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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 172 a record-setting night at Baltimore Arena

    UFC 172 a record-setting night at Baltimore Arena
    Saturday night's UFC 172 set a record for the largest attendance for an event at Baltimore Arena at 13,485, Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White said after the card's conclusion. White said the $2.3 million gate ranked second in the...
  • 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...
  • Future looks bright for UFC events in Baltimore

    Future looks bright for UFC events in Baltimore
    In March 2011, the Ultimate Fighting Championship went to Seattle. Officials released 8,000 tickets for "UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Davis," the city's first such event. They hoped to sell enough to fill out the lower bowl at KeyArena. It did not...
  • UFC 172 results and quotes

    UFC 172 results and quotes
    A look at the results from each fight at UFC 172 held Saturday night at Baltimore Arena: Jon Jones def. Glover Teixeira (unanimous decision; 50-45 on all three cards) * Jones wins every round to retain the UFC light-heavyweight title and likely...
  • Jessamyn Duke dealt first loss at UFC 172

    Jessamyn Duke dealt first loss at UFC 172
    Following 15 minutes of a hard-fought Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight bout, Glendale Fighting Club’s Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke thought she would have her hand raised. Instead, for the first time, Duke was...
  • Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town [Editorial]

    Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town  [Editorial]
    Thirty years ago last month, the Baltimore Colts left town, and the loss of the beloved NFL franchise was a stunning blow not only to football fans but to the city's identify. Nine years later, Baltimore's image as a sports town suffered another big hit...
  • Ultimate fighting is ultimately safe [Letter]

    Ultimate fighting is ultimately safe [Letter]
    Letter writer Patrick Lynch and others with the same mindset ("UFC is borderline barbarism," April 29) should know that the UFC has been around since 1993 and there has yet to be a single death inside the Octagon or a fighter who has died due to their...
  • In North Baltimore, a debate about power in Annapolis

    In North Baltimore, a debate about power in Annapolis
    Bill Henry paints an unflattering image of the influential state senator he's trying to unseat. Joan Carter Conway, he says, doesn't attend enough community meetings. She has a history of siding with special interests. And, he contends, she has let...
  • UFC: A step below cock fighting [Letter]

    UFC: A step below cock fighting [Letter]
    I so agree with Patrick Lynch in his letter regarding mixed martial arts in Baltimore or elsewhere ("UFC is borderline barbarism," April 29). How can we possibly support human to human "beastiality" as a form of entertainment? Are we returning to...
  • Jose Aldo to defend UFC featherweight title Aug. 2 at Staples Center

    Jose Aldo to defend UFC featherweight title Aug. 2 at Staples Center
    Jose Aldo, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's dominant featherweight champion, will defend his belt in a rematch against top-ranked contender Chad Mendes of Sacramento on Aug. 2 at Staples Center in UFC 176. Aldo (24-1) is the UFC's second-ranked...
  • 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...