- 2 years ago
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Tyson Steele is well aware of the fate that might have awaited him if he didn't find jiu-jitsu in his spare time and continue to an MMA career.
Steele's hometown of Carlyle, Saskatchewan, is filled with people who work in the oil industry. That brings plenty of jobs, like the one working on an oil rig that the Canadian fighter held for several years after he finished high school.
But they're not all the most appealing jobs. And Steele learned that firsthand.
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Rick Glenn was a teenager taking a phone call on a break from his shift at Staples when he became an MMA fighter. read news >>
Martin Davila had already described his mother’s deportation to Peru, his enlistment in the Marines to find guidance in his life (and avoid being kicked out of his father’s house), his time in Iraq, and his time in South Korea. Then came MMA.Filed under: News read news >>
Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are joined by Patrick Wyman to talk about the world of prospects in MMA and the fighters we're looking out for on this week's cards. We also get into can crushing and Xplode records a bit. read news >>
When Hakeem Dawodu started his kickboxing training, it wasn’t just a passion for him. It was a chance to meet his legal requirements.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>
After six long weeks with no compass to guide them, MMA fans once again have their North Star in the fold. That's right. Cody McKenzie, the unabashed brawler and party guy who used to work fishing boats in his native Alaska, has ended his extremely brief retirement and will return to action Feb. 15, according to Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow. The 27-year-old McKenzie (15-6) is reportedly set to take on Andrew McInnes at World Series of Fighting 18, WSOF officials confirmed in the Bloody Elbow repo read news >>
MMA Fighting has the WSOF 17 results for the Shields vs. Foster fight card in Las Vegas on Saturday night.In the main event, Jake Shields will square off against Brian Foster in a welterweight contest. Check out the WSOF 17 results below. Main card (NBC Sports at 9 p.m. ET)Jake Shields vs. Brian FosterBrian Cobb vs. Jonathan NunezKrasimir Mladenov vs. Brendan KornbergerBryson Hansen vs. Rudy MoralesDanny Davis Jr. vs. Adam CellaUndercard (MMA Fighting at 6:30 p.m. ET)Gil Guardado vs. Sinjen Smit read news >>
When Ricky Musgrave was finished with his military service, he knew exactly how he wanted to spend his hard-earned money.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>
Late in his teens, He Nan Nan hung up a punching bag in his school dormitory to practice some punching. There were early bumps, but it’s starting to pay off. Filed under: News read news >>
- 2 months ago
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MMA Fighting has the WSOF 16 results for the Palhares vs. Fitch fight card at the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif.In the main event, Rousimar Palhares will try to defend his welterweight title against Jon Fitch. WSOF featherweight title Rick Glenn aims to defend his crown against Lance Palmer.Check out the WSOF 16 results below.Main Card (NBC Sports at 9 p.m. ET)Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon FitchRick Glenn vs. Lance PalmerSheymon Moraes vs. Gabriel SolorioJosh Berkovic vs. Brenson read news >>
Jon Fitch joins us in studio to preview his WSOF welterweight title fight against Rousimar Palhares this Saturday night at WSOF 16. read news >>
Marcelo Castaneda was close to giving his full attention to a college wrestling career. Then he found MMA.Filed under: News read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Lost in the mixed martial arts (MMA) shuffle last night (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014), somewhere between Fabricio Werdum laying waste to Mark Hunt at UFC 180 (video highlights) and Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan Bonnar wasting our time at Bellator 131 (video highlights), World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 15 was staging its own main event. Expectations were super high at least. WSOF 15, which took place at USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla., featured a Middleweight main event that pit division champion, David Branch, up read news >>
Denis Smoldarev wasn’t the biggest fan of sports when he first started. His father had been an athlete, so he wanted his son to be active, but Smoldarev wasn’t very enthusiastic.Filed under: News read news >>