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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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  • Ground Control's Brazilian jujitsu helps students get healthy

    Brazilian jujitsu classes at Ground Control in Bel Air not only improved Zackary Perrone’s fitness, he says, they boosted his confidence, too. “All my life I’ve been considered the black sheep, oddball, underdog,” says Perrone, a...
  • UFC 184 Preview: Ellenberger planning to finish Koscheck

    UFC 184 Preview: Ellenberger planning to finish Koscheck
    Questions about Saturday night presenting a must-win situation for Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger are coming at him left and right. After all, he’s lost the last three times he’s fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship&...
  • Holly Holm dealing with expectations and a Rousey future

    Holly Holm dealing with expectations and a Rousey future
    Holly Holm came to Wednesday’s public workout in Torrance essentially alone, accompanied only by her manager and his wife. She said she told her husband to remain at home in New Mexico and finish his work week rather than accompany her...
  • Ex-Becahi wrestler Makovsky picks up another win on the UFC circuit

    Ex-Becahi wrestler Makovsky picks up another win on the UFC circuit
    Former Bethlehem Catholic and Drexel University wrestler Zach Makovsky posted a big win in a battle of ranked flyweights on Feb. 14 at UFC Fight Night 60 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo., and televised nationally by Fox Sports 1. Makovsky,...
  • Jon Jones, Chris Weidman return on same loaded May 23 UFC card

    Jon Jones, Chris Weidman return on same loaded May 23 UFC card
    Jon Jones will return from his positive test for cocaine and make the ninth defense of his Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight belt in the main event of a loaded May 23 card at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the organization announced. Jones (21-...
  • Ronda Rousey holds court at Glendale Fighting Club

    Ronda Rousey holds court at Glendale Fighting Club
    GLENDALE — Nobody draws a crowd or media attention quite like “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. With her women’s bantamweight title defense against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 at Staples Center looming on Feb. 28, the reigning queen of the...
  • Jon Jones could face Nevada discipline after positive test for cocaine

    Jon Jones could face Nevada discipline after positive test for cocaine
    Jon Jones is expected to retain the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight belt he successfully defended Saturday, less than a month after submitting a positive test for cocaine. However, Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada State...
  • MMA rankings: Jon Jones retains top light-heavyweight spot

    MMA rankings: Jon Jones retains top light-heavyweight spot
    Times' MMA ranking for January. Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Stipe Miocic 6. Josh Barnett 7. Mark Hunt 8. Antonio Silva 9. Ben Rothwell 10. Alistair Overeem   It...
  • UCF grad Jim Alers has an educated approach

    UCF grad Jim Alers has an educated approach
    Almost from the moment Jim Alers moved to Orlando, his life changed. As an 18-year-old leaving home for the first time, he found an education at UCF, then almost immediately discovered a passion for mixed martial arts. Ten years later, Alers has...
  • Gamburyan set to face Sterling on FOX

    Gamburyan set to face Sterling on FOX
    Undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship men’s bantamweight Aljamain Sterling is seen by many pundits as a rising prospect inside the 135-pound ranks. And Manny Gamburyan will be looking to derail Sterling from the fast track when the two...
  • UFC's Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz fail drug tests

    UFC's Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz fail drug tests
    Anderson Silva’s comeback victory over Nick Diaz on Saturday night has been transformed from an uplifting moment to an ultimate downer for the Ultimate Fighting Championship as the Nevada State Athletic Commission reported Tuesday that Silva...