The beauty of change

In 535bc when Heraclitus said “there is nothing more constant than change”, I doubt that he thought some literary no-mark would be referencing his throwaway comment 2,552 years later; and less so that said nobody would be using it in the context of a martial arts promotion in Leicestershire. But, today it that day; I like to think he’d read this and think “yes, that fits”. However, I digress. Today, reader, I’m going to introduce you to a hidden gem in the mixed martial arts world, the Hybrid Fight promotion. Continue reading

Budo Fighting Championships makes another huge step towards fighter safety

 

In the past year or so we’ve told you about Budo Fighting Championships’ moves to improve the sport here in the UK; from free mandatory blood tests, to adding extra weight categories, through to free MRI scans for all professional competitors on the Budo North West show, with a minor caveat which provides athletes with regular fights. All of which, seemingly, have fallen on deaf ears. Not that it has deterred the good people at the promotion, as they continue to strive to improve the sport in the UK. Today we can announce the next initiative designed to help keep our athletes safe.

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Edvin Eldholm: If Cage Warriors truly want the best fighters in Europe, they should choose me over him

 

A half Filipino, half Norwegian with a degree in Business Management and Administration accompanied by a penchant for bad jokes; can you picture this dichotomy of a man? If so, you’re probably picturing the focus of today’s article.

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Getting to know: Jordan Bowyer

 

It was November 19th 2016 when I first laid eyes on Jordan Bowyer as he made his way to the cage to face Kyle Wilson for the Battle Arena European featherweight title. He walked down the walkway with an air of cockiness that you only see in either the truly talented, or the naïve arrogance of youth. As he was only 19 at the time, I was pretty certain it was the latter. I was soon to find out that it was most definitely the former.

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Getting to know: David Khalsa

 “When I first moved to Kiddy the other kids used to call me ‘Indian In The Cupboard’, it used to make me so angry; it’s the wrong sort of bloody Indian for starters….”

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Bellator announces the undercard for Bellator 179 London

On May 19th the SSE Arena Wembley plays host to arguably the best UK fight card of 2017. Headlined by Paul Daley vs Rory McDonald and flanked by Linton Vassell vs Liam McGeary and Michael Page vs Derek Anderson, Bellator 179 is truly the card that fight fans have been waiting for.

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Preview: Battle Arena 44

Where are you going to be on Saturday night? I’m heading to Edgbaston Cricket Stadium in Birmingham to watch some of the best young prospects in UK MMA progress along the Battle Arena conveyor belt, honing their skills as they prepare for the professional ranks.

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The ‘Mr Sport’ blog: A fighter’s meal plan

Written by Yiannis Flemming – aka Mr Sport

Are you a fighter looking to make weight cutting easier? Well I have some good news for you! This article is going to explain how you can portion meals based on your goal, allowing you to spend more time doing what you do best, training!
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