Category: UFC



Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson

TRAINING: I train three times a day, six days a week When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was three years old. My father was a professional fighter and owned a Karate school. All the kids in our family started training at age three. What ranks and titles have you held? [...]

Paulo Thiago

Paulo Thiago

TRAINING: I wake up early every day, eat my breakfast and go to the gym for the MMA training with Constrictor Team. This training starts at 10:00 and ends at 12:30. My MMA training is very tough, with a lot of very good training partners and it’s very intense. After that I come back home, [...]

Glute Bridges on the Balance Pad

Lie on your back on a mat or on the floor with your heels on a balance pad. Your arms should be relaxed at your sides. To make this exercise more difficult, keep your arms off the floor. Exhale and push into your heels, lifting your buttocks off of the floor. Your neck and shoulders [...]

James Te Huna

James Te Huna

TRAINING: Run, BJJ in the morning. kickboxing in the afternoon. When and why did you start training for fighting? I grew up watching Bruce Lee movies as a kid. My father and his side of the family liked to brawl a bit too so I was eventually going to fall into it. I started boxing [...]

Chin to Chest Stretch

Sit upright on a ball or chair with your feet shoulder width apart. Arms are relaxed with your hands resting on your thighs. Tuck your chin gently toward your chest. Turn your head slightly to the left until you feel a slight stretch. Hold for 10-15 seconds. Repeat to the right side, holding for 10-15 [...]

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

Fight History Skill Breakdown Charts are compiled based on results from all fights. Total Fights: 9 Record: 11-6-1, 1NC Summary: Relentless endurance Fighter Info Nickname: Relentless From: Walsall England Fights Out Of: Walsall England Age: 32 Height: 6′ 0" ( 182 cm ) Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg ) Striking Total Attempted Strikes 0 [...]

Brad Tavares

Brad Tavares

TRAINING: I typically train 2 to 3 times a day, 6 days a week. Sometimes even 4 times. I’m either doing conditioning with Ian Omalza, hitting mitts with Ray Sefo, doing jits with Sonny Nohara and Rob Drysdale, or pro practice with my team at Xtreme Couture. Thoughts on opponent, Dustin Jacoby? I don’t know [...]

Thiago Tavares

Thiago Tavares

TRAINING: I am training boxing seven times a week, Muay Thai five times a week and jiu-jitsu seven times. When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in Judo when I was five. When I was nine I started to train Jiu-Jitsu because I always had this dream to become a lutador [...]

Superman on the BOSU

Lie facedown on the BOSU ball. In the start position, your forearms and toes should be resting on the floor. Pull your navel toward your spine to engage your core. Lift forearms and toes off the floor, finding your balance point. Squeeze your buttocks to keep your legs up. Squeeze your shoulder blades together and [...]

Issei Tamura

Issei Tamura

TRAINING: AM: Spar. PM: Technique / Conditioning When and why did you start training for fighting? I started jiu-jitsu when I was 19 years old and started to have an interest in becoming an MMA fighter.What ranks and titles have you held? Shooto Rookie of the Year & MVP in 2008.Ranked fourth in the world [...]