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Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Jorge Gurgel, has retired from combat sports following the tragic and untimely death of his mother, Silva Gallo. Gallo, 58, was struck by a speeding cab back on Aug. 29, 2014 in New York City, which dragged her for many feet before coming to a halt. Despite efforts from onlookers to help, who pulled together to lift the cab off her, she was pronounced dead at Lenox Hill Hospital moments later. For Gurgel, losing his mother also meant losing his biggest read news >>

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Texas based regional MMA promotion Legacy FC is stretching it's wings into promoting other combat sports. Maybe, just maybe, kickboxing is starting to gain a real foothold in the American sports landscape. Legacy FC has announced that they will be expanding their combat sports promotion to include not only MMA, but kickboxing as well. The bouts will air on AXS TV, the same platform as their classic MMA cards. And, as MMAjunkie reports, they already have their first few bout planned. Their first read news >>

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NEW YORK/PORTLAND, Ore -- Today adidas Combat Sports USA announces a title sponsorship with Friday Night Fights, the longest running Muay Thai show in North America. Friday Night Fights holds numerous events every year in New York City, bringing in top athletes from around the world as well as from the surrounding-area gyms. Founded in 1997, the promotion has held over 200 events, making it the place to watch the best Muay Thai fights in the United States. "From our perspective as a brand that s read news >>

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Check out results for WSOF 13 and ONE FC 20 from this weekend. Apart from having a huge combat sports weekend filled with Mayweather vs. Maidana and a UFC card, there were other regional MMA events as well. WSOF 13 was broadcasted on NBC, while ONE FC 20 was uncharacteristically not shown at all outside of Cambodia. Here are quick results to get you caught up: WSOF 13September 13, 2014 - Marlon Moraes defeated Cody Bollinger by Submission (RNC, R2, 1:35)- Ozzy Dugulubgov defeated Keon Caldwel by read news >>

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Back in the day, conventional wisdom said you'd be nuts to go head-to-head against the undisputed biggest draw in combat sports. Those of a certain age can remember when Mike Tyson was king. You didn't often see other major promoters attempt to run shows head-to-head the nights he fought, did you? But times have changed. This weekend, Floyd Mayweather Jr. returns to the ring, where he'll meet Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas. And there will also be more mixed martial arts events than even the hardest read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Invicta FC 8 Preview: Julie Kedzie, Rob Tatum from Combat Press, and UFC Fighter Shayna Baszler breakdown the main card of Invicta FC 8. Michelle Waterson and Yasuko Tamada fight for Waterson's atomweight title. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Inoki Genome Federation, the combat sports promotion owned by Japanese professional wrestling legend Antonio Inoki, held weigh-ins on Friday for its Inoki Genome Fight 2 event on Saturday. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Inoki Genome Federation, the combat sports promotion owned by Japanese professional wrestling legend Antonio Inoki, held weigh-ins on Friday for its Inoki Genome Fight 2 event on Saturday. read news >>

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Miami, Florida, August 15th, 2014 - Forty fighters entered THE ARENA, and 20 emerged victorious. Saturday, August 9th, ARENA COMBAT 1: SOUTHEAST TRIALS, the first American ARENA COMBAT event was held in Bristol, VA. The sport was introduced to a rowdy studio audience in the Bearcat Den gym, and the crowd was captured from the opening fight to the main event. Amenities exclusive to ARENA COMBAT bouts such as the padded obstacles, team based maneuvers, and the 2-on-1 Sudden Death round were on dis read news >>

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Within the context of combat sports, the concept of teams is virtually unique to MMA. Sure, there are plenty of professional kickboxers who come from the same gym, but the dynamic is vastly different. In some ways, MMA is looked at almost as a team sport. Indeed, we often talk about success and failure in terms of teams. When the Blackzilians endured a rough patch, they were criticised as a collective. When Duane “Bang” Ludwig guided Team Alpha Male to a period of unparalleled success, we talked read news >>

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Throughout the history of combat sports, different regions have been known to produce a certain type of fighter. Industrial footholds churn out gritty, blue-collar types, while fighters from coastal areas... read news >>

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