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“Judo” Gene LeBell vs. Boxer Milo Savage: America’s First MMA Fight

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Decades before the first UFC, “Judo” Gene LeBell used a mix of martial arts skills against boxer Milo Savage. In this exclusive interview from our archives, the legendary grappler reveals how skill variety can be the secret to success!
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Posted in Boxing.

Learn 3 Grappling Techniques From UFC Star Chael Sonnen

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Chael Sonnen isn’t your typical politician. For one, he actually answered our questions. But more important, the All-American wrestler from Oregon taught us some of the best tricks from his playbook.

Despite his reputation as one of the UFC’s loudest stars, he doesn’t have a bad word to say about any martial art or training.
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Posted in Aikido, Boxing, Catch Wrestling, Grappling, Judo, Kickboxing, Kung Fu, Lyoto Machida, MMA Fighters, MMA Workouts, Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, Randy Couture, Sambo, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Wrestling.

Judo vs. Boxing: “Judo” Gene LeBell Defeats Boxer Milo Savage in First MMA Fight

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

For much of the world, MMA was born on November 12, 1993, when the Ultimate Fighting Championship debuted in Denver. Most martial artists know otherwise, however. They know the date was actually December 2, 1963, the day “Judo” Gene LeBell stepped into the ring to face boxer Milo Savage. Black Belt recently spoke with the
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Posted in Boxing, Grappling, Japanese Martial Arts History, Judo, Martial Arts TV, Mixed Martial Arts, Traditional Martial Artists, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Western Martial Arts History.