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Breaking Down UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.28.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The Ultimate Fighting Championship closes out an active month this Saturday, January 31 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View), as two of the promotion's biggest stars make their long-awaited comebacks in the UFC 183 main event.

The Irish Muhammad Ali is in the UFC

Ian Carey | Posted 01.20.2015 | Sports
Ian Carey

Conor McGregor is selling tickets now, he will increase Pay-per-view purchases anytime he's on pay-per-view, and spike ratings any time he is on TV. But will that continue if he loses to Aldo? Barring an injury, we should find that out in a few months.

Make a Level Ground

Michael Levin | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Michael Levin

Already an experienced youth worker with an MBA, Ali quit her job four months after starting the pilot program, immediately realizing that addressing issues of systemic social injustice, poverty, and marginalization would require her attention full-time.

How to Be a Fighter With MMA Champ Anthony Pettis

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.10.2015 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Lightweight champion MMA fighter Anthony Pettis stopped by What's Trending to show off his headphones, talk about the surging popularity of the UFC, and to talk about his signature move, a pretty badass jump kick.

Breaking Down UFC 182

Dan Shapiro | Posted 12.31.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Five months after an impromptu, press-conference brawl, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and contender Daniel Cormier return to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on January 3 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View), to finally settle their score at UFC 182.

Fallon Fox and the Legacy of Satchel Paige

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 12.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Just how good is Fallon Fox? We will probably never know. Just like Satchel Paige the odds are we will still be arguing this 30 after she has passed away.

UFC Eyes Female Demo With Friday Strawweight Coronation

Dan Shapiro | Posted 12.11.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

According to the census bureau, there are currently more than 35-million women ages 18-34 living in the United States. And after Friday, one of them will be wearing a brand new UFC championship belt.

Lawler Wins UFC Title, Pettis Retains Belt at UFC 181

Dan Shapiro | Posted 12.09.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For the second time in nine months, welterweights Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks squared off in a heated 25-minute battle. But unlike their first encounter, Lawler exited the victor, winning his first UFC title after debuting with the promotion twelve years ago.

Lawler Reflects on MMA Career Ahead of UFC 181 Title Tilt

Dan Shapiro | Posted 12.04.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Back when UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler first began competing in professional mixed martial arts in 2001, the biggest shows took place on Fridays, and fighters possessed anonymity.

Breaking Down UFC 181

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.30.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A four-time NCAA Division-I All American at Oklahoma State University, Hendricks is an elite wrestler with tremendous knockout power in his left hand, who displayed improved boxing and low kicks during his last outing against Lawler.

Fake it 'Til You Make it Is for Cheaters and Wimps: 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles

Susan Harrow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Susan Harrow

Instead of faking it 'til you make it, consider the advice of the late musician Jeff Buckley who said, "Be awake enough to see where you are at any given time and how that is beautiful and has poetry inside even in places you hate."

Bonnar Gets His Man at Bellator 131 Comeback

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.14.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For years, light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar dreamed of squaring off with Tito Ortiz. But despite numerous attempts to secure a matchup against the former world champion, the contest never materialized.

Breaking Down UFC 180

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.11.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The UFC's interim heavyweight championship is on the line this Saturday, November 15, as challengers Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum headline UFC 180 at Arena Ciudad de México.

Breaking Down UFC 179

Dan Shapiro | Posted 12.20.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Now some 34 months later, the pair are set to collide in a second installment, and all eyes will be watching to see if Mendes can unseat the UFC's longest reigning champion.

Breaking Down UFC 178

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.24.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson puts his belt on the line for the second time in three months this Saturday, September 27.

Meet The Iraqi Refugee-Turned-UFC Fighter

espnW | Posted 09.23.2014 | Sports
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Randa Markos didn't have much of a childhood. War will do that to a kid. In the late 1980s, near the end of the Iran-Iraq War, Markos and her famil...

UFC Unveils Strawweight Championship Tournament

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.08.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Twenty-one years after the the Ultimate Fighting Championship broadcast its first open-weight competition in 1993, the world's largest MMA promotion is returning to its roots with a single-elimination tournament to crown its initial women's 115-pound title holder.

Breaking Down UFC 177

Dan Shapiro | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

It was just three months ago, at UFC 173, that Dillashaw captured the title with a near-perfect finish of Barao. On that night, Dillashaw demonstrated superior speed and striking. Now it remains to be seen if he can deliver a repeat performance.

WATCH: The Personal Story Of 'Rowdy Rhonda Rousey'

espnW | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

On Feb. 23, 2013, Ronda Rousey made history by becoming the UFC's first female bantamweight champion. After locking up her signature armbar on Liz Car...

The Ultimate Wedding Entrance Courtesy Of UFC Announcer Bruce Buffer

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.22.2014 | Weddings

Bruce Buffer, the Octagon announcer for UFC, is a man who has made a living off of getting people hyped. So who better to get wedding guests psyche...

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...

In God (and Winnie the Pooh) I Trust

Greg Barrett | Posted 07.01.2014 | Religion
Greg Barrett

When I truly believe that the power of the universe resides within me (this belief waxes and wanes apparently) I act in such a way that I am able to tap it. Jesus or the Buddha or Winnie the Pooh, these are merely conduits for the almighty energy that lies in wait.

WATCH: These Pastors Love Fighting And Jesus

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.06.2014 | Religion

The upcoming documentary "Fight Church" released its official trailer this week, and it provides a fascinating window into the unusual world of fighti...

Do Transgender Athletes Have an Unfair Advantage?

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 05.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Perhaps no transgender issue brings out more anger than the idea of transgender women competing in athletics. This was evident again when a female transgender CrossFit athlete was told, in writing, by the CrossFit governing body that she cannot compete as a woman.

100-Man Fight Tells the Story of Judd Reid and the Real Life Kumite

Norm Schriever | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment
Norm Schriever

Every once in a great while a story comes along that defies our collective imagination, forcing us to recalibrate the limits of the human condition. ...