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  • Holly Holm discusses UFC signing, Ronda Rousey

    Holly Holm discusses UFC signing, Ronda Rousey
    Holly Holm might be the best challenger to Ronda Rousey’s Ultimate Fighting Championship supremacy. Holm is a former professional boxer and kickboxer who is undefeated after seven mixed martial arts fights. “I have a lot of respect for Ronda...
  • Evan Fournier sees a chance to grow with the Orlando Magic

    Evan Fournier sees a chance to grow with the Orlando Magic
    Two years ago, the Orlando Magic acquired a 26-year-old player from the Denver Nuggets. That player, Arron Afflalo, actually welcomed the move to a rebuilding team. In that case, Afflalo hungered to be the focal point of a team's offense, and the Magic...
  • Petition asks park district to honor Iraq War veteran

    Petition asks park district to honor Iraq War veteran
    Friends and family of a south suburban man who lost his life in the Iraq War are asking the Tinley Park Park District to rename a local park in his honor. Staff Sgt. Michael Sutter, a Tinley Park resident whose father taught judo for the park district,...
  • Putin and his judo cronies

    Putin and his judo cronies
    NEW YORK — Vladimir Putin, perhaps the world's most famous judo black belt, is passionate about his sport -- and not just in the dojo, but in the Kremlin. Welcome to the age of the "judocracy" in Russia, where the thinking seems to be: Those who...
  • Jessamyn Duke dealt first loss at UFC 172

    Jessamyn Duke dealt first loss at UFC 172
    Following 15 minutes of a hard-fought Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight bout, Glendale Fighting Club’s Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke thought she would have her hand raised. Instead, for the first time, Duke was...
  • Ronda Rousey readies for showdown of Olympians

    Ronda Rousey readies for showdown of Olympians
    LOS ANGELES — As the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are well underway across the globe, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is well underway in her preparation for her own Olympic showdown. Rousey, a former two-time Olympic judoka and the first...
  • 'Unprecedented' title fight awaits Ronda Rousey

    'Unprecedented' title fight awaits Ronda Rousey
    Just two days earlier, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey was in the center of a media storm that descended upon the Glendale Fighting Club for her open workout. On Wednesday, Rousey was back at it, joining opponent Sara McMann, along with Daniel...
  • Ronda Rousey talks about her ring-walk glare, Sara McMann, armbars

    Ronda Rousey talks about her ring-walk glare, Sara McMann, armbars
    LAS VEGAS — One of the entertaining signatures of a Ronda Rousey fight is the menacing¬†glare she maintains on her ring walk from her arena dressing room to the¬†octagon. Rousey, in an exclusive interview with The Times on Friday less than three...
  • UFC 170 recap: Ronda Rousey defeats Sara McMann

    UFC 170 takes place Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a women's bantamweight title fight between champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Sara McMann. The marketing of the fight has focused on their Olympic...
  • UFC 170: Rousey makes quick work of McMann

    UFC 170: Rousey makes quick work of McMann
    The matchup of Olympic judo medalist vs. Olympic wrestling medalist turned into a stand-up slugfest. And a short one, at that. Ronda Rousey, the 2008 judo bronze medalist, needed just 1:06 to score a technical knockout over Sara McMann, the wrestling...
  • Hoover High's Arthur Ghukasyan appears ready for Masters run

    Hoover High's Arthur Ghukasyan appears ready for Masters run
    There's no denying the sense of determination, hunger and borderline anger that Hoover High senior wrestler Arthur Ghukasyan is feeling and using as his motivation in his final preparation before the two-day start of the CIF Southern Section Masters...
  • UFC 171: Johny Hendricks defeats Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision

    UFC 171: Johny Hendricks defeats Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision
    UFC 171 takes place Saturday night from Dallas, Texas with a series of high profile welterweight contests. In the main event, Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will fight to crown a new UFC welterweight champion. Longtime champion Georges St. Pierre...