Monthly Archives: March 2013

AG’s office sues over martial arts scam

The state attorney general’s office has filed suit against a Virginia man accused in a mixed martial arts scam involving events that never took place. John Dickerson of Virginia got Springfield area businesses and residents to pay for sponsorships and … Continue reading

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Michigan, Others May Regulate Amateur MMA Fights

Jerry “The Moose” Waterson fulfilled a dream last month by stepping into the ring for his first professional mixed martial arts fight, which he won. His passion has become his full-time job, requiring 40 hours a week of training. But … Continue reading

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How Happiness Affects Your Health

In recent years, physicians, psychologists and economists have embarked on a journey to illuminate the connection between joy and wellness. Fascinating research exists, and there is value in understanding the effect of happiness on our lives. To start a conversation … Continue reading

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Strengths and Weaknesses of 5 Popular Grappling Arts

By Tony Salzano Part of being a complete martial artist is knowing how practitioners of other styles think, train and fight. This article will provide an introduction to five popular grappling arts — Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo, sambo,shootfighting and wrestling — and clue you … Continue reading

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UFC Champion Georges St-Pierre Joins Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Another Marvel Universe villain is set to appear in Anthony and Joe Russo’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier as Latino Review reports that UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre will be playing French kickboxing master Georges Batroc, AKA Batroc the Leaper. With … Continue reading

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Do What the Pros Do: Eat More to Lose More

Question: I’m trying to lose fat and am strict with my diet, but a few people in my gym recommended that I cheat once in a while. How can I do that without getting fat? Answer: Getting lean boils down to … Continue reading

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Promoters say Rowan faked death

DETROIT — Two Michigan mixed martial arts promoters say they were shocked to learn that one of their fighters who supposedly died in a car wreck last month is very much alive, if not exactly well. After all, it was … Continue reading

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