Results for: 2012 in news

  • 8 days ago
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Fedor Emelianenko hasn’t fought since June 2012 and, barring a significant change of heart, he has no plans of ever fighting professionally again.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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It’s simple; Nik Lentz is better than he was before. A lot better. In 2012, the former NCAA Division I wrestler for the University of Minnesota put his UFC lightweight record of 5-2-1, 1NC behind him and he read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jake Shields today admitted to taking a banned diuretic supplied by a friend prior to UFC 150. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jon Koppenhaver aka War Machine has had his 2012 probation revoked; judge invokes original 1 1/2 - 4 year prison sentence. In the latest chronicles of Jon Koppenhaver aka War Machine vs. the United States legal system, a new development has taken place. In a report from ABC News, a judge revoked his probation yesterday and has invoked a 1 1/2 - 4 year sentence she had originally suspended in 2012. The probation was conditional on his not leaving Nevada, however, during his stint of evading arres read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former WWE star, CM Punk details the conversation with Vince MacMahon that led to his 2012 UFC appearance with Chael Sonnen to be canceled and how the WWE fired him on his wedding day earlier this year. Recently, there have been rumors swirling around the possibility of the UFC signing pro-wrestling superstar, CM Punk aka Phil Brooks. While no concrete evidence has been produced to date, the idea is a welcome one for many MMA fans. Since the departure of another WWE star, Brock Lesnar, the promo read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Murthel Groenhart won the K-1 MAX tournament in 2012 and is still waiting to be paid half of his win money. He considers himself the last "real" K-1 MAX champion, so didn't think much of October's fight between Buakaw Banchamek and Enriko Kehl. K-1 WORLD MAX 2012 champion Murthel Groenhart was "not at all" impressed with the latest K-1 MAX event, which took place in Pattaya, Thailand on October 11 and featured a headline fight between Buakaw Banchamek and Enriko Kehl. Controversy engulfed procee read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The rematch Chad Mendes has been waiting for since 2012 is upon us. He and UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will clash again at UFC 179 on Saturday night. Mendes has one loss on his record and it came at the hands—or should I say knee—of Aldo. Back in Jan. 2012, a well-placed knee knocked Mendes out as he attempted to dethrone Aldo in front of his hometown crowd in Rio de Janeiro. Since the loss, Mendes has been on a rampage as he has set his sights on avenging the defeat and winning the 145 read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Saturday, January 14, 2012 was both the best and worst night of Chad Mendes’ career as a professional fighter. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Since losing to Jose Aldo in 2012, skilled wrestler Chad Mendes has turned in 4 vicious knockouts in 5 consecutive wins. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch examines just how Mendes became such a fearsome counter-puncher. When Chad Mendes first fought UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo in January of 2012, he was about as pure a wrestler as you could find in mixed martial arts. And who could blame him? As a two-time NCAA Division I All-American, Mendes is easily one of the most decorated a read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The personal beef that started in 2012 between Dan Hardy and UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was reignited—at least on one side—by another series of jabs from the Englishman on Twitter. The most recent occurrence in the feud began when Hardy, a vegan and self-professed animal lover, saw this tweet from Bloody Elbow on Saturday regarding the longtime former UFC welterweight champ: Matt Hughes gets TV mini series "Uncaged" for African hunting safari http://t.co/1VvwjOZ0gy — Bloody Elbow (@BloodyElbo read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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For the first time since 2012, MacDonald earned a finish. The Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) latest foray into a new market in Canada, this time Halifax, Nova Scotia, was led by a man the promotion hopes can be a big star one day, at least in his home country, Rory MacDonald. He did battle against former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of last night's (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014) UFC Fight Night 54 showcase at the Scotiabank Centre It was a big fight too, con read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Relatively quiet since his 2012 retirement, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko granted a rare, lengthy interview with AXS TV's Michael Schiavello. The son of an amateur boxer and a gymnast, Emelianenko began training in Sambo at age 11, but says he only started realizing his potential after serving in the Russian Army from 1995 to 1997. When he arrived in PRIDE in 2002, no one could have predicted the sort of run Emelianenko would put together. Despite an unblemished record of 1 read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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From Nov. 30, 2012 to Nov. 22, 2013 -- a grand total of 357 days -- Doug Marshall fought five times under the Bellator MMA banner. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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When the UFC introduced the women’s bantamweight division into the fold in early December 2012, one potential fight stood out for many fans – a pairing of the weight class’ two Olympians... read news >>

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