| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Holly Holm might be the best challenger to Ronda Rousey’s Ultimate Fighting Championship supremacy. Holm is a former professional boxer and kickboxer who is undefeated after seven mixed martial arts fights.
“I have a lot of respect for Ronda...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Last summer, Kayla Harrison tweeted photos of herself at the hospital -- fresh off knee surgery -- with the words: "The comeback has started."
The 24-year-old Ohio native marked the next stage of that journey on Friday with a bronze medal at the 2014...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:41 PM
In the aftermath of just two minutes and 18 seconds of a professional mixed martial arts career, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey proclaimed herself ready, willing, able and destined to be the next Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:27 PM
LAS VEGAS — If ever there was a doubt to the dominance in which “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey rules the UFC women’s bantamweight division, she answered those doubts with brutal certainty Saturday night.
In all of 16 seconds, Rousey knocked...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Following 15 minutes of a hard-fought Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight bout, Glendale Fighting Club’s Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke thought she would have her hand raised.
Instead, for the first time, Duke was...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Perhaps lost in the dominance that has defined the tour de force that has been Ronda Rousey’s mixed-martial-arts career and subsequent UFC championship reign is the marked improvement in her thus-far superior game.
But in the days leading into...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
UFC 175 takes place Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, one of the UFC's biggest events of the year. In the main event, Chris Weidman defends his UFC middleweight title against challenger Lyoto Machida. Weidman is coming off consecutive...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Friends and family of a south suburban man who lost his life in the Iraq War are asking the Tinley Park Park District to rename a local park in his honor.
Staff Sgt. Michael Sutter, a Tinley Park resident whose father taught judo for the park district,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Two years ago, the Orlando Magic acquired a 26-year-old player from the Denver Nuggets. That player, Arron Afflalo, actually welcomed the move to a rebuilding team. In that case, Afflalo hungered to be the focal point of a team's offense, and the Magic...
| Aug 6, 2011
UFC 133 takes place in Philadelphia Saturday night. The card is headlined by a light heavyweight bout between former light heavyweight champions Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz. Evans with a win will compete for the championship in his next bout,......
| Dec 30, 2011
One of the biggest pay-per-view events of the year, UFC 141 is headlined by a heavyweight attraction between former UFC champion Brock Lesnar and Strikeforce, Dream and K1 champion Alistair Overeem. In the co-feature, colorful personalities with...