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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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  • Glendale's Edmond Tarverdyan no longer a secret to fighting world

    Glendale's Edmond Tarverdyan no longer a secret to fighting world
    When boxer Art “Lionheart” Hovhannisyan walked into the Glendale Fighting Club on Monday morning, his eyes popped wide open, his usual grin widened and he shook his head. The Brand Boulevard corner gym was packed with reporters and cameras...
  • Welcome to Between the Ropes

    Welcome to Between the Ropes
    Welcome to Between the Ropes, a blog that will focus on the latest WWE and MMA news. My name is Brian Fritz, and I have been chronicling pro wrestling and mixed martial arts for 16 years via a variety of blogs and radio shows, including here with the...
  • UFC's Belfort pulls out of title fight after testosterone-treatment ban

    UFC's Belfort pulls out of title fight after testosterone-treatment ban
    Hours after Nevada disallowed fighters from therapeutic-use exemptions for testosterone, Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort of Brazil withdrew from his scheduled May 24 championship shot at Chris Weidman. Former...
  • "Ladies and gentlemen, we arrre live!"

    "Ladies and gentlemen, we arrre live!"
    And with that traditional opening from UFC ring announcer Bruce Buffer, welcome to the Ground & Pound blog, your new home for mixed martial arts coverage at the Sentinel. The Ultimate Fighting Championship is coming to Amway Center on April 19, and I...
  • UFC's Nick Diaz wants Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler winner

    It might seem an insane premise, but that’s never stopped Nick Diaz before. The unpredictable Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight fighter from Stockton has lost his last two fights and doesn’t even occupy a position in the freshly...
  • Can Ronda Rousey get better competition?

    Ronda Rousey’s rapid 66-second knockout of Sara McMann on Saturday night in UFC 170 leaves the Ultimate Fighting Championship with a stiff challenge. Can it find a quality contender? Rousey (9-0), who won by dropping McMann with a liver shot...
  • UFC's Gilbert Melendez gets 'TUF,' Anthony Pettis and a title shot

    Gilbert Melendez, the San Jose-based Ultimate Fighting Championship second-ranked lightweight, has struck a contract deal with the organization. Melendez will participate in “The Ultimate Fighter,” a reality television series, against...
  • Former Easton wrestler Phil Ferraro set to make pro MMA debut on card at the Sands Friday night

    Phil Ferraro has waited a long time to make his professional MMA debut. The former Easton High wrestler began his amateur career in 2006, posting a 5-4 record, but has had his professional debut postponed several times. One fight was postponed because...
  • Ronda Rousey stops Sara McMann in first round via strikes to retain UFC title

    Ronda Rousey stops Sara McMann in first round via strikes to retain UFC title
    First-round victories are nothing new for “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. Wins via strikes are, however, and that’s exactly what Rousey got Saturday night in the main event of UFC 170 at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay, defeating challenger Sara...
  • UFC 170: Rousey makes quick work of McMann

    The matchup of Olympic judo medalist vs. Olympic wrestling medalist turned into a stand-up slugfest. And a short one, at that. Ronda Rousey, the 2008 judo bronze medalist, needed just 1:06 to score a technical knockout over Sara McMann, the wrestling...
  • UFC 170 recap: Ronda Rousey defeats Sara McMann

    UFC 170 takes place Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a women's bantamweight title fight between champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Sara McMann. The marketing of the fight has focused on their Olympic...