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Fight Review: TUF Live – Myles Jury vs Al Iaquinta

First, here is the official play by play MMAjunkie: [features_box_light_blue width=”75%” + border=”1px”]TEAM CRUZ’S MYLES JURY (9-0) VS. TEAM FABER’S AL IAQUINTA (5-1) Round 1 – Josh Rosenthal is your referee. Iaquinta moves confidently forward with punches. Jury trying to keep some distance and use a reach advantage. Iaquinta flurries, and Jury just misses on […]

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Building up Discipline

Having a high level of discipline is the most important skill to master on your quest to success. Nearly every short coming can be traced back to a lack of discipline. It takes a time to build discipline, but only a brief moment to break it. Many people get excited when starting a new diet […]

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Seeing is Believing

That image is what I see in my mind every time I wake up. It is my key motivation to get my butt into training and push myself harder than ever before. When I wake up, I look to my left and see my white board hanging on my bedroom wall. I use it to […]

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Journal Entries – New Feature!

Whenever I want to get serious and accomplish a goal, I use a journal. I write down positive affirmations, set out my goals, what I am going to do to accomplish them and by when I expect to have reached them. Rather than keep this to myself, I want to share what I will be […]

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The Y-Choke

Back in 2001, I knew from little about the half guard. It was more of a transitional position for me that I got stuck in when someone was trying to pass guard. I just knew that I had to get back to full guard or scramble up to my feet. That all changed after I […]

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What is Your Game Plan?

In every sport, successful coaches always prepare a game plan just like a general prepares a strategy for battle. Going into a conflict without a plan is like flying blind – you leave yourself exposed and unready to capitalize on every opportunity. Some people equate having a game plan as to being a boring fighter. […]

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Back to Basics – Finer Points of the Arm Bar

We all have things that we thought we knew everything about for many years, only to find that we were missing some key piece of the technique. Perhaps today will be that day for you 🙂 I will be breaking down the finer points of the arm bar that are very often overlooked – I […]

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Website is now operational!

Hey guys and gals! It took me some time to setup the site, but I now have it running and I’m excited 🙂 If you join the email list on your right, you will get exclusive access to all my latest video uploads, MMA & BJJ philosophies, nutrition tips, and much more! Thank you for […]

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone a safe and joyous celebration on this fine day! My wish, to continue to help and serve the MMA community and see it grow to become an even larger force of motivated people. What’s yours?

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Welcome Marcos Jr. And Lloyd!

My brother has just been blessed with two healthy baby boys! Now Baby Amira has two brothers to look after 🙂 it is the best Christmas gift the Avellan family can have. Congratulations to Marcos and Rima!

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