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  • 7 days ago
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Gregor Gillespie, who fights tonight at Ring of Combat 50, remembers a teammate’s almost flippant piece of encouragement one day in 2012 as he walked around with an IV pump in his backpack. Filed under: News read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Phil Davis may have notched a win over Ryan Bader in their NCAA wrestling days, but Bader is more focused on proving he can beat a top five opponent than avenging a collegiate loss.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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In pro wrestling, it's all about ladders, tables, and chairs, but at V3 Fights, Drew Kennedy is battling for The Hammer. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Eric Albarracin is a man on a mission. The renowned wrestling coach decided to leave his home in Phoenix and travel to Brazil with two goals in mind: to teach Brazilians how to wrestle, and to help create the world’s best fighter.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Barnett believes that Japanese MMA is not done yet, and pro wrestling may be a key in helping it regain popularity read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Former flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso will take on Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo at UFC 185 “Pettis vs. Dos Anjos.” read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Brock Lesnar’s WWE contract is still active, but that hasn’t slowed speculation about a UFC comeback. However, one current UFC heavyweight thinks it’d be a bad idea that could end quickly.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Brendan Schaub isn't exactly on a hot streak right now. He's lost his last two fights in the UFC, four of his last six. He most recently competed against Travis Browne in December at UFC 181 where he lost via first-round TKO. And then there's the infamous talking to he received from UFC commentator Joe Rogan. Still, 'Big Brown' remains undeterred. On a recent episode of the Jason Ellis Show on SiriusXM, Schaub not only expressed interest in facing former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, bu read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Dan Henderson saw firsthand how good Daniel Cormier's MMA wrestling game was when the two fought at UFC 173 back in May. So he was surprised Cormier didn't use his greatest strength more frequently against Jon Jones over the weekend at UFC 182. "That was probably the biggest surprise of it," Henderson told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "He didn't really attempt too many [takedowns]. The ones he did, I don't know. It seemed like he got in the clinch a couple of times and just read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Brendan Schaub speaks about a potential UFC return of Brock Lesnar. There have been mumblings that Brock Lesnar will be looking for a UFC return after his pro-wrestling deal expires in a couple of months. Reportedly, even officials within the WWE are already expecting him to make a return to mixed martial arts. Former opponents in Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem have already expressed interest in welcoming back the UFC's top draw, and now, another heavyweight has tossed his name into the hat. Bre read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Jon Jones' wrestling coach Israel Martinez breaks down how Jones beat Cormier at UFC 182. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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It wouldn't be crazy to say that Jon Jones' wrestling is what won him his fight against Daniel Cormier on Saturday. Of course, there were plenty of other things at play, like superior cardio and striking. But Cormier, a former Olympian, was supposed to outwrestle Jones. Instead, it was the other way around. Jones said before and after UFC 182 that he believed Cormier could be broken, because of what people had told him about Cormier's past in wrestling. Izzy Martinez, Jones' wrestling coach, was read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – In the end, Jon Jones didn't bury the hatchet on the bitter feud between him and Daniel Cormier. He just proved he's the superior fighter. Jones scored a unanimous decision victory over Cormier at UFC 182 on Saturday night, defending his light heavyweight title for the eighth time. This fight, which was embroiled with lingering bad blood between him and Cormier that goes back four years, was supposed to be his biggest challenge. If it was, he didn't show it. And as Jones has done in read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Long before they fought in the main event of UFC 182, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier had amazing wrestling careers. Bloody Elbow tells you all there is to know about their time on the mats with the Factgrinder guide. Jon Jones has the incredible distinction as the first Factgrinder subject, way before these examinations of wrestling careers were even known as Factgrinders. Before the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion's fight with Chael Sonnen, I saw plenty of confusion regarding the wrestling backgro read news >>

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