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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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  • Ultimate Fighting Championship announces rigorous anti-doping policy

     Ultimate Fighting Championship announces rigorous anti-doping policy
    Reeling from positive drug tests by two of its top fighters, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will employ by July a rigorous testing strategy to catch cheaters. “The No. 1 goal is to have a clean sport, no matter what it costs,” UFC...
  • MMA rankings: Jon Jones retains top light-heavyweight spot

    MMA rankings: Jon Jones retains top light-heavyweight spot
    Times' MMA ranking for January. Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Stipe Miocic 6. Josh Barnett 7. Mark Hunt 8. Antonio Silva 9. Ben Rothwell 10. Alistair Overeem   It...
  • UFC's Ronda Rousey discusses her Sports Illustrated swimsuit appearance

    UFC's Ronda Rousey discusses her Sports Illustrated swimsuit appearance
    Fighters throughout the years have found unique ways to promote a coming bout, but Ronda Rousey’s turn inside the pages of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue is a new standard. Rousey, 28, of Venice, appeared in a four-page SI spread...
  • UFC grapples as positive drug tests come to light after lucrative fights

    UFC grapples as positive drug tests come to light after lucrative fights
    Some of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's most celebrated fighters tested positive for steroids, cocaine and marijuana in the last two months, with the results being released soon after their lucrative fights, creating a public relations problem for...
  • "Ultimate Fighter" will feature two rival South Florida gyms

    "Ultimate Fighter" will feature two rival South Florida gyms
    Florida’s two most successful MMA gyms are going to battle on the grandest stage. It was announced Saturday that the “Ultimate Fighter” reality series is filming in South Florida, and for the first time, the series will pit gym vs....
  • Official warns against improper weight cutting by UFC fighters

    Official warns against improper weight cutting by UFC fighters
    The head of the California State Athletic Commission warns that improper weight cutting by combat-sports fighters like the Ultimate Fighting Championship athletes who stepped on the scale near Staples Center on Friday is “the biggest problem in...
  • Rousey-Zingano title bout is official

    Rousey-Zingano title bout is official
    All that’s left now is the waiting. “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey’s UFC 184 women’s bantamweight title defense against Cat Zingano is now official after both made the 135-pound weight limit on Friday afternoon at the UFC weigh-ins in...
  • Cat Zingano preparing to end Ronda Rousey's reign

    Cat Zingano preparing to end Ronda Rousey's reign
    Cat Zingano has a task that no one yet has completed yet: beating Ronda Rousey. It’s why Zingano, 32, is a 9/1 underdog among bettors in Las Vegas to stun the unbeaten Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion from Venice on Saturday...
  • UFC 184 Media Day: The calm before the Rousey-Zingano storm

    UFC 184 Media Day: The calm before the Rousey-Zingano storm
    Despite a cavalcade of cameras, recorders and myriad questions that had already been asked many a time before, UFC 184 Media Day at Club Nokia was very much the calm ahead of the impending storm on Saturday night. “It’s more of a calm....
  • UFC 184 Preview: Ellenberger planning to finish Koscheck

    UFC 184 Preview: Ellenberger planning to finish Koscheck
    Questions about Saturday night presenting a must-win situation for Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger are coming at him left and right. After all, he’s lost the last three times he’s fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship&...
  • Holly Holm dealing with expectations and a Rousey future

    Holly Holm dealing with expectations and a Rousey future
    Holly Holm came to Wednesday’s public workout in Torrance essentially alone, accompanied only by her manager and his wife. She said she told her husband to remain at home in New Mexico and finish his work week rather than accompany her...