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Reader's Blogs tagged with 'boxing'

Saturday's NAFC "Uprising" Features Woman's MMA

This Saturday night, September 20th, North American Fighting Championship (NAFC) returns to Milwaukee's historic Rave Eagles Ballroom with "Uprising" MMA. An action packed amateur and professional fight card drawing the region's top talent will entertain the loyal fans of the Brew City ...

The Rise of the Female Fighter - Knockout Kings Kickboxing Showcases Women Warriors

The Rise of the Female FighterKnockout Kings Kickboxing Showcases Women WarriorsWhy did it take this long? What was it that kept female fighters off mainstream airwaves and basically hidden in the shadows, out of view from the general public until just recently? It was predominantly, us. We, us, ...

5 Great Reasons to Attend Knockout Kings Kickboxing Next Friday

5 Great Reasons to Attend Knockout Kings Kickboxing Next FridayLooking for a fun night out filled with non-stop action? Want something to quench your thirst for high-energy good times? All Fish Fried out and just need a change of pace?  Here are 5 great reasons why you should make plans to a...

Girl Power Hits Milwaukee Friday! Women's MMA Knocking Down Stereotypes, Attracting New Fans

 Girl Power Hits Milwaukee Friday! Women's MMA Knocking Down Stereotypes, Attracting New Fans      Thursday, January 30, 2014 (Milwaukee, WI) There was a very good reason ESPN put Ronda Rousey, the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, on the cover of their 2012...

Sergio Pettis-James Porter Set for Saturday's NAFC Headliner

Is there a hotter gym in MMA right now than Roufusport? Is there currently a hotter competitor in the sport than Anthony "Showtime" Pettis?The answers to those questions are certainly debatable, but what isn't debatable is the fact that the Milwaukee-based fight team helmed by striking ...

Roufusport Firmly Establishes Milwaukee As Mecca Of MMA

Is there a hotter gym in MMA right now than Milwaukee's Roufusport? Is there currently a hotter competitor in the sport than Anthony “Showtime” Pettis? Is there a hotter city at the epicenter of the sport right now than Milwaukee?The answers to those questions are certainly debatable,...

MMA, "America's Fastest Growing Sport," Returns to Milwaukee Saturday, July 28th

NAFC "WARRIORS" MMA CAGE FIGHTING RETURNS TO MILWAUKEE SATURDAY, JULY 28THMMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighting fans from around the Midwest will be converging on Southeastern Wisconsin Saturday, July 28th, to watch their favorite sport in one of the most unique venues anywhere - ...

(UPDATED BOUT LINEUP) MMA Fans Get Their Fix Saturday at Milwaukee Harley-Davidson

Five MMA Title Fights Highlight NAFC "WI Fighting Championship" Inside Milwaukee Harley-Davidson Saturday NightMMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighting fans from around the Midwest will be converging on Southeastern Wisconsin this Saturday, June 9th, to watch their favorite sport in ...

Milwaukee's Duke Roufus named to USA Today's "Top 20 Powers in MMA" list!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin's native son and combat sports icon Duke Roufus was named today to USA Today's "Top 20 Powers in MMA" list.Roufus is the head coach at Roufusport Martial Arts Academy located at 320 N 76th St in Milwaukee. The complete article of the world's top Mixed Martial A...

NAFC Pro MMA Returns to Potawatomi Bingo Casino Friday, May 6th!

TUF 12 Runner-Up Michael Johnson to Headline NAFC "Mayhem"By:Paul Fladten/WI Combat SportsApril 2, 2011 (Milwaukee, WI USA) Keeping with tradition, the upcoming North American Fighting Championship (NAFC) MMA cage fighting event "Mayhem" in May will feature a notable national ...

Milwaukee's Roufusport Voted Versus.com's "Top MMA Gym in America"

Monday, March 28, 2011 (Milwaukee, WI USA) Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Roufusport Academy defeated California's famed Renzo Gracie Academy to win Versus.com's "America's Top MMA Gym" tournament it was announced today.The Versus.com/MMA "Top MMA Gym" contest and original list of ...

Milwaukee's Roufusport Makes Finals of Versus.com's Top MMA Gym's Contest!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Roufusport Academy took care of business last week in their Final Four showdown against the famed Renzo Gracie Academy, advancing to the finals of Versus.com's "America's Top MMA Gym" tournament.Roufusport now faces California's Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jit...

Award Season Reviews: The Fighter

David O. Russell's THE FIGHTER covers the turbulent career of "Irish" Micky Ward and the tribulations of his half-brother and trainer, Dick Ecklund. Boxing, as a sport, is ripe for dramatic adaptations. It's bloody, brutal and most who make it to the professional level have dedicate...