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Latest Boxing News from Yahoo
- Boxing: Confidence for national champs June 20, 2013Boxing New Zealand chairman John McKay is confident their national championships will go ahead.
- trn/irs boxing market June 20, 2013Boxing New Zealand concedes it has failed to capitalise on the popularity the sport has been experiencing over the last five years. Boxing: Boxing NZ failed to tap into popularity Boxing New Zealand, Shane Cameron, David Tua, Joseph Parker, John McKay
- Boxing: Boxing NZ failed to tap into popularity June 20, 2013Boxing New Zealand concedes it has failed to capitalise on the popularity the sport has been experiencing over the last five years.
- TITLE Boxing Club(R) - Parkville, Mo. Announces HIT IT HARD Facebook Contest: Enter for a Chance to Win a 3-Month ... June 19, 2013TITLE Boxing Club® - Parkville, Mo. announced its first Facebook contest: Enter for a chance to win a three-month membership! The HIT IT HARD Facebook contest is for anyone who desires an endurance, results-driven ...
- Boxing - Paul Graham looks forward to July 28 June 19, 2013Prospect Boxing supremo Paul Graham still expects his June 28th show at Cleland Miners Welfare Club in Motherwell on Friday to be a success.
- Boxing - Steve Wood to show all future VIP cards on vipboxing.tv June 19, 2013Steve Wood's VIP Promotions will have announced that all future shows will be aired on it's channel vipboxing.tv.
- Boxing champ Basham's belt auction June 19, 2013World War I boxing champion Johnny Basham Lonsdale belt auction
- Boxing: El Pasoan Jennifer Han returns to ring for key bout in Denver June 19, 2013LAS CRUCES -- Jennifer Han simply cannot wait to get back into the ring -- to get center ring under the bright lights with all the electricity that dances around fight night.
- National boxing titles have uncertain future June 17, 2013The New Zealand Boxing Championships are under serious threat of being canned this year.
- OlyTalk: Boxing orgs. don't want pros in Games June 17, 2013Boxing organizations and promoters are challenging a role that would allow pros to compete in the next Olympics.
Latest MMA News from Yahoo
- Fight Master: Bellator MMA Reality Series Kicked Off Wednesday Night on Spike TV June 20, 2013Bellator MMA launched its new reality series on Wednesday night, following promotion's first Summer Series live event.
- New York Lawmakers Fend Off Legalization Of Mma Fights June 19, 2013Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Las Vegas-based fight promotion company, came up short again Tuesday in its attempt to persuade New York state lawmakers to legalize professional MMA fights in the Empire State. UFC has seen it before. For a fourth consecutive
- MMA Roundtable: Anthony Pettis' next move, free-agent gambles, 'Fight Master,' more June 19, 2013There's no UFC events this weekend, but there's still plenty to discuss in the world of MMA. Bellator is back with an event on Wednesday, as well as the premiere of its "Fight Master" reality show, which brings up questions on just how important such a vehicle can be. My colleague Dave Doyle joins me on the Roundtable to discuss that, as […]
- MMA Bill in New York Does Not Go to Vote in State Assembly June 19, 2013Sadly for fight fans in New York, it will be at least another year until professional mixed marital arts is finally legalized in the state. Newsday reported on Tuesday that the bill to sanction professional MMA in New York would, for the fourth year straight, not be going to the State Assembly floor for a full vote. According to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silv […]
- Every Moment is Mobile -- The MMA Unveils a Positioning for Mobile That Reflects the Power and Pervasiveness of the ... June 19, 2013With close to 75 per cent of mobile users falling asleep with their device within reach, the power and influence that mobile has on consumers’ daily lives is undeniable. To frame m
- Legal updates: UFC expects positive outcome in Boston, but no MMA in NY this year June 19, 2013Because MMA was once outlawed in several states, a patchwork of laws govern the sport across the country. This week has been a big one for the UFC to wade through legal red tape as it works on Boston and … Continue reading →
- Appiphany Launches MMA Animals Microsite June 18, 2013Appiphany Launches MMA Animals Microsite
- MMA Top 10 Rankings: Fabricio Werdum Inches Towards the Top of the Heavyweight Division June 14, 2013The updated MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, June 12. This system ranks the Top 10 MMA fighters from across the world in each of the seven most widely accepted men’s weight classes and the Top 10 pound-for-pound women fighters.
- Invicta FC and Apocalypse MMA Among Groups that Continue to Make a Difference for Women in MMA June 12, 2013COMMENTARY | Mixed martial arts has been dominated by men for much of the sport's existence, and it's easy to see why. Boxing, wrestling, Muay Thai and jiu-jitsu are all combat sports that have long appealed to men. It's not surprising that when those four sports were combined into MMA, men became its core participants.
- Connecticut, Canada make strides in legalizing MMA June 6, 2013June 5, 2013 was a special day for MMA as two different North American governments took steps to legalize MMA. Connecticut's legislature voted to regulate MMA and Canada officially made MMA legal. The Connecticut bill still has to be signed … Continue reading →
Latest Martial Arts News from Yahoo
- Letter: Mixed martial arts editorial was flawed June 20, 2013In reference to your June 13 editorial on mixed martial arts
- Mixed Martial Arts Stalls Out in New York Once Again; UFC CEO Blames Union Interference June 19, 2013The UFC’s attempt to legalize professional mixed martial arts in the state of New York has once again stalled in the state’s Assembly.
