February 15th, 2013

“At running and at wrestling and at throwing, Shine in the momentum of noble contests” – Olympic Anthem, translated from original Latin The Olympic Games will need to write a new anthem for 2020 as one of the only sports mentioned by name in the original anthem will no longer be a part of the […]

April 4th, 2012

Welcome back friends, it may be April but I’m not foolin’ when I say this month is stacked with fabulous match ups from coast to coast. From BFL 15 in Nanaimo to ECC 14 in Halifax and everything in between April is filled to the gills with amazing MMA action. As always, any match up […]

July 18th, 2011

There was a KOTC show at the Vegas Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on July 16th. The card was loaded with Canadians including Top MMA News’ occasional contributor Brent Fryia, who headlined the card. Judging by the following results, the Canadians did very well. Pro MMA Brent Fryia** submits Mike Hernandez by Arm […]

August 23rd, 2010

It’s been quite a while since I last checked in with Top MMA News with an update on my training and fighting in Asia.  This isn’t because there has not been anything going on.  On the contrary, every time I sat down to write a blog post something happened that drastically changed what I had to write […]

July 5th, 2010

Hi Everyone, It’s been a while since I posted a blog about MMA and training. For a while there simply was not much to write about. I had an injury that was keeping me from doing too much and my training amounted to a few light workouts a week. With my injury settled, I started […]

June 7th, 2010

Sault Ste Marie’s Brent Fryia will be fighting in DEEP on August 27.  Fryia (4-1) will be fighting Daiki Hata (11-6-3) in Osaka, Japan. Top MMA News readers will be familiar with Brent Fryia as he contributes to the site with his Wayguk Fighter column.   Fryia has been training at in South Korea at […]

March 23rd, 2010

Why would anyone want to read Wayguk Fighter’s fight predictions?  Good question, I probably wouldn’t and neither would some of the people I watch fights with.  At one point I said I wouldn’t make predictions about fights anymore.  Around the time that Gonzaga Ko’d Cro Cop, Forrest Griffin finished Shogun and Matt Serra knocked out […]

March 19th, 2010

The Club I train at in Korea is well known for producing some top notch notch jiu jitsu players, MMA fighters and kickboxers.  At the same time there is a huge number of people who train recreationally.  Daegu MMA has members  as young as 13 and  as old as 55.   While this isn’t any different […]

February 14th, 2010

It’s a long weekend here in Korea, and I guess that means there’s no excuse for not writing a blog update. Monday is not only Valentines Day here, but also Lunar New Years which is sometimes called Chinese New Year. As an interesting note while I am 28 in Canadian age I’m already 30 in […]

February 6th, 2010

Training in Korea has taken a bit of getting used to. Growing up in organized sports I’ve become very used to showing up to practice, having a hard, structured training session and going home. The Koreans that I train with do things a lot differently. It’s not that there are not structured classes, because there […]

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