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The USA Freestyle Wrestling Team suffered a series of setbacks at the 2014 World Championships in Tashkent. Bloody Elbow's Mike Riordan takes a look at the entire American performance, and necessary changes needed to ensure better results in freestyle wrestling. The USA Freestyle wrestling team entered the 2014 United World Wrestling World Championships with high hopes, and left with disappointment. In freestyle competition, the USA only notched two top-five finishers, no finalists and a ninth-p read news >>

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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz discusses his issues with Stephan Bonnar, which includes his history with steroids and his fake personality. A few short weeks ago, Bellator MMA went head-to-head against the UFC on a Friday night in Foxwood, Connecticut, and while they did not beat the leading promotion in terms of a live gate or television ratings, they arguably came out of the night with the most memorable moment on both shows - a bizarre brawl involving a masked man. Stephan B read news >>

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Zeilton Rodrigues is mostly unknown to North American MMA audiences, but in his promotional debut tonight at Bellator 124, the Brazilian is ready to make a splash in the bantamweight division.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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In the final day of freestyle competition at the 2014 World Wrestling Championships, the Russians took the team title, the USA dropped to ninth place and Jordan Burroughs suffered an unprecedented defeat. On the final day of freestyle competition at the 2014 UWW World Wrestling Championships, American 74 kg megastar lost to international competition for the first time on the Senior level. In the semifinals, Burroughs, a 2012 Olympic champion, fell to Russia's Denis Tsargush, who Burroughs has be read news >>

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American Top Team coach and co-founder “Conan” Silveira started in the wild west days of MMA, but these days he finds himself forging a future in the sport while occasionally still dreaming of glory.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes spends three days at American Top Team, a gym has established itself as one of the top fight teams in all of MMA. But it didn’t do it by taking it on easy on those who enter.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Jake Shields will FINALLY make his World Series of Fighting (WSOF) debut, when he throws hands opposite Ryan Ford in the WSOF 14 main event on Oct. 11, 2014 at Northlands Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Ford is the one with the beard (and Canadian leaf): Updated #WSOF14 poster! #WSOF14 is Oct 11th in Edmonton airing LIVE on @NBCSN! Get your tix at http://t.co/5d7HStPtSy pic.twitter.com/eFn7zbKW4s — WSOF (@MMAWorldSeries) September 7, 2014 Shiel read news >>

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The No. 6- Ranked Featherweight Makes Her North American Debut This Year. Newport Beach, Calif. (August 27, 2014) - The roster additions continue for Bellator as the promotion has added the #6 ranked featherweight in the world as Annalisa Bucci (7-3) has joined Bellator and will compete in the United States for the first time in her career. "I feel extremely honored, excited and thankful to be part of the first group of females, fighting for Scott Coker in the new Bellator MMA Women's Division," read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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"The American Psycho" is coming out of retirement and joining Bellator, where he has his sights set on fighting Tito Ortiz. You wouldn't think that this is a real MMA story in 2014, but it is indeed true. As of today, Stephan Bonnar is out of retirement, back in the fight game, but with Bellator. "The American Psycho", who has not fought since a short-notice TKO loss to Anderson Silva in October 2012, was announced as the promotion's newest signing. In the official press release, Bonnar (15-8) c read news >>

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Daniel Cormier is going through specialized training at American Kickboxing Academy to ensure he doesn't get poked in the eye when he faces Jon Jones. read news >>

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This past Saturday and Sunday (August 9 and 10, 2014) American freestyle wrestlers took home an unprecedented six medals at the Junior World Championships, one of the toughest wrestling tournaments on the globe. This weekend in Zagreb, Croatia, United States wrestlers competing in FILA's Junior World Championship (20 years old and under) earned medals at six of eight weights and finished in second as a team. This marks one of the best American performance ever achieved at this extremely prestigi read news >>

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