Archive: wrestling

Nov 2, 2014 4:21 pm

Shields Considers Chris Weidman The Best MMA-Grappler

There are some incredibly talented grapplers in the world of MMA, from JiuJitsu aces such as Jacare Souza to Olympic wrestling medalists such as Daniel Cormier, to Olympic Judoka’s such as Ronda Rousey. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman however is one of those elite grapplers, specifically in the wrestling field. Jake Shields considers himself one of...

Nov 2, 2014 9:59 am

Former TUF Competitor Training To Make Pro-Wrestling Jump

Former TUF competitor, Matt Riddle, who was released by the UFC after failing two drug tests is currently training to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a pro-wrestler. It has long been rumored that Ronda Rousey may make the jump to pro-wrestling sometime in the future after several videos were posted of Rousey doing WWE...

Oct 3, 2014 11:08 am

Wrestler Challenges JiuJitsu Instructor, Gets Submitted 5 Times In 5 Minutes

What happens when a wrestler with 4-years of wrestling experience walks into a Eddie Bravo 10th Planet JiuJitsu school and challenges the instructor? Watch the video below to see for yourself. Watch all the way to the end to see the wrestler being choked out via Gogoplata, and given a wet-willy.

Sep 27, 2014 9:07 am

Romero Overlooked Wrestling For Judo As A Kid

Olympic wrestling silver medalist Yoel Romero admitted that as a child, he wanted to do Judo because he liked the uniform better. The uniform he’s talking about is the Gi, as opposed to the wrestling singlet. Ahead of his bout against Tim Kennedy tonight at UFC 178 he spoke to MMAjunkie Radio about growing up...

Aug 27, 2014 8:32 pm

Urijah Faber Shows Off Impressive Takedown Defense

Check out this video of UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber stuffing some deep shoots for takedowns. Faber does not have a fight scheduled at the present time, but is staying ready should the opportunity arise.

Aug 27, 2014 11:23 am

Fresno State Announces The Return Of Their Legendary Wrestling Program

Fresno State has been without a wrestling program for nearly 8 years. Today however there was good news brought to the Fresno State Bulldogs. President Joseph Castro announced that the D-1 wrestling program would be reinstated the program, and will finalize a timeplan that will outline the program’s return. The Fresno Bee broke the news...

Aug 7, 2014 7:08 am

Bisping Sick Of Rockhold Harrasment: ‘He’s A F***ing A$$hole’

“He’s a f—ing a–hole for calling me out constantly on Twitter. He’s tweeting me constantly, he’s looking for attention, and maybe he’s trying to build his Twitter followers. I’ve got nothing against the guy. He seems like a nice enough guy. He just needs to f—ing get over it. F—ing guy is getting on like...

Aug 1, 2014 6:28 am

Cung Le Warns Bisping – ‘Get Ready To Endure Damage’

“This time around, I’m going to pace myself and try not to blow my wad in the first two rounds. I feel really good for this fight. Nothing promised, but I know I’m ready to go. I think the only threat [Bisping presents] is his cardio. He’s going to try to take me to the...

Jul 24, 2014 9:52 am

Tim Kennedy Reacts To Belfort vs. Weidman News With A Gun In His Mouth Meme

UFC Middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy has made a meme about the recently announced middleweight title fight between the newly licensed Vitor Belfort and the champ, Chris Weidman. Thoughts? The Caption Reads – I’m sorry but the thought of Weidman vs. Belfort taking place in Brazil is idiotic. #PED #TRT #HGH #EPOFollow So I guess, for...

Jul 11, 2014 9:33 am

Mark Munoz Puts Kids Through Hell At Summer Wrestling Camp

UFC middleweight fighter, Mark Munoz is helping build tomorrow’s champions while attending summer wrestling camp in Montana. The Caption Reads, “Building champs on the mat & in life! #eternalwarriorwrestlingcamp #tregomontana Wagon wheel carries with logs without spilling water while doing it!”

Jun 26, 2014 4:59 am

PHOTO | King Mo Impresses In A Different Ring

Bellator light-heavyweight fighter, King Mo is still perfecting his pro-wrestling skills, as seen in the image. The Caption Reads, Making @chrismasters310 tap out at The@houseofhardcore VI – Masterlock Challenge event@harrahssocal , on saturday 06/14/14 #Prowrestling#houseofhardcore #chrismasters #kingmo #winner#tapout

Sep 9, 2013 10:01 am

Wrestling Wins Bid to Return to Olympics in 2020

After news came concerning the removal of wrestling from the official olympic games, a cavalcade of MMA fighters made their voices heard as they campaigned to bring a sport which defined their lives, back to the biggest stage available to it. Now with a majority vote of 49 votes from the International Olympic Committee (IOC),...