Results for: Strikes in news

  • 9 days ago
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It strikes Joseph Benavidez at random moments and takes him back to a moment he’d rather forget. Driving in his car or walking through an airport, he remembers the day he fought Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title in December 2013. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, (...) read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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What would you call 200 total strikes and 14 takedown attempts in 15 minutes? Some may consider it a healthy workout. Others, a unanimous decision win. For George Sullivan, he would call it an off-day. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Two strikes and Robert Drysdale is out. A decorated jiu-jitsu wizard, Drysdale was released from the UFC after a positive drug test result following his first-round submission victory over Keith Berish at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 6, UFC president Dana White announced today in a post-fight media scrum in Macau, China. Drysdale had his UFC debut delayed earlier this year after he was denied a license by the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for an elevated testosteron read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the second part of the "Strikes and Serves" comparative feature, Karim Zidan attempts to scrutinize the respective business models of tennis and MMA. He will also attempt to analyze whether unions will potential play a role in the future of the sports. While feuds between players help sports flourish, it is the heated rivalries between leagues that leads to truly groundbreaking changes in the structures of sports. This is particularly true for both tennis and Mixed Martial Arts; over the past read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bloodyelbow.com’s Karim Zidan explores the potential similarities between tennis and MMA in the new series “Strikes & Serves”. This initiatory piece will introduce the topic with a discussion of rivalries, personalities, and why tennis stars often compare themselves to boxers. I write about MMA and tennis. It's not much of a secret: not many people share my dual passion for both sports. I found the contrasts quite challenging at first, but over time, as I added to my sporting knowledge, I began read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Watch the highlights of Conor McGregor finishing Diego Brandao via strikes in the first round of their main event bout at today's (July 19, 2014) UFC Fight Night 46 showcase in Dublin, Ireland. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jacob Volkmann took it upon himself to slam his former employers at WSOF, citing some questionable business practices. As you might expect, WSOF Executive Vice-President Ali Abdelaziz didn’t exactly take it too kindly.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again. Thiago Alves, who was kept out of the Octagon for a couple years due to multiple injuries and surgeries, was forced out of the UFC Fight Night 49 bout with Jordan Mein, the promotion announced Wednesday. Instead of "Pitbull," Mein will be facing welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch at the Fight Night card in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Aug. 23. Thatch (11-1) returns to action following back-to-back dominant victories over Paulo Thiago and Justin Edwards in his first UFC app read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – An overhand right ended Ricky Rainey’s evening, but he was out of the fight far earlier against the flashy Michael Page.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again. Former UFC champion Junior dos Santos is out of a heavyweight clash with Stipe Miocic at the main event of TUF: Brazil 3 Finale card on May 31 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a hand injury. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com, following an initial report from Combate. Grace Tourinho, the UFC’s CEO in Brazil, told Combate that the promotion is looking for a new main event or a replacement to dos Santos. TUF: Brazil 3 Finale was initially e read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The injury bug strikes again, and Caio Magalhaes has a new opponent for UFC on FOX 11. Originally scheduled to meet Josh Samman, who is out with an injury, Magalhaes now faces UFC newcomer Luke Zachrich in Orlando, Fla., on April 19. Sources close to the situation confirmed the change to MMAFighting.com. Magalhaes (7-1) returns to the Octagon following a unanimous decision victory over Nick Ring at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia. Prior to that win, the former Shooto middleweight champion locked read news >>

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