Chris Dempsey never knew being a Boy Scout would pay off—not like this, at any rate. The 26-year-old fighter from Ambridge, Pennsylvania, a small town about a half hour outside of Pittsburgh, received word last week that the UFC needed a fighter to step up to face Ilir Latifi (8-3, 1 NC) on the July 19 UFC Fight Night 46 card in Dublin, Ireland. To be considered for the bout, candidates had to meet a number of qualifications. They needed to pass a physical, an eye test, an EKG and a brain scan. read news >>
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The Shin-on-Shin sweep has become more and more common, but few people are teaching it right now. The BJJ Scout breaks down the cutting edge of sport Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. read news >>
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Expert analysts like BJJ Scout and Jack Slack have gained internet followings with their detailed breakdowns of martial arts techniques, but are they of any use to the people who fight for a living? The answer might surprise you.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC Tagged: (...) read news >>
K-1, the nearly 20-year-old kickboxing promotion, will for the first time hold open tryouts.
The organization on Tuesday announced it will conduct a search for fighters at Muscle Beach in the Los Angeles oceanfront suburb of Venice, Calif. Tryouts will take place on July 19 at 1 p.m. PT (4 p.m. ET).
According to a release, fighters who make the cut will be given a chance to fight in a 2012 K-1 event - and a shot at $2 million in prize mone
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Roy Jones Jr. is heading to Philadelphia to scout a future opponent that goes by the nickname of “The Spider”. read news >>