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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP COMES TO THE USA

Tom Billinge
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ONE Championship Looks to Win Over American MMA Fans One Championship has taken over MMA in Asia and has begun to win over fans globally with its blend of mixed martial arts, Muay Thai, kickboxing, boxing, Lethwei and grappling. With a three-year broadcast deal with Turner Sports in the bag, ONE is coming to US […]

VIDEOS FROM THE VAULT

VIDEOS FROM THE VAULT

Tom Billinge
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Revgear Release Videos from the Vault Over the coming weeks and months, we will be releasing our videos from the vault: footage of incredible coaches and athletes sharing their knowledge of martial arts. Revgear have been in the fight game for a long time. Over the years, we have had the opportunity to work with […]

WTF DO THEY USE: THE GADA

BOXING GEAR GUIDE

Tom Billinge
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Nik Gittus’ Essential Boxing Gear Guide Boxer and coach with over two decades of experience, Nik Gittus gives us his comprehensive boxing gear guide Head coach at Wallsend Boxing Academy Nik Gittus knows what you need to make your boxing game great from beginner to ring professional. Here’s what he has to say in his […]

HOW TO HANG A HEAVY BAG

CLINCH INFIGHTING

Dan Kanagie
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Forgotten Fight Science: The development of Clinch Infighting Dan Kanagie discusses how clinch infighting developed in the English Bare Knuckle arena. Over the past couple of months we’ve been looking at fighting inside the clinch from the English Bare Knuckle tradition. We looked at the Head in Chancery, a particularly devastating form of the clinch. I briefly explained […]

BAREKNUCKLE AND THE LONDON PRIZE RING

THE VERTICAL STRAIGHT PUNCH

Dan Kanagie
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Forgotten Fight Science: The Vertical Straight Punch One of my favorite things as a hoplologist is looking at martial arts from different regions and eras, stripping them down to their basics, the comparing what techniques remain: the techniques that transcend time and location. The vertical straight punch falls in this category. First let’s dispel the […]

MMA VERSUS BOXING: COUTURE – TONEY

ROOTS OF MMA: BOXING

Tom Billinge
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Power Punching: Boxing for MMA  In the early 19th century, the world’s first star sports writer, Pierce Egan, called boxing “the sweet science of bruising”.  It was a century-old sport that was a major, if illicit, part of English sporting life along with horse racing, cockfighting and cricket.  The English prize ring was the crucible of early […]

MCGREGOR VS MAYWEATHER: SHOULD IT HAPPEN?