| May 22, 2014
| 6:25 AM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:41 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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&...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:24 AM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:06 PM
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...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:21 PM
“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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:43 AM
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:...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:56 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:22 AM
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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:58 PM
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...