mixed-martial-arts

NY Senate Committee Reports MMA Bill
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ALBANY, NY February 28, 2013 – Lorenzo Fertitta, The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Chairman & CEO, today thanked the members of the New York State Senate Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation for overwhelmingly – 11 to 3 – approving S.2755, which would authorize the New York State Athletic Commission to add Mixed […]

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Rani Yahya: Step by Step
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When you think of the top finishers in the UFC, the names of Anderson Silva, Jose Aldo, and Minotauro Nogueira often come to mind, but quietly creeping onto that list may be another Brazilian, featherweight Rani Yahya, who has ended 15 of his 17 pro wins by submission. Last August, the Brasilia native introduced UFC […]

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Siyar Bahadurzada: Fired Up for Kim and 2013
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As far as insults go, this one was pretty bad if you ask UFC welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada. So as he prepares for his Saturday meeting with Dong Hyun Kim, the Afghanistan native has turned a business trip into something very personal. “When the UFC offered him (Kim) the fight, he went out there and said […]

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Brad Tavares: Chasing His Dream around the World
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As a kid growing up on the Hawaiian island of Kailua, Brad Tavares dreamed of one day seeing the world. The ambition to do so was never in short supply, but the idea of traveling the globe and the means to bring this goal to fruition, at times appeared to be as distant as the […]

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Brian Stann: So I'm Fighting an Axe Murderer
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At some point or another, every fighter has found themselves in a difficult position. Whether that comes in the heat of battle with their opponent on the attack, or at a juncture of a career where there is no longer room for a back step; an athlete competing in the competitive world of mixed martial […]

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