Articles about Mixed Martial Arts

MIXED martial arts and boxing are back in business in Nevada.The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously agreed on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) to allow two UFC events and two Top Rank boxing shows in Las Vegas over the next two weeks.The ...
May 28, 2020
MMA
BELLATOR President Scott Coker spent time during the coronavirus pandemic like so many others, binging on Netflix and catching up on "Tiger King.""That's a crazy show," Coker said.Coker would love for mixed martial arts fans to catch up ...
Mar 30, 2020
MMA
JON Jones survived a giant scare from a gutsy Dominick Reyes to hack out a unanimous decision win and retain his light heavyweight title in UFC 247 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.Jones set ...
Feb 9, 2020
If you grew up in the early 2000s, then chances are that tucked away in your many bootleg MP3 files was a catchy hit which reasoned that success in the hip-hop game boils down to "10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated ...
Jan 18, 2020
MMA
JOSHUA Pacio braces for another challenge for his One strawweight world title as he takes on Alex Silva in the main event of One: Fire and Fury on January 31 at Mall of Asia Arena.This will be the second title defense ...
Dec 12, 2019
As I climb the stairs leading up to Round 1 in San Juan, I realize that fighting gyms all have a distinct yet familiar aura.This training hall only opened this year, so it's far from your dingy, backwoods boxing gyms ...
Oct 16, 2019
MMA
MIKE Tyson is ready to talk your ears off about MMA.The former heavyweight champion is set to join the Professional Fighters League as host of the new series "Mike Tyson's New Fight Game: The PFL," which will debut this ...
Oct 8, 2019
MMA
LOS ANGELES - Mixed martial arts great Anderson "Spider" Silva of Brazil has become a US citizen in a naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles.The US Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed Silva and about 8,000 other people as they took their oaths ...
Jul 24, 2019
MMA
STEPHEN Loman retained his the Brave bantamweight championship with a technical knockout win over Elias Boudegzdame in the main event of Brave 22: Storm of Warriors on Friday night at Mall of Asia Arena.The 27-year-old leaned on his striking ...
Mar 16, 2019
MMA
CONROE, Texas - An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, was captured on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas, authorities said.Cedric Marks was taken into custody after a nine-hour ...
Feb 4, 2019
MMA
SINGAPORE - Fight fans can have all-day access to One Fighting Championship matches through the Super App.The app, launched on Monday at the Marina Bay Sands, will provide access to the fights of the Asian MMA outfit and will also broadcast ...
May 14, 2018
MMA
PHILADELPHIA - Ronda Rousey has ditched UFC for WWE.Once the most dangerous women in MMA, Rousey officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.The former UFC ...
Jan 29, 2018
MMA
EDMONTON - When Arjan Bhullar climbed the UFC octagon for the first time on Saturday night, he didn't just reach the loftiest peak of MMA competition, he carried with him a quest greater than personal glory.In front of a sold- ...
Sep 12, 2017
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor was exhausted and hurt by the 10th round, his audacious venture undone by every logical problem with a mixed martial artist entering a professional boxing ring for the first time to take on the most accomplished boxer of ...
Aug 28, 2017
MMA
BUFFALO, New York - With a vicious choke, Daniel Cormier forced Anthony Johnson into submission and retirement.Cormier's next title challenger?Pick a fighter outside of the cage.Cormier easily defeated "Rumble" Johnson for the second time in two years, using ...
Apr 9, 2017
MMA
MANCHESTER, England - Michael Bisping retained his UFC middleweight title early by taking a unanimous decision victory over Dan Henderson at UFC 204 at the Manchester Arena on Sunday, ending the retiring American's career in defeat.The fight started tentatively, with ...
Oct 9, 2016
MMA
MOSCOW - The Moscow-backed leader of the Russian region of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, faced criticism on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) after his sons took part in televised mixed martial arts fights involving children as young as eight.One of Kadyrov's ...
Oct 6, 2016
A TOP official of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has expressed concern over national associations losing top fighters in professional mixed martial arts organizations.Wushu Federation Philippines secretary general Julian Camacho said he plans to take up the issue to the POC ...
May 25, 2016
MMA
ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's Assembly voted, 113-25, on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to legalize mixed martial arts, clearing the way for fights late this year and expanding the combat sport into the last state to still prohibit it. ...
Mar 23, 2016
MMA
SENATOR Francis 'Chiz' Escudero wants the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) to monitor and strictly implement tight regulations on both amateur and professional mixed martial arts fights to ensure the safety of fighters.Escudero noted that ...
Nov 23, 2015
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