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Fight Path: Former mascot, Olympian Steve Mocco uprooted life for recent MMA debut

  • 2 years ago
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Steve Mocco was nearing the end of his long and distinguished wrestling career, and he had turned his attention to coaching the Lehigh University wrestling team. He wasn't sure if competition wo read news >>

Fight Path: Mike Perry pushed through rocky patch to get to a life of MMA

  • a month ago
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When Mike Perry was a freshman in high school, one of his first assignments involved writing an introduction and reading it in front of the class. That wasn’t his specialty.Filed under: News read news >>

Video: WSOF 20's Steve Mocco on first loss and why 'it was a good fight for me'

  • 4 months ago
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Olympian and former NCAA Division I national wrestling champion Steve Mocco doesn’t lose very often. So when he recently suffered his first MMA defeat, the WSOF fighter was determined to make the mos read news >>

Fight Path: MFC 41's Miles Anstead turned gymnastics, BMX racing into MMA hopes

  • 11 months ago
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The morning after Miles Anstead had made his MMA debut, he cried.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

Fight Path: Wade Johnson eschews his hoops hopes for the MMA life

  • a year ago
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Wade Johnson was a promising enough basketball player at his small-town Arkansas high school that he had multiple college options he was considering. Then he did something that no one expected. He be read news >>

Fight Path: Farm living, sister's death put XFC 24's Dave Courchaine on MMA road

  • 2 years 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 pow read news >>

Fight Path: Supporting brother helped turn Andrew Leone on to MMA

  • 2 years ago
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Andrew Leone's mixed martial arts debut came very much by accident. The skilled wrestler was just there, at that unsanctioned, underground fight happening away from New York's laws against the sport, read news >>

Fight Path: Jessy Jess found MMA after childhood wanderlust, living in a van

  • 2 years ago
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As usual, the conversation about a fighter's life and background begins with a question about the beginning. For Australian fighter Jessy Jess, that meant growing up while "going around in a van with read news >>

Fight Path: Cain Velasquez replacement Todd Schmauss followed fellow wrestlers to MMA

  • 2 years ago
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About three years ago, Todd Schmauss was working through life as a personal trainer and volunteer assistant wrestling coach.  With a history in wrestling stretching back to his well-known hometown read news >>

Fight Path: Mike Pope's jiu-jitsu background prepared him for upcoming pro MMA debut

  • 3 years ago
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Within the past year, Mike Pope has battled his way to two championships in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, plus weight class Blue Belt titles at the Pan No-Gi Championship and Worl read news >>

Olympian Steve Mocco Joins American Top Team for Transition Into MMA

  • 3 years ago
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Former Olympic wrestler Steve Mocco will make his journey into mixed martial arts soon and he's chosen a famed training camp to help him get ready.