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Bloody Elbow's 'dirty dozen' preseason ranking of the nation's top twelve college wrestling programs continues with number 9, the Oklahoma State Cowboys. I'm not quite sure what to make of Oklahoma State's wrestling team this year. The most decorated program in wrestling history enters the 2014-2015 season with more questions than answers. I look at their roster and wonder to myself... How will defending national champ Alex Dieringer do up a weight at 165? What about super recruit Chance Marstel read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The former UFC welterweight, however, says he wasn't late for anything. After beating three men in one night to capture the BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament last Friday night (Oct. 3, 2014) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Roan Carneiro suffered a brutal loss in the form of getting docked $15,000 from his winnings (details). The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission (OSAC) fined Roan that staggering amount -- which was 30-percent of his $50,000 grand prize -- for being late for a physical, according to read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The Ohio State Athletic Commission informed MMAFighting.com that the reason Roan Carneiro was fined was because he was late for the weigh-in and physical. While fighters have to worry about an array of pre and post-fight scenarios during fight week, tardiness is hardly a legitimate concern to most. Sadly, it appears that is all it will take for BattleGrounds MMA one-night tournament winner Roan Carneiro to be fined a hefty $15,000 from his $50,000 paycheck by the Ohio State Athletic Commission ( read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Roan Carneiro says the Oklahoma Athletic Commission "robbed" him after his tournament win this past weekend. After defeating three men, Roan Carneiro came out as the winner of BattleGrounds's one night tournament that included the likes of Brock Larson, Joe Ray, and Cody McKenzie. Roan won the $50,000 cash prize, but according to him, the Oklahoma Athletic commission 'robbed' him after. MMA Fighting has it: "They robbed me, man. They took 30 percent of my money. They said I was late for a physic read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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You can't keep a good man down. A year after being involved in a horrific car accident in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma -- getting hit from behind by a vehicle driving at 65 miles per hour while stopped at a red light -- Matt Grice is back at work. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight recently returned to his post with the Oklahoma City Police Department according to News9 (via MMA Fighting), after months of intense rehab and a bevy of surgeries. According to his wife, while Gric read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Mission statement of the Oklahoma Athletic Commission: "To protect, maintain, and improve the safety and welfare of the participants of professional boxing, wrestling, and kickboxing, as well as the general public." Maybe by "welfare" they meant food stamps? Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Roan Carneiro accomplished one of the most difficult feats in all of combat sports, and that's beat three men in one night en route to capturing the BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament last Fri read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Get your full Glory 18 coverage right here at Bloody Elbow, as Glory comes to Oklahoma November 7 with a show headlined by Davit Kiria vs. Robin van Roosmalen. At last, after three months of complete silence, we get to say these words: Glory is back. The world's #1 kickboxing organization has announced the details on Glory 18. The event will take place in Oklahoma City, OK on Friday, November 7. As has been the case all year, Glory 18 will air on Spike. This marks the company's first show since read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Matt Grice's recovery from a horrific auto accident has reached a significant milestone. The 33-year-old Grice returned to his old job with the Oklahoma City Police Department on Thursday, just over a year after his accident. Grice suffered a traumatic brain injury after his car was rear-ended at a red light by a distracted driver in Shawnee, Oklahoma. While it is likely Grice, who earned raves for his UFC 157 fight against Dennis Bermudez, which landed high on several 2013 Fight of the Year pol read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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With competitors in Battlegrounds MMA’s one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament facing as many as 45 minutes and nine rounds of fighting, the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission is taking additional safety precautions. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Glory is back! All the details on the next big show from the world's #1 kickboxing organization are right here at last. At last, after three months of complete silence, we get to say these words: Glory is back. The world's #1 kickboxing organization has announced the details on Glory 18. The event will take place in Oklahoma City, OK on Friday, November 7. As has been the case all year, Glory 18 will air on Spike. This marks the company's first show since the Glory 17 / Last Man Standing PPV dou read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Glory World Series will return to the kickboxing circuit with Glory 18 “Return to Glory” on Nov. 7 at Grand Casino Hotel and Resort in Shawnee, Okla. read news >>

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