54 Top Martial Arts Blogs You Should Follow In 2021

The internet is a pretty damn large place, with some awesome blogs and some well... not so awesome.

That can make finding the best martial arts blogs a little bit tricky.

Fortunately, we've compiled a list of the top martial arts blogs currently out there, that are sure to offer tonnes of knowledge for you take to your next class.

Whether you're looking to keep up to date on the latest news, or looking to learn some new techniques, this list is populated by a range of different blogs and websites around a number of different martial arts. 


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Before we begin, I would just like to highlight the fact that these are listed in random order and do not reflect how each blog is ranked. We've got some classic websites that have been around for years, and some up and comers that are sure to be the next big thing. 

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Jiu Jitsu Legacy

Jiu Jitsu Legacy

Jiu Jitsu Legacy is undoubtedly one of the best online resources for BJJ and Jiu Jitsu practitioners in the world. 

They cover technique guides, news, product reviews and just about everything else you could need to know when it comes to training Jiu Jitsu. 

BJJ Camp Finder is also one of their partner projects and is a platform where you can find and book BJJ Camps all around the world

Fighting Thai

Fighting Thai is website that provides Muay Thai and MMA action and training photos from Thailand.

The website gives you raw, unfiltered glimpse into the intense training in the native home of Muay Thai.

Breaking Grips

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Breaking Grips is a BJJ and combat sports blog. The site is run by Ron who is an active BJJ competitor who also has a love for MMA and boxing.

The site features news, opinion, product reviews, and detailed technique breakdowns. There is also a strong focus on personal development with lot's of good info for anyone who loves the martial arts lifestyle.

Bushido Flix

Bushido Flix is no ordinary martial arts website. They offer a rental service for different martial arts instructional videos. 

You simply find an instructional film you would like to watch, rent it and it'll be sent out to your house free of charge.

While you can find some instruction videos online, you'll never find videos from established martial artists such as GSP. With that in mind, Bushido Flix really is a go to resource for anyone looking to enhance their martial arts knowledge.

Fight Matrix

I recently just stumbled across Fight Matrix and had to add it to the list. This is essentially a computerised fighter system that creates an un-biased ranking system for MMA fighters.

We all know the UFC's ranking system is somewhat strange, so it's great to have a solid, numbers based ranking of fighters.

MMA For The Working Man

MMA for the Working Man is a blog written by a former MMA fighter and
collegiate Judo champion for MMA and martial arts practitioners with
full-time jobs.

The blog leans towards articles for the stable 9-5 family-man type of
practitioner, rather than the professional athlete. Articles cover topics
such as: mma basics, training tips, martial arts history, work-life
balance and other lifestyle pieces.

8 Limbs

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8 Limbs is a Muay Thai blog founded by Sylvie Von Duuglas-Ittum, a female Muay Thai fighter living in Thailand with 200 fights to her name. 

The blog follows her journey in Thailand, through her fights, the gyms she attends and the lessons she has learnt.

This is a must read for any Muay Thai practioner considering moving to Thailand, or wanting to learn from one the most decorated westerners to fight in Thailand.

For interest in: Muay Thai

Beyond Grappling

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Beyond grappling is primarily a Judo based blog created by former Olympian Judoka, Matt D' Aquino.

Although having a heavy focus on Judo, there's plenty of information on there that can benefit any martial artist looking to incorporate grappling into their skill set. 

Matt also discusses nutrition and fitness, as well as posting a variety of instructional videos packed with value.

For interest in: Judo, Grappling, Fitness & Nutrition

Fitness Fighters

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Fightness fighters covers a broad range of topics, primarily taking a look at some of the best equipment for boxing, Muay Thai and MMA. 

There's a massive range of guides, reviews and tutorials, offering an amazing amount of knowledge, all for free.

It's Fitness Fighters' aim to provide every fighter with the best information available to further improve their ability to perform.

For interest in: Boxing, Muay Thai, MMA & Fitness

Grappling Girl

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The grappling girl offers a brilliant insight into the mind set of a female Jiu Jitsu practitioner and the challengers she faces on her journey to greatness. 

Throughout the blog you'll find some great guides as well as some brilliant takes on training as well as prepping for competitions. 

If you're looking to compete in female BJJ, this really is the blog for you.

