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Koichiro Kimura, a name from the 1990s Japanese MMA scene, passed away Tuesday morning in Japan from pneumonia. Koichiro Kimura, who did both MMA and pro wrestling in the 1990s and was still active in the latter, passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 44. Kimura's death was reported in the Japanese media and pro wrestling circles as being due to pneumonia. Kimura is best known for being in the April 20, 1995 Vale Tudo Open tournament at Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan, where he lost via choke read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Tony Martin discussed getting back on track at UFC 179 with a win over Fabricio Camoes, dealing with the hostile atmosphere, the kimura finish, and much more. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO – After suffering the first two losses of his career in the octagon, Tony Martin reversed course and saved his UFC job.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes and the other stars of UFC 179 stepped on the Maracana field for the workouts this Thursday, and it was a historical moment for the sport. On this day 63 years ago, one of the biggest fights in the history of the sport took place at the soccer stadium, when Masahiko Kimura tapped Helio Gracie with a submission that was later named after him. With MMA returning to Maracanazinho at its finest with UFC 179, the promotion boosts the pre-fight events in Rio de Janeiro. The UFC’ read news >>

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After failing to make weight for his initial UFC debut, Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has another fight lined up for him, this time at bantamweight. Henry Cejudo is perhaps quite fortunate that the UFC didn't immediately cut ties with him following his cancelled debut against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 in August. But the Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling was given a second chance, but only if he dropped the attempts to compete at flyweight. Cejudo is now set to face bantamweight read news >>

  • a month ago
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Let's try this again, shall we? Henry Cejudo's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career didn't get off to the start he and mixed martial arts (MMA) fans had hoped. The Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler was forced to withdraw from his UFC 177 fight against Scott Jorgensen -- which was set to go down on Aug. 30, 2014, in Sacramento, California -- because of complications with his cut down to 125 pounds (details). UFC President Dana White, however, ultimately decided to give the rising MMA sta read news >>

  • a month ago
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Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut on home soil when he faces Dustin Kimura on Dec. 13. read news >>

  • a month ago
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2008 Olympic Gold Medalist wrestler Henry Cejudo is set to make his UFC debut on Dec. 13 in his hometown of Phoenix in a bantamweight bout against Dustin Kimura. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo will try again to make his UFC debut, moving up to bantamweight to face Dustin Kimura at UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Henry Cejudo is set to make his second attempt at a UFC debut. The 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist will meet Dustin Kimura in a bantamweight bout at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix on Dec. 13. AZCentral.com broke news of the bout on Monday. The 27-year-old Cejudo (6-0) entered the UFC was a fair bit of hype after blitzing his way to six wins in less than a year. But he also developed a track record of trouble reaching the flyweight limit. Those issues followed him to the UFC, where he was hospital read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Chris Beal has yet another opponent at UFC Fight Night “Mousasi vs. Jacare 2.” read news >>

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