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Sports

The UFC Released Its Archives, and All the Best Videos Are Now on YouTube

The mixed martial arts pioneer digs deep for the first time, allowing for an unprecedented look into the sport’s past.
Jon Gugala
6.4.19
Sports

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Sex Assault: Report

The 'New York Times' says the MMA star was arrested in January and remains under investigation. McGregor announced his retirement earlier today.
Mack Lamoureux
3.26.19
UFC

Logan Paul Wants to Fight in the UFC

The YouTube person is going to box another YouTube person soon, but he has his sights set on the UFC and Conor McGregor or CM Punk.
Liam Daniel Pierce
8.8.18
open thread

UFC's Next Big Event is Headlined By Two Queer Women. It's a Big Deal.

UFC 224 is headlined by a bantamweight title fight between Raquel Pennington and Amanda Nunes, both out queer women who are visibly, proudly dating other women fighters.
Danielle Riendeau
5.8.18
open thread

I Subjected My Family to MMA, And I Don’t Regret It

The UFC should probably come with a blood warning.
Danielle Riendeau
12.12.17
Sports

Inside China's MMA Club for Poor and Orphaned Boys

Enbo MMA Club has trained hundreds of children from impoverished Tibetan communities, giving kids like Banma Duoji—a rising professional competitor—a chance to thrive.
VICE Staff
11.1.17
FIGHTLAND

Ten Years Later, PRIDE FC Still Looks Like a Comic Book Come to Life

The Japanese promotion put entertainment first, and everyone is finally catching up.
Jeff Harder
4.6.17
FIGHTLAND

MMA Now Fully Recognised and Regulated by Danish Government

The IMMAF and its Danish representative, the DMMAF, have successfully convinced the government in Denmark to recognize mixed martial arts as a sport.
Jake Hughes
4.5.17
FIGHTLAND

The Cult: Anderson Silva

For a record 16 successive fights, Anderson Silva was undefeated in the Octagon. The Brazilian became the most feared man in the UFC, dispatching his opponents with an air of nonchalance. But, like all good things, Silva's streak could not last.
Tom Usher
4.4.17
FIGHTLAND

The Elements of Style: The Jab

A jab is as personal to a fighter as his signature or fingerprint: some flick, some jolt, some hit nothing but air. We discuss the dynamics and styles of the greatest fighters to lace up gloves.
Jack Slack
2.13.17
FIGHTLAND

Sorry Snowflakes, Fighting Is Political

It takes a certain amount of privilege to be able to ignore the politics inherent in fight culture.
Sarah Kurchak
2.9.17
FIGHTLAND

A Brief History of Outsiders Insulting MMA

As we recover from Meryl Streep's devastating blow to our glass-jawed egos, we take a look back at the other ways in which prominent politicians, boxers, and scribes have used their platforms to denigrate our sport and hurt our MMA-loving feelings.
Sarah Kurchak
1.10.17
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