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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, one of the most notable members of Milwaukee's Roufusport fight camp, is defending team founder Jeffrey "Duke" Roufus in the aftermath of the death of one his fellow gym goers. Ever since the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published an article about the death of Dennis Munson, Jr., a Roufusport amateur kickboxer, in March, former Roufusport team members have lashed out against the coaching methods of the gym, per Bloody Elbow. On Wednesday, "Showtime" did an read news >>

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Duke Roufus and the environment at his Roufusport gym have been surrounded by controversy ever since the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel released an investigative piece on the death of kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr. read news >>

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UFC Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis defends longtime coach Duke Roufus from the recent accusations levelled against him. After details began to arise regarding Denis Munson Jr., a Roufusport kickboxer who died hours after making his amateur debut at Duke Roufus' American Fighting Championship promotion last March, several notable fighters began to air their grievances about the now-controversial coach and his allegedly brutal coaching staff. However, several of the top fighters at Roufusport read news >>

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Roufusport star pupil and UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has managed to avoid being roped into much of the controversy surrounding his camp this week. After the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published its investigation into the death of 24-year-old amateur Roufusport kickboxer Denis Munson Jr., the camp's patriarch, Duke Roufus, has come under fire by several high-profile former students over his coaching methods. Just weeks out from making his Dec. 2 title defense to Gilbert Melendez at U read news >>

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Duke Roufus and business partner Scott Joffe bar investigative reporter, John Diedrich from Anthony Pettis' UFC press conference. Over the last week, Roufusport, the Miluakee based fight team headed up by Duke Roufus, has been under fire by a multitude of former students and team members, claiming he bullies students, both physically and mentally. While there have been members that have come to his defense, the majority of statements regarding his tutelage has been primarily negative. If you've read news >>

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"You know, when I see Rose and (former UFC fighter) Pat Barry, they don't seem disgruntled. They're very nice to me. Pat asked me advice at the last GLORY event. Rose came and trained at our gym in spring. Eric Schafer, I know we've had some issues. I've tried to reach out ever since he left Roufusport, and he didn't want to ever sit down and chat with me. It's tough. I think they left in 2010. It's 2014. If you look at the results of what the kids are doing right now, and just the evolution of read news >>

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ONE FC welterweight champion, Ben Askren weighs in on the controversy swirling around the Roufusport fight team. Over the last several days, former members of the Roususport fight team have spoken out against head coach, Duke Roufus in the wake of investigative reports by the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal following the March death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr. Among those to speak out are former UFC roster members Pat Barry and Eric Schafer and current WMMA star, Rose Namajunas. On the ot read news >>

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The UFC coach and kickboxing legend responds to former Roufusport teammembers who have chosen to condemn him and his gym in the aftermath of a brutal news report about a fighter's death. UFC coach Duke Roufus has finally spoken out in the aftermath of a scathing report by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel about the death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr. this Spring, which left many questioning promoter Ruofusport as well as the ringside physician and referee. In the days since the report wen read news >>

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So, which is it? Is famed MMA trainer and former kickboxing great Duke Roufus a vengeful oaf who bullies peers, demands obsequious students and runs a butcher shop of a fight camp filled with mismanagement? Or is he a talented if strict disciplinarian who provides world-class training to elite UFC talent while operating a gym in the midwest that services happy kids and satisfied parents who merely wish to get in shape? In the wake of the death of amateur Roufusport kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr., read news >>

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In the wake of a report on the tragic death of a Roufusport kickboxer, UFC featherweight Erik Koch has stepped forward to defend his coach. Following a Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal investigation into the death this spring of Roufusport amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr., controversy has enveloped the team with ex-coaches and fighters coming forward to rip coach Duke Roufus and his team. One fighter who is standing by his coach is UFC Featherweight Erik Koch. He took to MMA.tv to post in Roufus' read news >>

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After a story on a Roufusport amateur kickboxer who died in an event promoted by the team, several ex-team members have lodged serious accusations against head coach Duke Roufus, who tells MMAjunkie he’s saddened and surprised by their comments.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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