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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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  • UFC 175: Ronda Rousey demolishes Alexis Davis in 16 seconds

    UFC 175: Ronda Rousey demolishes Alexis Davis in 16 seconds
    LAS VEGAS — If ever there was a doubt to the dominance in which “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey rules the UFC women’s bantamweight division, she answered those doubts with brutal certainty Saturday night. In all of 16 seconds, Rousey knocked...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • MMA practically a birthright for WSOF champ Gaethje

    MMA practically a birthright for WSOF champ Gaethje
    In a way, Justin Gaethje’s MMA education started before his kindergarten education did. When Gaethje was a 4-year-old in Safford, Ariz., his father signed him up for wrestling lessons with the Arizona Heat club team and he was hooked right away....
  • 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...
  • UFC 175 live updates: Weidman, Rousey retain titles

    UFC 175 live updates: Weidman, Rousey retain titles
    Two very different fights topped the card at UFC 175 on Saturday. Chris Weidman retained his middleweight championship by defeating Lyoto Machida via unanimous decision in a matchup hailed as a Fight of the Year candidate. Machida's aggressiveness built...
  • Ninja Turtles, WWE launched Nick Newell into MMA

    Ninja Turtles, WWE launched Nick Newell into MMA
    Everyone needs an inspiration. For Nick Newell, his inspiration as a child came from exposure to Jean-Claude Van Damme, Stone Cold Steve Austin and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. No wonder he grew up to be an MMA fighter. The 28-year-old will...
  • 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...
  • Ready for "Rumble": Boca Raton's Johnson back among elite

    Ready for "Rumble": Boca Raton's Johnson back among elite
    Anthony “Rumble” Johnson hasn’t taken his return to UFC lightly. The Blackzilians fighter, who was released from the company in early 2012 after weighing in over the 185-pound limit for three fights, returned earlier this year as a new...
  • 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”...
  • 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...