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Alex. Emelianenko charged with kidnap,sexual abuse
New details and charges have emerged in Alexander Emelianenko’s sexual assault court case – one that has kept him incarcerated since May 2014.
Submitted Feb 6, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Corso out vs. Stanley at Invicta 11, Cummins in, toe so gruesome
Flyweight Emily Corso suffered an open dislocation of her toe in training, and is out of her scheduled bout against Christine Stanley at Invicta FC 11, which takes place Friday, Feb. 27 in Los Angeles. Corso will be replaced with California’s Rachael Cummins, 29.
Submitted Jan 30, 2015 9:03PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Miscellaneous
UFC EA adds Rumble, Holm, Dos Anjos, and Alvarez
This came out a day ago but hasn't been posted plus I had no idea Rampage was added until weeks ago after it came out. So I thought you video game fans would like to know! Love these additions! Rumble is wwwaaaaayyyy overdue! And Alvarez fights, like a videogame so I'm pumped! Plus I can knock out Rousey with Holm
Submitted Jan 26, 2015 6:34AM by 40ouncetpkid - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
Muay Thai: Top pick for 2015 Daniel McGowan loses by 2nd round TKO
Muay Thai purists tend to scoff at the thought of a foreigner being successful in the unforgiving Bangkok stadiums, but 18-year old Daniel McGowan looked to be on track to break the mold.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:57PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, Miscellaneous
Friend claims B.J. Penn smashed his eye socket
Details have surfaced from BJ Penn's arrest and he may be in quite a bit of trouble, especially if accounts of his actions and the injuries sustained to the man he fought hold up.
Submitted Jan 21, 2015 7:58PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
UFC and Bellator vet Dave Herman arrested after police chase
Dave Herman, a former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter who most recently competed for Titan FC, was arrested early Monday morning in Indiana after leading police on a chase.
Submitted Jan 20, 2015 2:08PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Rumor: Tapout to become WWE's exclusive sponsor
Tapout clothing is about to announce an exclusive deal with WWE and sponsoring fighters similar to the Reebok deal with the ufc…always nice to see these athletes getting paid, just remember where you heard it first.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 8:01PM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Tim Sylvia retires
Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim "The Maineiac" Sylvia was scheduled to fight tonight at Reality Fighting 53, but was not medically cleared to fight. While the reason was not provided, Sylvia announced at the event that there was an issue with his MRI, and he was retiring.
ESPN anchor & MMA fan Scott passes
Best known as the man who gave us "boo ya!", the ESPN anchor was also a committed practitioner of mixed martial arts and used the sport to power his fight against cancer which he lost this weekend.
Submitted Jan 4, 2015 1:03PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
'Diablita' retired from combat sports but suffering cognitive symptoms
In a recent profile on AXS.com by Eric Holden titled "Michele Gutierrez feeling long-term effects of MMA fighting" the fighter talks about health issues she is having that could be traced to head trauma from combat sports. The only figure from MMA with a publicly confirmed diagnosis for CTE is Gary Goodridge, and he explicitly attributes it to the damage he took in kickboxing.
Man standing in way of MMA in NY under FBI investigation
New York may be the capitol of the world, but as far as the world's fastest growing sport is concerned, it's in last place. MMA is legal and regulated everywhere in North America, except for New York. Standing in the way year after year is New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Submitted Dec 30, 2014 3:44PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, UFC, General MMA, Miscellaneous
Diego Sanchez had two of his cars stolen from his driveway
Thieves stole not one, but two of Diego Sanchez's cars from his home.
Submitted Dec 29, 2014 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Latest Invicta FC fighter: Aspen Ladd
Invicta Fighting Championships announced Friday that it has added Aspen Ladd, 19, to the promotion's flyweight (125 pound) roster. Ladd is currently 8-1 as an amateur, and will be turning pro for Invicta.
Submitted Dec 26, 2014 6:54PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Miscellaneous, MMA Personalities
Mike Kogan claims phone theft after tweet about Randa Markos: 'no wonder ragheads have their women oppressed'
MMA manager Mike Kogan's twitter featured a very racist tweet about Randa Markos. When called on it, Kogan said someone at the bar must have grabbed his phone. The biggest problem with his excuse? It's the same kind of racism he has used multiple times on Twitter.
Submitted Dec 13, 2014 1:35AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Mentally disabled man KOed in unregulated Wisconsin fights
Last month investigative journalist John Diedrich brought to national attention the death of kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr in Milwaukee. Now Diedrich reveals that Jessie Roach, a man with mental disabilities, has been knocked out twice by promoter/fighter Jesse Rowell in unregulated combat sports events.
Gina Carano added to 'Kickboxer' remake alongside Georges St-Pierre
If Gina Carano (7-1) is planning a return to MMA competition, she certainly isn’t slowing her acting career in preparation.
Submitted Dec 9, 2014 1:23PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Stephan Bonnar just dodged a DUI arrest, according to Twitter timeline
Stephan Bonnar just dodged a DUI arrest, according to Twitter timeline.
Submitted Dec 7, 2014 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Judge revokes War Machine's 2012 probation
Jon Koppenhaver aka War Machine has had his 2012 probation revoked; judge invokes original 1½ - 4 year prison sentence.
Submitted Dec 4, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
For MMA's few committed vegans, dietary challenges are worth the rewards
Thanksgiving can be a rough time to be a pro fighter – especially if you happen to have a fight coming up. The threat of a looming weight cut has ruined many a holiday feast for many a fighter, but one small group thinks it’s figured out something important about diet and lifestyle, and gorging on turkey and heavy gravy is no longer even a question.
Submitted Nov 29, 2014 7:14PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations, Miscellaneous
War Machine pleads not guilty in Las Vegas, will face trial in February
Former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter War Machine today plead not guilty to a variety of charges stemming from an alleged attack against former girlfriend Christy Mack and her friend, Corey Thomas.
Submitted Nov 20, 2014 6:24PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Miscellaneous
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