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STOCKHOLM – Bellator MMA’s recent announcement that it signed Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson to a contract was met with a fair share of skepticism, but one of his coaches believes the bearded brawler still has plenty to offer the sport.Filed under: Bellator, (...) read news >>

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BOSTON – Watch as Jose Aldo’s wife, as well as his coach, sit by as Conor McGregor’s family joins in the revelry as McGregor fans heckled Aldo at Saturday’s Q&A session in Boston. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Eric Albarracin is a man on a mission. The renowned wrestling coach decided to leave his home in Phoenix and travel to Brazil with two goals in mind: to teach Brazilians how to wrestle, and to help create the world’s best fighter.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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There are pundits wondering what good it does the UFC to have Conor McGregor face Dennis Siver this weekend. Siver is ranked lower than McGregor's last opponent, Dustin Poirier. And a win over Siver, on paper, doesn't do a ton for McGregor's already surging stock. McGregor's coach, though, understands what the UFC is doing. John Kavanagh told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour that Siver represents another potentially devastating finish en route to a featherweight title shot for McGregor. "The realit read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh previews Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver, as well as his other big fights Sunday night. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Jon Jones' striking coach Brandon Gibson gives us an update on "Bones" after his tumultuous week. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Jon Jones' coach says he isn't happy about his star pupil's failed drug test, but will be standing behind him as he learns from this experience. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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An in depth interview exclusive with coach extraordinaire, Greg Jackson with questions ranging from fight philosophy to the elements of good cornering and everything in between. When you think of the best coaches in mixed martial arts, Greg Jackson is a name that is consistently mentioned as one of the top guys, if not the top guy. He's been working with fighters for more than 15 years and with an extremely high success rate. Just last weekend saw two of his athletes, light heavyweight champion, read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Jon Jones' wrestling coach Israel Martinez breaks down how Jones beat Cormier at UFC 182. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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It wouldn't be crazy to say that Jon Jones' wrestling is what won him his fight against Daniel Cormier on Saturday. Of course, there were plenty of other things at play, like superior cardio and striking. But Cormier, a former Olympian, was supposed to outwrestle Jones. Instead, it was the other way around. Jones said before and after UFC 182 that he believed Cormier could be broken, because of what people had told him about Cormier's past in wrestling. Izzy Martinez, Jones' wrestling coach, was read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Israel Martinez has been a fixture in Jon Jones’ corner ever since the light heavyweight champion made his first successful title defense against Quinton Jackson at UFC 135. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Head coach of NY Combat Sambo, Stephen Koepfer, breaks down the Rousimar Palhares kneebar submission win over Jon Fitch from WSOF 16 (see the GIF here). A master of sport in Sambo, Koepfer goes over the finer points and principals of leg-lock attacks/escapes, and what Fitch could have done to avoid the submission loss. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Roan Carneiro is back to the UFC. The 36-year-old veteran American Top Team fighter and coach announced on his Instagram that he has signed a contract with the UFC. "I can't put in words how I am feeling signing this contract again. Yessssss I am official @ufc @ufcbrasiloficial again. Thanks God, my family, my team, my fans and all those people who believe on me and who didn't believe too." "Jucao" (19-9) was released from the UFC in 2008 after going 2-3 in 17 months, and returns to the Octagon read news >>

  • a month ago
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The coach became upset about his pupil's loss and asks for punishment of bad judges. The Nova Uniao leader Andre Pederneiras is absolutely angry about Claudia Gadelha's split decision loss last Saturday at UFC on FOX 13, vowing that he will appeal and try to change it. The coach called the outcome a robbery and is sure that his fighter won decisively, but two of the judges gave two rounds for Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who probably earned a title shot against Carla Esparza for the UFC Strawweight title read news >>

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