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.
In this magazine, we have covered the history of various martial arts, but over time we will be delving deeper into the history and philosophy of Judo. This is the first piece into the history of one of the world’s most practised martial arts.
A legend of the martial arts community has passed away. “Judo” Gene LeBell (1932-2022) was a sensei, stuntman, wrestler, and “The Godfather of Grappling.” He will be sorely missed by many.
This weekend brings you plenty of action, with judo from Hungary, another UFC Fight Night, and Chisora vs Pulev II in London.
Over the weekend, UFC returns with Fight Night featuring Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot. PFL 5 is live tonight, while the International Judo Federation’s World Tour continues with this weekend’s Ulaanbaatar Grand Slam. Several boxing world titles are also on the line, live from Texas.
Judo is perhaps most often associated with education, personal cultivation, and a way of introducing children to martial arts. Yet, Judo is a venerable martial art which has proven to be effective in MMA. One of the premier judokas who has proven this is Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama, whom we spoke to about his career.
Going into this weekend, here are some events to keep an eye on: UFC Fight Night, Judo Grand Slam, ONE 158, and Haney vs Kambosos Jr.
Fight fans had a superb weekend. Upset, highlight knockouts, and boring championship bouts. This weekend had it all: from UFC 274, through Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol, PFL 3, and the Sarajevo European Cup in Judo. We also spoke to Sadibou Sy about his PFL 3 performance. Results disclosed.
This weekend was far less thrilling than last weekend’s action-packed Saturday, in terms of the quantity of events. Yet, one potentially huge bout in women’s boxing awaits and the future of judo looks very promising. Some results are disclosed in the article.
Sverige är en ytterst liten del av sportvärlden. Den här gången blev det mer tydligt än på väldigt länge. OS 2021 blev en flopp för Sverige i samtliga kampsporter och därför får vi tyvärr kalla den här upplagan för fiaskot i Tokyo.