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How Finding a Home Led to Meeting MMA Legend Ray Longo

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

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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

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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

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Free Agency in MMA – Risk vs Reward

Fighter pay is one of the most consistently hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts. When compared to other sports, MMA doesn't pay out even close to the same percentage of revenue. A lot of this is due to the cost of running a global corporation that requires up-to-date marketing, public relations and… Continue reading Free Agency in MMA – Risk vs Reward