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Wrestling coach Kenny Monday talks about moving from the Blackzilians to Team Takedown, as well as Friday's Battlegrounds MMA pay-per-view. read news >>

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When Jamal Parks was a high school freshman, he had far-off goals, some of them sprouting from his new sport of wrestling. His more immediate goal was getting his own bed.Filed under: News read news >>

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Coach Mike Riordan culminates his epic ranking of the 20 greatest wrestling matches between future MMA stars by providing the rankings in their entirety, along with links to the posts that described them. It's over. I have completed my rankings of the 20 greatest wrestling matches between future MMA stars. This project took on a life of its own, ballooning beyond its planned size to the point of overwhelming the author. In the beginning, I intended to catalog this ranking in a maximum of four po read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – There are plenty of fighters out there who moved to MMA when they were out of wrestling options. But that wasn’t really the case for Kevin Lee. Instead, Lee says he always planned to get into MMA, and he wound up using a wrestling program in high school as (...) read news >>

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The Blackzilians have grabbed yet another huge name as Greg Jones replaces Kenny Monday as the camp's wrestling coach. The Blackzilians have a new wrestling coach. Filling the position after the departure of wrestling legend Kenny Monday, Greg Jones now provides wrestling instruction to the Florida-based fight team. In Countdown to UFC 178, Eddie Avarez, who fights Donald Cerrone at UFC 178, praises the new coach. At about 1:55 into the video, Alvarez describes Jones as the most decorated colleg read news >>

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UFC middleweight Yoel Romero is a product of Cuba’s athletic development program. With the state’s help, he found wrestling and went on to become an Olympic silver medalist in the sport.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>

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As a former Division I wrestling national champion, Bubba Jenkins is no stranger to performing in high-pressure situations. Now, with eight MMA contests under his belt, “The Highlight Kid” is ready to achieve the success that’s long been expected of him.Filed (...) read news >>

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In the final entry of the ranking of the 20 greatest wrestling matches between future MMA stars, Bloody Elbow takes a look back at the 2001 wrestle off between Matt Lindland and Dan Henderson. Dan Henderson and Matt Lindland picked a strange object of their athletic devotions. I’m not talking about MMA, I’m speaking of the almost universally misunderstood sport of Greco-Roman wrestling I can’t prove it with numbers or any other reliable evidence, but my experiences tell me that the vast number o read news >>

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At long last, the ranking of the 20 greatest wrestling matches between future MMA stars comes to an end. The final installment discusses the 1992 NCAA final match between Randy Couture and Mark Kerr. One glance at the photo of Randy Couture and Mark Coleman wrestling in the 1992 NCAA Finals inspired this entire rankings. Photos like this give us a quick peek into a tiny slice of the past, and looking back into the past of famous mixed martial artists is fascinating. In this particular look back, read news >>

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After a long hiatus, Mike Riordan will now finish his ranking of the 20 greatest wrestling matches between future MMA stars. The number two entry on the list is Daniel Cormier and Muhammed Lawal's final wrestle off for the 2007 Freestyle Wrestling World Team spot. The 2007 World Team Trials final wrestle off between Daniel Cormier and Muhammed Lawal at 96 kg makes a serious case for the number-one entry in this ranking. The yet-to-be mentioned final installment of this series features an NCAA fi read news >>

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"Vai Cavalo" isn't intimidated by Velasquez's wrestling credentials and promises to try to put the UFC Heavyweight champion on his back in the cage. Two-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion, Fabricio Werdum is confident he'll be able to use his ground game skills against Cain Velasquez and not only from the bottom. The next challenger for the UFC Heavyweight title told Ag. Fight that he plans to take the champion down in their upcoming bout at the main event of UFC 180, on November 15. "I can read news >>

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