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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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  • 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...
  • 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 event hailed as economic boost for Baltimore

    UFC event hailed as economic boost for Baltimore
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship could have chosen a more traditional location for Saturday's pay-per-view fight, UFC 172. The event features a title defense for Jon Jones, its top pound-for-pound fighter and light-heavyweight champion. But just six...
  • Travis Browne has his big chance against Fabricio Werdum

    Travis Browne has his big chance against Fabricio Werdum
    For the last three years, MMA’s heavyweight division has been dominated by two men: UFC champion Cain Velasquez and former UFC champion Junior Dos Santos. With the trilogy between those two men now complete, the division is open for the rise of a...
  • Briefs: Fight Club starts fourth season Thursday

    Fight Club OC opens its fourth season inside the Hangar at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Two undefeated boxers — Scott Alexander and Sukhrab Shidaev — headline the eight-bout card, which features boxing...
  • Manny Gamburyan's only option is winning versus Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night

    Manny Gamburyan's only option is winning versus Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night
    Manny Gamburyan finds no solace in a no-contest. When last Gamburyan fought, he was on the wrong end of a unanimous decision against seventh-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight Denis Siver. However, the December bout was overturned and...
  • Manny Gamburyan drops unanimous decision to Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night

    Manny “The Anvil” Gamburyan had his moments Saturday night. But they were outdone by Nik “The Carny” Lentz’ relentless game over three rounds of their featherweight bout at UFC Fight Night from Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank...
  • Jake Ellenberger stopped by Robbie Lawler at UFC 173

    “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...
  • Q&A: UFC writer Martin previews undercard, area fighters

    Q&A: UFC writer Martin previews undercard, area fighters
    Here are more highlights from our conversation with Todd Martin, a veteran MMA writer who has worked for the Los Angeles Times and wrestlingobserver.com, among others. To read Part 1 of the interview, click here. The fourth fight listed on the card is...