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  • a year ago
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Some of the U.K.'s top MMA promotions - Cage Warriors, BAMMA and UCMMA - have united for a new fighter-safety initiative. The Centre of Health and Human Performance in London has launched SAFE MMA, a nonprofit organization established to improve the safety of MMA fighters in the U.K. Chief among the organization's plans is a centralized and confidential database for fighter medical records. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to give back to the communities it visits, and a few familiar faces from American Kickboxing Academy led the company's charge in San Jose, Calif. UFC contenders Jon Fitch and Josh Koscheck, as well as Strikeforce's Luke Rockhold and Daniel Cormier, joined forces to help serve meals to the needy in a Wednesday visit to Martha's Kitchen in downtown San Jose. "Times are pretty hard right now," Fitch told MMAjunkie.com. "Ther read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - UFC notables Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Junior Dos Santos and Vitor Belfort returned to their roots Tuesday to inspire the next generation of Brazilian athletes.   Boxing coach Claudio Coelho, a lifelong resident of the Cantagalo favela (shanty town), hosted an event at his Academia Nobre Arte ("Academy of the Noble Art") in Rio de Janeiro to raise awareness of ongoing efforts to divert slum youths from a life of crime. The community gath read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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For the countless competitors who have a dream to reach the top of the MMA food chain - and those struggling just to make it to the big stage - training is often as much of a gamble as the act of stepping inside the cage. You can work three hard months toward the promise of a big payday and career advancement, but it can all go away in a flash with an injury. And without health insurance, a fighter is not only out of work, but stuck with a potentially massive medical bill. But that's about read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will unveil a Canada-wide initiative aimed at helping communities across the country on Tuesday, April 26. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship officials on Saturday partnered with the Las Vegas-based Jump for Joy Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas to launch a new campaign focused on the country's youth. Perennial UFC contenders Stephan Bonnar and Tyson Griffin teamed up with UFC vice president Reed Harris and UFC writer Frank Curreri to teach local students the benefit of mixed martial arts training. Harris told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) the program was a rousing suc read news >>


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