Martial arts

July 30, 2017 - 2:44 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones had barely reclaimed his UFC title when he called out Brock Lesnar to be his next opponent. And Lesnar was listening. Right after Jones stopped Daniel Cormier in the third round at UFC 214 on Saturday, he reignited his growing rivalry with Lesnar, the former UFC...
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July 30, 2017 - 1:43 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones had barely reclaimed his UFC title when he called out Brock Lesnar to be his next opponent. And Lesnar was listening. Right after Jones stopped Daniel Cormier in the third round at UFC 214 on Saturday, he reignited his growing rivalry with Lesnar, the former UFC...
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July 30, 2017 - 1:42 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones had barely reclaimed his UFC title when he called out Brock Lesnar to be his next opponent. And Lesnar was listening. Right after Jones stopped Daniel Cormier in the third round at UFC 214 on Saturday, he reignited his growing rivalry with Lesnar, the former UFC...
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July 30, 2017 - 1:14 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title Saturday night, stopping Daniel Cormier in the third round with a vicious head kick and a finish on the ground at UFC 214. Jones (23-1) completed his rocky journey back to the top after a yearlong suspension with his 14th...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2015, file photo, Daniel Cormier, bottom, takes down Jon Jones during their light heavyweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 182 in Las Vegas. If Cormier wasn't Jones' bitter enemy, the UFC light heavyweight champion probably could could give sound advice to Jones, the troubled former champ. Instead, the steady Cormier realizes he needs a victory over his self-sabotaging archrival on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at UFC 214 to validate his own title reign. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 28, 2017 - 10:19 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones insists Daniel Cormier isn't his rival, not even when their rematch at UFC 214 is the most anticipated mixed martial arts fight of the year. Jones says he doesn't even dislike Cormier, the man who has spent most of the past 2 1/2 years holding the light heavyweight...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2016, file photo, Brock Lesnar, top, fights Mark Hunt during their heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 200 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has told The Associated Press that he would be eager to fight Jon Jones in a future UFC superfight. Jones expressed interest in the potential matchup recently, but claimed Lesnar is unlikely to agree to it. Lesnar said he would do it. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 25, 2017 - 8:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Jon Jones is really interested in taking on Brock Lesnar in a UFC superfight, Lesnar will be ready to roll. Jones is preparing for his rematch with Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214 this weekend, but he made headlines during a recent Facebook Live chat by saying he...
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July 21, 2017 - 3:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC star Conor McGregor has completed the 25 hours of community service imposed by Nevada officials following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas. A document obtained by The Associated Press shows McGregor...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2017, file photo, Singapore's Christian Lee lets out a yell following his featherweight win over China's Wan Jian Ping in a Mixed Martial Arts fight dubbed One FC (Fighting Championship), in Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. ONE Championship has secured a major equity investment from venture capital firm Sequoia India and investment firm Mission Holdings, positioning the Singapore-based mixed martial arts promotion to increase its presence throughout Asia. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
July 19, 2017 - 3:45 pm
ONE Championship has secured a major equity investment from venture capital firm Sequoia India and investment firm Mission Holdings, positioning the ascendant mixed martial arts promotion to increase its presence throughout Asia. The investment means ONE Championship has raised over $100 million in...
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Conor McGregor, right, taunts Floyd Mayweather Jr. while pausing for photos during a news conference at Staples Center on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Los Angeles. The two will fight in a boxing match in Las Vegas on Aug. 26. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 11, 2017 - 7:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor have thrown their first verbal jabs. The undefeated boxer and the Irish UFC champion kicked off the four-city promotional tour for their Aug. 26 bout Tuesday, facing off in front of 11,000 fans in downtown Los Angeles. McGregor and...
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Robert Whittaker celebrates after defeating Yoel Romero in a middleweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 213, Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 09, 2017 - 1:57 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robert Whittaker won the UFC interim middleweight title Saturday night, surging in the late rounds to earn a unanimous decision over Yoel Romero at UFC 213. Whittaker (20-4) recovered from a hyperextended knee in the first round with a strong striking performance, peppering Romero...
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