Results for: 2016 in news

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The Olympics might not feature Brazilian Jiu Jitsu any time soon, but Rolles Gracie, if he wants to make the effort, has a real shot of representing Brazil in the 2016 games...in freestyle wrestling. Igor, Gregor and Rolles, the sons of Rolls Gracie, have been trying their hands at freestyle wrestling. All three competed this weekend in New York City's Grapple at the Garden. It's fun to see decorated BJJ practitioners dabble in an Olympic style of wrestling, and though none of them won on Sunday read news >>

  • a month ago
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MMA prospect Aaron Pico spoke to BloodyElbow.com’s John Nash about his recent signing with Bellator, as well as his plans for the coming years. read news >>

  • a month ago
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"I've considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still be a part of something while my body is still holding up. But no, I'm done with competitive mixed martial arts." Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender Chael Sonnen continues to explore life after m read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Gleison Tibau feels ready to make a run for the UFC title. The Brazilian veteran, who scored his 15th UFC lightweight victory with a split decision over Piotr Hallmann at UFC Fight Night 51 in September, wants to fight again as soon as possible. "I’m anxious to get back in action again. I’m back to training now, waiting for my next fight," Tibau told MMAFighting.com following his ‘Fight of the Night’ bout. "I told Joe Silva I’m ready to fight anytime they need. I was glad to be in the co-main ev read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC's Tom Wright has revealed that Auckland, New Zealand, is in the UFC's sights for a show in 2015 or 2016. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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While her goal is another gold medal in 2016, Kayla Harrison has teamed up with Dominance MMA along with coach Jimmy Pedro to handle her career moving forward. read news >>