Friday 5ive: 5 MMA Fighters Involved With Real Pro Wrestling

Friday 5ive: 5 MMA Fighters Involved With Real Pro Wrestling

By: Albert Miller – If I never get the opportunity to tell you: I wrestled for a year in junior high. My record sucked, I wasn’t anything spectacular; for that season that I wrestled, I had some of the best self-esteem that someone named Albert could enjoy in high school, I also learned to appreciate the training benefits of being on a team. When Real Pro Wrestling (RPW) came out, I thought it was great. Sure, the name was a dig at sports entertainment, a shallow marketing attempt at drawing the support of jilted former competitors. Continue reading “Friday 5ive: 5 MMA Fighters Involved With Real Pro Wrestling”

We’re Not Ready for the Next Evolution of Combat Sports

Bold statement, right? It’s true, at least in my opinion. The other night I was watching a hype trailer for the next Bareknuckle Boxing (BKB) event on Direct TV and I find myself scratching my head. The question that came to my mind was, why? Why go through the trouble of having gloves made that are knuckle-less? Why go through the trouble of trying to update the traditional boxing ring? Why make a product that is different just for the sake of being different? The only answer that I can seem to get out of any major outlet is: “…Because it’s the next evolution of boxing!” I maintain my prior stance: why? Continue reading “We’re Not Ready for the Next Evolution of Combat Sports”