Results for: April in news

  • 4 days ago
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In April 2010, UFC fans couldn’t have possibly realized they were watching two of the light heavyweight division’s future top contenders, but that’s exactly what happened when Phil Davis met Alexander Gustafsson.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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She may have not fought since April of 2013, but Michelle Waterson showed no signs of ring rust as she bludgeoned Yasuko Tamada in a one-sided affair to retain read news >>

  • a month ago
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She may have not fought since April of 2013, but Michelle Waterson showed no signs of ring rust as she bludgeoned Yasuko Tamada in a one-sided affair to retain her atomweight title at Invica FC 8 on Saturday night. The event took place at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouril. Waterson opened the fight with a punishing set of strikes, both at range with cracking body kicks and crushing knees from the clinch. Tamada survived the attacks, but was being dismantled with virtually everyt read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ramsey Nijem’s April win proved a turning point in his career, and it had nothing to do with what happened in the cage. For the first time, the Palestinian American fully embraced his heritage, and it proved a life-changing experience.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After a triumphant return to the Octagon in April after two years on the sidelines, the injury bug has once again bit welterweight Thiago Alves, who has been forced out of his August 23 bout... read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Alistair Overeem had surgery in April, the first time the Dutch heavyweight had gone under the knife in nearly 20 years of combat sports training and competition. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Jon Jones last fought at UFC 172 in April, defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. It marked Jones' 11th straight win and seventh consecutive title defense. Alexander Gustafsson last fought at UFC Fight Night 37 in early March, beating Jimi Manuwa with a second-round TKO. Gustafsson earned both Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night for his efforts. However, before each of those fights, Jones and Gustafsson had a battle at UFC 165 for the light heavyweight title that will be re read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Back in April, Dana White appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter (h/t 5thRound) to announce Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier. The fight, originally slated for UFC 175, was going to be moved to UFC 173...oh, and it was now a top-contender bout. No, really! Literally minutes after Cormier tossed Henderson around in a way that was genuinely uncomfortable to watch, though? "Cormier should probably take another fight." White first said it to Fox Sports 1 during their post-fight coverage, then reiterated the read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Bethe Correia defeated Jessamyn Duke at UFC 172 in April, but she got more attention for her post-interview actions. As the camera was focused on her, she put up four fingers and placed one of them down. Why was this significant? For the fans that stay away from social media, Duke has begun training full-time with Ronda Rousey and crew. Also joining her was The Ultimate Fighter teammate Shayna Baszler. Baszler brought a love of professional wrestling to the group, and they bonded over that. Sinc read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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It was a quiet week for the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA Power Rankings, but the feeling could be very different seven days from now.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF Tagged: Erick Silva, Matt Brown read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at April’s best fights. Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and the winner of MMAjunkie’s “Fight of the Month” award for April 2014.Filed under: Bellator, (...) read news >>

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