Japanese Martial Arts Articles

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 foreground a troubling link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov sauntered into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s combats. Dressed in beige jeans and a grey t-shirt with a coinciding casing, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Why humanities opposed- and what it says about manlines

I suspect 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 expressed willingness to do it About a year ago, I was coalescing trails on the route during an hour-long trek to a job interview when, in my rearview mirror, I assured …

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Conor McGregor evades jail hour with request cope for Brooklyn melee

Conor McGregor admitted a plea bargain that will see the former UFC champion avoid jail time for charges stemming from his actions at a press happen in April This time, Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight. The mixed martial art hotshot pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will perform five days of community services to resolve bills …

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UFC 217: Georges St-Pierre suffocates out Michael Bisping to triumph claim in comeback

The Canadian star returned from a four-year layoff to suffocate out Michael Bisping and triumph the UFC middleweight championship at Madison Square Garden Georges St-Pierre returned from a four-year layoff and peered through the river of blood that flowed down his face to strangle out Michael Bisping and win the middleweight championship at UFC 217 on Saturday night. ” I …

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