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Joe Benavidez works out for the media during the Team Alpha Male Media Open Workout (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Two Time UFC Title Challenger Joe Benavidez Returns Saturday

by Richard Hunter, MMA correspondent Joe Benavidez is the most recognizable name not wearing a championship belt in The UFC’s flyweight division.  The Team Alpha Male veteran was long thought to be the heir apparent […]

11/19/2014

Jonathan Koppenhaver (Photo by Simi Valley Police Department via Getty Images)

MMA Fighter War Machine To Face Trial On 34 Felonies

Jonathan Koppenhaver, who changed his name to War Machine, allegedly attacked his porn star ex-girlfriend and her friend.

11/14/2014

Jonathan Koppenhaver (booking photo: LVMPD)

Former UFC Fighter Wanted by Police

A former UFC fighter is being sought in connection with a domestic dispute.

08/11/2014

UFC fighter Cain Velasquez (L) trains with Noad Lahat during a media day workout at American Kickboxing Academy. (credit: Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)

UFC Fighter Leaves Behind Octagon To Join Israeli Army

Fighting is a dangerous sport but Noad Lahat has made a commitment to rejoin his friends with the Israeli army, something that is far more dangerous as Israel battles the Palestinians in Gaza.

07/29/2014

UFC Heavyweight fighter Daniel Comier (L)   (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

UFC Changes Light Heavyweight Title Match-Up

Daniel Cormier will fight champion Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title at UFC 178, replacing injured Alexander Gustafsson.

07/24/2014

(NOTE: Graphic content) Anderson Silva (R) breaks his shin when Chris Wediman (L) checks his kick during UFC 168. (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Silva Suffers Terrible Leg Injury, Weidman Keeps UFC Title

Anderson Silva’s shin bent to a 90-degree angle after Chris Weidman blocked his kick in the 2nd round.

12/29/2013

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UFC Viewing Party at Golden Nugget

“Mr. Wonderful”, Light Heavyweight Phil Davis and Octagon Girls™ Vanessa Hanson and Chrissy Blair visited the Golden Nugget on Saturday, July 6. Davis was on hand to sign autographs during the Golden Nugget’s live UFC® 162 viewing […]

07/08/2013

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Aggasi Among Hall of Fame Inductees

Las Vegas’ most recognized homegrown athlete and the man who helped put mixed martial arts on the map are now members of the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame.

06/03/2013

Randy Couture with Rock of Ages Las Vegas Company

UFC Fighter Randy Couture Attends ROCK OF AGES

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter, Randy Couture, attended ROCK OF AGES at The Venetian Las Vegas on Sunday, May 26. Couture went backstage following the performance to chat with the […]

05/29/2013

A fight during a UFC bout.  )YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Smiling Fighters More Likely To Lose

While most feel it is important to approach each day positively, boxers may not want to start their days with a smile.

03/18/2013

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