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Bonnar comes through in the clutch

Bonnar comes through in the clutch

LAS VEGAS | With his back against the wall, Stephan Bonnar needed some fireworks on Independence Day eve -- perhaps just to keep his job.

July 05, 2010 8:00 pm Photos

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Munster native, MMA fighter Bonnar snaps three-fight skid

LAS VEGAS | Stephan Bonnar said he has pressure on him every fight. But Saturday, he faced the most crucial task yet in his Ultimate Fighting Championship career.

July 03, 2010 11:00 pm
Bonnar hits scales for UFC 116

Bonnar hits scales for UFC 116

LAS VEGAS | Munster native Stephan Bonnar was on target for his rematch with Krzysztof Soszynski at the weigh-ins for UFC 116 on Friday.

July 02, 2010 7:15 pm
Pressure's on Bonnar in rematch with Soszynski

Pressure's on Bonnar in rematch with Soszynski

The pressure is on for Munster native Stephan Bonnar, one of the most popular fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Bonnar has lost three straight, including a controversial technical knockout against Krzyzstof Soszynski in February.

July 02, 2010 5:15 am Photos

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Adaptation the name of the game for Lytle

It wouldn't be a stretch to call Chris Lytle the most exciting fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

July 02, 2010 12:00 am

Wineland TKOs Campuzano for third straight win

Eddie Wineland's goal is to keep racking up wins in World Extreme Cagefighting to get another crack at the bantamweight title he once held.

June 21, 2010 12:00 am
Chasing his belt, Wineland goes for third straight

Chasing his belt, Wineland goes for third straight

Eddie Wineland wants his belt back, and he knows that isn't going to be an easy task.

June 20, 2010 12:00 am
Día de Torres

Día de Torres

EAST CHICAGO | Para la mayoría de las personas, el obtener la llave de su ciudad natal sería la culminación del trabajo de toda una vida--el máximo honor.

June 16, 2010 12:00 am
E.C. hails mixed martial arts star

E.C. hails mixed martial arts star

EAST CHICAGO | For most people, getting the key to their hometown would be the culmination of their life's work -- the ultimate honor.

June 16, 2010 12:00 am
Portage's John Kolosci stuns Fioravanti at HFC 4

Portage's John Kolosci stuns Fioravanti at HFC 4

GARY | Mixed martial arts came to The Steel Yard in Gary for the first time Friday night with Hoosier Fight Club 4.

June 13, 2010 12:00 am
Fans flock to Steel Yard for its MMA debut

Fans flock to Steel Yard for its MMA debut

GARY | There were strikes aplenty at The Steel Yard on Friday night. But they weren't being delivered by the RailCats.

June 12, 2010 12:05 am Photos

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Kolosci ready for Steel Yard brawl

MERRILLVILLE | John Kolosci and Luigi Fioravanti have both seen the view from the top. Now they have to go through each other to expedite a trip back there.

June 11, 2010 12:00 am
Indiana's first female MMA promoter, Danielle Vale helps Hoosier Fight Club's early success

Indiana's first female MMA promoter, Danielle Vale helps Hoosier Fight Club's early success

Danielle Vale has seen this before, but slightly differently.

June 10, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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E.C. hails mixed martial arts star

E.C. hails mixed martial arts star

EAST CHICAGO | For most people, getting the key to their hometown would be the culmination of their life's work -- the ultimate honor. For mixed martial arts fighter Miguel Torres, his work has just begun.

June 05, 2010 12:05 am Photos

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Source: UFC coming to Indianapolis in September

LAS VEGAS | The state of Indiana passed mixed martial arts legislation in 2009 that went into effect Jan. 1. Now the state will play host to the world's largest MMA promotion.

May 28, 2010 8:00 pm

MMA star Torres to be honored by East Chicago

East Chicago native Miguel Torres, a former world champion mixed martial arts fighter, soon will add another honor to his resume.

