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Demetrious Johnson is ready to conquer the Asian mixed martial arts scene  FanSided

Former UFC champion, Demetrious Johnson, is ready to conquer the Asian mixed martial arts scene this March. For years, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson ...


Mixed martial arts' One Championship names new group president  The Straits Times

Singapore-based mixed martial arts organisation, One Championship, has promoted Mr Teh Hua Fung to group president, it announced yesterday.. Read more ...


MMA Governing Body Decides on No Head Strikes for Under 18s Competition  Around the Rings

--IMMAF – WMMAA PUBLISHES UNDER 18s MMA RULES --2019 YOUTH MMA CHAMPIONSHIPS SET FOR AUGUST 3 – 4 IN ROME [London. 18 February ...


Former ‘Lucha Underground’ Wrestler Sexy Star to Make MMA Debut in Combate Americas (Exclusive)  TheWrap

Former “Lucha Underground” wrestler Sexy Star — real name Dulce Maria Garcia — is set to make her MMA debut in Hispanic mixed martial arts league ...


Westin Wilson: A Pioneer for Mormons in Mixed Martial Arts  MMA Sucka

Over a decade ago, you wouldn't be considered wrong for believing mixed martial arts and Mormonism didn't mix. When Westin Wilson began practicing MMA ...


An Overview of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) – Is it Suitable for Children?  MMA Corner

I know so many contact/contactless sports and most of them because of the delicate nature of the head, wear helmets to protect their heads. Such sports include ...


Punching up the confidence meter: Sumter mixed martial arts gym owner uses training to boost self-defense, fitness in kids, adults  Sumter Item

He started with training two people in his garage and today trains 200 in a 7,000-square-foot multi-purpose martial arts and fitness gym, but his main impact may ...


Mixed martial arts fighter suspected in two murders captured after escape from prison van in Texas  Chicago Tribune

An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, was captured Sunday after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas.


Sherdog’s Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings - Style Points  Sherdog.com

Thrust into a headlining role on short notice, Israel Adesanya made the most of his opportunity at UFC 234.


Former mixed martial arts fighter turns Sinn Fein politician  Belfast Telegraph

A former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter is getting ready for a battle of a different kind as he prepares to step into the Irish political arena.


Waynesboro woman honors father through mixed martial arts  CBS19 News

A Waynesboro woman is training to participate in Donald Cerrone's Fight Series Saturday in Annandale.


Mixed Martial Arts Betting: Learning the Basics | SBD  SportsBettingDime.com

Betting on MMA might seem like a foreign concept, but it doesn't have to be (plus, it's easier than you think!) Read our how-to guide to understand the central ...


‘A performance’: Chinese MMA fighter criticises Bruce Lee fight footage  South China Morning Post

Lee considered 'the father of mixed martial arts' by some, but Xu Xiaodong says famous 1964 Long Beach demonstration shows no real combat techniques.


Your Guide To A Surprisingly Stacked Week Of Mixed Martial Arts  Pundit Arena

One of the most eagerly-anticipated showdowns in the history of British MMA will be served up alongside the return of a heavyweight great in a surprisingly hefty ...


MMA generates millions in tax revenue since coming to NY  NEWS10 ABC

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Mixed martial arts has generated nearly $97 million in New York State over the past two years since the statewide ban was ...


Game changer for mixed martial arts as Sky Sports ink historic deal for 20 live Bellator events in 2019  The Telegraph

A pair of ground-breaking television partnerships announced 48 hours apart involving Sky Sports, Channel 5 and the Viacom-owned Bellator mixed martial arts ...


Interview With Brave CF 23's Mounir Lazzez  MMA Sucka

Tunisian-born striker Mounir Lazzez hopes to "snipe" his way to a world title at Brave CF 23 in April against Eldar Eldarov.


Fitness Face-off Winner: TCK Mixed Martial Arts  News 12 Bronx

A mixed martial arts class in the borough took the number 2 spot in News 12's Fitness Face-off challenge.


Greg Jackson calls for New Mexico business nominations  Las Cruces Sun-News

Greg Jackson, who will be coaching at UFC 235, will promote Lobo Athletics and three other New Mexico companies or organizations.


UFC on ESPN predictions: Breaking down Ngannou vs Velasquez, Felder vs Vick  MMA Mania

UFC on ESPN 1 preview, predictions for the "Ngannou vs. Velasquez" event tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) inside Talking Stick Resort & Casino in Phoenix, ...


