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Dustin Jacoby Finds New Life with a Career in Kickboxing, but Plans MMA Return in 2014
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC veteran Dustin Jacoby reignited his combat sports career in 2013 with an unexpected turn in kickboxing, but plans to return to mixed martial arts in 2014.
Submitted Dec 19, 2013 12:59AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Roy Jones Jr. boxing in Moscow on Dec. 21 to be ready for Anderson Silva in case he beats Chris Weidman at UFC 168
(mmamania.com)
Roy Jones Jr. is ready to fight Anderson Silva, or at least will be after a quick tune-up fight in Moscow. But will "The Spider" hold up his end of the bargain?
Submitted Dec 4, 2013 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Glory 12 ratings on Spike: Glory 12 draws 476K, up 25% from Spike debut
(bloodyelbow.com)
Ratings are in for Glory 12, and the news is good. Get the full breakdown right here at Bloody Elbow.
Submitted Nov 26, 2013 4:40PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen following allegations of tax evasion
(mmamania.com)
Looks like Manny Pacquiao's next fight won't be inside a boxing ring ... and the cash-strapped "Pac Man" may not have the money to hire an attorney.
Submitted Nov 26, 2013 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
UFCs Dana White to produce Boston-inspired boxing show, 'The Fighters' on Discovery Channel
(mmamania.com)
UFC President Dana White will serve as executive producer for an upcoming Discovery Channel show, "The Fighters." It will mark the first time White has been involved in the sport of boxing as anything other than a fan in more than one decade.
Submitted Nov 21, 2013 11:36PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Mike Tyson says he fought coked out for his biggest fights
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former undisputed heavyweight boxing champion, 'Iron' Mike Tyson reveals several shockers in his new tell-all book, stating that he was high on cocaine for his biggest fights, conducted an affair with his drug counselor and dined on lobster while incarcerated for rape.
Submitted Nov 13, 2013 12:55PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Artur Kyshenko signs with Glory: Kickboxing veteran to fight at 77 kg
(www.bloodyelbow.com)
Glory has announced the signing of kickboxing veteran Artur Kyshesnko. Get all the details right here at Bloody Elbow.
Submitted Nov 8, 2013 7:13PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Boxer Abdusalamov now on life support
(bloodyelbow.com)
Boxer Magomed Abdusalamov's condition has worsened. He is now on life support following last Saturday' s HBO fight with Mike Perez.
Submitted Nov 6, 2013 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
'ONE FC 12: Warrior Spirit' lineup complete with addition of Moraes vs. Paiva
(mmajunkie.com)
A flyweight matchup between prospects Adriano Moraes and Josh Paiva is the final addition to next week's "ONE FC 12: Warrior Spirit" event.
Submitted Nov 4, 2013 4:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Glory 11 rating for Spike debut: 381,000
(bloodyelbow.com)
Get the ratings information here for Glory 11 Chicago live on Spike. How many people tuned in for the big Glory Spike debut? We have the information and what it means right here at Bloody Elbow.
Submitted Oct 17, 2013 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Renzo Gracie, Eugenio Tadeu and the riot that got MMA banned in Rio de Janeiro
(mmafighting.com)
MMA is a popular sport in Brazil today, but that wasn’t the scenario back after Pentagon Combat in 1997. The sport was still growing, and the events basically matched fighters to defend their martial arts inside a ring. Jiu-jitsu dominated the scene, but the luta livre competitors wanted their revenge for their losses six years before. Pentagon Combat was created to feature more classic battles between jiu-jitsu and luta livre on Sept. 27 of that year, but the night didn’t end well...
Submitted Sep 30, 2013 8:40AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Interviews, Other Combat Sports
 
C.J. Ross, controversial Nevada boxing judge, to take leave of absence
(bloodyelbow.com)
C.J. Ross, the judge who blew two of the biggest fights in recent memory, has elected to take a leave of absence.
Submitted Sep 17, 2013 10:46PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Boxer Adrien Broner on MMA: ‘I really don’t look at it as a real sport’
(bjpenn.com)
“I’m really not too big on MMA,” said Broner. “I really don’t look at it as a real sport because anybody can come into MMA and learn that. You can learn that. Listen, you can’t just come in to boxing and be a world champion. You’ve got to be born with it.” “Like you,” he said to the interviewer. “Right now, you can go into MMA, learn all the submission moves and be a world champion. It doesn’t matter how long it takes. I don’t give a f— what you do, you can try to come over to boxing, and you won’t ever be a world champion. I’m not disrespecting you, but I’m just saying, that’s how it works.”
Submitted Sep 12, 2013 3:20AM by bjj1605 - 42 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Other Combat Sports
 
Wrestling reinstated for 2020 Games
(m.espn.go.com)
Seven months after losing its Olympic place, wrestling was reinstated for the 2020 Games on Sunday when the IOC overturned a decision many members thought was a mistake.
Submitted Sep 8, 2013 4:06PM by prophecy033 - 10 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
GLORY shows in LA, Chicago, NYC to air on Spike
(bloodyelbow.com)
Get information here on some very exciting news for US kickboxing fans, as Glory brings the best in the world to Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York this fall with their shows to begin airing on Spike TV. Get all the details right here at Bloody Elbow.
Submitted Sep 3, 2013 11:51AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
Four UFC fighters set to compete at ADCC 2013
(mmafighting.com)
One of the most prestigious grappling competitions in the world lands in China for the first time on October, and their list of competitors has four fighters currently on the UFC roster. Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship, also known as ADCC, announced on Monday that Dong Hyun Kim has been confirmed to compete in the 169-pound division on Oct. 19 and 20 in Beijing, China. Jiu-Jitsu specialists Rousimar Palhares, Vinny Magalhaes and Fabricio Werdum are also confirmed at the competition. UFC veterans Dean Lister and Jon Olav Einemo are also listed...
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 8:19AM by grappler0000 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other Combat Sports
 
Invicta FC champ Cris 'Cyborg' books muay Thai bout at Lion Fight 11
(mmajunkie.com)
With plenty of buzz about MMA fighters such as Anderson Silva and Quinton Jackson crossing over to box against Roy Jones Jr., there's another crossover that will happen first. Former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion and current Invicta Fighting Championships titleholder Cristiane Justino will venture into the world of muay Thai...
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 8:17AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Other Combat Sports
 
Ready for this? Rampage vs Roy Jones Jr Boxing PPV planned to go head to head with UFC 168
(mmajunkie.com)
Viacom is expected to announce plans to go head-to-head with pay-per-view juggernaut Zuffa LLC and its UFC 168 offering at next week's Bellator 97 event on Spike TV. An unveiling of Bellator fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson's plans with the promotion will likely include a pay-per-view boxing match with former multi-division boxing champ Roy Jones Jr., multiple sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie
Submitted Jul 25, 2013 4:47PM by GDPofMPG - 6 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous, Bellator, Other Combat Sports
 
 
Nick Pace’s MMA Comeback Begins with His Pro Kickboxing Debut at Glory 9
(mmaweekly.com)
At just 26 years of age, Nick Pace has already been to the top of the MMA world and now he's working on a comeback.
Submitted Jun 21, 2013 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
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