| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:04 AM
The Times' MMA rankings for March:
- Cain Velasquez
- Fabricio Werdum
- Junior Dos Santos
- Travis Browne
- Stipe Miocic
- Josh Barnett
- Mark Hunt
- Ben Rothwell
- Alistair Overeem
- Andrei Arlovski
| Mar 11, 2015
| 9:13 PM
The last year has been a long, twisty road for Rafael dos Anjos, from a loss in Orlando to the precipice of a championship.
The Brazilian will face Anthony Pettis for the UFC lightweight title Saturday at UFC 185.
Last winter, dos Anjos was riding a...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Anthony Pettis aspires to be the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s remedy to all those ailments that have sidelined other champions.
Pettis (18-2), the UFC’s lightweight belt-holder, will defend his title Saturday night at American Airlines...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 8:41 PM
Orlando’s Ben Saunders suffered an injury in training and will miss his scheduled UFC fight March 21, according to a report on Sherdog.com Friday.
Saunders had been set to face Erick Silva in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Anthony Johnson knows what redemption feels like, something like the first-round knockout blow he landed in January to stun the Ultimate Fighting Championship's top light-heavyweight challenger Alexander Gustafsson in his native Sweden.
On May 23 at MGM...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:59 PM
LOS ANGELES — Just before the official decision was read aloud, Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger let out a sigh.
Perhaps it was relief. Maybe he was tired. Either way, he was victorious.
Ellenberger, who trains at the Glendale...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 10:30 PM
Ronda Rousey is making an impressive shambles of the Ultimate Fighting Championship women's bantamweight division, repeating her dominance at home Saturday night in a record-setting 14-second dismissal of No. 1-ranked contender Cat Zingano.
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:27 AM
Ronda Rousey is on top of the mixed-martial arts world following her 14-second annihilation of Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Saturday. So what's next for the undefeated bantamweight champ?
It appears to be a starring role in an upcoming movie.
| Feb 25, 2015
| 11:18 AM
Imagine Muhammed Lawal at 184 pounds. About 20 bucks short of ring weight. "King Mo" seemed almost beggarly.
Ill for months in 2012, then out of the fight game for another year, Lawal's weight was a far cry from his usual sculpted 205 pounds.
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Holly Holm came to Wednesday’s public workout in Torrance essentially alone, accompanied only by her manager and his wife.
She said she told her husband to remain at home in New Mexico and finish his work week rather than accompany her...