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31 Powerful Exercises for Combat Sport Athletes

As one of, if not the, most challenging and dynamic sports in the world, preparing for the rigors of the cage or dojo isn't easy. In training, comb...

The Circuit Workout That Keeps MMA Star Vinny Magalhães in Killer Shape

Vinny Magalhães isn't one to waste time. A 35-year-old Brazilian mixed martial artist, Magalhães' five most recent victories have all come in und...

18-Year-Old MMA Fighter Ignores 'Fist Bump' Offer From Opponent, Gets Submission Finish in Record Time

The "glove tap" is a standard tradition in MMA. Immediately after the opening bell, two fighters come together to touch gloves as a sign of sportsm...

UFC Champ Max Holloway Shows Off Insane Spinning Kick Precision in Viral Video

Mixed martial arts is as much about precision as it is power. It doesn't matter how hard or fast you're throwing strikes if they're not actually hitti...

How Sports Psychology Helped Jessica Eye Get Her Swag Back

Pro fighters may seem like some of the cockiest people on the planet, given the arrogant acts many put on at press conferences, or the sheer amount of...

MMA Fans Are Calling This Crazy Flying Knee KO the 'Knockout of the Year'

One strike thrown, one knockout. Those were the fight stats for Movlid Khaybulaev after this thunderous flying right knee to Damon Jackson: 10 s...

Get in Shape With a Heavy-Bag Workout

The heavy bag, a mainstay in boxing and MMA circles, is a tremendous piece of training equipment. Formerly reserved for boxers or MMA fighters, they h...

What Combat Athletes Get Wrong About Strength Training

Mike Tyson once said, "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face." Combat sports athletes are known for their dedication to condition...

6 Lower-Body Exercises Every Combat Athlete Should Add to Their Routine

Combat athletes are known for their lightning-quick reflexes and upper-body strength, but the real power in combat sports comes from having a balanced...

How MMA Star Bobby Nash Plans to Become the UFC's Fittest and Most Dominant Fighter

Bobby Nash was born to fight in the UFC. He has just the right amount of grit, toughness, competitiveness and hard working attitude needed to embra...

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