MMA

Officials reduce McGregor’s fine for Vegas pre-bout fracas

Nevada athletic officials significantly reduced the penalty they imposed on UFC star Conor McGregor earlier this week following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas.

In This Corner: Training Tips From An Expert Checking The Thai Kick

The Thai roundhouse kick causes great damage because the sharp, hardened shinbone is slammed into the thigh with the power of a baseball bat swing.

Woodley chooses smarts over slugfest, retains UFC belt

Tyron Woodley understood the booing that thoroughly drowned out his words when he spoke to the fans following his tactical victory over Stephen Thompson at UFC 209.

Former UFC champ St Pierre ends retirement with simple statement: ‘I’m back’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre says he is ending his three-year absence from mixed martial arts.

‘Cyborg’ Justino cleared of potential doping violation

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency cleared featherweight Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino of a potential policy violation Friday, ending her provisional suspension and allowing her to resume her UFC career.

Brock Lesnar tells UFC he is retired from competition

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has informed the mixed martial arts promotion that he is retired from competition.

Brunson faces tough task in beating Silva

That moment will be Saturday night at the Barclays Center in the UFC 208. His time will be the co-main event. His job will be to beat Anderson Silva, considered by many as one of the greatest mixed martial arts fighters in the sport’s history.

Shevchenko, Masvidal stop foes in UFC wins in Denver

Valentina Shevchenko stopped Julianna Pena with an armbar late in the second round Jan. 28, establishing herself as the top contender for the UFC bantamweight title.

Ortiz caps career with choke-out of Sonnen

By GREG BEACHAM | AP Sports Writer INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Tito Ortiz strode away from the cage and up a ramp toward a giant glowing board reading “Thank You.” He turned to the roaring crowd, raising his hands in appreciation. After two pioneering decades in mixed martial arts, the Huntington Beach Bad Boy can […]

Rousey ends silence with ‘rock bottom’ Instagram post

Former UFC champ Ronda Rousey is turning to “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling for inspiration more than a week after getting humiliated in a comeback match against Amanda Nunes.