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GSP vs. Diaz fight video

Posted on March 17, 2013, 04:30 AM by Yael Brosh
Georges St-Pierre retained his welterweight championship belt on Saturday night, defeating Nick Diaz in convincing fashion. The victory came via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45).Watch this Fox Sports GSP vs. Diaz fight video for a complete picture of how it went down. Stay tuned to LowKick for complete analysis and post-fight coverage.
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UFC 158 Recap: Business as usual for Georges St-Pierre

Posted on March 17, 2013, 12:25 AM by Mike Drahota
UFC 158 is in the books from The Bell Centre in Montreal, and the main event has provided for us what many had easily expected. UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has retained his title by controlling the fight with a gameplan heavily based upon wrestling. Nick Diaz never got the range or effectiveness to implement his puncher’s chance, and the title chances will now rest upon tonight’s co-main event winner. Which brings us to tonight’s best fight, a slobber knocker of an event featuring...
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GSP predicts a finish over Nick Diaz at UFC 158

Posted on March 16, 2013, 02:25 PM by Mike Drahota
Following yesterday's intense staredown at the UFC 158's weigh-ins, UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre spoke with Ariel Helwani of Fuel TV. He appeared to remain calm while addressing the heated moment that saw Dana White separate the two fighters. GSP focuses on it as just another fight, and says that he has felt this way about a bout many times before. But that remains to be seen, as the hype and build up to this event have seemed to progress like no other before. St-Pierre closes out the interview...
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When Satoshi Ishii stepped into the ring on New Year’s Eve to face Fedor Emelianenko on the 2011 Dream Fight For Japan fight card it was only his seventh professional MMA bout and if reports are correct it may very well have been his last. Ishii lasted 2:29 with Fedor before he was knocked out. Reports from the Japanese publication Cyzo (via FightOpinion.com) have doctor’s informing Ishii that he suffered a cerebral edema during the fight and any further blows to the head would cause serious damage. Ishii...
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It appears "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko isn't the self-centered, bus-hoarding "diva" he was made out to be after all.Last week, renowned MMA commentator, Michael Schiavello, indicated that Emelianenko had demanded his own 70-seat tour bus after competing at the DREAM: New Year! 2011 event, forcing fellow competitors, such as Bibiano Fernandes and team, to relocate to a different, "more crowded" one."Fedor is SUCH a DIVA!," Schiavello tweeted. "Other fighters & us sat on bus for about 90 min after...
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Fedor Emelianenko KO's Satoshi Ishii in Round 1

Posted on December 31, 2011, 09:24 AM by Anton Gurevich
Fedor Emelianenko ended 2011 on a high note, defeating Satoshi Ishii via KO in Round 1, as part of DREAM's New Year's Eve fight card at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Ishii looked strong during the first seconds of the fight, unleashing several striking combinations and leg kicks that troubled "The Last Emperor". However, when the pair clinched, Ishii was unable to execute a takedown, giving Emelianenko the opportunity to continue the fight in stand-up. The Russian unleashed combination after combination,...
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MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and the Olympic Gold Medalist Satoshi Ishii stepped on the scales in Saitama, Japan, as part of DREAM's official weigh-in ceremony ahead of tomorrow's stacked fight card. Emelianenko weighed-in at 233lbs, around 5lbs lighter than for his fight with Jeff Monson back in November. Satoshi Ishii hit the scales at 214lbs, making his fight with "The Last Emperor" official. None of the remaining Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011 fighters missed weight, including the DREAM 135lbs...
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Satoshi Ishii's coach Ed Buckley promised MMA fans around the world a big surprised on the New Year's Eve. According to Buckley, Satoshi Ishii evolved as a Mixed Martial Artist, and will surprise everyone when he faces Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of DEAM'S Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011 on December 31st. Ishii is currently 4-1-1 in his MMA career, finishing his most recent fight in a draw with the former Pound-for-Pound ranked Paulo Filho. Further Reading: Exclusive interview with Satoshi...
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If you’ve been following MMA for any amount of time you’ve surely heard the talk that Japanese MMA is on the decline. The fighters that have ventured outside of the Japanese circuit have not met with great success as of late.  Fighters such as Yoshihiro Akiyama, Michihiro Omigawa, Shinya Aoki, Kid Yamamoto and Takanori Gomi have all struggled outside of the confines of Japanese MMA. One young fighter has a chance to right that ship, Satoshi Ishii. Ishii, a 25 year old Olympic Gold Medalist...
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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Satoshi Ishii likely for New Year's Eve

Posted on November 20, 2011, 02:30 PM by Joey Santosus
Fresh off his unanimous decision victory over Jeff "The Snowman" Monson in Moscow, it has been confirmed that "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelienenko will face Heavyweight prospect Satoshi Ishii at the Dream New Year's Eve event in Japan.M-1 Global’s Vadim Finkelstein made the announcment at the M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson post-fight press conference.Ishii (4-1-1) is a Japanese judoka and 2008 Olympic gold medalist. Following a unanimous decision loss to Hidehiko Yoshida in his 2009 professional debut,...
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Dream 17 delivered an exciting night of fights this weekend from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Dream Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki handed former WEC stand-out "Razor" Rob McCullough the first submission loss of his career in the headlining bout, while Tatsuya Kawajiri submitted Joachim Hansen in his Featherweight debut. Takeshi Inoue landed a devastating headkick to knockout Caol Uno in the opening-round of their 145-pound clash and Yan Cabral choked out veteran Kazushi Sakuraba to extend his...
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Gerald Harris signs multi-fight deal with DREAM

Posted on July 26, 2011, 06:05 PM by Ryan Ventura
"Hurricane" Gerald Harris will be migrating to the Land of the Rising Sun. Two-time UFC Knockout of the night winner has announced on Twitter yesterday that he has signed a deal with the Japanese promotion. Hurricane Harris was best known to fans as a cast memeber on the seventh season of The Ultimate Fighter as a member of Team Rampage. During his time in the UFC, he holds wins over John Salter, Mario Miranda, and Dave Branch. After losing a unanimous decision to Maiquel Falcao at UFC 123, he was cut from...
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According to a report from TATAME, the former DREAM featherweight champion Bibiano Fernandes will be making his return to Bantamweight to be part of the upcoming grand prix. No opponent has been announced as of this date, but the four-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion will be driving three hours from Vancouver, Canada to Seattle, Washington to prepare for his upcoming bout. AMC Martial Arts run by legendary coach Matt Hume has invited 'Bibi' for a seven day camp and a chance to work with the number one...
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What's wrong with JMMA?

Posted on July 17, 2011, 01:22 AM by Ryan Ventura
Once upon a time, the center of the Mixed Martial Arts universe was the land of the rising sun. During the late 90's / early 2000's while MMA was struggling to be a legitmate sport in North America, it was a hot ticket in Japan with many options to watch. PRIDE of course was the best known and most popular brand of MMA to come from the country, but pioneers Shooto, Pancrase, and RINGS paved the way. Many of the greatest fighters this sport has ever seen made their name in PRIDE, but many of those same legends...
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