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McMann says coaches, not Cummins broke Cormier
Sara McMann offers her opinion on Pat Cummins claims that he was the one to make Daniel Cormier cry during training for 2004 Olympics
Coach Edmond Tarverdyan: Ronda Rousey drops boxing champs with body shots
LOS ANGELES – While Ronda Rousey‘s submission game is well-documented, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion’s head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, says future opponents better defend their ribs, as well.
Nova Uniao fighter murdered in Brazil
Kimura Nova Uniao fighter Luiz de Franca was murdered in Natal, and the prime suspect is a police officer that used to train at the same facility as the victim.
Gegard Mousasi knows what to expect from Lyoto Machida after training with karate champion who tamed 'The Dragon'
Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi will attempt to make his case for a middleweight title shot when he faces ex-205-pound kingpin Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC Fight Night 36, which airs on FOX Sports 1 from Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina, Brazil, on Feb. 15, 2014. But first, he has to figure out how to combat "The Dragon's" elusive style.
Pablo Popovitch releases statement following violent incident with Thiago Silva
In the wake of Thiago's Silva arrest Thursday night, the owner of the gym where the incident began released a statement.
Submitted Feb 8, 2014 12:47AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Junior dos Santos explains his training at Nova União: 'I think this is evolution'
Junior dos Santos explains that he is still a part of Team Nogueira, even though he has moved to Nova União for the purpose of "evolving."
Submitted Feb 6, 2014 11:59AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Interviews, Fight Camp / Team
Coach Roach: Dana White dragged GSP down
The ex-UFC champ's boxing coach says that UFC boss beat down a depressed St-Pierre and that if there was any alternative he'd tell GSP to fight somewhere else.
Submitted Feb 5, 2014 11:45PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Ex-UFC champ Junior dos Santos leaves Team Nogueira for Nova Uniao
After two crushing title fight losses to Cain Velaquez, dos Santos is leaving long-time mentor Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to join the team of UFC champs Jose Aldo and Renan Barao.
Sicilia squashes White's claims Pena was assaulted
Sam Sicilia tries to put a halt to Dana White's stories of Julianna Pena being assaulted at her gym, leading to the traumatic knee injury that forced her out of her upcoming bout.
Duke Roufus details split with UFC bantamweight Chico Camus
When UFC bantamweight Chico Camus stepped in the cage at UFC on FOX 10 in Chicago this past Saturday night, he did so without his friends at Milwaukee’s Roufusport gym behind him.
Chris Leben will now coach Victory MMA in San Diego
Chris Leben's legacy is open to debate, but his career in mixed martial arts (MMA) will live on. In an open letter to his fans posted on Facebook, "The Crippler" laid out his future in the fight game.
UFC Featherweight Tom Niinimäki Headed for The Sunshine State
Finland’s Tom “Stoneface” Niinimäki is moving to Florida to train full time at the Blackzillians gym in Boca Raton, reports our content partner FightSport.fi.
Alistair Overeem still managed by Authentic Sports but training in Thailand for must-win
With a critical fight approaching at UFC 169, Alistair Overeem has moved his training camp from South Florida to Thailand.
Glenn Robinson talks Alistair Overeem leaving the Blackzillians
The former Strikeforce and K-1 Heavyweight champ has been a bit of a bust in the UFC. His manager was on the MMA Hour and talked about the Dutchman's new training camp in Thailand.
Rousey To Train With World's Baddest Wrestler
No, it's not The Ultimate Warrior.
Texas BJJ club owner Samuel David Lewis charged with sexual assault of a child
The owner of the BQuick Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Stephenville, Texas has been charged with the sexual assault of a 14 year old female student.
Mauricio Zingano passes away at age 37
Sad news in the MMA community as it has been confirmed that Mauricio Zingano, husband of UFC top contender Cat Zingano has passed away.
Ray Longo is the ultimate trainer
Before orchestrating the two greatest upsets in UFC history, trainer Ray Longo cultivated success stories. The type of story he thrives being a part of but rarely touts. Before Matt Serra and Chris Weidman registered those improbable championship knockouts, Lee Dolowich just tried to avoid vomiting in the ring...
Submitted Dec 22, 2013 9:22AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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Serra brothers split, Nick locked out of BJJ gyms
Matt and Nick Serra have parted ways with their BJJ Academies in NYC, going so far as having Matt covertly change the locks on their gyms to keep his brother out.
The BANG Effect: A Statistical Look at 2013's Most Improved MMA Team - DATABOMB
An unlikely new coaching star, Duane “Bang” Ludwig has surged to the forefront of the competitive MMA coaching landscape after a fortuitous change of scenery. Ludwig is the obvious candidate for 2013's “MMA Coach of the Year,” and few would question this, despite little fan awareness of his coaching prowess just one year ago. Ludwig certainly had a tough 2012 that included three consecutive UFC losses, each one by first-round stoppage, the last of which added a fight-ending and career-threatening knee injury to the insult. But almost immediately after beginning the lengthy rehabilitation process, Ludwig got an unexpected phone call from Urijah Faber, and the creator of the Bang Muay Thai system suddenly migrated from the suburbs of Denver, Colorado to Sacramento, California.