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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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  • UFC's Jones, Cormier fight at press conference

    UFC's Jones, Cormier fight at press conference
    Ever since the July 24 announcement that Daniel Cormier would face Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title at UFC 178, the trash talk has been fast and furious. Just in the last three days, after Jones revealed he suffered a cut over his eye in...
  • Naples' King a victim of Pendred, Irish curse

    Naples' King a victim of Pendred, Irish curse
    Saturday’s UFC Fight Night from Dublin had plenty of Irish fighters – and all of them were victorious. But considering the deafening home-field advantage the locals had, those fights might as well have been 9,501 against one. Naples’...
  • UFC 175: Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey take different routes to victory

    Someone draped the red, white and blue American flag over Chris Weidman's shoulders seconds after he retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight belt. Perfect match for the black and blue accents of physical damage left on Weidman from...
  • 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...
  • UFC 175: Weidman, Rousey come out on top

    UFC 175 takes place Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, one of the UFC's biggest events of the year. In the main event, Chris Weidman defends his UFC middleweight title against challenger Lyoto Machida. Weidman is coming off consecutive...
  • Can anyone in the UFC beat Ronda Rousey?

    The widening divide in talent between Ronda Rousey and other female Ultimate Fighting Championship participants could strip the valuable selling point of suspense from her future fights. UFC President Dana White said for the moment he’s not...
  • Sonnen returns at BJJ event; promoter defends decision to let him fight

    Sonnen returns at BJJ event; promoter defends decision to let him fight
    Like him or not, Chael Sonnen isn’t going away. Less than three weeks after the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Sonnen from mixed martial arts for two years in the wake of failed drug tests, he’ll return to competition on Aug. 9....
  • UFC, Bellator fighters highlight Mixed Martial Arts card in Gloucester on Saturday

    UFC, Bellator fighters highlight Mixed Martial Arts card in Gloucester on Saturday
    In the world of Mixed Martial Arts, several brands are considered gold. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and its developmental reality series "The Ultimate Fighter" shine brightest, but Bellator MMA is a respected and well-funded rival. Local...
  • UFC postpones scheduled Jose Aldo-Chad Mendes fight at Staples Center

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has decided to cancel its Aug. 2 featherweight title fight at Staples Center between injured champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, postponing the bout to an unfinalized location likely in October, UFC Chairman Lorenzo...
  • 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...
  • 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...