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Stories with subject: Martial arts
  • UFC champ 'Bones' Jones pleads guilty to leaving crash scene 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 2:39 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - UFC champion fighter Jon "Bones" Jones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge stemming from a hit-and-run crash in Albuquerque that injured a pregnant woman, saying he took full responsibility for what the judge called a "stupid decision" in the moments following the accident.

  • Tokyo recommends 5 additional sports for 2020 Olympics story has photos
    Updated: Sep-28-15 10:06 am

    TOKYO - Baseball and softball were joined by youth-oriented sports such as surfing and skateboarding as Japanese organizers on Monday recommended five additional sports with 18 events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

  • Sioux Falls leader wants to end mixed martial arts ban 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 8:23 am

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A Sioux Falls city councilwoman wants to end the city's decade-old ban on mixed martial arts competitions at city-owned facilities such as the Denny Sanford Premier Center.

  • UFC: Rousey doesn't mince words before Melbourne title fight 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 7:10 am

    MELBOURNE, Australia - With a vocal crowd cheering her on, Ronda Rousey had some fighting words for Holly Holm less than two months before their UFC bantamweight title bout in Melbourne on Nov. 15.