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MMA in Indy: The state of the cagenew

From barely legal to strict strict, how gaming commissions have cracked down on Mixed Martial Arts over the years.
NUVO  |  David Beck  |  08-24-2012  |  Sports

Fight Citynew

This Saturday's UFC headline bout in Atlanta could vault MMA into the mainstream. Or not.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Eric Celeste  |  04-19-2012  |  Sports

Can a Kimbo Slice Protege Become a Ghetto Superstar?new

Dhafir Harris could be on his way to becoming the Dana White of the ghetto. White is the pugnacious ex-boxing trainer who transformed MMA from a fringe sport into a multimillion-dollar business through Ultimate Fighting Championship. Harris believes he can blaze a similar path by putting on backyard brawls.
Miami New Times  |  Francisco Alvarado  |  12-15-2008  |  Sports

In Praise of Ultimate Fightingnew

This is a dangerous year for America. Next year will be worse. Can it be a coincidence, I ask rhetorically, that we have all of a sudden become very interested in watching highly trained men smack the shit out of each other? In choke-outs, elbow strikes, and roundhouse kicks to the head?
Boston Phoenix  |  James Parker  |  06-26-2008  |  Sports

John Howard is Climbing the Ranks of Mixed Martial Arts, One Chokehold at a Timenew

While MMA is bogged down by the confusing number of competing organizations that govern it, John "Doomsday" Howard remains Boston’s brightest hope in a brutal sport that, of late, has earned unprecedented levels of attention.
Boston Phoenix  |  Jonathan Seitz  |  06-26-2008  |  Sports

Get a Kick Out of Mixed Martial Artsnew

Over the past few years, the number of people watching mixed martial arts live and on TV has exploded, and a growing number are also using it to keep in shape.
The Georgia Straight  |  Jon Azpiri  |  04-28-2008  |  Sports

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