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HyeFighter Georgi Karakhanyan Interview with UL...

November 13, 2009 By admin

King Georgi- At age 24 Georgi Karakhanyan is MMA ‘s best unsigned prospect – as published in ULTMMA Riverside, CA- HyeFighter Georgi Karakhanyan is on the brink of greatness. For a fighter in his mid-20s he is surprisingly humble about his MMA accomplishments. Twelve wins one loss and one draw don’t jump off the

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Revenge Muay Thai Match – 12/13/09

November 13, 2009 By admin

HyeFighter Vardan Mnatsakanyan will be re-matched against Salah for a revenge match from a month ago where Salah narrowly edged Vardan on points. This fight will take place at the Hotel Calipso in Spain and is sure to be full of fireworks!!!

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Glendale Fighting Club – Glendale, CA

November 11, 2009 By admin

About GFC Fitness Why train at GFC Fitness: GFC Fitness provides the most comprehensive training for people of all ages. We provide Karate, kickboxing, Muay Thai, boxing, mixed martial arts, and fitness programs. At GFC not only do we provide classes for our beginners, but also we gear our students towards becoming professional fighters in the styles

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Gokor Chivichyan – MMA

November 10, 2009 By admin

Gokor Chivichyan (Armenian: Գոքոր Չիվիչյան; born 1963 in Yerevan, Armenia) is an Armenian-American Judo, submission grappling, and mixed martial arts instructor. Gokor currently trains professional and amateur fighters at the Hayastan MMA Academy in North Hollywood, CA. Gokor began his training as a young child in Soviet Armenia, winning many national and international junior titles in

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Gokor’s Academy – North Hollywood, CA

November 10, 2009 By admin

Hayastan MMA Academy was founded in 1991 by Martial Arts Legend and Black Belt Hall of Fame Instructor Gokor Chivichyan. Hayastan Dojo quickly established itself as one of the first true MMA (mixed martial arts) clubs in the USA. Classes at the Dojo included NHB (no holds barred) fighting, Sport Judo, and the very popular

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Kahren Harutyunyan – BOXING

November 9, 2009 By admin

Harutyunyan started boxing when he was ten. He learned the fundamentals quickly and moved up the amateur ranks in his native Armenia. After the Harutyunyan family moved to the U.S. in 1997, Kahren immediately made his presence felt. After only two years, he won the 1999 annual U.S. Open Championship at seventeen, and was also

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Vladimir Nikolaevich Yengibaryan – BOXING

November 9, 2009 By admin

Vladimir Nikolaevich Yengibaryan born April 24, 1932 in Yerevan, Armenia is a former welterweight boxer. Yengibaryan trained at Trudovye Rezervy in Yerevan, Armenia. He was an amateur boxer for the USSR, who won the Light welterweight (63.5 kg) gold medal at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic games. In 1957 he became the Honoured Master of Sports of

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Main Event Gym – Glendale, CA

November 9, 2009 By admin

Main Event Sports Club, in Glendale, California, is the premier MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) and Boxing gym in the Los Angeles area. We have world class UFC and MMA fighters and professional and amateur boxers who train at our facilities. In addition, we offer instructions for all levels of athletes, from beginners to intermediate

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Alex Amirian – MUAY THAI

November 8, 2009 By admin

Alex (Oleg) Amirian was born on November 24th of 1969 in Yerevan Armenia. 1983-1986 studied boxing in one of the former Soviet Union’s famous boxing schools managed by Olympic Champion Yengibaryan. 1986 enrolled in army where served in the Special Forces of Russia of St. Petersburg City. Completed special training in the “Self-Defense without weapon”

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HyeFighter Gegard Mousasi TKO’s Sokoudjou...

November 7, 2009 By admin

HyeFighter Gegard Mousasi was tested by an equally athletic Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou until the Strikeforce light heavyweight champion scored a technical knockout 3:43 into the second round of their three-round, non-title contest. Mousasi peppered Sokoudjou early with mostly deflected jabs and high kicks, until Sokoudjou cried foul and grabbed his groin from an inside kick. However,

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HyeFighter Vardan Mnatsakanyan Fights to a Deci...

November 7, 2009 By admin

HyeFIghter Vardan Mnatsakanyan of Spain fights to a very narrow loss on points.

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HyeFighter Amen Petrosyan Loses To Sayok by Nar...

November 7, 2009 By admin

A very narrow decision leads to HyeFighter Armen Petrosyan's loss to Sayok.

