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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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  • Ronda Rousey-Cat Zingano title fight moved to main event at UFC 184

    Ronda Rousey-Cat Zingano title fight moved to main event at UFC 184
    “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is once again taking the main event spotlight. On Friday, in news first reported by MMAJunkie.com, the UFC confirmed that middleweight champion Chris Weidman had suffered a rib injury, canceling his UFC 184 headlining...
  • Tyron Woodley beats overweight Kelvin Gastelum, then cuts him a break

    Tyron Woodley beats overweight Kelvin Gastelum, then cuts him a break
    Tyron Woodley was already dealing with a tough assignment. Then, seventh-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Kelvin Gastelum stepped on the scale. At a staggering 10 pounds over the 170-pound weight limit. Woodley, the No. 3...
  • Anderson Silva tames Nick Diaz in comeback at UFC 183

    Anderson Silva tames Nick Diaz in comeback at UFC 183
    LAS VEGAS -- Anderson Silva kicked freely with his left leg, shrugged off trash-talking from Nick Diaz and left his younger challenger bloodied in the face. In the end, 13 months after Silva's left leg shattered in half in the same arena when he...
  • Anderson Diaz marks comeback with unanimous decision at UFC 183

    Anderson Diaz marks comeback with unanimous decision at UFC 183
    LAS VEGAS — Anderson Silva won a unanimous decision in his comeback fight 13 months after breaking his left leg, dominating Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Saturday night. Silva (34-6) landed most of the big blows against the taunting Diaz, controlling...
  • Anderson Silva's next move after UFC 183 win depends on family

    Anderson Silva's next move after UFC 183 win depends on family
    Anderson Silva was minutes removed from a convincing triumph in his comeback fight at UFC 183 when he spoke to his 17-year-old son in the dressing room. “Dad, congratulations, but, Dad, done, back to home please, no more fight,” were the...
  • Chris Weidman's injury leaves Ronda Rousey fight as UFC 184 main event

    Chris Weidman's injury leaves Ronda Rousey fight as UFC 184 main event
    Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Chris Weidman on Friday pulled out of his UFC 184 fight against Vitor Belfort on Feb. 28 at Staples Center because of a rib injury he sustained this week while training. Ronda Rousey’s fifth...
  • Leesburg motorcycle mechanic thrilled to make mixed-martial-arts fighting debut

    Leesburg motorcycle mechanic thrilled to make mixed-martial-arts fighting debut
    LEESBURG — Army veteran Jorge Rodriguez fought for his country for eight years, but tonight he will be in a different type of battle as he enters the competitive arena of mixed martial arts fighting in his first amateur bout. Rodriguez, 29, a...
  • "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...
  • 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...
  • 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...