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
Bio on the Rocks: Billy Quarantillo
Short biography of mixed martial arts fighter and King of the Cage champion, Billy Quarantillo.
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.
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
It’s Time to Unify the Unified Rules
Mixed martial arts is growing at an unreal pace. The recent deal between the UFC and ESPN is the biggest in the sport's young history. Fans are starting to become more educated by the day - and that makes things fun. When there is a mainstream buzz about an upcoming fight card, it's almost as… Continue reading It’s Time to Unify the Unified Rules
UFC is on ESPN and That’s a Big Deal
The UFC is on ESPN’s website, on the ESPN+ app, the news ticker and social media accounts. This is a sport that at one time you had to know someone who had VHS tapes you could borrow just to get your fix.