| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, who fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title in
May, tested positive for an excessive level of testosterone after his Dec. 6 draw in Australia against Mark Hunt.
In addition to surrendering his...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vacated his belt on Friday, saying his life “is a … zoo right now.”
UFC President Dana White, who did not want the popular veteran mixed martial artist...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Following his most difficult fight yet, Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight
champion Jon Jones will return to defend his belt March 15 in Dallas against
It will be the seventh title defense for the 26-year-old Jones (19-1)....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Shane Del Rosario, an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight from Orange County, died Monday nearly two weeks after suffering a heart attack.
Del Rosario, 30, fell into a coma after the heart attack, which doctors at Hoag Memorial Presbyterian...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Cain Velasquez met with Mexican boxing star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez last month before Alvarez lost a decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
With charisma and looks that brought a strong female audience to supplement his popular brawling nature among...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Junior Dos Santos is fighting Cain Velasquez for the third time in less than two years Saturday in Houston, and after getting dominated over five rounds in the most recent scrap, something has to change.
Dos Santos of Brazil told reporters recently he&...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Jon Jones exudes confidence.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion knows he’s dealing with an aggressive stand-up fighter Saturday when he defends his belt for the sixth time against Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson (15-...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Chris Weidman was a nearly anonymous U.S. athlete before ending the near seven-year reign of Ultimate Fighting Championship former middleweight champion Anderson Silva in July.
Now, UFC President Dana White says Weidman’s rematch with Silva on...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Anderson Silva may sometimes have been too coy for his own good, as his fight plan against Chris Weidman in July revealed.
Is he doing it again?
Silva, in a telephone conversation with The Times on Thursday, reverted to his elusive style of...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:55 AM
LAS VEGAS — Fight judges retained by the Nevada State Athletic Commission have struggled in the last 18 months.
Two gave Timothy Bradley a highly controversial split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao last year; one of those also scored Floyd...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:21 AM
LAS VEGAS — Johny Hendricks said he believed he’d won three of the first four rounds Saturday night in his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title fight against Georges St-Pierre.
“I thought from two minutes in it was my...