Withdrawal Symptoms

The show must go on, but when fighters have to pull out at the eleventh hour, the repercussions are often serious. The financial, physical and emotional impact of pullouts just add to the already brutal demands made by MMA: sometimes the one thing worse than fighting is not fighting. The world of combat sports, by … Continued

King of the Ring

His word has been law inside the octagon for almost 25 years, during which time JOHN MCCARTHY has stamped his larger-than-life personality all over MMA, making the sport what it is today. Let’s get it on! There are few more iconic figures in the sport of MMA than ‘Big’ John McCarthy. A former LA police … Continued