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Let’s get ready to wrassle in Pyongyang!

Following the glory of his 1995 pay-per-view special Collision in Korea, attended by over 150,000 obedient North Korean citizens (but more like 350,000 if you ask the North Koreans) in Pyongyang, Japanese former pro-wrestler turned pro-wrestling promoter, vitamin water and condom salesman, who does some politics on the side Kanji “Antonio” Inoki is in the midst of putting on his second international professional wrestling showcase in North Korea. Inoki not only put on the first Collision in Korea, North Korea’s first attempt to gather up the world’s top pro-fighters, he headlined it. Instead of the world’s top fighters, they got Ric Flair getting his ass kicked by Inoki. George Foreman turned down the offer to participate. The line-up was mostly...

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Benson Henderson Takes the UFC Lightweight Title

Smiling with his mother who seems to play a huge role in his life, Benson Henderson took the UFC Lightweight title from Frankie Edgar is an epic battle. Using his size and energy, Henderson battered Edgar for five rounds and took the decision. Half Korean and half African American, Henderson was raised by his mother who seems to be his biggest fan. (Sherdog – Benson Henderson)  

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Big Country In Japan Eats Blowfish Gonads

[youtube]yQ1a7EM6GSE[/youtube]   Roy Nelson, MMA Fighter who’s known as Big Country is in Japan reporting. It’s amazing that the UFC would send this guy of all people to Japan. On the verge of maybe getting cut from the promotion, he’s getting airtime and is doing an ESPN video blog. He eats blowfish balls, goes to a temple, and checks into a capsule hotel. Yeah right, he’s staying there and it’s sort of Japan 101, but at the same time, he’s perfect to do this, and he’s not even fighting. (ESPN – Roy Nelson)  

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The evolution of MMA fighting in Japan

  The UFC is going to Japan so here’s a story that chronicles the evolution of MMA fighting in Japan. For you newbs to the MMA scene, this is actually important. It’s loaded with video so you’ll be able to get a quick sample of the hybrid wrestling / fighting, which then turned into different forms of MMA which still exist today. There is the K-1 which is all stand up mixed martial arts and there’s “everything else MMA”. (Bloodyelbow – MMA in Japan) Bas Rutten, now a commentator and trainer explains his first fight in Japan. [youtube]7UkuIJ_RLoU[/youtube]

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Random Task Will be Serving Life in Prison

Random Task from Austin Powers is now behind bars for life for a torture (rape), sodomy and more. This man was an MMA freak show very early on in the game, and looked to have found a career as a character extra. His accomplice took a plea and is serving 17 years, but this man… is in for life. This man is a comical freak and we’ll see how he does in prison. We can’t say, “what a waste of talent,” but he’s now set for what he did. Imagine, he also used to act like a preacher (perhaps he really was one) and would walk out with a cross in his MMA matches. (LA Times – Joe Son) Want...

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