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Mixed Martial Arts Mounting Popularity in Europe  MMA Sucka

MMA is becoming trendier in Europe. Ten years ago no one knew about the sport except a small group of individuals who were dedicated fans.


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.


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.


Hawaii came away a winner in MMA event  West Hawaii Today

Saturday night was a fight promoter's dream. The combination of a headliner with local ties, a championship bout, and a boisterous crowd of 6,500 made for the ...


Dan Ige: Meet the Hardest Working Man in All of Mixed Martial Arts  Yahoo Sports

When Dan Ige showed up in Las Vegas from his home in Hawaii, he had $26 to his name. At the time, Ige was a young up and coming fighter who wanted ...


Fitness, self-defense can go hand-in-hand with 2019 lifestyle changes  Pensacola News Journal

The bloody blows of the ring aren't just for prize fighters as numerous local gyms offer classes in various types of martial arts training programs.


Community roundup: Local MMA star wins bout in Atlantic City  The Daily Herald

Miranda Granger continued her meteoric rise, defeating Jamie Colleen by 1st-round submission.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


He’s back! Vitor Belfort plans 2019 MMA return following brief retirement - ‘I still got fight left in me’  MMA Mania

Longtime MMA veteran Vitor Belfort says he will put his retirement on hold and plans to return to action in 2019. As far as who he will fight for, "The Phenom" ...


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 ...


Global Mixed Martial Arts Equipments Market 2018 Industry demands, Estimates size, Expanding Trends and New Opportunities 2025  Sun Star Times

QY Market Insights presents a new study report titled Global Mixed Martial Arts Equipments Market Research Report 2018-2025, a complete research analysis of ...


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

Mixed martial arts star Chuck Liddell, who came out of retirement to fight rival Tito Ortiz on Saturday night, lost to Ortiz in the first round, according to CBS Sports.


Mixed martial arts company supports Domestic Violence Shelter with Dec. 15 event  Richland Source

A Loudonville-based business that promotes amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) fights throughout Ohio hopes to use its influence to the benefit of the Richland ...


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, ...


UFC News: India's first UFC fighter receives a 2-year USADA suspension over steroid use  Sportskeeda

India's first ever UFC featherweight contender, Bharat Kandare, has been suspended for two years after he tested positive for performance-enhancing ...


Aaron Chalmers promises to deliver U.K., Irish TV deal before Bellator Newcastle  MMA Fighting

A valuable commodity in the television world before transitioning to mixed martial arts, Aaron Chalmers has promised to help deliver a U.K. and Irish television ...


Conor McGregor motivated for comeback, planning to launch ‘rockets’ in 2019  Bloody Elbow

Conor McGregor is fired up about his return to the Octagon.


Scott Coker: Roster issues, lack of ‘A game’ cause for UFC 233 cancelation  MMA Mania

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker reacts to the cancellation of UFC 233 and posits roster issues as the culprit behind the promotion's decision to bail.


Japan's 'Ninja Boy' aims to take down Mayweather  FRANCE 24

Matsudo (Japan) (AFP). Japanese kickboxer Tenshin "Ninja Boy" Nasukawa said Tuesday he wants to use the element of surprise to defeat boxing superstar ...


Adnan Sami on How Mixed Martial Arts is the Ultimate Stress Buster  News18

Adnan Sami has been learning various striking and grappling techniques, adding to my overall strength training.


Bobby Green announces retirement from MMA following UFC Milwaukee loss - ‘I’m going to focus on my kids’  MMA Mania

MMA veteran Bobby Green is calling it quits after his unanimous decision loss to Drakkar Klose last night (Sat., Dec. 15, 2018) at UFC on FOX 31 from inside ...


Bellator Hawaii's best moments: 8 from the 808  MMAjunkie

Bellator's doubleheader in Hawaii was a huge hit, and MMAjunkie Radio's Dan Tom counts down the best moments of the weekend.


MMA: Bellator 213 beckons for Hilo’s Mizuguchi  Hawaii Tribune Herald

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Hilo's Russell Mizuguchi is “super stoked” for his flyweight bout Saturday at Bellator 213 at Neal Blaisdell Center in ...


