Results for: competition in news

  • 18 hours ago
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For some people MMA competition is enough. Two tough guys, one cage, something has to give. But for many, dare I suggest most, simply inserting two people into the UFC Octagon is not, in and of itself, particularly compelling. We've seen it—dozens, hundreds, even thousands of times. It takes more than just organizing an athletic contest to get our attention. We need context, story or high stakes. Is a championship on the line? Is this a battle between two distinct styles? Best of all, though? Ar read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Bellator light heavyweight Liam McGeary and Kelly Anundson disagree on who’s walked a tougher road to get to the finals of the promotion’s 2014 Summer Series tournament at Bellator 124.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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In the final day of freestyle competition at the 2014 World Wrestling Championships, the Russians took the team title, the USA dropped to ninth place and Jordan Burroughs suffered an unprecedented defeat. On the final day of freestyle competition at the 2014 UWW World Wrestling Championships, American 74 kg megastar lost to international competition for the first time on the Senior level. In the semifinals, Burroughs, a 2012 Olympic champion, fell to Russia's Denis Tsargush, who Burroughs has be read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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A touch of competition with Bellator compels the UFC to go back to an old fashion idea... putting on a good fight card. In the wake of a few very weak cards, the UFC put on a very strong UFC Fight Night in Connecticut. It was a demonstration in what a little competition can do for a show, as the UFC and Bellator held cards on the same night in the same state. Comparison of the ratings and gates are sure to come, but in terms of quality of product there was no comparison as the UFC put on the vas read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The competition in the UFC middleweight division has been on the rise for the past year, and the main event at Fight Night 50 figured to have a heavy impact on the title picture at 185 pounds. In the aftermath of Anderson Silva's reign atop the weight class, the middleweight division has turned into a shootout between talented fighters looking to make their way toward a potential title opportunity. Champion Chris Weidman's grip atop the divisional hierarchy has held strong since dethroning "The read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Their competition might be looking to explore other women’s divisions, but the UFC is sticking to what they currently have and no more for the foreseeable future. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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I guess Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) does care about the drug problem, after all. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is continuing its assault on the performance-enhancing drug (PED) problem that has plagued the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) over the last couple of years, and forced some fighters to call it a career, by taking matters into its own hands. According to Marc Ratner, vice president of regulatory affairs, UFC officials are currently meeting with several agencies to see read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mark Bocek has won three of his past four fights, but the Canadian made a somewhat surprising announcement via Twitter on Tuesday that he has retired from MMA competition. I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout this journey. Onto the next chapter. — Mark Bocek (@MarkBocek) August 6, 2014 In April, Bocek rebounded from a loss to Rafael dos Anjos by edging UFC newcomer Mike De La Torre on the scorecards. Prior to his loss to dos Anjos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Rickson Gracie has started a new federation with a new set of competition rules, some of it includes some changes worthy of praise, but does BJJ need more change? Rickson Gracie has recently been doing a press tour pumping up his Jiu Jitsu Global Federation, a new Brazilian Jiu Jitsu organization he created. Rickson has attempted to create competitions and organizations in the past, always with an eye towards experimentation with rules to little success, and sometimes to the derision of grappler read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Before it was purchased by UFC parent Zuffa, Strikeforce was portrayed as a legitimate threat to the UFC’s dominance. But with Scott Coker now in charge of Bellator MMA, is that promotion now in the same position?Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino might be the only fighter capable of giving Ronda Rousey a challenge. read news >>

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