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ClumsyPoll: Best combination strike

Welcome dear fans (of other people), as of right now Clumsy Ninja's Corner delves into combination striking. Hold yourselves in readiness. Pull up an internets and let's talk standup. There...


Why more fighters should utilize body shots

The body shot, or liver shot, is one of the most underutilized techniques in modern MMA. Too many fighters get caught up In looking for the one shot knockout. Too many fighters have hurt their...

Does swinging and missing score points?


While striking your opponent is a good thing, MMA fighters can also get credit for missing. Bloody Elbow’s analytics expert Paul Gift reveals how judges are affected by missing with a look back at...

The Forgotten Golden Age of MMA - Part II

Cageside Featured Guest Columnist John S. Nash brings us part two of a fascinating four-part series shining a gas light on the forgotten golden age of mixed martial arts, an age that existed during...

Report: John Makdessi vs. Paul Taylor Planned for UFC on Versus 5


A battle of lightweight kickboxers is in the works for UFC on Versus 5 in August. Canadian prospect John Makdessi will meet talented British striker Paul Taylor, in a fight that has been verbally...

Is Duke Roufus Single-Handedly Advancing MMA Striking?


MMA coach and trainer appears to be the first person to get his fighters like Alan Belcher and Anthony Pettis to use the cage as part of their technical striking arsenal.

Wanderlei Silva Says He Needs To Improve Striking Technique...Wants Liddell Next


Wanderlei spoke with MMAWeekly: I’m going to study what I need to change, what I need to train different," Silva explains. "Because now my cardio is the best cardio in my life. I have a very good...

2008-The Evolution Of Striking In MMA


The year of 2008 has set many precedents in the world of MMA. We've seen a blockbuster year in terms of PPV for the UFC, major upsets, and the fall of legends. There are a lot of things that stick...

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