Review of “Shah” – The Movie

Review of “Shah” – The Movie

Guess what, peeps? I went to the premiere of SHAH! I bet some of you are jealous, eh? The thing is, I hate Pakistani media. I hate our TV, and our movies, with a passion. They are over-acted, the scripts so boringly simple and always seem to be about the same things: love or marriage conflicts. To spice things up a bit they’ll throw a little family turmoil in as well. So uncreative, so dull!…

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Kung Fu Knee

Kung Fu Knee

There is nothing remotely common about Kung Fu Knee, however all martial artists, either novice or pros at one or the other part of their career may have suffered from one. Kung Fu knee or “Karate Knee” is the constant soreness or pain experienced by fighters after training or rather uncoordinated training. But let’s get the basics first minus the medical jargon of course! Knees are an asset in MMA, let alone any martial arts, the…

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Former UFC Pound for Pound king Jon Jones saved from the Grand Jury for now

Former UFC Pound for Pound king Jon Jones saved from the Grand Jury for now

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is out of the woods for now as he will not be facing the Grand Jury because the prosecutor failed to provide two key evidences in a 60 day deadline. Furthermore, the medical reports of the injured woman dispatched from the Albuquerque Police Department doesn’t bound Jones by the conditions of his release. District attorney Public Information Officer Kayla Anderson told MMA Junkie, “We have requested a complete…

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Jose Aldo’s rib injury puts UFC 189 main event at risk

Jose Aldo’s rib injury puts UFC 189 main event at risk

Combate correspondent, Ana Hissa, reported 2 hours ago on her Twitter account that the featherweight champion Jose Aldo has suffered a terrible injury during training. It is reported that he may have fractured his ribs. This catastrophe has put his UFC 189 fight with Conor McGregor at jeopardy as there are only two and half weeks left for the main event. Due to this tragic incident, unfortunately, the hungry Mcgregor shall have to wait for his…

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Disc Prolapse (Slipped Disc)

Disc Prolapse (Slipped Disc)

A couple of weeks back, I got a call from a gym regarding a female with history of disc prolapse wishing to pursue kick boxing. Well for starters a lot of us aren’t really sure what a disc prolapse is. The basics go down to the spaces in your spine. There are spaces in your spine on which your spine rests, which are composed of discs in between. These discs are made up of cartilaginous…

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Boxing Bodyweight Workouts

Boxing Bodyweight Workouts

Most bodyweight workouts end up making you lose muscle and strength. By ignoring that athletes have been doing simple bodyweight workouts for decades and have gained strength and speed while losing fat, there is a reason why boxing bodyweight workouts are better than ancient bodyweight workouts and i.e. “Boxers are fighters”. They train for a battle, so they have to get tougher and leaner without losing their agility and muscles. Following are the three major…

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The Pakistani Nayl

The Pakistani Nayl

This Article has been written by Shahid aka Bobby D from the Hip Hop Community of Pakistan. He tells MMA journey of his student Nayl. Not so long ago, Nayl walked into Cortex 3 sports venue, where fights took place at Club Synergy on April 4th of this year. We had a nice large crowd of visitors, way before even the event started. As I looked to the corner, I saw a young teen experiencing excitement…

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BJJ/MMA On A Budget

BJJ/MMA On A Budget

It was only yesterday that THIS ARTICLE hit me. I understand that BJJ and grappling are a relatively new phenomenon in Pakistan and as such a very small community. However even within our community, the issue of cost can be a huge factor sometimes. At times the community loses talent because of costs too. Reading the above article pushed me to take a look at my martial arts related expenses and how I overcome or circumvent or…

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Bullet Tooth honored with Pride of Community Award

Bullet Tooth honored with Pride of Community Award

  Umer “Bullet Tooth” Kayani, a Pakistani MMA fighter residing in UK, has been presented with the Awaaz Radio 2015 Pride of Community Award on March 29, 2015 at Awaaz Radio 4th Anniversary Event. The award was presented to Mr. Kayani by Member of Parliament (MP) Mr Steve Baker for Mr. Kayani’s achievements in a short span of time. As quoted from Awaaz Radio facebook page: “He also is the first Asian to win three fights in a row….

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A Polite Reply

A Polite Reply

Former Mr.Pakistan, Mr.Karachi and Mr.Sindh Atif Anwer won Arnold Classic “over 100 kg class” title in Australia. PAK MMA Team congratulates Mr. Atif on having this honor. I would like to start by saying congratulations to Atif Anwer. He has indeed made us proud and in winning such a grandiose competition has given us all hope in this country. We salute you sir, bodybuilding is indeed a great art! I write this as a polite…

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