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  • 20 days ago
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New York, NY, February 10, 2015 - Miller Lite has been named the official title sponsor for Bellator MMA events in 2015, marking the first-ever title sponsorship for the emerging MMA brand. The partnership will debut with Bellator 134: The British Invasion on Friday, February 27 from the Mohegan Sun Arena, in Uncasville, CT. "We are thrilled to partner with Miller Lite as we embark on our biggest year ever at Bellator," said Scott Coker, Bellator president. "We share a similar philosophy with Mi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of MMA’s biggest political opponents in New York, was arrested and placed in federal custody on corruption charges. The Daily News reported that longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, MMA's main opposing force in New York, has surrendered to federal authorities and has been placed under custody for corruption charges. Silver, who has remained atop the Assembly for nearly two decades as one of the most powerful men in Albany, has been reportedly linked to " read news >>

  • a month ago
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An investigation into NY State assembly speaker Sheldon Silver could be a major win for the UFC. Back in 2013 this article was written about the state of MMA in New York, it was titled "MMA in New York? Not until assembly speaker Sheldon Silver is gone." In short, the article alleges that Silver's power in the New York State Assembly is such that he's been able to work at the behest of the Las Vegas Culinary Union to block any attempts to get a bill legalizing MMA passed, despite general support read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Head coach of NY Combat Sambo, Stephen Koepfer, breaks down the Rousimar Palhares kneebar submission win over Jon Fitch from WSOF 16 (see the GIF here). A master of sport in Sambo, Koepfer goes over the finer points and principals of leg-lock attacks/escapes, and what Fitch could have done to avoid the submission loss. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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New York, NY - GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, today announced the return of elite kickboxing action with GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY, set to air live on SPIKE TV at 9/8c from Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma on Friday, November 7th. The event marks GLORY's debut on a new night, moving to Friday evenings for its return to SPIKE TV. Headlining GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY is the Lightweight World Title clash between reigning GLORY Lightweight Champion Davit Kiria (22-9-0, read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Georges St. Pierre was recently featured in NY Times. Unfortunately, it wasn't for his exploits as one of the world's most gifted mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters. Instead, "Rush" -- alongside Hollywood icon Leonardo DiCaprio -- was photoed with longtime pal Jimmy Cournoyer, who just so happens to be the biggest pot dealer in New York City history. Kind of a strange association, considering St. Pierre's crusade to end drug use read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The former UFC welterweight champ got a lot of ink -- including a picture posing with Hollywood star Leonard Dicaprio - in the world's top newspaper this weekend. Unfortunately it was because of his friendship with drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer. A public relations agent would tell any fighter that you just can't buy (bad) publicity like this. Multiple prominent mentions in a major New York Times feature plus a picture of your client hanging out with Hollywood superstar Leonard Dicaprio? That's th read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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NY amateur Welterweight contender Eddie Haws talks about title run. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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In his first video blog for Saturday’s UFC 175 event, UFC President Dana White takes us on the road with Mike Tyson and to Asia for PR duties.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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ISWA Coach Kris Iatskevich shows a defense to a single leg and a kneebar attack at a coaching clinic at NY Combat Sambo. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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It's a time to take your Culinary 226 medicine. The debate on MMA in New York is news once again, but from a hitherto unheard voice, Bjorn Rebney. Some stories never seem to go away in MMA. One of the longest lasting and seemingly most indestructable has been the proxy war of legalized MMA in New York, being fought over by the UFC and the Culinary Workers Union Local 226. Every year the UFC spends a bag full of money lobbying NY politicians to bring MMA to a vote in the state Senate. And every y read news >>

  • a year ago
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Miesha Tate recently posed for the next ESPN The Magazine "The Body" issue. The NY Daily News released her photo, shot by photographer Ben Watts. read news >>

  • a year ago
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GLORY 9 Fight Card. A must see event in NY City this weekend. read news >>

  • a year ago
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In a continued effort to save Olympic wrestling, teams from the U.S., Russia and Iran headed to New York City's Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday for a wrestling event dubbed "Rumble on the Rails." Check out images from the historic event. read news >>

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