Japanese Martial Arts Articles

Conor McGregor avoids incarcerate epoch with plea cope for Brooklyn melee

Conor McGregor abode a request batch that will see the former UFC champion avoid jail time for accusations stemming from his actions at a press contest in April This time, Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight. The mixed martial arts wizard pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will play-act five days of community services to resolve fees …

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Dear Meryl Streep: strike Trump all you require, but don’t knocking MMA’s diversification | Tom Fretwell

Mixed martial arts isnt everyones cup of tea, but Streeps jibe at the Golden Globes was misguided. MMA is plenty diverse: its full of foreigners and outsiders In her fervent pronunciation at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, Meryl Streep received time to mention mixed martial arts, also known as MMA. Streep took be targeted at Donald Trump and protected …

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The rise of Russia’s neo-Nazi football hooligans

The long read: For the past two decades the Russian government has encouraged groups of brutal far-right devotees. As the World cup finals approachings, it is struggling to tame them. By Simon Parkin The day that Denis Nikitin, a Russian neo-Nazi who claims he formerly saved a framed image of Joseph Goebbels in his bedroom, took part in his first …

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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 spotlights a troubling is connected with the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov moved into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s combats. Garmented in beige jeans and a white-hot t-shirt with a pairing case, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded …

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America’s new opponent: the status of women standing up to Trump

A refugee, a Native American, a transgender woman these primary winners are changing the face of the progressive left It has been a summer of political firstlies in the US as a historically diverse study of candidates run for power, primarily rejuvenated by resentment with Donald Trump’s presidency. Across the country Democratic females are loping for place- and winning primaries- …

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Conor McGregor has turned into what he once denounced: a bully and a tramp

The Irishmans tiresome behave is doing more to destroy the UFCs hard-won credibility than any stomach-turning riot or flunked drugging test Watching Conor McGregor racing through the loading dock at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Thursday, throwing dollies at a bus like some crazy-eyed rowdy, I was only able to think of John McCain. It was the US senator who years …

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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 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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