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Since losing to Jose Aldo in 2012, skilled wrestler Chad Mendes has turned in 4 vicious knockouts in 5 consecutive wins. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch examines just how Mendes became such a fearsome counter-puncher. When Chad Mendes first fought UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo in January of 2012, he was about as pure a wrestler as you could find in mixed martial arts. And who could blame him? As a two-time NCAA Division I All-American, Mendes is easily one of the most decorated a read news >>

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See the story of Max Lamm, a blind 13-year-old who is achieving amazing things as a wrestler. It's the most wonderful time of the year. The wrestling season is upon us (scholastically, in the USA). Soon, athletes from coast to coast will take the mats to test their mettle in the world's oldest and greatest sport. Wrestling is great for many reasons, including the opportunities it provides competitors with disabilities. In recent years we have seen amazing achievements from wrestlers who cannot h read news >>

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2008 Olympic Gold Medalist wrestler Henry Cejudo is set to make his UFC debut on Dec. 13 in his hometown of Phoenix in a bantamweight bout against Dustin Kimura. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Like it or not, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is a huge fan of professional wrestling, along with her "Four Horsewomen" stablemates Jessamyn Duke, Shayna Baszler, and Marina Shafir. The proof is in the WWE pudding. But just because the major leagues aren't in town doesn't mean Rousey & Co. can't get their wrasslin' fix, as evidenced by their attendance at the Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) indy show last Friday night (Oct. 17, 2014) in Reseda, read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Amir Aliakbari becomes the first world class Iranian wrestler to pursue an MMA career People keep asking me, "Hey Coach, when are we going to see more Russian and Iranian wrestling stars going to do MMA?" I now have an answer: when more of these Russians and Iranians get lifetime bans for doping, we will see more of them in prize fights. Iran's Amir Aliakbari, has placed first at two Greco-Roman world championships, is only 27, massive (here he is next to Soa Palelei, and training with a top-fli read news >>

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On the first day of November, 2014, the first major event of the college wrestling season comes to Philadelphia as some of the nation's best wrestlers face off at the NWCA All Star Classic. The University of Pennsylvania host this year's NWCA All Star Classic, the nation's premier early season wrestling event. For the third straight year, Wrestlers in Business Network (WIBN) will run the Classic at the behest of the NWCA, and for the third straight year, I would expect the event to be pretty suc read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Originally, former Northside High three-time state championship wrestler Daniel Cormier was supposed to have fought Jon Jones in the biggest UFC fight of his career this past weekend in Las Vegas. read news >>

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Sean Christopher Haire, a gimmick MMA fighter better known by his pro wrestling name of Sean O'Haire, was found dead Tuesday morning by his father at the family's home in Spartanburg, S.C. TMZ reported that Haire was found in his bedroom with a red rope tied around his neck and connected to the bedpost, next to his bed. It reported the death as a suicide, although neither the Spartanburg police nor the Spartanburg County Medical Examiner's office would confirm any details, past saying it did not read news >>

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Sean O’Haire, a former mixed martial artist best known for his exploits in World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment, died on Monday at his home in Spartanburg, S.C. He was 43 years old. read news >>

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Following reports of former mixed martial artist and professional wrestler Sean O'Haire's death, a later report indicated that his death was an apparent suicide. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sean O’Haire, a former mixed martial artist best known for his exploits in World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment, died on Monday at his home in Spartanburg, S.C. He was 43 years old. read news >>

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