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  • 6 years ago
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There is a world of red-blooded male mixed martial arts fans who would love to date Gina Carano. The rationale is obvious: Carano is extra-easy on the oculars and almost any hardcore fan can attest to wishing his own main squeeze was a little more into the sport, if not a fighter herself. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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GLORY cut ties with their No. 6-ranked heavyweight following the Dutch-Egyptian's cocaine conviction. One of GLORY's top heavyweight kickboxers, Hedsy Gerges, has been sentenced to 54 months in prison after a 2010 cocaine conviction. The No. 6-ranked GLORY heavyweight will also be required to pay a fine of 22,000 Euros. Gerges, 30, told the Amsterdam news outlet AT5 he plans to appeal, saying, "I will fight to the bitter end." Bloody Elbow reported the news on Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014), and also read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Perhaps "Conviction" knows something we don't? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is no stranger to the featherweight division, having started her career at 145 pound before making the drop down to run the table in the lighter weight class. Would she be willing to move back up? Only for ex-Strikeforce star Gina Carano (sorry, Cyborg), but it sounds like that won't be necessary, since "Conviction" is insisting on a fight at bantamweight, if and when read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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But since "Conviction" is also being recruited by UFC, Bellator may be getting into a fight it can't win. Or can it? Since taking over Bellator a few months back, Scott Coker has been a very busy man. From signing fighters such as Melvin Manhoef and Paul Daley in attempts to bolster a rather weak roster, to planning upcoming events, the former Strikeforce CEO hasn't slowed down in his quest to help the Viacom-owned company step up its mixed martial arts (MMA) game. Another move Coker made was br read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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"Conviction" gets no love from "The Anvil." "I mean right now, I don't think anyone could match up with Ronda. I really don't believe anyone can fight, (or) not even come close to fight Ronda Rousey. She's on a tear. If it's Gina Carano then yeah, you know. I see an easy night. First round again." -- Though talks have died down between Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Gina Carano, that hasn't stopped many from talking about an eventual showdown pitting "Conviction" against women's bantam read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Makes perfect sense. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has doggedly pursued former Strikeforce attraction and current Hollywood actress Gina Carano, in an attempt to book her against reigning UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. This, despite the fact that "Conviction" is coming off a loss and has not competed since 2009. Cristiane Justino, meanwhile, has been brushed aside by the Las Vegas fight boss, despite cries from the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe to read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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The game has changed a lot in the last five years ... If former Strikeforce featherweight Gina Carano plans on making her long-awaited return to the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), she had better be prepared to start working her way up the division ladder. Kind of like this. That's according to former bantamweight number one contender Miesha Tate, who told FOX Sports that she was a bit miffed at all the talk about "Conviction" getting an immediate title shot, considering she hasn't seen the i read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Video: Watch "Bipolar" Gina Carano talk potential UFC comeback on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. "Conviction" has been flirting with a return to mixed martial arts (MMA) and is expected to meet with UFC President Dana White this week. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Fans of Gina "Conviction" Carano will have to wait at least a little longer for the Strikeforce star's return to the cage. The talented striker was noticeably absent from the Dec. 17 Strikeforce card that recently circulated, and she's not expected back in the cage until next year, according to Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. In our latest Women's MMA Report, MMAjunkie.com's Robert Sargent discusses Carano's plans, Amanda Lucas' latest win, Vanessa Porto's plans for 2012, and other happenings read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The second half of Strikeforce's Heavyweight Grand Prix quarterfinals takes place on June 18 in Dallas. The promotion on Saturday night made official Gina Carano's participation and two more heavyweight bouts. Read More >> read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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A heavyweight fight between Fabricio Werdum (11-4-1) and late replacement Mike Kyle (12-6-1) has been promoted to the Showtime-televised main card of Saturday's "Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg" event. read news >>

  • 7 hours ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was getting some guff from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community after he tweeted that he was "not impressed" by Alexander Gustafsson's performance against Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 14 (watch it). That was right around the same time "The Mauler" was an emotional wreck, having been KTFO by Johnson in front of 30,000 fans. But hey, what's good for the goose is good for the Swedish gander, according to "Bones," who kindl read news >>

  • 8 hours ago
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Anthony Johnson put the light heavyweight division on notice with a stunning first round knockout of top contender Alexander Gustafsson. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down how he did it. When it comes to fighting, nothing is more important than stance. A good stance is beyond fundamental; it is the foundation upon which fundamentals are built. As such, most great fighters spend a vast amount of time perfecting their stance and the movements performed out of it. Right-handed fig read news >>

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Anthony Johnson’s work in Stockholm wasn’t so much a thing of beauty as it was of destruction. The interloper was cracking mountain faces with those punches he was throwing. Gustafsson, who had come in planning to work the delicacies of the striking game, was off his moorings from the first jab. All it took was an accidental eye-poke to signal the end. Right after that Johnson landed a right hand that sent Gustafsson’s title shot fleeting like a genie from the bottle, while 30,000 people at the read news >>

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