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"Disturbing" WADA Politics Have Blocked MMA's Olympic Hopes | FIGHTLAND

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Photo by Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports MMA’s amateur international governing body, IMMAF, have been pushing to gain the sport of MMA recognition, and last year, IMMAF president Kerrith Brown announced t read news >>

UFC 207 preview: Get ready for the return of 'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey (remember her?)

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She’s an Olympic medalist, a Hollywood actress, author, “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit model and pro wrestler, among things. She’s always a bit of an MMA superstar, if you didn’t remember.Filed under: read news >>

Muay Thai Is Granted Provisional Recognition as an Olympic Sport | FIGHTLAND

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Photo by Diego Azubel/EPA A few days after the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ended with a three-hour extravaganza of laser lights, wild sparkling costumes, and samba music on August 21, the hango read news >>

Would Olympian-Turned-MMA Fighter Kayla Harrison Fight Friend Ronda Rousey? | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 months ago
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Olympic judo superstar Kayla Harrison says Ronda Rousey has given her "a lot of help" when it comes to making the transition into MMA; but would they fight? read news >>

WSOF Inks Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 months ago
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World Series of Fighting has inked a deal with two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison. read news >>

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison signs with WSOF

  • 2 months ago
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Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison is turning her attention to mixed martial arts.Filed under: Featured, News, WSOF read news >>

Dan Henderson Recounts His Journey to the Cage with Randy Couture (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 3 months ago
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Coming from an Olympic wrestling background, Dan Henderson made his way to the cage alongside Randy Couture. Watch as he recounts their MMA origins. read news >>

Dan Henderson Compares USADA to Olympic Drug Testing (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 3 months ago
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Dan Henderson weighs in on the current state of drug testing and how USADA's UFC program compares to Olympic drug testing. read news >>

Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Wrestler Kyle Snyder Wants to Compete in MMA | FIGHTLAND

  • 4 months ago
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Photo by Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports The UFC has a penchant for Olympian medallists. Bantamweights Ronda Rousey and Sara McMann both have bronze and silver medals to their credit respectively, wh read news >>

Olympic Gold Medalist Kyle Snyder Wants to 'Fight UFC'

  • 4 months ago
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Dear Heavyweights, I am writing to you to inform you of a possible disaster heading your way. It’s origin is Columbus, Ohio, by way of Woodbine, Maryland. It’s name? Kyle Snyder. The 2016 Olympic gol read news >>

Olympic Judo Gold Medalist Says MMA Fights are Booked by ‘How Pretty You Are’

  • 5 months ago
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Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison has an opinion of how MMA fights are booked. read news >>

UFC Hall of Famer Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Carries Olympic Torch in Rio

  • 5 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has long been considered one of the most respected fighters not only in the UFC, but in all of mixed martial arts. He has been a champion under both the Pr read news >>

UFC Hall of Famer Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Carries Olympic Torch in Rio

  • 5 months ago
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Not only was Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira honored by being inducted in the UFC Hall of Fame this summer, he also carried the Olympic torch. read news >>

RFA Bantamweight Champion Leandro Higo to Carry Olympic Torch in Brazil

  • 7 months ago
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RFA bantamweight champion Leandro Higo is set to accomplish another career highlight just 45 days after capturing RFA gold. Higo will carry the Olympic Torch. read news >>

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