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Nate Quarry on Hard Training, Injuries, Addiction Recovery and Cannabis

Nate Quarry on Hard Training, Injuries, Addiction Recovery and Cannabis

In our previous discussion with Nate Quarry, the former UFC fighter talked about his unorthodox journey from a sheltered childhood, to standing under the bright lights in the Octagon. That journey has not been without pain and sacrifice, both mental and physical. Quarry fought in a time when the sport of MMA was still in […]

Why Athletes are Choosing CBD over NSAIDS

Why Athletes are Choosing CBD over NSAIDS

There are a number of reasons athletes reach for some sort of pain relief before or after a workout session. Discomfort and irritation are just part of life for athletes who push themselves to the limit. CBD for athletes has begun to replace the widespread use of NSAIDs and for good reason.  The Road to […]

Juan Rodriguez Balances Fight Life, Family and Pizza Delivery

Juan Rodriguez Balances Fight Life, Family and Pizza Delivery

Juan “Juanky” Rodriguez is a Puerto Rican fighter who learned the value of self-defense before ever stepping into a martial arts gym. Though known for its beauty, the island of Puerto Rico also has a high crime rate, which can make life challenging. The toughness Juan Rodriguez developed in his early youth would translate well […]

Nate Quarry on the Sacrifices it Took to Make it in MMA

Nate Quarry on the Sacrifices it Took to Make it in MMA

Nate “Rock” Quarry did not take the traditional road to the octagon. Sports were not only discouraged during his upbringing, they were actually banned. To wrestle would have been sacrilegious and to fight would be unforgivable. Rising up from an oppressed childhood, Nate Quarry has made his peace and found a way to live a […]

Joe Giannetti Has a Will That Refuses to Break

Joe Giannetti Has a Will That Refuses to Break

Professional MMA fighter, Joe Giannetti didn’t always have the physique to fit the name “Skeletor,” nor did he have this whole fight thing figured out. Many competitors start their martial arts journey at a young age or discover MMA as high-level athletes in other sports. Giannetti was just focused on surviving wrestling practice and trying […]

CBD Oil Analysis – MMA Fighters Trust Receptra Naturals

CBD Oil Analysis – MMA Fighters Trust Receptra Naturals

Combat sports athletes are a special breed – Not just because of their harsh training regiments and propensity for getting punched in the face or choked. These martial artists have to perform to their highest potential under the most daunting circumstances: bright lights, screaming fans, blows to the head, nowhere to hide and weight requirements […]

Curtis Blaydes on Life as a UFC Fighter and Finding His Spirit Animal

Curtis Blaydes on Life as a UFC Fighter and Finding His Spirit Animal

Curtis “Razor” Blaydes is a hardheaded, softspoken wrestler from Chicago, turned UFC fighter. A recent win placed him in the top five promotional Heavyweight rankings and he doesn’t plan on stopping there. Curtis Blaydes loves the fight life. That passion is helping him continue to gain momentum through some grueling battles as he sets his […]

Devin Powell Steps Outside His Comfort Zone and Into Greatness

Devin Powell Steps Outside His Comfort Zone and Into Greatness

It’s funny sometimes how one single decision can change an entire life. UFC Fighter Devin Powell made that decision when he chose to take his love of the W.E.C. (World Extreme Cagefighting) to the next level and learn some martial arts skills himself. How many fans are saying right now that they wish they have […]

Brandon Davis Generates More UFC Momentum in One Month than Many in Two Years

Brandon Davis Generates More UFC Momentum in One Month than Many in Two Years

Brandon “KillerB” Davis is a UFC newcomer who is already leaving his mark. A dominant win on Dana White’s Contender Series earned Brandon Davis a UFC contract. After months of wondering when he would get the chance to make his promotional debut, Davis found himself competing not once, but twice in the same month. With […]

Ragin’ Kajan Johnson Making Magic in the UFC 

Ragin’ Kajan Johnson Making Magic in the UFC 

UFC fighter “Ragin’” Kajan Johnson (22-12-1) is memorable, not only for his performances in the cage, but also his conviction outside the Octagon. The lightweight is 3-1 in his four UFC performances with one Fight of the Night award. Johnson is also known for his outspoken ability to bring attention to issues that are considered […]

2018 Super Bowl: Pizza, Beer and Brain Jiggle

2018 Super Bowl: Pizza, Beer and Brain Jiggle

Football fan or not, Americans from across the nation will be tuning in to watch the 2018 Super Bowl. The New England Patriots are taking on the Philadelphia Eagles in arguably the most anticipated annual sporting event that the United States has to offer. Millions will  celebrate with exorbitant amounts of pizza, bean dip and […]

Brittany Boone Getting Ready to Throw a Britt Fitt for Her Pro Debut

Brittany Boone Getting Ready to Throw a Britt Fitt for Her Pro Debut

Brittany Boone is a 115 pound female fighter training out of Factory X in Englewood, Colorado. Going 5-2-0 as an amateur, “Britt Fitt” will be making her professional debut this month and hopes to make a statement in 2018. She is a force to be reckoned with. How did you get started in MMA? “I’ve […]

Punch Drunk: The World’s Worst Hangover 

Punch Drunk: The World’s Worst Hangover 

“Punch Drunk Syndrome” is a condition seen in combat sport athletes, football and ice hockey players, military veterans and others who are prone to receiving blows to the head in practice, competition and life. Repeated cerebral concussions are the cause of Punch Drunk Syndrome. Symptoms are characterized by weakness in the lower limbs, difficulty walking, […]

Jose “Shorty” Torres – The Lomachenko of MMA

Jose “Shorty” Torres – The Lomachenko of MMA

Jose “Shorty” Torres (6-0) is an undefeated professional flyweight with something to prove. Torres hails from just outside the windy city of Chicago, Illinois. He currently competes under the Titan FC banner (streaming on UFC Fight Pass) where he holds the championship titles for both the 125 and 135 pound divisions. Shorty Torres is undoubtedly ready […]

Homeostasis: Finding Balance for MMA Fighters

Homeostasis: Finding Balance for MMA Fighters

Homeostasis, or balance, is more important to keeping your body in top physical and mental condition, than you think. “When you have harmony in the different areas of your life with your mind, body and spirit, you’re so much stronger. Especially in intense situations.” -Frank Shamrock     Successful athletes put their bodies through stressful […]

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