2656 Search Results for martial arts

Dec 6, 2017 6:21 am

Belt promotion proves CM Punk’s martial arts journey is far from over

In September of 2016, pro wrestling legend CM Punk stepped into the UFC’s Octagon to battle red hot prospect Mickey Gall. At the time of this fight, Punk had almost nothing in the way of martial arts experience, and yet somehow, we were all compelled to watch his pro debut anyway. In the end, Punk’s...

May 9, 2017 10:43 am

VIDEO | Martial arts kid takes on 5 bullies, leaves them running

👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿 A post shared by Derrick Lewis (@thebeastufc) on May 8, 2017 at 2:12pm PDT One young school boy found himself in arguably the worst possible scenario when he was confronted by five bullies at the same time. While some may have panicked, the school boy stands his ground and quickly leaves all 5 men...

Mar 9, 2017 8:17 am

One Championship CEO Victor Cui on building Asian heroes and promoting the values of the martial arts

Singapore’s One Championship is far and away the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in Asia. They broadcast in millions of homes in dozens of countries, and have taken their live product to relatively untapped markets like Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, China and even further afield. One Championship’s approach to MMA promotion...

Jan 18, 2017 9:15 am

Tim Kennedy updates on retirement decision, MMAAA, and his future in the martial arts

Earlier this week, UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from mixed martial arts with a heartfelt post to his Facebook page. This retirement announcement followed a lopsided knockout loss to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 206. Shortly thereafter, Kennedy spoke with MMAFighting.com to elaborate on his decision to retire, and give updates on his...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Apr 6, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Battle of martial arts styles: Brazilian jiu-jitsu girl vs. large sumo wrestler

You have seen time and time again that styles make fights. In this classic video, US Sumo Champion Kelly Gneiting took on an opponent that he dwarfed, 100-lb female jiu-jitsu blue belt Debbie Micev in a fun exhibition match. According to the video description, this was a part of LivingSocial’s butt-kicking Sumo + Sushi Tour...

Feb 21, 2016 2:08 pm

Flashback Video: UFC Fighters Experience Marine Corps Martial Arts

The extensive training that our fighting men and women of the United States Marine Corps go through is one of the many aspects that they embrace as part of the job. Watch Dana White, Rashad Evans and Brian Stann and a few other UFC fighters in this Marine training video.

Feb 21, 2016 8:11 am

Video Interview: Royce Gracie – Discusses the use of Martial arts – Real Scenarios

In the video above, Royce Gracie speaks with Luke Thomas with mmafighting.com about his views on the usage of martial arts, point systems and real situations that may arise to utilize your craft. Gracie fought Ken Shamrock at Bellator 149, defeating him via TKO in the 1st. Some controversy was displayed by Shamrock indicating that...

Jan 27, 2016 12:05 pm

INSANE Video: PEOPLE ARE AWESOME (Martial Arts Edition)

Ready for some action packed martial arts? These martial artists use kicking and striking techniques to paint a painful picture that these strikes can be bad for your health. Check out the fast past, high octane video that might make you want to hit replay.

Jan 21, 2016 11:20 pm

WATCH! Vin Diesel shows off martial arts training

It’s no secret that star actor Vin Diesel is a badass on the big screen, however what many people don’t know is that Diesel has some actual martial arts training. Diesel appeared alongside former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in Furious 7, and it was revealed after the fact that Rousey was training Diesel’s...

Jan 21, 2016 11:19 am

George Foreman as a mixed martial arts fighter?

How do you think former world heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic gold medalist George Foreman would have fared in the world of mixed martial arts back in his prime? The knockout Hall of Fame legend who won the world heavyweight championship twice is regarded as one of boxing’s greats. Foreman revealed in a tweet that...

Dec 5, 2015 7:42 am

FAIL! Martial arts board breaking demo gone wrong

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Fais moi confiance chérie… J'suis ceinture noire !!! Posted by Vidéo délire on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 It’s always nice to start the day off with a good laugh. In this video we see a martial arts black belt attempting to break a stack of wooden boards being held by his wife… What...

Oct 3, 2015 12:50 am

The Reebok Aliance Is Looking Good For The New “Pettis Martial Arts”

A video posted by Anthony Pettis (@showtimepettis) on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:37pm PDT Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis is opening up a new training center called ‘Pettis Martial Arts,’ and from the look of things, just like Pettis on fight night, the gym is decked out in Reebok gear. The UFC fighter...

Sep 12, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! Herschel Walker: ‘Martial Arts Has Always Been My First Love’

Two time NFL pro bowler Herschel Walker made a run in pro MMA and had some success. In this new interview, seen below, Walker, who’s now retired from MMA, says martial arts has always been his first love. Walker also talked about a potential return to the cage. Check it out! ‘Heisman winner and former...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 14, 2014 4:40 pm

Martial Arts ‘Expert’ Teaches Hilarious Self Defense Techniques

In arguably the funniest video I’ve seen all week, we see a martial arts ‘expert’ teaching self defense moves against students who throw themselves around, at the slightest touch. From knife defense, to using a lightsaber-like item as a weapon, this guy can do it all. Check it out below. Shoutout to our friends over...

Jul 12, 2014 8:20 pm

GSP Wants Olympic Style Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

“They need to make more like Olympic drug testing – an independent organization that doesn’t have any affiliation with the money of the organization… The only thing I wanted to do is help the sport to raise another level, and I think if you want it to grow worldwide to the next step, it’s the...

Jul 1, 2014 11:53 am

Penn ‘Really Excited’ For Increased Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn (16-9-2 MMA, 12-8-2 UFC) has long campaigned for more stringent drug-testing in the sport of mixed martial arts. Following Chael Sonnen’s second random drug test failure, “The Prodigy” thinks things are starting to look up for the sport, as he stated on the UFC175/TUF19 conference call: “I’m really excited that they...

Jun 11, 2014 5:31 pm

Chael Sonnen Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Following NSAC Drug Test

Details are far-and-few-between, but unfortunately for fight fans Chael Sonnen appears to be retiring following news of a failed drug test and subsequent removal from UFC 175. We will work towards providing more details as they become available, but for now, all we really know is that the UFC’s biggest star, with the biggest arms...

May 8, 2014 7:06 pm

Cyborg Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Following Latest Defeat

Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos, has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. After a seventeen-year career, the Brazilian won 19 of 35 professional bouts, fought around the globe, including stints in Sengoku and Strikeforce. The former-spouse of female champion Chris Cyborg, leaves the sport on the heels of a quick and violent defeat delivered by devastating striker, Melvin...

May 2, 2014 12:43 pm

VIDEO | Martial Arts vs Street Fighting

Geoff Thompson is a former bouncer, self-defence instructor, BAFTA winning writer, playwright, author and teacher. His first appearance on London Real causes people stop me on the street weekly to talk about the effect he has had on their lives. Geoff has a peculiar way of tapping into the male psyche and somehow explaining our...

Mar 7, 2014 7:28 am

McGregor Ready To Showcase Irish Martial Arts In Dublin, Wants Cole Miller Fight

“I’ve literally just heard the news and I’m definitely on that [Dublin, Ireland] card.July 19th gives me plenty of time, that’s nearly too much time. I wanted to fight on the Independence Day weekend card in Las Vegas, that’s something that I really wanted, but fighting on UFC card in Dublin is a dream come...