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53 min ago | Sherdog

Pushing Boundaries

No matter the strength of the grassroots feminist movement in MMA, one basic principle holds true when it comes to marketing fights featuring women to a predominately male audience: Sex sells. It explains why Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate did a promo in their best eveningwear prior to their first meeting in Strikeforce .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Roy Nelson

11 hrs ago | Benalla Ensign

Rochester juniors win kumite tie

Kyokushin Karate Club students competing in Bendigo were Jayvier Horkings, Luke Dimovski, Jude Mussared, Connor Gallagher, sensei Colin McHardy, Dana Mussared, Olivia Dimovski and Jessica Horkings. Photo submitted The under 14 girls were the standouts with Rochester's Olivia Dimovski and Jessica Horkings taking first and second respectively in the Kumite.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Johnstown hosts International Martial Arts Expo

On Aug. 22 and 23, Pazzaglia's Kenpo Karate hosted its second annual International Martial Arts Expo, featuring the Legendary Benny "The Jet" Urquidez and seven other presenters from across the globe. Urquidez is a prominent full contact fighter, who boasts a record of nearly 200 professional full contact fights without a defeat.

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Related Topix: Kempo, Martial Arts

Detroit News

Thousands display karate skills in championship event this weekend

Every stance was a sharp cut through the air, punctuated before by a 'kiai' or short yell, as she worked her way through her choreographed musical forms. Young, 19, has been practicing karate for 11 years, and has even turned her dedication to the martial art into a career back home in Barrie, Ont.

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The Coast News

Teen takes gold in Pan American Karate competition

While most teenagers were spending their summers soaking up the sun, 14-year-old Kacie Pou was training three to four hours a day to compete in the Olympic sanctioned Pan American karate tournament in Lima, Peru. Her hard work and dedication paid off.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Girija Prasad Memorial karate from today

The fourth Girija Prasad Koirala Memorial National Open Karate Tournament is all set to kick off from Saturday in Kathmandu. Nepal Shito-ryu Karate Do Association's chapter in Lainchaur is the organizer of the tournament.

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Examiner.com

Use Door Reinforcement to beef up your Home Security

Though there's no such thing as a 100 percent burglar-proof home, there's also no such thing as a burglar who has the skills of Mission Impossible's Ethan Hunt, Spiderman or the Hulk, either. With enough security measures, you can almost make your home burglar-proof.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sherdog

California Becomes First State to Adopt Youth Pankration Rules, Regulations

In an effort to move away from unsanctioned events involving adolescents, the California State Athletic Commission approved the United States Fight League to oversee and regulate youth Pankration statewide. California is the first state in the nation to adopt youth Pankration rules and regulations.

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Daily Mail

Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown fined $8,200 for karate kick on...

'Welbeck is not in the same league as Rooney and Van Persie and that is why we sold him'... as Arsenal's A 16m man settles in at his new club, Van Gaal delivers his brutal assessment of former striker He got the ball once and it was in the net... Lethal Falcao an instant hit at Old Trafford as Van Gaal lauds United signing Khan's lawyers in US and UK fight to have his visa reinstated ahead of Mayweather bout after boxer was turned back at Manchester Airport 'I hope to stay in Manchester for many years and make history at this club': Falcao eyes long-term stay at United WATCH The Ox mock 'Dat Guy Welbz', and then speak in Spanish, as slap-happy Serge targets Ozil AND Wilshere in behind-the-scenes footage from Arsenal shoot Van Gaal is strict and direct, but I am happy to be working with him again, says Blind after Old Trafford switch His former lover is suing him, 50 Cent is trying to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Martial Arts, Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger

Northern Daily Leader

Tamworth youngster gets a kick out of title

TAMWORTH karate kid Caitlin Brooker took on 20 others and came out on top at the AMAC State Karate Titles in Lidcombe last Saturday. TAMWORTH karate kid Caitlin Brooker took on 20 others and came out on top at the AMAC State Karate Titles in Lidcombe last Saturday.

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Kotaku

Well, This Is an Elaborate Way to Press "Enter"

Rika Usami, the majestic karateka , is back. Instead of only showing her karate kata skills, this time she's here to also show an elaborate way to press "enter."

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ESPN

Lanning claims he never spoke with Brown

Browns punter Spencer Lanning was confused when he heard that Steelers returner Antonio Brown had talked to him Sunday in Pittsburgh about Brown's karate kick to Lanning's facemask. "I've heard that's what he said," Lanning said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Spencer Lanning, NFL Players, Pittsburgh Steelers, Antonio Brown, Martial Arts

Fiji Times

Seven gold target

Calm before the storm...the Papua New Guinea karate team after a training session in Suva yesterday. Picture: JONE LUVENITOGA NEW Caledonia has set its sights on winning seven gold medals at the Oceania Karate Championships which begins today at the Vodafone Arena in Suva.

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Islington Gazette

Islington black belt wins three medals at Manchester karate tournament

Islington veteran Syed Haider Mannan collected two gold medals and a silver at the Free Style Karate Open Grand Championships in Manchester. The 52-year-old, a 7th dan black belt from Newington Green, won gold in his age group for both the Over-85kg point fighting and the kata soft style categories.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Bothell Reporter

Evergreen Karate and Jiu-Jitsu grand re-opening on Main Street in Bothell Sept. 11

Evergreen Karate and Jiu-Jitsu has its grand re-opening at its new location on Main Street in Bothell on Sept. 11, at 5 p.m. "We are so excited for the ribbon-cutting ceremony," said Bryan Alvarez, who runs the Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program.

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MobyGames

New Game: Karate King

Karate King is a side view single screen beat 'em up in the same style as The Way of the Exploding Fist , as you must either try to beat the computer or another player. Using different joystick combinations, each player has various amounts of moves including punches, kicks and jumping and for every good hit the player gets a point.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

UWE News

Sporting talent celebrated in new Wall of Fame at UWE Bristol

Rower Pete Reed ; Footballer Stef Oliver ;Squash player Mohammed el-Shorbagy and current student Rory Kavanagh are just four of the 29 athletes whose achievements are to be celebrated on the Centre for Sport 's new Wall of Fame. Inspired by the 2012 London Olympics, The Wall of Fame was created to highlight UWE Bristol's sporting excellence by showcasing the achievements of UWE Bristol elite athletes past, present and future.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Pete Reed, Martial Arts

HeraldNet

a A life-changing experiencea : Two athletes from Lake Stevens club compete for U.S. karate team

At a time of year when many friends are playing football, soccer, volleyball and other team sports, a group of Snohomish County young people - teen-agers mostly, but some are younger - is enjoying a less visible but certainly no less challenging sport. Karate, a martial art that originated on the Japanese island of Okinawa, has become not only a popular form of self-defense, but also a highly competitive sport.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

TV Diary quiz: What do you remember about martial arts films?

When a bullied teenager turns to a handyman to teach him karate, the results are life-transforming. Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita star in "The Karate Kid" at 8 tonight on ABC Family.

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Fabsugar

Phillip Lim Earned a Black Belt in Fashion

Typically, it's largely the accessories that have our eyes fixed on the 3.1 Phillip Lim runway, but for Spring 2015 the label had other shapes in mind. Far from quirky clutches and mega boots, impeccably tailored silhouettes rocked the runway.

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