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1 hr ago | The State

IOC: no final decision on meeting in Sochi

In this Friday, May 31, 2013 file photo, Marius Vizer, president of the International Judo Federation , looks on at the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, Russia, after he was elected as president of SportAccord, an umbrella body representing Olympic and non-Olympic sports federations.


Related Topix: Judo, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

2 hrs ago | Fox News

Inflatable sumo suit led to severe brain damage for girl

Celaida Lissabet, 15, was participating in what was supposed to be a fun event at her Miami-area charter school last October, wrestling with a classmate while wearing an inflatable sumo suit during "Spirit Day"-but things went terribly awry, leaving the girl with severe brain damage, according to a new lawsuit.


Related Topix: Sumo

2 hrs ago | MMA Mania

Pic: Rampage Jackson Puts Retirement On Hold, Agrees To Meet With...

Former UFC light heavyweight champion-turned-Bellator MMA headliner Quinton Jackson was mulling retirement after Bjorn Rebney was ousted from the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts promotion .


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Quinton Jackson, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting)

3 hrs ago | MMA Mania

Live NSAC hearing updates: Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort verdicts via UFC Fight Pass stream

Ultimate Fighting Championship will stream today's live hearing featuring Nevada State Athletic Commission and embattled middleweights Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort, online via the promotion's Fight Pass digital network.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Vitor Belfort

5 hrs ago | Joystiq

EA Sports UFC adds three fighters, finishes the fight

EA Sports UFC received a free update this week that adds three fighters to the next-gen mixed martial arts game.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Takeya Mizugaki, Tyron Woodley

6 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

Muay Thai champs get back to business after titles

Wollongong Muay Thai fighters David Penimmpede and Mitch Brisbane won't be slowing down after both brought home NSW State titles earlier this month.


Related Topix: Muay Thai, Karate

11 hrs ago | Worcester News

Widow speaks of devastation of losing inspirational Worcester PC

PC Duncan Jones was described as a gentle giant who was strong but above all compassionate and a good communicator "IT'S devastating.


Related Topix: Judo

13 hrs ago | AkiPress

12:19 Uzbek fighters win 4 gold medals at World Martial Arts Championships in U.S.

Uzbek fighters won four gold medals at the World Martial Arts Championships that was held in the U.S. city of Orlando, according to the Development Center of Martial Arts of Uzbekistan.


Related Topix: Aikido

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Ruthless Resurgence: Robbie Lawler's Quest for UFC Gold Continues

The veteran powerhouse has long been regarded as one of the premier knockout artists in mixed martial arts; a well-earned reputation he built on his penchant for settling the opposition in abrupt - and sometimes brutal fashion - throughout his career.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Robbie Lawler, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Matt Brown

Mercer Island Reporter

Island brothers finish strong at USJF Judo Junior Nationals

Mercer Island's Taylan and Tegan Yuasa had strong showings at the United States Judo Federation Junior National Championships Tournament July 4-6 in Honolulu.


Related Topix: Judo

MMA Mania

Dennis Bermudez wants to get noticed by beating famous (but past his prime) Clay Guida

Because being popular and famous seems to be what gets you into the MMA spotlight these days, as opposed to extended winning streaks.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Clay Guida, Dennis Bermudez, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Cole Miller, Denis Stojnic

UFC Fight Night Dublin: 5 things we've learned from the main fight card

On Saturday night, from The O2 in Dublin, Irish mixed martial arts enjoyed its finest ever night and here's the main talking points In front of over 9,000 fans, McGregor battled Brazilian Diego Brandao in the main event and he did exactly as he predicted during the build up and dispatched Brandao in the first round.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Diego Brandao


Didier eyes UFC fame after judo career

Australia's most intimidating Commonwealth Games athletes hope to lift the profile of their sports by transitioning into the lucrative Ultimate Fighting Championship .


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Judo, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting)

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Self defense techniques can put your safety in your own hands

Increased news of crime and violence in our community has motivated some people to take their safety into their own hands.


Related Topix: Krav Maga

Evening News

Norwich judo champion named as new patron of ADHD foundation

A visually-impared judo champion who said he hated "almost every minute of school" has been appointed the patron of a charity for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .


Related Topix: Judo

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Windsor Star

Sumo wrestling robots coming to Forest Glade library

Nabil Barchale, left, and Jake Fox, members of VerifastBots First Lego Robotics Team are competing in the FIRST Lego Robotics Nature's Fury 2013 Challenge.


Related Topix: Sumo

The Washington Post

The New Yorker figured out why UFC fans love to hate Ronda Rousey

UFC bantamweight women's champion Ronda Rousey is easy to love and hate, somehow all at the same time.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Sports

National Public Radio

For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet

Many of them are muscled semi-professional athletes, including triathlete Dominic Thompson, competitive bodybuilder Giacomo Marchese and mixed martial arts fighter Cornell Ward.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting)

Thetelegraphand Argus

Horizons broadening for taekwondo clubs

BRADFORD area clubs shone at the British International Open in Buckinghamshire, which attracted 400 competitors from as far afield as Belgium, Sweden, Holland and Malta.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Tae Kwon Do, Olympic Taekwondo, Olympics, Summer Olympics

MMA Mania

Pic: Arnold Schwarzenegger Congratulates Conor McGregor-nator For 'Fantastic Victory' At UFC Dublin

Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight attraction, Conor McGregor, is getting some love from 80's action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger, who sent some digital love for his "Notorious" win over Diego Brandao last Saturday in Dublin, Ireland.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Conor McGregor, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting)