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Duane Ludwig Reacts To Jorge Masvidal Passing Him For Fastest KO Win In UFC

Duane Ludwig is no longer a UFC record holder. Back in 2006, he knocked out Jonathan Goulet in just six seconds. And for just over 13 years his record stood until Jorge Masvidal knocked out Ben Askren in five seconds at UFC 239. Now, the MMA coach reacted to...

Duane Ludwig Responds To T.J. Dillashaw’s USADA Suspension

T.J. Dillashaw's longtime coach and friend Duane Ludwig has spoken out on his fighter's suspension. Dillashaw relinquished his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight gold following a failed drug test under the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Yesterday (April 9), USADA revealed that Dillashaw's...

Duane Ludwig Believes T.J. Dillashaw is Best Mixed Martial Artist Ever

Duane Ludwig believes his fighter is at the top of the mountain as a mixed martial artist. Dillashaw is coming off a successful defense of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title. Dillashaw earned a first-round TKO victory over Cody Garbrandt in a rematch. This is the first successful title...

Duane Ludwig on T.J. Dillashaw’s Next Challenger: ‘I Focus on What I Can Control’ (Exclusive)

Duane Ludwig isn't one to worry about things outside of his control. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bruiser is now recognized by many as one of the top mixed martial arts coaches. His BANG Muay Thai Martial Arts System has helped many high-level fighters succeed in competition. He recently...

Duane Ludwig Praises Cody Garbrandt: ‘He is a Tough Character’

Former Team Alpha Male coach Duane Ludwig and TJ Dillashaw were involved in a well-documented schism with Cody Garbrandt, Uriah Faber and many of his former teammates At UFC 217 earlier this month, arch-rivals Dillashaw and Garbrandt finally had a chance to settle their differences inside the Octagon. While Dillashaw came...

Duane Ludwig on Johnson vs. Dillashaw: ‘I Think it Needs to Happen’

Duane Ludwig wants to see his fighter T.J. Dillashaw compete against Demetrious Johnson. It's no secret that Dillashaw has wanted to take on the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world. "Mighty Mouse" recently broke Anderson Silva's record for most consecutive successful title defenses in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) history. Meanwhile,...

Duane Ludwig on Team Alpha Male Trashtalk: Its Not Highschool Anymore

Duane Ludwig and TJ Dillashaw have been embroiled in a bitter war of words with Cody Garbrandt and Team Alpha Male ever since Dillashaw left his former team with Ludwig That beef was enough to set a date for a showdown between Dillashaw and "No Love" for the champion's 135-pound...

Duane Ludwig Feels Dominick Cruz ‘Looked Off’ Against Cody Garbrandt

Dominick Cruz didn't look like himself against Cody Garbrandt, at least that's what T.J. Dillashaw's coach Duane Ludwig thinks. For Ludwig, something was amiss with Cruz on Dec. 30, 2016. On that night, "The Dominator" defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title against "No Love" in the co-main event...

Cody Garbrandt Agrees With Conor McGregor ‘100%’ on Dillashaw

The famous words of Conor McGregor have been endorsed by an unlikely source. Cast your mind back to when  TJ Dillashaw made his much publicised jump from Team Alpha Male to ex-UFC fighter (and Alpha Male stalwart) Duane Ludwig's camp in 2015. The man who has come to be known as...

Duane Ludwig: ‘It’s Time’ for Urijah Faber to Retire from MMA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1W-5_tZiINw K-1 and UFC fighter turned coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig has had a contentious relationship with Urijah Faber ever since "The California Kid" hired him as head coach of Team Alpha Male, eventually blowing up when Ludwig left to go home and start his own gym. In the last few...

Bang Ludwig On Faber Getting Shot At Cruz: “It’s Just A Favor From The UFC”

There's no secret that former Team Alpha Male coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig isn't the biggest Urijah Faber fan. The two have verbally sparred with each other dating back to Ludwig's decision to leave Faber's team, which also saw the only UFC champion in team history, T.J. Dillashaw, leave as...

T.J. Dillashaw Willing to Fight Urijah Faber, Banned From Team Alpha Male

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9fZxcysNrA On Monday, UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw appeared on Ariel Helwani's MMA Hour. In light of comments made by Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber, he further opened up about his departure from Alpha Male for Elevation Fight Team in Denver, Colorado. That includes the issue of whether he'd...

Bas Rutten Talks About Protege Duane Ludwig’s War With Urijah Faber

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m4cBVxcGjU Bas Rutten, the host of Inside MMA, UFC Hall of Famer, former UFC Heavyweight Champion, former Pride FC announcer, and overall MMA legend, joined the folks at Submission Radio (embedded above) for a new interview. Among the topics covered was the latest goings on with his protege, Duane "Bang"...

T.J. Dillashaw Leaves Team Alpha Male For Elevation Fight Team

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxrPM1Q-Xeg Earlier today, Globo reported that UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw was leaving Team Alpha Male for a gym in Colorado, the home of former Alpha Male coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig.Well, it's true, albeit slightly more complicated than that, as Dillashaw explained in a statement to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani: In regards...

Urijah Faber & Duane Ludwig In Another War Of Words

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZ14wR-LN0Q Back in 2012, Urijah Faber was looking to formalize the coaching structure of Team Alpha Male, his gym that had developed a number of fighters, most notably Chad Mendes, T.J. Dillashaw, and Joseph Benavidez. Other than Thonglor "Master Thong" Armatsena, a mysterious Thai man who served as striking coach,there was...