Frank “The Answer” Edgar is a former UFC Lightweight Champion who holds notable victories over some of the top names in mixed-martial arts. At 5’6 and 145lbs he may not be the biggest or the strongest, but his conditioning and his heart can go pound-for-pound with anyone. According to Edgar, his workouts have progressed into more specific training. “I've been an athlete my whole life. You learn to train not only harder, but smarter. I'm not just wrestling; I'm doing boxing, wrestling, Jiu jitsu. Even my strength and conditioning has gotten better.” Here are just some of Edgar’s shocking workouts that MMA fans have been privileged enough to witness:
Mixed martial arts is a young man’s game, but fighters like Frankie Edgar keep defying the odds and turning back the hands of time. Thanks to an incredible workout routine, the 34-year old UFC veteran appears to be ageless.
On Saturday July 9, UFC reached an incredible milestone in its 23-year history. UFC 200 was not just an impressive collection of great bouts but it was a celebration of how far the sport has evolved to become the largest and best form of combat sports in the world.
Fighters put in weeks of preparation, and for Anderson Silva, just two days, to get on the historic card the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. To celebrate the event we list our 5 favorite moments from UFC 200 in what was a memorable night of MMA action.
MMA athletes may have the most enviable abs in all sports. Thanks to incredible full body workouts, nearly every MMA fighter in the UFC has a strong core which results in a fit body and great results in the octagon. There’s no better example than UFC bantamweight women’s champion, Holly Holm.
There are so many different workout routines out today, but how can you find the workout that’s best suits your body type? MMA athletes are trained and conditioned to use their entire body for a successful outcome in the octagon and a full body workout is the best way to your ideal body. Here we breakdown three different MMA fighters -- all with three different body types to help you find the best full body routine that’s right for you.