Chinese Martial Arts Articles

UFC 201: Brutal Tyron Woodley points Robbie Lawler’s welterweight reign

Tyron Woodley took the name from UFC welterweight endorse Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, stopping him with 2:12 left in the first round It very well could have happened another time over the past year and a half. A loss. An inch here, a missed breath there and Robbie Lawler might not have owned the UFC welterweight belt as he …

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Unbelievably, Conor McGregor may advantage after ludicrous Nurmagomedov situations

The Irishman helped prepare the tint for a contest that ended in chaos. But the UFC has always indulged the fighter as long as he continues to deliver money In the last six months, Conor McGregor has faced prison, razzed his opponent’s religion, country and father, and been comfortably hit by a superior adversary. Somehow, it’s plausible to reason “hes …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front row of a UFC show highlights a troubling link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov marched into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s fightings. Dressed in beige jeans and a grey t-shirt with a according coat, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Why guys fight- and what it says about manlines

I doubt there are plenty of men out there who feel what I do, writes Scott Atkinson. We know that fighting is dumb, but we still have the subconscious desire to do it About a year ago, I was incorporating lanes on the road during an hour-long trek to a job interview when, in my rearview mirror, I encountered a …

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UFC ignores Conor McGregor’s hardships as it targets Nurmagomedov payday

The Irishman is UFCs biggest earner but his recent action has been erratic and provoking. But in Dana Whites world, money is king On a chilly Thursday afternoon in April, Conor McGregor stormed into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and to be undertaken by wreak havoc. The Irishman snuck into the building with the intent of meeting Khabib …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov ditches UFC 229 presser rather than wait for McGregor

Gamesmanship? Perhaps. But the unbeaten Dagestani had no time for the tardy McGregor at the final press conference before Saturdays UFC title showdown Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn’t about to wait for the solemnity and circumstance of a video pack to accompany him to the stage. He surely wasn’t going to wait for Conor McGregor to show up. The news conference to …

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Anderson Silva plucked from UFC’s first China card after another flunked drug exam

The former UFC middleweight champs profession is in jeopardy after being flagged for a potential anti-doping misdemeanor ahead of UFC Fight Night 122 Anderson Silva’s career is in jeopardy after the former UFC middleweight endorse neglected a Usada out-of-competition drug test, causing a provisional suspension and removal from the organization’s first ever card in mainland China later this month. Silva, …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against black players

Slurs and intolerance are routinely hurled at minority jocks, and the national media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good lead as CBS’s lead athletics prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a pitch-black Washington DC …

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