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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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  • Ladies of 'The Ultimate Fighter 20' looking to be first strawweight champion, not next Ronda Rousey

    Ladies of 'The Ultimate Fighter 20' looking to be first strawweight champion, not next Ronda Rousey
    LOS ANGELES — Absent of all that much fanfare, pomp and circumstance, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s strawweight division debuted in July. Brazilian Claudia Gadelha showcased the skill in victory that has many believing...
  • Felice Herrig's mission: Kick [bleep] and entertain

    Felice Herrig's mission: Kick [bleep] and entertain
    Felice Herrig is anything but camera shy. With more than 55,000 likes on her Facebook page and nearly 41,000 Twitter follows, she's a focal point for MMA fans. She's also known for wearing superhero costumes to fight weigh-ins. Starting Wednesday, she...
  • Pro-fighter War Machine held in Las Vegas on 32 criminal charges

    Pro-fighter War Machine held in Las Vegas on 32 criminal charges
    Mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, accused of assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend and a man at her home last month, made his initial Las Vegas court appearance on Wednesday to face 32 criminal charges, including attempted murder. The Ultimate...
  • Two MMA Events At Casinos On Same Night? Dana White Unfazed

    Two MMA Events At Casinos On Same Night? Dana White Unfazed
    If you think this is a homecoming for Dana White, think again. "I really don't know anything about Connecticut," the controversial Manchester-born UFC czar said Wednesday. And if you think White is geeked up to go against Bellator MMA and its new...
  • New UFC women's belt on the line in latest 'Ultimate Fighter'

    New UFC women's belt on the line in latest 'Ultimate Fighter'
    Anticipation is the major draw of the latest version of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s reality television series, “The Ultimate Fighter.” Not only are the coaches, lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and challenger Gilbert...
  • Coconut Creek's "King Mo" making waves for Bellator MMA

    Coconut Creek's "King Mo" making waves for Bellator MMA
    Muhammad Lawal is a great fighter, first and foremost. That’s why he’s compiled a 12-4 record against stiff competition as a professional, and it’s the biggest reason his stock rose enough to headline the first pay-per-view in Bellator...
  • UFC's Pettis wins Wheaties cover; Chicago Red Stars' Christen Press third

    UFC's Pettis wins Wheaties cover; Chicago Red Stars' Christen Press third
    UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will appear on Wheaties boxes in stores early next year, the first mixed martial arts titleholder to grace the iconic cover of the breakfast cereal. The Milwaukee native was voted to the cover by fans as part of...
  • 'Pitbull' Wins MMA Rematch Against Curran At Mohegan Sun

    UNCASVILLE — When his featherweight championship fight against Pat Curran was over, Patricio "Pitbull" Freire spit blood, climbed the cage and raised his arms. "I knew I had won," Freire said, "because I had come close to finishing him so many...
  • Lauzon Wins UFC Lightweight Bout

    MASHANTUCKET — The crowd at Foxwoods Resort Casino cheered early for its New Englander, Joe Lauzon of Bridgewater, Mass. 'Go, Joe, go,' they chanted late in the first round of his UFC lightweight bout with Michael Chiesa. Lauzon was their fighter,...
  • Crescenta Valley High's Davo Hakobyan has quickly become a force for Falcons

    Crescenta Valley High's Davo Hakobyan has quickly become a force for Falcons
    Crescenta Valley High football’s high-flying, high-octane, high-scoring offense commands plenty of attention and accolades. And rightly so. A season ago, the Falcons averaged nearly 42 points a ballgame. The likes of Brian Gadsby, Kevin Hello,...
  • 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...