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UFC fighter "King" Bobby Green has faced as much turmoil outside the Octagon as he has competition inside it. Green's brother Mitch was killed in a drive-by shooting in Rialto, Calif., back on June 1st, and another brother was shot in September (but survived). Despite these personal problems, his eight fight win streak remains intact The seventh-ranked UFC lightweight faces a tough test later tonight (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at the UFC Fight Night 57 event on FOX Sports 1 against eleventh-ranked Ed read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, one of the most notable members of Milwaukee's Roufusport fight camp, is defending team founder Jeffrey "Duke" Roufus in the aftermath of the death of one his fellow gym goers. Ever since the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published an article about the death of Dennis Munson, Jr., a Roufusport amateur kickboxer, in March, former Roufusport team members have lashed out against the coaching methods of the gym, per Bloody Elbow. On Wednesday, "Showtime" did an read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is preparing for his title defense against Gilbert Melendez, but was recently faced with questions surrounding a teammates death. read news >>

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"It just upsets me that people are taking to the blogs and their websites to directly attack the coaching as being the factor in what happened. There's a lot of things that made that outcome. It wasn't one person's fault. It wasn't his fault, it wasn't the referee's fault. It was a combination of a lot of things that led for this to happen. All we can do is take precautions and be safer next time. The thing that gets to me is that they're attacking guys that I look at as fatherly figures. My fam read news >>

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Issues surrounding the popular fight team following the unfortunate death of team member, Dennis Munson, Jr. Over the last several days, former members of the Roususport fight team have spoken out against head coach, Duke Roufus in the wake of investigative reports by the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal following the March death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr. Among those to speak out are former UFC roster members Pat Barry and Eric Schafer and current WMMA star, Rose Namajunas. On the other read news >>

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"You know, when I see Rose and (former UFC fighter) Pat Barry, they don't seem disgruntled. They're very nice to me. Pat asked me advice at the last GLORY event. Rose came and trained at our gym in spring. Eric Schafer, I know we've had some issues. I've tried to reach out ever since he left Roufusport, and he didn't want to ever sit down and chat with me. It's tough. I think they left in 2010. It's 2014. If you look at the results of what the kids are doing right now, and just the evolution of read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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In the wake of a report on the tragic death of a Roufusport kickboxer, UFC featherweight Erik Koch has stepped forward to defend his coach. Following a Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal investigation into the death this spring of Roufusport amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr., controversy has enveloped the team with ex-coaches and fighters coming forward to rip coach Duke Roufus and his team. One fighter who is standing by his coach is UFC Featherweight Erik Koch. He took to MMA.tv to post in Roufus' read news >>

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A recently published investigation into the death of a Roufusport kickboxer has led to several of the camp's former members making their own statements against Duke Roufus and his coaching staff. More details have come out surrounding Roufusport kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., who collapsed on the canvas and died hours after making his debut appearance at Duke Roufus' American Fighting Championship promotion back in March. The Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal published an in-depth investigation on Munson read news >>

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Amateur kickboxer's death followed a litany of errors by fight officials, new report shows. read news >>

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Amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr. died after his debut fight in March 2014. Independent experts say there was a cascade of errors by fight officials. read news >>

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Duke Roufus has his hands full prepping UFC lightweight Anthony Pettis for a showdown with Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181, but he and his team are currently on the receiving end of a barrage of negative PR. Following an article posted by John Diedrich of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel explaining the events that led to the death of Dennis Munson, former students and coaches have lashed out at Roufus and how his gym is run. Although the incident took place back in March, the MJS article was published read news >>

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