Fast Eddie’s Lessons in Humility with Luke Stewart

This week’s lesson took me to Fight and Fitness in San Francisco for Strikeforce welterweight Luke Stewart’s MMA/BJJ class.  Luke’s hospitality is second to none and he welcomed me to his class as if we were long time friends. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read the article about Luke entitled “Got Ink?” you … Read more

FAST EDDIE’S MINUTE – AN INTERVIEW WITH ELITE XC MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE CONTENDER SCOTT SMITH

Fast Eddie sat down with Elite XC middleweight contender Scott Smith to discus a variety of topics including his upcoming fight against Robbie Lawler on CBS, his relationship with Ganyao Fairtex, his business partners in Ultimate Training Center, and why he said that James Irvin and Tom Atencio have belly button piercings! Special thanks goes … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute – Gladiator Challenge Summer Showdown recap

What a time to be an MMA fan. This past weekend had more exciting bouts and finishes than any other in recent memory. The Affliction and Ultimate Fight Night events both ended in short and spectacular fashion, with the favored fighter coming out on top. This was also true of the Gladiator Challenge this past … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute- Gladiator Challenge Summer Showdown

by:  Fast Eddie The weigh-ins just took place for the next installment of Tedd William’s Gladiator Challenge. All fighters made their contracted weight and everything went off without a hitch. It blew me away when Tedd stated that he has promoted over 200 shows. Gladiator Challenge has produced some of the biggest names in MMA … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Lessons in Humility Volume 2

This week’s lesson was simple – frequent tapping. As you will see, in the following videos, both of my sparring partners were very respectful and humble in teaching me a thing or two about humility. I want to personally thank both of them along with head instructor Kurt Osiander. First up was Yuji Uchida, Ralph … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute – Catching up with Kurt Osiander

“Keep your head on the inside!” Kurt Osiander shouted as two of his students were drilling their single leg takedowns during our interview. Kurt’s number one priority is sharing the knowledge of the art of Jiu-Jitsu that was given to him so many years ago. You may remember Kurt as the man who choked the … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute – Gary Shaw’s role with Elite XC redefined

Elite XC held a phone conference call yesterday to promote their upcoming event.  Elite XC’s Saturady Night Fights will take place in Stockton, Ca on July 26th.  PROMMA will be there (God Willing) bringing all the insde news and results from this historic event , which will be broadcast live on CBS.  The most interesting tidbit … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute – Got Ink? Luke Stewart does

Though he may have the typical look, there is nothing typical about Luke Stewart. Yes, his ears have cauliflower from nearly 10 years of Jiu-jitsu. Yes, he is heavily tattooed having gotten his first at the age of fourteen. But what you would not expect from Luke was that he spent 2 years of his … Read more