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After getting cleared by his doctors following ACL surgery back in April, Georges St-Pierre returned to training at Tristar Gym in Montreal this week. Though the former welterweight champion doesn’t have an official timetable for a return to mixed martial arts, getting back in the gym is a good start. Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi tweeted on Monday that GSP resumed training and “looked awesome.” After narrowly defeating Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November of last year, St-Pierre mentioned t read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is recovering after undergoing surgery to repair swelling in his left elbow. According to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting,com, Dillashaw was dealing with a bout of bursitis and shouldn't need more than five weeks of recovery time: Dillashaw, who confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com, said he was suffering from bursitis, which, according to the National Library of Medicine, is the swelling and irritation of a bursa, a fluid-filled sac, that acts as a cushion 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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Japanese rising star Kyoji Horiguchi will take on Louis Gaudinot at UFC 182. Kyoji Horiguchi is one of the most exciting young stars to have emerged from Japan as of late. The former Shooto champion has won all three of his UFC bouts, and come January, he will look for his 4th win in the promotion against TUF vet and fellow Karate stylist, Louis Gaudinot. The flyweight bout will be part of the massive UFC 182 card headlined by Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier to kick off the new year. MMA-in-Asia.co read news >>

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Conor McGregor is the rising star of the featherweight division, and he is generating the heat with casual fans that is needed for a fighter to become a star. The lighter weight classes have been missing that star power since BJ Penn left the scene. Penn was an enigma who captivated fans ever since his debut. He began headlining shows prior to the post-TUF era. His first headlining bout in the new era of the UFC came against rival Matt Hughes, but then he dropped back to 155 pounds. He proved th read news >>

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Bellator MMA has stumbled onto a budding star in British welterweight Michael Page. This Friday (Oct. 10, 2014), the flashy striker seeks his seventh career mixed martial arts (MMA) victory, and seventh first-round finish, when he takes on UFC veteran Nah-Shon Burrell in the co-main event of Bellator 128 in Thackerville, Oklahoma. "Venom" sat down with MMAmania.com to discuss his upcoming bout, his high aspirations in the sport of MMA, and where he learned to master his eccentric kicking techniq read news >>

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Disney pop star Nick Jonas has a supporting role in the upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) television drama "Kingdom," which stars "Friday Night Lights" Matt Lauria and Frank Grillo, who also played a key role in the recent MMA movie "Warrior." The project received a 10-episode series order from DirecTV and comes billed as a family drama set against the backdrop of an MMA gym in Venice Beach, Calif., and will debut tonight (Weds., Oct. 8, 2014) at 9 p.m. ET on the Audience channel (239). Cub Swan read news >>

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UFC star Nick Diaz has weighed in on the recent DUI arrest of Michael Phelps, the famed Olympic swimmer and all-time leader in individual gold medals. As everyone already knows, UFC veteran Nick Diaz is an opinionated man. He always has his finger on the pulse of the world's current events, and when legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested for another DUI, Diaz unleashed this scorching statement on Phelps via Twitter: I'm so disappointed in Michael phelps — nick diaz (@nickdiaz209) read news >>

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Take a walk through the Irish countryside with MMA's fastest rising star Conor McGregor for an in depth one on one and entirely fake interview. read news >>

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Answering a phone call when you aren't sure who or what awaits on the other end can be a dicey proposition in the best of times. When you're Chael Sonnen, and life is a constant roller coaster ride of your own devising, that's especially true. But sometimes courage is rewarded. Sometimes you hit that green button and it's WWE legend Jim Ross on the other end with an intriguing offer from BattleGrounds MMA, a chance to join him in the announce booth for their inaugural pay-per-view this Friday. S read news >>

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Conor McGregor is a legit star, but according to Dana White, he's even bigger than Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. Do you agree? Conor McGregor quickly knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, backing up all the talk he had pre-fight. His last few bouts have surely established McGregor as a legit star, and he has a country backing him up as well. According to the UFC, about 10% of the ticket sales for the event were from Ireland as McGregor's countrymen flew in to Vegas just to see him fight. read news >>

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