2014 World Judo Team Championships
The final day of the World judo championships is reserved for something a bit different, the World Team championships.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Canada's Antoine Valois-Fortier wins silver at judo worlds
Canada's Antoine Valois-Fortier, pictured here, lost in Thursday's men's 81-kilogram final against Georgian Avtandili Tchrikishvili, the current International Judo Federation standings leader, at the world championship in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Judo: Europeans hit back at Japanese domination
Frenchwoman Clarisse Agbegnenou and Avtandil Tchrikishvili of Georgia led the European fightback to Japan's dominance by winning gold medals at the Judo World Championships in Chelyabinsk on Thursday .
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Israeli Judoka Wins Silver at World Championship
Gerbi faced off against Clarisse Agbegnenou of France in the final for the second time running.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
UFC Fight Night Tulsa Judo Chop: The Refined Aggression of Rafael Dos Anjos
BE's striking specialist breaks down the Muay Thai skills that Rafael Dos Anjos used to knock out Benson Henderson in the main event of UFC Fight Night Tulsa, the product of a better-than-ever trainer in Rafael Cordeiro of Kings MMA.
Judo Chop: Ben Saunders, Eddie Bravo, and the First Omoplata in the UFC
T.P. Grant looks at how Ben Saunders was able to finish off the first Omoplata in UFC history thanks to a few pointers from Eddie Bravo.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Ki Chong Tran wins in Phuket
Cambodian mixed martial arts fans had some early reasons to rejoice ahead of next month's epic ONE FC fight night at Koh Pich Theatre, with A Fighter club's Ki Chong Tran emerging victorious from his battle in the cage on Saturday at Full Metal Dojo in Phuket.
Judo: Japanese teenager Kondo stars at world championships
Japanese teenager Ami Kondo set the first day of the World Judo Championships alight on Monday when she won the women's -48 kilogramme title.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Land a punch, with spiritual harmony
Haimanti Pal, 37. Biology teacher, mother, and the only Indian woman with a black belt in aikido, a Japanese martial art that stresses on self-defence along with spiritual harmony.
UFC Fight Night 48 results: Alberto Mina gets TKO in crazy fight
In the best fight of the evening so far and one of the greatest one-round fights you're likely to see, Alberto Mina remained undefeated with a TKO victory over Shinsho Anzai in the first round at UFC Fight Night 48. The Brazilian born fighter was rocked by some huge shots from Anzai, who was a replacement on ten days notice for Sheldon Westcott.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Judo team leaving to compete in World C'ship
A four-member Nepali judo team is leaving for Chelyabinsk, Russia on Friday to compete in the World Judo Championship to be held there from August 24 to 31. Saroj Maharjan will compete in the mens U-60 kg and Lila Adhikari in womens U-48 kg category.
Judo starlet continues good form
The youngster took the gold medal for the third consecutive year with maximum point wins in all five of her contests and even taking the time to try out some different throws.
UFC Fight Night Henderson vs Dos Anjos Judo Chop: Ben Henderson's Wall n' Maul
Benson Henderson isn't always exciting these days, but he's always imposing. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the rough 'em up, cage-based clinch game of the former WEC and UFC champion.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Ebola virus forces African judokas to skip 2014 Judo World Championship in Russia
African judokas decided against competing in the 2014 Judo World Championship in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk later this month citing Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, Dmitry Chernykh, a vice president of the Russian Judo Federation, said on Wednesday.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
UFC Fight Night Bader vs Saint Preux Judo Chop: Boxing Tricks with Gray Maynard and Ross Pearson
Gray Maynard and Ross Pearson put on a thoroughly entertaining display of boxing in their co-main event slot on the UFC's 47th Fight Night event in Bangor, Maine.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Separatist Shuffle: Who's In, Who's Out Among The Donbas Rebels
Separatists in eastern Ukraine are denying a report -- also issued by separatists -- that rebel commander Igor Girkin, aka Strelkov, had been severely wounded in combat.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Response to BE Barnett Judo Chop from a Catch Wrestlers POV
First I would like to state I am far from an "expert" on all things wrestling. I'm simply a humble former coach of an ISWA affiliated school that learned what i know under the curriculum and tutelage of Kris Iastkevich and Boyd Ritchie.
Metamoris Judo Chop: Josh Barnett's catch wrestling tactics against Dean Lister
In this guest post by BJJ brown belt Kostas Fantaousakis we look at some of the catch wrestling techniques that Josh Barnett used to submit Dean Lister at Metamoris 4. This is a guest post by BJJ brown belt Kostas Fantaousakis.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Grappling is one of the oldest sports in the world - so why can't video games do it properly?
Pop quiz, video games fan: what was the first fighting game to feature counters, in-air reversals, special moves accessed by twirling the joystick, secret techniques that didn't appear in the instructions and a super attack that led to instant disqualification? Don't bother guessing, you're probably wrong: it was Brian Jacks' Uchi Mata, a judo game ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Why Putin won't be peacemaker
Russia's President Vladimir Putin is a popular but polarizing figure who has dominated Russian politics for more than a decade.