Thank You, Martin Kampmann

If you ask a combat sports fan what their favorite memory of Martin Kampmann is, there are a myriad of possible answers. Maybe it’s the three-round savage encounter with Diego Sanchez, one which most thought Kampmann did enough to come out on the winning side of. His two encounters with former UFC interim champion Carlos Condit are also considered to be classic welterweight bouts...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Martin Kampmann Retires From MMA

It’s official, UFC veteran Martin Kampmann (pictured) has called it a career. The news isn’t shocking considering the 33 year old hasn’t been seen since suffering a vicious TKO defeat to Carlos Condit in August 2013. “I’ve known for a while,” Kampmann told “I just haven’t really made it official. I’m not sure why.” Since his loss to Condit, Kampmann...
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Martin 'The Hitman' Kampmann officially retires from MMA

Following 27 professional fights including 17 in the UFC, Martin Kampmann has officially retired from the sport of mixed martial arts.Kampmann broke the news to this week as the 33-year old welterweight contender calls it a career."I've known for a while," Kampmann said about his retirement. "I just haven't really made it official. I'm not sure why."Kampmann was always known...
Via FOX Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Condit vs. Lawler: A war or a chess match?

I know it’s difficult to think about anything in MMA these days other than Conor McGregor’s record-breaking knockout or Nate Diaz’s epic post-fight interview on Fox, but there is a major championship bout coming up in few days and it deserves some attention. UFC 195 has a promising headliner that will tell us much about welterweight champ Robbie Lawler. Once just a brash...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Kampmann exiting as Team Alpha Male head coach

Team Alpha Male will need a new head coach again by the end of the year as Martin Kampmann has decided to step down and leave his position due to personal reasons. According to a report via UFC Tonight, Kampmann's family wants to leave Sacramento, where Team Alpha Male is based, and he has decided to exit as the team's head coach by the end of 2015. Kampmann took over the team, which...
Via FOX Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Kampmann: Chad Mendes is one of the best athletes I've ever seen

Former top welterweight contender Martin Kampmann will be in UFC Fight Night headliner Chad Mendes' corner as a coach Saturday, after the first full camp the two have had together. The Dane striking and submission specialist moved from Las Vegas to Sacramento to work with Mendes and the rest of Team Alpha Male, after former head coach Duane Ludwig moved to Colorado to open his own...
Via FOX Sports
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Thiago Alves Returns To Fight Seth Baczynski At UFC On FOX 11

Welterweight striker Thiago Alves will finally return to the Octagon to face Seth Baczynski at UFC On FOX 11 after a long layoff from the sport. Alves hasn’t fought since a submission loss to Martin Kampmann back in March of 2012. Since then he’s been slated to fight a number of times, but has had to pull out due to a series of injury setbacks. Alves earned himself a title shot...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Kampmann Taking Extended Break From Fighting

Long-time UFC welterweight fighter Martin Kampmann has taken a leaf out of long-time champion Georges St.Pierre’s book and announced that he’s taking an extended break from fighting in the UFC. “I enjoy fighting, but I’ve just had my 10-year anniversary as a professional fighter,” Kampmann told “I feel a little burned out right now. That’s why I’m taking...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Alves wants to fight at UFC 171

It's been almost two years former welterweight title contender Thiago Alves stepped foot in the Octagon, but after months on the shelf dealing with injuries it appears the Brazilian is almost ready to return to action. Alves was last seen in March 2012 when he lost a heartbreaking fight to Martin Kampmann in Australia. After controlling and winning the first two rounds, Alves got...
Via FOX Sports
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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