single leg takedown

Single Leg Takedown: Explained

To go along with our breakdown of the double leg takedown, we’ll also spotlight the single leg takedown. The single leg is another must...
Double leg takedown

Double Leg Takedown: Explained

To get your opponent to the ground, nothing beats an old fashioned double leg takedown. It is a rudimentary technique, but is still the...
MMA GYM

10 Reasons to Change Your MMA GYM or BJJ Academy to Another

Many long time practitioners of MMA and BJJ, or any martial art really, can tell you the importance of having a trustworthy gym. So...
UFC weight classes

UFC Weight Classes : Explained

The UFC has come a long way since it was originally a one night no holds barred anything goes tournament. To survive, the UFC...
10 Point Must Scoring System

10 Point Must Scoring System: Explained

Whenever you tune into a fight, the commentators do a quick breakdown of the upcoming fights. After breaking down the fight card, they explain...
12 to 6 elbow

12-6 Elbow Breakdown And Why It’s Illegal

For years, MMA experts and fans have been perplexed by the legality of the 12-6 elbow strike. Since MMA rules have been established, this...
Olympics

Kickboxing, Muay Thai, & Sambo Receive Olympic Status

There is major news in the world of kickboxing, Muay Thai, and Sambo. The International Olympic Committee has announced that the three combat sports mentioned...
Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem Signs To Glory Kickboxing With Multi-Fight Deal

Alistair Overeem is not ending his career yet. The former UFC heavyweight has signed a multi-fight contract with Glory Kickboxing. The UFC released Overeem following...
question mark kick

Question Mark Kick – Everything You Need To Know

There’s one deceptive kicking technique that has really been starting to be used within MMA and kickboxing. It may look as if one kick...
roundhouse kick

Roundhouse Kick – Everything You Need to Know

Probably the most widely known technique that people associate with combat sports is the roundhouse kick. It is a phenomenal technique that can be...