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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 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Jones-Cormier fireworks light up week in MMA

    Jones-Cormier fireworks light up week in MMA
    By all rights, this should be a slow period for mixed martial arts. The late cancellation of UFC 176 puts us right in the middle of a 49-day gap between pay-per-view shows, and by lunchtime Monday, the biggest news of the week looked to involve a pro...
  • Naples' Mike King suspended from UFC after failed steroid test

    Naples' Mike King suspended from UFC after failed steroid test
    Mike King, the Naples fighter who competed on “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series and was later signed to a UFC contract, has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for anabolic steroids, it was announced Wednesday. King...
  • Jon Jones injures leg; UFC bout with Daniel Cormier moved to January

    A week after Jon Jones ramped up the attention for his scheduled Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight title defense against Daniel Cormier, he suffered a leg injury in training Monday that will delay the anticipated battle. The UFC announced...
  • California MMA fighter accused of pummeling ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas

    California MMA fighter accused of pummeling ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas
    A California mixed-martial artist is now the prime suspect in a brutal Las Vegas assault that left his ex-girlfriend with 18 broken bones and a lacerated liver, according to police and a statement issued by the victim. Jon Koppenhaver, a Simi Valley...