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Technique of the Week: Half-guard kneebar from Daniel Wanderley

The Fight Nerd May 31, 2012 0

A second Degree BJJ Black Belt from Carlson Gracie Sr., Daniel Wanderley shows off a very simple and sneaky step back kneebar from the half guard position. This multiple-time grappling champion who instructs at

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Thug MMA Fighter Image Still Going Strong, I blame Revenge of the Nerds

Peter Lampasona May 31, 2012 0

The following is an editorial expressing the opinions of MMA writer and one of the more obnoxious Fight Nerd correspondents Peter Lampasona. The opinions expressed in this editorial do not necessarily reflect those of

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Mike Tyson is training Justin Bieber… be afraid

The Fight Nerd May 31, 2012 0

Two people that I would never expect to see in the same room at the same time, surely this is a sign of the end of the world. Here is an iPhone video of

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Fedor is smooth in this Mercedes-Benz commercial

The Fight Nerd May 31, 2012 0

Before he retires, Fedor might have a fancy new car to add to his garage. Check out the former Pride FC heavyweight champ in this commercial for Mercedes-Benz, along with some other Russian athletes

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MMA Deal of the Day: FORM Athletics Fight Shorts for cheap!

The Fight Nerd May 30, 2012 0

Awesome MMA Shorts Deals FORM Athletics Fixed Waist Team Fight Shorts for $25 (normally $59.95) today on MMAHQ FORM Athletics MMA Shorts $25 Great MMA gear and apparel deals that ship worldwide

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Local Fight Watch: Dan Cion versus Casey Milliken

Peter Lampasona May 30, 2012 0

Among the many dust-ups worth watching this weekend, the dark horse of the summer fight season’s opening is a regional title tilt between Dan Cion and Casey Milliken for Pennsylvania promotion XFE. The two

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“Vital Point Strikes” Book Review

The Fight Nerd May 30, 2012 0

We all remember learning Karate or Tae Kwon Do early in our lives, or whatever our first martial art was. As a child, many of us were consumed with the idea of a mystical

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Pat Barry dismisses the Fight Doc’s advice to take a year off

Hiroko May 30, 2012 0

UFC heavyweight and all around lovable guy Pat Barry sat down with Full Contact Fighter’s Jimmy Smith to address some unwanted advice. After losing to Lavar Johnson via TKO at “UFC on Fox: Diaz

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New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame Announces First Inductees

Peter Lampasona May 29, 2012 0

Yesterday the New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame announced the names of its inaugural class of inductees. The Hall of Fame is a newly created institution celebrating the combat sports heritage of the

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Jon Jones Pleads Guilty to DWI, Jail Time Unlikely

Peter Lampasona May 29, 2012 0

Earlier today, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones appeared before the Binghamton City Court regarding an incident earlier in the month where he careened his new Bently into a telephone poll. Jones plead guilty

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