Bryson Hester

North Carolina native and University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Former wrestler, and washed up football and rugby player. I love all things combat sports and when I'm not studying I enjoy training in Brazilan Jiu Jistu and Muay Thai . I am also a W.I.T.S certified personal trainer,
  • The Downfall of Johny “Big Rigg” Hendricks

    The Downfall of Johny “Big Rigg” Hendricks One of the most tragic falls from grace in UFC history is the story of Johny Hendricks. Big Rigg was an incredible wrestler in the UFC with very heavy hands. One of the strongest welterweights of all time but he was never...
  • The Weight-Cutting Chronicles: UFC 225

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  • The Weight Cutting Chronicles: UFC Chile

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  • The Weight Cutting Chronicles Special: UFC 224 Winner Mackenzie Dern

    Intro to Weight-Cutting Chronicles Like it or not, weight-cutting is deeply rooted in mixed martial arts. MMA adopted its weight-cutting from the sport of wrestling, where it is presumed to be very advantageous to be the biggest and strongest in your weight class. Known as the ‘fight before the...
  • The Weight Cutting Chronicles: UFC 224

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  • The Weight Cutting Chronicles: UFC Atlantic City

    The Weight-Cutting Chronicles No. 11- UFC Atlantic City: Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee Intro to Weight-Cutting Chronicles Like it or not, weight-cutting is deeply rooted in mixed martial arts. MMA adopted its weight-cutting from the sport of wrestling, where it is presumed to be very advantageous to be the...
  • The Weight-Cutting Chronicles: UFC Glendale (UFC on FOX 29)

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  • Weight-Cutting Chronicles: UFC 223

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  • The Weight-Cutting Chronicles: UFC 222

    The Weight-Cutting Chronicles No. 8- UFC 222: Cris Cyborg vs Yana Kunitskaya Intro to Weight-Cutting Chronicles Like it or not, weight-cutting is deeply rooted in mixed martial arts. MMA adopted its weight-cutting from the sport of wrestling, where it is presumed to be very advantageous to be the biggest...