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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 183: Silva vs. Diaz full of intrigue

    UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz full of intrigue
    Anderson Silva has been gone from mixed martial arts for 13 months. Nick Diaz has been gone for almost two years. But their fight on Saturday at UFC 183 has more buzz than all but the biggest main events. The curiosity factor is there for both fighters,...
  • UFC on Fox: Johnson pounds Gustafsson, earns title shot vs. Jones

    UFC on Fox: Johnson pounds Gustafsson, earns title shot vs. Jones
    If Alexander Gustafsson really does have the “book” on how to beat Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, he didn’t even get a chance to read the cover Saturday night. Johnson, who fights out of Boca Raton, made quick work of Gustafsson...
  • "Rumble" Johnson risks 3-year win streak Saturday

    "Rumble" Johnson risks 3-year win streak Saturday
    By the time he enters the Octagon on Saturday, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson will have gone three years and 10 days without losing a fight – a stint spanning eight fights and four promotions. And yet, some people think they know the...
  • Give 'em a fighting chance ...

    Give 'em a fighting chance ...
    Fifty away — actually, 50 feet straight down — two dozen young teenage girls are playing field hockey on a makeshift indoor field that usually serves as one of the basketball courts at the Libertyville Sports Complex. Chances are, the two...
  • Alexander Gustafsson not satisfied with Jon Jones' cocaine case

    Alexander Gustafsson not satisfied with Jon Jones' cocaine case
    Alexander Gustafsson doesn’t like the appearance that Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is possibly getting a free pass for a positive cocaine test. “It’s really bad for the sport, bad for the...
  • UFC moves Frank Mir-Antonio Silva fight from Staples Center to Brazil

    UFC moves Frank Mir-Antonio Silva fight from Staples Center to Brazil
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Wednesday it is moving a scheduled Staples Center heavyweight fight between former champion Frank Mir and former title contender Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva to a Feb. 22 main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The...
  • Brimage looks to spoil Garbrandt's UFC debut

    For Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Marcus Brimage, UFC 182 represents another step in his journey to become a champion. For his next opponent, Cody Garbrandt, the Jan. 3 fight card presents a chance to establish himself as a fighter on mixed...
  • A night of fights

    A night of fights
    As editors, we don’t get a ton of opportunities to get out of the office. So, when I realized I was one of just a few in our department with even a cursory knowledge in mixed martial arts, I volunteered to help cover the UFC’s first event in...
  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season
    Rare championships, rising stardom and strong team and individual efforts highligted a banner 2014 sports season locally. Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out among the others. Chosen by the News-Press, here is a list...
  • Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier to settle their differences in UFC bout

    Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier to settle their differences in UFC bout
    The disdain that can build up against longtime winners in any sport is being directed at the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones, 27, has proven to be a major talent, and now that he's seven successful title...
  • Jon Jones holds crown by outpointing Daniel Cornier at UFC 182

    Jon Jones holds crown by outpointing Daniel Cornier at UFC 182
    LAS VEGAS — Jon Jones retained his light heavyweight title Saturday night in UFC 182, unanimously outpointing Daniel Cornier. Jones improved to 21-1, receiving winning scores of 49-46 from all three judges. Cormier fell to 15-1. Jones gained the...