Results from the Smoker Fights at Crazy 88 on June 12th, 2017

While most people were out and about enjoying time at the beach, we here at Ivey League preferred to spend time battling it out inside a boxing ring, with our friends from sister school, Crazy 88 MMA, in Elkridge.

We sent some up and coming fighters to take part in what’s called a “Smoker” event, … Read More...

Ivey League Students Shine in MMA, Boxing & Grappling This Past Weekend

To say this past weekend was big for Ivey League would be an understatement that’s for sure. We had students fighting in both MMA and Boxing events as well as competing in Grappling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ).

All in all we went 3-0 in fights and snagged numerous medals at the NAGA Tournament in … Read More...

Ivey League News and Upcoming Events for September 2016

September like always is a busy month for us here at Ivey League. Lot’s of new students checking out the different types of classes offered as well as current students competing in various things like grappling tournaments, Boxing and MMA Fights and so on.

Let’s start with news from the first 16 days of September.

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Check Out Our New Boxing Classes on Tuesday/Thursday Nightss

We’re excited to announce the addition of Boxing classes to our weekly schedule here at Ivey League MMA.

These classes are being taught by professional Boxer and trainer Nick Kisner and go from 6:45-7:45pm on Tuesday and Thursday nights.

Students who’re also looking to get some light sparring in are more then welcome to stick … Read More...

The Differences Between Dutch & Thai Style Muay Thai Kickboxing

One of my beginner level students came up to me the other night after class and asked me about the style of Kickboxing we use/teach here at Ivey League MMA.

He wanted to know if it was more of the “Thai” style or was it more “Dutch” and so on.

That got me thinking, this … Read More...

Danny Ives Equipment Reviews – Boxing Gloves 2014

Are you looking to get a new pair of Boxing Gloves but aren’t sure what to get? Or maybe you want to make sure what you buy is good quality? Sweet, I wrote this blog just for someone like you!

Read on for the most honest reviews you’ll find anywhere on the internet about Boxing Read More...

How Does Boxing Training Fit Into The Overall MMA Puzzle?

Let’s take a closer look at the style of Boxing and how it fits into your Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) training. If you watch MMA events like the UFC then there’s a good chance you’ve seen fighters with a lot of Boxing training.

In fact, I’d be willing to bet that 90% of the pros … Read More...

Striking For MMA & Muay Thai Kickboxing – Let’s Take a Closer Look…

If you’re a good Muay Thai fighter, does this mean your techniques are going to work in Mix Martial Arts (MMA)? I can tell you from personal experience that striking in MMA is very different then striking in Muay Thai. It’s almost like night and day.

There’s reasons for this and in this … Read More...

Dealing w/ a Taller Opponent & The Striking Reach/Range – Muay Thai Tips

I got an email from one of our best students, CAP Platinum Member Laith Hyali. In that email he asked my a good question.

“How to deal with taller fighters and their range during Muay Thai/MMA sparring sessions?”

Since I’m in a good writing mood I thought we’d dive right into this subject.

If you’re … Read More...

Boxing Vs. Muay Thai Kickboxing – Which is Better?

Boxing vs. Muay Thai Kickboxing. Which style is the better choice?

Here’s the thing, both styles are great and very similar. although I specialize more in Muay Thai Kickboxing, I’ve still got a deep love for Boxing AKA the sweet science. I myself started Boxing first, long before I tried Muay Thai.

Since I come … Read More...