A to Z Challenge: V is for Victory — mmastorytime.com

All the hard work has paid off for a mixed martial artist when their hand is raised in victory. The fighters likely view a win as validation, instead of merely a positive tally on their record. Think about it: those who willingly decide to lock themselves in a cage for a fist fight wouldn’t do […]

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A to Z Challenge: T is for Training — mmastorytime.com

Iron sharpens iron. In MMA, a similar philosophy is carried into the training room: if you train amongst the most hardened individuals—from punching power, grappling ability, experience in the game, to mindset—any soft patches in your skillset will become steel. Of course, human beings are flesh and blood, not metal; therefore, the idea of simply […]

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Flash Fiction: The Manager’s Secret Sauce — mmastorytime.com

“Fast” Kenny called it his “Secret Supplement Sauce,” and Trevor, his client, enjoyed its benefits immediately. After several months of taking a tablespoon before and after each practice, Trevor noticed his endurance soared, and the soreness in his muscles vanished in half the time. “This stuff I get from my manger works wonders,” Kenny shared […]

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