Did You Know

DID YOU KNOW? C00L KNOWLEDGE FROM THE WORLD OF MMA 2004 The last time that Anderson Silva saw a fight go to round three. KNOCKOUT STRIKEOUT UFC 76, entitled “Knockout”, had 9 fights on the card… none of which…

The Lawman's Next Fight

When John McCarthy entered the police academy of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in his early twenties, some two decades ago, he already was curious about a hot topic in martial arts circles: which fighting style was best? …

New Blood

In the exploding world of MMA, it’s sometimes hard for fans to notice some of the amazing fighters on the verge of making it to the next level. We’ve enlisted the experts at MMAWeekly.com to take you deep inside the sport, and…

Mayhem's Best/Worst

Flashing lights, TV screens, ring girls clamoring for your jockstrap; the world of fighting seems quite enjoyable from this particular angle. But we live in a three dimensional world where we sometimes have to look at things from all…

John Fitch

Height: 6 (183 cm) Weight: 170 lb (93 kg) Division: Welterweight (170bs) Hometown: Ft Wayne - Indiana Professional Record: 15-2-1 (Win - Loss - Draw) Biggest Win: Defeated Diego Sanchez at UFC 76. John Fitch is feeling…

Bas Talks Shop

I get a lot of letters, so I thought it would be good to let you guys in on the answers to some of the questions I am frequently asked! Hey Bas, Just want to say mate that I loved your self-defense clips on YouTube. Good stuff. Can I…

MMA In the Military

When the editors at FIGHT! asked me to write an article on the history of mixed martial arts in the military, my first thought was about how it is being rewritten as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan rage on. Sure, there is a story to tell…

The Determining Factor

Determination is the root of victory, and for mixed martial artists it is as essential as air. It gets a fighter through the rough times, and keeps him focused on his goal in the good times. Determination leads to mental and physical…

Open Mouth Insert Foot

Webster is a total freakin’ idiot, and I say that with complete and utter certainty. In his world-famous reference manual, which can be found in every library on the planet, that sonofabitch actually had the gall to define…

MMA Wagering 202

In my last article, I introduced you to some of the basics of MMA wagering, including how to read a betting line and how to convert that line into a percentage. This article builds on that foundation, so if you missed it, check out the…

PAT MILETICH

The quick, rhythmic pop, pop, pop of punches hitting mitts echoes through Pat Miletich’s training center in Bettendorf, Iowa. UFC fighting legend and master trainer Pat Miletich is working the pads with one of his students. Pat begins…

Frank Mir Rides Again

FULLY HEALED FROM A LIFE-THREATENING MOTORCYCLE CRASH, THE FORMER CHAMP FOCUSES ON RISING TO THE TOP – AGAIN Frank Mir remembers it all: the adrenaline that ran through him at the impending danger, every detail in the road, and…

Being There

Screaming with glee and armed to the teeth with determination and sharpies, the fans rush by me after their next target. You might think the scene is a flock of pre-teen girls in pursuit of Justin Timberlake, but no... It’s friday…