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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...
  • 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,...
  • 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's T.J. Dillashaw deftly handles drama, keeps belt

    T.J. Dillashaw is seeking to make a final mark in the Ultimate Fighting Championship as something more than a belt-holder. Accepting his first title defense with one day’s notice and winning by technical knockout is a good start. Dillashaw, a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UFC 172 off to a loud start at Baltimore Arena

    UFC 172 off to a loud start at Baltimore Arena
    There was no easing into the first UFC event in Baltimore. Chris Beal jolted the sold-out crowd to attention with a flying-knee knockout of Patrick Williams in the second round of the night's first fight. Danny Castillo then flattened Charlie...