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MMA’s popularity is no defence for legal killing | Johnny Watterson

There is no precedent in organised play for the savagery of Joao Carvalhos beating in Dublin where the line was crossed The death of Joo Carvalho plays out to the backdrop of an orchestra of screaming, excited followers, many of them children. Some leave their accommodates to run up to the cable mesh environment. Regarding it with both handwritings they …

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Boxers and followers both must reconcile with MMA’s base, harsh actualities

Josh Gross: The death of Joao Carvalho serves as a grisly reminder of the potential consequences facing mixed martial artists who choose to enter the octagon Mixed martial artists tightrope between exaltation and calamity with a precariousness unfamiliar to all but “the worlds largest” daring athletes. To fight professionally in a cage or a doughnut is to intentionally flirt with …

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Former MMA fighter War Machine sentenced to life for kidnapping

The former mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, known more commonly as War Machine, has been sentenced to life in prison The former mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, known more commonly as War Machine, has been sentenced to life in prison after he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and beat his ex-girlfriend in 2014. Koppenhaver was convicted by a …

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Gervonta Davis talks a good fighting but Floyd Mayweather Jr plagiarizes limelight

Floyd Mayweathers protg Gervonta Davis protects his IBF title against Liam Walsh at Londons Copper Box Arena on Saturday but Mayweather himself is overshadowing the occasion Professional boxing operates on a simple principle: destroy all unison. It has been that direction for a couple of centuries and it is not wholly a riddle thrown it is a athletic that alters …

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UFC 198: Stipe Miocic knocks out Fabricio Werdum to take heavyweight deed

On Saturday night, a fighter from Independence, Ohio, became, for a few hour at the least, the most wonderful party in Brazil On Saturday night, a fighter from Independence, Ohio, became, for a few minutes at the least, the most wonderful being in Brazil. Im world champion! Stipe Miocic growled as “hes been” encircled by the people closest to him …

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Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz conference ends in hurled bottles and expletives

Given the history between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, it was little surprise that a press conference to promote UFC 202 descended into unedifying chaos Given the history between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, it was little surprise that Wednesdays press conference to promote their fight at UFC 202 descended into unedifying chaos – once the Irishman had bothered to …

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UFC boxers clear first steps to unionize: ‘It’s a fight for what’s right’

UFC is big business, but many of its fighters are inadequately paid, and shortage advantages like healthcare so a brand-new proletarians group hopes to bring about much-needed change Four billion dollars. Regardless of the kind of life “youre living”, thats an eye-catching figure. If youre amongst the 500 mixed martial artists contracted to the UFC, that figure are also thump …

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Angela Lee and MMA’s project to crack the $18 tn-plus Asian sell

The Canadian fighter is a heart-pounding knack, and could become a huge whiz in areas where martial art are a huge part of the culture Angela Lee misses people to think of her as a typical young lady, but thats difficult to accept considering what shes already done. Im a normal person or persons happens to be a fighter and …

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