After eight years, Fresno State will bring back its wrestling program, marking college wrestling's most important victory to date in its fight to stay alive in the Golden State.
Fresno State (California State University-Fresno) president Joseph Castro has announced that his school will reinstate its decorated NCAA Division I wrestling program.
The Fresno Bee reported that Castro will finalize a time table for the teams return in the coming months
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"King Mo" Muhammed Lawal doesn't think that Rampage Jackson's heart is in fighting anymore, especially after the two fought on the Bellator PPV. He also says pro-wrestling is harder than MMA.
Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal has been a fixture on the Bellator scene since knocking out Przemyslaw Mysiala at Bellator 86. At the tip of the Bellator's efforts to promote their brand, Lawal has had an up-and-down tenure in the promotion, losing his three most high profile bouts--twice to Emanuel Newton and onc read news >>
Having been a fan of MMA back to the early days of Pancrase and training with Josh Barnett, Davey Richards turned his love of the sport into a heavy influence on his TNA Impract Wrestling persona. read news >>
Because Olympics > High School.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was bagging on UFC 182 opponent Daniel Cormier, because "DC" was unable to medal at the Olympics, coming in fourth place as captain of the United States wrestling squad.
See "Bones" yucking it up with Jimmy Kimmel here.
But as the former heavyweight argues, it was a lot better than what "Bones" was able to accomplish.
From Twitter: Saw Jones on @jimmykimmel clowning me for 4th in the OLYM read news >>
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By giving Ovince Saint Preux a 25-mintute lesson in wrestling 101, Ryan Bader proved he is more than just a gatekeeper in the light heavyweight division at UFC Fight Night 47.
The former Arizona State NCAA Division I All-American wrestler once again ditched the sloppy standup and continued to rely on his wrestling roots to regain traction in a crowded division.
This is what we learned from Bader’s decision victory over St. Preux in Saturday night’s main event. What We’ll Remember About This Figh read news >>
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BANGOR, Maine – Sara McMann’s explosive takedowns and smothering wrestling got the job done against former Invicta FC bantamweight champ Lauren Murphy, even though one judge argued against her on the scorecards. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
As seems so often the case, Jones was in the defense of a takedown when he injured his knee and ankle.
Jon Jones' injury is the "fight news" of the moment. His planned bout with Daniel Cormier was looking to be the biggest fight the UFC could put on all year, after the two men traded words, then punches, and then more words over the past couple weeks. Even two months out from fight night, the air was buzzing with anticipation; the kind of hype the UFC has, at times, felt incapable of creating la read news >>
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T.P. Grant takes an in-depth look at Josh Barnett's wrestling tactics, adapted by his experience in BJJ and MMA to become something truly formidable and worthy of being called a catch wrestling base. At Metamoris 4 Josh Barnett dismantled and submitted two time ADCC champion Dean Lister in one of the most impressive performances in the short history of the grappling promotion. The aftermath of the match has been interesting to behold: in his post-fight interview, Barnett said he wished to demons read news >>
In this guest post by BJJ brown belt Kostas Fantaousakis we look at some of the catch wrestling techniques that Josh Barnett used to submit Dean Lister at Metamoris 4.
This is a guest post by BJJ brown belt Kostas Fantaousakis.Metamoris 4 took place on Saturday, August 9th, 2014. In the headlining bout, Andre Galvao finished Chael Sonnen with a rear naked choke as expected. What amazed most of us BJJ practitioners though, is how Josh Barnett managed to submit Dean Lister with less than 10 second read news >>
Jon Jones has accomplished the feat numerous times already: Take down a more celebrated wrestler in the Octagon and dominate. read news >>