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Mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey, left, and former boxer Mike Tyson share a light moment after her workout at Glendale Fighting Club. Rousey, the UFC bantamweight champion, is scheduled to face Brazil’s unbeaten Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 1. (Jae C. Hong/AP Photo)

Mike Tyson sees himself in Ronda Rousey’s UFC dominance

GLENDALE, Calif. — Moments after Mike Tyson stepped into the Glendale Fighting…

 

LE Baskow/Las Vegas Sun via AP file photoAnderson Silva tested positive for steroids

UFC says ex-champ Anderson Silva tests positive for steroids

LOS ANGELES — Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has tested positive…

 

John Locher/AP PhotoUFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has entered drug treatment.

UFC: Champion Jon Jones entering drug treatment

LOS ANGELES — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has entered a…

 

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

San Jose fighter Cormier has plenty of motivation for light heavyweight debut

In 13 trips to the professional fighting cage, Daniel Cormier — the…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
AP file photoUrijah Faber

Sacramento’s Faber wants to cash in on latest UFC title shot

NEW YORK -- Sacramento's Urijah Faber walked out on a Madison Square…

AP file photoUrijah Faber
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

San Jose fighter Cain Velasquez determined to not let UFC title slip away again

The launching — and crashing — of the big Brazilian’s looping right…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
USA TODAY SPORTS FILE PHOTOGilbert Melendez

S.F.-based fighter ready for big stage

He had the Strikeforce lightweight championship — a belt he defended four…

USA TODAY SPORTS FILE PHOTOGilbert Melendez
Courtesy PhotoChris Cariaso

Flyweight Cariaso relishes chance to be on big stage

There was a time, and not a long time ago, when the…

Courtesy PhotoChris Cariaso
Jake Shields

Shields fighting to revive his UFC career

Jake Shields was on the verge of reaching the summit of the…

Jake Shields
Getty Images file photoGilbert Melendez

Family a big influence on MMA star Gilbert Melendez’s career, life

There’s an old saying in Spanish that goes “Uno no es hijo…

Getty Images file photoGilbert Melendez

Local UFC fighter Shields aims to bring home gold on big stage

From his SOMA apartment, mixed martial artist Jake Shields can count down…