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Judo Olympian Rick Hawn on his MMA Decisions: “No regrets”

Posted on 15 January 2012 by DrAnnMaria

In 2004, a young judo player named Karo Parisyan had the opportunity to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials. Instead, he chose to pursue mixed martial arts and the opportunity to compete in the UFC. Karo said in an interview recently that he had been asked the same question about “35,000 times” about whether he ever wished he had chosen differently. He said that he never regretted it once. Judo did not pay his bills. It cost him money. He took his judo skills to the UFC instead of the Olympic trials, a move which he believes was best for both him and the sport of judo.

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38 Facts You Should Know About Taekwondo

Posted on 30 August 2011 by Tony Hackerott

Here are 38 facts about Taekwondo that you may not know.

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Could MMA become an Olympic Sport?

Posted on 17 January 2011 by Raphael Garcia

Mixed martial arts as a sport that is continuing to grow and expand. Looking around the world, more and more locations are legalizing the sport. While MMA still has its opponents and those that stand in its way, promotions such as the UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator and DREAM continue to look for ways to further its change and development.

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