholder. Read on for more details about cauliflower ear.
In part 1 of our interview with Hackleman, he told us about the evolution of The Pit, from garage gym to mega-gym. This week we get more into the details of what it's like to train at The Pit.
John Hackleman, founder of The Pit, seems like a guy who would train fighters - big, bald, covered in tattoos, and full of prison jokes. Learn how John went from nurse to world-class coach.
You know MMA consists of wrestling, submissions, and striking - but do you know the difference between the various styles of striking? What makes Muay Thai and kickboxing different?
With the rise in popularity of the UFC and Ultimate Fighter, you may have some friends who are new fans of MMA. Now, how to get them to watch without annoying you? Have them read these articles.
The technical stand-up is a way to move from a seated position to standing that protects the person from being physically compromised, in either a sport or a self-defense situation.
So, how does one go about becoming the general manager of a world famous MMA gym? Scott McKendry found his way in through being a student at the world-famous Team Quest gym in Portland, Oregon.
After a number of years on the fringe, mixed martial arts (MMA) has lodged itself firmly in the national Zeitgeist. As a new fan, there are a lot of terms to learn and this guide can help you.
More and more people some familiarity with wrestling due to the increasing popularity of Mixed Martial Arts and the UFC, but do you know what the three styles of wrestling are and how they differ?
There are three basic areas comprising the sport of Mixed Martial Arts - submission, striking, and wrestling. In this article we break it down and give you examples of styles and fighters.