Lightweight and Flyweight Tournaments highlight ONE’s first quarter calendar in 2019  Sportskeeda

The first quarter of 2019 could very much set the tone for the rest of the year for ONE Championship.


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

A week has passed since the news broke that Bellator are returning to Dublin in February and in that time, it has become clear that something special.


ONE Championship Bringing MMA to B/R Live and TNT  Bleacher Report

One of the largest fighting promotions in the world has found a broadcasting home in the United States. Turner Sports has reached a three-year partnership with ...


The singular ambition of mixed martial arts impresario Victor Cui  ABS-CBN News

As a boy, Victor Cui was introduced to the world of sports by his father, a boxing aficionado. His old man showed him how physical exertion could tame his ...


Reebok payouts for UFC on FOX 31: Charles Oliveira, Jim Miller bank big bucks in Milwaukee  MMAmania.com

UFC on FOX 31 results: It's time to see who went home with the biggest slice of the Reebok sponsorship pie following a big night of fights in Milwaukee.


MMA promoter Bellator hits up UK PR agency to push European expansion  PRWeek

The second largest mixed martial arts (MMA) championship, Bellator, has appointed The PHA Group to promote its events in the UK and Europe in 2019. News.


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.


Geje Eustaquio considering career in mountain biking after mixed martial arts  INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—Mountain biking only started out as a hobby for Geje Eustaquio but it slowly turned into a craft. ADVERTISEMENT ...


Tiger Shroff takes Mixed Martial Arts to another level with sister Krishna Shroff  Daily News & Analysis

Bollywood's heartthrob Tiger Shroff has recently started a Mixed Martial Arts accredited centre with his sister Krishna Shroff and taken his love MMA to a whole ...


Here Are 8 Potential Candidates To Buy The Seattle Seahawks  Forbes

The Seattle Seahawks sit in a trust after the death of longtime owner Paul Allen. A potential sale is expected to shatter the record for a North American sports ...


MMA fighter recovering from attack  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Mixed martial arts fighter Arnold Berdon, 27, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault in the Sunday morning beating that sent his wife, mixed ...


Fight club: why Asian mixed martial arts is going global  The Times

Unlike UFC, its brash American cousin, the leading Asian mixed martial arts franchise is based on traditional values. Now, with its popularity exploding, One ...


Brian Ortega Healed Rather Quickly From UFC 231 Injuries (Photo)  MMA News

UFC featherweight title challenger Brian Ortega healed from his UFC 231 injuries rather quickly, as he shows off his healing progress in a recent photo.


Mixed Martial Arts: A Guideline for Beginners  MMA Corner

Martial arts fighting has gained popularity in mainstream sports over the last decade. Whether you are curious about how mixed martial arts can transform your.


Fightweets: Oscar De La Hoya vs. Dana White feud gets ridiculous  MMA Fighting

It's Bellator's big weekend in Hawaii; the final UFC on FOX is tonight; and Invicta is putting on its latest show, too. So of course the big news item of note the other ...


Oscar De La Hoya on future of Golden Boy MMA: ‘As long as Dana White’s not paying his fighters, I’m going to …  Bloody Elbow

First a champion inside the ring, then one of Boxing's most prominent promoters outside of it — in July of 2018, Oscar De La Hoya announced that he was ...


Sage Northcutt Isn’t Worried About Spreading Himself Thin At ONE  MMA News

Sage Northcutt isn't worried about taking on too many things upon his ONE Championship arrival. Northcutt is expected to make his ONE Championship debut ...


Vallejo has homegrown MMA fighting talent with Laroco and Hernandez  Vallejo Times Herald

Ever since the term Mixed Martial Arts was first used in a review of UFC 1 by television critic Howard Rosenberg in 1993, the sport has grown dramatically.


Present Trend: Alliance MMA (NASDAQ: AMMA)  Reagents Global Market

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Alliance MMA. The EPS growth rate, as it is typically calle.


ONE CHAMPIONSHIP SIGNS MIXED MARTIAL ARTS VETERAN YOSHIHIRO AKIYAMA  The Nation

Singapore: - The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that it has added Korean-Japanese ...


Dana White punches back as Oscar De La Hoya claims that UFC underpays its fighters  CBS Sports

De La Hoya has dipped his toes into the MMA waters, and it has clearly ruffled some feathers.


