Top 5 Irish Fighters

In celebration of Hard Knocks 54 Canada vs. Ireland, we put together a quick list of some legendary Irish scrappers. The list goes as follows, in no particular order, enjoy! This light welterweight animal is a former WBU Intercontinental Light Welterweight Champ, and WBU Light Welterweight Champ. He earned fight of the year honours three times in his career. Arguably, …

What is MMA?

  After 7 years and 50 plus events, my favorite moments are when new fans venture out to an event. Mixed martial arts are one of the fastest growing sports in popularity and participation. I still find that most sports enthusiasts cringe a little bit when they hear the term “MMA”. I believe it is because the media has, until recently, …

Weight training for MMA?

It can give a fighter a big advantage in key moments of a fight. For example, if strong fighter was on their back with their opponent on top, they could use their strength to potentially alter their position to a more favourable one. A weaker fighter may not be able to do anything, virtually becoming stuck in that position. Strength …

How to cut weight for MMA?

Weight cutting, in the combative sports world, is rapid weight loss prior to a fight. Being able to perform a successful weight cut allows a fighter to fight at a weight much higher than the weight class they’re in. A good example of the art of weight cutting is Conor McGregor. McGregor’s usual weight class is featherweight (145 pounds). However, …