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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”...
  • Preview: Mike King in action on tonight's "Ultimate Fighter"

    Preview: Mike King in action on tonight's "Ultimate Fighter"
    Six episodes have come and gone since Fox Sports 1 viewers last saw Naples’ Mike King enter the Octagon to compete on “The Ultimate Fighter.” But Wednesday night, King finally gets his quarterfinal fight against Eddie “Truck”...
  • MMA: A viewer's guide to WSOF at Daytona

    MMA: A viewer's guide to WSOF at Daytona
    During the past week, Ground & Pound has given you profiles of the main eventers – Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell -- for Saturday’s World Series of Fighting show in Daytona Beach, but what about the rest of the card you’ll see on NBC...
  • Sevak Magakian returns to action Thursday at Tachi Palace Fights 19

    Following the gutsiest of victories and a long layoff, Sevak “Silverback” Magakian will return to mixed martial arts action Thursday night in the main event of Tachi Palace Fights 19 “Throwback Thursday” when he takes on Christos...
  • Fight Club OC: 'Stryker' wins from ground

    Fight Club OC: 'Stryker' wins from ground
    To the casual observer, Steven "Stryker" Ciaccio didn't seem to be doing much striking Thursday night at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. Ciaccio, a mixed martial arts fighter who grew up in Irvine and Newport Beach before graduating from Cal...
  • UFC 174: Demetrious Johnson beats Ali Bagautinov to keep flyweight belt

    UFC 174 takes place Saturday night from Vancouver, British Columbia. In the main event, Demetrious Johnson defends his UFC flyweight title against challenger Ali Bagautinov. Johnson was the first UFC flyweight champion and has successfully defended his...
  • For James 'Binky' Jones, Shogun Fights X bout Saturday is also a fight against age

    For James 'Binky' Jones, Shogun Fights X bout Saturday is also a fight against age
    A 44-year-old fighter sat on top of a cage with his arms in the air and a smile on his face. Moments earlier, he was looking down at his opponent, who had fallen limp to the ground after taking a punch straight to the head. James "Binky" Jones had to...
  • Ronda Rousey shows nothing but respect for Alexis Davis

    Ronda Rousey shows nothing but respect for Alexis Davis
    Though often perceived as doing otherwise, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey tends to give her opponents ample respect in the lead-up to their clashes. Though she’s drawn headlines for her rivalries and ill words as they pertain to former foe Miesha...
  • Marina Shafir returns to MMA action at Chaos at the Casino 5

    Marina Shafir returns to MMA action at Chaos at the Casino 5
    Undefeated mixed-martial-arts standout Marina Shafir will return to competition inside the caged confines of Lights Out Promotions’ Chaos at the Casino 5 on Aug. 10 at Hollywood Park and Casino. Shafir (1-0), “The Supernova from Moldova&...
  • Jessamyn Duke faces Leslie Smith July 16 at UFC Fight Night

    Jessamyn Duke faces Leslie Smith July 16 at UFC Fight Night
    Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke is wasting little time returning to the octagon and adding to an already busy summer in the world of womens’ mixed martial arts. Duke will toe the line with Leslie "The Peacemaker" Smith at UFC Fight Night:...
  • 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...