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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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  • Anderson Silva: Nick Diaz fight could be epic UFC boxing match

    Anderson Silva: Nick Diaz fight could be epic UFC boxing match
    Anderson Silva said the grotesque leg injury he suffered in December is 95% healed, and should be at full strength by the time of his Jan. 31 middleweight fight against Nick Diaz in Las Vegas. Not that the bout is expected to be a kick-fest. Both...
  • UFC, Bellator fighters highlight Mixed Martial Arts card in Gloucester on Saturday

    UFC, Bellator fighters highlight Mixed Martial Arts card in Gloucester on Saturday
    In the world of Mixed Martial Arts, several brands are considered gold. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and its developmental reality series "The Ultimate Fighter" shine brightest, but Bellator MMA is a respected and well-funded rival. Local...
  • UFC postpones scheduled Jose Aldo-Chad Mendes fight at Staples Center

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has decided to cancel its Aug. 2 featherweight title fight at Staples Center between injured champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, postponing the bout to an unfinalized location likely in October, UFC Chairman Lorenzo...
  • UFC signs Holly Holm as potential challenger to Ronda Rousey

    UFC signs Holly Holm as potential challenger to Ronda Rousey
    Ronda Rousey’s recent blitz through the best Ultimate Fighting Championship competition has led the organization to recruit a new contender. UFC President Dana White on Thursday posted on his Twitter account a signed contract and a photo of...
  • 'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey really is that damn good

    'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey really is that damn good
    “I was rowdy before rowdy was cool!” - WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper LAS VEGAS — It was the first time sitting down with Ronda Rousey and the second time interviewing her. Without a shred of doubt, she said she...
  • Holly Holm discusses UFC signing, Ronda Rousey

    Holly Holm discusses UFC signing, Ronda Rousey
    Holly Holm might be the best challenger to Ronda Rousey’s Ultimate Fighting Championship supremacy. Holm is a former professional boxer and kickboxer who is undefeated after seven mixed martial arts fights. “I have a lot of respect for Ronda...
  • Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle

    Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle
    Free from hesitation, Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke sums up her last bout with unflinching honesty. “I totally dropped the ball,” Duke said. “It was not my best performance.” Against Bethe Correia in April at UFC 172 in...
  • Marina Shafir returns to MMA action at Chaos at the Casino 5

    Marina Shafir returns to MMA action at Chaos at the Casino 5
    Undefeated mixed-martial-arts standout Marina Shafir will return to competition inside the caged confines of Lights Out Promotions’ Chaos at the Casino 5 on Aug. 10 at Hollywood Park and Casino. Shafir (1-0), “The Supernova from Moldova&...
  • Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round

    Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round
    Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke promised a more exciting fight and a better performance leading up to her Ultimate Fighting Championship bout with Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith. At the onset of the UFC women’s bantamweight matchup,...
  • UFC: Carmouche, Browne get medical suspensions

    UFC: Carmouche, Browne get medical suspensions
    Eight of the 26 fighters from last weekend's Fox UFC Saturday show received medical suspensions of varying lengths after being examined by Florida State Boxing Commission doctors, according to mixedmartialarts.com. Such suspensions are common after...
  • Robbie Lawler wastes no time in returning to Octagon

    Robbie Lawler wastes no time in returning to Octagon
    Going five rounds in the Octagon can take a lot out of a fighter. Most UFC main eventers will go several months between bouts, allowing their bodies time to heal, then giving them time to build back up into fighting shape. Not Robbie Lawler. Just 10...