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Introducing Nick Urso!

Introducing Nick Urso!

By | November 29, 2012 at 7:49 pm | No comments

Rising MMA star Nick Urso took a few minutes to chat with KnockoutLounge prior to his upcoming fight Saturday. This grounded young fighter (grappling pun entirely intentional!) is garnering attention not just on the local Albuquerque scene, but around the country. Small wonder....

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The Myth of the Neutral Guard in MMA

By | July 28, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 4 comments

There's an awful lot of talk in the MMA world these days about a term known as Lay n Pray, and how it is affecting/ruining the great sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The theory goes something like this: when fighter A takes down fighter B and is unable to land significant shots or...

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Introducing: Jon Nelson-Griffith

By | July 13, 2011 at 2:24 am | No comments

In my last interview, I introduced one of Colorado's premiere gyms, namely the Defense Institute. Today, I am privileged to introduce one of their fighters who is fighting at the Kickdown 94 in Denver, CO July 16. The young man's name is Jon Nelson-Griffith, and I believe you...

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Profile: The Defense Institute

By | July 12, 2011 at 12:20 am | No comments

Colorado Springs, Colorado is developing quite a name for itself in the world of MMA. Many fighters live and/or train here, either because it's their home or because the 6,000 foot plus altitude aids in their cardio and stamina. Quietly making a name for itself among families...

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Spending Time With Mike Wessel

By | July 8, 2011 at 4:04 am | One comment

KnockoutLounge.com had the honor of spending some time with TUF 10 contestant and former professional football player Mike Wessel, and some of his fans may be a little bit surprised at some of the revelations... Craig Nelson: Let's do this. Ok, how about a brief background,...

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Profile: Ripper Fight Gear

By | July 2, 2011 at 11:05 pm | No comments

KnockoutLounge.com has recently been fortunate enough to partner up with an outstanding fight gear company out of Louisville, KY called Ripper Fight Gear, maker of badass fight clothing and supporter of all things MMA. I got to sit down with Jack Reddington, aka Jack "The...

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Profile: Striker Fight Center

By | June 23, 2011 at 10:57 pm | No comments

Kennesaw, Georgia. Just about 20 miles north of Atlanta, a small college town, former Civil War shipping center, and famous for passing a law, in 1982, that the head of each household must own a gun.  What you might not know is this area is an MMA hotbed. Folks in this area...

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