Posts Tagged ‘Combat Sports’
 
 
 
WSOF
 
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WSOF 9 – Preview and Predictions for the Entire Main Card

In what will be the first title defense to ever occur inside the World Series of Fighting decagon, inaugural WSOF and welterweight champion Steve Carl will waste no time putting the validity of his claim to the 170-pound throne...
 
 
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WSOF 9’s Rising Ronin Azamat “Ozzy” Dugulubgov Embraces “A Warrior’s Way of Life”

The Task at Hand World Series of Fighting lightweight Azamat “Ozzy” Dugulubgov (5-1) answers the phone at precisely 3 p.m. By the time I call, the New York, NY transplant (he emigrated from the Northern Caucasus of Russia i...
 
 
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WSOF Champion Steve Carl on Challenger Rousimar Palhares: “He Has the Ability to Beat Anybody on Earth.”

The Capture For a moment, the silence in the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, FL was so potent it was almost unbearable. Four rounds and a little less than a minute into their scheduled five-round contest – which would dete...
 

 
MMA Buzz
 
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14 Questions with “Monsters of MMA” Creator Bryan G. Brown

The scene opens in the not-so-distant future over New Tokyo Stadium. A packed crowd of more than a million attendees are fervently awaiting the night’s main event, an epic bout between two genetically enhanced combatants – ...
 
 
MTC Fights
 
Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.
Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.
Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.

Rian Gittman Focuses on Faith and Fighting with “MTC: In the Beginning”

Seemingly disparate subjects on the surface, religion and physical combat are far from strangers. In mixed martial arts specifically, Christianity’s presence was arguably forever cemented when Kimo Leopoldo made his now-famou...
 
 
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The Diaz Brothers – Early 2014 Edition

Nate Doesn’t Do Nice Following his absolute destruction of Gray Maynard at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale on November 30 last year, Nate Diaz appeared discontented. Maybe part of it had to do with the fact that the guy who he...
 

 
Fight Time Promotions
 
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Fight Time 18: Guts & Glory – A Rundown of the Top Six Fights

On Friday, February 7th, Howard Davis Jr.’s Fight Time Promotions returns to the historic War Memorial Auditorium – located at 800 NE St. in Ft. Lauderdale, FL – for Fight Time 18: Guts & Glory. Boasting a generous 14...
 
 
AMATEUR MMA
 
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mark vollaro v thomas farrell b 650x
mark vollaro v thomas farrell b 650x

XFN-2 – Fight Results and video

Xtreme Fight Night (XFN) held its second show last night, January 15, 2014 from Knockers Sports Bar & Grill in Miami Gardens, Florida. In only its second event, the very promising Florida-based amateur mixed martial arts pr...
 
 
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Jessica Branco Trades One Graceful Art for Another

On the surface, it appears there is little in common between the brutal sport of mixed martial arts and the gently expressive sport of figure skating. One involves breaking down opponents with punches, kicks, knees, elbows and ...
 

 
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Alida Gray on Her WSOF Strawweight Title Fight with Jessica Aguilar: “It’s Not Going to Go to the Scorecards”

There’s an axiom in combat sports as old as fighting itself: “One punch can change a fight.” A single, solid connection can alter the trajectory of a contest, undoing every bit of contrary progress that preceded it. Somet...