One of MMA’s greatest success stories: Fighter and Promoter Johnathan Ivey

When you talk about long shots, when you talk about what could have been had you gone down a different path, made a different choice, you might think of John Ivey, the old school heavyweight who’s fought more men inside a cage than probably should be legal. But society needs an arena for fighters, men … Read more

This guided meditation can help you improve your all-around game

The mental game of mixed martial arts is an often forgotten key element. Mindset can determine a lot about how a fight can go. In fact, mindset is a key element of life in general. Visualization techniques are employed by the most successful athletes and for most people who have ever achieved anything of real … Read more

What if you’re not experiencing the results you want because you are working too much, or too hard?

Most people don’t need more work. They need better results. What would you do if you found out that the reason you’re not experiencing the results you want is because you are working too much, or too hard? If you are like most athletes you are spending a lot of time lifting, running, drilling, rolling, sparring … Read more

MMA Coach’s Corner: The Mental Game

Eric Turner, Knoxville Martial Arts Academy’s Head Instructor, takes readers inside the mental game of MMA and gives practical techniques to correct negative thinking and performance.

ELITE XC SHOW ON CBS A HUGE SUCCESS. BUT…

At least as far as ratings go, it will be called a success and the most watched MMA show of all time. Here’s the latest report from Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer: “Elite XC a huge success The show did a 2.7 rating in prime time based on the fast nationals. The final rating … Read more

ELITE XC ON CBS IS A SUCCESS ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF VIEWERS WHO TUNED IN

by:  Jack Bratcher Dave Meltzer from The Wrestling Observer has this report: “We don’t have a rating yet, but the news is very encouraging.The half-hours in the 18-49 demo were 1.4, 1.6, 2.1 and 2.4. The first hour was nothing impressive but the second hour was the highest rated in the demo on television for … Read more