Bangor's first winter MMA contest signals an increased presence of the sport in eastern Maine  Bangor Daily News

Glory Watson isn't quite sure how to spend the extra time she'll have between Thursday's weigh-ins and Friday night's New England Fights mixed martial arts ...


Dexter fighter hopes to feast on latest MMA foe  Bangor Daily News

Josh Harvey's big meal Wednesday reflected his continuing weight cut in advance of Friday night's NEF 37 mixed martial arts show at the Cross Insurance ...


EXCLUSIVE | Weili Zhang: Remember the name  BJPenn.com

Still bursting onto the scene in the UFC, one of China's finest mixed martial artists is Weili Zhang. And at UFC 235, she will demand your attention.


Demetrious Johnson Feels At Home With ONE Championship's Core Values  LowKick MMA

By Dan Paulo Errazo. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson found a new home with ONE Championship after CEO Chatri Sityodtong talked about the core ...


Mixed martial arts: Wausau East grad Andre Hall fights to establish himself in UFC  Wausau Daily Herald

Wausau East grad Andre Hall is pursuing a professional MMA career, balancing college, training and a family. His next UFC bout will be streamed Thursday.


Bellator Dublin: A Mammoth Night For Irish MMA In The Making  Pundit Arena

Bellator Dublin is now just under a week away and as time has gone on, it has become increasingly clear that we are about to witness something special.


Jack Swagger's Next MMA Fight Date Announced  Comicbook.com

Jake Hager, better known from his WWE days as Jack Swagger, will look to follow-up on his impressive mixed martial arts debut on May 11 when he competes ...


MMA Gradebook: Rating Every Fight From UFC on ESPN 1  Sherdog.com

In this edition of MMA Gradebook, Sherdog's Kevin Wilson breaks down every fight from Sunday's UFC on ESPN 1 card and lets you know which bouts are ...


Determined grans take on martial arts  South Coast Sun

Rehana's training has already helped her out of a potential dangerous situation.


Watch: Kron Gracie responds to Conor McGregor after win at UFC on ESPN 1  Yahoo Sports

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube)After Kron Gracie's win over Alex Caceres in his inaugural UFC fight, he responded to Conor McGregor's social ...


Best MMA Gyms In Denver  CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – Mixed martial arts (MMA) has become very popular over the past decade, attracting fans of all ages. With this has come the rise of MMA gyms ...


The Almighty Conor McGregor Divide: The Greatest Rivalry In Mixed Martial Arts  Pundit Arena

All of the lovers, the haters, believers, and naysayers have each contributed equally towards the eternal battle surrounding UFC superstar Conor McGregor.


Stamp Fairtex Helping To Tear Down Women’s Stereotypes In Martial Arts  Stadium Astro

Reigning ONE Atomweight Kickboxing World Champion Stamp Fairtex of Thailand will be gunning for history at ONE: CALL TO GREATNESS on Friday, ...


Here’s how to watch Bellator 216 ‘MVP vs Semtex’ on DAZN  MMA Mania

Find out what channel Bellator 216 is on tonight and how you can streaming the face-punching action online, at a local bar and/or on your phone.


Escaped MMA fighter wanted for murder captured following nine-hour manhunt  MMA Mania

Former mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, Cedric Joseph Marks, wanted for multiple murders, was captured in Texas following a nine-hour manhunt.


Pic! Vanessa Porto suffers grotesque eye injury in title win at Invicta FC 34  MMA Mania

Check out the aftermath of Vanessa Porto getting poked in the eye by Pearl Gonzalez during last night's (Fri., Feb. 15, 2019) main event title fight at Invicta FC 34 ...


Arizona State Wrestling & UFC Have Lasting Bond  The Official Website of the Ultimate Fighting Championship

“We have a long lineage of past history of fighting, ex-wrestlers from Arizona State going on to MMA,” Velasquez said. “It's in the culture." By Zac Pacleb • Feb.


I want revenge on fake kung fu masters, says Chinese MMA fighter  South China Morning Post

Xu Xiaodong famously knocked out a tai chi master who claimed mystical powers. He says that Chinese martial arts skills are 40 years behind Western MMA ...


Former Ocean Springs martial arts instructor bonds out of custody  WLOX

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A former Ocean Springs martial arts instructor accused multiple sex crimes has bonded out of custody. Allen Todd Pisarich ...


ONE Championship Clash of Legends results and highlights  The Body Lock

ONE Championship results for the ONE: Clash of Legends event happening in Bangkok, Thailand, on Saturday, February 16.


