Japanese Martial Arts Articles

How UFC’s $4bn sale marked a journey from the shadows to the mainstream

In 2001 a small group brought a mixed martial arts organization for $2m. Today it is a global brand and there is still room to grow The architects who built mixed martial arts into a globally popular sport have ceded control of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. An official release announcing a $4bn sale of the UFC to a group led …

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How IBM Watson’s CMO sees the future of data and AI

Steve Gold, IBM Watson’s chief marketing officer, presents at the MMA Summit in California in July 2016.Image: photo courtesy of ibm IBM Watson can do much more than answer questions on Jeopardy. Earlier this month, the artificial intelligence system created a movie trailer. It also powers driverless cars and is helping doctors with cancer care and research. Watson is IBM’s …

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Roy Jones Jr returns to ring to beat fan by technical knockout in second round

Roy Jones Jr stepped back into the ring on Sunday night to beat a boxing fan with a second-round knockout, the latest instalment in the veterans stuttering career Roy Jones Jr stepped back into the ring on Sunday night to beat a boxing fan with a second-round knockout in the latest instalment of the veterans faltering career. Joness opponent, Vyron …

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Will Ronda Rousey’s downfall kill female UFC? Don’t panic just yet

The Americans future is uncertain after defeat to Amanda Nunes. But womens mixed martial arts are in rude health and has other big draws Ronda Rousey was rare enough, and the memory of womens MMA was shallow enough, that some people believed as she went so would the trajectory of female cage fighting. From the moment Rousey proved she could …

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Kanye West Just Justified His ‘I’mma Let You Finish’ Speech At 2009 VMAs

The music industry is infamouslydespicable for a litany of reasons that mostly relate to the exploitation of creators ravenous for a shot at success. According to Kanye West, another oneof these reasons is “closet racism.” Wh-wh-whhaaa ??? Outrageous! Is it “racist” to plagiarize an entire culture’s musical inventions for decades before beginning to give ascribe to read culture for itsmassive …

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Floyd Mayweather’s van burned outside Birmingham hotel during UK tour

West Midlands police are investigating a burn that engulfed a vehicle belonging to the retired boxer outside a luxury Birmingham hotel as an arson attack Authorities are analyse a fervor that engulfed a vehicle are subordinate to Floyd Mayweather Jr outside a classy Birmingham hotel as an arson attack. West Midlands police answered no one was injured following the glow …

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Bisping trounces Henderson on points to retain designation in thriller

Michael Bisping survived two knockdowns to beat Dan Henderson by unanimous decision Though the words And still! do not sound quite as shocking as the words And new!, it is still not entirely fathomable that Michael Bisping is the undisputed UFC middleweight champion of the world. And yet that is precisely what he is, his belt retained via unanimous decision …

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10 viral hoaxes that fooled the Web in 2015

George W. Bush formerly famously pronounced, “Fool me formerly chagrin on … shame on you. Fool me … you can’t get clowned again, ” or something like that. Now here’s a guy who did it right. By positioning his own footage into this newscast and uploading it to YouTube, director/ actorAndrew Bowserwas able to fool millions of people into thinking …

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