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A Tribute to Japanese Martial Arts in MMA

A Tribute to Japanese Martial Arts in MMA This weekend the world’s premier MMA organisation makes its long-awaited return to one of the most influential countries of traditional martial arts. The Land of the Rising Sun, Japan. The historical origins…

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Jon Jones: The Real Baddest Man on the Planet

Jon Jones: The Real Baddest Man on the Planet ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ has long and fittingly been the moniker used to describe the heavyweight champion of the world. It was adopted from boxing and rose in popularity…

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Three Reasons to Get Down to the 3e Arena for BAMMA 30

BAMMA 30: Three Reasons to Get Down to the 3e Arena By Neal Martin BAMMA 30 throws down this Friday in Dublin’s 3e Arena. And by no surprise, it’s a stacked card featuring some of Ireland’s brightest prospects. There are…

Marc Diakiese British fighter.

Marc Diakiese: Actions Speaking Louder Than Words

Marc Diakiese: Actions Speaking Louder Than Words By Neal Martin The last time a European fighter with the potential Marc Diakiese has entered the octagon he went on to do quite well for himself. I’m talking about the former UFC…

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Emerging from Flames of Destruction: Tom ‘The Fire Kid’ Duquesnoy

Tom ‘The Fire Kid’ Duquesnoy: Emerging from flames of destruction On Saturday night Europe’s pound for pound number one fighter makes his much anticipated debut in the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. Feelings across Europe are that Duquesnoy’s plunge…