UFC returns to Chicago: United Center will host pay-per-view event in June  Chicago Sun-Times

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to Chicago on June 8, the promotion announced Saturday. UFC 238 will mark the seventh time the ...


Wanderlei Silva reveals he has several concussion-like symptoms  MMA Fighting

One of the most ferocious MMA fighters in his prime, Wanderlei Silva never shied away from standing and trading strikes with his opponents, even when he was ...


How Anderson Silva's gruesome injury changed his life for the better  ESPN

Anderson Silva had one of the worst injuries in MMA history when he broke his leg while fighting for the UFC's middleweight championship. Now, five years later, ...


MMA has been a knockout for New York State  Newsday

When Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo released a report last month about the economic impact mixed martial arts has had on New York State since being legalized in ...


Frank Mir explains announced foray into pro wrestling  MMA Fighting

Frank Mir will make his pro-wrestling debut in April. Here, he explains what interested him about the medium.


AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy Archives  the portola planet

This Saturday, long-time Portola resident and international yoga instructor Janet MacLeod, will host a class at the Mixed Martial Arts Academy on San Bruno Ave ...


Vail Resorts (MTN) & Alliance MMA (AMMA) Head to Head Analysis  Fairfield Current

Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) and Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the ...


Catie Denning - Cage Fight  Down East

Mixed martial artist Catie Denning has a soft spot for animals. She donates a chunk of her earnings to a local shelter after each fight.


Bellator Dublin Preview: A Brief Look At Richard Kiely  Pundit Arena

Our third featured fighter ahead of Bellator Dublin is a man who well and truly exemplifies Ireland's growing reputation for producing smooth and fluid.


ONE Championship: Amid 'Split' Judges, Gina Iniong Relieved To Win With Conviction  ABS-CBN Sports

Gina Iniong is finally back in contention for the ONE Women's Atomweight World Championship.


MMA fight called after after nasty kick to fighter's groin  PerthNow

The heavyweight fight between Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215 was over in seconds.


G.O.A.T of G.O.A.T.s: Where does Tom Brady rank?  NFL.com

Tom Brady's the G.O.A.T in the NFL -- but how does he rank among his fellow G.O.A.T.s across the sports world? Adam Rank assembles the G.O.A.T. ranking to ...


New York sees green from mixed-martial arts fights  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Mixed-marital arts has boosted the state's combat sports industry by more than 200 percent, state data released Thursday shows.


In 'Why We Fight,' One Man Searches For Self-Knowledge Through Mixed Martial Arts  NPR

Josh Rosenblatt's personal meditation on fighting and selfhood is replete with engaging literary and historical excursions — giving the idea of fighting a dignity it ...


Bangor fighter set to battle for another mixed martial arts title belt  Bangor Daily News

Bangor's Fred Lear will attempt to win a second regional championship in as many fights on Feb. 1 when he competes for the New England Fights amateur ...


Mixed martial artist has heart for helping  KETV Omaha

Houston Alexander is at ease in the gym, on the dance floor, or in the weight room. He jokes with people. He can talk to anyone. And his radio voice and bright ...


Punch, kick, choke: A mixed martial arts event is coming to Knoxville this weekend  WBIR.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A mixed martial arts competition is coming to Knoxville this weekend. Kicking, punching, and choking are not only encouraged but ...


Mixed Martial Arts: Columbia Station's Lance Palmer earned a huge payday and the PFL title with his New Year's Eve win  Chronicle Telegram

Lance Palmer, left, looks for an opening against Bekbulat Magomedov during their MMA fight at PFL 1 on June 7 at Madison Square Garden in New York.


Mixed Martial Arts fighting: Old foes Velentina Shevchenko, Joanna Jedrzejczyk meet for UFC flyweight belt  Worcester Telegram

TORONTO — Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk were teenagers when they first fought at the muay Thai world championships in 2006. They met ...


The Brawl of Civilizations? A Tale of a Mixed Martial Arts Fighter from Dagestan  Foreign Policy Research Institute

No real honor or glory accrues to those who after the fact resurrect past predictions, but the ascension to global fame of fighters from the tiny Russian region of ...


Meet the Chinese MMA Fighter Taking on the Grandmasters of Kung Fu  TIME

Lifetime Chinese MMA fighter, Xu Xiaodong faces new challenges as he fights the Grandmasters of wushu, usually known as kung fu.


