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  • 12 days ago
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BOSTON – Headed into the final round of a bout that was too close to call, Sean Soriano’s corner told him to keep it on the feet against Charles Rosa. Soriano did just the opposite, and it cost him, as Rosa locked up a D’arce choke to force a somewhat controversial tap.Filed (...) read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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A runaway at age 13, WSOF welterweight Danny Davis Jr. didn’t expect much of himself growing up in Las Vegas.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, WSOF read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Talk with fellow grappling nerds and BElitists while you watch the Polaris Professional Jiu Jitsu Invitational. Wales is playing host to the Polaris Professional Jiu Jitsu Invitational and it features seven great matches with a start time of 6:30PM UTC, 1:30PM EST, 10:30AM PST. Again, that's this Saturday at 1:30 PM EST (the event may run between 2 and 3 hours, depending on how many fast finishes occur). The price of the PPV stream is 15 Euro or 17.78 US Dollars*. Ben Thapa put together an outst read news >>

  • a month ago
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Grappling legend ‘Judi’ Gene LeBell discusses UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and why he is a fan of her. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Most fight fans know Muhammed Lawal for his tenure with Bellator MMA and Strikeforce, but long before he competed in MMA, “King Mo” was an extremely successful amateur wrestler. He returns to those roots today.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Undefeated ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren -- who also held gold for Bellator MMA -- has been keeping tabs on what has been going down in stateside mixed martial arts (MMA), particularly after a busy weekend in combat sports that produced events from both UFC and WSOF. Or particular note was Rousimar Palhares grisly submission win over Jon Fitch (see the GIF here), one of many painful surrenders induced by the hulking Brazilian. As far as "Funky" is concerned, "Toquinho" is just another read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Charles Oliveira is one of the best submission artists in the featherweight division, maybe in the UFC. Jeremy Stephens knows all about that and it doesn't make him wary. Stephens meets Oliveira in the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale on Friday night here at Palms Casino Resort. And "Lil' Heathen" is pretty sure he knows how things will go. "This isn't a submission grappling match," Stephens told MMA Fighting on Wednesday at TUF 20 Finale media day. "This is an MMA ma read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Grappling wizard Fabricio Werdum knocked out K-1 champion Mark Hunt to win the UFC interim heavyweight championship in Mexico at UFC 180 on Nov. 15, and the flying knee that ended the bout was one of "Vai Cavalo’s" secret weapons for Hunt. "Everything was planned and trained," Werdum told MMAFighting.com. "Master Rafael Cordeiro taught me move that one day. I asked him ‘master, can I do this in the fight?’ And he said ‘you must do this in the fight.’ "Mark Hunt knew I was going to try to take hi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Grappling wizard Kron Gracie has an opponent for his first MMA bout. 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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C.J. Tuttle live tweets Saturday's Metamoris 5 card. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The BJJ Scout's Metamoris 5 preview so perfectly captured a shift in the MMA metagame it demanded to be included in our series. Metamoris 5 is tonight and the BJJ Scout put out a fantastic video breaking down the main event of Renzo Gracie vs Kazushi Sakuraba. In the video the BJJ Scout the clash of styles between Renzo and Sakuraba as jiu jitsu vs catch wrestling, but also frames in term of the evolution of MMA grappling. Sakuraba was a catch wrestler but learned how jiu jitsu fighters fought b read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The fifth installment of the grappling superfight event kicks off from Long Beach, California on Saturday, with a legendary 'rematch' of two MMA icons headlining the event. Renzo Gracie looks to avenge his PRIDE 10 MMA loss against 'The Gracie Hunter' Kazushi Sakuraba while UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald will try his hand at this kind of competition for the first time. The event also features notable names like Garry Tonon and Keenan Cornelius. Will Sakuraba notch one more win over the Gracie f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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There's still hope for fans hoping to see former UFC light heavyweights Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva hash out their differences through combat. With each man currently and likely permanently barred from competing in MMA in these United States, Silva hoped to take the show on the road back home to Brazil. Doing a spot of guess commentary at Saturday night's XFC International 7 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Silva told XFC president Myron Molotky he'd be happy to battle Sonnen under the promotion's ban read news >>

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