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  • 2 years ago
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The United States wrestling team picked up their second gold medal on Sunday as Iowa State All-American Jake Varner won his bracket at 96kg (211lbs). read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jordan Burroughs will eventually move into MMA, but first he wanted to live his dream by capturing a gold medal at the Olympics. On Friday, his dreams came true. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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For a man whose Twitter handle is 'All I See Is Gold' there's no doubt that Olympian Jordan Burroughs has had only one thing on his mind for quite some time. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Re read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Henry Cejudo is an Olympic gold medalist in wrestling who is scheduled to make his octagon debut Saturday night at UFC 177. His resume is lofty, but according to Cejudo, all those accolades are simply a platform inspire the world.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Today (March 16, 2014) the World Cup of Freestyle Wrestling concludes with it's final two sessions, including the medal matches this evening. Bloody Elbow presents live video starting at 2 pm (EST). Live from Los Angeles, Bloody Elbow presents video of the final day of action of the World Cup of Freestyle Wrestling. After an incredible dual with Iran last night, which resulted in a nail biting loss, Team USA will likely not make the gold medal finals match. Looking at the silver lining, that Ira read news >>

  • a year ago
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Jake Ellenberger is on a quest for UFC gold, but that takes a back seat as he prepares to step in the Octagon with Rory MacDonald. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Olympic Gold medalist and former WWE wrestler Kurt Angle talks about how he almost joined the UFC, and now that he's looking to return to Olympic glory, how he won't say never when talking about trying out MMA.  Read More >> read news >>

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Khajumurad Gatsalov, the wrestling legend who beat Daniel Cormier in the semis of the Athens Olympics visited AKA in San Diego this week to train a bit with his old adversary. On Monday, Khajimurad Gatsalov visited American Kickboxing Academy's San Diego training facility. This was not the case of a simple tourist visiting one of the world's top MMA gyms. Gatsalov, a Russian (specifically North Ossetian) is a true living legend of freestyle wrestling.* During his amazing career, Gatsalov has won read news >>

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Think about some of the greatest American athletes who have represented the U.S. in world championships and the Olympics. Some names that come to mind are Michael Phelps, Michael Jordan and Michael Johnson. Even more than the male athletes, there have been incredible female athletes such as Mia Hamm, Lolo Jones and Shawn Johnson. Even Ronda Rousey, UFC champion and Olympic bronze medalist, was one of the most recognizable faces of female international competition when she was a judoka. However, read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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The Olympic gold medalist talked to MMAmania.com about why he walked away from UFC after only one fight in the Octagon, the "incredible suffering" of wrestling practice at Oklahoma, and how mixed martial arts (MMA) has shined the light on "wrestling being the greatest foundation in martial arts." Mark Schultz had been retired from wrestling for eight years when he stepped into the Octagon for the first time against Gary Goodridge at UFC 9 way back in 1996. On top of that, his brother David was m read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Coach Mike Riordan takes a look back at Phil Davis' college wrestling career to explain why the UFC light heavyweight's excellent mat pedigree doesn't always translate to the cage. After tepid performances against Rashad Evans and Anthony Johnson, fight fans have openly wondered why a four-time NCAA Division I wrestling All American and champion doesn't make better use of his wrestling against opponents with less heralded wrestling backgrounds. The truth of the matter is that Davis was, and is, read news >>

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