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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 >>

  • 27 days 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 >>

  • 30 days 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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The highly discussed potential future in MMA for Phil Brooks, aka “CM Punk,” has come to fruition. The former WWE champion has signed a UFC contract.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Weight class is "up in the air" but leaning toward middleweight or perhaps even welterweight. Yes, former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion Phil Brooks has signed a mixed martial arts (MMA) contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). No, "CM Punk" isn't fighting longtime veteran Phil Baroni (despite this). Despite no combat sports experience, Brooks (0-0) -- who trains jiu-jitsu under Rener and Ryron Gracie -- will be given a shot under the brightest of lights, beginning with read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Yeah, but can he wrestle? That's the big question surrounding Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight needle-mover Conor McGregor, who still hasn't provided an answer despite four straight mixed martial arts (MMA) fights inside the hallowed Octagon. Because? Well, because UFC is "kind of protecting him," according to the No. 4-ranked Ricardo Lamas, who wants the "Notorious" trash talker to fight a wrestler before getting a 145-pound title shot. From his conversation with Submission Ra read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Frankie Edgar says there's a lot of unknowns about Conor McGregor and would like to see the Irishman face a wrestler. read news >>

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