The Body Lock

The Body Lock focuses on sharing fascinating perspectives on martial artists through the form of interviews, insights, and analysis with fans from all over the world.

In particular, we help to promote the athletes and events from the UFC, ONE Championship, and Bellator.

We also strive to provide an excellent experience for readers – and that means you will not see auto-play videos or frustratingly large advertisements on our pages (unlike other MMA sites).

What began as a small team has now transformed into a much larger group of authors who share the same incredible passion for this incredible sport.

Jake Nichols

Editor-in-chief

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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.

Cameron Laird
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"What was your favourite scene from that movie?" "The UF Scene."

Charles Sganga

Writer

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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.

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

Kyle Johnson
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Kyle is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism with an all-inclusive enthusiasm for MMA reaching back to 2006. He also keeps abreast of the latest in baseball, movies, and music. He may not get out very much.

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

Nick Neander
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Ricardo Nieto
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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.