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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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  • UFC champion Jon Jones enters rehab after positive cocaine test

    Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine last month, and announced Tuesday he has entered a drug treatment facility. Jones (21-1) successfully defended his belt for the eighth consecutive time...
  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season
    Rare championships, rising stardom and strong team and individual efforts highligted a banner 2014 sports season locally. Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out among the others. Chosen by the News-Press, here is a list...
  • Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier to settle their differences in UFC bout

    The disdain that can build up against longtime winners in any sport is being directed at the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones, 27, has proven to be a major talent, and now that he's seven successful title...
  • Jon Jones holds crown by outpointing Daniel Cornier at UFC 182

    Jon Jones holds crown by outpointing Daniel Cornier at UFC 182
    LAS VEGAS — Jon Jones retained his light heavyweight title Saturday night in UFC 182, unanimously outpointing Daniel Cornier. Jones improved to 21-1, receiving winning scores of 49-46 from all three judges. Cormier fell to 15-1. Jones gained the...
  • UFC 182: Jones keeps title vs. Cormier

    UFC 182: Jones keeps title vs. Cormier
    The most anticipated fight in UFC’s recent history lived up to the hype Saturday night, as Jon Jones defended his light-heavyweight title in a tense five-round decision over Daniel Cormier. Jones made the most of a 12-inch reach advantage to...
  • Donald Cerrone scores a major victory at UFC 182

    Donald Cerrone scores a major victory at UFC 182
    Donald Cerrone won't be the next challenger to Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. But the veteran took a major step to be next in line to Pettis' just-announced March 14 defense in Dallas against Rafael dos Anjos by...
  • Boxing, mixed martial arts could enjoy a big 2015

    This year wasn't an extraordinary one for boxing and mixed martial arts fans, but the combat sports do have some momentum going into 2015. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has called out Manny Pacquiao (albeit with a repeat of conditions) to finally meet in the...
  • Orlando's Ben Saunders returns to Octagon tonight

    Orlando's Ben Saunders returns to Octagon tonight
    Ben Saunders is a true rarity – an Orlando-based fighter at the highest level of MMA – but to realize his dream, he has ventured all over the United States to train and compete. His recent travelogue reads like a country song – from...
  • Fighters' lawsuit says UFC restricts earnings

    Fighters' lawsuit says UFC restricts earnings
    A current Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter and two former contenders have filed a class-action lawsuit against the organization, alleging an illegal monopoly that limits fighter earnings. Cung Le, a middleweight recently embroiled in a disputed...
  • UFC 182: No keeping up with Jon Jones

    Jon Jones was true to his long-ago guess. The Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion can indeed take down former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier. And by doing so on at least three occasions in the fourth round, Jones set himself...
  • A charm? UFC opts for Lawler-Hendricks 3

    A third Lawler-Hendricks meeting may not play out like the classic trio of fights between Ali and Frazier or the Couture-Liddell troika, and the choice of Johny Hendricks may not even be the best or fairest matchup for newly crowned champ Robbie Lawler....