Monthly Archives: January 2014

From Easy Mark to Street Fighter

“MOVE slowly,” the instructor cautioned as students of the Krav Maga Institute, grouped in twos, moved menacingly toward each other. “We don’t want to hit our partner.” Krav maga, meaning “contact combat” in Hebrew and pronounced krahv ma-GAH, is a hand-to-hand … Continue reading

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Dana White backs bid for ban on TRT

LOS ANGELES — UFC president Dana White is “thrilled” by the Association of Ringside Physicians’ call for the elimination of testosterone replacement therapy in mixed martial arts. White still believes the UFC can’t be solely in charge of eliminating steroid … Continue reading

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UFC Fight Night 35 Preview

Originally posted on The Sport Addiction:
The year continues for the UFC with the second event in 2014 and the first meant for North American viewers. With the better time frame for fans in North America the UFC has put…

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Jon Jones plans next defense April 26

A light heavyweight title fight in Baltimore between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira has been booked for UFC 172 on April 26. UFC officials on Friday confirmed a report by the Baltimore Sun that Jones’ seventh title defense will come at Baltimore Arena. The … Continue reading

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Run Run Shaw, Movie Mogul Seen as Creator of Kung Fu Genre, Dies at 106

Run Run Shaw, the colorful Hong Kong media mogul whose name was synonymous with low-budget Chinese action and horror films — and especially with the wildly successful kung fu genre, which he is largely credited with inventing — died on … Continue reading

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UFC Fighter Quinn Mulhern Retires

UFC fighter Quinn Mulhern on Saturday night called it a career. After seven years in the fight game, Mulhern came to the realization that he had taken his career, for the most part, as far as he felt it would realistically go. … Continue reading

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