All posts in "MMA"

Why Georges St-Pierre Will Never Fight In The UFC Again

By Moses Marasco / October 20, 2016

The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, has now declared that his free agency is official… After his legal team terminated his ZUFFA contract. You know what this means… “Rush” is going to have to try and look elsewhere for him to have his next mixed martial arts (MMA) fight. “I got angry and […]


“I Beat The Sh*t Out Of Him” John Kavanagh On Why He Fought Conor McGregor

By Moses Marasco / October 18, 2016

Conor McGregor‘s coach John Kavanagh revealed he once “beat the s**t” out of the Irish UFC superstar years before they became a world championship-winning team. Speaking to the Irish Independent, Kavanagh relayed the story where the red mist descended when McGregor dropped Irish women’s strawweight Aisling Daly during a light sparring session during one of his […]


Who’s Conor McGregor Fighting At UFC 205? It’s Official!

By Moses Marasco / September 27, 2016

Here it is! It’s happening. Finally! Conor McGregor, the featherweight champion is now scheduled to fight at 155 pounds against his rival, Eddie Alvarez… For the Lightweight title… And it’s on the most stacked pay-per-view (PPV) card of the year, UFC 205, which takes place inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., on Nov. 12, […]


Woodley VS Thompson: The Feud Continues… “I Don’t Respect Him”

By Moses Marasco / September 22, 2016

Well, Stephen Thompson just got his big wish… He has finally been booked to face the division’s champ, Tyron Woodley at UFC 205 on Nov. 12, 2016 in New York. Full details can be found here. But Woodley says that he thinks Thompson may have gone just a slight bit overboard with his large efforts to try and make him (Woodley) look […]


Why You Shouldn’t You Feel Bad About Tapping Someone in Training

By Moses Marasco / September 20, 2016

Tapping in training is important. No one should be hesitant to tap in training. Not every exercise needs to be a struggle for victory and if you’re spending your energy on trying to win instead of trying to learn then you need to step back and reexamine your approach to training. When your partner taps […]


What Makes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training So Hard? (And Fun)

By Moses Marasco / September 13, 2016

Why is jiu jitsu so hard? Here is what I think makes the art so difficult (and incredibly fun) (or better yet Challenging). Real feedback every night. Every class is typically ended with a live rolling session. This is usually several rounds of grappling with various opponents including everyone from the lowest white belt to blacks belts. If […]


Judo Throws: Which One Work For BJJ & Which Ones Might Cause Problems

By Moses Marasco / September 6, 2016

So, for judo in BJJ, there are some throws that may or may not “work/transfer over”… Sumi gaeshi being probably the closest possible thing to a “perfect” throw for Jiu Jitsu. Given the sometimes overly defensive BJJ posture of bent at the waist, that is used by some BJJ practitioners… This throw is sometimes quite easy to […]


Osoto Gari: The Most Effective Judo Sweep & Why

By Moses Marasco / September 3, 2016

O-Soto-Gari. It’s different if you have perfect circumstances with momentum and positioning to effortlessly perform a hip throw or different sweep, but all else being equal, I’d say O-Soto-Gari. O-Soto-Gari (“Large Outer Reaping”) gives you maximum leverage and allows an easy synergy between upper and lower body, coordinating all your strength without requiring perfect timing, […]

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