Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison: ‘Judo, I love you but I’m breaking up with you’

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison explains how she had enough of being disrespected by USA Judo and provides a scathing speech to USA Judo and its attendees at a fundraising dinner on the weekend of the National Judo Championships. Kayla Harrison – Olympic & World Champion said, “Judo, I love you but I’m breaking … Read more

Why MMA Should Be An Olympic Sport

The MMA has made a major leap forward in the public consciousness, and now is the time to start thinking about including it as an Olympic sport. There is a long tradition of combat sports in the Olympic Games, including events like boxing, judo, wrestling, fencing and Taekwondo. MMA has emerged over the last decade … Read more

Tristar’s Coach Firas Zahabi gives Nunes vs. Rousey post-fight analysis

Renowned Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi gives his thoughts on Edmond Tarverdyan and his coaching of Ronda Rousey, as well as how she has performed in some of her most notable past fights and what led to her first-round knockout loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. In contrast to most of the Internet, Firas … Read more

Kayla Harrison: The Best Female Grappler On The Planet

It is without question that Kayla Harrison is one of the best female grapplers on the planet. The question is, “Is Kayla Harrison The Best Female Grappler On The Planet?” There are many who will make the argument that, as a 2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, she most certainly is.  There are many grappling sports that … Read more

Dana White makes the case for MMA as an Olympic sport

Ahead of this weekend’s epic UFC 202 Nate Diaz-Conor McGregor rematch, UFC President Dana White shares his thoughts on MMA becoming an Olympic sport in the near future. The leading man of the mixed martial arts revolution tells SportsCenter it’s something they’ve been working on for several years now. “We’ve been working on that probably like three … Read more

The definitive Tom Knox skateboarding / BJJ interview

In the late 80’s I was in high school and I was so into skateboarding my friends and I would sometimes wake up early and go session a spot before school at 7 a.m. or whatever ungodly hour it started. Skateparks? What parks? We skated a loading dock behind the local Kroger’s. Many times when … Read more

Rhadi Ferguson on the REAL reason Ronda Rousey still owns the 135-pound division

Ronda Rousey‘s Olympic teammate Dr. Rhadi Ferguson explains why the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion still runs the 135-pound division. The judo and BJJ black belt believes that because Ronda has the star power to control the gate she has the keys to the kingdom. Though she knocked Ronda out, Holly Holm still needs Ronda if … Read more

Three Olympians Ronda Rousey Needs To Talk To Before She Moves Forward

Nobody knows what Ronda Rousey is going to do next. Some say that she’ll never fight again. And to be honest with you, she doesn’t need to. She has nothing to prove. She’s made some money and she made history and every woman that fights in the UFC after her will have to pay homage … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Rousey’s Mom explains comments regarding daughter’s head coach

There’s been a lot made about the comments of Dr. AnnMaria De Mars regarding her daughter Ronda Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan of Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, Calif. Rousey’s mom has labeled him as a “bad person” a “worthless human being” and has warned people not to train at his gym. She even said she’d … Read more

Ronda Rousey’s mom blasts her coach Edmond Tarverdyan: ‘He’s a bad person’

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has attributed a large amount of her success to her mother, Dr. AnnMaria De Mars, a judo champion in her own right and the sparring partner who would grapple with her daughter from a young age. Dr. De Mars laid the groundwork that eventually led to Rousey’s success in … Read more