Author: Terence

Veteran martial arts writer also published in Black Belt and Fight! Magazine.

Anastasia Yankova and Andrea Lee’s Nazi controversies – what does it all mean?

 

 

Everyone knows that MMA is a brutal sport. Blood, sweat, tears, and determination all play a part. After most matches, the combatants hug it out and put all of their animosities aside. During those moments when the fight is over, and hostilities have ended, the sport seems more like a brotherhood/sisterhood than combat. Even fighters that opposed our favorite fighters may get at least a modicum of respect from us, and sometimes more respect than we care to admit. Continue reading “Anastasia Yankova and Andrea Lee’s Nazi controversies – what does it all mean?”

Bellator’s Anastasia Yankova staying positive despite first loss and “slightly dented” face

Bellator Flyweight fighter Anastasia Yankova just suffered her first professional loss, but publicly, she is taking the loss to Kate Jackson in stride.

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Ashlee Evans-Smith details difficulties during her UFC 223 fight camp

Newly-minted UFC Women’s Flyweight Ashlee Evans-Smith began her career at a new weight class with a victory over Bec Rawlings. But the backstory to her training camp was much more eventful than her fight with the Australian striker. Continue reading “Ashlee Evans-Smith details difficulties during her UFC 223 fight camp”

Kate Jackson celebrates ‘derailing’ Anastasia Yankova’s ‘hype train’

Listening to the UK’s Kate Jackson after her win over high profile fellow flyweight Anastasia Yankova at Bellator 200, a uninitiated observer would wonder why anyone thought Yankova could win. Continue reading “Kate Jackson celebrates ‘derailing’ Anastasia Yankova’s ‘hype train’”

Valentina Shevchenko is still waiting for UFC flyweight title shot, taunts Nicco Montano

 

UFC flyweight contender Valentina Shevchenko continues to lobby for a title fight against champion Nicco Montano. And she is getting more strident and pointed with her words. Continue reading “Valentina Shevchenko is still waiting for UFC flyweight title shot, taunts Nicco Montano”