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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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship announces rigorous anti-doping policy

     Ultimate Fighting Championship announces rigorous anti-doping policy
    Reeling from positive drug tests by two of its top fighters, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will employ by July a rigorous testing strategy to catch cheaters. “The No. 1 goal is to have a clean sport, no matter what it costs,” UFC...
  • UFC grapples as positive drug tests come to light after lucrative fights

    Some of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's most celebrated fighters tested positive for steroids, cocaine and marijuana in the last two months, with the results being released soon after their lucrative fights, creating a public relations problem for...
  • UCF grad Jim Alers has an educated approach

    UCF grad Jim Alers has an educated approach
    Almost from the moment Jim Alers moved to Orlando, his life changed. As an 18-year-old leaving home for the first time, he found an education at UCF, then almost immediately discovered a passion for mixed martial arts. Ten years later, Alers has...