Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Brock Lesnar made his first retirement from mixed martial arts after an exhausting battle with diverticulitis, the loss of his heavyweight title to Cain Velasquez, and a sound defeat at the hands (and knees) of Alistair Overeem. Show More Summary
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has made a late change to its upcoming UFC on FOX 15 mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card, which takes place inside the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Sat., April 18, 2015. That's because...Show More Summary
In combat sports, it takes the two individuals in the fight to create special moments. Mixed martial arts has seen its fair share of those moments to build some of the stars that we see today. Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rose Namajunas are two strawweights with the potential to develop star power. Show More Summary
Lorenzo Fertitta, UFC® Chairman & CEO, today thanked the New York State Senate for passing the bill to legalize and regulate mixed martial arts (MMA) in New York, the last state in the nation where professional MMA remains illegal, for … Continue reading ? The post Fallon to Gov. Cuomo: ‘Make It Happen’ appeared first on Boxing News.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey intends to procreate after she wraps up what is quickly turning out to be a hall-of-fame mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Sorry, she's not into short dudes. As for the rest of you -- even the tall and bald like me -- it's time to practice your game. Show More Summary
Justin Wren may have never ventured back into the realm of mixed martial arts had he not experienced an almost-kismet-like vision about the Congo in 2011. But according to Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole, Wren followed what he thought was a...Show More Summary
Tickets for the upcoming UFC 189 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which takes place on July 11, 2015, inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, will go on sale to the general public this Friday (March 27, 2015) at 10 a.m. Show More Summary
Happy trails! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Nick Catone has retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) after an injury forced him to withdraw from his Vitor Miranda bout at the upcoming UFC on FOX 15: "Machida vs. Rockhold"...Show More Summary
Mixed martial arts has provided a platform for a successful transition to the big screen for a number of high-profile fighters.
Co-promotion? Cris "Cyborg" Justino has seemingly done what no other modern mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter on the planet has ever done -- including Fedor Emelianenko (M-1), Gilbert Melendez (Strikeforce), Eddie Alvarez (Bellator MMA), etc. Show More Summary
"The Thorn," a theatrical adaption based on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ that includes acrobatics and martial arts, will be performed at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, which was founded by its former pastor, Ted Haggard.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey has been making the media rounds while in New York this week to help push for the legalization of mixed martial arts (MMA) in the "Big Apple" and beyond. Not...Show More Summary
UFC 185 may be ancient history for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, but that shouldn't stop anyone from checking out this quick refresher on what made the "Pettis vs. dos Anjos" pay-per-view (PPV) event such an enjoyable viewing experience. Show More Summary
Jorge Masvidal wants a fight, and he doesn't mean a mixed martial arts bout in its strictest sense. He already knows he's getting that. He and opponent "Raging" Al Iaquinta signed on to fight in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 63...Show More Summary
Mixed martial arts is still a young sport, and that means there should be more flexibility to changing rules. All sport change their rules to make their games more exciting and more safe. The major sports all convene on a yearly basis to discuss rule changes. Show More Summary
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) "World Tour" rages on for the upcoming UFC 189: "Aldo vs. McGregor" mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view (PPV) event on July 11, 2015, set to go down inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,...Show More Summary
Mixed martial arts—a euphemistic name for what essentially boils down to "beating the shit out of another human being until they faint and/or die," might soon be made legal in New York. Hooray!? [ more › ]
UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was in Albany, N.Y., on Monday to lobby Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state’s legislators to legalize professional mixed martial arts fighting in the state. New York is the only remaining state to have an MMA ban, but with state assembly speaker Sheldon Silver out of the picture, the restriction […]
For years, Kurt Angle teased attempting to see how far his wrestling prowess could take him in mixed martial arts. But he never became an MMA fighter on account of the fact the former Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist didn'tShow More Summary
Thailand's top mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, Full Metal Dojo (FMD), returns on May 9th with a card consisting of three amateur tournaments. All of which will be settled in one night and involve four fighters from different regions...Show More Summary