Archive for March, 2013

Rashad on Fallon: Evans pulls out his Mom and Couture impressions

Posted on March 31st, 2013 by Rich

With UFC 133 on the horizon, Rashad Evans made an appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s NBC show. Evans was more than solid. Fallon needed to draw a little more “Mama Rashad” out of Evans. The real Mama appears in several Rashad/Karyn Bryant interviews. You can watch UFC 133 right here on Yahoo! Sports Source: http://sports.yahoo.com/mma/blog/cagewriter/post/Rashad-on-Fallon-Evans-pulls-out-his-Mom-and-Co?urn=mma-wp5238 Rickson […]

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Mike Brown on UFC 133 Fight: ‘I Need This One Bad’

Posted on March 30th, 2013 by Rich

Filed under: UFC, News Former WEC featherweight champion Mike Brown admits his decision to fight twice in January backfired on him. At UFC 125 on Jan. 1, Brown suffered a loss to Diego Nunes and three days later accepted a fight against Rani Yahya at UFC Fight for the Troops 2 on Jan. 22. “I […]

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How Couture, Lesnar, Griffin and Henderson helped one student turn his grades around

Posted on March 29th, 2013 by Rich

As the head of the Ohio Athletic Commission since 2004, Bernie Profato has been in close contact with some of MMA’s best, and he told Cagewriter that he has always been impressed with the fighters. No episode impressed him more than when three former UFC champs all played a hand in turning his grandson’s grades […]

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Training Camp: Greg Jackson

Posted on March 28th, 2013 by Rich

Filed under: MMA Videos, MMA Fighting Exclusive, Videos Follow along a day in the life of coach Greg Jackson as he helps fighters such as Jon Jones, Kyle Noke, Joey Villasenor and Julie Kedzie through a training camp. Check out below this exclusive MMAFighting.com video shot and edited by E. Casey Leydon at Jackson’s MMA […]

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Duke Roufus talks about Pat Barry and the future of his gym

Posted on March 27th, 2013 by Rich

“Watch out, there’s going to be fireworks tonight,” Anthony Pettis said as he laced up gloves for a night of sparring at Roufus Sport. It was a muggy, hot night in Milwaukee, and the air conditioning wasn’t working in the main workout room. So much sweat poured off the fighters that a volunteer used a […]

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UFC 131 Weigh In Highlight: Dos Santos vs Carwin – UFC 131

Posted on March 26th, 2013 by Rich

Watch these two monsters of the Octagon square off tomorrow night at UFC 131 . Source: http://mmalice.com/ufc-131/ufc-131-weigh-in-highlight-dos-santos-vs-carwin-video_bbf20ac89.html Jason Grace Crosley Gracie Gregor Gracie Ralek Gracie

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Working in MMA: Agent Malki Kawa talks about the business

Posted on March 25th, 2013 by Rich

This week, Cagewriter is taking a look at the jobs that make the MMA world go ’round. See the rest of the series here. Today, we look at Malki Kawa, the president of First Round Management, an athlete representation agency that has on its roster of fighters UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Chris Leben, […]

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Working in MMA: Mike Dolce talks about peak performance, Maury and manicures

Posted on March 24th, 2013 by Rich

This week, Cagewriter is taking a look at the different jobs that help the MMA world turn. See part I of the series here. Today, we look at Mike Dolce, the peak performance coach who is known to help fighters improve their nutrition, and in turn, the way they fight. After working as a strength […]

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Dan Hardy Says Moving to Vegas Will Change His Fortunes

Posted on March 23rd, 2013 by Rich

Filed under: UFC, News It’s been almost two years since Dan Hardy won a fight, and after losing his third in a row in March, Hardy decided he was overdue for a change of scenery. So Hardy, who had been accustomed to splitting training time between his home in Nottingham, England, and Los Angeles, decided […]

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Fedor loses again! Henderson?s power turns out the lights

Posted on March 22nd, 2013 by Rich

Facing a third straight loss, Fedor Emelianenko tried some new tricks before and during his fight against Dan Henderson. But his opponent was simply better and a little more resilient in the main event of Strikeforce’s event at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Just seconds away from possibly losing the fight after […]

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