As an aspiring hockey player growing up in the Boston suburb of Peabody, Charles Rosa was like countless other young New Englanders who dreamt of taking the ice at the TD Garden in the Boston Bruins' black and gold. But his vision came with a twist. "I wanted to play for the B's like every other kid growing up," the UFC featherweight told MMAFighting.com. "But in my head, I would end up at center ice, fighting one of the Montreal Canadiens with the whole crowd going nuts." Rosa was serious about read news >>
- 4 months ago
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Here’s a small tip for aspiring fighters: When your opponent has thighs the size of tree trunks, keep your guard up for potential kicks.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>
- 10 months ago
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For aspiring mixed martial artists, “The Ultimate Fighter” is an opportunity to win a UFC contract and demonstrate their skills for a larger audience. However, more than that, it’s an opportunity to get in touch with experienced fighters and maybe get help with training outside the house. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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He's not ready to hang up his fingerless gloves just yet, but Roy Nelson foresees a fighting future that's not in the octagon - or even MMA for that matter.
"I don't know why I couldn't do it," Nelson told MMAjunkie.com of a possible pro-wrestling career when his UFC days are done. "What's wrong with being a two-sport athlete?
"You've got Deion Sanders, you've got Bo Jackson, and you've got Michael Jordan, (though) he wasn't a very good baseball player. There's nothing wrong with cross read news >>
In late 2007, two aspiring MMA fighters with no professional fights headed to an open tryout for "The Ultimate Fighter 7."
One of them, Amir Sadollah, got a spot on the cast, won the reality
show, and remains the most unthinkable and unlikely "TUF" winner in
That other fighter, Zach Davis, narrowly missed the cut. But now, more
than three years later, he gets his chance at a UFC career as a one of
14 cast members on "TUF 13."
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- 4 years ago
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KILLEEN, Texas - For aspiring UFC middleweights, calling out Wanderlei Silva has almost become standard operating procedure.
Brian Stann is the latest to request
a booking with Silva, and UFC president Dana White admitted the
promotion is trying to arrange it. There's just
one problem: "The Axe Murderer" isn't exactly keen on playing the bad
MMAjunkie.com lead staff reporter John Morgan outlines the details, as well as a number of other topics White recently discussed, including t read news >>
- 4 years ago
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Aspiring mixed martial artists find few better places to establish themselves than in the fight capitol of the world, Las Vegas.
Once you're established, though, it's nice to get a break from the hum of Sin City.
That's why the fighters of Team Takedown, one of the sport's more unique management firms, recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio that they're turning over a new leaf in the Lone Star State.
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