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Royce Gracie talks CM Punk, ‘Rampage’ Jackson & Old School UFC

Royce Gracie talks CM Punk, ‘Rampage’ Jackson & Old School UFC

The Fight Nerd January 11, 2015 0

Royce Gracie is one of the men that built MMA, and has a very zen-like approach when it comes to discussing the sport. In the second part of this two-part interview (the first installment

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Royce Gracie: “Acting is harder than fighting”

Royce Gracie: “Acting is harder than fighting”

The Fight Nerd January 7, 2015 0

MMA & BJJ legend Royce Gracie is back in action, but not inside an octagon or on the mats. This time, he is wearing body armor and carrying a sword. In the first installment

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OSMMA Review Awards, Volume 1 (1993-1996)

OSMMA Review Awards, Volume 1 (1993-1996)

The Fight Nerd January 6, 2015 0

The Old School MMA Review returns with their inaugural edition of the OSMMA Review Awards! After a month of voting on Bloodyelbow.com, The Fight Nerd and Zane Simon have tallied the votes and read

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Bellator adds Royce Gracie as brand ambassador

Bellator adds Royce Gracie as brand ambassador

The Fight Nerd October 14, 2014 0

Known simply as the pioneer of mixed martial arts, Royce Gracie is widely considered the most influential and important figure the sport has seen. Engaging in some of the most memorable fights in MMA

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Art Davie explains why Rickson Gracie never fought in the UFC

Art Davie explains why Rickson Gracie never fought in the UFC

The Fight Nerd July 26, 2014 0

In 1993, the UFC held their first event in Denver, Colorado, planting the seeds for an entire sport to begin growing out of this barely legal event. The mastermind behind the concept was Art

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Art Davie explains UFC history in “Is This Legal?” – Book Review

Art Davie explains UFC history in “Is This Legal?” – Book Review

The Fight Nerd July 17, 2014 0

Old School MMA is kind of our thing here on TheFightNerd.com. I was not a TUF bandwagon fan, but I was also not one of the people who was watching the first event when

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Old School MMA Review: UFC 5 – “Return of The Beast”

Old School MMA Review: UFC 5 – “Return of The Beast”

The Fight Nerd August 15, 2013 0

Welcome back to yet another episode of the Old School MMA Review! Join The Fight Nerd and Zane Simon as we leap back into the octagon to continue our in-depth journey down SEG UFC

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Old School MMA Review: UFC 3

Old School MMA Review: UFC 3

The Fight Nerd August 1, 2013 0

The Old School MMA Review returns, as we tackle one bizarre early SEG UFC event, UFC 3: The American Dream! Originally billed as champion vs challenger, with the intent to see the returning Ken

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Old School MMA Review: UFC 2

Old School MMA Review: UFC 2

The Fight Nerd July 13, 2013 0

The Fight Nerd, Matthew Kaplowitz, and Zane Simon are back for another round of Old School MMA! This week, we continue looking at the SEG UFC period with UFC 2: No Way Out! We

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Old School MMA Review: UFC 1

Old School MMA Review: UFC 1

The Fight Nerd June 20, 2013 0

The Fight Nerd and Zane Simon of bloodyelbow.com go back to the distant year of 1993 to watch the inaugural show of the first Ultimate Fighting Challenge…. er, championship, as part of the first

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