| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:15 PM
To the casual observer, Steven "Stryker" Ciaccio didn't seem to be doing much striking Thursday night at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.
Ciaccio, a mixed martial arts fighter who grew up in Irvine and Newport Beach before graduating from Cal...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:23 PM
A 44-year-old fighter sat on top of a cage with his arms in the air and a smile on his face. Moments earlier, he was looking down at his opponent, who had fallen limp to the ground after taking a punch straight to the head.
James "Binky" Jones had to...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:23 PM
An actor found dead in the California desert this week was also an MMA fighter with past victories over Dan Severn and other luminaries.
Dave Legeno, 50, was best known for playing savage werewolf Fennir Greyback in two “Harry Potter”...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:31 PM
A UFC Hall of Famer says he’s ready to get in the middle of a tabloid feud.
Forrest Griffin tells TMZ that if “Lord of the Rings” star Orlando Bloom needs any help against 20-year-old singer Justin Bieber in a fight, he’d be...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Instead of talking about grit, B-CU football coach Brian Jenkins decided it was better to show his players mental toughness when he took his first amateur MMA fight this spring.
Jenkins, 43, was in position to beat 27-year-old Chris Green during the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:44 PM
LOS ANGELES — Absent of all that much fanfare, pomp and circumstance, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s strawweight division debuted in July.
Brazilian Claudia Gadelha showcased the skill in victory that has many believing...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Felice Herrig is anything but camera shy.
With more than 55,000 likes on her Facebook page and nearly 41,000 Twitter follows, she's a focal point for MMA fans. She's also known for wearing superhero costumes to fight weigh-ins. Starting Wednesday, she...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, accused of assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend and a man at her home last month, made his initial Las Vegas court appearance on Wednesday to face 32 criminal charges, including attempted murder.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:57 PM
If you think this is a homecoming for Dana White, think again.
"I really don't know anything about Connecticut," the controversial Manchester-born UFC czar said Wednesday.
And if you think White is geeked up to go against Bellator MMA and its new...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Anticipation is the major draw of the latest version of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s reality television series, “The Ultimate Fighter.”
Not only are the coaches, lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and challenger Gilbert...