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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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  • Rousey-Zingano title bout is official

    Rousey-Zingano title bout is official
    All that’s left now is the waiting. “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey’s UFC 184 women’s bantamweight title defense against Cat Zingano is now official after both made the 135-pound weight limit on Friday afternoon at the UFC weigh-ins in...
  • Ground Control's Brazilian jujitsu helps students get healthy

    Brazilian jujitsu classes at Ground Control in Bel Air not only improved Zackary Perrone’s fitness, he says, they boosted his confidence, too. “All my life I’ve been considered the black sheep, oddball, underdog,” says Perrone, a...
  • Cat Zingano preparing to end Ronda Rousey's reign

    Cat Zingano preparing to end Ronda Rousey's reign
    Cat Zingano has a task that no one yet has completed yet: beating Ronda Rousey. It’s why Zingano, 32, is a 9/1 underdog among bettors in Las Vegas to stun the unbeaten Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion from Venice on Saturday...
  • Ronda Rousey, Cat Zingano take center stage for UFC 184

    By many measures, a historic event will happen when Ronda Rousey steps into the octagon with Cat Zingano in the main event of UFC 184 on Saturday night. Two unbeaten mixed martial artists are facing off for a UFC title belt for just the third time in the...
  • UFC 184 Media Day: The calm before the Rousey-Zingano storm

    UFC 184 Media Day: The calm before the Rousey-Zingano storm
    Despite a cavalcade of cameras, recorders and myriad questions that had already been asked many a time before, UFC 184 Media Day at Club Nokia was very much the calm ahead of the impending storm on Saturday night. “It’s more of a calm....
  • UFC 184 Preview: Ellenberger planning to finish Koscheck

    UFC 184 Preview: Ellenberger planning to finish Koscheck
    Questions about Saturday night presenting a must-win situation for Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger are coming at him left and right. After all, he’s lost the last three times he’s fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship&...
  • Holly Holm dealing with expectations and a Rousey future

    Holly Holm dealing with expectations and a Rousey future
    Holly Holm came to Wednesday’s public workout in Torrance essentially alone, accompanied only by her manager and his wife. She said she told her husband to remain at home in New Mexico and finish his work week rather than accompany her...
  • Claire's story is one testament to sports as a weapon against bullying

    KANSAS CITY One of the toughest 12-year-old you are likely to know is sitting on a couch in the place that saved her life. Her name is Claire. She lives in Prairie Village, Kan., with her father, mother, older brother and younger sister. Claire is...
  • Ex-Becahi wrestler Makovsky picks up another win on the UFC circuit

    Ex-Becahi wrestler Makovsky picks up another win on the UFC circuit
    Former Bethlehem Catholic and Drexel University wrestler Zach Makovsky posted a big win in a battle of ranked flyweights on Feb. 14 at UFC Fight Night 60 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo., and televised nationally by Fox Sports 1. Makovsky,...
  • UFC's Ronda Rousey discusses her Sports Illustrated swimsuit appearance

    UFC's Ronda Rousey discusses her Sports Illustrated swimsuit appearance
    Fighters throughout the years have found unique ways to promote a coming bout, but Ronda Rousey’s turn inside the pages of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue is a new standard. Rousey, 28, of Venice, appeared in a four-page SI spread...
  • Jon Jones, Chris Weidman return on same loaded May 23 UFC card

    Jon Jones, Chris Weidman return on same loaded May 23 UFC card
    Jon Jones will return from his positive test for cocaine and make the ninth defense of his Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight belt in the main event of a loaded May 23 card at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the organization announced. Jones (21-...