Shamrock Texas Athletic Commission Complaint and Legislative Silence

MMAJunkie’s Steven Marrocco obtained a full copy of Ken Shamrock’s Complaint filed with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation arguing that his loss against Royce Gracie at Bellator 149 should be overturned. In short the complaint alleges that Gracie struck Shamrock with an illegal low blow which should have resulted in disqualification, or alternatively, … More Shamrock Texas Athletic Commission Complaint and Legislative Silence

Let’s Talk Dada5000, Renal Failure And Personal Accountability

When a grown man chooses to compete in MMA and is over-matched, under-trained and de-conditioned they have to take personal responsibility for their choices.  If they have to resort to rapid extreme weight cut practices to make their contracted weight they again have to accept accountability for harm that comes from their actions. But personal … More Let’s Talk Dada5000, Renal Failure And Personal Accountability

Yes Folks, Texas Still Allows the Gi for MMA

(image via roycegracie.com) Today MMA pioneers Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock will fight for a third time, the first bout between them since the 1990’s. Much has evolved since the early days of the sport with the elimination of the Gi being all but universal.  But there’s no place like Texas, the governing jurisdiction for … More Yes Folks, Texas Still Allows the Gi for MMA