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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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  • Weekend preview: 'Tis the season for beer and Candye Kane

    Weekend preview: 'Tis the season for beer and Candye Kane
    Sometimes, a date requires a certain atmosphere if you want to, uh, close the deal. Beach Bar @ Newport Pier is the newest place for dinner or a drink when a classy oceanfront view may be the clincher. Set for its first weekend of business, Beach Bar is...
  • UFC champion Renan Barao gets Memorial Day weekend star treatment

    UFC champion Renan Barao gets Memorial Day weekend star treatment
    Saturday’s Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title fight between champion Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw has fallen below the radar of a typical Memorial Day weekend card. It’s a replacement bout for the postponed-until-July...
  • Jake Ellenberger brimming with confidence ahead of UFC 173 bout versus Robbie Lawler

    When Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger last emerged from the octagon, it was on the wrong end of a unanimous decision following a bout panned by most for its lack of action. Since then, Ellenberger, who will face fellow slugger Robbie Lawler...
  • 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...
  • Shayna Baszler will make long-awaited UFC debut against Bethe Correia

    Shayna Baszler will make long-awaited UFC debut against Bethe Correia
    Shayna Baszler has waited a long time to make her Ultimate Fighting Championship debut. It will finally come on Aug. 2 at UFC 176 at the Staples Center and will come against Bethe Correia. The bout, confirmed Monday afternoon by the UFC, comes on...
  • 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...
  • Oak Park approves UFC gym for former Borders site

    Oak Park approves UFC gym for former Borders site
    An Ultimate Fighting Championship-style gym is coming to downtown Oak Park. The Oak Park Village Board approved a proposal May 5 to bring a mixed martial arts training and fitness center to the site of a former Borders Books store at Harlem Avenue and...
  • Jon Jones retains light-heavyweight top spot in MMA rankings

    Jon Jones continued his run of dominance with an excellent performance in a decision win over game challenger Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 172 in Baltimore. Jones retains the light-heavyweight top spot as we unveil this month's MMA rankings:...
  • MMA fighter claws back from 'lowest point'

    MMA fighter claws back from 'lowest point'
    It's one thing for a mixed martial arts athlete to fight another person trying to knock him into next week. It's another to battle his opponent and depression at the same time. Former Bellator featherweight champ Pat Curran, who trains in Crystal Lake,...
  • Orioles notebook: Flaherty wishes transfer rule change came sooner

    Orioles notebook: Flaherty wishes transfer rule change came sooner
    Orioles infielder Ryan Flaherty says he's pleased that Major League Baseball announced Friday that it would revert to the old interpretation of a catch on a transfer play. With a slight smile, though, Flaherty said, "it's about four (or so) days late."...