Archive for April 2010

Stitch, MMA's Favorite Cutman Gives Insight into a Dream Job

Jacob “Stitch” Duran is a warm and friendly face inside the octagon.  Why, because he is there to protect the fighters.  Although he is not the only one, he has a calming presence and a trusting smile that brings fighters a small amount of comfort if they think about the potential injuries they may incur... Read more »

Strikeforce Brings Heavy Hitters - MMA Fights Tomorrow Night

Alistar “The Demolitian Man”Overeem (32-11) has taken a long trip to face Brett “The Grim” Rogers (10-1) in St. Louis, MO. on Saturday, May 15th and will air on Showtime 9PM ET. This matchup seems a little strange to me.  But not so weird that I do not want to watch the outcome.  Overeem has... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit on May 15th, Exercise 4

The popularity of mixed martial arts has shed a lot of attention on how these athletes train.  Their overall routine is all encompassing, challenging and unique compared to many sports.  Because of the nature of training 4 different sports, along with the plyometrics and strength exercises that correspond to each of them, MMA training is... Read more »
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Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit on May 15th, Exercise 3

The results of a recent poll on the Bleacherreport.com (http://bleacherreport.com/articles/386155-strikeforce-st-louis-preview-qa-with-andrei-arlovski-antonio-silva) shows Andrei Arlovski favored to win his against Antonio “Big Foot” Silva, 84% to 14%, which takes place in St. Louis on May 15th.  The fight is hosted by Strikeforce and can be watched on Showtime.   Head-lining the card is Brett Rodgers, a Midwestern MMA... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit on May 15th, Exercise 2

Andrei Arlovski is a great reference to use when aspiring to look like a MMA athlete.  He has a physique that is perfect for so many sports, but truly ideal for a combat sports fighter.  Although many fighters have a lot less to work with and their legacy will never be their physical attributes and... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit by May 15th

Andrei Arlovski will take on Antonio Silva on Strikeforce’s May15th Showtime card.  As a Chicago resident, Arlovski maintains a strong local following from more than just the Russian and MMA community.  The Chi-town Belarussian has endured a career filled with dramatic upsets, his most recent to Brett Rodgers and Fedor Emelianko.  On the flip side,... Read more »
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Steroids - What are they? Who's Using Them?

Steroids are organic compounds that your body naturally manufactures.  Did you realize that cholesterol and testosterone are steroids?  There are so many steroids found naturally that have an amazing impact on our physical capabilities.  Because of this, anabolic steroids, those synthesized as a drug, are wide spread amongst the athletic community. Anabolic steroids simply put,... Read more »

Tito Ortiz Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence

Monday, April 26, 2010, Written and POsted on Sherdog.com this morning. by Loretta Hunt (lhunt@sherdog.com)   Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence on Monday, said Lt. Mike Reynolds of the Huntington Beach Police Department.   TMZ.com was one of the first to report police activity outside of... Read more »

MMA/Martial Arts Training, Fast Way to Drop Pregnancy Weight, 3 Fat Burning Workouts

I had my third child on March 29th.  Although I was active throughout my entire pregnancy with punching, kicking, teaching, weight training, yoga and so on, I had concerns about losing my pregnancy weight.  This is a concern that equalizes all mothers-to-be.     Eager to get back at it all, I really went straight... Read more »
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Strikeforce is Promising a Great Line up on May 15th

ROGER GRACIE TO MAKE STRIKEFORCE DEBUT AGAINST TWO-TIME NCAA AND FORMER MMA CHAMPION KEVIN RANDLEMAN, “JACARE” SOUZA TO BATTLE JOEY VILLASENOR MAY 15 AT SCOTTRADE CENTER IN ST. LOUIS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM STRIKEFORCE PR DEPARTMENT MORE EXCITEMENT ADDED TO THE HEAVYWEIGHT LINE UP FOR MAY 15TH.  NOT ONLY WILL ANDREI ARLOVSKI MEET BIG FOOT... Read more »