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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre referred to his first day back at TriStar gym a “humiliating” experience. Georges St-Pierre may be cleared to return to training following his extended spell on the sidelines with a knee injury, yet that does not mean that he is anywhere near prepared to make a return to the octagon. In fact, according to a report from Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight, the former champion considered his first day back to the gym on Monday a humbling and humili read news >>

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Sorry to all you "JUST BLEED" folks, but things remained civil when Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes stared each other down at the media day event this week in Brazil (see it the other way here). "Junior" and "Money" hook 'em up for a second time at this weekend's UFC 179 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is locked and loaded for Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, inside the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Later in the video, Glover Teixeira comes face-to-face with co-main event opponent Phil Davis. read news >>

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From UFC 179 media day, we've got video of UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo facing off with challenger Chad Mendes, and co-main event fighters Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis also staring each other down. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- At UFC 179 staredowns during media day, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo squared off with Chad Mendes, while Glover Teixeira posed with Phil Davis on Tuesday afternoon. read news >>

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Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned to training this week after suffering a torn left ACL back in March. Apparently, it did not go particularly well. According to a report from this evening's edition of UFC Tonight, "Rush" said his return to the TriStar Gym was a humbling experience. Georges St-Pierre cleared to train, calls first day back "humiliating". GSP says that the UFC has not tried to convince him to return. — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) October 23, 2014 Re read news >>

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UFC 180 is falling down. Just one day after word circulated that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered an injury and would not defend his title against Fabricio Werdum at the Nov. 15 event, MMAjunkie.com has reported that Joe Lauzon is also sidelined and will not face Diego Sanchez on fight night. According to MMA Junkie's Steven Marrocco, Lauzon's withdrawal from the event was revealed by a source close to the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity. The source did not n read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum decided to move his training camp to Mexico in preparation for a heavyweight championship fight with Cain Velasquez on Nov. 15, but a bad choice almost ended his life. Werdum moved to Nevado de Toluca with Rafael Cordeiro, Felipe Werdum, Renato "Babalu" Sobral and eight other coaches and sparring partners, and their first day of training almost became their last, as they were poisoned by carbon monoxide from a gasoline generator. "It was terrible," Werdum told MMAFighting.com. "W read news >>

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Chris Jericho recently published an autobiography, containing a fascinating story about Vince McMahon and Frank Shamrock, and the night they almost went at it. The worlds of pro wrestling and MMA have clashed time and time again in the short, 20 year history of our sport. A few athletes have transitioned between one and the other. Dan Severn, Ken Shamrock, Bobby Lashley, and of course, Brock Lesnar. Strangely enough, however, this story comes not through an MMA fighter turned pro-wrestler, but t 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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Event preview and live stream of the 2014 Judo Grand Prix taking place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan This weekend is the IJF Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. It is the part of the Asian stage of IJF Grand Prix/Grand Slams that will go through Abu Dhabi, Quingdao, and Jeju before finishing up with the Tokyo Grand Slam in December. Asia is Home to Japan, North and South Korea and Mongolia, all top flight judo countries Additionally you have the Central Asian ex-Soviet states like Uzbekistan, Kazakhst read news >>

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The UFC hopes to do hold a MMA event in a soccer stadium in Brazil one day, but it won’t be the first promotion to do it. Shooto Brazil 52 is expected to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. Shooto officials have yet to officially announce the deal, but G3 United, responsible for sponsorships and events at the stadium, already is advertising the MMA event on its official website. Arena da Baixada was one of the stadiums to host games dur read news >>

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