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A career in prize fighting is one where the total sum of wins, dollars earned and recognition gained typically dictates how successful a fighter's time spent in the realm of combat sports is viewed. Much like its peers, mixed martial arts is a rigorous trade where very few things are given out freely, as every victory or rung on the ladder climbed is earned on a high-risk tilt. It's not referred to as the "hurt business" for nothing, and at the end of the day, it's the business side of things th read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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One of the best coaches in MMA talks about the evolution of the sport, and says that jiu-jitsu is poorly organized for MMA Firas Zahabi, who is considered as one of the great minds in Mixed Martial Arts, recently spoke about the evolution of the sport. In an excellent interview with BE Alum Patrick Wyman, the TriStar gym head coach says that he finds that the lack of adaptation and development of jiu-jitsu for MMA 'discouraging'. He says BJJ is 'poorly organized for MMA' and is still tailored mo read news >>

  • a month ago
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Watch the trailer for 'The New Masters', a documentary focusing on the evolution of MMA and traditional Kung Fu in China. 'The New Masters' is a documentary about the evolving martial arts scene in China. The film is currently in the works, and the crew, which includes China-based Fight Land writer Sascha Matuszak, Christopher Cherry and David Dempsey, have recently released the trailer to this film. Watch the video above which features several traditional martial artists along with modern MMA s read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC Featherweight champion thinks that his challenger wasn't tested against good strikers. Jose Aldo isn't impressed by Chad Mendes recent performances. Interviewed by Combate.com, the UFC Featherweight champion feels that the challenger has the 'same game' that was showed in their first fight on January of 2012. In the main event of UFC 142, Aldo was able to keep the fight standing -- with a little help of the fence -- and KO'd Mendes with a knee in the last second of the first round: "I se read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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More than striking power or a black belt in jiu-jitsu, the most important aspect of any successful mixed martial artist’s arsenal may be a short memory. Just ask Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza... read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Once again, the UFC 145lb. title challenger Chad Mendes feels that he has what it takes to beat Jose Aldo this time and hopes to repeat the success of his teammate T.J. Dillashaw against Nova Uniao. Chad Mendes believes that he has no reason to fear Jose Aldo in their rematch, which is scheduled for UFC 176 on August 2. Although he was knocked out by the UFC Featherweight champion in their previous bout, at UFC 142 on January of 2012, Mendes sees no improvement in his opponent's game, but he thi read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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A new member of the BE grappling team tells you how he really feels about the state of sport BJJ. A post by new BE Grappling Team Contributor Aaron Kampe, aka WrestleJitsu. This post originally came from his blog, WrestleJitsu - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Wrestlers. Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu dead? What's going on out there on those mats? I'm starting to feel more and more guilty when I defend it against people who call it karate. "No, no, no!" I say. "It's more like fighting." I say. But after this ye read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The evolution of Sergio Pettis is in full swing. Where most athletes come to the Octagon at a later age and seek out success on the strength of an established attack, the 20-year-old Roufusport fighter... read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Eddie Ng has found a ton of success under the ONE FC banner. With his constant evolution, Ng believes he has what it takes to defeat 30-fight veteran Vincent Latoel at Honor & Glory. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Before Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz battled for a memorable 25 minutes, the start of UFC 143’s broadcast unveiled a new pay-per-view intro. Goodbye to the chants and Roman gladiator, and hello.. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Sanchez tells Ari LeVaux about his evolution as a fighter, a return to his roots, and what the UFC, and Ross Pearson, should expect on June 7. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Ahead of tonight's World Series of Fighting 3 event, the organization has released a preview video focused on headliner Jon Fitch. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - Already the most dominant promotion in the MMA industry, the UFC enjoys a sizable chunk of the combat-sports landscape. But UFC's chief marketing officer said the company isn't going to stick with status quo. "We've got to have a brand-growth strategy, or else we're not going to win in the long run," Johnston told USA TODAY Sports. With that strategy need in mind, Johnston and the UFC recently partnered with electronic-music guru Deadmau5 to create a UFC-themed music video read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - It's not that Gray Maynard wants to forget about October. But he sure would love to move on from it. "You had to bring that up, didn't you?" Maynard asked MMAjunkie.com on Wednesday after a question about the first loss, which came at UFC 136 when Frankie Edgar knocked him out in the fourth round.  Sure, he'd love to have that one back. But he said he tried to pull as many positives from the title-fight setback as he could. read news >>

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