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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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  • Coconut Creek woman among 15 battling in upcoming 'The Ultimate Fighter'

    Tecia Torres hopes to follow in the footsteps of UFC champ Ronda Rousey, blazing a trail for women mixed martial artists. Torres, who trains in Coconut Creek alongside UFC contenders Robbie Lawler, Hector Lombard and Tyron Woodley, is part of the first...
  • Coconut Creek's MMA training facility expands

    Coconut Creek's MMA training facility expands
    A mixed martial arts academy in Coconut Creek that trains internationally-recognized fighters is doubling in size, a project that could attract even more high-level MMA names. The American Top Team is moving from its 20,000 square-foot facility on...
  • Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight

    Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight
    T.J. Dillashaw said last week he believed his scheduled Saturday opponent and former bantamweight champion Renan Barao had outgrown the division. Friday, Dillashaw's opinion struck sooner rather than later, depriving the new champion of an opportunity...
  • UFC 175: Ronda Rousey demolishes Alexis Davis in 16 seconds

    UFC 175: Ronda Rousey demolishes Alexis Davis in 16 seconds
    LAS VEGAS — If ever there was a doubt to the dominance in which “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey rules the UFC women’s bantamweight division, she answered those doubts with brutal certainty Saturday night. In all of 16 seconds, Rousey knocked...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Manny Gamburyan set to face Cody Gibson at UFC 178

    Manny Gamburyan set to face Cody Gibson at UFC 178
    Looking to leave a two-fight winless streak behind him, Manny Gamburyan will return to the UFC octagon on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas at UFC 178 in a new weight class. Gamburyan is set to make his 135-pound men's bantamweight debut against Cody “The...
  • Anderson Silva: Nick Diaz fight could be epic UFC boxing match

    Anderson Silva: Nick Diaz fight could be epic UFC boxing match
    Anderson Silva said the grotesque leg injury he suffered in December is 95% healed, and should be at full strength by the time of his Jan. 31 middleweight fight against Nick Diaz in Las Vegas. Not that the bout is expected to be a kick-fest. Both...
  • Dead "Harry Potter" actor had MMA past

    Dead "Harry Potter" actor had MMA past
    An actor found dead in the California desert this week was also an MMA fighter with past victories over Dan Severn and other luminaries. Dave Legeno, 50, was best known for playing savage werewolf Fennir Greyback in two “Harry Potter”...
  • Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle

    Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle
    Free from hesitation, Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke sums up her last bout with unflinching honesty. “I totally dropped the ball,” Duke said. “It was not my best performance.” Against Bethe Correia in April at UFC 172 in...
  • Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round

    Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round
    Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke promised a more exciting fight and a better performance leading up to her Ultimate Fighting Championship bout with Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith. At the onset of the UFC women’s bantamweight matchup,...