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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 (pictured) was the only wrestler to medal; he finished with bronze.
Awesome news? Hard to digest? Simply meh?
That all depends on what type of mixed martial arts (MMA) fan you are, as this upcoming weekend (Sept. 12-13) will churn out six major combat sports events across four different continents, including UFC Fight Night 51 on the Fight Pass digital network.
Ben Askren's rivalry with Johny Hendricks runs as deep as any college sports rivalry worth its salt. In this case, Askren wore the singlet of the University of Missouri, while Hendricks wrestled for Oklahoma State.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight scrapper Michael Chiesa was stopped by Joe Lauzon in the second round of their UFC Fight Night 50 lightweight showdown (recap), after the attending physician deemed "Maverick" unfit to continue, thanks to "J-Lau's" knee to the dome that opened up a nasty cut (see it here).
And he's not happy about it.
After signing a broadcast deal with UFC Fight Pass last June, Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC) was probably looking forward to airing a mixed martial arts (MMA) event online without having to worry about losing the live feed, something that plagued the upstart combat sports promotion during previous events.
Despite some 17 months of inactivity, Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson (12-3) showed absolutely no signs of ring rust, destroying a gritty but overmatched Yasuko Tamada (15-9-3) to retain her 105-pound belt.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. – It’s the fight that never happened – the potential matchup that prompted photo shoots and video-game covers and posters and countless what-if columns. Even the fighters themselves still lament the fact it never happened.
When promoting the headlining attraction of last night's (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) UFC Fight Night 50: "Jacare vs. Mousasi" event at the Foxwoods Casino Resort in Ledyard, Connecticut on Fox Sports 1, UFC President Dana White mentioned the winner of the Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi bout would be in line for a title shot.