25 of the best moments in mixed martial arts this year  FanSided

As we inch closer to the start of a new year, let's take a look back at the top 25 best moments in mixed martial arts in 2018.


Derrick Lewis Ahead Of UFC 230 Title Fight: I'm Not A Mixed Martial Artist. I'm Just A Brawler  Forbes

Derrick Lewis' approach to MMA might not be the same as many other UFC fighters, but that doesn't mean it hasn't been successful.


Mixed martial arts star McGregor pleads guilty to role in NYC melee  Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor pleaded guilty on Thursday in a Brooklyn courthouse as part of a deal with prosecutors to ...


Mixed Martial Arts Attracts a Global Following, Leading to Interest in Competing in Lansing Area  WKAR

MMA, thanks to the UFC's reach, is bringing fans to local martial arts gym to train. But the experts are wary of using martial arts training to become a.


Season's Beatings 3 mixed martial arts show at Metra on Saturday  Billings Gazette

BILLINGS — The Fusion Fight League's Season's Beatings 3 is scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. at Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark.


Boxing, mixed martial arts event coming to Memorial Hall  Joplin Globe

A combination of professional boxing and mixed martial arts will be on display in downtown Joplin during Rumble in the Heartland at Memorial Hall on Saturday, ...


VIDEO | Is this the worst referee stoppage in mixed martial arts history?  BJPenn.com

Arguably the worst referee stoppage in mixed martial arts history took place in the headliner of last night's LFA 56 event. Austin Hubbard (10-2 MMA) finished ...


A Fighter's Heart: Stormville's Volpe beats ailment to pursue MMA dream  Poughkeepsie Journal

Stormville's Garrett Volpe went from heart failure, being told that he could eventually require a transplant, to living his dream as an MMA fighter.


Mixed Martial Artist Hopes Her KO'd Case Gets Revived (1)  Bloomberg BNA

Leslie Smith, a mixed martial arts fighter who says her career was derailed after she tried to form a union, plans to appeal a decision that rejected her allegations ...


Defenses Against The Most Common Mixed Martial Arts  Police News

With the sport's popularity souring, we are seeing an increasing need to defend ourselves on the street against mixed martial arts techniques. These techniques ...


UFC Wants to Turn Shanghai Into a Mixed Martial Arts Mecca  Sixth Tone

SHANGHAI — It's been a big month for mixed martial arts in China. On Nov. 20, the sport's largest promotion company, Ultimate Fighting Championship, or UFC, ...


Extraordinary! How mixed martial arts is changing the lives of local autistic kids  Dallas News

Devin Miller didn't want to fight. But he felt he had no choice.Kids were making fun of his brother Dylan, who has autism.Dylan didn't talk until...


Mixed Martial Arts returns to Wisconsin: UFC on Fox  La Crosse Tribune

The world's largest mixed martial arts promotion makes its first appearance in Wisconsin in five years on Saturday.


Local Mixed Martial Arts fighters have challenges ahead  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Hampton's Adam Townsend will be traveling halfway around the world for his next Mixed Martial Arts fight, while Johnson City's Dustin Long will be headed to an ...


Rio robber's mistake mugging a female MMA fighter  The Straits Times

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - A robber who tried to steal a cellphone from a young woman in Rio de Janeiro learned the hard way that mugging a mixed martial arts ...


Mixed martial arts: Mayweather denies agreeing to fight Nasukawa  Kyodo News Plus

U.S. boxing star Floyd Mayweather denies agreeing to New Year's Eve bout against Japanese mixed martial arts fighter Tenshin Nasukawa.


Ryan Sanders retains NEF title with victory over Bohn  Bangor Daily News

Ryan Sanders (18-9) won when the cageside doctor stopped the bout after Sanders landed an elbow that opened a cut on Jacob Bohn's head.. Maine news ...


Mixed martial arts: Mayweather TKOs Nasukawa in New Year's Eve show  Kyodo News Plus

Former five-weight-class world champion Floyd Mayweather defeats Japanese mixed martial arts fighter Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing match in ...


Final UFC on Fox event marks end of a mixed martial arts era  Yahoo Sports

Saturday's card in Milwaukee headlined by lightweight contenders Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta marks the 31st and final UFC on Fox fight card.


The strange tale of the US soldier who wanted to teach mixed martial arts to Isis  The Independent

Ikaika Erik Kang stood in front of a Go-Pro camera alongside his Isis assistant, donned a mask, and pressed record. Then, he started grappling. The US citizen ...


