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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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  • In North Baltimore, a debate about power in Annapolis

    In North Baltimore, a debate about power in Annapolis
    Bill Henry paints an unflattering image of the influential state senator he's trying to unseat. Joan Carter Conway, he says, doesn't attend enough community meetings. She has a history of siding with special interests. And, he contends, she has let...
  • UFC: A step below cock fighting [Letter]

    UFC: A step below cock fighting [Letter]
    I so agree with Patrick Lynch in his letter regarding mixed martial arts in Baltimore or elsewhere ("UFC is borderline barbarism," April 29). How can we possibly support human to human "beastiality" as a form of entertainment? Are we returning to...
  • UFC inserts Renan Barao-T.J. Dillashaw as new May 24 main event

    Renan Barao, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight champion, will defend hisĀ belt against Cal State Fullerton product T.J. Dillashaw in the new UFC 173 mainĀ event May 24 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White finalized the...
  • Jose Aldo to defend UFC featherweight title Aug. 2 at Staples Center

    Jose Aldo to defend UFC featherweight title Aug. 2 at Staples Center
    Jose Aldo, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's dominant featherweight champion, will defend his belt in a rematch against top-ranked contender Chad Mendes of Sacramento on Aug. 2 at Staples Center in UFC 176. Aldo (24-1) is the UFC's second-ranked...
  • Four Horsewomen a hit at Glendale Fighting Club clinic

    Four Horsewomen a hit at Glendale Fighting Club clinic
    GLENDALE - When first she heard about the “Four Horsewomen Clinic,” Ruby Diaz knew she would be there. “I saw that Ronda Rousey was having a clinic on Instagram. Automatically, I was like, I’m going, there’s no way I’...
  • Joseph Benavidez and Tim Elliott aim to showcase flyweight division at UFC 172

    Saturday's fight between Joseph Benavidez and Tim Elliott has all the makings of a duel worth watching before the Jon Jones-Glover Teixeira showdown. In one corner you have Benavidez, who's ranked the No. 2 contender in his weight class and eager to...
  • Saving face: Orlando resident has learned about virtues of ultra-running from fighting

    Saving face: Orlando resident has learned about virtues of ultra-running from fighting
    The stars Steven Kellett saw weren't of the celestial variety. They came courtesy of a right hook from sparring partner Frank "The Tank" Thompson during a mixed martial arts practice in Longwood. "I don't know that I have ever been hit so hard,"...
  • Sports scheduling requires all the right moves

    The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision. With...
  • Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano title fight looks closer than ever

    Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano title fight looks closer than ever
    LOS ANGELES — When “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey began her mixed martial arts career, it came to be in part due to the inspiration of Gina “Conviction” Carano. “Thank God for Gina Carano,” Rousey told the Glendale News-...
  • Jake Ellenberger fitting in at Glendale Fighting Club

    With 29 victories in the arena of mixed martial arts, a litany of established names left in his wake and a No. 5 standing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight rankings, Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger is most assuredly a...
  • Marina Shafir, Art Hovhannisyan headline Chaos at the Casino 4

    Marina Shafir, Art Hovhannisyan headline Chaos at the Casino 4
    Art “Lionheart” Hovhannisyan is aiming to get his boxing career back on the right track. Marina Shafir, “The Supernova from Moldova,” is beginning a professional mixed martial arts career many believe is destined for super...