I am a passionate martial arts practitioner and striking analyst. I write for BloodyElbow and my own website www.FightsGoneBy.com.
Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson are men who use a couple of techniques better than anyone else in the world. They are truly minimalists but have beaten the stiffest competition out there
Renan Barao and Michael McDonald meet at UFC on Fuel 7. Both are highly touted strikers so today we take a brief look at the favourite methods of each man.
Few Muay Thai practitioners have brought as much flair and creativity to their work as Saenchai. Today we look at just a couple of his tricks.
There might never have been a better boxer for pure offense than Roy Jones Jr. who led with power punches and set up his punches with psychology and corner cutting movements in equal measure.
Giorgio Petrosyan is perhaps the greatest kickboxer on earth and one of the best in history. Today we look at some of the great Armenian's techniques with a focus on his bout with Albert Kraus.
Even the best strikers in the world can be knocked out when they behave foolishly. We take a look at how Overeem threw away the fight.
We take a look at the greatest featherweight in our young sport's history, Jose Aldo, as Frankie Edgar attempts to commit his second divisional regicide.
A look at how Anthony Pettis shut down Donald Cerrone, Glover Teixeira and Quinton Jackson's brawl, and Demetrious Johnson's Ong Bak elbows at UFC on Fox 6.
Will it be the chopping power kicks of Donald Cerrone that carry the day, or the spectacular kicks of 'Showtime' Anthony Pettis?
Jack Slack pulls back the curtain to reveal what made Ali so successful in the strongest heavyweight division in boxing's history.
Vitor Belfort's high kicks seemed to come out of nowhere, but in truth Bisping had been ducking towards them from the first time he slipped Belfort's classic left straight. We look at the set up and some gifs from other great high kick finishes.
We look at some of the tricks which made Naseem Hamed such an enigmatic and problematic fighter for his opponents.
Vitor Belfort is often credited as being an example of high level MMA boxing but lacks a great many of the fundamental skills which a good technical boxer or striker should use consistently.
We examine the techniques which Tarec Saffiedine used to take Nate Marquardt's Strikeforce welterweight title.
Michael Bisping's ability to take a punch is the talk of the media before every Bisping fight. Today we look at the defensive flaws which leave Bisping's chin so exposed in his bouts.
Hey guys, It's been a while since I brought a piece over but it's also been a while since I wrote a boxing piece. I wanted to take a look at the Patterson - Johansson trilogy because they were...
Ingemar Johansson and Floyd Patterson had perhaps the greatest right hand and left hook in boxing respectively during their brutal trilogy. Today we take a look at how Johansson pulled off the upset in their first meeting.
The clinch has always been an important position - but many wrestlers still struggle to get to the clinch on their own terms without being hit. Today we look at drawing an opponent into the clinch with examples from Randy Couture and Floyd Mayweather
Jack Slack examines the incredible UFC 155 main event with an eye for how Cain Velasquez took control of the fight early and out boxed Dos Santos.
We take a look at the opportunities for committing divisional regicide against heavyweight monarch, Junior dos Santos.
Cain Velasquez's heavy hands and hard kicks have led to the belief that he is an elite heavyweight striker. Today we look at just how often Cain gets caught.
As another series of a reality show most avoid watching limped over the finish line we were treated to a surprisingly exciting and heavy breathing free couple of heavyweight bouts. Jack Slack breaks down the knockouts.
Ross Pearson put on a boxing masterclass against jab fanatic George Sotiropoulos. Today we look at Ross Pearson and the inside slip.
Jack Slack addresses some of the issues with Shogun's game ahead of his bout with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on Fox 5.