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1 handed MMA fighter looks for championship win

1 handed MMA fighter looks for championship win

Nick Newell, right, battles Keon Caldwell in the World Series of Fighting at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. Newell was born with a shortened left arm that ends just below the elbow. He hasn't let that stop him from chasing an MMA career.

July 03, 2014 4:05 pm
One-handed MMA fighter Newell looks for championship win

One-handed MMA fighter Newell looks for championship win

Nick Newell wants MMA fans to see him as a talented fighter, one skilled enough to fight for a championship and headline a nationally televised card.

July 03, 2014 4:05 pm

Shockley latest Duneland Vale Tudo fighter to reach UFC

The Duneland Vale Tudo mixed martial arts team in Hobart has graduated another fighter to the sport's elite level.

May 17, 2014 6:45 pm
Calumet Memorial Park District honors martial arts instructors

Calumet Memorial Park District honors martial arts instructors

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District celebrated 35 years of their Wado-Ki Karate program by surprising instructors Roger and Dotty Jerome with an award during their class on Dec. 4.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
Calumet Memorial Park District honors martial arts instructors

Calumet Memorial Park District honors martial arts instructors

Pictured with Senseis Dotty and Roger Jerome are Park District Commissioners James Gigliotti, Nyota Figgs and President Stan Miller, along with pupils.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
J.K.A Indiana sensei remains true to martial art tradition

J.K.A Indiana sensei remains true to martial art tradition

PORTAGE | Don't let Anthony Milevsky's age, which is 71, and size -- about 140 pounds -- fool you. He can whip you like creamed butter.

April 05, 2013 6:45 pm

Wineland, Elkins book biggest fights of their careers

A pair of Northwest Indiana's most successful MMA fighters have the biggest opportunities of their careers right in front of them.

March 20, 2013 6:45 pm

Arts center resumes weekend classes

HAMMOND | CBK Performing Arts Centre Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization, has resumed classes following a holiday break.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am
Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer team into semifinals

Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer team into semifinals

LONDON | Abby Wambach slid into a pass in the 27th minute to knock home her fourth goal of the tournament and then celebrated with a cartwheel in the United States' 2-0 win over New Zealand in the women's soccer quarterfinals Friday.

August 03, 2012 6:44 pm
Harrison captures first U.S. judo gold

Harrison captures first U.S. judo gold

LONDON | Kayla Harrison tried to keep it together. Once the national anthem started, so did the tears.

August 02, 2012 6:51 pm
Hancock wins 2nd consecutive skeet title

Hancock wins 2nd consecutive skeet title

LONDON | Vincent Hancock is putting together quite the Olympic resume.

July 31, 2012 5:56 pm
Serena Williams opens Olympics with easy win

Serena Williams opens Olympics with easy win

LONDON | Wimbledon champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams each won their opening matches Saturday — one struggled, one didn't.

July 28, 2012 6:12 pm
Martial arts instructor celebrates 30 years of teaching

Martial arts instructor celebrates 30 years of teaching

Griffith resident Richard Hansen is celebrating 30 years of teaching martial arts this month.

April 19, 2012 12:00 am

Emerson off HFC 8 card, UFC vet Nover in

Hoosier Fight Club lost one Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran from its next card, so the promotion just went out and got another one to fill in.

July 17, 2011 6:45 pm
Munster's Stephan Bonnar on career outside the MMA cage: 'I'm not going anywhere'

Munster's Stephan Bonnar on career outside the MMA cage: 'I'm not going anywhere'

In a sport as unpredictable as mixed martial arts, careers rise and fall quickly.

June 16, 2011 10:00 pm
Wisniewski dominates Wilson at HFC 7

Wisniewski dominates Wilson at HFC 7

VALPARAISO | For Keith Wisniewski, now the waiting game begins.

April 10, 2011 6:30 pm Photos

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Urijah Faber grinds out decision win over Eddie Wineland at UFC 128

NEWARK, N.J. | Urijah Faber was hoping to use his wrestling as an edge against Eddie Wineland on Saturday. It took him a while to warm up, but ultimately his wrestling paid off.

March 19, 2011 9:45 pm
Westville's Eddie Wineland on weight for UFC 128 against Urijah Faber

Westville's Eddie Wineland on weight for UFC 128 against Urijah Faber

NEWARK, N.J. | Eddie Wineland's wait is over, and underdog status won't mean much when the cage door closes.

March 18, 2011 5:30 pm Photos

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Westville's Eddie Wineland on weight for UFC 128 against Urijah Faber

Westville's Eddie Wineland on weight for UFC 128 against Urijah Faber

NEWARK, N.J. | Eddie Wineland's wait is over, and underdog status won't mean much when the cage door closes.

March 18, 2011 5:30 pm Photos

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Big fights on horizon for region MMA standouts

Big fights on horizon for region MMA standouts

It's a pretty good time to be a mixed martial arts fighter in the region.

March 02, 2011 10:00 pm
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