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The Martial Chronicles Returns: An Idol vs A Fraud

Cageside Features Guest Columnist John S. Nash, brings us another feature edition of his fascinating series chronicling the origins of MMA. This time he explores a long expressed desire of fans of...

MMA Origins: One Year Recap

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Just over a year ago I started writing the MMA Origins series, so for some holiday reading here is a little summary of what this series has covered during its first year.

MMA Origins: Bas Rutten Reigns in Pancrase

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In this installment of MMA Origins, T.P. Grant looks at the evolution of fighters in the mid-90's and the first fighters to find success by using a variety of skill sets, focusing on Bas Rutten's...

MMA Origins: The First King of Pancrase

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MMA Origins: The First King of Pancrase, The story of how Ken Shmarock became a legend

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Karate Striking: The Kyokushin Approach. Part 1

Promoted from the FanPosts by Nate Wilcox. Welcome, one and all, to a series dedicated of everyone's favorite full-contact Karate style, Kyokushin. Throughout the ensuing articles , I will try to...

MMA Origins: The Gracie Era in the UFC

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Enjoy some MMA history for Easter! Take a look at the dominance of Royce Gracie, his toughest fights in the UFC and the only ninja to win a UFC Championship.

MMA Origins: UFC 1

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In a ploy to create more awareness of Jiu Jitsu, Rorion Gracie creates the Ultimate Fighting Championship, intended to be a infomercial of jiu jitsu. Inadvertently he and his fellow promoters spark...

MMA Origins: The Gracie Challenge

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A look at the arrival of the Gracies and MMA to the United States in the 1980's

MMA Origins: Brazilian Warfare

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A new generation of Gracies come of age in the middle of a full blown war between Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Luta Livre

MMA Origins: Birth of Japanese MMA

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With the lead up to UFC 144 in Japan, it seems only natural to look at the spark that lead to the MMA explosion on the Japanese isles.

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