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Monster Energy to Support Local Mixed Martial Arts Community
May 26, 2021
Monster Energy to Support Local Mixed Martial Arts Community

Monster Energy and the Caribbean Bottling Company (Bahamas) Ltd, official distributor of Monster Energy in The Bahamas, are happy to support the local mixed martial arts community by providing limited edition Monster gear and Monster Energy beverages to Empire MMA.

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April 30, 2016
Local Mixed Martial Arts federation looks to join IMMAF

The governing body of mixed martial arts in The Bahamas looks to build on its recent success and take things to a new level by joining the sport's international governing body.

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November 12, 2014
Grandmaster Penn inducted into martial arts hall of fame

Grandmaster Alex Penn is now a member of the International Four Winds Martial Arts Association hall of fame.
Last weekend, Penn was inducted into the hall and given the Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award, which is a symbol of a life-long dedication to martial arts in The Bahamas, during the association's Battle of The Bahamas tournament in Freeport, Grand Bahama.
Grandmaster Penn has been fighting...

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November 15, 2013
Grandmaster Penn touts martial arts as best to inspire discipline

One of the leading sports figures, involved in martial arts in The Bahamas, is advocating that his fraternity is best suited to bring a level of discipline to the country that would aid our social problems greatly. Grandmaster Alex Penn, who heads the Nisei Goju Ryu Program here in The Bahamas, during a recent interview, pronounced martial arts as the key to restoring social order.
"Martial arts i...

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September 05, 2013
Empire Mixed Martial Arts (EMMA) Team training session

To the novice watching an Empire Mixed Martial Arts (EMMA) Team training session, it may seem like brute fighting and violence. Upon closer inspection, one will discover that the team is engaging in mixed martial arts, a sport where participants use exceptional skill and technique...

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July 31, 2013
Shaolin Monks Arrive in Bahamas for Dazzling Martial Arts Performance

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The Henan Cultural Performing arts group arrived in New Providence on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, bringing along with them, some of the best Shaolin martial arts performing monks, and some of the nimblest acrobats in China for a breathtaking exhibition...

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July 09, 2013
Mixed Martial Arts 'King' Anderson Silva dethroned

I hate being right. Well, sometimes... rarely. Anyway, my good buddy and huge Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fan Simone asked me what was going to happen with Anderson Silva's (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) middleweight championship fight against the impressive Chris Weidman (10-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC).
I told her, "you know what? I think Silva will underestimate Weidman. I think he will get shocked."
Now, Weidman is etc...

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May 28, 2013
May was a busy month for the mixed martial arts

This has been a busy month for the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA).
The discussion of steroid use has once again reared its ugly head, the most recent lobby to legalize the sport in New York is apparently not going well, the world's only transgender fighter is once again preparing for a fight, and the 'Boston Bombers' have ties to MMA.
Just recently, MMA legend Vitor Belfort's latest win against...

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March 16, 2013
Boxing commission looks to assist mixed martial arts in Grand Bahama

Minister of Grand Bahama Michael Darville recently expressed a desire to work with the national boxing program to the fullest, particularly regarding the sport in his island.
It was at an introductory meeting with the New Providence-based government-appointed body that the minister offered the assistance of his office. The outlook is special for Freeman Thurston, who heads a mixed martial arts pro...

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