Meet your new sifu. His name is Laidback Luke. And though he may be most famous as a EDM megastar, this friendly Dutch dude also happens to be a kick-ass kung fu fighter. At last year's "Olympics of kung fu," as Luke describes the world championships in Hong Kong, he snapped up four gold medals a ... More >>
While New Times detailed evidence that several MLB stars were clients of the PED-pushing Biogenesis clinic, our original source Porter Fischer has since claimed that other athletes, including mixed-martial arts fighters, were amongst the clinic's clients. Though, UFC President Dana White says he d ... More >>
Ask and you shall receive. So the old adage goes. And we have. In April, we compiled a list of dead musicians who should be digitally resurrected à la Tupac hologram. Stuffed between Tiny Tim and Ol' Dirty Bastard like a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich, we added Elvis to the mix. Lo and ... More >>
Cuban jujitsu champ Hector LombardHector Lombard insists he is getting no love from his compatriots in South Florida. Born in Matanzas, Cuba, Bellator's middleweight champ is a fast-rising star in professional mixed martial arts. Yet he is not getting any recognition from South Florida's Cuban co ... More >>
The basic aim of a sumo wrestler is to push or throw your opponent out of the ring. The bigger you are, the easier it is to push your opponent -- hence the large size of the sumo. How do Sumo get so large and are they athletes or just really big? It's the diet, says Andrew Freund, Director of Th ... More >>
Key Biscayne's Academy Of Martial Arts RDCA apparently wants to help you beat the queer out of your cross dressing son. At least that's the message a new set of print ads conveys. Put together by local ad agency Zubi, the two print ads feature a little boy getting in touch with his feminine ... More >>
Chef Ricardo Wilson"Most chefs are fat and lazy," says Ricardo Wilson, new chef/partner at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar in Coral Gables. Okay, so he doesn't sugar coat his opinions. Actually, he'll tell you exactly what he thinks within five minutes of meeting you. And though he might be ... More >>
Part thug, part street fighter, Rene Martinez flattens his opponents. Can his punch save him from himself?
Local sensei Joe Robaina swears he could have prevented 9/11 with a walking stick.
"They were on a Boeing," Joe Robaina announces and then indicates a span of floor mat about as wide as an airplane cabin walkway. He's a short, solidly built man with serpentine eyes and a neatly trimmed goatee. In his right hand, he carries a walking stick covered in foam. His apprentice, a ba ... More >>
Tonight, Wednesday, June 24 U-God will be performing at Electric Pickle. That's right, U-God of the Wu-Tang Clan. Prunk TV met up with some hardcore Wu-Headz ("Killah Bees on the Swarm") on Tuesday to discuss the current state of the Wu. These dudes are like the Hassidic Jews of Hip-Hop, wal ... More >>
via Wiki CommonsKimbo SliceFormer EliteXC super-hyped, superstar Kimbo Slice sunk his career and the organization after suffering a knockout in 62 seconds by an unknown. Apparently, the brawler wants his Mixed Martial Arts stardom and credibility back, and is set to do it on reality televi ... More >>
Revolution Fight Club hosts an MMA Championship event.
Whatever the outcome, Dhafir Harris does it with no fear.
There's no proof Slice took a fall, but his damage to cage-fighting is clear.
In July, New Times columnist Elyse Wanshel opined that perhaps Mixed Martial Arts -- that sport of sweat-drenched extreme dry-humping -- is a tad bit homosexual. Diehard MMA fans, it turns out, weren't exactly pleased (by the way, thanks for the anthrax!) Well, you're all forgiven for doubting us. ... More >>
Local street-fighting legend Kimbo Slice takes on Shamrock.
And a lion dance to go, at the Miami Childrens Museum.
David Mamet and his hero fight the power, and succumb to it, in Redbelt.
Ten murders and Haitian gangs roil the quiet town of North Miami.
Martial arts mixes it up in Hollywood
Discover an ancient Chinese secret on Virginia Key
Paralyzed on one side and basically breathing with one lung, Jason Draper is a fencing hero
Martial arts hit the stage and the mat
Brazilian high kicking meets high art
It was outlawed. Now it's popular and one of the nation's best teams is just up the road.
DVD releases for the week of December 19, 2006
Minerva Vasquez speaks for the first time about the terrorism charges against husband Narseal Batiste
Stephen Chow's Kung Fu Hustle breaks all the rules
Stephen Chow's kung fu/soccer spoof is fun, sort of
Slugging for salaries
Karate Klassic Video II
Capoeira Abolicão Academy
Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy
After being banned in Cuba, kickboxing is making a run for South Florida fight fans
Sissy men beware: New Extreme Fighting heavyweight champ Marcus Silveira will kick your butt
Even on Easy Street, the best defense is self-defense
Black-belt jujitsu megaman Marcus Silveira wants to meet you in the ring