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Rousey: It would be difficult to have MMA in Olympics
Rousey: It would be difficult to have MMA in Olympics
Fightland sits down with Ronda Rousey to discuss her upcoming fight to defend her UFC title, fame, and why she thinks of the Olympics as a "bubble-wrapped pageant."
02/20/2014
Wrestling back in the Olympics, in 2020
Wrestling back in the Olympics, in 2020
"Today is the most important day in the 3,000-year history of our sport," said Fila president Nenad Lalovic after the IOC voted to reinstate wrestling in 2020.
09/08/2013
UFC exec very confident MMA will get into Olympics
UFC exec very confident MMA will get into Olympics
"We are very confident that we are going to have the weight behind this movement to be in the Olympics," said UFC managing director Asia Pacific Mark Fischer.
08/30/2013
T.Jay Thompson's daughter takes gold, silver in Hawai'i Special Olympics
T.Jay Thompson's daughter takes gold, silver in Hawai'i Special Olympics
MMA promoting legend T Jay Thompson's daughter Raine Thompson took home both gold and silver medals at the Hawaii regional Special Olympics this past weekend.
05/31/2013
Wrestling to get an MMA-inspired makeover
Wrestling to get an MMA-inspired makeover
"As wrestling fights for its life to stay in the Olympic program, it is important to celebrate and understand the Ultimate Fighting Championship," said CPOW chair Bill Scherr.
05/15/2013
Olympian suggests FILA to blame for decision to drop wrestling
Olympian suggests FILA to blame for decision to drop wrestling
"I think the IOC is just fed up with what FILA is done. There have been a lot of bad reports after Olympics. Countries reporting FILA for different controversies."
02/14/2013
Dana White can't save wrestling, ponders MMA in Olympics
Dana White can't save wrestling, ponders MMA in Olympics
Dana White: "There’s been a lot of people saying (to me) you gotta do something. But what this could be is the evolution of mixed martial arts becoming an Olympic sport..."
02/13/2013
IOC loses its mind and soul, calls for wrestling cut from '20 Olympics
IOC loses its mind and soul, calls for wrestling cut from '20 Olympics
Wrestling will not feature in the 2020 Olympic Games after the International Olympic Committee's Executive Board made a surprise recommendation to drop the sport.
02/13/2013
MMA reacts to decision of removing wrestling from Olympics
MMA reacts to decision of removing wrestling from Olympics
Today's new that the International Olympic Commitee has decided to remove wrestling from the 2020 games has caused quite the uproar in the MMA community.
02/12/2013 mmafighting.com
Rousey: UFC 'more pure' than the Olympics
Rousey: UFC 'more pure' than the Olympics
Ronda Rousey: "I like that there's a lot of money involved, that there isn't going to be people who are selling out for nothing. You can't predict people like that."
12/20/2012 mmafighting.com
Sonnen: TUF tougher than the Olympics
Sonnen: TUF tougher than the Olympics
"This is a 32-man tournament that will take place over five and a half weeks and to be aired over 10 of the most successful ratings FX has ever seen."
10/19/2012 mmamania.com
Anderson wants to compete at Rio Olympics in TKD or boxing
Anderson wants to compete at Rio Olympics in TKD or boxing
In a 15 minute interview with SPORTV.COM, Anderson Silva said he boxed for a long time, and trains with Minotauro, who is a black belt in Taekwondo.
08/22/2012 fightlinker.com
USA takes two gold medals in wrestling for 1st time since '96
USA takes two gold medals in wrestling for 1st time since '96
Jake Varner wins gold in men's 212-pound freestyle, while Jordan Burroughs wins at 163 pounds to give team USA its best showing in wrestling since 1996,
08/13/2012 timesleader.com
Olympics: Americans fail to medal in Greco
Olympics: Americans fail to medal in Greco
Six Americans battled in the seven Greco-Roman weight classes, but none advanced to the medal rounds, in what amounts to a disappointing start to the tournament.
08/10/2012 nbcolympics.com
Fighters: If I was in the Olympics I would be doing...
Fighters: If I was in the Olympics I would be doing...
Dana White, Ian McCall, Joe lauzon, Lyoto Machida, Shogun Rua, Ryan Bader, and more relate what event they wish they were in, if they were in the Olympics.
08/07/2012 mmainterviews.tv
Worst showing ever for US Men's Olympic boxing team
Worst showing ever for US Men's Olympic boxing team
For the first time in Olympics history, a U.S. men's boxer will not ascend the medals podium, an embarrassment of historical proportions for the once-rich Team USA.
08/07/2012 usatoday.com
Olympics: Led by Kayla Harrison's gold, USA Judo soars, Japan falls
Olympics: Led by Kayla Harrison's gold, USA Judo soars, Japan falls
The USA surges in Olympic Judo with their first ever gold medal, by Kayla Harrison, while Japan falls, with the men's team failing to get a single gold for the first time.
08/05/2012 The Underground Blog
MMA representatives take part in IOC seminars
MMA representatives take part in IOC seminars
"We believe that MMA has all the components needed to be successful as an Olympic sport on the amateur level," said IMMAF president August Wallen.
07/30/2012 mmajunkie.com
MMA as a future Olympic sport?
MMA as a future Olympic sport?
With some tweaks and investments, MMA could make a great Olympic sport. But should the sport make that push? Absolutely.
07/28/2012 ibtimes.com
MMA fan's NBC Olympic schedule
MMA fan's NBC Olympic schedule
London Olympic combat sports calendar for NBC coverage of Greco and Freesstyle wrestling, Judo, amateur boxing, and Taekwondo.
07/28/2012 The Underground
MMA #2 in poll of sports that should in Olympics
MMA #2 in poll of sports that should in Olympics
A new survey shows 25% of Americans think MMA should be included in the Olympics, behind only baseball (32%), and ahead of softball (24%), lacrosse (19%), and others.
07/27/2012 mmafighting.com
MMA body modification Olympics: USA vs. Poland
MMA body modification Olympics: USA vs. Poland
Poland crushes the USA in a face to face contest of weird. Mike WIlliams makes Tyson look like a chicken, but Poland's Popek Rak tears it up.
07/24/2012 The Underground
Why BJJ will never be in the Olympics
Why BJJ will never be in the Olympics
In this an Olympic year, the pipedream of BJJ or NoGi grappling making it onto the programme is resurrected, but the author argues it will never happen.
04/25/2012 The Underground
Help fighters take polar plunge for Special Olympics
Help fighters take polar plunge for Special Olympics
02/17/2012 firstgiving.com
Junior Dos Santos wants to box in the 2016 Olympics
Junior Dos Santos wants to box in the 2016 Olympics
11/21/2011 sportv.globo.com
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