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Chael Sonnen Threw MMA Under The Bus To Help Promote Grudge Match

If you ever wondered, “‘rasslin” in Spanish is “telecatch.”<p>If you missed <i>Grudge Match</i> back on Christmas when it was released, here’s a plot synopsis: Sylvester Stallone was in a famous boxing movie and so was Robert De Niro, so we’re gonna put them in a boxing movie together and make them box even …

MMA Body: Creating The Killer Core

Scientific <i>fact</i>: Over 90% of people who’ve watched the <i>Rocky</i> movie saga have attempted to do upside-down situps while pumping “Eye of the Tiger” on …

Metamoris: Spending a Day in the World of Jiu-jitsu-Centric MMA

Maybe I’ve never worn a gi and maybe I’ve never rolled, but I am still passionate about mixed martial arts. What little I know of jiu-jitsu comes …

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The Time Don Frye Mixed up His MMA Rules by Mixing up His MMA Eras

Fightland Blog<p>The phone in our hotel room rang early. Someone clearly forgot about the don’t-call-early-on-fight-day rule and thought the sun’s presence meant the world was awake for everybody.<p>“Dammit, Tino. Will you get that?” Seth Baczynski groaned. “Who the hell is calling this early?” I reached …

Chabad Rabbi Becomes MMA Fighter

An Orthodox Jewish rabbi with Chabad at La Costa started training six months ago at Team Quest Gym in Encinitas and entered the octagon in a MMA …

Chris Leben Retires from MMA

Chris “The Crippler” Leben, an often underappreciated pioneer of the UFC, has officially retired from MMA.<p><i>The Ultimate Fighter</i> Season 1 star had been mulling over his next move after dropping his fourth consecutive loss to Uriah Hall at UFC 168. During an appearance on Monday’s edition of <i>The MMA</i> …

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Your MMA On TV Wrap-Up: Gina Carano Is A Fishnets Robot

Believe it or not, sometimes mixed martial artists are featured on television programs that aren’t just the events they are fighting on (Or featured in the crowd, awkwardly holding up a power fist for far too long). In the past week, three fighters have been, or will be seen on some prominent shows.<p>…

MMA Promoter Dana White Is Bringing Boxing (and South Boston) to TV

Fightland Blog<p>Halfway through the trailer for the new South Boston-based boxing reality TV show <i>The Fighters</i>, legendary boxing trainer and gym owner Peter Welch lays out the current stakes for his sport and for the neighborhoods like Southie that have been depending on it as a support network for …

Dana White Rooting Against Vitor Belfort TUE, Supports Ban on TRT in MMA

UFC President Dana White once again has people scratching their head with his ever-shifting stance on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). This time? It's in relation to the upcoming middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort.<p>ESPN broke the news that Dana White is …

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