| Aug 30, 2014
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:35 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:27 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:10 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:31 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:52 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:16 PM
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.
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:23 PM
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”...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:21 PM
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,...