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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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  • Shayna Baszler stopped in UFC debut by Bethe Correia

    Following more than a decade in the world of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler finally made her first walk to fight inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s octagon. And for the first five minutes of her women’s bantamweight bout...
  • Dillashaw defends title at UFC 177

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Doyle, The Sports Xchange Dillashaw defends title at UFC 177 SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- In the end, UFC 177 ended the way the fans wanted: with local hero T.J. Dillashaw's hand raised after a successful defense of his UFC...
  • Shayna Baszler begins final chapter with UFC debut

    Shayna Baszler begins final chapter with UFC debut
    To the novel or perhaps casual fan of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler is known as one of “The Four Horsewomen,” a training partner of Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Jessamyn Duke and...
  • Dillashaw to defend UFC title against Soto after Barao falls ill

    T.J. Dillashaw recently said he believed his scheduled Saturday opponent and former Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion Renan Barao had outgrown the division. Friday, that opinion became reality far sooner than new champion Dillashaw or...
  • Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight

    Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight
    T.J. Dillashaw said last week he believed his scheduled Saturday opponent and former bantamweight champion Renan Barao had outgrown the division. Friday, Dillashaw's opinion struck sooner rather than later, depriving the new champion of an opportunity...
  • Coconut Creek's MMA training facility expands

    Coconut Creek's MMA training facility expands
    A mixed martial arts academy in Coconut Creek that trains internationally-recognized fighters is doubling in size, a project that could attract even more high-level MMA names. The American Top Team is moving from its 20,000 square-foot facility on...
  • Coconut Creek woman among 15 battling in upcoming 'The Ultimate Fighter'

    Tecia Torres hopes to follow in the footsteps of UFC champ Ronda Rousey, blazing a trail for women mixed martial artists. Torres, who trains in Coconut Creek alongside UFC contenders Robbie Lawler, Hector Lombard and Tyron Woodley, is part of the first...
  • For Broward's Tecia Torres, "Ultimate Fighter" completes 20-year quest

    For Broward's Tecia Torres, "Ultimate Fighter" completes 20-year quest
    Tecia Torres says competing on “The Ultimate Fighter” this fall is the culmination of “20 years of hard work.” And yet, the women’s strawweight fighter just celebrated her 25th birthday. Talk about a lifelong dream....
  • MMA Coming To Mohegan Sun

    In the 1990s, America considered mixed martial arts a savage, low-rent bastard of a combat sport — a kind of competition barely a tier above bar fighting. But with the rise of the UFC, most of MMA's edges have been smoothed over, and there's a whole...
  • Cain Velasquez, Ronda Rousey still the ones to beat in MMA rankings

    Todd Martin's MMA rankings for August:   Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Antonio Silva 6. Josh Barnett 7. Alistair Overeem 8. Stipe Miocic 9. Mark Hunt 10. Roy...
  • 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...