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From Yahoo Sports: After years of broadcasting WWE events, Ross gets a chance to announce for MMA next month. read news >>

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Mention the words "professional wrestling" to an MMA fan and you're likely to get one of two reactions—either a knowing nod or a disgusted sneer. No one is on the fence. There is no middle ground. You either embrace the madness or reject it out of hand. But, like it or not, wrestling has always walked hand-in-hand with mixed martial arts. In America, the sport was built by the Gracie family. They were trained by a former pro wrestler Mitsuyo Maeda, a Japanese grappler who shared a lifetime's exp read news >>

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The 2014 UWW Wrestling World Championships took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where Salim Abduvaliyev, President of the Uzbek Wrestling Association and the widely alleged kingpin of Uzbek organized crime, played host. Last week, Salim Abduvaliyev, the president of Uzbekistan's Wrestling Association, welcomed the best wrestlers on the globe to his home country as the 2014 United World Wrestling (formerly FILA) World Championships took place in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent. In a letter attached read news >>

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The USA Freestyle Wrestling Team suffered a series of setbacks at the 2014 World Championships in Tashkent. Bloody Elbow's Mike Riordan takes a look at the entire American performance, and necessary changes needed to ensure better results in freestyle wrestling. The USA Freestyle wrestling team entered the 2014 United World Wrestling World Championships with high hopes, and left with disappointment. In freestyle competition, the USA only notched two top-five finishers, no finalists and a ninth-p read news >>

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In the final day of freestyle competition at the 2014 World Wrestling Championships, the Russians took the team title, the USA dropped to ninth place and Jordan Burroughs suffered an unprecedented defeat. On the final day of freestyle competition at the 2014 UWW World Wrestling Championships, American 74 kg megastar lost to international competition for the first time on the Senior level. In the semifinals, Burroughs, a 2012 Olympic champion, fell to Russia's Denis Tsargush, who Burroughs has be read news >>

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Live from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, UWW presents the World Championships of Freestyle wrestling. Todays medal matches in 57 kg, 70 kg, 86 kg and 125 kg start at 10 am EST. Today, is the first day of United World Wrestling's World Wrestling Championships, and Bloody Elbow presents live video of the action. Today's action feature four weights of men's freestyle competition: The 57 kg weight class, including Tony Ramos of the United States The 70 kg weight class, including Nick Marable of the United St read news >>

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Bekzod Aburakhmenov, currently one of MMA's rising stars at lightweight, returned to his wrestling roots and won a bronze medal on day 1 of the World Wrestling Championships. The USA's Tervel Dlagnev was the only wrestler to medal; he finished with bronze. The older I get, the more I realize how little I know about wrestling. When undefeated blue-chip MMA prospect Bekzod Abdurakhmenov won a bronze medal at 70 kg in freestyle at the 2014 Wrestling World Championships, he showed that I actually mi read news >>

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One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren explains the reasons behind the rivalry with Johny Hendricks. Though they currently champion different organizations, Ben Askren has never been a fan of Johny Hendricks and is not shy to make that information public. While both men are currently professional prizefighters, the Askren vs. Hendricks rivalry started far earlier than that. At the time, both were talented collegate athletes, Askren for the University of Missouri, while Hendricks wrestled for Ok read news >>

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The freestyle portion of the UWW Wrestling World Championships starts tomorrow (Monday, September 8) at 12:00 am EST. Americans Tony Ramos, Nick Marable, Ed Ruth and Tervel Dlagnev will all take the mat. This entry of the thorough guide focuses on the 125 kg weight class True legends are rare. One of freestyle wrestling's true, honest-to-goodness, dyed-in-the-wool legends will compete tomorrow (September 8, 2014) to win the 125 kg title of the United World Wrestling (formerly FILA) Freestyle Wre read news >>

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The reaction of the MMA media to Bellator's farcical promo for Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan Bonnar has been split, but being talked about is a nice change for Spike TV's cage fighting promotion. Friday night the UFC and Fox Sports 1 got their wish and went head-to-head against Bellator in Connecticut. The early Nielson numbers are in according to MMA Payout and they show the UFC slightly edging out Bellator in the raw numbers: 0.54 for the UFC/FS1 to 0.43 for Bellator/Spike. Meanwhile Bellator had a b read news >>

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Bloody Elbow presents weight by weight previews of FILA's 2014 Freestyle Wrestling World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In this edition: the 86 kg weight class. The mighty Russians haven't had a world or Olympic finalist in this weight range since 2006. For a country that once simultaneously boasted three eventual or past world champions at 84 kg in the early 2000s (A. Saitiev, Sajidov and Gatsalov) eight years without a gold or silver is an eternity. The drought should end this year. Th read news >>

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