GSP vs. Diaz fight video

Georges St-Pierre retained his welterweight championship belt on Saturday night, defeating Nick Diaz in convincing fashion. Posted on March 17, 2013, 04:30 AM by Yael Brosh
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UFC 158 Recap: Business as usual for Georges St-Pierre

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... Posted on March 17, 2013, 12:25 AM by Mike Drahota
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GSP predicts a finish over Nick Diaz at UFC 158

Following yesterday's intense staredown at the UFC 158's weigh-ins, UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre spoke with Ariel Helwani of Fuel... Posted on March 16, 2013, 02:25 PM by Mike Drahota
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Satoshi Ishii facing possible retirement following loss to Fedor

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 Posted on January 30, 2012, 10:46 PM by Trent Reinsmith
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Matt Hume, Bibiano Fernandes refute reports that Fedor Emelianenko made "Diva Bus-Demands"

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 Posted on January 11, 2012, 11:43 AM by Joey Santosus
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Fedor Emelianenko KO's Satoshi Ishii in Round 1

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 Posted on December 31, 2011, 09:24 AM by Anton Gurevich
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DREAM New Year's Eve: Fedor vs. Ishii Weigh-In Results and Video

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 Posted on December 30, 2011, 05:04 PM by Anton Gurevich
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Coach Ed Buckley: Fans will be surprised when they see Satoshi Ishii fighting Fedor

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 Posted on December 29, 2011, 06:08 AM by Anton Gurevich
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Satoshi Ishii is fighting for the future of JMMA against Fedor Emelianenko

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 Posted on December 27, 2011, 10:43 PM by Trent Reinsmith
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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Satoshi Ishii likely for New Year's Eve

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 year-end 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, Ishii Posted on November 20, 2011, 02:30 PM by Joey Santosus
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Dream 17 Results: Aoki submits McCullough, Kawajiri chokes out Hansen

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 Posted on September 25, 2011, 02:10 PM by Joey Santosus
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Gerald Harris signs multi-fight deal with DREAM

"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 Posted on July 26, 2011, 06:05 PM by Ryan Ventura
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Bibiano Fernandes to train with Demetrious Johnson for DREAM GP

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 Posted on July 25, 2011, 01:10 PM by Ryan Ventura
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What's wrong with JMMA?

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 Posted on July 17, 2011, 01:22 AM by Ryan Ventura
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DREAM Fight for Japan GP Finals Results & Post-Fight Interviews

DREAM yesterday morning pacific time held a spectacular Fight for Japan GP finals card. Unfortunately, for many people from English speaking countries we couldn't witness this event live from the Ariake Colisium in Tokyo. Only Japanese TV station SkyPerfecTV had the live fights and our way of keeping up to date with the event was through Twitter. The results are in and the post-fight interviews have been released. 145 lb. title: Hiroyuki Takaya def. Kazuyuki Miyata via split decision135 lb. Tournament Posted on July 17, 2011, 01:58 AM by Ryan Ventura
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