The UFC has introduced leg reaches of fighters to their tale of the tape. Leg reach, even though not really crucial, can still have a slight influence on how an MMA fight will play out.
No matter what your chosen form of martial arts competition, keeping these simple techniques in mind will ensure that you never fear the guillotine choke.
This hub is a guide to get started training MMA striking on your own, or with friends. It provides the bare essentials for beginners to start practicing and build a foundation in MMA training.
China has always been hesitant towards its acceptance of mixed martial arts and favored their traditional styles. But a recent match has forced the country to confront this insecurity.
The Korean martial arts style of Tae Kwon Do has mixed results in its success in MMA let alone the UFC. However, it is possible to apply TKD moves into the MMA format.
While the sport of MMA is bringing together different martial arts styles, it's actually a combination of 4 combat sports: Wrestling, Boxing, Kickboxing/Muay Thai, and Grappling/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Martial arts is seen by the general public largely as recreational violence. It is sports, but one whose goal is to dominate your opponent. This view has fueled an internal rivalry.
This article illustrates the Mixed martial arts bout between former boxer Merciless Ray Mercer and former UFC Heavyweight champion Tim Silvia. Pictures, videos and commentary are listed in this hub.
MMA is a mix of different martial arts disciplines including Muay Thai, boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, etc. There are some pros and cons for the common martial arts used in MMA fight.
No matter what your grappling background, familiarizing yourself with the basic choke holds of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can make your overall grappling game much more effective.