Archive for August 2010

Pro MMA Fighters that Don't Fight - What's Up With That?

Although you do not see the leg lift here, this exercise can become more challenging by walking out further on your hands and then lifting one leg at a time.
  Should a fighter be able to shelf himself? The question of Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva having a re-match was raised after this weekend’s UFC 117.  Silva’s performance has been called unimpressive and Sonnen gained a lot of supporters for his overall aggressive approach and capability to take a beating, while winning the cards. ... Read more »

MMA Judging Questioned

MMA Struggles with Judging Issues BY Jeff Cain/MMA Weekly.com There’s a problem with judging in mixed martial arts and everyone knows it. MMA judging has long been criticized. To illustrate how little confidence there is in the assigned judges rendering a correct decision, it’s a common phrase within the industry to “not leave it in... Read more »

XFO Brings a MMA Bout to Chicagoland Saturday the 14th

XFO 36 Outdoor War is this Saturday, August 14th at Sideouts (4018 Roberts Road) in Island Lake, Illinois.  There are over 30 Professional and Amateur MMA fights scheduled.  For tickets go to www.xfomma.com. or more information call Jeff Curran Martial Arts, 815-356-0454.
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UFC 117 Predictions

With an exciting card like UFC 117, making predictions and discussing hopeful wins is required.  I’ll admit there have been many UFC cards recently that have sent me back to just being a simple baseball fan.  So this is what I hope to see on August 7 at the Oracle Arena. Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen... Read more »

"Deadliest Warrior" Puts Navy Seals Against Israeli Soldiers

Although the season finale of “Deadliest Warriors” has past, I am curious how people thought this challenge would turn out.  Of the fans that love the show, did you think the results would be different.  Check out this write-up on the episode. http://nyblueprint.com/articles/view.aspx?id=756 Check out a clip from SPIKE TV’s website for the “Deadliest Warrior”... Read more »

Angelina Jolie Trains MMA for Fight Scenes in SALT

Angelia Jolie plays CIA officer, Evelyn Salt in SALT a ‘senseless blast’, according to David Edelstien of New York Magazine.  In fact, SALT, which has grossed over $70 million is receiving a nice array of reviews that seem to get exactly the type of movie it is intended to be – ACTION, ACTION, ACTION.  Ann... Read more »
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