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November 2011

Insurance, Anyone?

The X-ray brings bad news: broken hand. The bones will have to be held in place by a titanium plate. Then a cast. Then a brace and months of physical therapy. It’s 2006 and MMA is starting to boom. However, he can kiss those contract offers…

December 2011 Rankings

HEAVYWEIGHT 206-265 RANK FIGHTER PTS HIGH 1 Junior dos Santos 7.332 7.332 2 Alistair Overeem 6.785 6.785 3 Cain Velasquez 6.662 7.662 4 Josh Barnett 6.438 6.438 5 Brock Lesnar 6.205 7.205 6 Fabricio Werdum 5.785 6.335 7 Antonio…

Get Hip

Developing powerful hip abductors and hip flexors are critical for keeping an opponent from passing your guard. Incorporating a hip circuit into your daily warm-up is the perfect way to strengthen the often overlooked and under-trained…

Supercharged

Three ways to boost your conditioning this winter. Getting in great shape might not be easy, but there’s more to conditioning than simply training as hard as you can. After all, if it were simply a matter of a little hard work,…

MMA 101

Overhand Right to Double-Leg Trip. To be a successful college wrestler against quality opponents, you have to set up your single-leg and double-leg takedowns with head taps, hand fighting, and superior movement. MMA is no different, except…

Holiday Helpings

Three recipes to help you enjoy the holiday goodness, guilt free. Training is all about making adjustments. The same is true when it comes to your diet. Don’t fall in the holiday food trap this season and stuff your face with a bunch of…

Brock Lesnar: Heel or Face?

Brock Lesnar is the UFC’s heavyweight cash machine— a pay-per-view superstar-among-stars, who has been noticeably absent from the Octagon since he lost the Heavyweight Title to Cain Velasquez at UFC 121 on Oct. 23, 2010. Sure, we were…