Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Kamaru Usman, Kayla Harrison and Ali Abdelaziz in studio

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Kamaru Usman, Kayla Harrison and Ali Abdelaziz all in studio. Usman is coming off a win over Emil Meek at UFC Fight Night 124 on Jan. 14. Olympic gold medalist Harrison is gearing up for an MMA debut with PFL (formerly WSOF), where she does commentary work. Veteran MMA manager Abdelaziz reps the likes of Khabib...
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January 31, 2018

After judo gold, Harrison might go for Rio in 2016

Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison is enjoying her victory tour so much she is no longer ruling out a return in Rio de Janeiro in four years. Harrison is the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in judo. She won the women's 78 kilogram and under division in London. Since then, she's been traveling around the country, making the rounds of the morning shows and at sponsor...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

This is what a real hero looks like

Kayla Harrison stood on the medal stand Thursday, the first American ever to win a gold medal in judo. As America's national anthem played, as tears streamed down the 22-year-old's face, her life flashed before her eyes: Waking up at 4:30 a.m. to go lifting. Her judo coach, two-time Olympic bronze medalist Jimmy Pedro, kicking her butt in practice at their dojo outside Boston. Pedro...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Harrison wins women's 78K judo gold

Kayla Harrison gave the U.S. its first judo gold medal in Olympic history, taking the 78-kilogram title Thursday at the London Games. Harrison defeated Britain's Gemma Gibbons in a final she dominated from the start, getting a stronger grip on Gibbons and managing to throw her twice. Her medal is the U.S.' second in judo this week: Teammate Marti Malloy won a bronze in the women...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Thursday Olympic Preview: What to Watch, TV Listings, and Medals Awarded

Good morning, Olympics fans. Already today American judoka Kayla Harrison has advanced into the semifinals of the women’s 78 kg. She will continue her bid to become the United States’ first gold medalist in judo later this morning against Brazil’s Mayra Aguiar. Can Kayla Harrison become the first American ever to win gold in judo? You’ll know by lunchtime. Plenty of exciting things...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Harrison reaches Olympic judo semis

American judo fighter Kayla Harrison has made it into the semifinals in the 78-kilogram division at the Olympics and will fight for a place in the finals Thursday afternoon.
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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