From cage fighting to football, Notre Dame Prep's Brock Locnikar locks up his opponents  AZCentral

Notre Dame Prep junior linebacker Brock Locnikar has used his mixed-martial arts fighting background to become football team's top tackler.


Hispanics Making Great Strides in Mixed Martial Arts in 2018  Portada-online.com

What: Between UFC traveling to Buenos Aires and Chile, key broadcast deals by Combate Américas, and impressive victories by Hispanic fighters, the sport of ...


Mixed martial arts: Mayweather to fight kickboxer Nasukawa on NYE  Kyodo News Plus

Veteran boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather will fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in a Rizin Fighting Federation bout on New Year's ...


Mixed Martial Arts: Tardy McGregor angers Nurmagomedov ahead of showdown  Reuters

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Khabib Nurmagomedov stormed out of the final media conference ahead of his lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on ...


Mixed martial artist: Uncovering Bruce Lee's hidden Jewish ancestry  The Times of Israel

Did martial arts legend Bruce Lee have Jewish blood? Although he died 45 years ago at the young age of 32, Lee remains among the world's most famous ...


PFL Throws Punches at Competitors, Offers $1 Mil. Championship Purse  Newsday

There's a new mixed-martial arts league on the block. The Professional Fighters League ー or PFL ー is wrapping up its inaugural season with a championship ...


How Sharice Davids traded in MMA for a shot at political history  The Guardian

On 1 November 2013, Sharice Davids stepped into the cage for her first professional mixed martial arts fight. Dressed in grey leggings with a pink band around ...


Mixed martial arts fighter Sergio Da Silva convicted of robbery for holding up Queens bank  New York Daily News

Sergio Da Silva, 32, was on trial for the Aug. 24, 2017, robbery in which he allegedly said he had a gun and threatened to shoot a bank teller before making off ...


Chuck Liddell knocked out in first round against rival Tito Ortiz  The Tribune

Retired mixed martial arts star Chuck Liddell, ex UFC champion, Cal Poly graduate and former San Luis Obispo, California, resident, was beaten by rival Tito ...


Moraingy: Madagascar’s centuries old version of mixed martial arts  Bloody Elbow

Bare knuckle fighting in Madagascar is the subject of Finbarr O'Reilly's photo-essay for The New York Times.


FITAMINS™, a Cannabis Strategic Ventures Brand, Signs Mixed Martial Arts Fighter and UFC Pioneer Arthur 'One Glove' Jimmerson as Brand Ambassador  GlobeNewswire

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NetworkWire – FITAMINS™, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cannabis Strategic Ventures, Inc. (OTC: ...


Punahou graduate to headline first Bellator mixed martial arts event in Hawaii  Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Mixed martial arts organization Bellator will make its Hawaii debut when Honolulu native and current women's flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane tries to ...


'Baby' Joe Taimanglo retires from mixed martial arts  Pacific Daily News

'Baby' Joe Taimanglo announced his retirement from MMA via his Instagram page on Aug. 3.


Stevens Point's Gary Konkol weighs next move in MMA career  Stevens Point Journal

Stevens Point native Gary Konkol captured an amateur MMA title in September. Now Konkol is ready to join the professional ranks in 2019.


Ex-MMA fighter Sharice Davids could become the first lesbian Native American congresswoman  CNN

Sharice Davids, the attorney and former professional mixed martial arts fighter who won the Democratic nomination for a House seat in Kansas on Tuesday, ...


Mixed Martial Arts, Ballet And Hope — A Local Dancer's Journey To Becoming An Amateur MMA Champion  Utah Public Radio

Mixed Martial Arts — a collision of two opponents leveling strikes, chokes and joint-locks as means of conquering one another. It's a calculated, violent.


The Problem With Mixed Martial Arts  Unreserved Media

Is there anything scarier and more horrifying than mixed martial arts?


Female UFC fighter who beat up mugger rubbishes fake ‘arrest warrant’ story  South China Morning Post

Fake report claimed non-existent Brazilian prosecutor 'Juan Carlos Rosario' ordered 'Iron Lady' Polyana Viana's arrest for 'excessive self-defence' after ...


Mixed Martial Arts: Stipe Miocic stopped by Daniel Cormier, loses UFC heavyweight title  Chronicle Telegram

Daniel Cormier, right, fights Stipe Miocic during a heavyweight title bout at UFC 226 on Saturday in Las Vegas. AP. <; >. Share. Tweet. Share. Email. Print.