Tag: MMA

StrikeForce Brawl post mortem

  Seriously, Mayhem, you thought these guys would be cool with you busting in on their teammates? This is Nick and Nate Diaz in 1993, as kids. I’m told this photo captures their “happiest childhood moments.”   You’ve seen and read about the brawl, now check out what those involved have had to say looking... Read more »

Bully Beatdown

  Nick Diaz cocks a right at Jason Miller (black hair, with red strip) during the fight after the fights Saturday night By Elias Cepeda In addition to being a StrikeForce middleweight, Jason “Mayhem” Miller hosts an MTV reality show called “Bully Beatdown,” and Saturday night he seemed to mistake a real-life situation for his... Read more »

StrikeForce Nashville Quick Results

StrikeForce middleweight champion Jake Shields (top) rains down punches on Dan Henderson Photos – Esther Lin/StrikeForce                           Jake Shields (21-4-1) retained his StrikeForce Middleweight title with a unanimous five-round decision over Dan Henderson25-8). Scores were 49-45, 49-46 and 48-45 for Shields. “King Mo” Lawal (7-0)... Read more »

Nate Marquardt's Training Camp Gives Some Insight Into UFC 109 This Saturday

Nate Marquardt (29-8-2) has had a career filled with great opponents and opportunities. Although he is listed as a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu stylist, Marquardt at 185 pounds has displayed solid stand up skills in his fights against Damian Maia, WIlson Gouveia and Joe Doerksen.  Marquardt is scheduled to appear this Saturday on the UFC 109... Read more »

Krav Mage Featured on National Geographic's Fight Science

Fight Science is a popular show that reveals the science behind Mixed Martial Arts, Special Operations, and Self-Defense. Scientists analyze the unique fighting styles and techniques of UFC fighters and special operations military personnel under the most adverse circumstances. A new episode featuring Krav Maga Worldwide Instructors Amir Perets,  Kelly Campbell, Sam Sade and other Krav Maga... Read more »

Jen Pulver, Still at it- Despite 4 Losses in a Row

Jens Pulver has certainly paid his dues in MMA.  With a record of 22-12-1 he is still at it despite 4 recent losses in a row.  Pulver’s career began in 1999, truly at the onset of mixed martial arts fighting.  Before sanctioning was squared a way and the best interests of the fighters were considered,... Read more »

Undefeated "King Mo" Lawal will Fight "Iron" Mike Whitehead

Undefeated “King Mo” Lawal will make his STRIKEFORCE debut and only his second mixed martial arts MMA appearance in the United States when he meets two-time NAIA wrestling All-American “Iron” Mike Whitehead in one of five televised fights on  SHOWTIME┬« on Saturday, Dec. 19, from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.   Lawal, a former three-time U.S. Senior National wrestling champion and former... Read more »

Strikeforce Bringing More MMA on CBS - Fedor vs. Dan Henderson

Strikeforce is bringing MMA to the main network again in April of 2010.  CBS has agreed to air their second event at an undecided venue.  Strikeforce is looking at various locations both on the east and west coast.  Certainly we hope that they will return to Chicago, since Chicago brings a great Midwestern stable of... Read more »

MMA Tries to Define a Real Man

I asked  this question to some of MMA professionals.  MMA fighting is revered as a tough man’s sport.  But toughness does not necessarily define manliness.  So what does a real man need to exude the essence of manhood? Eddie Bravo, UFC Commentator, LA, CA “I think every man should be able to keep his ego... Read more »

Another WWE Champion is Cage Bound: Bobby Lashley Fights Jan 30th

It was announced yesterday that Bobby Lashely former WWE heavyweight champion has signed a contract with MMA organization STRIKEFORCE.  Lashley (4-0 MMA) has taken on JBL, The Big Show and John Cena.  However, we will see if his staged combat has really prepared him for thai kicks to the knees and elbows to the head... Read more »