MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) is an individual full contact fighting sport that allows the use of both striking, grappling or wrestling techniques from a variety of martial arts.
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According to multiple reports, Nick Diaz has allegedly been arrested and charged with felony domestic battery by strangulation, as well as misdemeanor domestic battery. The news was first reported on Twitter by mixed martial arts personality Front Row Brian.
FAYETTE, Iowa -- Three seniors and a redshirt sophomore have been selected as the NCAA Division II Regional Wrestlers of the Year presented by the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association.
The four NCAA Division II Regional Wrestlers of the Year include 157-pound senior Cody Law from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown for NCAA Super Region One, 174-pound senior Nick Becker from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside for Super Region Two, 133-pound senior Josh Walker from Upper Iowa University for Super Region Three and 149-pound redshirt-sophomore Daxton Gordon from California Baptist University for Super Region Four. All four earned titles at their respective NCAA Division II Super Regionals and the National Championships in
Services will be held for Frank Vulcano Sr., legendary wrestler, coach, mat official and founder of one of Pennsylvania's most significant amateur wrestling tournaments (now known as the Powerade), who passed away Tuesday afternoon, on his 89th birthday.
Visitation will take place this Friday, May 25 from 2-8 p.m. at Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Pa. On Saturday a Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Church, Meadow Lands, Pa. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, Peters Township, with full military rites accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 191 honor guard.
Frank Vulcano Sr.In its tribute to Vulcano Sr., the Observer-Repor
Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has confirmed that heavyweight Roy Nelson claimed the alternate position for Bellator’s Heavyweight Grand Prix after Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic was forced to withdraw from the tournament due to a knee injury ahead of their scheduled bout in London at Bellator 200.
Gable Steveson dominated Tanner Hall at the World Team Trials (Photo/Jeff Beshey, The Guillotine)
NEWTON, Iowa -- Incoming freshman, and No. 1 recruit, Gable Steveson has been named the Junior Dan Hodge Trophy winner by WIN magazine, an award given to the nation's top high school wrestler.
Steveson is most recently coming off a World Team Trials appearance where he easily qualified for his second straight junior world team, a weight in which he earned an individual and team world championship, earning technical superiority victories on all of his opponents. Steveson also finished third in the senior level of the World Team Trials.
During his high school career, Steveson has earned over 200 victories with just three losses, which ti
The wrestling world lost a major figure Wednesday with the passing of French wrestler Daniel Robin.
The only double Olympic silver medalist, Robin placed in both freestyle and Greco-Roman at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. He later coached, helped run the French Federation and then began involvement as a technical delegate for FILA and later United World Wrestling.
He was the competition manager at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, where he was also inducted into the United World Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Robin has a number of accomplishments, but in getting to know him over the past few years it was his passion for the sport and its development that seemed to resonate with his coworkers. Being 74 years old and working around
"Due to a medical issue involving bantamweight athlete Davey Grant, the scheduled bout against Manny Bermudez has been cancelled. UFC FIGHT NIGHT: THOMPSON vs. TILL on Sunday, May 27, will proceed with 11 bouts.” Read the Full Article Here
Bantamweights Manny Bermudez and Davey Grant will no longer meet at UFC Fight Night 130 according to a report from Jim Edwards, who has learned that Grant was removed from the bout after he was diagnosed with a staph infection.
Girls within the state of Arizona will now have their own wrestling tournaments, including a separate state championship, effective this next school year.
The Executive Board of the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) -- the organization which governs high school sports in Arizona -- has approved girls' wrestling as an emerging sport for the 2018-19 school year.
"Girls may continue to compete on a boys' team but will also have opportunities to wrestle at all-girl invitationals/jamborees," according to the AIA announcement. "There will be an end-of-season individual tournament run in conjunction with the boys' state wrestling tournament; weight classes to be determined at a later date."
"This is a positive move for the AIA an
Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has declared he has recovered from his shoulder injury and will be ready to defend his belt on Aug. 4 at UFC 227, according to reporter Ariel Helwani.
South Dakota State University wrestling coach Damion Hahn announced Thursday the hiring of Cam Simaz as an assistant coach.
Cam Simaz"I am thrilled to have Cam Simaz join the Jackrabbit wrestling coaching staff," Hahn said. "I had the pleasure of coaching Cam during his successful collegiate career at Cornell and am keenly aware of his work ethic and leadership abilities. He possesses the qualities that fit the vision of the program and I know he will make an immediate impact."
Simaz (pronounced CY-mazz) most recently served as director of the West Point Wrestling Club Regional Training Center and associate head coach of the United States Military Academy Preparatory School wrestling team. His USMAPS team completed an undefeated dual
On May 11, the Ultimate Fighting Championship controversially released one of its hottest young stars in Yair Rodriguez, with the promotion citing the fighter was released for turning down fights with Ricardo Lamas and Zabit Magomedsharipov.