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Rashid Magomedov turned in a brilliant performance against Elias Silverio at UFC Barueri. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the skills of this dangerous counter-fighter. Taken as a whole, UFC Fight Night: Machida-Dolloway was not a surprising event. Altogether, most of the favorites won, most of the underdogs lost, and the only thing surprising about the main event was the sheer magnitude of the skill gap between Lyoto Machida and his quickly-vanquished foe. Even hardcore Mach read news >>

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It was MMA and a love for combat sports that first brought Bryan Caraway and Miesha Tate together, but it hasn’t always been easy for them to learn how to share the same gym and the same home.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

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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 >>

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There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation. Several aspects need to be graded on each side of the table before committing to the matchup. Whether or not a fight makes sense in the divisional scheme, timing and making sure both fighters stand to gain similar rewards are the most pressing issues that come to mind. Then, of course, there is the most important aspect of a potential f read news >>

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There are few spectacles more appealing in the realm of combat sports than when heavyweight fighters get to mixing up the leather. Three of the four bouts that comprised the main card at UFC on Fox 13 took place in the ranks of the UFC's heaviest division, where six fighters ranked in the Top 15 stepped into the Octagon to handle their business. While there were some recognizable names in that list of heavyweights, no tilt held at the event held higher stakes than the main-event bout between Jun read news >>

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Alistair Overeem has been involved in combat sports since he was a teenager. Over what amounts to a lifetime of mixed martial arts and kickboxing bouts, the 34-year-old Dutchman said he has changed his fighting style on “numerous occasions.” read news >>

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan hit friend and fighter Brendan Schaub with some hard truths and an inescapable logic on Monday’s podcast. It’s an argument combat sports has been having for years, and it’s not getting any easier.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Spike TV will add boxing to its slate of combat sports related programming in 2015, likely turning Friday nights into some iteration of boxing, kickboxing or mixed martial arts. read news >>

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"If the MMA guys think we are crazy, than we are doing a great thing" Australian Muay Thai legend, John Wayne Parr, has long been a fan of MMA and the UFC. And he came up with a brilliant and super-violent way to marry the two together: Caged Muay Thai. The ten-time world champion's Caged Muay Thai promotion takes all the stand up action from Muay Thai, puts the fighters in a cage with four-ounce MMA gloves and eliminates any action on the ground. It's a carnage-seeking fight fan's dream. Skille read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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After several months of negotiations, the world's largest combat sports promotion has finally struck a deal with Reebok to roll out new "universal" UFC uniforms. Watch the live video announcement in the embedded player above. reebokufcpartnership on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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The World Championships of International Sport and Combat Sambo took place in Tokyo, Japan last month and the full videos are up online, so enjoy! Here are three days of finals from the Sport and Combat Sambo World Championships that took place two weeks ago in Tokyo, Japan which were posted to the Sambo Fias YouTube channel a few days ago. Sambo, particularly Combat Sambo is becoming an increasingly important talent feeder to MMA. So enjoy the matches, A quick summary of the rules of Sambo: Onl read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation. Several aspects need to be graded on each side of the table before committing to the matchup. Whether or not a fight makes sense in the divisional scheme, timing and making sure both fighters stand to gain similar rewards are the most pressing issues that come to mind. Then, of course, there is the most important aspect of a potential f read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Russell Peters knows his combat sports. He was an amateur boxer for nine years, is a longtime fan of the UFC and a close friend of several fighters, like Cung Le. So the well-known comedian has an informed opinion about the state of MMA. And his take isn't too positive. In an interview with Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Peters took the UFC to task for oversaturation, being a monopoly and underpaying fighters. "It really is hard to follow the sport and I'm a fan," Peters said read news >>

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Victory Combat Sports brought mixed martial arts to New York City's storied Madison Square Garden and Jim Genia was there for Bloody Elbow. Special to Bloody Elbow by Jim Genia.It was right around the third nose-smashing suplex - a brutal but spectacular move that left the white canvas stained with blood - that it became clear this night was going to be a fun one. And why wouldn't it be? As the first-ever event to bring MMA fights to the hallowed halls of Madison Square Garden, Victory Combat Sp read news >>

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