Joseph Mayall

I can't believe this sport is legal. But it is, so I'm here to write about it

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Bread and Games: The History of Organized Combat During Times of Crisis 9
Bread and Games: The History of Organized Combat During Times of Crisis

Worldwide, the coronavirus has paused major sports, with one notable exception: The Ultimate Fighting Championship.…

Donald Cerrone submits Mike Perry with a belly-down armbar at UFC Fight Night 139
Examining the jiu-jitsu of Conor McGregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

There is a peculiar phenomenon in bouts between fighters that favor the same style —…

Suloev stretch
The Suloev Stretch: Breaking down the notorious submission hold

In the years following its inaugural use in a 2002 bout between Amar Suloev and…

Michael "Venom" Page makes his walk to the Bellator cage
Michael “Venom” Page is at risk of squandering his career

With Ben Askren’s announcement on Monday that he is retiring from the sport of mixed…

Anderson Silva front push kick
The Front Snap Kick: Understanding its effectiveness in MMA
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Whether it was the spectacular kicks of Bruce Lee, the brute combat of Jason Bourne,…

Kamaru Usman inside the UFC Octagon
The Nigerian-American Nightmare: The remarkable story of Kamaru Usman’s father

No stranger to variety, the podcast of UFC commentator Joe Rogan, The Joe Rogan Experience,…