MMA

Vegan arm wrestler wants to bust myth that men need to eat meat
Vegan arm wrestler wants to bust myth that men need to eat meat
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/18/2013 at 4:23PM

When Forest Hills resident Rob Bigwood gave up meat to live a vegan lifestyle a few years ago, he was scared he would become weak. Bigwood, 30, is an interactive art director in Manhattan by day and a professional arm wrestler by night. He has been competing in tournaments for more than a decade and [...]

Pols push to make mixed martial arts legal in New York
News Terence M. Cullen 4/30/2013 at 5:35PM

A big fight for an increasingly popular sport is underway. Mixed martial arts (MMA) could become legal in New York later this year, but there are still a few jabs advocates have to block. Nine Queens assemblymembers sponsored a bill that would make the sport legal. The bill, sponsored by two legislators from Queens, passed [...]