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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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Top Mixed Martial Arts Articles

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  • UFC's Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier making peace after brawl

    A day and countless national television and radio interviews later, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier found themselves in a better place Tuesday, understanding each other better than they did before coming to blows in the lobby of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on...
  • MMA Coming To Mohegan Sun

    In the 1990s, America considered mixed martial arts a savage, low-rent bastard of a combat sport — a kind of competition barely a tier above bar fighting. But with the rise of the UFC, most of MMA's edges have been smoothed over, and there's a whole...
  • Cain Velasquez, Ronda Rousey still the ones to beat in MMA rankings

    Todd Martin's MMA rankings for August:   Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Antonio Silva 6. Josh Barnett 7. Alistair Overeem 8. Stipe Miocic 9. Mark Hunt 10. Roy...
  • UFC champ Cain Velasquez asks $1.7 million for Gilroy, Calif., estate

    UFC champ Cain Velasquez asks $1.7 million for Gilroy, Calif., estate
    Mixed martial arts fighter Cain Velasquez, the UFC’s reigning heavyweight champion, has listed his estate in Gilroy, Calif., for sale at $1,699,900. The home, built in 1999, sports designer interiors with detailed archways, columns, molding and...
  • California MMA fighter accused of pummeling ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas

    California MMA fighter accused of pummeling ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas
    A California mixed-martial artist is now the prime suspect in a brutal Las Vegas assault that left his ex-girlfriend with 18 broken bones and a lacerated liver, according to police and a statement issued by the victim. Jon Koppenhaver, a Simi Valley...
  • Jon Jones injures leg; UFC bout with Daniel Cormier moved to January

    A week after Jon Jones ramped up the attention for his scheduled Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight title defense against Daniel Cormier, he suffered a leg injury in training Monday that will delay the anticipated battle. The UFC announced...
  • Naples' Mike King suspended from UFC after failed steroid test

    Naples' Mike King suspended from UFC after failed steroid test
    Mike King, the Naples fighter who competed on “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series and was later signed to a UFC contract, has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for anabolic steroids, it was announced Wednesday. King...
  • UFC: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes scheduled for Rio de Janeiro

    UFC: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes scheduled for Rio de Janeiro
    The postponed Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes has been rescheduled for Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, not Staples Center. UFC Chairman Lorenzo Fertitta told The Times on Thursday that...
  • Unbreakable Performance caters to pros, but 'civilians' are welcome

    Unbreakable Performance caters to pros, but 'civilians' are welcome
    Up a little hill off the Sunset Strip, above the restaurants, there's a nondescript parking lot, and you can see that something's going on by the cars parked there. There are a few Range Rovers, a matte black pickup jacked up on monster wheels and, oh,...
  • Marina Shafir ready for more Chaos at the Casino

    Marina Shafir ready for more Chaos at the Casino
    Two armbar attempts and 117 seconds later, Marina Shafir’s much-ballyhooed debut was in the books. That was in April. Just less than four months later, “The Supernova from Moldova” will look to keep her star on the rise when she returns...
  • Karen Darabedyan makes triumphant return

    WOODLAND HILLS — A return to the cage and a renaissance of his career has been a longtime coming for Karen Darabedyan. The return happened Friday night and the renaissance might well have begun. Darabedyan returned to mixed martial arts...