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Breakdown of Michael Chiesa’s BJJ game


TUF 15 winner and undefeated UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa is known for many things; his heart, his unorthodox striking, and most of all that his father died while he was in the Ultimate Fighter house. Today I’m going to break down one of the most lethal aspects of his game, his submission game. Read More »

Leo Frincu: There are three types of athletes

Coach Leo Frincu with his star pupil, UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey

In his new exclusive blog for, Leo Frincu, six-time Romanian wrestling champion, four-time European champion and coach and mentor to UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey, explains the three different types of athletes and the characteristics of each to help you figure out which one you are. Read More »

MMA Tonight: Daniel Cormier talks UFC debut, Frank Mir, wrestling and more

Daniel Cormier

A guest on Wednesday's episode of MMA Tonight (102.5 FM Nashville), Daniel Cormier discussed his upcoming co-main event fight with Frank Mir taking place this Saturday at UFC on Fox 7. A 2004 Olympian, Cormier also shared his thoughts on wrestling being in danger of being dropped from the Olympics and how the UFC may be able to help. Hosts Darren McFarland and Chris Pappas also discussed the upcoming UFC 159 card and much more. Read More »

The MMA Impact of the IOC’s Decision to Drop Wrestling

Beijing Olympics Wrestling Freestyle Men 74kg

On Tuesday, news broke that the International Olympic Committee had dropped wrestling, one of the most ancient Olympic sports, from the Summer Games. Wrestling and MMA have always shared an odd-yet-symbiotic relationship. The development will certainly change the MMA landscape, but the question is: How? Read More »

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