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  • 3 months ago
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Isaiah Bird doesn’t have a leg to stand on or a place to call home, but on the wrestling mat he has the heart of a gladiator and an infectious smile that can bring even a UFC champion to his knees. This six-year-old gladiator, who was born without legs, lives in a shelter in Freeport, New York, with his mother and two-year-old brother. The mountainous adversity thrown upon him could break any normal man, but there is something to be said about the pure and innocent heart of a child, yearning onl read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Another contest has been added to the UFC 151 fight bill, promotion officials announced Wednesday, as Tim Means will square off with Octagon newcomer Abel Trujillo at the Sept. 1 event. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The Calgary Combative Sports Commission has cleared Len Koivisto, the referee who oversaw Kim Couture vs. Sheila Bird, of wrongdoing after an "in-depth investigation" following a July 8 bout in which Couture was choked unconscious. "No further action or investigations into the officiating of Mr. Koivisto will be required by the Commission," stated a release issued Thursday. Video that circulated after the bout, which took place at an event titled "AX Combat 1" held at the Calgary Tel read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Kim Couture said she was unaware that she was under indefinite suspension from the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board until just prior to her fight with Sheila Bird at an event this past weekend in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. An NJSACB official, however, said she fully knew of the suspension because she signed a paper acknowledging it following a decision loss this past October at an event in Atlantic City. Nevertheless, the Calgary Combative Sports Commission signed off on the fight read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Kim Couture is healthy and fine following her fight with Sheila Bird over the weekend, but a poor call from the referee will be investigated by the Calgary Commission.  Read More >> read news >>