Weight a minute…you feeling ok?

Written by Steven Johns*

So low and behold after all the shit talking, all the chest puffing, all the ‘this is number 1 bullshit’, Russia’s No1 export since Fedor, pulls yet again and not only does he pull it is for the third time we been promised Khabib vs Tony (f+cking hell he is going to go into an embarrassing media rant overdrive) Ferguson and not got it for some reason!

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The Secret Blogger: “You got knocked the f+ck out” 

Written by ‘Steven Johns’

Ok, first off, I couldn’t care less if you want to do back flips off the cage like a certain Krazy Horse, or think you look good dancing like a sh-t extra from Wild Style like MVP in the cage, as long as you fight.

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The Secret Blogger: Say ‘mean mug’ 

Written by ‘Steven Johns’ *

I believe the year is 2017, I believe that almost every MMA/BJJ fan and fighter knows that the best fighters don’t all look like scary psychopaths, yet I can’t understand why there are so many dumb looking coaches and fighters still pulling the Steven Seagal ‘tough guy’ face in pictures?

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A tribute to Brett McDermott, The Spartan

 

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Words by Beccy Davies

Images by Marc Moggridge

As Brett recently announced his retirement, the team at Addicted.OTR thought it quite fitting to pay a small tribute to this quiet, humble fighter who happened to hit any opponent with a strike likened to a ten-tonne truck. As both Marc and I have had the pleasure of working with Brett on BAMMA, we know how he doesn’t like a fuss, so we shall make a small one, just this once.

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The Secret Blogger: My Dad can beat up your Dad…

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Written by ‘Steven Johns’ *

“My dad (coach) can beat up your dad(coach)…..”

Is it just me or do 99% of people associated with combat sports claim to have the best training/coach/gym going? I’ve lost count of how many people name drop their coach only for me to think, “who the f-ck is that?” 

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The Machine 2.0: Fight hard, learn more, grow strong

16388868_10212262534906458_184340695_oThe Freeman name is legendary in MMA. Everyone knows who Ian “The Machine” Freeman is, what he has accomplished, and how he worked damned hard for it; but what some people may not know is there is now a female ‘Machine’ in the shape of his daughter Kennedy. She’s a fighter in her own right. She’s slowly making hard waves on the female fight scene. She is a fighter I have had my eye on for some time and really enjoy watching, and with a pedigree like hers there is no doubt that this young lady is going to rock her division in style. I was lucky enough to get some time with the very talented Kennedy Freeman.

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The Secret Blogger: Judges are pr*cks!

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Written by ‘Steven Johns’ *

I’m going to keep this short because it is clear that in this beautiful, surprising, wondrous world we live in that there are far more important things to be upset about; but what the f*ck is wrong with MMA judges?

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