Matsuda-den Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu Renshinkan

I recently started a discussion with Renshinkan Kancho and Matsuda-den Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu Menkyo Kaiden, Michio Takase, concerning his branch of the school and its techniques. Takase Sensei has also added some additional 'flavor' to techniques that are uniquely his own. He is passionate about teaching and preserving the old ways, but also is on... Read more

Rickson vs Zulu

https://youtu.be/WNH_WWHQsVM In 1980, Rickson Gracie, Hélio Gracie’s third biological son, faced Rei Zulu in his first ever vale tudo match. The fight lasted 12 minutes. Zulu tossed Rickson out of the ring three times. For most of the fight, Zulu, who was much bigger, manhandled Rickson. Legend says Zulu faced and beat over 100 men before facing... Read more

2018 MMA Fighter of the Year

Champ, Champ.  Double Champ.  The one and only Daniel Cormier has been named the MMA Fighter of the Year by ESPN.  He is the obvious choice, of course.  “DC” was busy throughout the year with racking up a 3-0 record, and was able to not only defend his Light Heavyweight title, but also gain the... Read more

MME, Mixed Martial Entertainment

Bought tickets to Vegas for the Ultimate Fighting Championship?  Hopefully, you can get those changed or maybe there is an available connecting flight to L.A. to get you there in time for the weekend.  Maybe a car rental is the answer. The UFC is a great big bowl of caca these days.  The latest, of... Read more

August 26th…McGregor has edge?

Floyd "Money" Mayweather has spoken.  In an interview with ESPN's Stephen Smith, he concedes that Conor McGregor has some advantages over him "on paper." Specifically, he admits some of McGregor's strengths, "a lot younger...taller, longer reach, he's a bigger man..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02_9Fnrgx_w August 26th is approaching fast.  Soon we shall see the end of this spectacle.... Read more

The last spectacle…

Well...I'll be honest.  I'm quite happy that the press tour is over.  I wish I would have been counting the number of expletives unleashed from the very start of the tour. Who do you think won this exchange for the undisputed sh!t talking champion? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7lQN1Bre-Q] Show your support for Conor McGregor to ensure that... Read more

Stay classy fellas…

https://youtu.be/EugwiF8SIDo Things turned even further south at the Brooklyn stop.  I will shamelessly admit that I find this all very entertaining.  Both fighters are picking at one another to inflame the media as well as each other.  From McGregor being racist to Mayweather wearing the Irish flag.  I suppose that if McGregor can say he... Read more

Mayweather Vs McGregor Toronto

Another entertaining exchange between the two fighters today in Toronto.  Even the promoters were brought into the fray... [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnfssqwQx6M] Show your support for Conor McGregor to ensure that everyone knows who you are rooting for!!! Check it out below:

Mayweather Vs McGregor Press Event

Did you watch the press event and stare-down yesterday between boxing champ Floyd Mayweather and UFC champ Conor McGregor?  The fight is building in hype and is sure to be a pay-per-view highlight. Take a look at the video below: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xK9-n3XJVHE] So...are you ready?  Show your support for Conor McGregor to ensure that everyone... Read more