| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:25 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:28 PM
LOS ANGELES — Training camp is done, lunch was served and the main course awaited a little more than a week away.
Ahead of the blockbuster UFC 175 pay-per-view on July 5 at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey sat down at...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:58 PM
In a way, Justin Gaethje’s MMA education started before his kindergarten education did.
When Gaethje was a 4-year-old in Safford, Ariz., his father signed him up for wrestling lessons with the Arizona Heat club team and he was hooked right away....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Though often perceived as doing otherwise, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey tends to give her opponents ample respect in the lead-up to their clashes.
Though she’s drawn headlines for her rivalries and ill words as they pertain to former foe Miesha...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Everyone needs an inspiration.
For Nick Newell, his inspiration as a child came from exposure to Jean-Claude Van Damme, Stone Cold Steve Austin and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. No wonder he grew up to be an MMA fighter.
The 28-year-old will...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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&...
| Sep 4, 2014
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Todd Martin's MMA rankings for August:
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
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:41 PM
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...