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Mousasi vs Sokodju – November 7, 2009

November 6, 2009 By admin

A non-title fight between Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi (26-2-1) and Strikeforce newcomer Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (7-4) has been booked and completes the main-card lineup for the organization’s Nov. 7 debut event on CBS. Sources close to the organization have confirmed with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that the fight has been booked and simply awaits approval from

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HyeFighter Gegard Mousasi Pre-fight Strikeforce...

November 6, 2009 By admin

CHICAGO — While some MMA fans and pundits have proclaimed that Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou doesn’t have what it takes to upset Gegard Mousasi on Saturday night, the current Strikeforce light heavyweight champion isn’t buying into that notion. Mousasi clearly remembers Sokoudjou’s past triumphs over Antonio Rogerio Noguiera and Ricardo Arona in PRIDE, and is intent

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HyeFighter Vartan Gasparyan Fights to a DRAW

November 6, 2009 By admin

Welterweights Pavel Miranda and HyeFighter Vardan Gasparyan fought to a spirited six round majority decision draw. Gasparyan was effective early in the fight as he countered Miranda’s missed punches to the head. Miranda was more active in the second and third rounds, finishing his combinations with left hooks to the body. Undaunted, Gasparyan did his best work

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HyeFighter of the month for October 2009: Giorg...

November 6, 2009 By admin

Congratulations to Giorgio Petrosyan for being named the HyeFighter of the month for October 2009 in recognition of his winning the K1 Max 2009 World Championship.

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HyeFighter of the month for September 2009: Ka...

November 5, 2009 By admin

Congratulation to Karen Darabedyan for being named the HyeFighter of the month for September 2009 in recognition of his KO win at the 1:20 mark of round 1.

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Fight Path: “Thrilla in Manilla” si...

November 5, 2009 By admin

by Kyle Nagel on Nov 05, 2009 at 3:05 pm ET Karen Darabedyan’s engineer father might not have quite imagined the scene when he first enrolled his then-4-year-old son in karate lessons in the family’s Armenian hometown. About 16 years later, Darabedyan entered Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Metro Manilla, Philippines, for his third professional mixed-martial-arts fight. It

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Shawn Yacoubian

November 5, 2009 By admin

I was born on April 24, 1977 in Pasadena where I spent most of my childhood years. My early years of schooling began at an American Private school near my house. I then started attending an Armenian private school by the third grade where I learned how to read, write and strengthen my speech. I

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Edmond Tarverdyan

November 5, 2009 By admin

Born on December 15, 1981 in Kirovakan, Armenia. Edmond started training at age 7 by Ken Arutyunyan in Glendale, CA. He started with Full Contact Karate, Wushu, and Kung Fu. Being very dedicated to the sport he loves he started teaching at his own studio in Glendale, California at age 16. His students have also

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Giorgio Petrosyan

November 5, 2009 By admin

Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan (Armenian:Գեվորգ Պետրոսյան; born December 10, 1985) is professional Italian-Armenian Welterweight kickboxer and martial artist, fighting out of Satori Gladiatorium in Gorizia, Italy. He is the current WMC Intercontinental Middleweight Muay Thai champion and 2009 K-1 World MAX Champion. Biography & Career Born as Gevorg Petrosyan in Yerevan, Armenia, Giorgio started to train Muay

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Vardan Mnatsakanyan

November 5, 2009 By admin

Vardan Derenik Mnatsakanyan was born in Armenia on July 14, 1985.  In 2003 he begins his military service, finishing it in 2005. One year later he would marry and have a son named Deren. In 1995 Vardan begins his sports training and career in the ” International Fudokan Karate-Do “.  And in 1996 he joins  “International

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Gago Drago

November 5, 2009 By admin

Gago Drago (Armenian: Գագո Դրագո; born March 8, 1985) is a professional Dutch-Armenian Welterweight kickboxer and martial artist, fighting out of Alkmaar, Netherlands. He’s known for his punch combinations and unpredictable kicking techniques. Gago currently competes in K1-MAX and trains at Gym Alkmaar under Edwin van Os. Biography & Career Gago Drago was born as Gagik Haroetjunjan

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William Abelyan – BOXING

November 5, 2009 By admin

William started boxing at the age of 12, he started training with the legendary Olympic Bronze Medalist David Torosyan. He started to box professional in 1998. He is an NABO Pro-Boxing Champion. William was a WBO # 1 ranked contender, and he was named fighter of the year in 2005. William is now retierd from

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