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I’m lucky to live in SoCal so I could attend the grand opening of the Mendes Brothers academy, Art of Jiu-Jitsu.
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Mendes Brothers Grand Opening in Costa Mesa California
When news broke over the weekend pertaining to former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ Rafael Cavalcante failing a drug test and facing a yearlong suspension there was rampant speculation as to what banned substance “Feijao” was found in his system. Now, thanks to an official statement from the California State Athletic Commission, the world now knows and as many assumed it was indeed a performance enhancing drugs
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CSAC confirms Rafael Cavalcante’s positive drug test involved steroids
For Immediate Release The Gracie Worlds Come to TheFitExpo™ July 14-15 At the San Jose McEnery Convention Center (Los Angeles, Calif…May 16, 2012) The Gracie Worlds will continue to set the standard for Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling tournaments when they make their San Jose debut in conjunction with California’s premier fitness event, TheFitExpo™, Saturday and Sunday, July 14-15, 2012 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos, San Jose in Halls 1 & 2. “We’re honored to once again be working with Rose Gracie from the legendary Gracie family on hosting The Gracie Worlds,” said TheFitExpo Executive Director, Erin Ferries. “We’re thrilled to have such an important event at our debut San Jose Expo.
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Gracie Worlds Come to TheFitExpo July 14-15 At the San Jose
UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber has a pretty laid back personality. After all, he’s “The California Kid”.
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Urijah Faber “not real happy” about new date but still excited for battle with Renan Barao
This past Friday night marked the end of one chapter in UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber ’s life with a new one beginning on Saturday as his focus turned from coaching on the Ultimate Fighter to preparing for a July 7 encounter with Brazilian beast Renan Barao . Faber and Barao will meet in co-headlining action at UFC 148 with the winner emerging as an interim champion while Dominick Cruz recovers from a torn ACL.
Add Jon Fitch to the growing list of UFC veterans who have been hit by the injury bug, as the former Purdue Boilermaker has been forced out of a planned meeting with Aaron Simpson . The bout was scheduled for July 11 from San Jose, California at UFC on Fuel 4 . The news was first reported by the Wrestling Observer
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Jon Fitch pulled from July scrap with Aaron Simpson
Alex Caceres and Damacio Page have been added to the lineup for UFC on Fuel 4 which is slated for July 11 from San Jose, California’s HP Pavilion. Caceres, who is also known as “Bruce Leeroy,” is coming off a Split Decision defeat at the hands of Edwin Figueroa
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Alex Caceres vs. Damacio Page added to UFC on Fuel 4
A few years back welterweight James Wilks followed in the footsteps of fellow Brit Michael Bisping by winning the Ultimate Fighter . Unfortunately, fast-forward to today and it appears Wilks will never have a chance to emulate his countryman’s success let alone compete inside the cage again. The 34-year old recently took to Twitter to announce he had hung up his gloves for good due to an undisclosed injury.
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Ultimate Fighter 9 winner James Wilks retires