- Knoxville 6-year-old asked to compete in world's largest martial arts competition June 19, 2013Six-year-old James Mitchell of Knoxville is a pint-sized powerhouse who packs a mean punch. He's such a talented martial artist in fact, he's just been invited to participate in the biggest martial arts competition in the world.
- State Assembly not voting on legalizing Mixed Martial Arts, NY only state to prohibit the sport June 19, 2013Efforts to legalize professional mixed martial arts in New York have foundered again with the state Assembly's Democratic leaders refusing to allow a vote on the measure.
- KUK SOOL WON MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM (8-14 years) June 19, 2013Our child-oriented program is dedicated to helping children and young adults be their personal best through martial arts. Our specialized children's programs implement a character development program that is age-specific and developmentally appropriate. Our curriculum is deeply rooted in tradition, balanced with progressive and innovative teaching metho […]
- Ross Martial Arts wins big at tournament June 18, 2013A team of seven Ross Martial Arts & Fitness Academy taekwondo practitioners and kickboxers captured 12 first place trophies Saturday, May 18 at the Alabama Karate Circuit Open martial arts tournament in Decatur.
- Pretty Little Liars: Meet Aria's Hot New Martial Arts Instructor June 18, 2013Aria Montgomery ( Lucy Hale ) is tired of being a victim. In the June 18 episode of Pretty Little Liars , the recently single high school senior decides to fight back by signing up for a private martial arts lesson.
- MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: Khairy promises support for sport June 17, 2013THE relatively new sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) received a substantial boost when Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin pledged his support to develop the discipline in the country.
- Khairy plans to develop Mixed Martial Arts June 16, 2013KUALA LUMPUR: Some call it a blood sport, but the local Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) community is set to receive a huge boost following Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin’s promise to help develop the sport further in the country.
- Akshay Kumar to make film on martial arts June 16, 2013Actor Akshay Kumar is set to take his passion for martial arts a step further by making a full-fledged movie based on it. "We are making a film on martial arts. This is something which is very close to my heart. It is still in scripting stage. We are trying to make the film as authentic as
Latest Karate Arts News from Yahoo
- Using karate to deter crimes and build morale June 20, 2013Imagine this: girls in government schools across the State, practising karate, judo and other forms of self-defence to protect themselves from assault. The scenario is not as outlandish as it may seem. With the approval of the State government, self-defence classes at government schools may actually become a reality. Proposed this year by the Sarva Shiksha A […]
- Kenpo karate cleans up in Alberni June 17, 2013Comox club collects numerous medals at Coastal Martial Arts Open
- Karate championships to be held June 29 June 14, 2013The 26th annual Traditional Karate Championships will be held June 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Pacifica High.
- Karate with a Christian attitude June 14, 2013Combining the teachings of Christianity with the martial art skills of karate takes on a whole new meaning at Shinsei Martial Arts and Fitness Center.
- Karate star refugee's bid to survive June 13, 2013Mohammad Rezaie was on board an overcrowded and slowly sinking refugee boat two-and-a-half years ago when it was picked up by the Australian Navy in the Indian Ocean.
- Tacloban Karate Team to represent country in SEA Games June 13, 2013FOUR members of the Tacloban Karate Team (TKT) are sure to represent the Philippines to the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Myanmar this coming December.
- Karate defeated again for IOC status June 13, 2013Now that karate has lost its bid for IOC recognition, the T&T Karate Union can stop leading its members astray. Karate will never be an Olympic sport simply because the WKF is built on very shaky foundation and we all know how that will end up. Oh no, it fell seven times before.
- Young Zamboangueños join RP Karate Team June 11, 2013Advance Options Attach image: No FOUR young Zamboangueños, who finished with medals in the recent national karate competition, have qualified to join the Junior RP Karate Team. They are Estiffen Angeles and his younger sister Heiddy, Amor Vicaldo and Jayrem Solimento, who are members of the Zamboanga Karate Team. Zamboanga Karate Team Coach Otto Antao said […]
- Medal haul for Bricket Wood School of Shotokan Karate team June 11, 2013Bricket Wood School of Shotokan Karate’s team came second in the medal table at the eighth annual tournament of the Kamaete Schools of Traditional Shotokan Karate (KSTSK).
- Karate school kicks new life into old building in Cinnaminson June 7, 2013CINNAMINSON — After taking over Farmers and Mechanics Bank in 2006, Beneficial Bank of Philadelphia began the process of closing some of the ubiquitous branches that dotted the Burlington County lands
Latest Kung Fu News from Yahoo
- Chinese astronauts twirl gyroscopes, strike kung fu poses in students' lecture from space June 20, 2013BEIJING — Astronauts struck floating martial arts poses, twirled gyroscopes and manipulated wobbling globes of water during a lecture Thursday from China's orbiting space station that's part of efforts to popularize the space program among young people.
