Archive for the ‘MMA’ Category

Footwork for mixed martial arts and stand up The fighter with better footwork and movement skills has a definitve advantage in any fight, however, it is an aspect of fight training that is more often than not neglected taken for granted. Fighters who have taken the time to perfect their movement skills whether in boxing, […]

UFC 133 Rashad Evans vs Tito Ortiz.. PHILADELPHIA — Rashad Evans spent 14 months outside the Octagon before the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s ( UFC )  return to Philadelphia on Saturday, so it would have been reasonable to expect some signs of ring rust. “If that was ring rust,” UFC president Dana White said, “it’s gonna […]

OKC MMA Bellator fighter Jared Hess joins Team Lovato… Once again OKC mma training at Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts just got even better with the addition of top middleweight prospect, Jared Hess, into the Lovato MMA Team. OKC mma star, Jared Hess, has an incredible11-2 MMA record including all wins […]

Chad Mendes Talks Rani Yahya… Touted as one of the top featherweights in the UFC, Chad Mendes should soon get his shot at reigning champion José Aldo. First, though, he has to get past his task for this coming Saturday: he has to beat the always dangerous Rani Yahya, winner of the 2007 ADCC and […]

Dan Henderson has had a nice run in Strikeforce. Now let’s see him back where he belongs. It was two years ago that Dan Henderson knocked out Michael Bisping at UFC 100 and then surprised the MMA world by spurning the UFC to sign with Strikeforce, the up-and-coming rival promotion. Although Henderson’s Strikeforce debut was […]

Fedor vs Dan Henderson – covered by David Gessner Fedor Emelianenko vs. Dan Henderson (220 pound catchweight fight) Round One: Both fighters came out throwing early with wild hooks and uppercuts. Hendo busted open Fedor’s right eye within the opening :40. Hendo clinched Fedor up against the cage and began throwing knees to the legs […]

A welterweight bout between British fighter Mark Scanlon (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and former middleweight James Head (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to October’s UFC 138 lineup. Officials today announced the matchup. UFC 138 takes place Nov. 5 at the 16,000-seat LG Arena at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England. The night’s […]

Johnson vs Torres Judge Decision To judge a fight is a thankless task. Get it right and no one pays a blind bit of notice, but get it wrong and all sorts of people will be calling for your head. On first watch of the Miguel Torres vs Demetrious Johnson fight I had scored the […]

UFC 130 is right around the corner… This weekend will be another UFC event with great fighters all vying for a spot to eventually hold the UFC belt. This weekend is of course UFC 130. UFC 130 will feature on the main event Quinton Rampage Jackson and Matt Hamill both of whom are extremely explossive […]

Lovato’s BJJ and MMA will be closed Memorial Day weekend… Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA will be closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday for Memorial Day and Memorial Day weekend. Use this time off to reflect on what you need to work on when you come back to your bjj and mma training […]