How I Think About Fight Commentary

Josh PalmerMMA Musings

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Every so often I’ll get an email from someone requesting any thoughts I can offer on commentating Mixed Martial Arts. It’s typically a fighter who’s got a chance to fill in on a regional show and hopes I can give them some pointers. This can be tricky. It’s undoubtedly one of the most subjective areas of covering the sport and … Read More

My Interview with the ‘Eat Sleep Grow Repeat’ Podcast

Josh PalmerBJJ, Knowledge Is Power, MMA Musings, Random Thoughts, Training

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Leaving apart the fact that rather amusingly Jamie spelt ‘Jiu-Jitsu’ wrong…this was a really fun interview to do! I’m also overwhelmed by the lovely response from the facebook community – many people have heard my story before but plenty haven’t and to see it shared so well was really nice to see. Get the podcast on iTunes here: iTunes …or … Read More

New Sponsor: Valor Fightwear!

Josh PalmerBJJ, MMA Musings, Random Thoughts, Training

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I am very pleased to say that I, and my endeavors with the Top Control Podcast, are now sponsored by the most excellent: VALOR FIGHTWEAR. I have been particularly impressed with the products Valor have produced over the last 18 months, their excellent price point and their willingness to sponsor both BJJ and MMA practitioners. Anyone who has met Kevin … Read More

The Return of the Top Control Podcast!

Josh PalmerMMA Musings, Random Thoughts

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Last year in July I launched a new project. I wasn’t sure how it was going to go and didn’t really have a plan beyond just getting it going. This project was the Top Control Podcast: Conversations with all manner of folks involved in the grappling lifestyle. Not just Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu but all grappling styles with some big slants towards … Read More

MMA In 6 Seconds – CWFN 8 – Part 2

Josh PalmerMMA Events, MMA MusingsLeave a Comment

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[ten_columns] Part 1 of this post covering the weigh-in day is here: MMA In 6 Seconds – CWFN 8 – Part 1 Please note it may take a bit of time for these vines to load. Each one can also have sound turned on or off if you hover over it. By default it’s off. [/ten_columns] [ten_columns] Ordinarily the day … Read More

MMA In 6 Seconds – CWFN 8 – Part 1

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[ten_columns] Part 2 of this post covering the event day is here: MMA In 6 Seconds – CWFN 8 – Part 2 Please note it may take a bit of time for these vines to load. Each one can also have sound turned on or off if you hover over it. By default it’s off. [/ten_columns] [ten_columns] I’m rather liking … Read More

Wrapping Up CWFC 52

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A great start to the year for Cage Warriors! First up – The highlight and review videos: …and the new CWFC Welterweight Champion of the world is… This was one of the most awesome fights to watch! Some utterly crazy scrambles: Graham Turner set out his stall for a potential run on the FW title with this performance. That belt … Read More