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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.


Sherdog’s Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings - Blessed Era  Sherdog.com

Max Holloway shrugged off questions regarding his health to author the performance of a lifetime at UFC 231.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Valentina Shevchenko in no rush to fight Joanna Jedrzejczyk again  MMA Fighting

Valentina Shevchenko defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 231.


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, ...


Kevin Lee feels it’s his ‘personal duty’ to put Al Iaquinta ‘back on the prelims’  MMA Fighting

Kevin Lee re-watched his 2014 meeting with Al Iaquinta when discussions first arose for the two lightweight contenders to rematch at UFC on FOX 31. Lee was ...


Tito Ortiz quickly ends Chuck Liddell’s return to Mixed Martial Arts at the Forum  OCRegister

Chuck Liddell said so himself. At the age of 48, after spending the past eight years away from professional fighting, if he couldn't beat his former friend and twice ...


CEO Chatri Sityodtong sees ONE potentially being bigger in Japan than Pride FC  Sportskeeda

One of the most highly-anticipated stops on ONE Championship's 2019 schedule will be their maiden trip to The Land of the Rising Sun, Japan.


Indian MMA fighter withdraws from Brave 20 due to injury  Sportskeeda

Abdul Muneer drops out of the fight card for Brave 20 due to shoulder injury during wrestling sessions.


Jon Jones license reinstated by CSAC, cleared to fight Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232  MMA Mania

Jon Jones will be eligible to compete against Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC 232 main event after having his license reinstated by CSAC on Tuesday.


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?


Former MMA writer Iain Kidd convicted of child pornography-related charges  MMA Mania

Former Bloody Elbow writer Iain Kidd was convicted of downloading and possessing child pornography in Sept. 2018, according to Evening Times, a Glasgow, ...


ONE Championship lands three-year broadcast deal on TNT (Updated)  MMA Mania

ONE Championship continues to make headlines as it wraps up its 2018 fight campaign, landing a three-year broadcast deal that will put the Singapore-based ...


Chatri Sityodtong has big plans for ONE Championship in Japan  FanSided

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO, Chatri Sityodtong, has big plans for ONE Championship in Japan in 2018.


Pass the mic! Michael Bisping is the newest member of UFC’s commentating team  MMA Mania

Former middleweight champion Michael Bisping is now the newest member of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) commentating team and will begin ...


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 ...


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 ...


5 Reasons why Gegard Mousasi is the best Middleweight in MMA  Sportskeeda

"The Dreamcatcher" is the best Middleweight on the planet today, and these facts prove it!


ESPN ‘Dominant 20’ lists UFC champ Daniel Cormier at No. 3  MMA Mania

Who is the most dominant athlete in sports? ESPN recently released its “Dominant 20” list to find out, and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight ...


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.


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 ...


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: ...


Elvin Espinoza feeling better than ever ahead of pro MMA debut at XFN 22  My MMA News.com

Elvin Espinoza (6-2), current XFN MMA amateur lightweight champion will make his professional debut Saturday, December 15 at XFN 22.


UFC 232: Referee, judging assignments set for Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson rematch  MMA Mania

UFC 232 referee and judges named for the Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson rematch on Sat., Dec. 29, 2018 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Slap to woman’s buttocks in fitness class leads to lawsuit against Lenexa boxing club  Kansas City Star

A woman who alleges that a trainer slapped her forcefully on the buttocks during a fitness class at Title Boxing in Lenexa has filed a lawsuit in Johnson County.


LOCAL: Jasinski celebrates 18th birthday with MMA win  Kankakee Daily Journal

Thomas Jasinski's birthday took the backseat to his first experience in the cage.


5 best MMA fighters from Malaysia  FOX Sports Asia

Mixed martial arts in Southeast Asia is on the rise, and Malaysia is a country that is just starting to reap the rewards of that.


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 ...


MMA: Former Catawba star bringing event to Salisbury on Dec. 15 - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com. SALISBURY — From 2001-04, Rodney Wallace ran the ball with as much force and passion as anyone ever ...


Top 5 fights taking place this weekend, not in the UFC or Bellator  My MMA News.com

Here are five fights that are flying below that radar, yet am highly interested in, and hopefully after you finish reading, you will be too. Top 5 fights.


Trading Shots: How should MMA media handle Greg Hardy and UFC's response to questions about him?  MMAjunkie

After Greg Hardy's first UFC fight booking set off a tricky situation for the promotion and the media that cover it, what did we learn? Retired UFC and WEC fighter ...


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.


Pluto TV Just Added Two New Channels  Cord Cutters News, LLC

Today Pluto TV added two new channels River Monsters & CombatGO. Here is a little bit more about each channel: River Monsters: (Ch 511). Travel around the ...


Valentina Shevchenko discusses possible future rematch with Joanna Jedrzejczyk  BJPenn.com

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 232, Valentina Shevchenko captured the vacant UFC women's flyweight title with a dominant decision defeat of ...


USADA Explains 'Glitch' In Brock Lesnar's Testing Data  LowKick MMA

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has issued a statement on the recent “glitch” that occurred and affected Brock Lesnar's testing data.


How Myanmar women martial artists smash stereotypes  Myanmar Times

In Myanmar's recent past, martial arts was a sport reserved for men. However, a fledgling group of females are battling in and out of the ring to change attitudes ...


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 ...


Phoe Thaw expresses his passion for mixed martial arts  Myanmar Times

Despite having support from local fans, Myanmar's Phoe Thaw lost to Malaysia's Keanu Subba at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon late last month.