For interest in: BJJ

Jiu-Jitsu Magazine

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Jiu-Jitsu Magazine has been around for a while now and has accumulated a large following. 

They post regular content on BJJ news, guides, tips, videos and nutritional advice. 

If you're wanting to keep your finger on the Jiu-Jitsu world, this is definitely one to bookmark.

For interest in: BJJ

MMA Coach

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MMA Coach takes a slightly different approach to the websites we've previously mentioned. 

As well has a blog, MMA coach offers a free MMA course, Skype consultations, seminars as well as a store supplying various eBooks offering a tonne of value. 

Mark's blog offers some great insights into his thoughts on the current MMA systems, as well as a few nifty guides to help improve your game.

For interest in: MMA Training

MMA Sucka

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MMA Sucka is a mixed martial arts news website covering a wide a range of fighting championships such as UFC, Bellator, Titan FC and Invicta. 

Publishing regular news articles, MMA Sucka is a great way to keep an eye on everything thats happening in the MMA world.

They also have a segment called the "Walk Out Consultant", where they release a playlist of fighters walk out songs from recent events. Check out this playlist from UFC Fight Night Singapore to see what I mean.

For interest in: MMA News & Events

Muay Thai Pros

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Muay Thai Pros needs to be bookmarked by any Muay Thai enthusiast, epsecially if you're considering making the move to Thailand.

The blog publishes a wide variety of content, from reviews, to in-depth fight strategies for different types of opponents. 

Written by an array of experience Muay Thai fighters, Muay Thai Pros offers a tonne of value and is well worth a visit.

For interest in: Muay Thai

Sherbourne Martial Arts Academy: SMAA Blog

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The blog of the Sherbourne Martial Arts academy covers many different aspects or martial arts; from having the right mind set to perfecting techniques. 

Although only posting a couple of articles a month, each article is extremely in-depth and offers a brilliant perspective on martial arts and self defence. 

For interest in: MMA, Jiu Jitsu, Karate and Kobudo


The Made4Fighters blog is by the team behind Bytomic, one of the
leading martial arts apparel and training brands in the UK.

 The blog covers beginner training guides, diet tips, and even
publishes original research about the industry. One example of the
latter is a report they published about the prevalence of head injuries
in boxing

For interest in: BJJ, MMA, Boxing, Muay Thai, & Karate

US Combat Sports

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US Combat Sports was founded by Gary Stevens, martial arts coach and sourcing agent for a number of martial arts brands. 

Garys experience has allowed him to create US Combat Sports, a site dedicated to bringing martial artists the best gear possible. 

Throughout the site you'll find a number of reviews and gear guides centred around boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ, wrestling and MMA. 

Definitely a website to remember when you're on the hunt for some new gear.

For interest in: MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing, BJJ, Wrestling Equipment


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The DuCross bros are the hosts of the Sports Warriors podcast, where they discuss the latest happenings in the world of MMA and break down some of the latest events.

Alongside this, they also post content on their blog,, consisting of news, interviews as well as their 'hottie of the month segment'.

For interest in: MMA News & Events

Fightbook MMA

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Fightbook MMA is a MMA and boxing news site that publishes regular content designed to keep its readers up to date with all the buzz.

Partnered with USA Today, Fightbook MMA offers high class, honest journalism in an easy to digest manner for any MMA or boxing fan.

They also have a box office area where you can get tickets for upcoming boxing and MMA events.

For interest in: MMA News & Events


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FIGHTMAG is an Australian based news site that focuses on kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA and boxing. 

Although primarily releasing news base down under, FIGHTMAG does feature a number of global martial arts news stories. 

Alongside some of the top news stories, FIGHTMAG's blog features some great stories from the likes of professional combat sports commentators and video blogs of their encounters with professional  and highly decorated martial artists.

For interest in: MMA, Boxing, Muay Thai & Kickboxing News

Fight News Australia

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Another Australian MMA news site, Fight News Australia is an incredibly professional blog that posts a whole range of martial arts related content. 

From up coming event, to interviews, to results, Fight News Australia discusses topics happening all over the world.

They also publish regular articles on Australian martial arts championships as well as fight videos from recent events.

For interest in: MMA & Muay Thai News

Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood

Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood is by far one of the most in-depth Jiu-Jitsu blogs on the internet. What ever you're looking for, the chances are they've got it. 