MMA Documentary: Fighting in the Age of Loneliness Episode 1 - The invention of fighting for money  Bloody Elbow

Felix Biederman and Jon Bois, in partnership with SBNation are tackling MMA, its history, its current evolution, and its place in American society in this 5-part ...


California commission, USADA butt heads on jurisdiction, Jon Jones case  MMA Fighting

California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive officer Andy Foster no longer wants USADA, the UFC's anti-doping partner, to adjudicate cases that ...


Tiger Shroff takes MMA to international level with sister Krishna Shroff  Bollywood Hungama

Bollywood's heartthrob Tiger Shroff has recently started a MMA accredited centre with his sister Krishna Shroff taken his love for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to a ...


MMA fighter pleads not guilty to beating UFC fighter wife  West Hawaii Today

A photo provided by the Honolulu Police Department shows Arnold Berdon III. Honolulu police arrested Berdon, a mixed martial arts fighter, on charges of ...


ONE Championship: Brandon Vera Says Mixed Martial Arts Is A Feasible Career Choice  ABS-CBN News

ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon Vera believes that becoming a mixed martial artist is a good career choice.


Bellator 212: Frank Mir defeated by Javy Ayala, UFC, MMA news  NEWS.com.au

The fall from grace for former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir continued on Saturday during the Bellator 212 fight night.In the co-main event, Mir looked ...


Charles Dion McDowell, the 'Neck Guy,' Training to Become MMA Fighter  Heavy.com

Charles Dion McDowell, who has become known online as the “neck guy,” was recently offered a chance to compete at an upcoming Island Fights boxing or ...


Catriona Gray's Miss Universe win inspires Filipina warrior Rome Trinidad  ABS-CBN News

�Catriona is truly an inspiration for us women. She is a living proof that anything is possible through hard work,� - Rome Trinidad (Catriona Gray photo from ...


Jon Jones Taught Mike Perry The 'Secret' To Mixed Martial Arts  LowKick MMA

“You need position on the ground. Jon Jones told me the secret to MMA is ground-and-pound. There were some times where I had positions on Cowboy that I ...


Gloucester cage fighter secures professional contract after three straight wins  Gloucestershire Live

Christian Duncan is unsure if he is going to take the contract though.


Movers to Watch For: Alliance MMA, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMMA); LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMFA)  The Newburgh Press

Alliance MMA, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMMA) Alliance MMA, Inc. is a mixed martial arts organization offering the premier developmental league for mixed martial arts.


Fighting in the age of loneliness: A history of MMA  SB Nation

Throughout its history, mixed martial arts have served as a refuge for people disillusioned and confounded by the world at large. The sport was invented by ...


Martial Arts and Physiotherapy on Offer at New Darlington Business  Business Up North

A local entrepreneur has combined a 15-year career in martial arts with his skills as a senior physiotherapist to launch a new Darlington-based business ...


Floyd Mayweather shuts down possibility of competing in MMA  Sporting News

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather has often teased the idea of competing in MMA with posts on social media. Although it would likely yield him a massive ...


Sean O'Connell is looking to take down the Alabama of PFL on New Years Eve  My MMA News.com

It's been a life changing year for Sean “The Real OC” O'Connell. This time last year, O'Connell was unsure of his future in MMA. He had been cut by the UFC ...


BBC Get Inspired: Is boxing or MMA safe for children?  BBC Sport

Some children are being introduced to combat sports at a young age, but are they risking serious brain injuries?


Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) vs. Cedar Fair (FUN) Financial Comparison  Fairfield Current

Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) and Cedar Fair (NYSE:FUN) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two ...


Accused of gruesome murder, former Presidente supermarket owner sued for wrongful death  Miami Herald

Manuel Marin, ex-owner with the Presidente supermarket chain, is being sued by the family of a man found killed in West Miami-Dade, FL, in 2011. Marin is ...


Chuck Liddell eyes ‘Rampage’ rematch following final win over Tito Ortiz  MMAmania.com

Chuck Liddell plans to beat Tito Ortiz (again) under the Golden Boy MMA banner, then call for a rematch against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in Bellator MMA.


