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  • 7 days ago
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Josh Barnett is a pro wrestler when he's not fighting in a cage, and he says that he understands why the UFC signed CM Punk. UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett moonlights as a pro wrestler, and has for years. He has a unique understanding of the parallels between pro wrestling and MMA, and in a recent MMA Hour interview, he gave his opinion on the UFC's signing of former WWE superstar CM Punk. In short, he's fine with it. But in typical Barnett fashion, he had to throw a little bit of trash talk at th read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Former disgruntled professional wrestler Phil Brooks, who operates under the moniker "CM Punk," recently told podcast listeners that WWE's senior ringside physician, Christopher M. Amann, was a "worthless piece of shit" whose incompetence as a doctor led to a full-blown staph infection. Cageside Seats with the transcription: "Somewhere along the way I get this fucking lump on my fucking back, and this is where it gets good. So I go to Doc and I go 'fucking look at this. This wasn't here last wee read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Gotta admit, I didn't see this one coming. Former WCW and WWE wrestler Bill Goldberg, who operated under the truncated ring name "Goldberg," is training with GLORY kickboxers, probably because he's famous and has enough money to avoid the 9-5 grind and can do whatever the hell he wants. And once GLORY caught wind of that, this little conversation took place (via Bloody Elbow): "I put a tweet out saying ‘everybody watching GLORY tonight?' and GLORY re-tweeted it and they said ‘We didn't know you read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The undefeated wrestler says that he isn't scared by his opponent's grappling credentials. Ryan LaFlare ensures that he won't be afraid of Demian Maia's ground game when they meet on March 21, in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare. Interviewed by Brazilian media at Maracana Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, the undefeated Welterweight promised to use his wrestling background to beat the Jiu-Jitsu specialist, just like he has been doing in his entire career. "I feel comfortable on the read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Derek Brunson talks about working on his striking in training camp for UFC 183, his quick knockout of Ed Herman, the trash talk coming into the fight, having to pull out of his last fight, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former pro wrestler CM Punk settled in for his first day of MMA training with his new team, and he's surrounded by stars. It looks like CM Punk is getting along with everyone okay at Roufusport so far. The former WWE wrestler made the controversial decision to sign with the UFC late last year and took a while to finally pick a training camp. He eventually decided to go to Milwaukee (not far from his home in Chicago) to work with Duke Roufus and his stable of stars, which includes UFC lightweight read news >>

  • a month ago
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Newly signed UFC fighter and former WWE professional wrestler Phil "CM Punk" Brooks fielded questions from the fans prior to the official UFC 182 weigh-in on Friday. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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As part of his training camp for UFC 182, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones spent a week working with three-time NCAA national champion wrestler Ed Ruth. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If Harry Smith’s name doesn’t ring a bell, you might know him better as David Hart Smith or Davey Boy Smith Jr. But either way, he certainly knows MMA and wrestling's crossover. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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According to insiders in the WWE, Brock Lesnar's days as a professional wrestler may be winding down, and his days as a UFC heavyweight contender may just be starting back up. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (via John Morgan of MMAJunkie.com), the WWE is currently preparing to deal with the departure of its heavyweight champion. According to Meltzer, "The Lesnar people always keep things quiet, but within the company, the belief is that he's going back to UFC, and read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The former Olympian talks about the UFC signing a pro wrestler with zero competitive experience as well. He also talks about his rivalry with Johny Hendricks, Jon Fitch, Robbie Lawler and more in this interview with Submission Radio. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX – For an Olympic gold medalist wrestler, Henry Cejudo certainly didn’t mind standing and trading punches with Dustin Kimura for three rounds. In a surprising strategy, Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) shunned the grappling game almost entirely in favor of (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When former WWE pro wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks eventually makes his official UFC debut, it’ll undoubtedly be a big event. However, in light of his most recent interview, there are a few reasons to be legitimately concerned.Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former professional wrestler turned somethingweight UFC fighter CM Punk crashed the UFC 181 party last weekend to announce his new career as an MMA fighter (video), and there to support him was wife and current WWE Diva AJ Lee, who makes us feel fat and lazy with those impeccable gams. Thank you @danawhite & all the girls & guys at @ufc for being kind & welcoming...and letting us take prom pics pic.twitter.com/zbuqR48e4f — A.J. (@WWEAJLee) December 8, 2014 For more on CM Punk's addition to the Z read news >>

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