World Martial Arts News
The recognition will last for up to three years and will lay the groundwork for each sport to apply for inclusion in the Olympics.
Is the U.F.C. champion planning to leave mixed martial arts for a boxing career? Is he setting up a superfight with the undefeated — and nominally retired — Floyd Mayweather?
Chapecoense, the Brazilian soccer club that lost 19 players and many of its coaches in a plane crash in Colombia that killed 71 people this week, will try to take the field again.
Jeff Monson, a mixed martial arts fighter known as “The Snowman,” is admired for his tenacity and his belief that Moscow is right about most things.
The legend in martial arts cinema has more than 200 credits as an actor, director, producer and writer. And, now, he has an Honorary Academy Award.
McGregor became the first man to hold two Ultimate Fighting Championship belts at the same time when he unseated lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez at Madison Square Garden.
Angela Mao was as famous as Bruce Lee when she was a martial arts film star during the 1970s. Then she seemed to vanish. It turns out she’s been in Queens this whole time.
An investigation into the state agency that regulates boxing — and, soon, mixed martial arts — found that it was short on proper practices and procedures but long on conflicts of interest.
A plan to end the state’s opposition to mixed martial arts will require licensed M.M.A. fighters and professional boxers to obtain the highest minimum insurance coverage in the country.
The sale of the U.F.C. for $4 billion last week may have hinged on March’s regulatory approval from New York, the last state to legalize the sport.