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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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  • Jessamyn Duke faces Leslie Smith July 16 at UFC Fight Night

    Jessamyn Duke faces Leslie Smith July 16 at UFC Fight Night
    Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke is wasting little time returning to the octagon and adding to an already busy summer in the world of womens’ mixed martial arts. Duke will toe the line with Leslie "The Peacemaker" Smith at UFC Fight Night:...
  • UFC's Chael Sonnen, 37, retires

    UFC's Chael Sonnen, 37, retires
    A day after UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen failed a drug test, he announced his retirement on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Sonnen, who began his 17-year career in mixed martial arts in 1997, was scheduled to face Vitor Belfort on July 5 in Las Vegas...
  • MMA rankings: T.J. Dillashaw moves to the top of bantamweight list

    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 Nelson   Stipe Miocic scored a solid win in Brazil...
  • UFC 174: Demetrious Johnson beats Ali Bagautinov to keep flyweight belt

    UFC 174 takes place Saturday night from Vancouver, British Columbia. In the main event, Demetrious Johnson defends his UFC flyweight title against challenger Ali Bagautinov. Johnson was the first UFC flyweight champion and has successfully defended his...
  • Weekend preview: 'Tis the season for beer and Candye Kane

    Weekend preview: 'Tis the season for beer and Candye Kane
    Sometimes, a date requires a certain atmosphere if you want to, uh, close the deal. Beach Bar @ Newport Pier is the newest place for dinner or a drink when a classy oceanfront view may be the clincher. Set for its first weekend of business, Beach Bar is...
  • For James 'Binky' Jones, Shogun Fights X bout Saturday is also a fight against age

    For James 'Binky' Jones, Shogun Fights X bout Saturday is also a fight against age
    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...
  • Oak Park approves UFC gym for former Borders site

    Oak Park approves UFC gym for former Borders site
    An Ultimate Fighting Championship-style gym is coming to downtown Oak Park. The Oak Park Village Board approved a proposal May 5 to bring a mixed martial arts training and fitness center to the site of a former Borders Books store at Harlem Avenue and...
  • Jon Jones retains light-heavyweight top spot in MMA rankings

    Jon Jones continued his run of dominance with an excellent performance in a decision win over game challenger Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 172 in Baltimore. Jones retains the light-heavyweight top spot as we unveil this month's MMA rankings:...
  • Jake Ellenberger brimming with confidence ahead of UFC 173 bout versus Robbie Lawler

    When Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger last emerged from the octagon, it was on the wrong end of a unanimous decision following a bout panned by most for its lack of action. Since then, Ellenberger, who will face fellow slugger Robbie Lawler...
  • UFC champion Renan Barao gets Memorial Day weekend star treatment

    UFC champion Renan Barao gets Memorial Day weekend star treatment
    Saturday’s Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title fight between champion Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw has fallen below the radar of a typical Memorial Day weekend card. It’s a replacement bout for the postponed-until-July...
  • Rousey's next fight set for July in Las Vegas

    Rousey's next fight set for July in Las Vegas
    Just a few days after the prospects of Ronda Rousey defending her Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title in a blockbuster bout with Gina Carano seemed oh so close, UFC President Dana White announced late Friday night that Rousey...