Results for: Submissions in news

  • 17 days ago
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Folks, it was a good year for finishes in MMA. This was especially the case for submissions, as audiences were dazzled by some awesome finishes on the ground. We saw kimuras, bulldog chokes, neck cranks, triangle armbars and everything in between. It made it very tough to narrow down the best tapouts of 2014, but we've come to a conclusion here. So, what were the 10 best submissions of the year? Let's take a look now at the masterpieces we were given.Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • a month ago
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On the first day of Christmas, Mania gave to me ... a brabo from underneath. As you all get back in touch with family members for long enough to remember the reason(s) you spend the other 51 weeks staying away from them, get wasted on Grandma's old-fashioned eggnog and force smiles out at all the novelty gifts your in-laws got for you, we here at MMAmania.com invite you to take a look back at another fine year of violence. Sure, we got screwed by the injury bug. Sure, we've had some ugly run-ins read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Highly Unofficial awards season continues with the best submissions of 2014... read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – Aisling Daly looked for submissions early and often in her bout with Alex Chambers, and with just seven seconds left in the opening round she managed to snag one.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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All the prelim fights ended in TKOs or submissions on the prelims for UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping. It's fair to question if a card like we got with UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping is a "good card" with very little by way of ranked fighters meeting in the cage. But, you can't question if the prelims were "fun." Fighters were pullingoff brilliant knockouts and submissions from top to bottom. Jake Matthews picked up a nice technical submission win in the "featured prelim bout" slot, read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Alexandre Pantoja took a big step toward his goal of reaching the UFC when he took Matt Manzanares’ flyweight title on Friday. Check out the event’s video highlights inside. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Many of the most timeless submissions in the history of MMA unfolded unexpectedly. Anderson Silva's fifth-round triangle armbar of Chael Sonnen was a classic stunner simply because it spoiled a seemingly definite upset win for The American Gangster. Others, such as Forrest Griffin's rear-naked choke of Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, generated extraordinary attention due to the nature and the degree of the upset. Regardless of their modus operandi, every fighter on this list secured a spot in MMA lore fo read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Does Benson Henderson have a legitimate gripe? And did anyone else think it was weird not to mention why Jordan Mein’s father wasn’t in his corner? Some post-fight thoughts from another UFC doubleheader.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Frank Mir was known in the early days of his UFC career for his stunning submissions against many of the old guard. Case in point, check out this submission victory over Tank Abbott at UFC 41. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The Highly Unofficial Half-Year awards season continues with the best submissions of 2014 thus far... read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Nate Marquardt closed out Saturday's UFC event in Auckland, New Zealand with a submission win over James Te Huna. However, the former middleweight title challenger still fell short of scoring the most impressive submission of the weekend. That honor went to Charles Oliveira, who locked up an anaconda choke against Hatsu Hioki. While we have seen anaconda chokes executed previously inside the Octagon, nobody had ever forced the Japanese featherweight to tap. For that reason alone, Oliveira's win read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Who brought home the extra bacon for their sizzle? UFC Fight Night 43: "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" from The Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 20 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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With three submissions in a row, Royce Gracie became the first UFC tournament champion. Since then, submissions have played a huge role in UFC history. From Frank Mir becoming heavyweight champion by breaking Tim Sylvia's arm to Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight title with submissions on three separate occasions, Gracie was the first of many grappling artists to step into the Octagon. Recording multiple submission wins on single fight cards, though, Gracie set a high-water mark for caree read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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MMA got off to a slow start in 2014. It has been the year of decisions. However, a handful of submissions have allowed MMA fans to whet their appetite for what remains in the final eight months of the year. What makes a submission great? It is hard to pin down precisely. It can be the rarity of a particular hold, or it can be the importance of the bout that the submission is applied in—the impact of the finish. 2014 has seen a bit of both. It makes ranking the finishes difficult, but more weight read news >>

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