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  • Has MMA Become More Popular Than Traditional Martial Arts?

Has MMA Become More Popular Than Traditional Martial Arts?

As a kid, you probably grew up idolizing karate and kung fu masters. You likely thought that these traditional martial arts were the pinnacle of self-defense. However, today, there’s a new champion in the ring. MMA, or mixed martial arts, combines a host of different techniques drawn from a wide variety of different martial arts [...]

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Strength & Conditioning Training for our Professional Mixed Martial Arts Team

Here is a look at one of our fitness classes. This is the Strength & Conditioning class for our Professional Mixed Martial Arts Team. The class is being led by Coaches George Castro and Steve Stanya, and includes MMA Fighters from large organizations such as UFC, Bellator and many more!

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Defend Against A Punch

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Guillotine Choke Defense

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Guillotine Choke

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Armbar From The Guard

  • Shogun vs Vera Road to the Octagon

Vera vs Shogun Road to the Octagon *VIDEO*

Article by Jesse Holland If you're a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, all roads eventually lead to the Octagon. That holds true for both Mauricio Rua and Brandon Vera, who square off this Saturday night (Aug. 4, 2012) in the main event of UFC on FOX 4, which emanates LIVE from the Staples Center [...]

  • Alliance Pankration at Grappling X

Alliance Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Pankration Team At Grappling X Pankration *IMAGES*

Alliance Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Pankration Team At Grappling X Pankration with Coach Danny Martinez and Coach Juan Luis Miranda!

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Chad Griggs Drops Down, Will Face Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis at UFC on FOX 4

Article by Oron Larocke Crawford Chad “Grave digger” Griggs (11-2) will be making the move to the light heavyweight division after getting steamrolled by Travis Browne in his UFC debut last month. The Strikeforce Heavyweight veteran was on a six fight win streak at heavyweight until being stopped by Travis Browne at UFC 145 in [...]

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Michael Chandler’s Epic Evolution: Johnston On MMA

Article by Mike Johnston Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is the best 155-pound fighter in mixed martial arts that no one seems to talk about. The 26-year-old is a perfect 10-0 and represents everything that's good about MMA. He is respectful towards his opponents and of the process in which it takes to become a [...]

  • UFC on FUEL 2 Weigh-in Results

UFC on FUEL 2 Weigh-in Results

Article by Kelvin Hunt Fighter weigh-in’s for the UFC on FUEL 2 event took place earlier today in preparation for Saturday afternoon’s fight card at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. All fighters made weight and are ready to get it on tomorrow. Main event fighters Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva hit the 205 [...]

  • Paul Bradley

Paul Bradley: “I’m Not Messing Around Anymore”

Article By Garrett Derr The greatest fear in mixed martial arts is awaiting the judge's scorecards. The only thing worse is actually hearing the decision announced. And if you're on the receiving end of that bad news, it could stick with you for a long, long time. Enter Paul Bradley (18-4). "I'd be lying if [...]

  • UFC Fighter Jeremy Stephens Video Blog Las Vegas 1: No Gambling, Just Wrestling & Scrambling

UFC Fighter Jeremy Stephens Video Blog Las Vegas 1: No Gambling, Just Wrestling & Scrambling

UFC Fighter Jeremy Stephens Video Blog Las Vegas 1: No Gambling, Just Wrestling & Scrambling. View how Alliance MMA Fighters Jeremy Stephens, Phil Davis, Alex Garcia & Shanon Slack are living, in Las Vegas. Follow Jeremy Stephens Website: http://www.lilheathenmma.com/ Facebook: LilHeathenMMA Twitter: @lilheathenmma

  • Doug Balzarini Update From Las Vegas: What Is UFC Champion Dominick Cruz Eating?

Doug Balzarini Update From Las Vegas: What Is UFC Champion Dominick Cruz Eating?

Doug Balzarini Update From Las Vegas: What Is UFC Champion Dominick Cruz Eating? Click Here For more info on Doug Balzarini and his Strength & Conditioning Training Program For The Combat Athlete

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DBStrength: Train Like an MMA Athlete (ACE shoot) *VIDEO*

Articl by Coach Doug Balzarini Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the American Council on Exercise (ACE) headquarters and participate in a video shoot detailing exercises for MMA athletes. Increase the intensity of your workouts by training like a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. Doug Balzarini shows you his top five favorite exercises that [...]

  • Brandon Vera at Compound In Sweden For Seminar “This Is Amazing, We’re Over Here In The Country Side”

Brandon Vera: “This Is Amazing, We’re Over Here In The Country Side”

Brandon Vera at Compound In Sweden For Seminar "This Is Amazing, We're Over Here In The Country Side" Click Here To Try Out Our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu BJJ Training For 30 DAYS FREE!!!

  • SNEAK PEEK VIDEO: KIDS MMA Self-Defense Live Training in San Diego

SNEAK PEEK VIDEO: KIDS MMA Self-Defense Live Training in San Diego

Here is a sneak peek at whats going on at Alliance Training Center in our KIDS MMA Training, with instructors/pro-fighters Danny Martinez and Juan Luis Miranda. Bring your KIDS to Alliance, where your Child will learn the Secrets of Mixed Martial Arts, and through that, will maintain health and have a head start at developing [...]

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Top Heavy Ropes Exercises for MMA Athletes

Aricle by Doug Balzarini As Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) continues to grow in popularity, so do the methods and techniques used to help the MMA athletes reach their full potential. Coaches are realizing that their athletes must have a complete well-rounded program that covers not only their specialty; but many other aspects as well. One [...]

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Phil Davis Talks About His Knee Injury And Recovery, Penn State Wrestling And More *VIDEO*

Isaac Guzman,reporting on location at Alliance Training Center for Fist-ta-Cuff Radio and ProMMAnow.com, recently caught up with UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis who has been recovering from a knee injury that forced him to withdraw from a UFC 133 bout with Rashad Evans back in July. Davis talks about the significance of the UFC-FOX partnership [...]

Exclusive interview with Eric Del Fierro, Head Coach at Alliance Training Center

Isaac Guzman, reporting for ProMMAnow.com and Fist-ta-Cuff Radio, was at the recent Grand Opening of Alliance Training Center in El Cajon, Calif., where he caught up with Head Coach Eric Del Fierro. Del Fierro discussed what the UFC and FOX Sports partnership means for the sport and his fighters and he explained how they keep [...]