Coach Evelio Padron Ferrier takes us inside his Havana gym, where young men and women from the lower class train (first in an elementary school classroom then the Gulf of Mexico) to improve their lots. Once there, we meet "The Twins," two judo and jiu-jitsu champions who trained with MMA terror Hector Lomabrd before he went off to seek his fortune in the UFC.
UFC Origins: Victorian London
Before BJJ, there was Bartitsu.
Jonathan Maicelo: The Last Inca
Peru's up-and-coming boxing star.
Kron Gracie on Jiu-Jitsu, Skateboarding, Older Brothers, and Famous Fathers
The ties that bind are strong.
Joel Tudor on the Art of Surfing, Fighting, and Style
A surf icon helps MMA keep its sense of tradition.
Japan's Karate Kid: Kyoji Horiguchi
Japan's brightest MMA prospect.