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The local cagefighting scene takes off

"You cannot eye poke. You cannot gouge. You cannot strike to the groin. You cannot knee to the head of a downed opponent."
By PHILIP EIL  |  August 10, 2012

Photos: Cagefighting: CES Mixed Martial Arts

Cagefighting: CES Mixed Martial Arts | Twin River Casino | August 3, 2012
Twin River Casino | August 3, 2012
By NATALJA KENT  |  August 10, 2012

With a Biddeford bout on the slate, MMA is here to stay

"I always knew Maine was full of fighting fans," Rumford state representative Matt Peterson says over lunch one day in March. "We're a fighting state, anyway."
Fighting Maine
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 06, 2012

VIDEO: Shaq makes his first Boston appearance . . . at the UFC 118 fan fest?

ESPN's Chris Fosberg uploads the video: the Green Monster is alive and well in Boston. And no, he's not wearing a Celtics jersey -- he's...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 28, 2010

Photos: Mixed Martial Arts Invades Boston

Local Mixed Martial Arts events have been taking place in Boston and surrounding communities for some time. Here's a gallery featuring UFC and local MMA fighters.
The UFC  might have just arrived, but local MMA fight events have been here for years
By JOE HARRINGTON  |  August 27, 2010

There will be blood

This past Saturday, Dover-raised gladiator Kenny Florian beat the pretty out of long-haired Chicago carpenter-turned-ass kicker Clay Guida.
Beacon Hill is green-lighting elbow smashes to the face, as Mass. officially welcomes mixed martial arts
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 18, 2009

MMA VIDEO: World Championship Fighting 8 draws Kimbo Slice, Big Baby Davis, and 10 bouts you won't see on UFC

There was some speculation, before Saturday night's World Championship Fighting card at the Shriner's Auditorium in Wilmington, that we might see KIMBO SLICE and SEAN...
By Carly Carioli  |  September 30, 2009

It parade

There is a moment, at the end of a beauty pageant, when the previous year’s winner is forced to place the sparkling crown on a new champion’s head.
In 2008, novels turn to fairies, fashion goes faux green, and Star Trek  gets all 90210
By SHARON STEEL  |  December 26, 2007

82. Keith Jardine

Want to have a face like the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s “Dean of Mean”? Start with something pink and hairless — a sour peach, say, or a piglet — and then smash it with your fists until it’s a bleeding, cauliflower-eared meatbag. Finally, grow a pa
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