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Pro wrestling legend Gene Lebell revealed that Ronda Rousey’s rapid-fire win on Saturday night actually lasted 12.83 seconds instead of 14 seconds. read news >>

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Brock Lesnar, whose contract with World Wrestling Entertainment has less than five weeks to go, walked out of the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, without appearing as scripted and advertised on Monday's Raw television show.Sources close to the situation have said Lesnar and WWE CEO Vince McMahon reached an impasse regarding terms of a new contract, and neither would budge. The issue was described as resolvable, but not yet resolved. McMahon was attempting to sign Lesnar prior to his deal expirin read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Both Phil Baroni and Shinya Aoki made their pro wrestling debuts on a Friday show at the Tokyo Dome City Hall, commemorating the 72nd birthday of pro wrestling legend Antonio Inoki.The show, promoted by Inoki's IGF promotion, usually has a mix of both MMA and predetermined pro wrestling matches, using athletes that have experience in both. Mirko Cro Cop was a regular for the promotion between his stints in UFC, and Josh Barnett recently performed there as a pro wrestler.Friday's show also featur read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Former NBA superstar Karl Malone called out Brock Lesnar and we can't think of that being anything but a bad idea. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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CM Punk spoke about his UFC debut, getting advice from Brock Lesnar, and the similarities between Pro Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts. In an interview with WISports, CM Punk spoke about various things about his impending UFC debut. The former WWE star likened this venture to people who like talking about wanting to do something, but always had excuses not to pursue the actual goal: "I don’t think I’ve ever told anybody this," Punk told Lance Allan in an exclusive interview on TODAY'S TMJ4. "If read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Well, I've got some bad news for the just-bleeders in our crowd, particularly those who despise pro wrestling. MMA is pro wrestling. That's according to former WWE Champion CM Punk, who pulled the curtain back for Wisconsin's WISports (via MMA Fighting). After all, how else do you think an ex-pro wrassler with zero mixed martial arts (MMA) experience can sign a contract with the world's preeminent combat sports promotion? His words: "I think MMA is pro wrestling. If you go back to the early 1900 read news >>

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WWE star CM Punk has done an admirable job sidestepping professional wrestling questions since he signed with the UFC in December. Grilled over his past in nearly every media appearance done to promote his new career, Punk has artfully avoided having to explain what his time in the ring will lend to fighting. Speaking about MMA and pro wrestling with Wisconsin's WISports, Punk says the two 'are quite similar.' "I think MMA is pro wrestling," said Punk. "If you go back to the early 1900's and the read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Watching Benson Henderson get bullied around the cage for the first two rounds, it seemed like he'd made a bad decision by agreeing to fight Brandon Thatch. Through skill and the sheer force of his will, he changed all that – and maybe also revitalized his career. read news >>

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Pro-wrestling legend Bill Goldberg says he is in talks with GLORY about taking a fight for the organization "just for fun". The former WCW and WWE champion is one of the most accomplished figures in the history of professional wrestling but is also a huge fan of combat sports. He is 48 years old yet trains three to four times a week at a Muay Thai training center in California of which he is part-owner. On the latest installment of his "Who's Next?" podcast (30:00 onwards), Goldberg was talking read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Matt Riddle has officially made the move to pro wrestling. Watch his debut. Former WWE superstar CM Punk has moved to the UFC, and now Matt Riddle is looking to do the opposite. He has been working towards a career in professional wrestling for months, and this past weekend the Ultimate Fighter alum has finally made his debut. Watch highlights from the clip above. Related: Matt Riddle: 'I would like to fight CM Punk and Dana White at the same time in a handicap match' The former UFC welterweight read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Josh Hill was only 8 years old when he first started watching UFC tapes on VHS, but at no point in time was being a fighter any kind of a childhood dream.But after accidentally falling into fighting seven years ago, Hill, an undefeated bantamweight, finds himself days away from a World Series of Fighting title fight against champion Marlon Moraes (14-4-1) on Thursday night.While technically unbeaten, Hill did lose a decision during season 18 of 'The Ultimate Fighter,' where he was on Team Tate. read news >>

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Former Pride middleweight champion and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva may elect to make his professional wrestling debut back where it all started. The 38-year-old Silva is linked to a match with former UFC veteran Phil Baroni on a February 20 card with Japanese mixed martial arts and pro wrestling promotion Inoki Genome Federation. MMA Fighting's Dave Meltzer first reported the news on "The Axe Murderer." Last Thursday, Silva hinted of the potential for a World Wrestling Entertainment match with t read news >>

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With all the talk of Wanderlei Silva and World Wrestling Entertainment, there has been talk in recent days that Silva may debut as a pro wrestler shortly, but in Japan.Silva, 38, who was probably Japan's second most popular foreign fighter of the Pride era, behind only Mirko Cro Cop, has been linked to a match with Phil Baroni on a Feb. 20 card with the Inoki Genome Federation. Baroni, also 38, is a long-time pro wrestling fan who had been interested in doing it himself for years. Of late, he ha read news >>

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World Wrestling Entertainment has invited former Ultimate Fighting Championship competitors Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva to “talk” during its upcoming “WrestleMania” weekend. read news >>

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