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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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  • A night of fights

    A night of fights
    As editors, we don’t get a ton of opportunities to get out of the office. So, when I realized I was one of just a few in our department with even a cursory knowledge in mixed martial arts, I volunteered to help cover the UFC’s first event in...
  • UFC 182 preview: Jones-Cormier figures to be a classic

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Doyle, The Sports Xchange UFC 182 preview: Jones-Cormier figures to be a classic LAS VEGAS -- The matchup between Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and undefeated challenger Daniel Cormier...
  • Local fitness options

    Free Fitness Aikido: Join us for 8 free aikido classes. Morning and evening classes, 7 days a week. Please call for schedule. Shindai Aikikai Aikido Dojo, 1940 Brengle Ave., Orlando. Details: 407-294-1047 or http://www.shindai.com. Beginner Line...
  • Losses motivate Ultimate Fighter

    At one time, Palos Heights native Tony Martin said he cleaned rugs for a living. Now, he's cleaning up in the Ultimate Fighting Championship competition. The 25-year-old won his first eight matches before dropping a pair of bouts earlier this year....
  • Cooper City man with Down syndrome finally gets his mixed martial arts match

    Cooper City man with Down syndrome finally gets his mixed martial arts match
    A Cooper City mixed martial arts athlete with Down syndrome has fought fiercely for a chance to fight in a sanctioned match. The long wait will come to an end Saturday. But Garrett Holeve, 25, must leave his home state to get in the cage and face his...
  • Lakers' Ryan Kelly hopes off-season MMA training helps on the court

    Ryan Kelly knows he's tall and thin. And basketball can be a contact sport. So on the advice of his trainer, he underwent some mixed martial arts training during the off-season. He said it was fun. There were no KOs, though. That might be a good...
  • Frank Grillo to Star in 'Beyond Skyline' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Frank Grillo will star in "Beyond Skyline," a spin-off to 2010's alien invasion adventure, "Skyline." The signing comes on the heels of Grillo's role in the DirecTV mixed martial arts series "Kingdom," as well as roles in box office hits "The Purge:...
  • Lakers' injured Julius Randle credits Kobe Bryant with an assist

    Lakers' injured Julius Randle credits Kobe Bryant with an assist
    Julius Randle was laboring as he walked on his crutches at Staples Center, huffing and puffing as he sat down heavily in front of reporters. It wasn't from the pain, the Lakers rookie said. He's dehydrated and fatigued. Hasn't been doing much since he...
  • Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey target L.A. glory

    Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey target L.A. glory
    Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey are two of the UFC’s biggest stars, undefeated champions coming off arguably the most impressive wins of their careers last July in Las Vegas. Now, Weidman and Rousey will fight on the same card again as they...
  • Fabricio Werdum wants UFC belt, even if it's interim

    Fabricio Werdum came to Mexico City nearly two months ago hoping he’d leave with an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title belt. The best he can hope for now is something less -- the UFC’s interim belt -- following last month&...
  • Stephan Bonnar doesn't hold back in his dislike for Tito Ortiz

    Mixed martial arts' No. 2 promotion, Bellator MMA, has undergone significant changes over the past half-year. The promotion released its founder and chief executive, Bjorn Rebney, and replaced him with former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. Coker was hired...