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  • 4 months ago
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  • 4 months ago
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In an exclusive interview with MMAmania.com, World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 12 flyweight Alexis Vila hasn't had it easy after making the trip to the United States. Following a bronze medal win in the 1996 Olympic Games, a suicide attempt and a stint in prison, he's looking to become a champion after finding positivity through fighting. At 43 years old, Alexis Vila is entering Randy Couture territory. The 1996 Olympic Games freestyle wrestling bronze medalist can possibly achieve the greatest he read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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At 43, WSOF 12 fighter Alexis Vila is no spring chicken, but he’s not planning to call it quits any time soon. “I like to fight,” Vila said. “This is making me happy. I think I can fight until I’m 56.”Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The story of how Alexis Vila got to the U.S. and what the journey did to him are details that show his journey shares a common thread with many Cubans who defect, one which necessitates as much understanding as it does compassion. ESPN radio host and columnist - as well as occasional troll - Dan Le Batrard made a compelling argument in defense of surging baseball star Yasiel Puig last season. The Cuban phenom was widely celebrated for his remarkable talents, but condemned by members of the press read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Listen to or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Alexis Vila, Elvis Mutapcic, Jimmy Spicuzza and Joe Soto. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, WSOF read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Elvis Mutapcic, Alexis Vila, Jimmy Spicuzza and Joe Soto.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • a year ago
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A fight card that was already thought to be full now has another bout on its lineup as Cuban Olympic wrestler Alexis Vila meets Josh "The Finisher" Rettinghouse in a bantamweight affair at World Series of Fighting 6. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Bellator tournament veteran Alexis Vila will return to 125 pounds on Jan. 19, when “The Exorcist” takes on Joshua Sampo for the Championship Fighting Alliance flyweight title at CFA 9. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Unbeaten in his first 11 professional fights, Alexis Vila is now a free agent after back-to-back losses. The 41-year-old Vila told MMAjunkie.com Radio that he has been released by Bellator following a loss to Luis Nogueira in the opening round of the promotion's season-six bantamweight tournament, which took place this past Friday at Bellator 65. Now, the former Olympian plans a move to flyweight, and hopefully, to the UFC. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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MMAjunkie.com Radio today welcomes to the show Brian Rogers, who meets late replacement Andreas Spang at Friday's Bellator 66 event in a season-six middleweight-tourney semifinal. We also catch up with Alexis Vila, an Olympian and tourney runner-up whom Bellator recently released. MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from noon to 2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Listen to and watch a video stream of the two-hour show at www.mmajunkie.com/radio. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships has severed ties with two highly regarded 135-pound competitors on the heels of losses in the company’s Season 6 bantamweight tournament. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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At 41 years old, Alexis Vila is far past what most consider the prime years for a professional athlete, but he feels that his mixed martial arts journey is just beginning. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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In fighting, you sweat the small stuff. Sixty-four seconds into a fight with rival Alexis Villa, Joe Warren was knocked out with a left hook after extending a right cross - just a little late in guarding the counter. He had never been knocked out or choked out in practice. "It was strange for me," he told MMAjunkie.com. "I didn't really remember anything until I got into the locker room." read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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One win shy of winning a Bellator tournament, Alexis Vila (11-1 MMA, 2-1 BFC) will try again. After a runner-up finish in the recently concluded season-five bantamweight tourney, Vila has officially joined the season-six tourney, officials today announced. Five fighters are now confirmed for the eight-man tourney, which kicks off in March on MTV2. read news >>

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