One of the most underutilized techniques in boxing is the check hook [aka counter-hook]. In boxing, a counter-hook is designed to catch an aggressive fighter coming forward.
This maneuver consists of a normal left/right hook, combined with some nifty footwork. As your opponent comes forward in an overly aggressive manner, you almost simultaneously take a step back, pivot on your lead leg, and swing your rear leg while throwing a hook.… Read Full Article
Kia Michelle Stevens, better known by her ring names Amazing Kong, Awesome Kong, and Kharma, is an American professional wrestler. As well as an undefeated Golden Gloves champion in the women’s super-heavy weight and unlimited weight divisions. She is also known for her time in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and WWE.… Read Full Article
From my spirited exchange with Larry—which was captured in my “From a Boxing point-of-view, MMA is a farce” posting—I took my direction and outright stole from him; mining his muse for all its worth, and then some.
The Mondo character, in her largely-unpublished backstory IUP, is portrayed as a boxing bigot—a previous excerpt from that tome told you as much.… Read Full Article
“That’s up to you guys,” he says. “But I wasn’t going to put this kid in against Sergio before she was ready. If we had made the fight before, it would have been like leading the kid to slaughter.… Read Full Article
Mondo “Killer” Kane (Darque) vs. Michelle “Mike” Pierce (Giant)
Pierce backs Kane into the cage and drops for a single. Instead, Pierce settles for an underhook, throwing knees and punches up the middle while Kane maintains her balance. Kane tries to circle out and escape, but Pierce has her pinned and now works a few foot stomps.… Read Full Article
Blood-curdling screams fill the plex. The Coven is in session, demanding satisfaction for being offended. This is TAZ in the classic sense, as it was originally conceived: tactical shoot fighting. Thus here, like in countless other such dojos across the world, TAZ is hand-to-hand fighting where the only trick that’s allowed is magic.… Read Full Article