Shevchenko Would Have ‘No Problem’ Defending UFC Gold Against Eye  MMA News

Valentina Shevchenko is aware of Jessica Eye's constant push for a title shot. "Bullet" says she has no problem defending her title against Eye.


Details on Iain Kidd’s crimes, conviction, and termination from Bloody Elbow  Bloody Elbow

Here are the details on Iain Kidd's criminal conviction and dismissal from Bloody Elbow.


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 ...


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 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 ...


Bemidji MMA fighters compete in Hopkins  Bemidji Pioneer

The Bemidji Total Martial Arts Academy MMA fighters debuted at the Grappling Industries Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling tournament on Saturday, Nov.


Ten Fighters We Would Love To See At Bellator Dublin In February  Pundit Arena

Bellator grabbed quite a few European headlines after they signed a large number of Irish fighters in one quick swoop, with a return to Dublin set.


Midnight Mania! Khabib advises aspiring female fighters to just stay home  MMA Mania

Welcome to Midnight Mania! UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was asked if he had advice for female fighters. The Dagestani took his time ...


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 ...


ONE: Destiny of Champions live results and highlights  BJPenn.com

On Friday night (Friday morning in North America), ONE Championship returned to the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with ONE: Destiny of Champions ...


Reviewing Alliance MMA (AMMA) & Butler National (BUKS)  Fairfield Current

Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) and Butler National (OTCMKTS:BUKS) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better ...


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 ...


UFC reportedly told MMA media members to just focus on UFC 231 at press conference, not Greg Hardy  Bloody Elbow

After Greg Hardy was booked on the same card with a survivor of domestic abuse, MMA journalists were allegedly told to only ask questions about Saturday ...


Krishna Shroff reveals Tiger Shroff inspired her to take up Mixed Martial Arts  Daily News & Analysis

Tiger and Krishna Shroff have, time and again, been giving their fans the ultimate fitness goals. A testimony of the same was recently witnessed with a joint ...


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.


UFC 231: Nina Ansaroff hopeful for title shot with win vs. Claudia Gadelha, but also a 'realist'  CBSSports.com

Ansaroff knows her limits in the sport and won't push herself.


MMA fighter appears in court in assault case  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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


Milestone Year Celebrated By Oakdale MMA  Oakdale Leader

Grand Master is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon you. It was offered to me on a few different occasions but I felt like I wasn't ready;” said Grand ...


EA Sports UFC 3 Roster Adds Legendary Fighters, Fight Night Champion Characters  VGR.com

On Friday, the EA Sports UFC 3 roster received two absolute legends in the world of MMA as well as a few Fight Night champions on the rise.


Buzukja, fresh off pro debut, fighting again at ROC 66  Newsday

Seaford resident faces Nick Rodrigues in a lightweight bout in Atlantic City on Friday.


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.


Dominating force  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Joe Movsessian was always destined for athletics. After all, the Movsessians of New Ipswich are an athletic family; mother Dana is a weightlifter and Crossfit ...


How May Ooi remains in top condition in the offseason  The New Paper

Others News - ONE Championship's martial artists are known around the world for their stamina, agility, and power. That is especially true of “Mighty” May Ooi.


Ireland coach Joe Schmidt nominated for Halberg Award  New Zealand Herald

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has been nominated for Coach of the Year for the Halberg Awards. The official nomination comes just two weeks after the ...


Miesha Tate says move to ONE partly because she doesn’t ‘identify’ with the ‘sh*t show’ western promotion has…  MMA Fighting

Miesha Tate discussed her move to ONE Championship and we she is so disenchanted with the western style of fight promotion.


Rhys McKee makes winning Cage Warriors debut  BBC Sport

Rhys McKee marks his Cage Warriors debut with a first-round stoppage victory over Jefferson George in Cardiff.


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 ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


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.


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...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 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 ...


'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.


Pro, amateur Mixed Martial Arts coming to the Orbit Room Nov. 17  MLive.com

Esteban Rodriguez is expected to make his pro debut in his hometown.


Mixed Martial Arts in India and Kumite 1 League: A Step In The Right Direction  Sportskeeda

Where is the Indian Mixed Martial Arts Scene going with the arrival of the Kumite 1 League?


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 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 ...


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.


MMA meets boxing under one roof this Saturday  Orlando Sentinel

If you're a fan of combat sports, but you're looking for a little variety, Casselberry is the place for you on Saturday night. “Clash of the Titans” at Orlando Live ...


Mixed martial arts class in Lamar fights bullying  Lamar Ledger

Arnulfo Ortega, with Mayhem MMA, local MMA trained fighter, is teaching Lamar youth how to combat a bully.


Harvey scores first-round win at Bangor mixed martial arts show  observer-me.com

BANGOR — Several mixed martial arts teammates from Young's MMA in the Queen City stepped into the cage at the Cross Insurance Center's main ballroom ...


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 ...


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?


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 ...


Local fighters top Bangor MMA card — Mixed Martial Arts — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

The upcoming New England Fights mixed martial arts show scheduled for Sept. 8 at the Cross insurance Center in Bangor will have a distinct local flavor.. Maine ...


MMA Can Teach Your Business More Than to Roll With the Punches  Inc.com

Business isn't a spectator sport, of course, but we can learn some surprising and valuable lessons from athletes and organizations alike.


Former HBO Sports executive Mark Taffet will launch a new, team-based mixed martial arts league in July  ESPN

Former HBO Sports executive Mark Taffet will launch a new, team-based mixed martial arts league in July.


Mixed Martial Arts: Lloyd 'Albie' McKinney shines in Bellator debut  La Crosse Tribune

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — When the referee called off the match due to his opponent's tap out, Lloyd “Albie” McKinney said he felt something that might have ...