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“Beyond the Lion’s Den” Book Review

“Beyond the Lion’s Den” Book Review

The Fight Nerd April 15, 2014 0

There were very few names in the early days of no-holds-barred combat that were universal, and Ken Shamrock was one of them. The first King of Pancrase in Japan and inaugural UFC Super Fight

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“Fightnomics” Book Review

“Fightnomics” Book Review

The Fight Nerd February 25, 2014 0

What happens when a strategy consultant meets with an MMA writer & analyst? You get “Fightnomics: The Hidden Numbers and Science in MMA and why there’s no such thing as a fair fight”, a

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“Bad Boy” MMA Sparring Kit Review

“Bad Boy” MMA Sparring Kit Review

The Fight Nerd February 15, 2014 0

“Bad Boy” is one of those logos that old school MMA fans have known and loved for years. One of the oldest Brazilian brands out there, the logo is allegedly Wallid Ismail’s scowling face

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“Luta” MMA Shorts Review

“Luta” MMA Shorts Review

The Fight Nerd February 12, 2014 0

Last time we looked at a “Luta” Sportswear product, it was their performance rashguard, which I really liked. Today, we try out their take on MMA shorts, which are a bit of a mixed

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“Golden Gear” MMA Gloves Review

“Golden Gear” MMA Gloves Review

The Fight Nerd February 10, 2014 0

We have been reviewing a lot of Golden Gear products in the past month or two, but one item has eluded us. Not their belly pad or shin pads, but one of the most

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Scramble “Athlete” BJJ Gi Review

Scramble “Athlete” BJJ Gi Review

The Fight Nerd February 5, 2014 0

Scramble has been making some great stuff for some time now, and I have wanted to get one of their products for awhile. They are responsible for the great Sakuraba shirt that came out

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“Golden Gear Pro MMA Head Gear” Review

“Golden Gear Pro MMA Head Gear” Review

The Fight Nerd February 3, 2014 0

Head trauma is a big hot topic in all sports, and it is inevitable that a discussion of MMA will not be involved in that. While it is easy to see a blow to

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“Memoirs of A Happy Warrior” Book Review

“Memoirs of A Happy Warrior” Book Review

The Fight Nerd January 30, 2014 0

I use Grammarly for proofreading because proper grammar makes the world go round, and awful tweets cause natural disasters. The name of this site is “The Fight Nerd” for a reason – I am

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“Golden Gear” Shin Pads Review

“Golden Gear” Shin Pads Review

The Fight Nerd January 28, 2014 0

Remember that scene in “Kickboxer” when JCVD is watching ‘Tiger’ Tong Po blast a steel pole with low kicks, and he tells his brother, “He’s kicking the s**t out of the pole”? I do.

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“Luta” Performance Rashguard Review

“Luta” Performance Rashguard Review

The Fight Nerd January 21, 2014 0

The staple to most serious MMA & BJJ practitioners is their rashguard. At least half the people that wear gis will wear a rashguard underneath it to prevent gi burn scars, which is a

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