Injury and the Mindset of a Comeback

Injury and the Mindset of a Comeback

by Monica Hunsaker

Blood, sweat, and even tears mark the extraordinary life of an MMA fighter. When faced with serious injury, even these elite athletes must display a special level of determination to make a strong comeback...

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In the Books: OO Fights 32

In the Books: OO Fights 32

by Felix Falcon

Convention centers, more often than not, convey the atmosphere of, at worst, boring business meetings and at best a massive platform for like-minded people to go buy the stuff they nerd out on, like gun shows or comic conventions. Last Saturday, August 23rd, the good people from OO Fights brought something way better to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC, a slew of very entertaining amateur MMA fights... 

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In the Books: Draka 15

In the Books: Draka 15

by Felix Falcon

I visited the Richmond Coliseum on Friday, May 30th, for the DRAKA 15 weigh-ins knowing only a handful of details about the show. I knew that some of the scheduled contests were going to be under DRAKA rules – three, three-minute rounds in length and if at any point the fight goes to the ground, both fighters have 30 seconds to finish the fight before being stood up – and I knew that Alan Stephenson, a friend of several friends of mine, was making his professional debut....

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