Results for: Love fighting leads exWWE star Dave Bautista MMA debut in news

  • 2 years ago
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Dave Bautista spent the better part of a decade pretending to get punched in the face as a pro wrestler. Now that the 43-year-old heavyweight is less than a week away from his first chance to do it for real as a mixed martial arts fighter, he can hardly wait. The question he keeps hearing over and over - the one he can't seem to supply a satisfactory answer to - is, why? 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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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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 19 days 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 >>

  • 19 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, Dave Doyle, and Chuck Mindenhall break down the top storylines coming out of UFC 181. Check out the post-fight show above. read news >>

  • a month ago
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MMA Fighting's E. Casey Leydon catches up with Kailin Curran before her UFC debut against Paige VanZant at UFC Fight Night 57 this Saturday night. Find out what drove Curran to fighting, what makes her nervous before a fight, and much more above. read news >>

  • a month ago
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So the mixed martial arts (MMA) community had its collective undies all up in a bunch -- complete with severe chafing -- after news broke that nine-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia would be making her pro debut against a 42-year-old tomato can in Japan. Garcia, 28, clocks in at about 226 pounds, while Megumi Yabushita (19-22) competes at bantamweight. Turns out the fight isn't happening, as Garcia insists she is only interested in fighting girls who are of equal size. True, Ja read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MMA Fighting has Bellator 130 results for the Newton vs. Vassell fight card Friday night at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas.In the main event, Emanuel Newton defends his light heavyweight title against Linton Vassell. Also, Bobby Lashley returns to face Karl Etherington in the co-main event.Check out the Bellator 130 results below.Main Card (Spike at 9 p.m. ET)Emanuel Newton (24-7) vs. Linton Vassell (14-3)Bobby Lashley (11-2) vs. Karl Etherington (9-0)Marloes Coenen (21-6) vs. Annalis read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Although it has been rumored Gina Carano will return to mixed martial arts to face UFC women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey, the ex-Strikeforce titlist currently has other endeavors lined up for the second half of 2014. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Although it has been rumored Gina Carano will return to mixed martial arts to face UFC women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey, the ex-Strikeforce titlist currently has other endeavors lined up for the second half of 2014. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, Dave Meltzer, and Dave Doyle discuss all the big stories coming out of UFC 177, including Joe Soto's performance against TJ Dillashaw, Bethe Correia and much more. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, Dave Meltzer, and Dave Doyle break down the top storylines coming out of UFC 177 on Saturday night. read news >>

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