Inspirational Fighters – Yuki Nakai (The man who sacrificed his eye for MMA)

Inspirational Fighters – Yuki Nakai (The man who sacrificed his eye for MMA)

Combat sports are an ever-changing landscape of fighters, with new names popping up constantly. All fighters have heart, and all fighters have talent, yet of all the fighters who have stepped up over the years, there are some who stick in our minds, who changed the way we think about the sports we love, and who are truly inspirational to today’s generation of martial artists.

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A Brief History of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

A Brief History of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

A couple of weeks ago we covered Muay Thai in our Brief History of Martial Arts series, which has a long and storied history in itself, as well as being the main stand up martial art used in MMA due to its effectiveness. This week we’re going to cover the other side of the coin and look at the ground fighting element of MMA, which more often than not means Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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