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Want to Be a Better Fighter? Try Video Games!

How many times have you heard Joe Rogan or practically any other MMA announcer call fighting a “game of human chess”?  It’s true, of course: many athletes sharpen their thinking by playing the classic strategy game.  What better example of … Continue reading

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Should you buy UFC Fight Pass?

The simple answer is: Right now? No, you shouldn’t. More after the jump.

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Four Big Reasons to Watch World Series of Fighting 4

In case you aren’t as plugged in to the world of MMA as some of us, upstart promotion World Series of Fighting is putting on a seriously impressive card this Saturday night on NBC Sports Network. If the recent lackluster … Continue reading

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Karate Poem

Here’s a neat multimedia poem created by Jesse Enkamp of KarateByJesse.  I think a lot of us can relate.  Why not take a minute to check it out?  It will remind you about the things we love most about training … Continue reading

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The ‘Baddest Man on the Planet’: A Chronology

The Baddest Man on the Planet: A Chronology By Alex Larsen All things considered, any man that wants to step into a ring or cage and fight another dude is a ‘Bad man’ in my book.  The title ‘Baddest Man … Continue reading

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Reserve some time for No Reservations

In my humble opinion, Anthony Bourdain’s travel show ‘No Reservations’ is one of the best ways to spend an hour watching television. If you are (shamefully!) in the the dark on ‘No Reservations’, the show features Bourdain taking a no … Continue reading

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ALar: Honorably Mentioned!

For those out of the loop, I am now officially an award-winning writer. I decided to blow right past the Pulitzers and win a much more important distinction.  Last week I was given an “Honorable Mention” in the first White … Continue reading

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Best Martial Arts Fight Scene Ever?

I was messing around on YouTube last night and stumbled upon what just might be the best martial arts fight scene ever.  It’s from Wheels on Meals, a cult classic featuring Sammo Hung, Biao Yuen, a young Jackie Chan, and Benny “The Jet” Urquidez. … Continue reading

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The 5 Greatest Martial Arts Actors of All Time

 Hi, Everyone:  Here’s a fun guest post courtesy Sam Getter from MMA Combat.  If you get a chance, take a look at the site: it’s a great place for news and updates about your favorite fighters and promotions! – Bill … Continue reading

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Lord of the Octagons: Return of the King!

ALar’s Revised Top 10 MMA Rankings! I want to apologize to my loyal fellowship of readers (all six of you…) for not providing you with spot-on previews and witty commentary concerning the world of MMA recently. The lovely State of … Continue reading

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