The changing of the guard, UFC surprising results. Quickfire chats for Rizin champions, King Mo and AJ Matthews. Jayde Taylor’s fitness journey. That’s Muhammad Ali’s Brother book review. ‘The Gentlemean’ Dan Movahedi talks about Mark Woodard, more than a third man.
As the UFC rolls into town just after we went to press, Tony Reid examines the history behind the main match between Bisping and Silva – a fight Bisping has been after for a decade now.
Our Californian correspondent, Amy Kaplan, recently travelled to California Mixed Martial Arts in Gardena to meet the Gibson brothers – identical twins who are both making a name for themselves in Jiu-Jitsu and MMA…
David McCleary Sheldon is better known by his stage name Mac Lethal – an American hip hop recording artist, of Irish descent. MMA Uncaged’s interest in him is more than just musical appreciation, as Mac is a fight fan who also trains BJJ.
Life After MMA
Bellator’s Chad George recently announced his retirement from competitive MMA. Amy Kaplan met him to find out what prompted this shift in focus and what life’s like after MMA.
The Next Big Thing
When a fighter’s been name-checked by Anderson Silva as a future UFC contender, it’s probably worth making note of his name. MMA Uncaged met RFA fighter, Khalil Rountree, to see how he’s faring under the weight of expectation.
Just days after his main event win over Adam Townsend at RFA 33 Ernest ‘EJ’ Chavez (10-2) sits down with MMA Uncaged to give us an inside look at his most recent bout which was recently voted by fans as RFA Favourite Fight of the Year.
We kick off the first in an ongoing series of interview in which Tony Reid talks to the pioneers who have shaped MMA. First up is fan favourite, Bas Rutten – Pancrase and UFC champion and Pride commentator.
Haley Toth meets a fast-rising face in women’s Muay Thai who is tearing her way through every opponent set before her – and looking towards MMA for her next step.
Bare Knuckle Boxing
Following on from our BKB introduction last issue, we look at the individual promotions behind the scene – starting with one of the biggest, UBBAD, courtesy of Stu Armstrong.
Following Conor McGregor’s much publicised adoption of Ido Portal’s movement training practises, Vik Hothi explains that movement training is nothing new and demonstrates a series of techniques applicable to MMA that will get you started.
Loaded Movement Training
Mike Warren also looks at movement training, but as part of your gym regime while using weight to improve your explosive power.
Here, the former Wolfslair fighter and Blackledge MMA coach, Tom Blackledge breaks down a full MMA based drill, designed to take on Southpaws like Conor McGregor.
Ben Coombers ‘Building a Diet for MMA’ series. This month, building the nuts and bolts of a good diet with Calories and Protein.
Ben Coomber begins the first in a new series of articles in which he analyses the efficacy of popular supplement ingredients, starting with CLA.
Warrior Fight Series 5
Just as we went to press, Warrior Fight Series 5 took place over the weekend in London.
Amy Kaplan reports from an event that saw Cris Cyborg retain her title.
RFA 33 in Pictures
Our California correspondent, Amy Kaplan was at RFA 33 – here’s the results.
Bellator kicked off its 2016 season with a stellar event that cannily featured long time rivals Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley and Josh Koscheck on the main card.
Former UFC fighter-turned-actor, Jess Liaudin, talks to Mike Leeder about his burgeoning career as an action movie star. Tony Bellew, the Liverpudlian Boxer discussed his role in Stallone’s latest, Creed.
We meet the man behind Predator Nutrition and Fresh Produce introduces a host of new products from leading manufacturers.