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  • 18 days ago
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Mighty bold statement. The women's bantamweight division is about to get a bit more crowded, as Julianna Pena is eying a return to the Octagon in March of 2015. The "Venezuelan Vixen" has been out of action for over a year after she suffered a horrific knee injury, initially described as an "attack" by one of her male training partners at Team "Sikjitsu" in Spokane, Washington. Pena has since set the record straight. Still recuperating after tearing her ACL, MCL, LCL, meniscus, and hamstring, Pe read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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After opening up on several occasions about the culture of his gym and death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., coach Duke Roufus is beginning to move on from a trying time in his life and career as a martial artist.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Steven "The Warman" Wright talks about the training of Johny Hendricks, who is set to rematch Robbie Lawler in defense of his welterweight title on December 6th. Steven Wright, the striking trainer at Team Takedown, joined Patrick Wyman and myself to discuss the upcoming rematch between his protege, Johny Hendricks, and Robbie Lawler, which headlines UFC 181 next Saturday, December 6th. Prior to his controversial bout with former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, Hendricks was probably be read news >>

  • a month ago
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The question is, will fighters adhere to it? I think most of us will agree that injuries in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are a problem, one that isn't isolated to a specific weight class or mixed martial arts (MMA) gym. But Javier Mendez, charged with overseeing top fighters like Cain Velasquez, has a possible solution. From his conversation with Bleacher Report: "If we can minimize certain things, I'd like to try to do that. And that means less hard MMA sparring getting ready for a figh read news >>

  • a month ago
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After requiring two attempts to make the 144 pound weight limit for his bout with Manny Pacquiao, Chris Algieri and his trainer Tim Lane field questions about the process. read news >>

  • a month ago
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While Manny Pacquiao has been relatively reserved in promoting his upcoming bout with Chris Algieri, his trainer, Freddie Roach doesn’t mince words when discussing the Filipino’s opponent. read news >>

  • a month ago
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So, which is it? Is famed MMA trainer and former kickboxing great Duke Roufus a vengeful oaf who bullies peers, demands obsequious students and runs a butcher shop of a fight camp filled with mismanagement? Or is he a talented if strict disciplinarian who provides world-class training to elite UFC talent while operating a gym in the midwest that services happy kids and satisfied parents who merely wish to get in shape? In the wake of the death of amateur Roufusport kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr., read news >>

  • a month ago
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Before you start a riot, dive in to hear the reasoning behind the comments made by coach Javier Mendez. When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez was forced to bow out of his much-anticipated title fight against Fabricio Werdum due to injury (details), it put a huge dent on UFC's first-ever trip south of the border, as the fight was set to headline UFC 180 from Mexico City, Mexico, on Nov. 15, 2015. But, let's take a step away from what the injury did to the pr read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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But should the day come that any two of his American Top Team (ATT) students have to fight inside the Octagon, Ricardo Liborio says he will be at home watching and will not corner either one of them. Tyron Woodley disappointed mixed martial arts (MMA) fans worldwide when he declined an offer to take on Hector Lombard inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, because he wasn't too keen on fighting someone who also trained under same American Top Team (ATT) banner. Though technicall read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Manny Pacquiao will fight Chris Algieri on Nov. 22, but if Freddie Roach’s comments are any indication, the Filipino isn’t too worried about his American opponent. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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This proposed fight seems to be picking up some steam rather quickly. Ronaldo Souza's trainer, Josuel Distak, recently expressed his desire to see "Jacare" go toe-to-toe against Dan Henderson inside the Octagon while waiting for his middleweight title shot, which is expected to come at some point in 2015. The catch? Distak wants the fight to take place in the light heavyweight division in order for Souza to avoid a grueling and unnecessary weight cut down to 185 pounds. Thanks, but no thanks, sa read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Interesting concept, but will UFC go for it? After winning his first four fights under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner, Ronaldo Souza has secured his spot at the front of the middleweight title hunt and earned himself the No 2. spot in the 185-pound rankings. His title fight, though, was delayed a bit further after current champion, Chris Weidman, was forced to bow out of his title defense against Vitor Beflort -- which was supposed to go down on Dec 6, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Despite recent reports, Georges St-Pierre's trainer, Firas Zahabi says the former champion has no plans to return to the UFC at this time. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Go ahead and exhale, fight fans, because "GSP" isn't in a "Rush" to get back into the cage. Despite comments to RDS.ca from his former manager stating otherwise, Georges St-Pierre is not coming back to mixed martial arts (MMA) anytime soon. That's according to his head trainer, Firas Zahabi, who earlier this afternoon dismissed those claims, telling MMA Fighting that the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion of the world, "has absolutely no return plan [right now]." A read news >>

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