Sometimes a random interaction can impact your life in the most unexpected way. If I thought about how I would meet some legends of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, I would never think it would be because of the real estate agent who sold me my house, yet here we are. I'll start… Continue reading How Finding a Home Led to Meeting MMA Legend Ray Longo
Author: MMA on the Rocks
Bio on the Rocks: Serena DeJesus
Serena DeJesus is a professional mixed martial artist who trains at Syndicate MMA in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bio on the Rocks: Billy Quarantillo
Short biography of mixed martial arts fighter and King of the Cage champion, Billy Quarantillo.
Top 5 Asheville Area Breweries
My daughter had a great time on this trip. Here she's pictured at Burial Brewing Co. in Asheville, NC
Bill’s Brewery Scoring Criteria
Welcome to my brewery scoring criteria. I love to travel and everywhere I go, I ask the same question - what's the best local beer? I have been to breweries all over the world and tasted beer from almost every continent. I still wouldn't call myself an expert, I'm just a guy who likes beer… Continue reading Bill’s Brewery Scoring Criteria
How to Drink Tecate
There's no wrong way to enjoy an ice cold Tecate Mexican Lager. You can definitely just pop the top and enjoy. Some people like to make a michelada, which is basically a bloody Mary made with beer. Some like it in a frosted mug with lime juice at the bottom and a salted rim. Personally,… Continue reading How to Drink Tecate
UFC Ft. Lauderdale on the Rocks
UFC Fight Night 150 from Sunrise, Florida this past weekend was an event packed with old school Jiu Jitsu, epic striking exchanges, wacky judges' decisions and for me... Funky Buddha beer. Jim Miller celebrating his 19th UFC win at Fight Night 150 in Sunrise, Florida I haven't attended a live UFC event since before my… Continue reading UFC Ft. Lauderdale on the Rocks
Bio on the Rocks: Matt Frevola
A brief biography on UFC Lightweight Matt "Steamrolla" Frevola.
Can’t Stand the Weight
"He's just too big for him," "size will definitely be a factor," "the key variable is the size difference." These are all terms we have heard countless times leading up to fights. Fans and analysts alike talk about size being such a tremendous advantage. This idea is largely a myth and even though there is… Continue reading Can’t Stand the Weight
Why Do Wrestlers Make Good Bad Guys?
Wrestling is one of the most crucial skills to possess as an MMA fighter yet many see wrestlers as the bad guys. Here is my theory as to why.