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  • Run Towards Pain

      By Nick Barringer That which hurts, also instructs. -Ben Franklin I hate running. Maybe because I’ve never been any good at it.  But still, I hate running. Yet on this...

  • Let Those Cowards Come

      By Tim Kennedy “We have credible intel suggesting that ISIS wants to kill you, Mr. Kennedy.” This is what the FBI told me last week. I don’t think they were...

  • What do Mary Poppins and Tim Kennedy have in common?

      By Nick Barringer The answer is UFC heavyweight and National Guardsman Timothy Johnson. I had the pleasure of speaking with the brawling North Dakotan to discuss his training, love for...

  • Choke-Out Cheating

      By Nick Barringer A few weeks ago recently retired MMA fighter Mark Bocek stated that he thinks 90% of MMA fighters use Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). RU’s very own Tim...

  • Fighting to Make History

      By Nick Barringer “Fighting with high blood sugar is like fighting with a cold through a fog. Your body doesn’t quite respond instinctively, you’re mentally cloudy, and you get tired...

  • Fitness Communism and the End of Pull-ups?

      By Nick Barringer, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) The first time you achieve a pull-up is a substantial milestone in one’s life but today my friends that milestone is being...

  • Fightnomics Review

      By RU Twisted “How do knockouts really happen and who scores them the most?” “What Tale of the Tape ‘advantage’ is actually a disadvantage?” “How does the Southpaw Advantage really...

  • UFC 168 and RU Fighters in 2013

      By SGT Awesome On December 28th, 2013 the UFC will finalize an insane year for the premiere brand of mixed martial arts. While I could wax philosophical for ages about...

  • The Weigh-In

      By Nick Barringer Although it will be another 24 hours before the UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Combatants step inside the Octagon, all the competitors will indeed do battle...

  • Stood Up

    By RU Rob Just in case you have been living under a rock or on a rock in the middle of Asscrackistan, Tim Kennedy’s opponent for the UFC’s Fight for the...

  • UFC 165 – Jones Makes History and Answers Some Questions

    Editor’s note: We are expanding our MMA coverage with the addition of Greg DeLong, host of the wildly popular “Inside the Cage” radio.  In keeping with the rest of our staff,...

  • Tim Kennedy’s Work out of the Week

    Before we begin the bi-weekly Metabolic conditioning (METCON) session we always warm up with some core, and movement specific preparation stretching. You must complete the 50 repetitions of each exercise before...

  • Tim Kennedy’s Work Out – April 13, 2013

    Tim is back and laughing at your weak work out.  Want to step up your game?  Try this one on for size! Variation of fight gone bad. This one is fast...

  • Colton Smith and TUF: Week 11

    By Mr. Twisted Colton Smith, Army Ranger, Infantryman, and Combatives Instructor at Ft. Hood, is becoming more than just the first active duty military member on The Ultimate Fighter—he is winning...

  • Triton Fight Center and their Wounded Warrior Program

    Veterans helping Veterans is undoubtedly something that we like to shine a light on here at The Rhino Den. When that help comes in the form of combat sports as therapy,...

  • Colton Smith and TUF: Week 8

    The last time we checked in with SSG Colton Smith, he was hinting that the next episode would be a “war” and that we should be sure to tune in. He...

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