James Krause News

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Sean Strickland believes James Krause "should never be back allowed in the UFC and they should close down his gym" due to gambling scandal

Cole Shelton - December 7, 2022

Sean Strickland doesn’t think James Krause should be allowed back in the UFC. Krause is under blast due to the fight between Darrick Minner and Shayilan Nuerdanbieke. The fight saw a lot of unusual gambling activity and with that, the UFC started to investigate the matter while the Nevada State Athletic Commission has since suspended his license. To add to that, the UFC has since revealed that any fighter Krause trains are no longer allowed to fight in the UFC, while the investigation is going on.

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Fighting Alliance Championship has barred James Krause from cornering or attending FAC 17 due to UFC betting scandal

Cole Shelton - December 6, 2022

Fighting Alliance Championship has banned James Krause from cornering or attending their FAC 17 event on Friday. The regional show takes place in Missouri and was airing on Fight Pass with the events being called James Krause’s FAC. However, due to the batting scandal involving Krause and that the investigation is still ongoing, Fight Pass has removed the event from their schedule.

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Matt Brown discusses the recent betting scandal surrounding James Krause and the UFC: “I’ve never seen anything like this”

Susan Cox - December 6, 2022

Matt Brown is discussing the recent betting scandal surrounding James Krause and the UFC. James Krause, retired fighter and veteran coach at Glory MMA and Fitness Gym in Missouri is currently under suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission as an ongoing investigation into betting irregularities is underway.

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Josh Thomson

Josh Thomson reveals James Krause had devices taken and could have legal issues regarding betting scandal: "It's racketeering"

Josh Evanoff - December 5, 2022

UFC veteran Josh Thomson has given a glimpse into James Krause‘s ongoing scandal. The head of Glory MMA and former welterweight contender has been under fire over the last month. The controversy all stems from a bout in November between Darrick Minner and Shayilan Nuerdanbieke. In that outing, the latter won by first-round TKO. The Nebraska native and Krause-coached fighter went down just over a minute in due to injury.

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Jake Paul takes shot at Dana White over UFC James Krause suspension and investigation: "Ironic isn't it"

Josh Evanoff - December 2, 2022

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul is taking his victory lap over Dana White and the UFC. ‘The Problem Child’ is fresh off his unanimous decision victory over Anderson Silva in October. The bout was the most back-and-forth of the YouTuber’s career thus far. However, an eighth-round knockdown for Paul sealed his win over ‘The Spider’.

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UFC announces any fighter that trains under James Krause will not be permitted to fight

Cole Shelton - December 2, 2022

The UFC has released a statement on the James Krause situation. On November 5, a featherweight fight between Shayilan Nuerdanbieke and Darrick Minner took place. Minner – who is coached by Krause – was the betting underdog but in the hours before the fight, a ton of money came in on Nuerdanbieke to win and to win by KO.

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After being pulled from coaching at UFC Vegas 65, New Jersey Gaming Enforcement bans any betting involving James Krause

Josh Evanoff - November 21, 2022

UFC fighter-turned-coach James Krause continues to be embroiled in controversy. The Missouri native was an active UFC roster member from 2013 to 2022. The former welterweight contender faced names such as Jorge Masvidal and Bobby Green. He ultimately retired earlier this year, having been out of the octagon since a 2020 win over Claudio Silva.

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Megan Anderson accuses former head coach James Krause and UFC reporter Laura Sanko of having an affair: "You should look at Sanko about that"

Josh Evanoff - November 10, 2022

Former UFC women’s featherweight contender Megan Anderson has discussed her split from Glory MMA. The Australian has been out of the cage since her loss to Amanda Nunes in March 2021. Following that defeat, Anderson parted ways with the UFC. While many expected her to possibly head to PFL or Bellator, she instead stayed on the sidelines.

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 90 with James Krause, Devin Clark, David Onama, Tyson Nam, and Ode Osbourne

Cole Shelton - August 9, 2022

The 90th episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com with host Cole Shelton is live ahead of UFC San Diego. We’re first joined by MMA coach James Krause (1:48). Next, UFC light heavyweight Devin Clark (12:31) comes on. UFC featherweight David Onama (25:48) then stops by. Closing out the program are UFC flyweights Tyson Nam (36:07) and Ode Osbourne (47:40).

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Coach James Krause announces MMA retirement: "You're never going to see me fight again"

Josh Evanoff - August 1, 2022

UFC welterweight James Krause is officially done as an active competitor. The 36-year-old has been out of the cage since a win over Claudio Silva in October 2020. The win was his seventh, in his last eight contests. The sole defeat was a controversial decision loss to Trevin Giles at UFC 247, where Krause stepped up on one-day notice.

