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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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  • Weekend preview: 'Tis the season for beer and Candye Kane

    Weekend preview: 'Tis the season for beer and Candye Kane
    Sometimes, a date requires a certain atmosphere if you want to, uh, close the deal. Beach Bar @ Newport Pier is the newest place for dinner or a drink when a classy oceanfront view may be the clincher. Set for its first weekend of business, Beach Bar is...
  • For James 'Binky' Jones, Shogun Fights X bout Saturday is also a fight against age

    For James 'Binky' Jones, Shogun Fights X bout Saturday is also a fight against age
    A 44-year-old fighter sat on top of a cage with his arms in the air and a smile on his face. Moments earlier, he was looking down at his opponent, who had fallen limp to the ground after taking a punch straight to the head. James "Binky" Jones had to...
  • Ronda Rousey shows nothing but respect for Alexis Davis

    Ronda Rousey shows nothing but respect for Alexis Davis
    Though often perceived as doing otherwise, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey tends to give her opponents ample respect in the lead-up to their clashes. Though she’s drawn headlines for her rivalries and ill words as they pertain to former foe Miesha...
  • Marina Shafir returns to MMA action at Chaos at the Casino 5

    Marina Shafir returns to MMA action at Chaos at the Casino 5
    Undefeated mixed-martial-arts standout Marina Shafir will return to competition inside the caged confines of Lights Out Promotions’ Chaos at the Casino 5 on Aug. 10 at Hollywood Park and Casino. Shafir (1-0), “The Supernova from Moldova&...
  • UFC champion Renan Barao gets Memorial Day weekend star treatment

    UFC champion Renan Barao gets Memorial Day weekend star treatment
    Saturday’s Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title fight between champion Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw has fallen below the radar of a typical Memorial Day weekend card. It’s a replacement bout for the postponed-until-July...
  • Jake Ellenberger brimming with confidence ahead of UFC 173 bout versus Robbie Lawler

    When Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger last emerged from the octagon, it was on the wrong end of a unanimous decision following a bout panned by most for its lack of action. Since then, Ellenberger, who will face fellow slugger Robbie Lawler...
  • Jake Ellenberger stopped by Robbie Lawler at UFC 173

    “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler has long been known as one of the most powerful strikers in mixed martial arts.   Unfortunately for Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger, he felt that power a bit too much Saturday night in Las Vegas at UFC...
  • Jessamyn Duke faces Leslie Smith July 16 at UFC Fight Night

    Jessamyn Duke faces Leslie Smith July 16 at UFC Fight Night
    Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke is wasting little time returning to the octagon and adding to an already busy summer in the world of womens’ mixed martial arts. Duke will toe the line with Leslie "The Peacemaker" Smith at UFC Fight Night:...
  • UFC's Chael Sonnen, 37, retires

    UFC's Chael Sonnen, 37, retires
    A day after UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen failed a drug test, he announced his retirement on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Sonnen, who began his 17-year career in mixed martial arts in 1997, was scheduled to face Vitor Belfort on July 5 in Las Vegas...
  • MMA rankings: T.J. Dillashaw moves to the top of bantamweight list

    Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Antonio Silva 6. Josh Barnett 7. Alistair Overeem 8. Stipe Miocic 9. Mark Hunt 10. Roy Nelson   Stipe Miocic scored a solid win in Brazil...
  • Jon 'Bones' Jones wins at UFC 172 as Baltimore polishes reputation as 'fight town'

    Jon 'Bones' Jones wins at UFC 172 as Baltimore polishes reputation as 'fight town'
    By a strike to the jaw or by a submission on the ground, in 25 seconds or 25 minutes, Jon "Bones" Jones was going to win Saturday night. That was the consensus reached as UFC 172 neared, and it was not an unfair one. He is the best pound-for-pound...