Results for: ExWWE star Dave Bautista wins MMA debut plans fight again in news

  • 2 years ago
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Former WWE star and 43-year-old MMA newcomer Dave Bautista won his professional fighting debut on Saturday night.  Bautista, who didn't have an opponent secured until five days before the event, ultimately scored a TKO victory over replacement and MMA journeyman Vince Lucero.  The event took place at "CES MMA: Real Pain" at Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. It aired and streamed via pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former WWE star Dave Bautista (a.k.a. Batista) overcame first-fight jitters and an early attack from veteran Vince Lucero to win his MMA debut Saturday night in Providence, R.I. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dave Bautista spent the better part of a decade pretending to get punched in the face as a pro wrestler. Now that the 43-year-old heavyweight is less than a week away from his first chance to do it for real as a mixed martial arts fighter, he can hardly wait. The question he keeps hearing over and over - the one he can't seem to supply a satisfactory answer to - is, why? read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former WWE star and longtime MMA enthusiast Dave Bautista is slated for his pro-fighting debut on Oct. 6. The 43-year-old, perhaps best known as "Batista" during a WWE title reign, will fight New York-based heavyweight Rashid Evans (1-2 as an amateur) at a CES MMA event at Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., TMZ today reported. Back in 2010, Bautista told MMAjunkie.com he in talks with Strikeforce about a possible deal. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Go inside the latest women’s MMA news, including Invicta’s deal with UFC Fight Pass, strawweights debuting in the UFC and much more. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a year ago
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During Dave Courchaine's professional MMA debut, he took his opponent into a bear hug and was planning to his next move. Then he and the crowd at "Strikeforce at the Dome" got a big surprise. The power went out. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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While it wasn't quite the same stage that fellow former WWE champion Brock Lesnar made when he moved to mixed martial arts, 43-year old Dave Bautista had a successful fighting debut on Saturday night and promises to deliver more in the future. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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For Ross Miller, the decision to take an amateur MMA fight was not something he took lightly. A longtime fan of the sport with several years of training under his belt, Miller wasn't certain he had the skills necessary to be successful, but he wanted to test himself in actual competition. Of course, at 36 years old and with a wife and three children, Miller knew he couldn't jump in the ring without their support. Oh, and he needed to fit the bout into his schedule as Nevada's secretary of read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Andrei Arlovski has more fight left in him.

The Affliction heavyweight star plans to make his professional boxing debut on the undercard of the Golden Boy-promoted Paul Williams-Winky Wright middleweight card on April 11 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. An opponent for the four-round bout has yet to be determined. read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Patrick Martin, the man on the wrong end of a beating by UFC vet Josh Neer in a widely seen video, spoke to an MMA Fighting FanPoster and claims what we've seen doesn't tell the whole story of the fight. He's been held down and elbowed repeatedly, then kicked in the face by a professional mixed martial artist who then posted the video and called him a "bully." Then he was kicked out of the gym where he hoped to begin seriously training for his own cage fighting debut. Now Patrick Martin tells hi read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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"Clearly a big step in the right direction for our sport." -- Georges St-Pierre. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White and company CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta, recently announced during a special press conference (see it here) that the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion will rev up it's fight against performance-enhancing-drugs (PEDs). Among the changes White and Co. are planning to implement moving forward is to test every single fighter on every card from here on read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, Marc Raimondi, and Dave Meltzer break down the top storylines coming out of UFC 183. Check out the post-fight show above. read news >>

  • a month ago
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If seeing is believing, then the MMA world can no longer refute the fact that Conor McGregor is a star. According to MMAFighting.com, the viewership numbers from UFC Fight Night 59, which was headlined by McGregor and Dennis Siver, drew an average of 2,751,000 viewers. Those record-breaking numbers peaked at 3,162,000 when McGregor stepped into the cage for the main event. The previous record was held by the UFC’s debut event on FOX Sports 1, which featured a light heavyweight bout between Chael read news >>

  • a month ago
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Gabi Garcia will finally make her MMA debut. A nine-time jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC winner, Garcia has signed a deal with Brazilian MMA promotion Jungle Fight and is set to compete for the first time on March 28 in a yet-to-be-announced event in Sao Paulo. Tatame first reported the news, and MMAFighting.com confirmed it with sources close to the situation. Garcia was originally scheduled to make her MMA debut on Dec. 23 in Tokyo, but Japanese promotion Real Fight failed to find an opponen read news >>

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