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  • 16 days ago
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Former WWE announcer Jim Ross has a little message for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fans who are up in arms over the recent announcement that former pro wrestler Phil Brooks, better known by his stage name "CM Punk," was signed to a multi-fight contract by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Get back in your pen, little piggy. The fact that most of the combat sports universe has been talking about Punk -- and more importantly UFC -- is a testament to the brand power of both athlete and promoti read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Good Ol' JR delves into the CM Punk signing in his FOX Sports column. On Saturday night, the UFC made a startling announcement that included the signing of former WWE superstar Phil "CM Punk" Brooks to a multi-fight contract. The decision understandably caused a rift in the MMA fanbase, with many referring to it as a desperate move from MMA's top promotion. However, others, including former WWE announcer and VP of Talent Relations Jim Ross believe the move emphasizes what a "brilliant promotiona read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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American kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter, Kevin Ross, spoke to MMAMania about last weekend's S-Cup Shootboxing event in Japan, where his TKO victory over Michihiro Omigawa was overturned to a 'no contest.' The controversial decision eliminated him from the eight-man tournament. Japan, the "Land of the Rising Sun" and the country of controversial officiating and promoter interference. It has often been a common theme for Americans fighting overseas for foreign promotions, that if they don't knock read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight prospect Al Iaquinta looks back at his thrilling win over Ross Pearson on Friday and ahead to what's next for him. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight up-and-comer Al Iaquinta scored a bookie-busting technical knockout win over Ross Pearson at the UFC Fight Night 55: "Rockhold vs. Bisping" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Friday night (Nov. 7, 2014) in Sydney, Australia. Good enough to earn "Raging Al" a post-fight bonus? Hardly. But that's what happens when you compete on a fight card that features 11 bouts -- and 11 finishes. And as Iaquinta told The MMA Hour (via MMA Fighting), he's still read news >>

  • a month ago
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One of this weekend’s biggest winners was Long Island’s Al Iaquinta, who went to Sydney, Australia for UFC Fight Night 55 and TKO’d betting favorite Ross Pearson in the co-main event. For Iaquinta, in his first big step up in competition, it played out like a moment of arrival. Not only did he hold his own on the feet against the deft striker Pearson, he dropped "The Real Deal" with a counter left hook that signaled the beginning of the end for the Brit.The fight was stopped moments later as "Ra read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you were one of the many mixed martial arts (MMA) fans sleeping on Al Iaquinta, it's time to wake up. In a battle of Ultimate Fighter (TUF) veterans, Iaquinta put the screws to Ross Pearson in the lightweight co-main event of UFC Fight Night 55, which took place last Friday night (Nov. 7, 2014) on UFC Fight Pass from inside the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. Read our full recap and fight analysis here. "This is what I needed to do," Iaquinta told the media at the UFC Fight Night 55 pos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the UFC Sydney fight highlights from the Ross Pearson vs. Al Iaquinta fight in Australia on Friday. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Last night (Nov. 7, 2014), Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta fought to take another step forward in the crowded lightweight division at UFC Fight Night 55 inside Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. After a tight first round, Iaquinta landed a brutal volley of punches to secure the finish. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta went to war last night (Nov. 7, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 55 inside Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. Outside o read news >>

  • a month ago
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Watch the full fight video highlights for the UFC Fight Night: Sydney co-main event between Al Iaquinta and Ross Pearson. The co-main event of the evening featured one of the biggest upsets on the main card, as Al Iaquinta knocked out Ross Pearson in spectacular fashion. Read Dallas Winston's play-by-play for the fight below: R2: Pearson starts with an inside low kick. Iaquinta fires off a low kick and medley of crisp punches. Both land in an equal exchange but Iaquinta flattens Pearson with a c read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the video highlights from Al Iaquinta’s impressive win in Friday’s UFC Fight Night 55 co-headliner.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping co-main event between lightweights Al Iaquinta and Ross Pearson had all the ingredients for an exciting fight that probably wouldn’t go the distance. And the two didn’t disappoint. Pearson took the center of the octagon and pressured Iaquinta, who circled on the outside. He inched forward, but Iaquinta was timing his movement and catching him with counter right hands. Pearson continued to move forward in the second frame but found himself unable to box I read news >>

  • a month ago
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SYDNEY – With UFC middleweight champion and teammate Chris Weidman in attendance cageside, Al Iaquinta looked like a future champ with his biggest win yet. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season nine winner (and later coach) Ross Pearson took on TUF: Live runner-up Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of tonight's (Nov. 7, 2014) UFC Fight Night 55: "Rockhold vs. Bisping" event at Sydney, Australia on UFC Fight Pass. This represented a stiff step up in competition for Iaquinta, with some doubt regarding how he would handle Pearson's blitzing pressure and heavy firepower. He held up just fine. Actually, he matched it shot for shot before delivering in a big w read news >>

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