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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Bellator's Tywan Claxton, Devon Brock

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Tywan Claxton and Devon Brock. Claxton is coming off a decision win over Jose Perez at Bellator 194 in February in Connecticut. That fight was his follow-up from one of the most spectacular debuts in MMA history – a flying-knee knockout of Jonny Bonilla-Bowman at Bellator 186. Claxton will talk to us about his...
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How UFC 223's Khabib Nurmagomedov can join Royce Gracie and Anderson Silva in UFC lore

UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov can join a rare group of athletes if he emerges as the winner of April’s UFC 223 main event against Tony Ferguson. At this point in UFC history, winning 10 consecutive fights inside the octagon is still almost inconceivably difficult. It’s been done seven times overall, with four of those streaks currently active and belonging to former...
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2 days ago

Report: Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock failed pre-fight drug tests

There were all sorts of issues with the Bellator 149 card in Houston last month, and now we can add two other problems to the list. MMA Fighting reports that Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock failed pre-right drug tests for their contests at Bellator 149 on Feb. 19 and have been suspended accordingly. Fighters submitted urine tests before their fights, with Slice and Shamrock testing...
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March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie (Video Highlights)

When a skinny Royce Gracie submitted a buff Ken Shamrock at UFC 1 in 1993, it went down as one of the most significant fights in MMA history. The rematch two years later resulted in a draw. Part III wasn’t something anyone expected, or wanted, to see when Shamrocks is 52 and Gracie is 49, but it happened Friday at Bellator 149. The trilogy didn’t last long, but did end controversially...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Royce Gracie vs. Ken Shamrock III Set For Bellator 149

Wait up, is it 1993 again? Or even 1995? Twenty years after Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock (pictured) met in their highly-anticipated rematch at UFC 5, it was announced Friday that the MMA icons will tango for a third time. The unexpected trilogy goes down February 19 at Bellator 149. Toyota Center in Houston, Texas serves as host. The matchup was announced during last night’s Bellator...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Legends of M.M.A: Royce Gracie

Similar to the “Fighter-Profile” series, the “Legends of M.M.A” series will analyze and give a historical perspective on each fighters.  This is the first of the series and who better to start it than Royce Gracie. Royce Gracie won three out of the first four UFC tournaments.  In the beginning, the UFC was design to be a tournament with a style vs. style format.  Gracie’s style was...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Gracie talks 'crazy plans' for UFC 1

EPISODE 11 DOWNLOAD Rorion Gracie spells out how he and Conan The Barbarian filmmaker John Milius hatched the plan to create a spectacular new fighting arena 20 years ago, and why his brother Royce Gracie was chosen as the man to bring the gospel of Brazilian jiu-jitsu to America. Royce himself explains how strategy has changed over the years, and how he prepared for months for...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Royce Gracie: “Why Come to Fight if You Gonna Run?”

Blood is thicker than water, homie. That’s why UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie (Pictured) didn’t hesitate to stick up for Nick Diaz, a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu family member, following Saturday’s highly controversial unanimous decision loss to Carlos Condit at UFC 143. “@nickdiaz209 won that fight in my opinion,” Gracie tweeted. “He is what every fighter should be a true martial artists...
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February 07, 2012  |  1 Comment

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