| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:42 PM
LAS VEGAS – Chris Weidman put a sudden, dramatic halt to Anderson Silva's theatrics and near seven-year Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight title reign Saturday, knocking out Silva in the second round.
Weidman (10-0) belted Silva with a...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The Bee Gees are playing on Roy Englebrecht's office radio, but the 67-year-old sports promoter has a saying taped on his wall to assure he's not stuck in days gone by.
"Don't judge me by my past. I don't live there anymore."
Southland boxing fans...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Brock Lesnar says he has "never been in the habit to look back."
So as he nears his return to a fighting stage Sunday at Staples Center, he's hyping fights differently from when he was the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Gullane Filmes, producer of Venice Festival closing film "Amazonia," is producing "Till Luck Do Us Part 2," the sequel to Brazil's biggest homegrown hit of 2012 in an attempt to parlay a local B.O. phenom into a franchise with international outreach....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
While auditioning for Hollywood movie and TV roles, actor and martial arts champion Hector Echavarria said he often found himself reading for stereotypical Latino parts that left him feeling disgusted.
"I was sick to my stomach because I was always...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Sylvester Stallone announced on his Twitter account that Ultimate Fighting Championship star Ronda Rousey and former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz will appear in the third “The Expendables” film.
Rousey, scheduled to defend her...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the world of the ninja, the Elrod family is an impressive force.
Julie and Ron Elrod are black belts who travel to Japan annually to study their craft with Soke Hatsumi, the 34th-generation ninjutsu grandmaster. Their children, 21-year-old Kami and...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Dustin Poirier is a professional mixed martial artist competing as a featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. So his workout regimen is hardcore and niche.
But regular fitness buffs and even beginners might get some ideas from him about...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:13 AM
SOUTH BEND -- He has run into Pawn Stars’ walking punch line Chumlee at a Drake concert and shrugged, has become numb to the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip and has always looked at NBA rookie phenom Shabazz Muhammad as more friend than freak...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Roughly six years ago, Manny Gamburyan and Cole Miller were teammates on “The Ultimate Fighter,” helping to usher a revitalized lightweight division into the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Looked back upon as a season full of crazy...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Battered, bruised and busted up, Manny Gamburyan followed his Ultimate Fighting Championship bout up with a trip to the hospital.
It was well worth it though, because Gamburyan also emerged victorious, taking a unanimous decision from Cole Miller on...