WEEKLY JOURNAL: treadmill walking lunges


Seven (7) weeks out to competition day, one of my main goal is to increase the muscle mass on my lower body, while leaning my upper body. One of the exercises I feel have make a big difference in my training has been the treadmill walking lunges. New body architects and Andrea Calle have created a small video to show you this exercise.

El Octagono show: Sunday January 13th. A must listen/watch show


El Octagono will be extending its regular show, to bring you just some of the fighters that will be fighting in the month of January. We will have live: –          UFC on FX 07 – Jan 19: CB Dollaway (2pm) –          Strikeforce – Jan 12: Tim Kennedy (2-2:15pm) –          UFC 155 – Dec 29: Erik Perez (2:15pm) –          CFA 09 – Jan 19: Alexis Vila (2:30pm) –          Strikeforce – Jan 12: Dion Staring (2:45pm) –          UFC on FUEL TV 08 – March []

(Audio) El Octagon 130: CEO Jorge De La Noval, Renato Sobral, Luis Palomino, Erik Perez, CB Dollaway, Nik Lentz, Tim Kennedy, Lorenz Larkin, Rick Hawn & Victor Delgado


Hour 1 In this 3-hour special, we start the show talking about what was the last event of Strikeforce. After communicating with our first guest of the UFC, CB “The Doberman” Dollaway who fight under UFC on FX 07 on 19 January. We also talked to Erik “Goyito” Perez who walked in Mexico, Tim Kennedy who fought in the last event of Strikeforce and Rick “Ghengis” Hawn who fight for the title of the lightweights in Bellator Bellator 85 on January 17. []

Pat “HD” Barry goin’ crazy cornering Rose Namajunas @HypeorDie


MMAtopics.net / MMAMadhouse.com was covering the event and Pat “HD” Barry was going crazy cornering Rose Namajunas at Invicta 4. Everything Pat does is hilarious so I knew to keep the camera on him. Not only did I get footage but I also get punched as you can see in the video. Luckily i could take a beating LOL. Rose stopped her opponent in the 3rd round via RNC @ANDREACALLEcorp

Fifty reasons to love mixed martial arts


By Chuck Mindenhall The year 2012 was supposed to be a christening in MMA.The UFC was in the first year of a long-coveted broadcast deal, which meant something like the first (big) step toward something like (actual) legitimization. Smaller fighter molds were created to ensure Octagon hijinks (those flyweights). Chael Sonnen was going to be dropped into Brazil and left to stand trial for his actions against Anderson Silva (this was Ali-Frazier in Manila, remember?). The real Brandon Vera was still just []