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  • 13 days ago
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Roufusport Head Coach Due Roufus believes Ben Askren will one day fight under the UFC banner. It has been a few months since the latest chapter of the Ben Askren - Dana White saga was written. Neither the UFC boss, nor the undefeated champion have seen eye to eye during their various quarrels, thus leading one to assume that Askren's window of opportunity to head to the UFC was quickly closing. Askren had one meeting with UFC officials before signing with One FC; it achieved very little and ende read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Gilbert Melendez, Michelle Waterson, Duke Roufus, Josh Samman and Ashlee Evans-Smith.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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After opening up on several occasions about the culture of his gym and death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., coach Duke Roufus is beginning to move on from a trying time in his life and career as a martial artist.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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NEW YORK -- Duke Roufus is in a tough position. He coaches Ben Askren and also has a great relationship with UFC president Dana White. Askren and White don't seem to see eye-to-eye, a fact you can extrapolate just from reading Askren's Twitter timeline. "I love both guys," Roufus said Monday at an Anthony Pettis media lunch to promote UFC 181. "I have so much respect for Dana, Lorenzo and Frank. I've told them so many times Roufusport wouldn't be around without them. I wouldn't be here without t read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Following a recent string of allegations against him, Duek Roufus decided to hit back against his detractors. After a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's investigation into the death of a 24-year-old kickboxer from Roufusport sparked outrage in the MMA community, several notable fighters began to air their grievances about the now-controversial coach Duke Roufus and his allegedly vicious coaching style. Once the investigation was released, TUF 20 competitor Rose Namajunas and partner Pat Barry immediat read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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NEW YORK -- Anthony Pettis believes those who have come out recently against his coach Duke Roufus and the Roufusport gym are using an unfortunate tragedy to further their own personal agendas. Roufusport fighter Dennis Munson Jr., 24, died due to head trauma following an unsanctioned, amateur kickboxing bout in March. An investigative report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel last month highlighted apparent negligence at the event from officials, doctors and Munson's own cornermen. The card was read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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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 >>

  • 27 days ago
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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 >>

  • 27 days ago
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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 >>

  • 27 days ago
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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 >>

  • 28 days ago
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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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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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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