Video: Anderson Silva’s Muay Boran elbow, Vitor Belfort’s straight blast

In honour of tonight’s big Brazilian showdown between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort for the UFC Middleweight Championship, let’s marvel again at two of MMA’s best knockouts ever. The first is Anderson’s Silva’s Ong Bak-inspired Muay Boran elbow against Tony Fryklund at Cage Rage 16: Critical Condition. Bloody Elbow shares a tale from Silva’s MMA instructional book about how Silva was …

Chinese New Year Special: discount memberships

To commemorate the turning of the Chinese calendar on Feb. 3, Kombat Arts will be offering a special deal on memberships, available for the entire month. From Feb. 1 – Feb. 28, 3-month, 6-month, and 1-year memberships will be offered at discount prices. Details: $75 (+tax)/month for 6-month and 1-year memberships $285 (+tax) for 3-month memberships Make the Year of …

Video: Smithsonian discussion on Filipino martial arts

Check out this awesome talk hosted by the Smithsonian Institute on Filipino Martial Arts (FMA). It features Guro Dan Inosanto doing some amazingly smooth empty-hand and weapons demonstrations, as well as discussions with other experts on the history of Filipino boxers including Pancho Villa and Flash Elorde. A very comprehensive primer on FMA covering everything from theory, to history, to …

UFC 117 Results

I don’t usually watch the UFCs, because frankly I find a lot of the fights to be boring.  However I have to say that this card was pretty good.  Anderson Silva had the goods to pull it of and for me I liked the sub that Matt Hughes did.  Here are the results: Pay-Per-View Bouts Anderson Silva def. Chael Sonnen …

Lexton Wins Ringside Tourney!!!

I am so HAPPY for our boxing athlete Lexton Bates who represented the Kombat Arts at the Ringside Boxing Tournament, Kansas City, MO.  Awesome work Raf and all the sparring partners and pad holders.  It takes a a team to make a champ.  Here is a video of Lexton in the semi-finals.  Again, great work Lexton! jd [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YObt-rgMo0s]