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Bloody Elbows preseason ranking of the nation's best 12 college wrestling teams continues with the 7th ranked Virginia Tech Hokies. Last season, at the NCAA tournament, Virginia Tech wrestling, led by head coach Kevin Dresser, turned the corner in their quest to become an elite NCAA wrestling team with staying power (and they did it primarily with products from the Commonwealth of Virginia). Dresser has developed a culture at Virginia Tech which produces wrestlers built for success at the NCAA t read news >>

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Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut on home soil when he faces Dustin Kimura on Dec. 13. read news >>

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Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo will try again to make his UFC debut, moving up to bantamweight to face Dustin Kimura at UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ronda Rousey has been known to attend pro wrestling events as a fan, but on Friday night in Reseda, Calif., she actually became part of the show. read news >>

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Rousey told Jim Rome she fears the end of her fighting career more than anything else. Perhaps pro wrestling would be a perfect post-fighting transition for her. UFC women's Bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey recently told Jim Rome that she fears life after her fighting career ends more than anything else. "That's one big worry of mine," Rousey told the Jim Rome Show about retiring one day. "There's so many people out there that fight too long and I don't know how I'm going to deal with it. Because read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, a longtime pro wrestling fan, got coaxed into briefly getting physically involved at a local pro wrestling show in Reseda, Los Angeles, Friday night. The "Rowdy" one channeled her inner Ric Flair when she decided to throw an impromptu knife-edge chop at one of the wrestlers, according to TMZ Sports: "The UFC women's bantamweight champ attended a Pro Wrestling Guerilla event...and during one of the matches she was prompted by a wrestler named Tommas read news >>

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Amir Aliakbari becomes the first world class Iranian wrestler to pursue an MMA career People keep asking me, "Hey Coach, when are we going to see more Russian and Iranian wrestling stars going to do MMA?" I now have an answer: when more of these Russians and Iranians get lifetime bans for doping, we will see more of them in prize fights. Iran's Amir Aliakbari, has placed first at two Greco-Roman world championships, is only 27, massive (here he is next to Soa Palelei, and training with a top-fli read news >>

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In this edition of Bloody Elbow's preseason look at the nation's twelve best NCAA wrestling teams: the Penn State Nittany Lions. The prediction of four-time defending national champion Penn State finishing 8th at the 2015 NCAA tournament is largely influenced by various whispers about who won't be in PSU's lineup. These whispers still swirl in wrestling's rumor mill, unsettled by substantiation or refutation. One thing you learn following college wrestling long enough is that where there's smoke read news >>

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Bloody Elbow's 'dirty dozen' preseason ranking of the nation's top twelve college wrestling programs continues with number 9, the Oklahoma State Cowboys. I'm not quite sure what to make of Oklahoma State's wrestling team this year. The most decorated program in wrestling history enters the 2014-2015 season with more questions than answers. I look at their roster and wonder to myself... How will defending national champ Alex Dieringer do up a weight at 165? What about super recruit Chance Marstel read news >>

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On the first day of November, 2014, the first major event of the college wrestling season comes to Philadelphia as some of the nation's best wrestlers face off at the NWCA All Star Classic. The University of Pennsylvania host this year's NWCA All Star Classic, the nation's premier early season wrestling event. For the third straight year, Wrestlers in Business Network (WIBN) will run the Classic at the behest of the NWCA, and for the third straight year, I would expect the event to be pretty suc read news >>

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MMAmania.com spoke with Olympic gold medalist and wrestling legend Mark Schultz about the new Bennet Miller film based off the lives of he and his brother called "Foxcatcher," as well as the decision to cast Channing Tatum in the lead role, why wrestling is the hardest sport in the world, and so much more. The story based on the real-life events of the Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion wrestler, Mark Schultz, will be heading to theaters on Nov. 14, 2014 through Sony Pictures Clas read news >>

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