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Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts
News, articles and information about mixed martial arts, a combat sport incorporating a variety of fighting techniques. (Photo AP)
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Top Mixed Martial Arts Articles

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  • Cain Velasquez, Ronda Rousey still the ones to beat in MMA rankings

    Todd Martin's MMA rankings for August:   Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Antonio Silva 6. Josh Barnett 7. Alistair Overeem 8. Stipe Miocic 9. Mark Hunt 10. Roy...
  • Jones-Cormier fireworks light up week in MMA

    Jones-Cormier fireworks light up week in MMA
    By all rights, this should be a slow period for mixed martial arts. The late cancellation of UFC 176 puts us right in the middle of a 49-day gap between pay-per-view shows, and by lunchtime Monday, the biggest news of the week looked to involve a pro...
  • Naples' Mike King suspended from UFC after failed steroid test

    Naples' Mike King suspended from UFC after failed steroid test
    Mike King, the Naples fighter who competed on “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series and was later signed to a UFC contract, has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for anabolic steroids, it was announced Wednesday. King...
  • Jon Jones injures leg; UFC bout with Daniel Cormier moved to January

    A week after Jon Jones ramped up the attention for his scheduled Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight title defense against Daniel Cormier, he suffered a leg injury in training Monday that will delay the anticipated battle. The UFC announced...
  • California MMA fighter accused of pummeling ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas

    California MMA fighter accused of pummeling ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas
    A California mixed-martial artist is now the prime suspect in a brutal Las Vegas assault that left his ex-girlfriend with 18 broken bones and a lacerated liver, according to police and a statement issued by the victim. Jon Koppenhaver, a Simi Valley...
  • Glendale Fighting Club's Betrian dazzles in MMA debut; Shafir stunned in 1st round

    INGLEWOOD – One mixed-martial-arts career got off to a smashing start on Sunday night, while another took a stunning turn. Muay Thai kickboxing champion Jemyma Betrian, training out of Glendale Fighting Club, was absolutely sensational in...
  • UFC champ Cain Velasquez asks $1.7 million for Gilroy, Calif., estate

    UFC champ Cain Velasquez asks $1.7 million for Gilroy, Calif., estate
    Mixed martial arts fighter Cain Velasquez, the UFC’s reigning heavyweight champion, has listed his estate in Gilroy, Calif., for sale at $1,699,900. The home, built in 1999, sports designer interiors with detailed archways, columns, molding and...
  • Who can take on Ronda Rousey?

    Ronda Rousey's dominance was the driving force that pushed the Ultimate Fighting Championship to add women's fighting two years ago. Now, on the heels of Rousey's pair of overwhelming first-round victories this year in defense of her UFC bantamweight...
  • UFC legend: I'd train Orlando Bloom vs. Bieber

    UFC legend: I'd train Orlando Bloom vs. Bieber
    A UFC Hall of Famer says he’s ready to get in the middle of a tabloid feud. Forrest Griffin tells TMZ that if “Lord of the Rings” star Orlando Bloom needs any help against 20-year-old singer Justin Bieber in a fight, he’d be...
  • UFC's Jones, Cormier fight at press conference

    UFC's Jones, Cormier fight at press conference
    Ever since the July 24 announcement that Daniel Cormier would face Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title at UFC 178, the trash talk has been fast and furious. Just in the last three days, after Jones revealed he suffered a cut over his eye in...
  • MMA-trained gas station clerk takes down would-be robbers

    MMA-trained gas station clerk takes down would-be robbers
    Would-be robbers in Texas were stopped dead in their tracks when they were met by a gas station clerk who also happens to be a semi-professional mixed martial arts fighter, according to KPRC. Mayura Dissanyake was working at a Fuel Depot in Houston on...