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Billy Robinson’s autobiography, “Physical Chess”, book review

Catch wrestling is always a hot topic amongst MMA fans, especially when Josh Barnett has a fight coming up, or wins a match using a submission hold. Back in the days before cell phones and the internet, catch wrestling was the king of sports. More popular than rugby or soccer, the art was a secret […]


“Say Uncle: Catch-as-Catch-Can Wrestling” Book Review

All MMA fans have heard of catch wrestling by now, largely in part due to fighters like Erik Paulson and Josh Barnett touting it’s usefulness, and demonstrating it’s effectiveness in the cage. Pro wrestling has been using it’s submission holds for ages, and back in the good ole’ days, the style was a guarded secret […]