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This rare ringside footage of Rampage/Arona reminds us that #PrideNeverDie
The further we get from the death of Pride, the more it stings. Yeah, the sport is technically bigger than it's ever been. Yes, Bellator at least has a white mat now, and yes, the UFC is filling up Saitama every year or so, but now things are so upside down Pride seems like a fantasy land that never existed, let alone reigned on top of the MMA world.
Submitted Oct 11, 2014 10:43PM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
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With motivation back, Jake Shields wants another belt for collection at WSOF 14
For 15 years, Jake Shields has fought all around the world for all kinds of promotions, and tonight he’ll add one more company to his resume.
Submitted Oct 11, 2014 10:29PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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Luke Harris happy to go on submitting guys, including Hamman at WSOF 14
Styles make fights, the old MMA adage says, and at WSOF 14, we have a classic striker vs. grappler bout on our hands.
Submitted Oct 11, 2014 10:28PM by xdanish020 - 5 comments
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WSOF 14's Derrick Mehmen 'surprised' to be fighting for inaugural heavyweight title
Even though Derrick Mehmen is undefeated in WSOF, he admits he was taken off guard when the organization approached him to compete for its inaugural heavyweight title.
Submitted Oct 11, 2014 3:50PM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
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Rampage Jackson believes UFC lied about his purse: ‘It is just propaganda’
Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson explains why he has been unable to retire with the overall sum he earned fighting for the UFC.
Submitted Oct 11, 2014 3:42PM by xdanish020 - 8 comments
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Following a turbulent year, Jake Shields looking forward to fighting at a ‘different show’
Newly signed WSOF competitor Jake Shields speaks with BloodyElbow.com about an array of topics, including his recent signing with the promotion, his preparation for his upcoming fight against Ryan Ford, and more.
Submitted Oct 11, 2014 3:34PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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With harrowing past, Ryan Ford a questionable choice for WSOF headliner
BloodyElbow’s Karim Zidan analyzes WSOF’s questionable decision to promote Ryan Ford in a main event slot on NBC programming.
Submitted Oct 10, 2014 9:49PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
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After Dantas? Bellator 128’s Joe Warren wants ONE FC champ Fernandes
Once Joe Warren (11-3 MMA, 9-2 BMMA) unifies the Bellator MMA bantamweight championship by beating Eduardo Dantas (16-3 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) in Friday’s Bellator 128, he’s going after another champion, he said.
Submitted Oct 10, 2014 9:46PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
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WSOF 14 weigh-in results: Headliners, title challengers set
WSOF 14 headliners Ryan Ford (170.4) and Jake Shields (170.7) are each made weight and are now official for Saturday’s NBCSN-televised event, which takes place at Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Submitted Oct 10, 2014 9:43PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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How Ricky Lundell and Todd Prace saved a man's life outside a Las Vegas gas station
Grappling coach Ricky Lundell used to joke with friend Todd Prace that there were so many CPR-certified people at Las Vegas’ Bishop Gorman High school, there was little need to polish their life-saving skills.
Submitted Oct 10, 2014 9:38PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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Looking to get back on track at RFA 19, Junior Maranhao has title and UFC aspirations
Junior Maranhao‘s last time out in April was a bit of a weird experience.
Submitted Oct 10, 2014 9:37PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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After a long and winding road, what can we expect from Jake Shields' next step?
On Saturday night in Edmonton, Jake Shields (29-7-1)makes his WSOF debut in a main event bout against WSOF Canada welterweight champ Ryan Ford (22-4), though the fight itself is not actually for the WSOF Canada title.
Submitted Oct 10, 2014 9:33PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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Saul Rogers vs. Mick Sinclair added to Cage Warriors 74 in London
Another fight has been added to next month’s Cage Warriors 74 double main card event in London.
Submitted Oct 10, 2014 11:30AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Takedown in Guillotine paralyzes another fighter
Sad to see something like this happen. There has been a rare but continuing string of catastrophic injuries caused by executing a takedown while in a Guillotine. (photos no video)
Submitted Oct 9, 2014 11:11PM by tildengolfer - 7 comments
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Ex-boxer Pawel Wolak not licensed as MMA fighter by Illinois, off Oct. 11 card
Nothing is more critical in combat sports than fighter safety. Part of ensuring fighters are safe is making matches between fighters with similar skill sets. Former boxer Pawel Wolak planned to debut as a mixed martial artist on Oct. 11 on the American Predator Fighting Championship 17 event at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
Submitted Oct 9, 2014 5:45PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
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Ryan Ford's short-term goals: Become a role model, whoop Jake Shields at WSOF 14
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Canadian welterweight champion Ryan Ford is set to take on UFC veteran Jake Shields this Saturday (Oct. 11, 2014) in the main event of WSOF 14 in his hometown of Alberta, Canada. Seeking his seventh straight victory, "The Real Deal" sat down with MMAmania.com to discuss his upcoming opponent, why he wants to be a role model, and the benefits of training with the best of the best at Tristar Gym.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:17PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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Winner of Jake Shields vs. Ryan Ford to get next shot at the WSOF welterweight title
Submission wizard Rousimar Palhares will defend his World Series of Fighting welterweight title on Dec. 13 against fellow UFC veteran Jon Fitch, and the next contender will be defined Saturday night.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 7:44PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Josh Hill vs. Sheymon Moraes No. 1 contender fight set for WSOF 16
Undefeated bantamweights Josh Hill and Sheymon Moraes will collide for a chance to challenge the World Series of Fighting 135-pound champion in 2015.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 3:14PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Invicta FC, Tuff-N-Uff partner to offer amateur tourney winners a pair of pro contracts
MMA’s premier all-female fighting promotion and the sport’s top amateur organization, Invicta FC and Tuff-N-Uff, will continue to build on a partnership started earlier this year.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Why did Abel Cullum return to MMA? He didn't want to be a "what if" guy
Following a three-year layoff, former King of the Cage flyweight champion Abel Cullum returned to MMA this past September and won his first fight since 2010.
Submitted Oct 8, 2014 2:59AM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
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