In-depth with ‘Black Ice’: NCAA wrestling phenom Joey Davis ready for pro MMA debut

“Those who know how to win are much less numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories.” -Polybius (200-118 BC), History, and Bk X, 36 At the Bellator 160 Open Workouts this past Friday at Metro Flex Gym in Long Beach, Pro MMA Now’s Phantom Street Artist had the opportunity to selectively … Read more

USA, Iran, and Russia wrestling to compete in New York City on May 15

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USA Wrestling and Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. has announced that three of the world’s wrestling superpowers, the United States, Russia and Iran, will come together in solidarity to compete in a unique wrestling event in Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal in New York City on Wednesday, May 15.

The MMA Impact of the IOC’s Decision to Drop Wrestling

On Tuesday, news broke that the International Olympic Committee had dropped wrestling, one of the most ancient Olympic sports, from the Summer Games. Wrestling and MMA have always shared an odd-yet-symbiotic relationship. The development will certainly change the MMA landscape, but the question is: How?

The next wrestler could be Daniel Cormier

Even the MMA analysts who saw Joe Warren’s star potential did not think he would be this impressive this early on. In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, here in the States, the self-proclaimed “Baddest Man on the Planet” defeated perennial pound-for-pound fighter, Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto. In only his second MMA fight, Warren relied mostly on his wrestling skill and took the fight by decision.

Wrestlers crossing over into MMA is almost as old as the sport itself. The accomplishments of these wrestlers are so well documented, that there is no need to go through them once again. Now, it seems as if any person who won more wrestling matches than they lost is considered to be world-class.

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