One of the most effective submission techniques in martial arts is known as the “Kimura.” In this article, we delve into the history of the name and discuss the roots of the lock within Judo.
August 20th will see the first legally sanctioned Bare Knuckle Fights in England since the introduction of the Marquess of Queensbury Rules in 1867 as BKFC hosts an event at Wembley, London.
Chance encounters and unexpected events change lives. Big Joe Egan, 7-time Irish boxing title holder, former sparring partner to Mike Tyson and opponent of Lennox Lewis, speaks to our editor after one such fateful meeting.
Our editor visited this year’s Royal Cornwall Show and tried the oldest sport in Britain, Cornish wrestling.
Boxing, one of the world’s oldest sports, seems to be in crisis. A multitude of titles, celebrity bouts, and controversial scorecard decisions. Yet, things point to a bright future ahead.
In the 18th- and 19th- century a form of unarmed, bare-knuckled combat developed in rural parts of America. Known as “Rough and Tumble” or “Gouging” it was a no-holds barred combat, known for its brutality. This is the story of one of the predecessors of vale tudo and the UFC.