May 20, 2010 12:00 am

Wineland's next bout scheduled for live TV

Eddie Wineland will get one of the things he's been hoping for in June.

April 24, 2010 10:03 am
MMA coming to The Steel Yard

MMA coming to The Steel Yard

GARY | Strikes of a different kind will come to The Steel Yard on June 11.

April 20, 2010 6:00 pm

Wineland-Valencia set for WEC 49 in Edmonton

Eddie Wineland will be gunning for his third straight World Extreme Cagefighting victory when he meets Charlie Valencia at WEC 49 on June 20 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

April 16, 2010 12:31 pm

The 82nd Academy Awards: Live Blogging the Oscars with MattE

The night has finally arrived – the 82nd annual Academy Awards. And for the first time, The Times and nwi.com will live blog during the pre-show and awards broadcast. So keep it here throughout the night for the Red Carpet insight and, of course, the awards show insight.

March 07, 2010 4:34 pm Related
The Oscar goes to ...: 2010 award predictions

The Oscar goes to ...: 2010 award predictions

While several of the major categories are considered to be locks this year, there are still a handful of tight races. And the omnipresent chance of upsets should still make this year's awards telecast exciting to watch.

March 07, 2010 12:05 am Photos

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Who will/should win at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards

Who will/should win at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards

An inside look at who will win on Sunday night at the 82nd Academy Awards but, more importantly, who SHOULD win.

March 05, 2010 7:00 pm
Countdown to the Oscars

Countdown to the Oscars

A journey through the Oscars leading up to Sunday's broadcast of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards.

March 05, 2010 8:48 am
Munster's Stephan Bonnar will contest UFC 110 loss

Munster's Stephan Bonnar will contest UFC 110 loss

Munster native Stephan Bonnar plans to contest the result of his Saturday loss at UFC 110 in Sydney, he told The Times on Tuesday.

February 24, 2010 12:00 am
Wanna see this year's Oscar nominees? Here's your guide!

Wanna see this year's Oscar nominees? Here's your guide!

With the Oscars just two days away, you still have a little time to play catch-up with the nominees! Here is a guide to where and how and when you can check out all the major-category nominees (we've taken out the smaller documentary and short films) for the 82nd Academy Awards.

February 02, 2010 9:00 am Related

Blogging the 82nd Academy Awards with MattE.

Tuesday morning, a little past 7:30 a.m. local time, we'll get to see the unveiling of this year's Oscar nominees. Tom Sherak, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Oscar-nominated actress Anne Hathaway will present this year's hopefuls.

January 31, 2010 10:45 am Related
Wineland beats Roop for second consecutive win

Wineland beats Roop for second consecutive win

It took Eddie Wineland three and a half years to taste victory again in the WEC, but once he did last October, he knew he wanted to stay there.

January 10, 2010 9:10 pm

Source: Sherk vs. Guida in works for March UFC Fight Night card in Denver

Two former UFC lightweight contenders looking to work their way back toward title shots will likely square off in March, The Times has learned.

January 09, 2010 3:15 pm

Saturday NFL Wild Card Playoff Picks

N.Y. Jets (9-7) at Cincinnati (10-6)

January 09, 2010 2:05 pm
Semerzier ready to test himself against the best

Semerzier ready to test himself against the best

Mackens Semerzier is tired of talking about his improbable upset of Wagnney Fabiano in October. But let's be real -- he's not that tired of it.

January 09, 2010 1:20 pm Photos

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Munster's Bonnar heading Down Under

Munster's Bonnar heading Down Under

Munster native Stephan Bonnar will return to action in February, and he'll do it Down Under. The Ultimate Fighting Championship officially announced on Friday a rumored bout between Bonnar and Krzysztof Soszynski for UFC 110 in Sydney, Australia.

January 09, 2010 12:05 am Related
Wineland ready for next test against 'giant' Roop

Wineland ready for next test against 'giant' Roop

When Eddie Wineland found out he was getting a new opponent for his fight this Sunday, he took to his Twitter account.

