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The former Olympian talks about the UFC signing a pro wrestler with zero competitive experience as well. He also talks about his rivalry with Johny Hendricks, Jon Fitch, Robbie Lawler and more in this interview with Submission Radio. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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PHOENIX – For an Olympic gold medalist wrestler, Henry Cejudo certainly didn’t mind standing and trading punches with Dustin Kimura for three rounds. In a surprising strategy, Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) shunned the grappling game almost entirely in favor of (...) read news >>

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When former WWE pro wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks eventually makes his official UFC debut, it’ll undoubtedly be a big event. However, in light of his most recent interview, there are a few reasons to be legitimately concerned.Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Former professional wrestler turned somethingweight UFC fighter CM Punk crashed the UFC 181 party last weekend to announce his new career as an MMA fighter (video), and there to support him was wife and current WWE Diva AJ Lee, who makes us feel fat and lazy with those impeccable gams. Thank you @danawhite & all the girls & guys at @ufc for being kind & welcoming...and letting us take prom pics pic.twitter.com/zbuqR48e4f — A.J. (@WWEAJLee) December 8, 2014 For more on CM Punk's addition to the Z read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The highly discussed potential future in MMA for Phil Brooks, aka “CM Punk,” has come to fruition. The former WWE champion has signed a UFC contract.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Weight class is "up in the air" but leaning toward middleweight or perhaps even welterweight. Yes, former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion Phil Brooks has signed a mixed martial arts (MMA) contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). No, "CM Punk" isn't fighting longtime veteran Phil Baroni (despite this). Despite no combat sports experience, Brooks (0-0) -- who trains jiu-jitsu under Rener and Ryron Gracie -- will be given a shot under the brightest of lights, beginning with read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Yeah, but can he wrestle? That's the big question surrounding Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight needle-mover Conor McGregor, who still hasn't provided an answer despite four straight mixed martial arts (MMA) fights inside the hallowed Octagon. Because? Well, because UFC is "kind of protecting him," according to the No. 4-ranked Ricardo Lamas, who wants the "Notorious" trash talker to fight a wrestler before getting a 145-pound title shot. From his conversation with Submission Ra read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Frankie Edgar says there's a lot of unknowns about Conor McGregor and would like to see the Irishman face a wrestler. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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UFC featherweight contender Frankie Edgar is receiving high praise from fans, reporters and fellow fighters alike after his brutal mauling of Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, but the highest praise may have been that given by lightweight staple Diego Sanchez. Shortly after The Answer scored the latest submission in UFC history, tapping Swanson with a neck crank with just four seconds remaining on the clock, Sanchez took to Twitter to evaluate his performance. @FrankieEdgar surpasses gsp as bes read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Sound familiar? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Conor McGregor was a guest on SI Now earlier today (Fri., Nov. 21, 2014) and the "Notorious" featherweight was asked if he could defeat WWE superstar "Sheamus" in a real fight. His answer? "I would whoop his ass. It would be no contest." Then this happened. ok @SInowLIVE @ufc @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor wins. I don't hit featherweights or shoeshine boys. Mouth off to @BrockLesnar fella, I'm injured. — Sheamus (@WWESheamus) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Aaron Pico of California, barely 18 and already a world-class wrestler and stand out in both boxing and Pankration, has made his MMA future official. Bellator signed the teenager this past weekend. At the tender the age of 18, Aaron Pico has already established himself as one of the world's great young talents in the world of freestyle wrestling (he's also hell on wheels in Greco-Roman and folkstyle). This year he placed second at the FILA Junior (20 and under) World Championships, and last year read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ricardo Lamas is interested in testing Conor McGregor’s wrestling skills before the Irishman attempts to fight for the featherweight title. After snapping Dennis Bermudez's seven-fight winning streak on Saturday night at UFC 180, Ricardo Lamas is interested in putting an end to another fighter's streak in the featherweight division. After discussing his impressive submission victory at the post-fight press conference, Lamas revealed that his main goal is to work his way back to a title shot. He read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY -- Despite being the higher ranked and more seasoned fighter, Ricardo Lamas entered his UFC 180 featherweight match-up as the betting underdog to Dennis Bermudez. While those odds appear somewhat strange in retrospect, especially considering it took Lamas a little over three minutes to bring Bermudez's vaunted seven-fight win streak to a screeching halt, Lamas now wants to repeat the favor against the conductor of division's boldest hype train. "I want to get back to the title shot," read news >>

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Khajumurad Gatsalov, the wrestling legend who beat Daniel Cormier in the semis of the Athens Olympics visited AKA in San Diego this week to train a bit with his old adversary. On Monday, Khajimurad Gatsalov visited American Kickboxing Academy's San Diego training facility. This was not the case of a simple tourist visiting one of the world's top MMA gyms. Gatsalov, a Russian (specifically North Ossetian) is a true living legend of freestyle wrestling.* During his amazing career, Gatsalov has won read news >>

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