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  • 3 years ago
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UFC fighters aren't the only ones with accident insurance these days. Six months after the UFC parent company announced a program to cover athletes outside the cage, a Tennessee-based insurance company offers a plan that costs a little over $20 a month. Fighters are not only covered out-of-competition but are eligible to receive compensation for injuries suffered during fights and get a $100,000 life insurance policy, according to Jeremy Augusta, CEO of Combat Sports Insurance. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The sad reality: Boxers and MMA fighters can't be given a punishment close to what A-Rod got if they cheat. read news >>

  • a year ago
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While South Dakota's governor remains chilly to MMA, he will sign into law a bill that aims to regulate combat sports in the state.  read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Veteran combat sports broadcaster Mauro Ranallo discusses Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz's drug test failures and other news. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Seventh Annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards to Premiere Nationally Wednesday, February 4 on FOX Sports 2. Awards ceremony celebrated the who’s who in MMA with a star-studded, black-tie event at The Venetian Las Vegas  read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The seventh annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony debuts tonight on FOX Sports 2 at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT).Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission released the medical suspensions stemming from UFC on Fox 13, which took place on Dec. 13, 2014 at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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Professional MMA fighter Joel Thomas learned a valuable lesson when he strapped a shock collar around his neck, hopped across the yard's boundary and got zapped into another dimension. People will do some crazy stuff when money is on the line. "Me and my buddies were drinking and partying and whatnot, and somebody brought out a shock collar, and they're like, 'Hey, man, I'll give you five bucks if you put that around your neck, turn it up to full blast and shock yourself,'" Thomas told Bleacher read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 5 months ago
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Coming into MMA from long distance running isn’t exactly what most fighters do, but women’s flyweight prospect Heather Bassett has made the transition in strong fashion. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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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 >>

  • 6 months ago
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In MMA, as in most sports, competitors must continuously improve and evolve to reach the highest level. Even once a fighter makes his way to the top, he must keep working to ensure contenders aren't closing the gap. Jon Jones is widely considered the best fighter in the world right now, but he's holding onto that title by putting in the work at Jackson-Wink MMA to ensure he maintains a gap between him and the rest of the light heavyweight division. There are always areas that some of the best in read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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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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