May 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Drug Induced Murder Prefaced By Suspects MMA Affiliation By FOX Sports

Allow me an MMA induced, psychopathic, uncontrollable, unprofessional, rant if you will. MMA has a hold on me and I just can not control my actions, please stand by.

Mixed Martial Arts as defined by Wikipedia: a full contact combat sport that allows a wide variety of fighting techniques and skills, from a mixture of martial arts traditions and non-traditions, to be used in competitions.

I might have missed it, but was there something in there that says all mighty… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on May 28, 2010 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

UFC Fan Expo & UFC 114: Tuff-N-Uff Compliments Historic MMA Weekend In Sin City

Sin City is about to undergo a transformation. The last weekend in May will see the fight capital of the world taken hostage by legions of mixed martial arts enthusiasts. The Tapout, Xtreme Couture, and Affliction T-Shirts riddling the strip will be blinding.

Whether it be fan, fighter, promoter, or sponser, MMA is the deal in Las Vegas this weekend. The calling of the second UFC fan expo in and of itself is more than enough to lure a… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on May 25, 2010 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Tournament Format One Of Many Strengths To Bellator Fighting Championships

It was seventeen years ago when mixed martial arts first found its footing on the slippery slope that would become the struggle to gain mainstream acceptance. With many well placed steps and more than one backward slide, MMA has finally approached the pinnacle of that journey.

Today on any given day a fight fan would be hard pressed to not find something MMA related on the tube or the Internet.

Along the way MMA has adopted many new… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on May 23, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

MMA's Ivy Leagues: Elite Fight Camps Shaping The Future Of The Sport Today

In the history of combat sports, the combatant has always been the recipient of the glory or the heartbreak of victory or defeat. They are the tip of a sword, a sword wielded by they who guide the blade.

They who guide that blade often are an afterthought to the fight itself, but it is they who guide the blade that make it so dangerous. Without their guiding hands, the blade lays idle, still an instrument of destruction, but without their expertise, the blade will rust and become… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on May 19, 2010 at 10:09pm — No Comments

UFC 113: Kimbo Slice, Street Fighter Turned Mixed Martial Artist

Long before his MMA debut against Ray Mercer, it is no mystery that Kimbo Slice was a well known Internet phenomenon. He had always been a talented athlete but found his calling as a dangerous and uber popular street fighter. As a street fighter this man was not of this world.

The viral spread of his devastating beat downs was nothing short of astonishing. His imposing physique, devastating hands, and rough and tumble style, mixed with a classic one of a kind bob and weave, pulled in… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on May 8, 2010 at 4:02pm — No Comments

UFC 113 Machida vs Rua Rematch: Did Rua Capture Lighting In A Bottle?

Six years, 14 opponents, zero losses, four TKOs, two submissions, eight decisions. Within that frame work names like Bonnar, Franklin, Penn, and Ortiz litter the landscape. This is the summary of Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida's career leading into his first ever title fight with former UFC LHW champion "Suga" Rashad Evans.

Eight minutes and 57 seconds later, Machida was 15-0 with yet another TKO victory under his belt. This TKO was earned over another undefeated fighter and an UFC… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on May 8, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Young Man In The Fight Of His Life Gets Help From MMA And Xtreme Couture

It is often taken for granted or thought of as a given, the beat of a heart, the rush of a breath, the pulse of a touch. We live our lives as completely as we can and experience all that comes along with what is sometimes a struggle and at other times a gift.

Many live a blessed and rewarding life, they take all they can away from their experiences and build a lifetime of memories. Yet there are those who have to fight for every heart beat, every breath, every touch. Their lives are… Continue

Added by Todd Jackson on May 8, 2010 at 3:55pm — No Comments

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