In the mixed martial arts world, humble beginnings are a common thing. Sometimes, it’s as simple as a rising MMA promotion hosting shows in small memorial halls and school gymnasiums. Other times, it’s a much less conventional setting.
Former UFC light heavyweight Jason “The Hitman” Brilz knows about this sort of scenario. Although he does not [...]
Mixed martial arts is a global sport that has been at the professional level for at least two decades. Granted, the sport continues to evolve with new talent continuously hitting rings around the world, while most of the original pioneers from the early 90s have since retired. However, there are still a handful of veterans [...]
Whether you agree with what has happened in the Middle East over the past decade or not, you can’t argue that the bravery of servicemen and servicewomen is second to none. When these men and women go into an environment to serve their country where hostility is constant, it is something that the majority of [...]
Walking through Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia, there is a hidden little gem for all your grooming needs. Through the window you will see a gentleman type, standing over a client, doing his best to finish his work of art. It’s a clever combination of class and style, and it’s at the hands of Julian “Julz [...]
The Ultimate Fighter franchise has always had a knack for introducing the world to the future stars of our sport. Continuing that tradition, season 18 did not disappoint with its emergence of The Ultimate Fighter champion Chris “Holds it Down” Holdsworth.
The mystery behind this fighter, who was already one to watch upon his entry on [...]
The life of a fighter isn’t easy. There are all of the long days spent at the gym. There are the aches, pains and injuries. The constant struggle to win and get noticed. Sometimes, even the bare necessities aren’t a given.
“I had tough times trying to live as a fighter in Brazil,” Invicta strawweight title [...]
There’s an age-old paradox that asks what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object. As clichéd as it might sound, we might find out at Saturday night’s Invicta Fighting Championships 7 event in Kansas City, Mo.
One of the event’s trio of title fights will be for the inaugural bantamweight championship, and the bout [...]
Any business owner must adhere to a work-life balance. It’s hard enough in the current world economy for some people to hold down a job, let alone run their own business.
Work and life are one in the same for Anthony Perosh. When Perosh is not working at Sinosic-Perosh Martial Arts, which he co-owns with UFC [...]
Sometimes when things go drastically wrong, it can be a good thing. In the realm of mixed martial arts, it’s not exactly ideal to have things go wrong when competing inside the cage. However, every now and again it can take an in-fight experience to lead to a revelation.
In his return to the Octagon at [...]
Team Alpha Male is known for having some of the best lighter-weight fighters in the world, whether it be former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber, multi-time title challenger Joseph Benavidez, featherweight contender Chad Mendes or The Ultimate Fighter 14 runner-up T.J. Dillashaw. Those are just some of the biggest, most recognizable names at that gym, [...]