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

Apr 29, 2014 10:43 am

Jim Miller On Previous Weigh-Cuts: “I’m positive I took years off my life”

  Jim Miller recently sat down with, where he walked us through his pre-fight routine. More specifically, his weight-cutting routine. And while he seems to have it down to a science now, with a bit of cardio and an immersion bath (also known as a contrast bath)… things weren’t always this way.   Jim used...

Apr 9, 2014 10:12 am

WWE’s ‘The Ultimate Warrior’ Dies At The Age Of 54

The Ultimate Warrior. If you were a kid in the 1980’s and early 1990’s, you probably spent a varying amount of time watching pro wrestling. And although pro wrestling had a myriad of characters that are no doubt engrained into your memory, wrestlers like “The Ultimate Warrior”, “Hulk Hogan” and “Macho Man” will always be...

Jan 14, 2014 6:22 am

Rousey / Cormier Talk Pro Wrestling, Origin of ‘Rowdy’

Fight Hub TV caught up with Ronda Rousey and Daniel Cormier, who both compete at next month’s UFC 170 event, and Rousey explained the origin of her nickname “Rowdy”, and Cormier decides he wants to change his nickname. “You like [Rowdy] Roddy Piper?,” Cormier asked Rousey. “Of course. Obviously. That’s where I got the name...

Jan 4, 2014 2:43 pm

How Can MMA Become Mainstream? People Like Jeff Blatnick

The UFC was originally advertised as ‘no rules, brutality!, one man enters, one man leaves!’ Now it has established itself as the premier mixed martial arts organization on the planet. The number one place to see high level athleticism and also technical martial arts talent. MMA as a sport wasn’t always so respected, and it...

Jan 4, 2014 11:22 am

AKA’s ‘Crazy’ Bob Cook Says Teenage Aaron Pico the Hottest MMA Prospect Alive

“This is someone in a different world,” Bob Cook said of American wrestling phenom, Aaron Pico.  Cook, who has trained and managed some of MMA’s best fighters like B.J. Penn, Cain Velasquez, Frank Shamrock and others at American Kickboxing Academy, said Pico is the greatest MMA prospect he’s seen.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA It...

Nov 26, 2013 8:56 am

Frankie Edgar vs. Phillipe Nover Set For Dec. 1 Showdown

Frankie Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion and featherweight contender will face Phillipe Nover in a grappling contest. Madison Square Garden, the arena that has been long coveted by the UFC, will host the annual Grapple at the Garden, where some of the best grapplers in America and abroad will compete. “After attending Grapple at...

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),...

Aug 21, 2013 12:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Ben Askren: ‘I’m OK in MMA, I’m not that good, but neither are the guys I’m beating’ | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio invited Bellator Welterweight Champion, Ben Askren, onto the air to talk about all the things going on in Milwaukee with him and his team at Roufusport. Askren is a highly decorated wrestler and is currently holding an undefeated MMA record of 12-0 to back up his Bellator welterweight...

May 15, 2013 9:24 am

Wrestling Looking to MMA for A New Image

Pushed against the proverbial cage, wrestling is now fighting to keep its place in the Olympic Games.  Literally fighting.  With the International Olympic Committee’s decision to place wrestling on a chopping block, supporters of the sport are looking to the rapid and successful growth of mixed martial arts for ways to rebrand and rejuvenate the...

Mar 16, 2013 12:44 am

Dana White Reveals an Offer to Fight Vince McMahon | UFC NEWS

  In a recent video interview in the days leading up to UFC 158 in Montreal, Dana White was asked about a hypothetical fight between himself and WWE Chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon.  Surprisingly, White responded that this “what if?” was at one point a matter of “when and where?”.   At the 8:58 mark...