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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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  • Dead "Harry Potter" actor had MMA past

    Dead "Harry Potter" actor had MMA past
    An actor found dead in the California desert this week was also an MMA fighter with past victories over Dan Severn and other luminaries. Dave Legeno, 50, was best known for playing savage werewolf Fennir Greyback in two “Harry Potter”...
  • Naples' King a victim of Pendred, Irish curse

    Naples' King a victim of Pendred, Irish curse
    Saturday’s UFC Fight Night from Dublin had plenty of Irish fighters – and all of them were victorious. But considering the deafening home-field advantage the locals had, those fights might as well have been 9,501 against one. Naples’...
  • 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 postpones scheduled Jose Aldo-Chad Mendes fight at Staples Center

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has decided to cancel its Aug. 2 featherweight title fight at Staples Center between injured champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, postponing the bout to an unfinalized location likely in October, UFC Chairman Lorenzo...
  • UFC signs Holly Holm as potential challenger to Ronda Rousey

    UFC signs Holly Holm as potential challenger to Ronda Rousey
    Ronda Rousey’s recent blitz through the best Ultimate Fighting Championship competition has led the organization to recruit a new contender. UFC President Dana White on Thursday posted on his Twitter account a signed contract and a photo of...
  • 'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey really is that damn good

    'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey really is that damn good
    “I was rowdy before rowdy was cool!” - WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper LAS VEGAS — It was the first time sitting down with Ronda Rousey and the second time interviewing her. Without a shred of doubt, she said she...
  • Holly Holm discusses UFC signing, Ronda Rousey

    Holly Holm discusses UFC signing, Ronda Rousey
    Holly Holm might be the best challenger to Ronda Rousey’s Ultimate Fighting Championship supremacy. Holm is a former professional boxer and kickboxer who is undefeated after seven mixed martial arts fights. “I have a lot of respect for Ronda...
  • Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle

    Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle
    Free from hesitation, Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke sums up her last bout with unflinching honesty. “I totally dropped the ball,” Duke said. “It was not my best performance.” Against Bethe Correia in April at UFC 172 in...
  • Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round

    Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round
    Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke promised a more exciting fight and a better performance leading up to her Ultimate Fighting Championship bout with Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith. At the onset of the UFC women’s bantamweight matchup,...
  • UPDATED: Naples' Mike King defeated on "Ultimate Fighter"

    UPDATED: Naples' Mike King defeated on "Ultimate Fighter"
    Eddie Gordon defeated Naples' Mike King via unanimous decision after an overtime third round during Wednesday night’s episode of the UFC’s “Ultimate Fighter” reality series, advancing to the semifinals of the middleweight...
  • The legacy of Chael Sonnen: Big talk or big talent?

    The legacy of Chael Sonnen: Big talk or big talent?
    During his 17 years in professional mixed martial arts, Chael Sonnen proved he was an accomplished fighter. He was also one of the best talkers the sport has ever seen. But as he announced his retirement on Wednesday, the question has to be asked...