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James Krause says he has "no intention or desire" to fight again but would "if the perfect scenario was put in front of me"

Cole Shelton - July 6, 2022

James Krause won’t say he is retired but says it is unlikely he will fight again. Krause has not fought since October of 2020 when he beat Claudio Silva by decision. He took that fight and the fight prior on short notice as he has been busy coaching. Although he has not officially retired he says it is unlikely he will step into the Octagon again.

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James Krause believes it will take a "more well-rounded" fighter than Kai Kara-France to beat Brandon Moreno

Cole Shelton - July 5, 2022

Brandon Moreno will have a new head coach in his corner at UFC 277 and it will be James Krause. Moreno has spent the majority of his career at Entram Gym, including having them in his corner when he won UFC gold. Yet, he revealed he needed a change and decided to go to Glory MMA and train under Krause.

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James Krause says he made a "huge coaching error" at UFC Vegas 39 that will "haunt" him for some time

Chris Taylor - October 9, 2021

James Krause says he made a “huge coaching error” at UFC Vegas 39 that will wind up haunting him for some time to come. Krause (28-8 MMA), a current UFC welterweight fighter, was on coaching duties for tonight’s men’s flyweight bout between his pupil Tim Elliott and opponent Matheus Nicolau.

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James Krause invites Julia Avila to train with him after she was kicked out of her gym

Adam D Martin - March 25, 2021

UFC welterweight James Krause invited women’s bantamweight fighter Julia Avila to train with him after she was kicked out of her gym. It’s been a tough week for Avila, to say the least. “Raging Panda” was supposed to fight at UFC Vegas 22 last Saturday, but the fight was scratched during the weigh-ins when her opponent, Julija Stoliarenko, fainted twice on the scale. Not only did Avila’s fight fall off, but she also took to social media the next day to announce that she had been booted out of her gym, the Oklahoma Martial Arts Academy, though she didn’t explain why she had been kicked out of the gym. Regardless, Avila is now looking for a new gym to call home.

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Watch the corner advice from James Krause that inspired Grant Dawson’s last second KO over Leonardo Santos

Adam D Martin - March 23, 2021

UFC welterweight James Krause gave his pupil, lightweight prospect Grant Dawson, an incredible pep talk before he KOed Leonardo Santos. Krause, the head trainer at Glory MMA & Fitness, has been getting lots of attention in the past year or so, not for his fighting skills, but for his coaching skills. The head trainer for numerous UFC fighters including Tim Elliott, Darrick Minner, and Kevin Croom, Krause has shown an incredible ability to be a teacher and a motivator. We saw that on display first hand once again this weekend when he was in the corner of the top prospect Dawson.

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Joaquin Buckley

James Krause says UFC declined his offer to fight Joaquin Buckley twice: "It's dead in the water"

Adam Martin - February 24, 2021

James Krause says the UFC matchmakers twice declined his offer to fight Joaquin Buckley, and he thinks the matchup’s “dead in the water” now. Krause and Buckley have had tension for quite a while now due to previous issues at gyms in the Kansas City area, and both men have expressed interest in potentially fighting each other for several months. Calls for the fight became especially loud after Buckley knocked out Impa Kasanganay last fall with an insane head kick. However, the UFC did not book the fight between Buckley and Krause, instead choosing to match up Buckley with other opponents such as Jordan Wright and Alessio Di Chirico in an effort to build him into a contender at middleweight. Those efforts shot up into flames when Buckley himself was the victim of a brutal KO by di Chirico.

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Diego Sanchez calls out James Krause for 'talking bad' on mentor Josh Fabia

Drake Riggs - January 5, 2021

James Krause isn’t the first person in the MMA world to have an opinion on Diego Sanchez’s coach, Josh Fabia — now they’ve agreed to fight. After catching wind of Krause’s comments regarding the “clown” Fabia, Sanchez was none too pleased. As a result, “The Nightmare” took to Instagram where he sent Krause a direct message challenging him to a bout. Never one to back down, Krause accepted and noted that Fabia could “get this work” as well.

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Joaquin Buckley

James Krause claims he's requested Joaquin Buckley fight twice, manager responds

Tom Taylor - November 26, 2020

James Krause says he’s requested a matchup with surging UFC middleweight prospect Joaquin Buckley on two separate occasions. After consecutive highlight reel knockouts of Impa Kasanganay and Jordan Wright, Buckley is one of the hottest prospects in MMA at present. Krause, however, isn’t impressed by the middleweight, and has made no secret of that fact, repeatedly sharing criticisms on social media and in interviews.

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