Lazy Sunday Link Dump: Training for the Fight of His Life edition

  • Happy Mother’s Day! Cole and Sydney Belton are maybe celebrating by taking their mom to the gym to work on their takedowns. Soccer moms? Pssh. Meet MMA practitioner Genea Belton, and her family of mixed martial artists. [B.C. Local News]
  • Canada’s political landscape sure has changed recently. Regardless of your personal politics, here’s a cool piece of info: the Yukon’s newest MP is a martial arts coach with two MMA fights under his belt. [CBC]
  • Jens Pulver has had a long and storied career that, for better or for worse, still hasn’t reached its end. Ben Fowlkes gets the former UFC lightweight champion to reminisce about his first fight ever. I wouldn’t mind reading a whole book of these types of tales. [MMA Fighting]
  • Manny Pacquiao’s fighting style has many influences, among them Bruce Lee. I feel like my heroes just combined into Voltron. [The New York Times]
  • Uhm, Pittsburgh has been experiencing a ninja-related crime wave. You read that correctly. Have the police looked into the Foot Clan? [Nerve]
  • Two MMA diehards got married in the UFC Octagon last Friday before UFC 129. Now that’s romance. Congrats to the happy couple! [MMA Ontario]
  • Here’s a useless but interesting piece of information: Osama bin Laden just may have been a dedicated Judo player. [International Business Times]
  • If you want an excuse for all the ice cream and meat you’ve been eating (I hope you haven’t been eating meat ice cream), a new study says that “bad” LDL cholesterol is actually essential to gain more muscle mass. [Futurity]


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