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  • 3 years ago
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MMAWeekly.com has learned through independent sources that the rumored MMA debut of former WWE wrestler David Batista looks likely to take place in May... but not on U.S. soil. Read More >> 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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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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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 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 >>

  • 11 days 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 >>

  • 15 days ago
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Following an interesting start to his MMA career, Rudy Morales is more than ready to make a splash in his World Series of Fighting debut on Saturday. read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Consider it a postponement. Burgeoning women's MMA talent Holly Holm was supposed to meet Raquel Pennington in her UFC debut earlier this month. That didn't happen when Holm injured her neck. But that exact same matchup will now carry over to UFC 184 on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, MMAFighting.com confirmed with both UFC officials and Holm's manager Lenny Fresquez on Tuesday. The bout was first reported by MMAjunkie. Holm (7-0) is one of the most intriguing women's fighters to enter the UFC since wom read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Former WWE star CM Punk discusses why he joined the UFC, his journey, why he left the WWE, how he has been received by other UFC fighters, when he first talked to Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta, how long he expects to compete, where he might train, when he might debut, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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CM Punk, former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar, is the newest UFC fighter (read details here). Phil Brooks (his birth name) was introduced during the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) last night (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) in an interview with ringside announcer Joe Rogan. You can watch that video right here, right now, up above and learn that he is ready to "kick ass" -- or get his ass kicked -- in early 2015 (watch video). To check out UFC President Dana White's initial social reaction click read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Grappling wizard Kron Gracie has an opponent for his first MMA bout. Kron Gracie, Son of MMA and jiu-jitsu legend Rickson Gracie, will meet Hyung Soo Kim in a lightweight bout at Real Fight Championship 1 on Dec. 23 in Japan, the promotion announced. Both Gracie and Kim will compete for the first time under MMA rules. Gracie, a multiple-time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion, holds wins over the likes of Shinya Aoki and Sergio Moraes. Kim makes his MMA debut after a career in wrestling. In an int read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Gabi Garcia wants to make her transition to MMA, but she wants to face a real challenge. Garcia, a nine-time jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC winner, has signed a deal with Japanese promotion Real Fight to make her MMA debut in Tokyo on Dec. 23. It was announced that Garcia would be facing 42-year-old Japanese fighter Megumi Yabushita, who competes in the bantamweight division. Garcia, who is willing to cut down from 226 to 198 pounds for her first MMA bout, told Tatame that she hasn’t agreed t read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Pawel Wolak’s professional mixed martial arts debut finally has a date and a venue. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Pawel Wolak’s professional mixed martial arts debut finally has a date and a venue. read news >>

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