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  • 'Pitbull' Wins MMA Rematch Against Curran At Mohegan Sun

    UNCASVILLE — When his featherweight championship fight against Pat Curran was over, Patricio "Pitbull" Freire spit blood, climbed the cage and raised his arms. "I knew I had won," Freire said, "because I had come close to finishing him so many...
  • Lauzon Wins UFC Lightweight Bout

    MASHANTUCKET — The crowd at Foxwoods Resort Casino cheered early for its New Englander, Joe Lauzon of Bridgewater, Mass. 'Go, Joe, go,' they chanted late in the first round of his UFC lightweight bout with Michael Chiesa. Lauzon was their fighter,...
  • Shayna Baszler begins final chapter with UFC debut

    Shayna Baszler begins final chapter with UFC debut
    To the novel or perhaps casual fan of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler is known as one of “The Four Horsewomen,” a training partner of Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Jessamyn Duke and...
  • Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight

    Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight
    T.J. Dillashaw said last week he believed his scheduled Saturday opponent and former bantamweight champion Renan Barao had outgrown the division. Friday, Dillashaw's opinion struck sooner rather than later, depriving the new champion of an opportunity...
  • Dillashaw to defend UFC title against Soto after Barao falls ill

    T.J. Dillashaw recently said he believed his scheduled Saturday opponent and former Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion Renan Barao had outgrown the division. Friday, that opinion became reality far sooner than new champion Dillashaw or...
  • Shayna Baszler stopped in UFC debut by Bethe Correia

    Following more than a decade in the world of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler finally made her first walk to fight inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s octagon. And for the first five minutes of her women’s bantamweight bout...
  • T.J. Dillashaw stops substitute Joe Soto in fifth

    T.J. Dillashaw knew his last-minute opponent, Joe Soto was coming for his belt, drenched in chance-of-a-lifetime adrenaline. It didn't matter. Dillashaw, successfully defending his Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight belt for the first time...
  • 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...
  • Darabedyan, Papazian return to MMA action at Valley Invasion 4

    Darabedyan, Papazian return to MMA action at Valley Invasion 4
    Both Karen Darabedyan and Jared Papazian have seen career-changing victories and deflating losses. Both are veterans of the regional mixed-martial-arts circuit who have also tasted the big leagues of MMA. And on Friday night, though to vastly...
  • Ronda Rousey sets her sights on big Hollywood paydays

    Ronda Rousey sets her sights on big Hollywood paydays
    Ronda Rousey, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's biggest draw at the moment, is ready to follow the lead of former WWE champion and movie star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. In an ESPN the Magazine interview released this week, Rousey says she sees no...
  • Ladies of 'The Ultimate Fighter 20' looking to be first strawweight champion, not next Ronda Rousey

    Ladies of 'The Ultimate Fighter 20' looking to be first strawweight champion, not next Ronda Rousey
    LOS ANGELES — Absent of all that much fanfare, pomp and circumstance, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s strawweight division debuted in July. Brazilian Claudia Gadelha showcased the skill in victory that has many believing...