January 06, 2010 12:00 am Related

HFC 2: It's On! Live coverage from The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

HAMMOND, IND. | We're live at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., on the shores of Lake Michigan for Hoosier Fight Club's second show, HFC 2: It's On.

January 02, 2010 7:15 pm
'It's on' for Hoosier Fight Club's second show

'It's on' for Hoosier Fight Club's second show

Hoosier Fight Club takes its second crack at running a mixed martial arts promotion tonight with an 11-fight card.

January 01, 2010 8:00 pm Related
Torres' next test: Benavidez at WEC 47

Torres' next test: Benavidez at WEC 47

Miguel Torres tasted defeat for the first time in nearly six years when he was knocked out by Brian Bowles at WEC 42 in August. He almost immediately began preparing for the road back to the bantamweight title.

December 31, 2009 12:00 pm Related
Chesterton's Wineland has new opponent for WEC 46 bout

Chesterton's Wineland has new opponent for WEC 46 bout

Just 18 days before his scheduled fight at WEC 46 in Sacramento, Eddie Wineland has found himself scrambling to adjust to a new opponent.

December 23, 2009 7:35 pm Related

Source: Sherk off UFC 108 card with another injury

The injury bug continues to bite the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

December 17, 2009 5:20 pm

E.C. native Torres will get back to work in March in Columbus

East Chicago native and Hammond-based bantamweight Miguel Torres will start the climb back toward a title shot on March 6.

December 14, 2009 10:20 pm
Njokuani says no more wild man

Njokuani says no more wild man

LAS VEGAS | Anthony Njokuani is a long way from Africa. He's a long way from his breakdancing days, too.

December 14, 2009 5:45 pm Related
Mizugaki continues to push his limits

Mizugaki continues to push his limits

The air horn sounded and Takeya Mizugaki made his way back to his corner – battered, bruised, tired and, ultimately, not victorious.

December 14, 2009 5:05 pm Related

White: Interim heavyweight title possible should Lesnar need surgery

MEMPHIS | If UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar requires major surgery following his recent illness, the promotion will create an interim belt, president Dana White said Saturday following UFC 107 in Memphis.

December 13, 2009 12:40 am

Penn dominates Sanchez to retain lightweight title at UFC 107

MEMPHIS | Diego Sanchez believed Saturday night was his time to become the UFC lightweight champion. But once again, BJ Penn proved he belongs among the elite fighters in mixed martial arts history.

December 12, 2009 11:50 pm

Johnson excites at UFC 107 prelims

MEMPHIS | DaMarques Johnson stood and traded big shots with Edgar Garcia in the center of the Octagon at UFC 107 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis on Saturday night.

December 12, 2009 9:00 pm
14 of 22 fighters over weight for UFC 107

14 of 22 fighters over weight for UFC 107

MEMPHIS | Fighters hit the scale Friday for Saturday's UFC 107 event at the FedEx Forum in downtown Memphis. And the weigh-ins wound up being one of the odder ones of all time.

December 11, 2009 4:55 pm Related
Surging Sanchez: 'It's my time'

Surging Sanchez: 'It's my time'

MEMPHIS | Diego Sanchez figures it's been a long and arduous road to the top, and it just might be his time.

December 11, 2009 9:15 am Related

Mitrione gets his shot at the UFC

Season 10 of the UFC reality show "The Ultimate Fighter" was billed as the coming of Kimbo Slice.

December 05, 2009 12:00 am
Mitrione gets his shot at the UFC

Mitrione gets his shot at the UFC

Season 10 of the UFC reality show "The Ultimate Fighter" was billed as the coming of Kimbo Slice. But the Kimbo sizzle fizzled early in the season, and MMA fans had a new love-or-hate character to tune in for each week.

December 03, 2009 9:00 am Related

Massachusetts latest notch in MMA's belt

Mixed martial arts crossed another name off its list on Monday.

December 02, 2009 12:00 am
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