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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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  • Life's work: 'Ultimate Fighter' contestant started training at age 3

    Life's work: 'Ultimate Fighter' contestant started training at age 3
    For his stint on “The Ultimate Fighter,” Vicente Luque was forced to live in a house filled with martial artists – a role Luque had prepared for practically all his life. Luque’s mother is a black belt in karate, and the...
  • Miami to host 'The Ultimate Fighter' 21 finale

    Dana White, president of the UFC, confirmed Thursday that South Florida will host The Ultimate Fighter 21 finale on July 12. “The finale is going to be in South Florida,” White said Thursday afternoon via telephone. Seminole Hard Rock...
  • Gamburyan scheduled to face Jorgensen

    Gamburyan scheduled to face Jorgensen
    Manny Gamburyan, seemingly healed up as best as can be from some nagging injuries that canceled his previously scheduled bout, is slated to return to the octagon and will do so in Southern California. Released Monday on the Ultimate Fighting Championship...
  • South Florida teams star in 'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 21

    South Florida teams star in 'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 21
    Fourteen miles and a county line separate American Top Team from the Blackzilians, but these rival MMA teams are about to get a lot closer with the premiere of "The Ultimate Fighter" Season 21 on April 22. The reality show will celebrate its 10th...
  • 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...
  • Ronda Rousey praises tougher UFC drug testing, penalties

    Ronda Rousey praises tougher UFC drug testing, penalties
    The leaders of the Ultimate Fighting Championship reacted to the damning positive drug tests that have threatened the integrity of mixed martial arts by vowing to spend millions of dollars to clean things up. Then unbeaten women’s bantamweight...
  • Chad Mendes makes quick work of Ricardo Lamas in UFC bout

    Chad Mendes makes quick work of Ricardo Lamas in UFC bout
    Chad Mendes, the top UFC featherweight contender, cemented that status with the quick destruction of Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas in the main event of UFC’s Saturday afternoon in Fairfax, Va. Mendes rocked Lamas with a right hand and...
  • 'Furious 7' fires fuel-injected fun on all cylinders

    "Furious 7" is the fuel-injected fusion of all that is and ever has been good in "The Fast and the Furious" saga that began in 2001 with souped-up cars and a stripped-down story about a tightknit East L.A. street racing crew. Though 2006's "Tokyo Drift,...
  • Is Ronda Rousey too violent for Walmart?

    Is Ronda Rousey too violent for Walmart?
    Ronda Rousey has been seemingly everywhere since her 14-second submission of Cat Zingano five weeks ago -- playfully demonstrating the armbar on Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show," appearing in the blockbuster film "Furious 7" and wreaking havoc in the...
  • Second String: Why Ronda Rousey could be the greatest women's pro wrestler of all-time

    Second String: Why Ronda Rousey could be the greatest women's pro wrestler of all-time
    “You need to understand something, Steph; any ring I step into, is mine.” – Ronda Rousey at Wrestlemania 31 Whether you call it professional wrestling or sports entertainment, it’s alive and well. But the heyday of the business...
  • Lamas out to replace Mendes as top contender

    In March and early April, South Florida blooms with professional athletes and teams in training. Count UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas as another transient flower. The Chicago native recently wrapped up over a month of training at MMA Masters in Miami...