- Kung Fu Panda 3 to Get August Start June 19, 2013SHANGHAI – Following the announcement that DreamWorks Animation has moved Kung Fu Panda 3 ’s release date up from 2016 to late 2015, one of the company’s Shanghai-based partners has confirmed that production on the film is slated to begin in August.
- Seattle Kung Fu Club 50 Year Anniversary June 19, 2013Westin Hotel 1900 5th Ave Seattle, WA 98101 Saturday, June 29, 2013, 7 – 10pm Master's Exhibition and Dinner The Seattle Kung Fu Club is celebrating its 50 Year Anniversary! The exhibition will include performances by world renowned Kung Fu masters and special guests, a traditional lion and dragon dance, and performances by the students of the Seattle K […]
- Kung Fu Add Second Phish After Show in Chicago June 18, 2013Kung Fu have added a second Phish after party at the Tonic Room in Chicago. The band’s previously announced show on Saturday, July 20 has already sold out, so the group has added a second show at the same venue for the following night.
- 'Kung Fu Panda 3' to Begin Production in August June 17, 2013Now slated for a release in December 2015, the project will see one-third of its production done in China, said the managing director of a company partnering with DreamWorks Animations in the film. read more
- Advanced Kung-Fu San Soo June 15, 2013Kung-Fu San Soo is not a sport. This class offers extremely effective ways to deal with personal attacks utilizing punches, kicks, throws and leverage. This is a fun class that educates you while giving you realistic solutions for emergency situations. Instructor: Master Vince Scocozza. CARD Community Center, Room 1&2. No classes on holidays and the week […]
- Hollywood Museum honors 'Kung Fu' star David Carradine June 13, 2013The Hollywood Museum is celebrating the legacy of the late David Carradine, who was best known for his role in the 1970s TV series, "Kung Fu" and for his title role in Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" martial arts flicks.
- Kung fu master suspected of murder June 4, 2013POLICE are investigating a Spanish kung fu master for murder after a woman's screams led them to find suspected human bones in his gym.
- 'Kung Fu Divas' Trailer Starring Marian Rivera and Ai-Ai delas Alas June 3, 2013'Kung Fu Divas' Trailer Starring Marian Rivera and Ai-Ai delas Alas From Reality Entertainment and The O & Co. Picture Factory Inc. comes a movie that is **visually-stunning, superbly-photographed, marvelously-designed, meticulously-executed and brilliantly-cast entitled " Kung Fu Divas " featuring two of Philippine showbiz' wel […]
- Kung fu master publishes secrets May 21, 2013It's the staple of almost every kung fu action film ever made: the hero is targeted for revenge after teaching the deadly and closely guarded secrets of the martial art to outsiders and, even worse, foreigners.
Latest Self Defense News from Yahoo
- Tri-Valley letters: Self-defense that's effective a must June 20, 2013Self-defense that's effective is a necessityLarry Thompson's letter, "Owning a gun not so brave," (May 30) quotes a previous letter writer who, "tried to tell us that hiding behind the barrel of a gun constitutes bravery.
- VIDEO: How often are guns used in self-defense vs. crimes? Ask USA TODAY June 20, 2013How are guns used more: violent crimes or self-defense? Susan Page, USA TODAY's Washington bureau chief, answers this reader question. Have a question of your own? Send it using #askusatoday. Or e-mail email@example.com.
- Self defense can keep joggers safe June 19, 2013Since Sunday's attack on a woman in the Bosque, self defense experts are recommending that people who frequent those areas should learn some form of defense to protect themselves from would be attackers.
- Eliot Armand Glenn: Quinn's Self-Defense June 19, 2013In response to vicious hate crimes against LGBT New Yorkers, City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn is sponsoring an insulting series of classes in "street smarts" and self-defense. As a policy response to these tragedies, Quinn's offer is inadequate and inappropriate.
- Solano DA: Officers acted in self-defense in fatal shooting June 13, 2013VALLEJO - Two Vallejo police officers acted in self-defense when they fatally shot one man and wounded another in September, Solano County District Attorney Donald du Bain said in a 15-page report Wednesday.
- Self-defense training for Kenyan girls reduces rape, Stanford/Packard study finds June 12, 2013( Stanford University Medical Center ) Rape is shockingly common in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, where as many as one in four adolescent girls are raped each year. But a short self-defense course can dramatically reduce the girls' vulnerability to sexual assault, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Ch […]
- In Stiletto Killing, Woman Claims Self-Defense June 11, 2013A stiletto killing in self-defense -- where to begin with this grisly fashion faux pas? A research professor of women's health issues at the University of Houston was found dead early Sunday, after he was stabbed with a stiletto heel.
- Self defense v. murder at heart of George Zimmerman trial June 11, 2013Self-defense or murder?
- Self-Defense or Murder? Zimmerman Goes on Trial June 10, 2013By Dana Ford (CNN) — Self-defense or murder? That’s the question at the heart of the trial of George Zimmerman,...
- Self-defense or murder? George Zimmerman goes on trial June 10, 2013SEMINOLE COUNTY, FL — Self-defense or murder? That’s the question at the heart of the trial of George Zimmerman, a...