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5 Reasons Why You Should Learn a Martial Art

5 Reasons Why You Should Learn a Martial Art

Learning a martial art can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding activities you can do. You can spend a lifetime studying a discipline, with always more to be learned and new techniques to be added to your arsenal.

If you’re on the fence as to whether to take up a martial art or not, we’re going to go over 5 top reasons why you should start learning a discipline today.

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Embrace the Spectacle That is DC vs Brock

Embrace the Spectacle That is DC vs Brock

It’s important to start this by saying, UFC fans, we hear you. It’s a bit of a strange time for the company. Between complaining about CM Punk being on the PPV over professional athletes who deserve their shot and talking about “how much the company has changed since WME took over,” there’s been a lot of debate about the direction of the company. 

For many, the recent stunt in the cage involving Brock Lesnar and Daniel Cormier seemed to be a bit over the top — with a number of fans saying the company has gone “too WWE” for their tastes.
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The Law of Diminishing Low Blows in Entertainment

The Law of Diminishing Low Blows in Entertainment

In the world of professional wrestling, you don’t get much better than AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura. In the past, these two legendary performers worked together in Japan and put on epic matches that garnered accolades from fans and critics alike. So, when the two were both signed by the WWE, fans were excited about the prospect of pairing these two pros against one another again.
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Devin Powell Talks Ruptured Testicle and Diamond MMA on The MMA Hour

Devin Powell Talks Ruptured Testicle and Diamond MMA on The MMA Hour

Devin Powell experienced every fighter's worst nightmare when he was training with Joe Lauzon and took a knee to the groin, rupturing his testicle. Powell wasn't wearing his cup while training, and we think he's definitely learned his lesson on this one. We're sure that he'll be wearing his Diamond MMA cup for every training session in the future. We definitely give props to Devin for how well he's been dealing with the injury and how he's using humor to get through it. Devin was recently on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani and they chatted about his injury. 

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Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 9 - Mike Rodriguez

Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 9 - Mike Rodriguez

We are excited to have Mike Rodriguez join us this week. Mike is a 9-2 Light Heavyweight pro who trains at Lauzon MMA and just won a UFC contract with this very move. 

Today he's teaching us his famous Flying-Knee.

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Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 8 - Joe Lauzon

Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 8 - Joe Lauzon

We are thrilled to have our good buddy, Joe Lauzon, back for another move this week!  Joe joins us to teach everyone his version of a modified triangle.

Lauzon is a 27-13 professional from Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

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Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 7 - Joe Lauzon

Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 7 - Joe Lauzon

This week, UFC lightweight fighter Joe Lauzon joins us to teach everyone the first of his favorite moves (he'll be back for more episodes).

Lauzon is a 27-13 professional from Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

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Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 6 - Amanda Ribas

Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 6 - Amanda Ribas

Welcome to the 6th Diamond MMA Move of the Week Video and the first episode starring a female MMA fighter.  

This week, professional strawweight fighter Amanda Ribas joins us to teach everyone her favorite take down. Ribas is a 6-1 professional from Brazil.  We caught up with her in the American Top Team gym in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 5 - Pedro Gomes

Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 5 - Pedro Gomes

We are now in our 5th installment of The Diamond Move of The Week. If you haven't learned all of the previous pro moves, you can check them out here on the Diamond Blog or on the Diamond YouTube Channel.

This week, professional MMA fighter Pedro Gomes joins us from the American Top Team gym in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Pedro is a 6-5 professional featherweight fighter originally from Brazil.

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Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 4 - James Blair

Diamond Move of The Week - Episode 4 - James Blair

Welcome to the 4th installment of The Diamond Move of The Week.

This week, professional MMA fighter James Blair joins us from the American Top Team gym in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. James is a 5-0 Flyweight fighter originally from Hawaii.

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