World Martial Arts News

The Physical and Spiritual Art of Capoeira

Our reporter and photographer went to Permangolinha, a three-day retreat where capoeira meets sustainable farming.

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:00:22 GMT

The Tao of Gravity

All martial arts are a quest for beauty and transcendence. I found those not in doing karate but rather having karate done to me.

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Next Opponent? A Kickboxer

The retired champion has signed on to face 20-year old Tenshin Nasukawa, the eighth-best bantamweight kickboxer in the world.

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 19:04:29 GMT

Fedor Emelianenko, an M.M.A. Legend, Is Still Entering the Cage

An under-the-radar superstar, who some say is the greatest heavyweight ever, is closing in on another championship.

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:39:42 GMT

Watching Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Victory in Dagestan

Nearly 7,000 miles from Las Vegas, fans, government officials and even the fighter’s father gathered in the capital city to watch their local hero retain his belt.

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:13:57 GMT

McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov: Notorious Is Back

After two years away, Conor McGregor jumps right into a bout against the U.F.C. lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:17:59 GMT

American M.M.A. Fighter Granted Russian Citizenship

Jeff Monson had professed a desire for at least five years to officially become a Russian.

Tue, 29 May 2018 18:02:37 GMT

Jhoon Rhee, Athletic Ambassador of Taekwondo, Dies at 86

Mr. Rhee‘s many pupils included Bruce Lee, Muhammad Ali, Chuck Norris, Tony Robbins and more than 250 members of congress, like Joe Biden.

Sun, 06 May 2018 20:25:39 GMT

Conor McGregor Is Charged With Assault Before UFC 223

The Ultimate Fighting Championship star entered Barclays Center in Brooklyn and threw a hand truck at a bus, injuring a passenger, the police said.

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 22:49:10 GMT

First Rule of Chinese Fight Club: No Karaoke

In Chengdu, the owners of the “Monster Private War Club” want to make fighting cool. But to stay open, they also need to keep it respectable.

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:09:48 GMT


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