How to Defeat Ronda Rousey’s Armbar

Ronda Rousey put on a spectacular performance in her match against Meisha Tate at the UFC 168, defeating Meisha with an arm bar…her 8th one! Ronda came from a Judo background (medaling in the 2008 Beijing Olympics), and her former instructor was 4 time US Olympian Jimmy Pedro, and 2 time US Olympian Travis Stevens was her teammate. Now Jimmy …

London 2012 Olympics combat sports schedule: When and why to watch

The Olympic Summer Games in London are officially underway and the stage is set for two exciting weeks of pure competition. Combat sports are at the heart the games’ history and if you’re looking for your fix, here’s the schedule for the next two weeks. You can check these links for results as well. BOXING WRESTLING JUDO TAEKWONDO FENCING Two …

Beyond Shogun and Hendo: 2 other amazing MMA displays from the weekend

MMA fans were treated to an amazing war between two legends of the sport on Saturday at UFC 139 when Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua slugged their way into the history books. But if UFC is the only fight league you checked out over the weekend, you missed out on some more great MMA action. On Saturday, Bellator featured …