MMA DNA 35 is hot-off-the-press with a special focusing on TKO41: Champions, where Canada’s finest MMA organization will be crowning new champions in the Featherweight, Middleweight, Lightweight, Heavyweight and Bantamweight divisions. We were lucky enough to be joined by show-opener Corinne Laframboise, middleweight title contender Strahinja Gavrilovic and one half of the Main Event Charles
TKO MMA Middleweight contender Strahinja Gavrilovic and Kerry Stellar from In The Girls Corner join us on this, the 34th edition of MMA DnA. We also had a look at the excellent UFC 216 card, recapping it and looking forward to UFC 217 with Spinning Back Fist contributor Simon. If YouTube isn’t your thing, we’ve
King of the Cage fighters Melissa Karagianis and Cynthia Arceo join us on this edition of MMA DNA. We also have a quick look at Fight Night Mexico, emphasis on the quick because hey, it was more enjoyable than relevant to the big picture. NEXT POST
CEO/President of TKO Stephane Patry reveals the format for the TKO Night of Champions in December, while Ashley Nichols explains her 3 year layoff after Randa Markos. Recapping UFC 214; we are ready for the heavy meme-ing of Daniel Cormier.
Producer Kelee scored some tickets, and the MMA DnA podcast and Spinning Back Fist crew went for an outing to the Budweiser Stage at Ontario Place, as a raucous 17,000 strong crowd came out in force to (mostly) support Conor McGregor. After the madness had calmed, and the crowd began to slowly disperse, we stopped
The sheer amount of madness that occurred in Toronto was something to behold, as a strong contingent of McGregor fans turned the Budweiser Stage into something more on the level of a soccer game than a pre-fight press conference.
Spinning Back Fist was on the scene at the Budweiser Stage at Ontario Place as some 17,000 fans gathered for the Mayweather/McGregor press conference/extravaganza. We talked to some fans after the spectacle to get their thoughts.
One name we’ve kept hearing come up during our visits to Bruckmann MMA, Muay Thai Whitby, and of course at Wreck MMA is Kalsamrit. There seemed to be a lot of high praise for Kru Brendan Kalijundic, as well as the gym itself. Naturally, we were inclined to go investigate for ourselves. Before we could do
The now infamous UFC Fighter Retreat wasn’t just “Cyborg” punching Angela Magana, it also included an overly lubricated Budweiser spokesperson, and a whole lot of posturing among fighters (shocking!) as detailed by Aljamain Sterling on our most recent edition of MMA DNA. For the full episode of MMA DNA, featuring the previously mentioned “Funk Master”