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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...
  • Donald Cerrone scores a major victory at UFC 182

    Donald Cerrone scores a major victory at UFC 182
    Donald Cerrone won't be the next challenger to Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. But the veteran took a major step to be next in line to Pettis' just-announced March 14 defense in Dallas against Rafael dos Anjos by...
  • With victory in hand, Jon Jones has grand plan for rest of 2015

    With victory in hand, Jon Jones has grand plan for rest of 2015
    The challenge of the moment behind him, Jon Jones turned his attention late Saturday night to a greater pursuit. “My plan is to become the greatest fighter of all time, and it’s so feasible and attainable,” Jones said at his UFC 182...
  • UFC 182: No keeping up with Jon Jones

    UFC 182: No keeping up with Jon Jones
    Jon Jones was true to his long-ago guess. The Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion can indeed take down former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier. And by doing so on at least three occasions in the fourth round, Jones set himself...
  • UFC: Champion Jon Jones entering drug treatment

    UFC: Champion Jon Jones entering drug treatment
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has entered drug treatment, the mixed martial arts promotion says. The UFC announced Tuesday that Jones failed a random drug test last month. The Nevada Athletic Commission says Jones...
  • UFC champion Jon Jones enters rehab after positive cocaine test

    UFC champion Jon Jones enters rehab after positive cocaine test
    Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine last month, and announced Tuesday he has entered a drug treatment facility. Jones (21-1) successfully defended his belt for the eighth consecutive time...
  • Jon Jones could face Nevada discipline after positive test for cocaine

    Jon Jones could face Nevada discipline after positive test for cocaine
    Jon Jones is expected to retain the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight belt he successfully defended Saturday, less than a month after submitting a positive test for cocaine. However, Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada State...