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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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  • Coconut Creek's MMA training facility expands

    Coconut Creek's MMA training facility expands
    A mixed martial arts academy in Coconut Creek that trains internationally-recognized fighters is doubling in size, a project that could attract even more high-level MMA names. The American Top Team is moving from its 20,000 square-foot facility on...
  • Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight

    Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight
    T.J. Dillashaw said last week he believed his scheduled Saturday opponent and former bantamweight champion Renan Barao had outgrown the division. Friday, Dillashaw's opinion struck sooner rather than later, depriving the new champion of an opportunity...
  • Dillashaw to defend UFC title against Soto after Barao falls ill

    T.J. Dillashaw recently said he believed his scheduled Saturday opponent and former Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion Renan Barao had outgrown the division. Friday, that opinion became reality far sooner than new champion Dillashaw or...
  • Shayna Baszler stopped in UFC debut by Bethe Correia

    Following more than a decade in the world of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler finally made her first walk to fight inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s octagon. And for the first five minutes of her women’s bantamweight bout...
  • Dillashaw defends title at UFC 177

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Doyle, The Sports Xchange Dillashaw defends title at UFC 177 SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- In the end, UFC 177 ended the way the fans wanted: with local hero T.J. Dillashaw's hand raised after a successful defense of his UFC...
  • 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...
  • 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”...
  • Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle

    Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle
    Free from hesitation, Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke sums up her last bout with unflinching honesty. “I totally dropped the ball,” Duke said. “It was not my best performance.” Against Bethe Correia in April at UFC 172 in...
  • Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round

    Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round
    Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke promised a more exciting fight and a better performance leading up to her Ultimate Fighting Championship bout with Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith. At the onset of the UFC women’s bantamweight matchup,...
  • 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 champion Jose Aldo injured, out of Aug. 2 fight at Staples Center

    Jose Aldo, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s gifted featherweight champion, has suffered a training camp injury and won’t be able to defend his belt as scheduled Aug. 2 at Staples Center against Chad Mendes. A UFC spokesman said...