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Results from the Inaugural Arise Fighting Championships Card

This past Saturday Silicon Valley based hybrid Muay Thai and MMA promotion Arise Fighting Championships held their inaugural event inside the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. Arise FC 1 featured nine Muay Thai and three MMA bouts, headlined by veteran Strikeforce lightweight James Terry taking on Mike De La Torre.

Yodsanklai Fairtex Workout/Interview Prior to Lion Fight 8

All the way from Thailand, Yodsanklai Fairtex, one of the world’s greatest Muay Thai fighters, and a main event headliner of tomorrow's Lion Fight 8, held open workouts yesterday. The legend takes on multiple Muay Thai Champion Gregory Choplin tomorrow night in a full Muay Thai rules event, taking place inside the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
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Interview with American Muay Thai Fighter, Joe Schilling

Joe Schilling has been in the fight game since he was 17 years old. His devastating knockout of highly touted Muay Thai fighter Kaoklai Kaennorsing catapulted him into stardom in the Muay Thai scene. Schilling is hoping his rise to fame can help thrust the sport into the American spotlight, with the help of Lion Fight Promotions. Looking to avenge a highly controversial loss to Marcus Simon which you can see here, Schilling hopes to settle the score with Simon, once and for all.
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The Challenge: Training MMA at the Den Update 4

Welcome back to The Challenge. I have now been taking kickboxing classes for two and a half weeks and the biggest difference is definitely the cardio. Striking really is more intense than grappling in terms of cardio. There are many positions in grappling where you can rest, but this is not true in Muay Thai.