217 Search Results for ludwig

Mar 22, 2016 9:07 am

Duane Ludwig reacts to news of Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz III

Several years ago Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig was brought in as the striking coach at Team Alpha Male. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out between Ludwig and TAM owner Urijah Faber. Ludwig left and opened the ‘Bang Muay Thai HQ’ in Broomfield Colorado, and T.J. Dillashaw began spending part of his training camps training with the striking...

Jan 20, 2016 8:20 am

Ludwig slams Faber: he doesn’t even deserve a top 5 guy

Since Dominick Cruz reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship on Sunday night in Boston there has been much speculation as to who he would defend his title against first. While many felt that the fight with Dillashaw was close enough to warrant an immediate rematch, Urijah Faber played the role of the opportunist and called out...

Jan 19, 2016 1:45 pm

Duane Ludwig: I’ve done a lot more for Dillashaw than Faber

Former champ TJ Dillashaw lost his title over the weekend, but the 25 minutes in the octagon may of been the most ‘drama free’ time for Dillashaw will be having these days. Duane Ludwig seems to be going on the defensive and letting everyone know that he is the reason where Dillashaw is at in...

Jan 12, 2016 8:27 am

Ludwig predicts Dillashaw KO’s Cruz in the 2nd

We are now less than a week away from TJ Dillashaw’s title defense against Dominick Cruz on Sunday night in Boston. Ahead of the bout we’ve seen the two men exchange words in interviews, with Cruz getting the better of the verbal exchanges by a large margin. As if the war of the words between...

Nov 19, 2015 10:11 am

Cruz: “Sad” Ludwig is living through Dillashaw

While the dust settles from the UFC women’s bantamweight championship fight from UFC 193, the men fighting for the title in the 135-pound division on Jan. 17 look to build up the fight. Appearing on 98.5 The Sports Hub, champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz traded verbal shots at each other. Cruz brought...

Oct 13, 2015 11:02 am

Ludwig Chimes In — Conor McGregor Punked Faber Repeatedly On TUF

Blame it on Conor McGregor. That’s what Duane Ludwig is claiming in regards to why former employer Urijah Faber is currently riding the ‘drama wave’. “Bang” was a guest on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour where he stated that Urijah Faber’s recent actions were due to the fact that McGregor got in his head...

Oct 12, 2015 11:38 am

Bas Rutten Explains Ludwig’s Dislike For Women’s MMA

Team Alpha Male’s split with former head coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig seemed like an amicable one when it first happened. All was not as it seemed, though, and trouble was brewing beneath the surface. Urijah Faber recently revealed some dirty details behind Ludwig’s stint as head coach at Team Alpha Male including the Denver native’s...

Oct 3, 2015 4:13 am

Faber vs. Ludwig Beef Or Not, Duane Hangs TJ’s Belt At New School

The feud between UFC fighter Urijah Faber and former Team Alpha Male head coach Duane Ludwig seems to dying down. They both had their say, giving their sides of the story and both expressed a desire for it just to end. There were lots of things involved in back and forth between the two. From...

Sep 25, 2015 9:51 am

UFC Vet Anthony Njokuani: ‘I Could Never See Ludwig Being A Racist Or Bully’

Former WEC and UFC lightweight Anthony Njokuani recently took to Facebook and posted a statement in response to all the claims that Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig uses racial jokes and made african american fighters feel uncomfortable while he was at Team Alpha Male. Njokuani, a longtime friend of Ludwig, decided to share his thoughts and said...

Sep 24, 2015 8:50 am

Urijah Faber: ‘This Is The Last Time I’ll Talk About Duane Ludwig’

Urijah Faber is ready to put all of this Duane Ludwig nonsense behind him. The Team Alpha Male fighter appeared on Tuesday’s episode of Stud Show Radio and said that it would be the last time he talks about all of. Faber explained how it felt good to finally get it all off his chest....

Sep 22, 2015 6:53 am

‘Bang’ Ludwig Responds To Faber’s ‘Bully’ Comments

The feud between Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig and Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber continues to move on. Last week, Ludwig talked to FOX Sports and attempted to offer of his version of an apology. He talked about some of the finical disagreements he had with Faber, but did say he is willing to apologize for anything...

Sep 21, 2015 9:24 pm

Urijah Faber blasts “Bang” Ludwig for bullying

The hushed rivalry between UFC fighter Urijah Faber and former Team Alpha Male head coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig isn’t so behind the scenes, anymore. “Bang” Ludwig served as the head coach for the California-based gym and coached several of the team’s top stars from December 2012 to May 2014 before the split occurred. At first,...

Sep 19, 2015 7:31 am

Duane Ludwig To Urijah Faber: ‘Let’s Just Squash All The Bullsh*t’

Former Team Alpha Male head coach Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig has made headlines in the last few months after making comments about the team, saying that TJ Dillashaw was the only one of them who really wanted to be a champion. Since then there’s been some back and forth between TAM and Ludwig. Obviously the other...

Aug 4, 2015 5:54 pm

Chad Mendes: ‘We Made Duane Ludwig, I’m Tired Of Hearing About Him’

“I don’t know what the hell Duane is talking about. I’m tired of hearing about Duane and him ruling our team. Duane came here to Team Alpha Male for a short amount of time, and Duane did what he did, but I’d say 95-percent of our wins when he was here we would’ve won anyway....

Jul 29, 2015 10:28 am

Dominick Cruz: ‘I Could Be Duane Ludwig’s Coach’

The talking has started and seems to only be getting more and more volatile between current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and former champ Dominick Cruz. Cruz went on The MMA Hour and completely unloaded on Dillashaw’s striking coach Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig. Check it out! “Duane Ludwig is the same guy who told (Joseph) Benavidez,...

Jul 28, 2015 10:24 am

‘Bang’ Ludwig Apologizes To Team Alpha Male

Former Team Alpha Male coach Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig has apologized for his comments regarding the team. Ludwig did an interview, prior to TJ Dillashaw’s win at UFC on FOX 16, and said that no one else on the team wants to be champion except TJ. On The MMA Hour Ludwig wanted to say sorry and...

Jul 23, 2015 11:57 am

Team Alpha Male Fires Back At Duane Ludwig

Former coach of Team Alpha Male Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig recently did an interview and called out several members of the team, saying that no one really wants to be champion except T.J. Dillashaw. Well, naturally, several members of the top gym didn’t take kindly to the comments, especially since several of them are currently or...