Posts Tagged Mixed martial arts

Lesnar marks WWE loyalty with main event at WrestleMania

In this Dec. 30, 2011, file photo, Brock Lesnar enters the ring before his UFC heavyweight mixed martial arts match against Alistair Overeem of the Netherlands in Las Vegas. Lesnar decided this week to spurn an MMA return where he ruled for years as the heavyweight champion of both the cage and pay-per-view buyrates and signed a multi-year extension with WWE. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

Brock Lesnar will keep his heavyweight championship defenses on the WWE Network.

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Ex-UFC champion Brock Lesnar finally rules out return to MMA

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar pauses for a photo after ruling out a return to mixed martial arts, ending three years of speculation about the biggest pay-per-view star in the sport's history, as he announced he had re-signed with WWE in an interview on ESPN's "SportsCenter," in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Lesnar tells The Associated Press he was in training for a UFC return as recently as last week despite his conflicted feelings about it. He finally decided to stick with professional wrestling only in the past two days. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar ruled out a return to mixed martial arts on Tuesday, ending three years of speculation about the biggest pay-per-view star in the sport’s history.

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MMA star Ronda Rousey joins lobbying effort in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lobbyists trying to make New York legalize mixed martial arts have brought their serious celebrity muscle in women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who’s in Albany between appearances on network television in Manhattan.

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