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This is the type of “weird and wild” spectacle I like best, a friendly gym throw down! Dueling with his girlfriend — 6-3 amateur Atomweight Elle Wagman — as well as former professional Atomweight/current UFC reporter Laura Sanko, Featherweight prospect Grant Dawson wrestled the pair at the same time ... and won.
UFC FW @dawsongrant20y1 said he could beat his girlfriend and fellow atomweight Elle Wagman and me at the same time in a grappling match ...turns out he was right ...(1/2) pic.twitter.com/meq0Fc0zfd— Laura Sanko (@laura_sanko) January 23, 2020
UFC FW @dawsongrant20y1 said he could beat his girlfriend and fellow atomweight Elle Wagman and me at the same time in a grappling match ...turns out he was right ...(2/2) pic.twitter.com/avvxZMdLFZ— Laura Sanko (@laura_sanko) January 23, 2020
This video is both hilarious and somewhat informative. For one, I greatly appreciate the effort these two women put into winning. They really tried to crank on his neck and make him miserable, and perhaps with better planning, they could have won. At the same time, Dawson did a lot of things correctly, looking to separate the pair and using one foe to shield himself from the other.
When he’s not landing armbars on people smaller than him, Dawson is 14-1 as a professional and undefeated at 2-0 inside the Octagon. He was supposed to fight Chas Skelly last weekend at UFC 246 before being forced to withdraw for undisclosed reasons. Since then, the bout has been re-booked for UFC “Norfolk” on February 29th.
Robert Whittaker says the report about his daughter’s health and bone marrow donation are FALSE. It seems like The Sun (the original source behind my write up on the topic) did not have a source after all ...
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Thanks everyone for all the support & well wishes, lots of false rumors out there so please ignore them. I have been off socials working with some personal matters and spending time with my family, i will back very soon, stronger & better than ever before. #alliswell #reapernation
If anyone wants to try their hand at winning some free booze, hit up Jorge Masvidal’s Instagram.
Is Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 3 not yet set in stone?
Are you next? Check out @PlayersTribune to see who I should fight next in the ring pic.twitter.com/S810BeUJzU— Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocic) January 23, 2020
I like this potential match up a lot, but only if the winner is guaranteed a big name opponent.
Abdulmanap: "Islam Makhachev will get a fight soon. It's Diego Ferreira,who beat Pettis recently.Makhachev and Ferreira will fight in Brazil.Which event it will be? I don't know. No details yet." pic.twitter.com/8t2FOascmK— ➡️ (@MMARusContext) January 23, 2020
Anyone reading who doesn’t get this correct is banned.
Finally, an answer I know on @Jeopardy!— Dana White (@danawhite) January 23, 2020
We’ve come a long way. You know you’ve made it when you’re a question on Jeopardy @lorenzofertitta @ufc pic.twitter.com/fRbas4H5Vz
Slips, rips, and KO clips
Man, it’s really tough to pull off this kind of choke without the assistance of a gi. I don’t have any real technical insight here — it was probably a neck crank that did not feel good!
baseball choke by Leonardo Leleco (FUTURE11) pic.twitter.com/egCZqRf4Rx— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda1) January 18, 2020
This corkscrew uppercut landed perfectly and looked immensely painful.
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(၁) ဝင်းစိန်တောရမြန်မာ့ရိုးရာလက်ဝှေ့ Thway Thit Win Hlaing ( ) def. Reza Ahmadnezhad KO R2 2019 Breakthrough fighter of the year Thway Thit Win Hlaing facing tough Iranian, Muaythai Champion Reza today in Mon State, Myanmar. The nasty cut just below Reza's eye ends the fight in round 2.
Good luck guessing who wins this war of elbows:
Maybe ease up on the gas there a bit, Speed Racer.
When I say this will forever be the funniest video on the internet pic.twitter.com/AKXg1MaUab— Lawrence Ward (@LawrWard) January 22, 2020
Midnight Music: Weyes Blood’s Titanic Rising was one of the prettiest albums of 2019, a great chamber pop record.
Sleep well Maniacs! More martial arts madness is always on the way.