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Paul Maranaccio posedown

Fight Night Weigh-Ins

Weigh-ins for the “Mama Said Knock You Out” fight event were held at The Bassment on Glenwood South in downtown Raleigh last night. NBC 17 was there to film the action and interview the promoters and top fighters on the card. Several of the fighters knew each other and greeted one another with hugs and […]

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Women's MMA

Fighting Burnout

The following post was written by my good friend June Elliot. June and I both train at the same home gym and have watched each other cycle through the inevitable physical and mental ups and downs in our respective sports. June has studied Okinowan karate, taekwondo, hapkido, Wing-Chun, Chin-Na, Mauy Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She’s […]

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Cyborg Defeats Coenen

This was one of Cris Cyborg’s best fights yet. The savage beauty of her power-hand hammers dropping from standing and partially in-guard positions is undeniable. These are the blows that ended the Cyborg-Carano fight so quickly last summer. I am impressed that Strikeforce challenger Marloes Coenen withstood so many of them before the fight was […]

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Christy Martin celebrates win #49

Top Four Historic Moments in Women’s Boxing 2009

I only began blogging women’s boxing news midway through this year, but what a year it has been. In addition to seeing my first women’s fights on-site, online, and via pay-per-view, I’ve learned a tremendous amount about the undisciplined proliferation of boxing’s governing bodies, the heart of some of the world’s most dedicated female boxers, […]

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