They've got instructional videos, beginner tips, interviews, nutritional advance, a free beginners course and a paid in-depth "Masters Academy" - an online course designed to help improve your ability.

Anyone, white or black belt can benefit from having a read through the Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood. This is especially true if you're an MMA guy looking to incorporate some submissions into your arsenal.

For interest in: Jiu-Jitsu

Karate By Jesse

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Karate By Jesse is far more than just a martial arts blog. Founded by Jesse Enkamp, Karate By Jesse offers everything you need to know about Karate and is packed full of information. 

Jesse has published three books designed to improve your ability, hosts regular seminars and even has his own line of gi's.

Take a look round his site for some invaluable Karate information, and check out his YouTube channel "The Karate Nerd" to see what he's up to. 

For interest in: Karate

The Underground

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The Underground frequently reports on the latest MMA happenings across a variety of fighting championships.

They also feature a forum where those with an interest in mixed martial arts are able to share their views and engage with other individuals of similar interests.

The Underground's podcast also discusses different mixed martial arts news and up coming events.

For interest in: MMA News

MMA Revolution

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MMA Revolution posts a variety of content focused around a number of different martial arts such as Muay Thai, Boxing, Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. 

Their content varies from guides, to reviews, to lists of the best gear currently available. 

They also posts in-depth training guides designed to improve your training regime and introduce new work outs and techniques to those new to martial arts.

For interest in: MMA, Boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ


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MMA Rising has a focus on women's mixed martial arts and posts a tonne of different content designed to support the women's division of MMA. 

They posts interviews, news articles, up coming events and fighter blogs where professional female fighters document their lives coming up to an event.

Definitely a go to blog for the latest female MMA news.

For interest in: Female MMA Divisions & MMA News

Sensei Ando

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Created by 'Sensei Ando', Happy Life Martial Arts blog offers a variety of guides, tips and tricks surrounding a number of different disciplines. 

They also feature a "Fight For A Happy Life" podcast, which discusses topics related to different martial arts and how they can relate to everyday life.

For interest in: Self Defense, Tae Kwon Do, Kung FU, BJJ & Shotokan Karate

Slidey Foot

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Packed full of BJJ information, Slidey Foot has a tonne of tips and tricks for any level BJJ practitioner.

Originally created to review different BJJ gyms and document the founders journey from white belt, Slidey Foot has evolved to one of the most valuable BJJ resources on the web.

With glossary's, BJJ history, beginner BJJ FAQ's, BJJ videos and a Podcast, this really is one of the most information rich BJJ blogs on the web.

For interest in: BJJ

The Martial Arts Women

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The Martial Arts Women was founded by Andrea F. Harkins, who's been featured in various different M.A media outlets such as Martial Arts Illustrated UK, The Martial Arts Guardian (UK), MASUCCESS and Martial Arts Business (Australia).

Her blog covers a wide range of martial arts related topics such as motivation, self defence, fighting philosophy. and Karate.

It's also perfectly suited for martial arts coaches that are looking to find interesting ways to teach and to improve their ability to instruct pupils.  

For interest in: Self Defence, Teaching & Karate

The Martial View

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The Martial View posts an array of content on various different aspects of martial arts, from reviews, to tips for teachers and students alike. 

Focusing mainly on the striking element of martial arts, there's a solid amount of information to dig into and learn some valuable lessons.

For interest in: Teaching, Fitness and Training & Aikido

Bishop BJJ

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Bishop BJJ was founded and run by Tyler and Jena Bishop, who are instructors at Gracie Humaita Headquarters in San Diego, CA.

Bishop BJJ is different to most other BJJ blogs out there, as they take a look at work class BJJ fighters, break down their style and technique and create an in-depth study. This provides an immense amount of value to any experience level BJJ practitioner.

They also have a podcast where they interview world class martial artists such as Jimmy Pedro, former Judo olympian and a personal idol of mine.  (Jimmy Pedro: Fury on the Matt was one of the first martial arts films I ever bought - well worth a watch).

For interest in: BJJ

Black Belt White Hat

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Black Belt White Hat is a tad different to some of the other sites on our list in that it covers two, pretty different topics - Martial Arts and Internet Marketing.

The blog features some seriously in-depth guides regarding multiple aspects of martial arts, form nutritional information to fighting taller opponents, it really is a valuable resource.

