| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Ahead of her Ultimate Fighting Championship debut, Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke promised she would be a “100% different” fighter than she was during her time on the 18th season.
Showcasing an improved array of stand-up and solid...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Following his most difficult fight yet, Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight
champion Jon Jones will return to defend his belt March 15 in Dallas against
It will be the seventh title defense for the 26-year-old Jones (19-1)....
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Naperville officials continue to discuss new restrictions on full-contact martial arts events.
The City Council this week considered options such as prohibiting alcohol sales at the bouts, requiring a special events license and mandating events be...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Chris Weidman was a nearly anonymous U.S. athlete before ending the near seven-year reign of Ultimate Fighting Championship former middleweight champion Anderson Silva in July.
Now, UFC President Dana White says Weidman’s rematch with Silva on...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Shane Del Rosario, an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight from Orange County, died Monday nearly two weeks after suffering a heart attack.
Del Rosario, 30, fell into a coma after the heart attack, which doctors at Hoag Memorial Presbyterian...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Anderson Silva may sometimes have been too coy for his own good, as his fight plan against Chris Weidman in July revealed.
Is he doing it again?
Silva, in a telephone conversation with The Times on Thursday, reverted to his elusive style of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Gullane Filmes, producer of Venice Festival closing film "Amazonia," which opened Rio Thursday, is producing "Till Luck Do Us Part 2," the sequel to Brazil's biggest homegrown hit of 2012 in an attempt to parlay a local B.O. phenom into a franchise with...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Recently, I spent an hour floating in a 4-by-8 isolation tank filled with tepid salt water in a basement in Manassas, Va.
No, this wasn't a "Silence of the Lambs" scenario. It was an exercise meant to bolster my sanity, not endanger it.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:10 AM
7 a.m. Tennis: ATP Tour World Finals round robin: David Marrero-Fernando Verdasco vs. Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek, then Stanislas Wawrinka vs. Rafael Nadal.--Tennis Ch.
10 a.m. Softball: March 2006: Kecoughtan vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48
10 a.m. ...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Riding a two-fight winning streak in which he’s looked mighty effective, Jared “The Jackhammer” Papazian is looking to ride his wave of momentum north and pick up a belt along the way.
Papazian will face off with Russell Doane on...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Both popular Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters who are big draws long known as much for their gift of gab as their stellar skills inside the octagon, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC top-10 light heavyweight Chael...