Japanese-Korean martial arts star Yoshihiro Akiyama joins ONE Championship  FanSided

Japanese-Korean martial arts star Yoshihiro Akiyama is one of the latest athletes to join ONE Championship.


How Ilima-Lei Macfarlane keeps her head in check as Hawaii hometown date approaches  MMA Fighting

Ilima Lei-Macfarlane will headline Bellator 213 in Honolulu.


MMA fighter accused of attacking wife Rachael Ostovich to appear in court  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An Mixed Martial Arts fighter accused of attacking his wife is expected to appear in court Monday. Arnold Berdon was charged ...


UFC and MMA Veteran Bobby Voelker Finds New Home at Shamrock FC  MMA Sucka

UFC and MMA Veteran Bobby Voelker returns this weekend when he takes on Darrius Flowers in the main event at Shamrock FC 313.


XFN 22 results - Headkick TKO highlight, Watch Preliminary Bouts For FREE  My MMA News.com

Xtreme Fighting Nation hosted XFN 22, a night of mixed martial arts action, on Saturday, December 15, from the War Memorial Auditorium in Ft. Lauderdale.


5 real life Iron Fists in MMA  FOX Sports Asia

MMA is full of hard hitters, but these five individuals have the kind of power that is enough to end any fight in the blink of an eye - Kun Lun style!


U.S. Cage Fighter Enters A New Arena: Russian Politics  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Since his election to a city council outside Moscow, American mixed martial artist turned Russian politician Jeff Monson is fighting to prove he's no Kremlin tool.


Arnold Berdon pleads not guilty in alleged assault against Rachael Ostovich  MMA Mania

MMA fighter Arnold Berdon pleads not guilty to second-degree assault after being charged in the alleged attack on his wife, UFC flyweight Rachael Ostovich.


Chael Sonnen gives harsh critique of Tito Ortiz vs. Chuck Liddell ‘disaster’  BJPenn.com

Last weekend, UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz met for a third time. They did so in the main event of the first MMA card promoted by long-time ...


Police want to 'locate' kickboxer after horror shooting AND mass brawl at MMA event  Liverpool Echo

Police wish to speak to a former kickboxer from Liverpool in relation to a shooting which left a man fighting for life and a mass brawl at a mixed martial arts event.


MMA fighter appears in court on charge of assaulting wife, UFC contender Rachael Ostovich  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A 27-year-old mixed martial arts fighter accused of allegedly assaulting his wife in Makaha made his initial court appearance at Honolulu District Court today.


The air up there  INQUIRER.net

Getting to Marques “Mark” Sangiao's house is a workout in itself. The La Trinidad jeepney ride to Benguet State University (BSU) is just the start. To visit the ...


Comparing Madison Square Garden (MSG) & Alliance MMA (AMMA)  Modern Readers

Madison Square Garden (NYSE:MSG) and Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business?


Paul Kimmage meets renowned MMA coach John Kavanagh - who gives a passionate defence of his sport and most notorious pupil  Independent.ie

Two years ago, on the morning of my first visit to the Straight Blast Gym (SBG) on the Naas Road, I scribbled a last-minute warning in my notes.


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 ...


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

Derrick Lewis isn't like many other mixed martial artists. In fact, Lewis, who faces UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on Nov. 3 in the main event of UFC ...


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, ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


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...


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.


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: ...


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: 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 ...


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 ...


54-year-old Mainer's mixed martial arts journey comes to an end  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — At 54, Patrick Kelly offered first-hand evidence of his belief that age is just a number as he stepped into the mixed martial arts cage at the ...


Serrano continues MMA transition in Combate bout  Newsday

Amanda Serrano belongs in the same conversation with Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya. They are the only three boxers in the century-plus history of ...


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.


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 ...


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.


The Problem With Mixed Martial Arts  Unreserved Media

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


Mixed Martial Arts Fighter From San Diego Restrains Suspected Burglar -  KUSI

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A man suspected of burglarizing a City Heights home was taken down by a resident who also happened to be an experienced mixed ...


Mixed martial arts return to Bangor in September  Bangor Daily News

The Maine-based New England Fights mixed martial arts promotion has announced plans to return to Bangor for the third straight year, with “NEF 35: Wicked ...