| Apr 6, 2015
| 9:10 AM
Ronda Rousey has been seemingly everywhere since her 14-second submission of Cat Zingano five weeks ago -- playfully demonstrating the armbar on Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show," appearing in the blockbuster film "Furious 7" and wreaking havoc in the...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 9:33 PM
“You need to understand something, Steph; any ring I step into, is mine.” – Ronda Rousey at Wrestlemania 31
Whether you call it professional wrestling or sports entertainment, it’s alive and well.
But the heyday of the business...
| Apr 3, 2015
In March and early April, South Florida blooms with professional athletes and teams in training.
Count UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas as another transient flower.
The Chicago native recently wrapped up over a month of training at MMA Masters in Miami...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 11:20 AM
UFC veteran Jeff "The Snowman" Monson is the big draw for Friday night's "Fight Time 24: MMA Kings" at the War Memorial Auditorium, but featherweight Jason Soares may steal the show.
Monson (55-20-1, 3 KO) will defend his heavyweight title in the...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 7:42 AM
Brian Stann is an impressive individual, having achieved significant success in everything he has pursued.
Stann played football at the Naval Academy, a linebacker who excelled on special teams. A 2003 graduate of the academy, Stann received...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:40 AM
Ultimate Fighting Championship weekends in Las Vegas always bring a little chaos to the city, and for Memorial Day weekend, that means a card replete with some of the heavy hitters of the fighting world and a stand-up gig with Joe Rogan.
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:01 PM
Throughout Lake County, there are martial arts academies where youngsters — as well as adults — can study one of the many disciplines of the sport.
One such facility is the Northshore Academy of Martial Arts in Libertyville, where one of the...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 6:35 AM
Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar said during an interview with ESPN on Tuesday that he will not return to mixed-martial arts competition and will now perform exclusively for World Wrestling Entertainment.
“I think the older you get the...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:18 AM
It seems UFC women's champion Ronda Rousey has no shortage of challengers these days -- even a Houston Texans cheerleader wants to fight her.
Of course, the most hyped of these "serious" challenges came this month when former boxer Laila Ali, the...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 12:38 PM
Undefeated UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will fight Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in Rio de Janiero, UFC President Dana White announced Friday.
Rousey (11-0), of Venice, will take on Correia (9-0) on Aug. 1 in the main event in Correia's home...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 10:07 PM
For just the fourth time in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, and yet the third time in Ronda Rousey’s last four fights, undefeated combatants will square off for a UFC title.
According to multiple outlets’ reports on Thursday, Rousey...