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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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  • Jon Jones could face Nevada discipline after positive test for cocaine

    Jon Jones could face Nevada discipline after positive test for cocaine
    Jon Jones is expected to retain the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight belt he successfully defended Saturday, less than a month after submitting a positive test for cocaine. However, Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada State...
  • UFC moves Frank Mir-Antonio Silva fight from Staples Center to Brazil

    UFC moves Frank Mir-Antonio Silva fight from Staples Center to Brazil
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Wednesday it is moving a scheduled Staples Center heavyweight fight between former champion Frank Mir and former title contender Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva to a Feb. 22 main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The...
  • Gamburyan set to face Sterling on FOX

    Gamburyan set to face Sterling on FOX
    Undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship men’s bantamweight Aljamain Sterling is seen by many pundits as a rising prospect inside the 135-pound ranks. And Manny Gamburyan will be looking to derail Sterling from the fast track when the two...
  • UFC champion Jon Jones enters rehab after positive cocaine test

    UFC champion Jon Jones enters rehab after positive cocaine test
    Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine last month, and announced Tuesday he has entered a drug treatment facility. Jones (21-1) successfully defended his belt for the eighth consecutive time...
  • UFC: Champion Jon Jones entering drug treatment

    UFC: Champion Jon Jones entering drug treatment
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has entered drug treatment, the mixed martial arts promotion says. The UFC announced Tuesday that Jones failed a random drug test last month. The Nevada Athletic Commission says Jones...
  • Donald Cerrone scores a major victory at UFC 182

    Donald Cerrone scores a major victory at UFC 182
    Donald Cerrone won't be the next challenger to Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. But the veteran took a major step to be next in line to Pettis' just-announced March 14 defense in Dallas against Rafael dos Anjos by...
  • Boxing, mixed martial arts could enjoy a big 2015

    Boxing, mixed martial arts could enjoy a big 2015
    This year wasn't an extraordinary one for boxing and mixed martial arts fans, but the combat sports do have some momentum going into 2015. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has called out Manny Pacquiao (albeit with a repeat of conditions) to finally meet in the...
  • With victory in hand, Jon Jones has grand plan for rest of 2015

    With victory in hand, Jon Jones has grand plan for rest of 2015
    The challenge of the moment behind him, Jon Jones turned his attention late Saturday night to a greater pursuit. “My plan is to become the greatest fighter of all time, and it’s so feasible and attainable,” Jones said at his UFC 182...
  • UFC 182: No keeping up with Jon Jones

    UFC 182: No keeping up with Jon Jones
    Jon Jones was true to his long-ago guess. The Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion can indeed take down former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier. And by doing so on at least three occasions in the fourth round, Jones set himself...
  • Jon Jones holds crown by outpointing Daniel Cornier at UFC 182

    Jon Jones holds crown by outpointing Daniel Cornier at UFC 182
    LAS VEGAS — Jon Jones retained his light heavyweight title Saturday night in UFC 182, unanimously outpointing Daniel Cornier. Jones improved to 21-1, receiving winning scores of 49-46 from all three judges. Cormier fell to 15-1. Jones gained the...
  • UFC 182: Jones keeps title vs. Cormier

    UFC 182: Jones keeps title vs. Cormier
    The most anticipated fight in UFC’s recent history lived up to the hype Saturday night, as Jon Jones defended his light-heavyweight title in a tense five-round decision over Daniel Cormier. Jones made the most of a 12-inch reach advantage to...