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Gym Rescue: Episode 3 – Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Episode three starts out with an introduction about the struggling Dynamic Fitness gym located in Pembroke Pines, Florida under the ownership of Jose Soto and Justin Gonzales. Jose and Justin bought the gym in May 2013; now the gym has failing equipment, is $1.5 million in debut and is loosing $5000 a month as well as members. To make ends meet Jose works an outside job and has appointed his

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 1 in review

The episode opens up with several introductions to the various fighters competing in the show which are also spread throughout the episode at appropriate times. UFC President Dana White talks about how for season 20 the UFC acquired eight contracts from Invicta FC and held tryouts for the remaining eight slots going into the house. It is at this time that there are several introductions to tryout members. Finally the woman are brought

The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned preview

The Ultimate Fighter is making history this season when sixteen women duke it out for the inaugural UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. This is unique for a few different reasons, the first being that it will be the first time a champion is crowned and the second being the fact it’s all women. It is certainly a season to look forward to when it airs later tonight. There has been a

What Invicta FC’s deal with UFC Fight Pass has in store

On July 10, it was announced that Invicta Fighting Championships and the UFC Fight Pass network had reached a deal to broadcast Invicta events on the Fight Pass network. This was significant because it is the first time that the UFC has shown a willingness to help promote an organization’s events that weren’t Zuffa owned. However, this is not surprising considering that since the UFC added a women’s division, it

UFC comes to Scotland in 2015

The UFC has held events in Europe on many occasions now but not yet here in Scotland. I decided to send a tweet to Dana White on August 9th asking if he was bringing the UFC to Scotland in 2015. Very much to my surprise, he replied straight away with a simple “YUP”. Now the odds on Dana actually seeing my tweet were slim, but for him to reply straight

Bellator MMA Season 11 Preview

Season eleven of Bellator will be starting this coming Friday, September 5th with Bellator 123 located at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. This season will certainly be significant for the promotion due to the various changes that will be implemented. In essence this is a period of transition for the promotion which will see it be revamped into something probably resembling something like Strikeforce. Then there are also

Summer Special: Top 10 Heaviest Fighters in MMA

Something that the summer does to people is make them bigger. They eat at family gatherings, barbecues, and eating at various social gatherings. They gain some weight and have to work it off. While the desired body for a MMA fighter is athletic, there have been large people who have participated in the sport. For that reason we will be looking at the top 10 heaviest fighters in MMA. Because

The Fight Itinerary: UFC Fight Night Bisping vs. Le Edition

Keeping up with the UFC is a daunting task in 2014. That’s why I’ve come to do something that’s very nerdy. I make a fight itinerary. I even call it a “fight itinerary.” In reality, it amounts to nothing more than a grocery list of sorts as I write an event down, and circle the parts that matter, sometimes even adding a few notes on when I can approximately take

Gym Rescue: Episode 2 – Battle of the Sexes

Episode two starts out with an introduction on the Women’s Gym based in Littleton, Colorado which is run by Toni Campton. She opened it in 2009 as an all women’s gym but due to her bluntness and chaotic management style isn’t respected by employee Kit. The gym is about two hundred thousand in debt and only has about one hundred members. Modern gyms needs about two hundred and fifty members

Top 10 fights of July 2014

There were some great fights this month and also had some historical significance to it. So with that here we go with the top fights: 10. UFC on Fox : Lawler vs. Brown – Patrick Cummins vs. Kyle Kingsbury Patrick Cummins had a successful first UFC win at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov against Roger Narvaez after his one sided debut loss at the hands of Daniel Cormier. Kyle Kingsbury on the other