World Martial Arts News

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

Move Aside, Conor: Nurmagomedov Takes U.F.C.’s 155-Pound Crown

The win caps one of the rockiest weeks in U.F.C. history, in which Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor almost came to blows after McGregor attacked a bus.

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 08:54:46 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

Review: The Ring Is a Cage in Every Sense in ‘The Cage Fighter’

This documentary suggests that boxing-movie clichés may simply be true to life.

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:00:01 GMT

Conor McGregor Keeps Out of the Octagon but Stays in the Headlines

Since the fighter’s big payday in August, there has been speculation about whether he will ever fight again and an apology for his behavior at a friend’s bout.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:32:40 GMT

Georges St. Pierre Chokes Out Michael Bisping at U.F.C. 217

St. Pierre, returning after a 4-year absence, ended U.F.C. 217 by reasserting himself as a top star in the sport.

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 15:51:00 GMT

Conor McGregor’s Baby Suits Up in Custom Threads Ahead of Fight

The M.M.A. champion has a passion for custom-made suits -- and his 3-month-old son is following in his fashionable footsteps.

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 14:16:37 GMT

The Honor of Boxing Is at Stake

If Conor McGregor manages to hold his own with Floyd Mayweather Jr., it will bruise an already bruised sport.

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 23:00:14 GMT


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