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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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  • Athleticism of UFC main event fighters Travis Browne, Fabricio Werdum headline top Orlando storylines to watch

    Fox UFC Saturday at Amway Center figures to have a little something for everybody. With nearly seven hours of action scheduled, plenty of storylines will have a chance to play out. Here's a look at five of the most compelling: • 1. ATHLETICISM IN...
  • Briefs: Fight Club starts fourth season Thursday

    Fight Club OC opens its fourth season inside the Hangar at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Two undefeated boxers — Scott Alexander and Sukhrab Shidaev — headline the eight-bout card, which features boxing...
  • UFC's Joe Rogan says Ronda Rousey would beat Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Who would win a fight between UFC women's champion Ronda Rousey and undefeated boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr.? It was a close contest in a reader survey we did recently, but UFC commentator Joe Rogan says Rousey would win. “It’s all...
  • UFC fight previews: The main events

    Women’s bantamweight: Miesha Tate vs. Liz Carmouche Miesha Tate Nickname: “Cupcake” 5-foot-6, 134 pounds 27 years old Hometown/Affiliation: Tacoma, Wash./Team Alpha Male Record: 13-5 (0-2 in UFC) Twitter: @MieshaTate...
  • UFC on Fox previews: Romero vs. Tavares, Cerrone vs. Barboza

    Middleweight: Brad Tavares vs. Yoel Romero Brad Tavares 6-foot-1, 185 pounds 26 years old Record: 12-1 (7-1 in UFC) Hometown/Affiliation: Kailua, Hawaii/Xtreme Couture Twitter: @BradTavares Twitter quote: “Simple hawaii boy, trying...
  • UFC's Frankie Edgar on "Ultimate Fighter," rivalry with Penn

    UFC's Frankie Edgar on "Ultimate Fighter," rivalry with Penn
    If things had turned out just a little differently, BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar could have had a teacher-and-student relationship on “The Ultimate Fighter” in 2007. That was the first time Penn was a coach on that show, and Edgar tried out for...
  • UFC preview: Masvidal-Healy, Alves-Baczynski, Dos Anjos-Nurmagomedov

    Lightweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Pat Healy Jorge Masvidal Nickname: “Gamebred” 5-foot-11, 155 pounds 29 years old Record: 25-8 (2-1 in UFC) Hometown/Affiliation: Miami/American Top Team Twitter: @GamebredFighter Twitter quote:...
  • Mixed martial arts surging in popularity among Central Florida kids

    Mixed martial arts surging in popularity among Central Florida kids
    The fighters smiled as they filed into a row and delivered swift punches to pads held up by their partners. But those gleeful expressions briefly soured and the complaints rolled in when their mixed martial arts instructor gave his next direction: 100...
  • Want to watch "TUF" premiere with Edgar, contestants Wednesday?

    Watching UFC cards with friends and fellow fans is always fun, but what if you had a former UFC lightweight champion in the room? You can have that chance Wednesday. As part of Fight Week, the UFC is hosting a watch party for the season premiere of "The...
  • UFC previews: Magalhaes vs. Zachrich; Payan vs. White

    Middleweight: Caio Magalhaes vs. Luke Zachrich Caio Magalhaes Nickname: “Hellboy” 26 years old 6-foot-1, 185 pounds Record: 7-1 (2-1 in UFC) Hometown/Affiliation: Fortaleza, Brazil/Dragon Fight Twitter: @CaioHellboy Fun facts:...
  • Fight-by-fight preview: May vs. Lewis, Bektic vs. Skelly

    Fight-by-fight preview: May vs. Lewis, Bektic vs. Skelly
    As the old saying goes, you can't tell the players without a scorecard. In the coming days, Ground & Pound will tell you everything you need to know about the fighters set to make their way to Amway Center for "UFC on FOX 11" on April 19. Records, where...