Taekwondo is not about points in MMA.
That is what Valerie Loureda is hoping to prove when she makes her Bellator debut this Saturday in Connecticut, which will air on Paramount Network and stream on DAZN. She will face Colby Fletcher in her professional debut. Continue reading Valerie Loureda Ready to Show a New Side of Taekwondo
365 women from across the planet are heading to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to represent their countries in hand to hand combat sports in the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. Among the returning athletes are 13 gold medalists looking to repeat their success.
Team USA is stacked with talent with Boxing Gold Medalist Claressa Shields (see above) and Judo Gold Medlaist Kayla Harrison leading the way.
Wrestling will also introduce two more weight categories this year.
All Team USA female combat sports except Taekwondo will be broadcast on NBCSN (usually on tape delays and only featured matches). All sports will stream live on the NBC Sports app and NBCOlympics.com.
Action starts August 6th with the Judo’s 48kg championship. Continue reading Women’s Olympic Combat Coverage 2016