Tag: MMA in movies

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 »

MMA Fighters Turn Movie/TV Stars

Amazing to see the cross over that these MMA fighters have had in the world of entertainment.                             Taken from Bleacherreport.com , written by Ken Beckett  http://bleacherreport.com/articles/402759-top-10-mma-fighters-turned-tvmovie-stars With MMA now the fastest growing sport in the world, television and movie execs are beginning... Read more »

New Moon Ashley Greene is Using MMA Training to Toughen Up

Ashley Green who graces the cover of Maxim Magazine and actress in the highly anticipated film New Moon says she did mixed martial arts training to prep for her fight scenes in Eclipse and Breaking Dawn, which are the final two films in the Twlight saga. Green who plays vampire Alice Cullen, one of the... Read more »

Hollywood Turns to the MMA World for Action Stars

Rampage Jackson is the newest member of the MMA community to get a shot at Hollywood stardom.  Although there have been a slew of WEC/WWF personalities to meet a punch or body slam on screen, I think Hollywood recognizes the hammy presence of many a UFC fighter.   With icons in MMA like Randy Couture... Read more »