The Body Lock

We aim to be different.

The Body Lock covers mixed martial arts in an entirely different way to the masses of other MMA websites and blogs on the internet.

Rather than sharing snippets from the Joe Rogan Experience or UFC Unfiltered, we aim to provide fascinating content that details the story of the athletes in the sport.

We strive to provide an excellent experience for readers, and you will not see auto-play videos or frustratingly advertisements on our pages.

If you enjoy what we do, please reach out and let us know.

Jake Nichols


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Jake provides detailed coverage of ONE Championship while also sharing his thoughts on UFC and Bellator. You can also listen to Jake on The Body Lock Podcast.

Nick Vera

Senior Writer, Editor

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English Student at Rollins College with a passion for all things combat sports. Mixed martial arts isn't just entertainment; it's an art form.

Siri Karri

Senior Writer, Editor

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A fight is like wood carving; multifaceted, beautiful and it'll leave you hurting if you get thrown into one. I have puns like perforated edges: tear-able.

Anthony Crozzoli
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Martial artist with over 15 years of experience. MMA and other sports are my passions.

Charles Sganga


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A 23 year old covering the greatest sport in the world. MMA has been a passion of mine ever since I witnessed my first favorite fighter, Forrest Griffin, win the infamous first season of TUF. A simple reason to love this sport, there is never a dull day in the world of MMA.

David Murphy
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David is an aspiring writer who enjoys watching, and providing coverage on, combat sports from around the globe. He posts informative articles on specific fights and competitors, and also shares his opinion regarding many different MMA topics on The Body Lock and his Twitter profile.

Derik Thomas
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Combat sports writer from Nashville, TN. Lover of BJJ, coffee, and all things sci-fi.

Jonathan Salmon


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Just your everyday neighborhood martial artist. I have a love and passion for the martial arts, specifically the striking arts. With a black belt in karate, kickboxing and coaching experience, as well as love for nerd culture, it's my mission to expose my passionate opinions to the world and hopefully get people thinking and enjoying my content.

Joseph Mayall
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Mathias Bruntz
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WELCOME FIGHT FANS!! I am a 29-year-old combat sports enthusiast; hailing from the state of Washington. Vasyl Lomachenko is my spirit animal. Follow me on my writing journey and enjoy! Lets gooo!

Nick Cowie
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Nick graduated with an environmental science degree and is a freelance writer, covering anything from fighting to forestry. He is a washed up swimmer and a sports and comedy enthusiast. Nick can be contacted through his linked social media.

Nick Gordon
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MMA: The Most Dangerous Chess Match

Riordan O'Sullivan
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Hi, my name’s Riordan and I’m from London, with Irish family. I write about all things UFC and I hope to one day do this full time, as I am just starting in the writing world. I hope you like what you read.

Steven Rae
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Steven provides extensive coverage of the UFC and Bellator. Please give his articles a read.

Stuart Kurth
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Current life record is 33 years alive, 0 years dead. Stu comes from a beach town but never beached; he now lives in a mountain town but to this date has not mountained. He is a lover of cheese and a disliker of sunburn.

Tom Tierney
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27 year old MMA nut. Paralegal by trade, Heavyweight champion in my mind.

Vivienne Hogan
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Al Iaquinta wannabe

Yar Za Myint
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Drawn to the beautifully savage.


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