What would a trip to Japan be without a few rounds of sumo wrestling? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Roy Nelson, who battles Mark Hunt in the main event of UFC Fight Night 52 later tonight on Fight Pass (results here), broadens his horizons as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter by strapping on a mawashi loincloth and bumping bellies with some of the local rikishis. Unfortunately, he can't dress like that for his "Super Samoan" fight, since Dennis Hallman had to be the one bad a read news >>
Joey Gomez has survived some bumps in the road to set up a promising MMA career in front of him. Filed under: News read news >>
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Titan FC’s debut show on CBS Sports Network has hit a few road bumps and forced some changes to Friday’s seven-bout card.Filed under: News Tagged: Anthony Gutierrez, Bill Friday, DuBray, Gleristone Santos, Jeff Robbins, Kalvin Hackney, Kenneth Porter, Pedro Nobre, (...) read news >>
Bellator 98 suffered several bumps in the road en route to finally taking place on Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., but eventually did take place with the Bellator middleweight championship on the line. read news >>
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Brandon Vera gets goose bumps every time he thinks about fighting Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC on FOX 4.
Just the thought of fighting an MMA icon offsets the knowledge that Rua picked him as perhaps an easier opponent.
"I don't give a damn what his reasons are or what happened or how this came about," Vera told MMAjunkie.com.
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It's been a bit of a seesaw for American Kickboxing Academy.
This past September, the team went 4-0 at "Strikeforce Grand Prix: Barnett vs. Kharitonov," and middleweight Luke Rockhold unseated the promotion's middleweight champion, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza.
The year 2011 did not come to a successful conclusion, though. But Rockhold believes 2012 will be the year the California gym quickly gets back on track.
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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo successfully defended his title from Mark Hominick at UFC 129 in Toronto, but it wasn't without a few bumps and bruises along the way. Read More >> read news >>
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Five weeks have passed since the biggest night of Gegard Mousasi’s young career, and the toasted middleweight awaits his next assignment in Japan on New Year’s Eve or a possible U.S. debut for Affliction in January, though he’s asking for a bout in the light heavyweight division. read news >>