MMA

Bo Schembechler
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Claressa Shields stunned the fight world, getting a third round TKO in her MMA debut last night. Also, the show addresses the press conference of Matt Schembechler, son of famed Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler, who detailed abuse by former doctor Robert Anderson. 


Claressa Shields
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We dive into the MMA debut of Flint's own, famed boxer Claressa Shields, tonight! How will she fare? Also, Tom Izzo opens up about a possible retirement timeline, as well as his former point guard Keith Appling, who has been charged with murder. 


LeBron James
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College basketball coaching legend Mike Krzyzewski is calling it a career. Why are so many leaving the college game right now? Also, we recap the NBA playoffs and the elimination of the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers at the hands of the Phoenix Suns. 


Lansing Area Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Know The Impact Of Strong Coaching And Preparation

May 25, 2021
MMA
Darin Baydoun

EAST LANSING, Mich.- The fighters are normally the marquee stars in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).

Michigan State Students Weigh In On Changes In Mixed Martial Arts Interest

May 7, 2021
MMA
Darin Baydoun

We analyze the fandom of MMA during the pandemic. 

Lansing MMA Fighter Mando Gutierrez Has No Doubts Following First Loss

Apr 12, 2021
UFC
Mando Gutierrez

Gutirrez looks to bounce back from loss, plus training and bouts hampered by pandemic.

Juwan Howard
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The Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament is now set, and the Michigan Wolverines are still rolling. We recap the madness of March! 


Michigan State Mixed Martial Arts Club Fights For Post-COVID Success

Feb 24, 2021
MMA
Alex Shimoon

The student-run club has struggled during the COVID-19 shutdown of campus activities, but the love of the sport still burns.

Local MMA Fighter Armando “El Toro” Gutierrez Looks To Reach The Sport’s Highest Levels

Jan 4, 2021
UFC
Armando Gutierrez

Gutierrez, who also works as a local barber, has found a home in Lansing and as a MMA fighter on the verge of stardom. 

Ronald Mann
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day we pay tribute to one of our most memorable guests; amputee MMA fighter Ronald Mann. Mann was a former United States Army emergency room medic who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident during time off duty. Mann captured the Korea-wide Army Tae Kwon Do championship for his division, using martial arts as his release and main purpose in life. 

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