The History of Judo

What do you know about judo, one of the world’s oldest grappling martial arts? The family of Japan’s diverse set of martial arts is only around half a millennium old, all borne out of the ancient discipline Takenouchi-Ryu, the forerunner of jujutsu. Jujutsu and its tenets would eventually develop into a separate martial art, judo.…

Post-MMA Careers

What happens to fighters after they leave the Octagon for good? A retirement from MMA means that they’re going from constant training and anticipation of the next big fight, to… silence. It’s a silence that can be deafening when you’re used to the crowd cheering your name as you walk down the aisle. It takes…