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How the heck did Ronda Rousey hit that armbar on Cat Zingano? T.P. Grant has you covered! It only took Ronda Rousey fourteen seconds to find her signature submission at UFC 184 against #1 contender Cat Zingano in the fastest finish in UFC Championship fight history. However the armbar was not the traditional armbar that MMA fans are used to seeing. It has many names, though it is sometimes called the "wrong way armbar". While the position is a bit unusual, it works on the same principle of all o read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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IMMAF president, Bertrand Amoussou fires back at the French Judo Federation's decision to ban its' coaches from teaching MMA. The head of the French Judo Federation, Jean-Luc Rouge, imposed a ban on its members from coaching its pupils in MMA, this week. This decision has drawn a number of notable critics, most notably Dr. AnnMaria De Mars, a former judo world champion alongside her superstar daughter, UFC champion Ronda Rousey. Now, another prominent member of the mixed martial arts worlds has read news >>

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Henri Hooft isn't much of a strategist, but he and Michael Johnson found a way to force their tactical mindset on Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Porto Alegre. Last week, Patrick Wyman and I were discussing UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson on my podcast Heavy Hands. In addition to Johnson's footwork and rhythm, both instrumental aspects of his game, we got to talking about the man behind the fighter, Dutch trainer Henri Hooft. Like fighters, trainers have styles--unique ways o read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey reacts to the news that the French Judo Federation has banned its members from teaching MMA. Following a tumultuous two weeks in the world of Judo, one of the sport's most famous exports, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, has hit out at the sport's ever controversial governing body, the International Judo Federation. After Rousey's mother, Dr AnnMaria De Mars (who was a judo world champion herself), tweeted about her frustration with the organization, read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The French Judo Federation seem adamant that they want to eliminate MMA's influence on their sport with strict sanctions to any members who are teaching MMA. It has been a very interesting fortnight in the world of international judo. Firstly, The UFC was forced to revoke its sponsorship of the European Championships in Scotland, and then the European Judo Union decided to relocate the tournament completely, partly due to the British Judo Association's affiliation with the UFC. That was only the read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Ronda Rousey has already let fans in on most of her many motivations. She mentioned another one Thursday night. In an interview on "Conan," Rousey said she is still affected by the fact that she only won the bronze medal for judo in the 2008 Summer Olympics and not the gold. The UFC women's bantamweight champion said she uses that going into fights. "I'm excited like it's the Olympic games," Rousey told Conan O'Brien about her UFC bouts. "I've been to two Olympics already, so every time I walk o read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Despite UFC announcing they'd withdrawn their support from the 2015 European Judo Championships to avoid the event's cancelation on February 13th, it appears their actions were not enough to satisfy the European Judo Union (EJU). According to a statement released on their website, EJU has stripped Glasgow, Scotland of host city for the event and issued harsh condemnation of the British Judo Association (BJA), which had attempted to secure UFC's involvement in the event. "The European Judo Union read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The UFC has been forced to withdraw from sponsoring the European Judo Championship amidst threats from the European Judo Union to cancel the event. At the beginning of the month the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a landmark deal to sponsor the European Judo Championships which takes place from April 9-12 at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. It seems, however, that the partnership has came to an abrupt and untimely end. The European Judo Union (EJU) has allegedly threatened to ca read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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According to a press release by the UFC on Friday, the organization was withdrawn their support and involvement in the upcoming European Judo Championships. The release states they were forced into such a position by the European Judo Union (EJU), who allegedly threatened to cancel the event if the UFC was still involved. The EJU has not offered public comment on the matter at this time of this writing. The UFC did not present a reason for the alleged objection to their involvement from the EJU. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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London, UK – UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation, is disappointed and saddened to announce it’s withdrawal of support to the European Judo Championships, following a threat from the read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Not wanting to jeopardize the dreams of Olympic hopefuls, a threat has forced the UFC to withdraw its support of the European Judo Championships. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The UFC will be sponsoring the annual European Judo Championships in Scotland this year. What might sound like small news at first glance, is part of a smart business strategy that could be a major step to gaining more mainstream credibility. The UFC announced that they will be sponsoring the European Judo Championships this year, which will take place in Glasgow's Emirates Arena from 9th to 12th of April. According to a press release, the UFC is working closely together with the British Combat read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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UFC today announced their involvement in the 2015 European Judo Championships, which will take place in Glasgow, UK in April, as they continue to support the development of combat sports around the world. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anderson Silva is one of the finest mixed martial artists to ever live. Before his return against Nick Diaz this Saturday, January 31st, BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down his masterful manipulation of distance. This is part one of a two part series. Part two will be released tomorrow, January 30th, 2015. In the Amazon there is a genus of spider--considered the most dangerous of its kind. Brazilians call it armadeiras, or "armed spider," but in English we call it the Wandering read news >>

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