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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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  • 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,...
  • For Broward's Tecia Torres, "Ultimate Fighter" completes 20-year quest

    For Broward's Tecia Torres, "Ultimate Fighter" completes 20-year quest
    Tecia Torres says competing on “The Ultimate Fighter” this fall is the culmination of “20 years of hard work.” And yet, the women’s strawweight fighter just celebrated her 25th birthday. Talk about a lifelong dream....
  • Shayna Baszler begins final chapter with UFC debut

    Shayna Baszler begins final chapter with UFC debut
    To the novel or perhaps casual fan of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler is known as one of “The Four Horsewomen,” a training partner of Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Jessamyn Duke and...
  • 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 172: Jon Jones dominates Glover Teixeira for unanimous victory

    UFC 172 takes place Saturday night with the UFC running Baltimore for the first time. The event is headlined by a UFC light heavyweight title contest between champion Jon Jones and challenger Glover Teixeira. Jones, a dominant champion and a fighter...