Being a prize fighter is a painful profession.
For the GLORY "Last Man Standing" runner up, Joe Schilling, it's not just the mental anguish from losing that lingers this time around. Nor is it the usual bumps and bruises that accompany a full night of face-punching, gut-busting and leg-kicking competition.
Right now it's the heightened physical pain -- repercussions from making it to the final round of an eight-man tournament and abusing his body to the point of exhaustion -- that... Continue re read news >>
Middleweight kickboxing contender Joe Schilling lost to Artem Levin in the final of the eight-man Middleweight Championship Tournament at GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING. The belt went home with Levin to Russia, who has invited Schilling to Moscow for a rubber-match (they are 1-1 against each other). Schilling has instead suggested the fight take place in Hawaii. He also addressed Lyoto Machida's comments about wanting to fight Levin.
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Each week, "Darce Side Radio" podcast host Michael Stets shares his mixed martial arts (MMA) opinions on the latest hot topics, event previews (and reviews), key storylines and, of course, interviews many of the best fighters and personalities in the sport today. On this special edition episode, Stets is joined by Joe "Stitch 'em Up" Schilling, Filip Verlinden and former women's Lion Fight featherweight champion Tiffany Van Soest.
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MMAmania.com spoke to Joe Schilling's manager Mike Kogan, who revealed he would like to see a new deal for his fighter, especially if there is going to be a third fight made with new GLORY middleweight champion Artem Levin.
Now that the dust has settled from GLORY: "Last Man Standing" (results here), the talk of future match ups in the deepest division in the kickboxing promotion have begun.
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MMAmania.com caught with "Stitch 'em Up" in Los Angeles this week after his open workout for GLORY: "Last Man Standing." Schilling spoke about his first-round match up against Simon Marcus, going to through a rough patch after his GLORY 12 loss to Wayne Barrett, and cementing his combat sports legacy.
Los Angeles, Calif.: Joe Schilling shocked the kickboxing world when he defeated Artem Levin in the GLORY 10 tournament final last September, but in his very next fight at GLORY 12, he dropped a un read news >>
Recent UFC competitor "Thrilling" Pat Schilling today announced his MMA retirement at the rather youthful age of 24. read news >>
MMAWeekly Radio returns for Tuesday's show with guests Phil Davis, Chris Camozzi and Joe Schilling as well as the best debate in all of MMA. read news >>
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Featherweight Pat Schilling says he has been released by the UFC.
After an 0-2 run with the promotion, the Minnesota-based fighter late Monday said he no longer is with the company. Schilling announced the news on his official Twitter account, though his fighter profile still remains at UFC.com as of Tuesday morning.
Schilling had started his career 5-0 with five first-round stoppages in regional competition before he made his UFC debut this past January.
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended both "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" champion Michael Chieaa and preliminary-card fighter Pat Schilling six months after this past weekend's UFC event, officials today confirmed via email with MMAjunkie.com.
Both competed at The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale on June 1.
Chiesa (left-hand injury) and Schilling (right-hand and right-shoulder injuries) each can be cleared early by a physician.
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LAS VEGAS - Pat Schilling looked for an early takedown against Max Holloway. When he couldn't get it, the fight was virtually over.
Holloway dominated Schilling on the feet while peppering him with body shots that continued to take any wind out of his sails, and he cruised to a unanimous-decision victory.
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LAS VEGAS - Earlier this year, 23-year-old featherweight Pat Schilling wasn't even considering a potential fight in the UFC.
Now he's ready to do whatever it takes to ensure his next fight in the octagon isn't his last.
"I'm still going to appreciate everything," Schilling told MMAjunkie.com
(www.mmajunkie.com). "I'm a pretty content person. Wherever I am, I'm
going to be happy with it. But with this situation, I understand that
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