When you work in the MMA media it can be a bitter sweet experience, as you may see fighters dominate a bout only to lose due to a simple mistake or you can watch a fighter accept that their skillset is not adequate at the level they hope it to be. But therein lies the beauty of mixed martial arts, the fighter may be despondent in a losing moment, but they will be resurgent as early as a day later! This mentality is an example to all.
This Week in Face Punching #27 – The most comprehensive weekly MMA review on the planet. Featuring GIFs, clips and news from 18 MMA shows worldwide plus links to full fights and event videos. We’ve got Antonio McKee’s highlight reel head kick, an awesome soccer kick KO from Europe, plenty of nasty armbars and choke finishes, plus the best highlights form combat sports of all sorts worldwide.
Following the glorious weather during the first week of April, Ireland experienced a cooling down this week, but the Irish MMA scene ramped up the heat! Fighters and coaches traveled the world this week for a variety of reasons, and I round up all the important bits here for your easy consumption. Tuck in!
This Week in Face Punching #26 – The most comprehensive weekly MMA review on the planet. Featuring GIFs, clips and news from 16 MMA shows worldwide plus links to full fights and event videos. This weekend was all about RIZIN for diehard fight fans, and the top promotion from Japan was as face-stompingly good as ever. Plus ACB put on its rematch of the year, Victory, LFA, Road, and a whole lot more.
This Week in Face Punching #25, the most comprehensive weekly MMA review on the planet. Featuring videos and news from 20 MMA shows worldwide plus links to full fights and event videos. Quebec’s TKO stole the show with an awesome card this past week, while LFA, KSW, Bellator, and a slate of regionals offerings sated our remaining appetite for combat. Read along for all the news and highlights!
There has been an atmosphere of tranquillity across Irish MMA this past week, it must be correlated to the fact that much of this island has been baked in sunshine this week (including a good sun burn during a tag-rugby tournament for yours truly!). Such quiet weeks leave some room for mischief making. This week was no exception, especially when April Fool’s Day fell at the start of this week. Coaches and fighters alike took to social media to cause chaos with fans, promoters and media alike!