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Georges St-Pierre retires from UFC, vacates title, but may return

UFC champion Georges St-Pierre, who has held the UFC welterweight title in the 170 pound class since 2008, is vacating his title and leaving the sport, he announced Friday. At least he's leaving for now - he may be back.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro

UFC 165 hits Toronto, Pres Dana White — 'Jones best of the year' Special

Toronto - UFC 165 President Dana White in a post-fight news conference interview called the winner of the main card Jon Bones Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, "ONE OF THE BEST FIGHTS OF THE YEAR."
Digital Journal Report by Daniel Boyington - 1 comment

Mbuti pygmy children have fun meeting white man for 1st time

When a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter recently visited a remote village in Eastern Congo during an aid mission, he became the first white man the children had ever seen, and his video of the heartwarming moment is going viral.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 3 comments

Tapped Out fighter shot, killed trying to stop domestic assault

Benton Harbor - A member of a popular mixed martial arts fighting group was shot and killed in Michigan while trying to stop a domestic assault on Friday night.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins

Strikeforce's final event: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine, tonight

"Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine," which airs tonight live on Showtime Extreme (preliminaries) at 8PM EST and Showtime (main card) at 10PM EST, is going to be the final MMA match for the Strikeforce promotion before it becomes defunct.
In the Media by Can Tran

Ronda Rousey loves life as an MMA fighter over an Olympian

MMA fighter Ronda Rousey talked about the difference between MMA and the Olympics in terms of competition. Rousey said that she prefers MMA because it's "more pure" than the Olympics.
In the Media by Can Tran

Rachel Wray transitions from NFL cheerleader to MMA fighter

Kansas City - As Ronda Rousey has made history being the first female signed into the UFC, Rachel Wray is making history of being the first professional cheerleader making the transition into MMA.
In the Media by Can Tran

Video: MMA as an alternative therapy method for PTSD

As a means to treat people let alone veterans that suffer from PTSD, there is the possibility of MMA as an alternative form of therapy.
In the Media by Can Tran - 1 comment

Ronda Rousey gives 'training secret:' sex before an MMA match

Ronda Rousey, the first female to be signed with the UFC, was interviewed on Jim Rome's talk show on Showtime. She revealed pre-fight sex as a "training secret."
In the Media by Can Tran - 1 comment

Olympic Judoka Ronda Rousey, the first female signed with the UFC

Olympic Judoka Ronda Rousey, the current Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion, is the first female to sign with the UFC.
In the Media by Can Tran

Op-Ed: Sonnen, Evans secure title shots with victories at UFC on Fox 2

Prior to UFC on Fox 2, questions lingered as to who would challenge UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and longtime middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva. Those questions now have answers in the form of Chael Sonnen and Rashad Evans.
In the Media by Andrew Ardizzi

Op-Ed: Aldo needs to move up, fight UFC lightweights

There is only one conclusion the MMA world can draw from Jose Aldo's dominant, destructive performance at UFC 142 over UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes: It's time to move up to the lightweight division.
In the Media by Andrew Ardizzi

Director George Lucas's daughter Amanda is now rising MMA star

Amanda Lucas, daughter of Star Wars director George Lucas is seriously pursuing a career in mixed martial arts (MMA) after her impressive first round win over Japanese Mika Harigai in the DEEP - Cage Impact 2011 in Tokyo, Japan last Oct.29
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Strikeforce: Dan Henderson shocks Fedor with 1st round TKO

Chicago - In what was billed as a battle between mixed martial arts legends, the main event of Strikeforce's Chicago card pitting Dan Henderson against former heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko delivered a single round of fireworks.
In the Media by Andrew Ardizzi

Op-Ed: UFC 133: Ortiz vs. Evans main event a toss up

Roughly four years ago Tito Ortiz and Rashad Evans met for the first time inside the octagon, a fight which resulted in a draw after an Ortiz infraction in the second round. Beyond the penalty, Ortiz won the fight. However, moral victories only go so far.
In the Media by Andrew Ardizzi

Marquardt indefinitely suspended after failing medicals

Pittsburgh - Former UFC middleweight contender Nate Marquardt has been indefinitely suspended by the Pennsylvania Athletic Commission (PAC) for failing to pass to his pre-fight medical exam despite a six-week notice.
In the Media by Andrew Ardizzi

Rampage is next, according to UFC Champion Jon Jones

The hand injury Quinton “Rampage” Jackson revealed after his win over Matt Hamill, won’t keep him from challenging for the UFC Light Heavyweight title according to champion Jon Jones.
In the Media by Ustad Khaira

UFC President wants cross-promotional fights as soon as possible

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White desperately wants a super fight between UFC and Strikeforce welterweight champions Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz, but it and other potential super fights remain in limbo.
In the Media by Andrew Ardizzi

Op-Ed: Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

Things change they evolve because if they don’t then they become extinct. So it is with sport and we should never resist because it is so closely related to life itself.
In the Media by William Charles Baker
 

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Kezar Pavilion has been home to the Dragon House MMA events for over a decade. Zhong Luo  the Dragon...
Kezar Pavilion has been home to the Dragon House MMA events for over a decade. Zhong Luo, the Dragon House founder believes that in martial arts important principles and strengths are taught.
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Georges St-Pierre (red gloves) fights against Johny Hendricks (blue gloves) in their welterweight ch...
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Georges St-Pierre (red gloves) fights against Johny Hendricks (blue gloves) in their welterweight championship bout during UFC 167 at MGM Grand Garden Arena
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Dragon House 14 event coordinator and promoter  Zhong Luo is very proud of his students. He believes...
Dragon House 14 event coordinator and promoter, Zhong Luo is very proud of his students. He believes very strongly in the positive aspects of the event as a sport. Yet he also believes strongly in the principles that all ancient martial arts teach.
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Fedor Emelianenko, Russian heavyweight mixed martial artist.
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Gina Carano at the weigh-ins back in 2009 in her match against Cris "Cyborg" Santos.
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Even though mixed marital arts has its basis in ancient martial art technique and teachings, an MMA event has its moments of spectacle and excitement for the crowds.
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Dragon House 14 was an exciting Mixed Martial Arts event held at San Francisco's Kezar Pavilion, near Golden Gate Park on Aug. 24, 2013.
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