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Aspiring Female MMA Fighter Takes Drastic Measures To Make Weight

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.27.2014 | Sports

At 36, Glena Avila is just beginning to embark on her dream of becoming a professional MMA fighter. It's no easy venture. A new documentary, "Glena...

The Cream Puff Inside the Octagon-Shaped Cannoli Shell

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 11.24.2014 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

As the only competitor who has eaten in all 13 annual cannoli-eating contests people always ask how I prepare for the Sisyphean contest. It is a punishing discipline as the shell will cut up the roof of one's mouth and the filling will inflate someone.

MMA Fighter Stuns Crowd And Opponent

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.21.2014 | Sports

An amateur MMA fighter recently couldn't help but feel sympathetic to his opponent he was pummeling. So he stopped a match to prevent him from getting...

Retirement A Nasty Fight for MMA Forefather Dan 'The Beast' Severn

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports
Brian DAmbrosio

Call it a precise and multifaceted mix of unlocked fearlessness and inflicted pain, an existence rooted in the efficacy of violence. No matter how you view it, there is no part of Dan Severn's past that can be considered too banal to merit discussion.

WATCH: MMA Fighter Quits In Middle Of Match

Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Honestly, we don't blame Claudinei Angelo. During his fight with Evilasio Silva, Angelo spat his mouthpiece ou...

Bill To Legalize MMA Won't Get A Vote

Newsday | Mark La Monica | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York

Perhaps next year, fight fans. The bill to legalize professional mixed martial arts in New York won't be voted on by the State Assembly this legislat...

WATCH: MMA Fighter Suplexes Trainer In Celebration

Complex Sports | Posted 03.04.2013 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports Yeah, we know that was a great kick to the head Ed West executed to get the second-round knockout victory. But...

WATCH: MMA Fight Ends In Double-Knockout

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

An MMA fight in Poland ended in a bizarre technical draw last weekend. Both fighters headbutted each other resulting in the elusive double-knockout , ...

Cage-Fighting Granny Has 'Decked' Her Fair Share Of Men, Wants MMA Glory

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.21.2012 | Weird News

A 56-year-old grandmother nicknamed the "jolly green giant" in grade school has a hair-trigger temper and a penchant for "decking" any man that gets i...

MMA Fighter Wins Despite Broken Skull

Posted 08.14.2012 | Sports

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster caused a stir last year by tweeting an MRI of his injured hamstring. Earlier this month, MMA figher J.P. Joub...

Caged -- A Book Review

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 02.21.2012 | Books
Arthur Rosenfeld

The link between the warrior and the scholar is an old one. Cameron Conaway is an experienced MMA fighter who also happens to be an award-winning poet. Caged is the memoir of his already exceptional life.

Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Fighters in the UFC

Posted 02.12.2012 | Sports

On Saturday night, Jon Jones etched his name in UFC light heavyweight history, as he became the first person to defend his title more than once since ...

MMA Fighter Released By UFC For Tweeting Rape Joke

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

Former WEC champion and UFC fighter Miguel Torres was released from the organization last week after an offensive tweet. According to MMA Weekly, ...

11 Fights to Entertain and Educate New Fans Before UFC on FOX

Posted 01.11.2012 | Sports

Getting new people into MMA and teaching them about the sport is easy if you do it right. How do you do it right? You show them the right fights....

MMA Fighter Jokes About Rape On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

Shortly after being named one of the "most creative" MMA fighters on Twitter by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Forrest Griffin sparked controver...

UFC 135 Results

Posted 11.24.2011 | Sports

MMA Fighting has UFC 135 results for all of the Sept. 24 UFC 135 fights, plus live coverage from Denver, live blogs of all the fights and live UFC 135...

Famed MMA Trainer Dies At 37

Posted 10.15.2011 | Sports

Mixed martial arts trainer Shawn Tompkins, known for coaching several fighters to stardom, died Sunday in Canada at 37 years old. Emilie, Tompkins'...

Emelianenko vs. Dan Henderson Results | Posted 09.29.2011 | Sports

Fedor Emelianenko will face Dan Henderson in the main event of Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson.MMA Fighting has Fedor vs. Henderson results for all o...

UFC 133 Results | Posted 09.29.2011 | Sports

MMA Fighting has UFC 133 results for all of the Aug. 6 UFC 133 fights, plus live coverage from Philadelphia, live blogs of all the fights and live Eva...

MMA Fighter Charged With Beating Wife

Apple Valley, MN Patch | Posted 08.31.2011 | Sports

Mixed Martial Arts fighter Brett Rogers has been charged with assault, stalking and endangerment of a child after police reported that he assaulted an...

UFC 132 Results | Posted 08.30.2011 | Sports

MMA Fighting has UFC 132 results for all of the July 4 UFC 132 fights, plus live coverage from Las Vegas, live blogs of all the fights and live Cruz v...

UFC 131 Results | Posted 08.09.2011 | Sports

MMA Fighting has UFC 131 results for all of the June 11 fights, plus live coverage from Vancouver, live blogs of all the fights and live UFC 131 twitt...

UFC 130 Results | Posted 07.27.2011 | Sports


UFC 129 Results

MMA Fighting | Posted 06.26.2011 | Sports

MMA Fighting has UFC 129 results for all of the April 30 fights, plus live coverage from Toronto, live blogs of all the fights and live UFC 129 twitte...

MMA Fighter's Amazing Journey Through Japan

MMA Fighting | Posted 06.15.2011 | Sports

In the wake of the March 11 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, former Shooto heavyweight champion and Pride veteran Enson Inoue has been on a one-man char...