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.
Women MMA Fighters with Gina Carano, Cristiane Santos, Ronda Rousey and more.
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.
UFC 2 enjoyed a far larger audience that the original UFC, with better prepared fighters as they knew what to expect this time. Royce Gracie further established himself as the UFC Champion.
Sometimes when grappling you need to hurt someone to get out of a choke, lock or other submission. I talk about how to do it effectively.
Martial Arts are known for bravado these days. And its not everyday someone who uses it truly questions the truth of its effectiveness in an age where your style is going to be tested.
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.
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.
Grappling may not be the best idea when engaged in a street fight. Learn why the basic survival technique is to stand up quickly whenever you can. This is no MMA or UFC bout, in the street, your survival instinct is important.
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.