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Carlos Condit, mixed martial arts' 'Natural Born Killer,' heralds the rise of combat sports in New Mexico.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Joey Peters  |  12-05-2012  |  Sports

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

New York's Real Life Fight Clubsnew

Sanctioned mixed martial arts was banned in NY State back in 1997, so it went underground. But the days of illicit bouts in martial arts schools and boxing gyms throughout the five boroughs are numbered.
New York Press  |  Jim Genia  |  04-01-2010  |  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

MMA's Unsung Pioneer: 'Grapple Girl' Michelle Farrownew

Women's MMA is finally on the up, but at 42, Farrow's past her fighting prime -- and she's facing the fact that other women will reap the benefits she's sown in bruises and blood.
Phoenix New Times  |  Niki D'Andrea  |  11-11-2008  |  Sports

Female MMA Fighters are Fighting for Mainstream Acceptancenew

Historically, women's MMA in the U.S. has been more of a spectacle than an actual sport. But female MMA will be in the spotlight during EliteXC on CBS this Saturday.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Bradley Campbell  |  10-02-2008  |  Sports

UFC 87: The Fight of Roger Huerta's Lifenew

The Minnesotan wasn't just facing Kenny Florian last weekend.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Kevin Hoffman  |  08-13-2008  |  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

Talking to Stephanie 'Golden Girl' Jaramillo, a Pioneer of Women's Boxingnew

Jaramillo and her husband are launching Geronimo Enterprises, a promotions company that will begin organizing mixed martial arts and amateur boxing bouts in Santa Fe as early as August 2008.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Dave Maass  |  05-30-2008  |  Sports

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