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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)
News, articles and information about mixed martial arts, a combat sport incorporating a variety of fighting techniques. (Photo AP) « Show less

Top Mixed Martial Arts Articles

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  • Cain Velasquez, Fabricio Werdum are in an MMA rankings' showdown

    Times' MMA rankings for November. Heavyweight 1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Josh Barnett 6. Stipe Miocic 7. Mark Hunt 8. Antonio Silva 9. Ben Rothwell 10. Roy Nelson Fabricio Werdum...
  • Cop who fired beanbag rounds in vet's death: 'Did my job by the book'

    Cop who fired beanbag rounds in vet's death: 'Did my job by the book'
    The morning after he was charged for his role in the death of a knife-wielding man in his 90s, Park Forest police Officer Craig Taylor sat handcuffed to a bench with other detainees. As he waited for his name to be called in bond court, Taylor said he...
  • Local fitness options

    Free Fitness Aikido: Join us for 8 free aikido classes. Morning and evening classes, 7 days a week. Please call for schedule. Shindai Aikikai Aikido Dojo, 1940 Brengle Ave., Orlando. Details: 407-294-1047 or http://www.shindai.com. Beginner Line...
  • Frank Grillo to Star in 'Beyond Skyline' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Frank Grillo will star in "Beyond Skyline," a spin-off to 2010's alien invasion adventure, "Skyline." The signing comes on the heels of Grillo's role in the DirecTV mixed martial arts series "Kingdom," as well as roles in box office hits "The Purge:...
  • MMA fighter expects former Marine sergeant in his corner Saturday

    MMA fighter expects former Marine sergeant in his corner Saturday
    Mike Richman decided on his third deployment to Iraq with the Marines that he wanted to pursue something other than a decorated military career. That something was attempting professional mixed martial arts fighting. “I just knew I wanted to...
  • Tito Ortiz, 39, still has something to fight for in Bellator

    The answer to whether Tito Ortiz should be fighting anymore will be provided by the “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” himself. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion “retired” upon closing in a 1-7-1 skid,...
  • Cooper City man with Down syndrome finally gets his mixed martial arts match

    Cooper City man with Down syndrome finally gets his mixed martial arts match
    A Cooper City mixed martial arts athlete with Down syndrome has fought fiercely for a chance to fight in a sanctioned match. The long wait will come to an end Saturday. But Garrett Holeve, 25, must leave his home state to get in the cage and face his...
  • Glendale Fighting Club's Jake Ellenberger choked out by Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 180

    Looking to remedy the ills of his first losing streak, Glendale Fighting Club’s Jake Ellenberger, having made a career out of dynamic first-round finishes, was instead left stunned and gasping for air when he was on the wrong end of a first-round...
  • Glendale Fighting Club's Ellenberger looks to break losing streak, Gastelum

    Glendale Fighting Club's Ellenberger looks to break losing streak, Gastelum
    It’s not an arduous storyline to grasp. Jake Ellenberger, a perennial top-10 fighter in the UFC’s welterweight division with a sledgehammer for a right hand, is a veteran who’s lost two fights in a row. Kelvin Gastelum, an undefeated...
  • Injuries affect UFC Mexico City card

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Doyle, The Sports Xchange Injuries affect UFC Mexico City card The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been through a rough year in terms of injuries to key fighters on major cards. But few events this year have been...
  • 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis faces surgery, is out for season

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season and require surgery for a strained muscle in his left big toe. Willis was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list Tuesday for the injury suffered in the third...