Drew (The founder of Black Belt White Hat), also delves into fight psychology, posting a number of guides that are perfect for anyone who's entering their first fight/ competition.  

For interest in: MMA, Fitness, Nutrition & Sport Psychology

Fighting Report

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Fighting Report features an immense number of reviews and lists of the best equipment for a massive variety of martial arts and combat sports.

It's safe to say that it's quickly becoming one of the go to places to find your next piece of fight gear. 

As well as in-depth reviews, Fighting Report post a number of beginners guides for martial arts such as BJJ and Capoeira. 

For interest in: MMA, Boxing, Wrestling, Judo, Muay Thai

Goodbye Ninja

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Good Bye Ninja is an up and coming Martial Arts blog that provides some of the most in-depth reviews and gear guides online.

Whether you're looking for your next set of boxing gloves, or more information on the famous Gracie Diet Plan, Good Bye Ninjas is the site for you. 

Definately one to keep an eye on, I reckon we'll be seeing a lot more from them in the future.

For interest in: MMA, Boxing, Judo, Muay Thai

Grab My Wrist

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Grab My Wrist is an Aikido blog founded by Linda Eskin and is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in taking up the Japanese Martial Art.

Through her blog, Linda offers some fantastic insights into her experiences with Aikido, as well as some brilliant beginners guides for those new to the martial art.

As well as this, Grab My Wrist features a number of different videos of Linda's Aikido exams, allowing you to fully understand what is expected before you take the test yourself.

For interest in: Aikido

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Heatrick was founded by Don Heatrick, a Muay Thai coach and former pro Thai boxer from the UK.

His blog primarily focuses on Muay Thai alongside strength and conditioning, in which he offers a few different specialised online courses.

Don also has a podcast where he addresses a number of different Muay Thai and strength and conditioning subjects.

For interest in: Muay Thai & Strength and Conditioning

Martial Arts Lab

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Martial Arts Lab is different to a lot of blogs on our list in that they specialise in promoting the best martial arts gym in certain areas. 

Alongside their database of gyms, they also post regular content on their blog. Although they don't specialise in a single martial art, the topics they discuss can be applied to any martial artist training on a regular basis.

Anyone interested in further improving their training and understanding of different disciplines should definitely head over to Martial Arts lab for some pretty damn handy information.

For interest in: MMA & Finding A Martial Arts Gym

MMA Junkie

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No list of the best martial arts blog would be complete without MMA Junkie. 

I visit this site on a daily basis for the latest MMA news and rumors. 

Partnered with USA Today, MMA Junkie is one of the worlds leading MMA news blogs and should be bookmarked by any MMA enthusiast looking to keep up to date with what's happening.

For interest in: MMA News, Events & Rumors

MMA Life

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MMA Life is a blog dedicated to bringing it's readers accurate and in-depth information designed for those new to the martial arts world.

They post an array of content including reviews, highlight reels, videos and guides.

Although focusing on MMA, they also publish articles on a number of different disciplines such as boxing, kickboxing and Judo.

For interest in: MMA News, Events & Rumors

Muay Thai Guy

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Muay Thai Guy was founded by Sean Fagan, who describes himself as 'severely addicted to Muay Thai". 

Throughout the site you'll find Sean's blog, a pod cast, a shop and even up coming events and training camps that are comining up in the near future. 

The blog is packed full of vital information that's sure to improve your Muay Thai game.

For interest in: Muay Thai

My MMA News

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My MMA News is a well known blog that posts daily news articles, not just on MMA, but on a number of different sports such as Pro Wrestling and BJJ.

As well as news related articles, they also post a number of interviews, videos and results of the latest martial arts events.

They also have a series of different podcasts that are a perfect listen for any Martial Arts fan.

For interest in: MMA, BJJ & Pro Wrestling News

Round By Round Boxing

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Round By Round boxing brings it's readers the latest news in the world of boxing. 

They've also go their on Round By Round Boxing app that delivers the breaking news direct to your mobile, which is incredibly handy as it means you'll never miss out on the latest happenings.

As well as the latest news, they also post in-depth an informative boxing guides.

For interest in: Boxing

Attack The Back

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Attack The Back is a BJJ focused martial arts blog that posts a variety of content such as news, reviews, guides and lists of the best martial arts equipment.

