Bloody Elbow’s resident economist explains why he signed an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board in the Northwestern football union case.
While this piece is not about MMA, it involves a labor dispute over athlete health and safety, financial support and collective bargaining, areas in which many MMA fans have similar concerns.
Last January, the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) attempted to become FBS football's first union by filing paperwork with the National Labor R read news >>
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Video: UFC President Dana White recently got the opportunity to sit down and chat with MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba -- a man White dubbed a "national treasure" -- to talk about "Saku's" time with PRIDE Fighting Championships. read news >>
World Series of Fighting put their 11th show on national network television earlier this month. The organization's network TV debut was on NBC and featured four bouts.
The main event of the card featured Nick Newell and Justin Gaethje in a battle for the organization's lightweight title. Gaethje dominated the fight and ended it by knockout in the second round to retain his championship.
Also on the card were UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Melvin Guillard.
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ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) returns to action this Friday (July 11, 2014) inside National Taiwan University Sports Center in Taipei City, Taiwan, with "War of Dragons" online pay-per-view (PPV), and we have part one of our full preview and breakdown below.
ONE FC moves into Chinese territory for the first time this Friday night with an event at the TNU Sports Arena in Taipei, which is headlined by a featherweight title eliminator between Filipino Eric Kelly and Australian Rob Lisita.
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Eddie Ng is a Hong Kong national, but has never fought on Chinese territory, having spent his entire career to date competing in either Singapore or England. That will all change in September with the South China Morning Post reporting that the 28 year old will be on ONE FC's first ever card in Beijing.
It promises to be a personal milestone for Ng, who was brought up in the North of England, but has been at the epicenter of the explosive recent growth of Asian MMA.
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Watch Brazil's national soccer team cheer wildly for Lyoto Machida at UFC 175. read news >>
The US Men's National Team was denied a place in the last 16 of the World Cup after Portugal scored with mere seconds remaining to salvage a 2-2 draw. See how the MMA twitterverse reacted. Tonight could've been the USA's chance to advance out of the dubbed "Group of Death" in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The American men needed a win against Portugal to see themselves through to the 2nd round, an achievement that seemed a bit laughable pre-tournament. A loss for the Portuguese would've knocked them read news >>
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Since stepping up to the national stage in the RFA promotion, Black House lightweight James “Moonwalker” Moontasri has picked up back-to-back wins and rebounded off the only loss of his career. read news >>
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Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran and Olympic silver medalist Matt Lindland has been named USA Wrestling’s national Greco-Roman wrestling coach. read news >>
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Four-time national judo champion and 2004 Olympian Rick Hawn could not withstand repeated Douglas Lima kicks to his lower leg. read news >>
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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has nominated “UFC Presents Ronda Rousey: Breaking Ground” for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Sports Documentary. read news >>