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Old school Alvarez ready for Pettis test

  • a month ago
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Eddie Alvarez is old school - all he wants is a good, evenly matched fight. He'll get his wish next week at Fight Night Boston against Anthony Pettis. read news >>

Robbie Lawler Recounts Deciding to Make MMA His Career… in High School! (Video)

  • a month ago
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UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler recounts taking a leap of faith – while still in high school – and deciding that he was going to make MMA his career. read news >>

Rousey's sparring partner Prazak: "She got taken to school"

  • 2 months ago
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Diana Prazak has faced Holly Holm for a boxing world title and sparred with Ronda Rousey and says the new champion is a class above the former champ read news >>

Before boxing and MMA, new UFC champ Holly Holm excelled at high school soccer

  • 2 months ago
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If Holly Holm shocked the world, she didn’t shock Chris Baca, her soccer coach at Manzano High School. Baca spoke with USA TODAY High School Sports about watching her blossom into a world champion.Fi read news >>

Fight Path: Finding MMA steered Legacy FC 47's Chazz Walton away from military life

  • 3 months ago
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Once Chazz Walton finished high school, he tried college, but it didn’t take. Wondering what he would do next in his life, he considered the military. After he got in the gym and tasted MMA training, read news >>

Fight Path: Karate past, truck driving brought Tanner Boser straight to the pros

  • 4 months ago
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After Tanner Boser graduated from high school, he spent a few years driving a truck.Filed under: News read news >>

Is Demetrious Johnson Ready to Ditch Social Media Over High School BS?

  • 5 months ago
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The high-school mentality that permeates social media has UFC champion Demetrious Johnson rethinking whether or not he wants it in his life. read news >>

UFC 191's Demetrious Johnson won't take part in trash talking 'high school sh-t'

  • 5 months ago
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Demetrious Johnson has long been at the center of a debate over the importance of “entertainment” in MMA. But, if anything, he’s thinking about pulling back on his public interactions.Filed under: Fe read news >>

Miletich, Hughes pegged high school-aged Robbie Lawler for UFC greatness

  • 6 months ago
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For some, Robbie Lawler’s career resurgence, which has seen him rise to the level of UFC welterweight champion, is a shocking surprise. Not to a pair of UFC Hall of Famers.Filed under: News, UFC, Vid read news >>

UFC 189 Results: Robbie Lawler Lifts New-Look UFC with Old-School Slugfest

  • 7 months ago
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On a UFC 189 fight card that at times felt like a flying leap into MMA’s future, Robbie Lawler served up an old-school slugfest in the evening’s co-main event. It turns out you can drape Lawler in hi read news >>

Fight Path: Mike Perry pushed through rocky patch to get to a life of MMA

  • 7 months ago
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When Mike Perry was a freshman in high school, one of his first assignments involved writing an introduction and reading it in front of the class. That wasn’t his specialty.Filed under: News read news >>

Thomas Almeida: Keeping the Old School Alive

  • 7 months ago
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It may be the most impressive streak seen in the UFC since former bantamweight champion Renan Barao’s 35-fight unbeaten run, but Thomas Almeida doesn’t think too much about his perfect 19-0 pro read news >>

Fight Path: RFA 27's Miles Hunsinger bounced around sports, world before MMA

  • 7 months ago
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When Miles Hunsinger was in elementary school, he got a close-up look at just how much people can change. Eventually he made his own big change – to MMA. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, Radio Highl read news >>

A parent's worst nightmare? Bellator's Guilherme Viana chose MMA over law school

  • 10 months ago
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Bellator 135 represents the most significant fight of Guilherme Viana’s career. Why? Because it help him gain a clearer realization of whether his many sacrifices made to reach this point were worth read news >>

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