They also have interviews with some pretty well established faces in the BJJ world that offer an amazing insight into their training and approach to BJJ.

Although primarily posting Jiu-Jitsu guides, they've got a tonne to offer in terms of how grappling can be implemented into your MMA game and is well worth a visit.

For interest in: MMA, BJJ & Jiu-Jitsu

BJJ Canvas

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The BJJ Canvas is a BJJ blog that offers some unbelievably useful guides on different BJJ techniques perfect for any skill level.

One such example is their video on creating the right conditions to shrimp out of the mount.

If you're looking for some more in-depth training on some specific areas, then they've got an array of courses to choose from, where Kenneth, the founder, will walk you through his approach to certain situations.

For interest in: BJJ

Combat Corner

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Although Combat Corner is primarily a shop selling an array of martial arts equipments, they do feature a pretty handy little blog.

On their blog they post an array of different content such as the top MMA & BJJ training tourism destinations and in-depth reviews of different products.

They also offer custom printed equipment such as rash guards and hand wraps, which to be honest, is frickin' cool.

For interest in: BJJ & MMA

Expert Boxing

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Expert boxing is a blog designed to provide in-depth training and strategy guides to boxers of all skill levels.

They've got a number of paid courses that walk you through the different elements of boxing, as well as a tonne of free articles packed with information.

Whatever your skill level, Expert Boxing is one of the go to site for any information on how to box.

For interest in: Boxing

Full Contact Way

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It is the mission of Full Contact Way to "provide you with the best and most reliable martial arts training tips and advice – proven, efficient and easy to implement".

I think it's safe to say they're fulfilling that mission by providing a tonne of value across an immense amount of articles. 

Whether you're looking for training advice or product reviews, Full Contact Way is a must visit site for any martial arts enthusiast.

For interest in: MMA, Boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ & Judo


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GrappleArts is by far one of the most in-depth, instructional blogs on our list.

With a primary focus on BJJ, they've got an array of courses and free ebooks designed to improve your grappling capabilities.

Alongside these amazingly helpful articles, they also feature a podcast that addresses some interesting and helpful subjects such as managing your adrenaline in competition.

All in all, a must visit for anyone looking to develop their grappling game.

For interest in: BJJ & MMA

Judo Inside

best martial arts blog is the world biggest judo database in the World.

 It is one of the few high quality Judo news sites on the web and is definitely worth checking out for any judoka from national level looking to keep up with the latest news, results, multi media and stats.

JudoInside posts the latest results from recent competitions linking to the judo profiles and various videos. Also at social media they are a appreciated source in judo. Editor in Chief Hans van Essen was Media Director of the world biggest judo events, a true insider.

For interest in: Judo

Just A Girl In A Jiu-Jitsu World

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Just a Girl in a Jiu-Jitsu world details Leslie's (the founder) experiences training and competing in a predominantly male sport. 

A truly great blog for any female BJJ practitioners out there to visit and get some inspiration.

For interest in: BJJ

MMA Fighting

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MMA Fighting is one of the largest MMA news sites in the world and posts daily content on the latest happenings. 

If you're at all interested in MMA news, you'll probably recognise one of their lead journalists, Ariel Helwani, who is currently the World MMA Award Journalist of the Year winner.

There really is no better place to keep up with the latest MMA news.

For interest in: MMA News

Planet Fighting

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Planet Fighting provides martial artists with in-depth and unbiased gear guides and reviews.

Whether you're a veteran or just starting out, having the right gear and equipment is extremely important. 

Definitely head over to Planet Fighting next time you're looking for your next piece of gear.

For interest in: Martial Arts Equipment

BJJ Motivation

This is potentially one of the highest quality, most well rounded Jiu-Jiutsu.

They cover a wide variety of topics such as guides on how to get started, as well as the correct gear to use. Quality content. 

If you're ever wanting to learn more about martial arts, definitely head over to

For interest in: Jiu-Jiutsu

Round Up

Now that's one hell of a list packed full of valuable information.

As I mentioned earlier, if you think your blog deserves to be on our list, send us a message at

Thanks for stopping by!

James Davis

A fervent mixed martial artist and avid MMA fan, James combines his experience and scientific knowledge to provide you with a unique perspective on the most popular MMA products on the market. He joins the ranks of other MMA enthusiasts in creating this website to guide and educate the next generation of mixed martial artists.

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