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  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS - At Monday's UFC 182 press conference, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones cracked wise on Daniel Cormier's physique, implying the former Olympic wrestler doesn't look like an athlete. At Wednesday's open workouts, Cormier, Jones' challenger in Saturday night's main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, had a reply for the champ. "I saw something the other day where Jon Jones said, Daniel Cormier's body doesn't look like an athlete," Cormier said. "Well, I can grab the rim of a ba read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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UFC 174 co-headliner Rory MacDonald sounds off on Tyron Woodley’s athleticism and the possibility of a title shot with a win on Saturday. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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As one of the trainers at American Kickboxing Academy, Bob Cook works with some of the best fighters in MMA. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Some MMA observers think strength and athleticism are changing the grappling part of MMA. Bellator welterweight Ben Saunders isn't about that. His philosophy is Gracie jiu-jitsu through and through: technique and leverage over brawn. Saunders showed that in his most recent appearance, a third-round submission victory over Luis Santos in the semifinals of the promotion's season-five welterweight tournament, and he plans to take whatever is given to him to finish fellow finalist Douglas Li read news >>