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World-Renowned Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Coach Doug Balzarini Joins MMA Conditioning Association Faculty

Article by WEBWIRE Well-known for his toughness and smarts in serving as assistant coach for Team Cruz on FX’s “The Ultimate Fighter Live,” world-renowned mixed martial arts and strength coach Doug Balzarini has joined the faculty of the Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Association (MMACA). In his new role, Balzarini will provide weekly video training for [...]

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TUF Love: The Ultimate Fighter: LIVE Experience – Coach Doug Balzarini

Article By Coach Dog Balzarini Even though I recapped every one of my 12-week experience (Start here), I wanted to share some final thoughts. I’ve been home for a week now and, while I’ve been going non-stop with client training, meetings, and moving to a new apartment; I thought it would be interesting to look [...]

  • Team Unifies Around Injured 'TUF: Live' Coach Cruz, Doesn't Want Replacement

Team Unifies Around Injured ‘TUF: Live’ Coach Cruz, Doesn’t Want Replacement

Article by Steven Marrocco Members of Team Cruz on "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" heard the bad news about their coach around the same time the rest of the world found out earlier this week. After nine weeks on set, the UFC bantamweight champ sustained a torn ACL in training that ruled out his further participation [...]

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The Ultimate Fighter LIVE Week 8 – TEAM CRUZ Strength & Conditioning Coach Doug Balzarini

Week 8 started a little rough…we woke up with no running water on Sunday morning. Pipes burst in the complex so we were shower-less for the day. With no practices scheduled in the morning, I worked on my computer and finished up an article for EliteFTS on “playground training”…hoping it will be published in the [...]

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The Ultimate Fighter LIVE Week 7 – TEAM CRUZ Coach Doug Balzarini

Monday was a full day of training clients in San Diego. I finished up with my last client around 5:30pm. It was great to catch up with my home clients and see how they were doing with their health and fitness. I truly do hate being away from them for so long….fortunately, we have passed [...]

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The Ultimate Fighter LIVE Week 6 – TEAM CRUZ Coach Doug Balzarini

Another long week in the books! I woke up early Sunday and hit up a neighborhood park for a kettlebell workout with some hills sprints mixed in. I recently signed up for the RKC workshop so I really need to start grooving the kettlebell movements. After the workout, I relaxed by the pool for a [...]

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The Ultimate Fighter LIVE Week 5 – TEAM CRUZ Coach Doug Balzarini

It was definitely nice to stay out in Vegas and not have to deal with the long drive this week. I miss not getting back to work with my San Diego clients but I know they are working hard and getting their “homework” done. We are pretty much in a solid routine at this point…good [...]

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Episode No. 7 recap: ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Live’ John Cofer vs. Vinc Pichel

Article by MMAjunkie.com The seventh episode of "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" opens up with a brief recap of this past week's episode, which saw Urijah Faber's team earn its third-straight win over Dominick Cruz's squad, taking the lead in the season series after dropping the first two fights. Both Cruz and UFC president Dana White [...]

  • Dominick Cruz, Ross Pearson and other UFC Fighters Reenact Urijah Fabers Ackward Moment on TUF 15

Dominick Cruz, Ross Pearson and other MMA Fighters Reenact Urijah Fabers Ackward Moment on TUF 15

The Ultimate Fighter LIVE reenactment of awkward moment by UFC Fighters Dominick Cruz (as Himself & Urijah Faber), Ross Pearson (as Dana White), Bellator Fighter Scott Heckman (as Justin Lawrence) and Eric Del Fierro, Phil Davis, Lloyd Irvin, Wilson Reis, Jeremy Stephens, Mike Easton, Tyson Griffin, Shannon Slack all as Team Faber.

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The Ultimate Fighter Live: Episode 3 Thoughts and Recap

Article By Randall Woo This week's episode had the fight we've all been waiting for: Justin Lawrence vs. Cristiano Marcello. But before that, let's recap this week's episode. I like the choice of "Higher Ground" by Red Hot Chili Peppers for the intro. The old theme was getting, well, old. The new theme seems to [...]

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TUF Choices: A Hammer to Remember

Article by The Ultimate Fighter On Friday’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter Live, Dominick Cruz selected Justin Lawrence to fight but yielded the choice of Lawrence’s opponent to Team Faber. A flummoxed Faber did not take the bait and Urijah’s non-decision led to Cristiano Marcello being selected by Cruz for the most anticipated matchup of [...]

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Episode No. 2 Recap: ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Live’

Article by John Morgan Following a two-and-a-half hour special debut episode, "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" returns to its familiar one-hour format this week. However, unlike past seasons, the episode starts with taped content created from the previous week's events before airing a live elimination fight. Episode No. 2 of "TUF: Live" starts with a live [...]