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Two Pittsburgh Tough Guys Made MMA Safe for Everyone But Themselves

To hear the media talk about it today, MMA was born when the first UFC tournament was held in 1993 and came of age after…

Enormous, Blood-Hungry Muscle Monsters Take Top Billing in Poland’s MMA

Allow me to set the scene: Two hulking men are hooked up to various medical monitors in a mad scientist’s lab. While the monitors beep…

The Fine Art of Choking Out Another Human Being

I grew up in mortal fear of the choke. “I’m going to choke the life out of you,” my father would scream at me and…

This Controversial Theory in Pro Fighting Could Change Drug Testing for All Sports

The main event of UFC 232 — rangy, skilled striker Alexander Gustafsson versus returning light heavyweight great Jon “Bones” Jones — was supposed to be…