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The Evolution of CM Punk: The Ground Up (Video)

  • 8 days ago
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Former pro wrestler CM Punk begins his training camp for his UFC debut. His wife becomes concerned when the star faces unforeseen challenges in his new sport. read news >>

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Briefly Considered Transitioning to MMA

  • 2 months ago
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is an A-list celebrity, transitioning brilliantly from WWE professional wrestler to Hollywood action star, but that transition wasn't instantaneous. After he officially ende read news >>

Bellator to Institute Jordan Parsons Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • 3 months ago
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With the newly-announced Jordan Parsons Scholarship Fund, Bellator will annually send a young wrestler to "The J Robinson Intensive Wrestling Camp." read news >>

Bellator Signs Three-Time All-American Wrestler Jarod Trice

  • 3 months ago
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Bellator MMA is proud to announce the signing of three-time All American wrestling prospect Jarod Trice to an exclusive, multi-fight contract. read news >>

Nate Diaz on Conor McGregor’s takedown attempt: 'Oh, you're a wrestler now?'

  • 5 months ago
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Nate Diaz had a very easy way of knowing when the tide was going to turn in his fight with Conor McGregor: The punches hurt less.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

CM Punk Will Debut in UFC as Underdog Against Mickey Gall

  • 6 months ago
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CM Punk, the retired pro wrestler transitioning to MMA, opened as a betting underdog for his UFC debut against welterweight Mickey Gall. The news came in a Tuesday tweet from BestFightOdds (h/t Ryan read news >>

RFA 36 main card finalized with 4-time All-American wrestler Logan Storley

  • 6 months ago
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After announcing the event’s first three bouts, the remaining three are now set for next month’s “RFA 36: Barcelos vs. Vannata” event.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

Allysin Kay is Latest Pro Wrestler Mixing Things Up in MMA

  • 8 months ago
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Among the pro wrestlers making the jump to MMA in 2015 was Allysin Kay, who has some interesting insights to the crossover appeal of the two sports. read news >>

Early UFC star Emmanuel Yarborough passes away at 51

  • 8 months ago
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Emmanuel Yarborough, the massive sumo wrestler who famously took on karate expert Keith Hackney at UFC 3, died Monday at the age of 51.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Report: UFC Original Emmanuel Yarborough Dies at Age 51

  • 8 months ago
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Emmanuel Yarborough, the American sumo wrestler who fought in the UFC 3 tournament and gained fame for his massive size and cheery disposition, has died at age 51. Eric Kowal of My MMA News was the f read news >>

The Beaten Path: Lance Palmer Powers Through WSOF, Alpha Male Controversies

  • 8 months ago
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Lance Palmer is used to success. As a four-time All-American wrestler at Ohio State and now one of the top prospects in MMA's featherweight division, the Palmer bar is pretty high. The 27-year-old Pa read news >>

CM Punk retains legendary UFC streak of 0-0 - Kayfabe News

  • 8 months ago
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Former professional wrestler and longtime UFC signee CM Punk achieved another career milestone today by successfully defending his vaunted UFC “streak,” keeping it at 0-0. Punk neither won nor lost — read news >>

Former pro wrestler Taz says the fix was in on Ronda Rousey's loss to Holly Holm

  • 9 months ago
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Former WWE wrestler Taz said today on his podcast he believes Ronda Rousey’s loss to Holly Holm this past Saturday in the UFC 193 main event was the result of a fix.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, read news >>

UFC's Tyron Woodley on Ferguson aftermath, racism at Mizzou, and how to move forward

  • 9 months ago
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Tyron Woodley is a former All-American wrestler and team captain at the University of Missouri who’s now a top UFC welterweight contender. He spoke to Maggie Hendricks about civil unrest on the Mizzo read news >>

All-American Logan Storley Has Eyes on RFA Championship, but Not Rushing Things

  • 9 months ago
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NCAA All-American wrestler Logan Storley made his MMA debut in August, but already has some lofty goals, including an RFA title run. read news >>

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