Stories tagged: MMA
Sat., June 3, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Max Holloway stops Jose Aldo in 3rd, wins UFC featherweight belt
Max Holloway claimed the undisputed UFC featherweight title on Saturday night, stopping long-reigning champion Jose Aldo in the third round of an impressive upset victory.
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Stipe Miocic beats Junior Dos Santos to retain UFC heavyweight title
Stipe Miocic beat Junior Dos Santos with a first-round technical knockout to defend his heavyweight title at UFC 211. In the co-main event, Joanna Jedrzejczyk scored a unanimous, five-round decision …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Stipe Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Junior Dos Santos
Stipe Miocic will have to beat a former champion has already beaten him if he wants to become only the fifth UFC heavyweight fighter to defend his title twice. Miocic …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Ronda Rousey announces engagement to fighter Travis Browne
Forget the octagon, Ronda Rousey is buzzing about a ring after announcing her engagement to fellow MMA fighter Travis Browne. Rousey flashed the ring and made the announcement in a …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Demetrious Johnson matches UFC record with 10th flyweight title defense
Demetrious Johnson picked apart Wilson Reis before catching him in an arm bar and forcing him to submit. Johnson retained his UFC flyweight title for the 10th time to match …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Jon Jones as confident as ever while serving latest UFC ban
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may have lost a year of his career because of a doping ban. He’s not lost his familiar bluster. Jones referred to himself …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Title bouts highlight fight fan-friendly UFC 209 card
UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday is packed with talent, if not fighters with worldwide name recognition. In the main event, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and …
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Holly Holm tries to avoid one-hit wonder status at UFC 208
Holly Holm can become the first two-division champion in UFC women’s history when she fights Germaine de Randamie in the main event of UFC 208. Holm can join Conor McGregor, …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
No Fights ‘til Brooklyn: Holly Holm, Anderson Silva headline UFC NY return
Holly Holm can join Conor McGregor, Randy Couture and B.J. Penn as the only two-division champs in UFC history. Holm fights Germaine de Randamie in the maint event of UFC …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 8 p.m.
Chang Sung Jung ready for UFC return after long absence
Chan Sung Jung knows he won’t have an easy return to the octagon after a 3 1/2-year absence. Jung, back after a mandatory two-year military stint in his native South …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Valentina Shevchenko stops Spokane’s Julianna Pena at UFC Denver
Valentina Shevchenko stopped Julianna Pena with an armbar late in the second round Saturday night, establishing herself as the top contender for the UFC bantamweight title. Welterweight Jorge Masvidal also …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 11:54 p.m.
Spokane’s Julianna Pena headlines Cowboy Cerrone’s homecoming when the UFC visits Denver
No fighter stays busy like Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, whether he’s locked inside the UFC cage or roaming the outdoor playground that is his life. After completing a perfect 2016, Cerrone …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
Ronda Rousey is stopped 48 seconds into comeback at UFC 207
Ronda Rousey was stopped 48 seconds into her comeback fight Friday night, losing to bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on Friday night. Rousey returned from a 13-month absence …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Conor McGregor KOs Eddie Alvarez to take second UFC belt at MSG
Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez in the second round to win the UFC lightweight title and become the first two-class champion in the promotion’s history. Tyron Woodley defeated Stephen …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
UFC loads 3 title fights under bright lights of NYC debut
UFC storms into New York with perhaps the most loaded card in the promotion’s history. Conor McGregor fights UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
In Brief: Irving scores 32, Cavs stay unbeaten
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 32 points and the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers remained undefeated, beating the Houston Rockets 128-120 on Tuesday night.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
Ronda Rousey: UFC 207 title shot will be among her last fights
Ronda Rousey says her bantamweight title shot against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 will be one of her final mixed martial arts bouts.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
In Brief: Brittney Griner leads Phoenix Mercury past Seattle Storm 86-62
Brittney Griner scored 21 points and Penny Taylor had eight in her final regular-season home game to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the visiting Seattle Storm 86-62.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
UFC fighter C.B. Dollaway hurt in elevator mishap, bout canceled
One of the preliminary bouts on the undercard for UFC 203 was canceled when fighter C.B. Dollaway was injured riding in a hotel elevator.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
New move: Pro wrestling star CM Punk making debut in UFC 203
One show, one match at a time, CM Punk climbed to the top of pro wrestling, acquiring unimagined fame and fortune along the way.
Sat., May 14, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Miocic beats Werdum and is the new UFC heavyweight champion
Stipe Miocic of the United States has beaten Brazil’s Fabricio Werdum in front of his shocked home crowd and is the new UFC heavyweight champion.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 9:22 p.m.
Holly Holm, Conor McGregor couldn’t wait for UFC 196 fights
Holly Holm could have kicked back and prepared for the rematch while Ronda Rousey regroups from the beating Holm gave her four months ago.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Ronda Rousey thought about killing herself after losing to Holly Holm
Ronda Rousey says she had dark thoughts after she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm in Australia last year, her first defeat since joining UFC.
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
Carlos Condit gets another shot at UFC title, but Robbie Lawler won’t give it up without fight
For rugged champion Robbie Lawler and contender Carlos Condit, their Saturday welterweight title fight headlining UFC 195 at the MGM Grand marks the collision of familiarity and the unknown.
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015, 7:20 p.m.
After beating Aldo, McGregor wants to hold a second UFC belt
Gab is just one of Conor McGregor’s many gifts.
Sun., Aug. 2, 2015
In brief: Ronda Rousey KO’s Correia
MMA: Ronda Rousey flipped her script but kept the timing the same Saturday night. Using her newly developed punching power instead of her famed armbar, Rousey knocked out challenger Bethe …
Fri., July 31, 2015
Ronda Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Bethe Correia at UFC 190
GLENDALE, Calif. – Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere …
Fri., July 17, 2015
Mike Tyson sees himself in Ronda Rousey’s UFC dominance
GLENDALE, Calif. – Moments after Mike Tyson stepped into the Glendale Fighting Club, Ronda Rousey grabbed her judo coach and abruptly flung him onto the canvas with an enormous bang. …
Mon., July 13, 2015
Thompson winner in ‘Ultimate Fighter’ finale
LAS VEGAS – Stephen Thompson stopped Jake Ellenberger with a spinning heel kick with 31 seconds left in the first round of their welterweight bout Sunday night at the finale …
Sun., June 14, 2015
Werdun defeats Velasquez at UFC 188
MEXICO CITY – Fabricio Werdum of Brazil defeated a rusty Cain Velasquez by submission in the third round to become the undisputed heavyweight champion at UFC 188 on Saturday night. …