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How young is too young to learn mixed martial arts?

Mixed martial arts can be both brutal and cathartic. Practitioners boast of the mental focus and physical prowess needed to success in the sport. But some detractors say MMA's popularity is attracting the wrong sort of athletes.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 05:57am EST

Tags: Alicia Lozano, Mixed Martial Arts, Fairfax Hackley, MMA, Capital MMA & Elite Fitness, College Park MMA, Sebastian Montalvo, UFC, Joshua Peters, Jeremy Lafreniere

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Mike 'The Hulk' Easton, D.C.-based MMA fighter

Mike "The Hulk" Easton, a UFC fighter who lives and trains in D.C., talks to WTOP about what it means to be a fighter.

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 10:02am EDT

Tags: mike easton, hulk, UFC, Mixed Martial Arts, fight, sports, Alex Beall

Cage Fitness: A MMA-style workout without the blood

Created by nine-time world welterweight champion Matt Hughes, Cage Fitness lasts only 30 minutes and consists of five, five minute "rounds" followed by a minute of rest.

Saturday - 01/14/2012, 12:18pm EST

Tags: Cage Fitness, Matt Hughes, Mixed Martial Arts, exercise