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Bellator drawing a crowd?


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Bellator drawing a crowd? With the end of June nearing, the shadow being cast on the UFC by its now only sports brand sponsor, Reebok is definite. MMA fans across the world, unless living under a boulder, will have heard about UFC fighters having a rough deal in terms of sponsorship pay-outs and fight purses.

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Updated UFC Rankings


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Updated UFC Rankings after UFC Fightnight 69 Germany this weekend – Courtesy of UFC.com. POUND-FOR-POUND 1 Jose Aldo 2 Chris Weidman 3 Demetrious Johnson 4 Ronda Rousey 5 TJ Dillashaw 6 Fabricio Werdum 7 Rafael dos Anjos 8 Robbie Lawler 9 Daniel Cormier 10 Cain Velasquez 11 Anthony Pettis 12 Renan Barao +1 13 Anderson

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Anderson Silva in the Olympics


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What does the future hold for Anderson Silva? Anderson Silva in the Olympics? Both after his bout against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 and at the beginning of the year, Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva failed a standard competitive drugs test. Drostanolone metabolites, which indicates the use of an anabolic steroid, as well as androsterone, a form

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UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez


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In Mexico City this weekend, at UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez was in a war. As mentioned in a previous blog post, Melendez finally managed to face off against long term and distant rival Eddie Alvarez. The co-main event of the evening saw these two incredible lightweight champion fighters collide. Regardless of the split decision

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Gilbert Melendez VS Eddie Alvarez


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Venum Fighter Gilbert Melendez will face Eddie Alvarez at UFC 188. Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have been top of their own lightweight divisions for a while now. Alvarez wearing Bellator’s 155lb crown whilst Melendez flying Strikeforce’s flag. As with many top flight athletes, if you are good enough at what you do – you are

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Jiu-Jitsu Gi or No Gi


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Jiu-Jitsu Gi or No Gi The world and sport of jiu-jitsu is growing, rapidly. It is an ever evolving sport which with it’s continuous rise in popularity will only gain further momentum and exposure in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. There are several Brazilian jiu-jitsu championships across the globe, sanctioned by the IBJJF (International Brazilian

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Another good weekend for Team Venum


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Yet again another good weekend for Team Venum. The 2015 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships were held at Long Beach, California this weekend. A Venum sponsored event with the Team Venum Elite stepping up and representing. Leandro Lo has firmly secured his spot at the top flight of Men’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – walking away

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Team Venum around the globe


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Team Venum around the globe is once again under the spotlight. The International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) tournament taking center stage in world Jiu Jitsu this weekend, the competition based out of Long Beach, CA, a Venum sponsored event has seen huge success and exposure for the Team Venum Elite. With appearances from Leandro

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The Jiu Jitsu Gi


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The Jiu Jitsu Gi The Gi is used throughout many different martial arts in the world of combat sports. Each requiring a different adaptation of the Gi. Judo, Karate and Taekwondo Gis are formed quite vastly differently from a Jiu Jitsu Gi. The Jiu Jitsu Gi has evolved with the sport. The fabric is constantly

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Venum around the globe


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Venum around the globe We have seen Venum around the globe this weekend across many competitions. Some may only be focused on a certain boxing bout, meanwhile in other disciplines there are victories to celebrate. Kenji Grillon a French Kumite Karate athlete, returning after a short break, has won the double at the France Karate

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