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  • 3 years ago
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ProElite heavyweight Mark Ellis had a dream to be a professional football player, but he was better at wrestling. That's not to say he wasn't good on the gridiron or that he was especially nuts about being on the mats all day. In fact, he quit wrestling in college and threw himself into football, where he landed a spot on the University of Missouri football team as a defensive tackle. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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In an effort to cultivate the next generation of MMA talent, the newly revamped ProElite Inc. has acquired a promising prospect. Mark Ellis, a heavyweight who in 2009 won an NCAA Division I national championship while at University of Missouri, recently signed a multi-fight, long-term deal with the promotion. ProElite Vice President of Fight Operations T. Jay Thompson confirmed the news with MMAjunkie.com. Ellis makes his debut on Aug. 27 as part of the promotion's first event since its read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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All 16 fighters taking part in Friday’s Cage Warriors 71 event today successfully made weight for the show.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Mark Bocek has won three of his past four fights, but the Canadian made a somewhat surprising announcement via Twitter on Tuesday that he has retired from MMA competition. I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout this journey. Onto the next chapter. — Mark Bocek (@MarkBocek) August 6, 2014 In April, Bocek rebounded from a loss to Rafael dos Anjos by edging UFC newcomer Mike De La Torre on the scorecards. Prior to his loss to dos Anjos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The IJF heads to Judo talent hotbed Cuba with a major competition for the first time ever. Cuba is bringing their best talent to try to medal, Bloody Elbow has an event preview and live stream all in one. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC champions ascend to the throne of their respective weight classes for one primary reason: They're incredible mixed martial artists. It sounds obvious, right? Simple as that idea may be, MMA weeds out the pretenders from the contenders like few other sports. Sometimes, a fighter will catch a hot streak and work his way into a title fight, but order is quickly restored, and the champion sends him or her tumbling back to earth. Right now, the UFC boasts a group of champions in flux. Just one ye read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mark Munoz wasted no time looking for a takedown. He failed on attempt one but succeeded through sheer force of will on attempt two. He went low, grabbed Gegard Mousasi's leg, and picked him up for a slam. Note: he wasn't able to capitalize on it in any meaningful way. What's more, Mousasi simply reestablished standing and went about having his way with Munoz. That includes dominating the position battle, working a neck crank, passing to back control, then locking in a choke. And getting a tap. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In most cases, spending five years removed from any sport would prove detrimental to an athlete achieving success in that arena. But in the case of Mark Holst -- who is returning to muay Thai after five years of solely competing in MMA -- the hope is that his time spent inside the cage will correlate to success in the Lion Fight ring. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With tough competition from other major sports events, Spike's combat properties, Bellator and Glory, both posted above-average numbers. Bellator did 701,000 viewers live against the NBA and NHL playoffs, while Glory did 498,000viewers against a Mayweather pay-per-view. As Bellator builds to its first pay-per-view show on May 17, its Friday night ratings on Spike remain almost identical with last season. The promotion currently averages 684,000 viewers live on Friday nights, with another five to read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Stakes are high for a heavyweight headliner between Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum at UFC on FOX 11. Dana White said the winner gets the champ in Mexico.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Cain Velasquez, Fabricio Werdum, Travis Browne, UFC on FOX 11 read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The 2014 NCAA Division-1 national wrestling championships are going down in "The Sooner State" through Saturday and will produce the best and brightest stars in college wrestling. Here are the full results from day one (session two). The second round of the NCAA Division-1 national championships began on Thursday night (March 20, 2014) inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Hundreds of young wrestlers competed for the chance to advance further in the tournament with the h read news >>

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