Fighting

Lansing Area Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Know The Impact Of Strong Coaching And Preparation

May 25, 2021
MMA
Darin Baydoun

EAST LANSING, Mich.- The fighters are normally the marquee stars in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).

Lansing MMA Fighter Mando Gutierrez Has No Doubts Following First Loss

Apr 12, 2021
UFC
Mando Gutierrez

Gutirrez looks to bounce back from loss, plus training and bouts hampered by pandemic.

Michigan State Mixed Martial Arts Club Fights For Post-COVID Success

Feb 24, 2021
MMA
Alex Shimoon

The student-run club has struggled during the COVID-19 shutdown of campus activities, but the love of the sport still burns.

Local MMA Fighter Armando “El Toro” Gutierrez Looks To Reach The Sport’s Highest Levels

Jan 4, 2021
UFC
Armando Gutierrez

Gutierrez, who also works as a local barber, has found a home in Lansing and as a MMA fighter on the verge of stardom. 

New Gym In East Lansing Attracts Michigan State Students To Boxing

Feb 11, 2020
Boxing
Catherine Brooks

TITLE Boxing, which opened in November 2019, is finding a following from MSU students wanting a good workout and stress relief.

Maxim Dadashev
Flickr / World Series Boxing

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day, we discuss the death of 28-year-old boxer Maxim Dadashev, who collapsed as he was leaving the ring after his 11 round defeat to Subriel Matias this past weekend. He was taken to the University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly for bain surgery. On Tuesday he died from his injuries. 


Mixed Martial Arts Attracts a Global Following, Leading to Interest in Competing in Lansing Area

Nov 8, 2018
Martial Arts
Michael Duke

MMA, thanks to the UFC’s reach, is bringing fans to local martial arts gym to train. But the experts are wary of using martial arts training to become a cage fighter. MMA, thanks to the UFC’s reach, is bringing fans to local martial arts.

"Let's Get Ready for Sparty!!!"

Dec 17, 2015
ITV

His name is synonymous with the sports of boxing and professional wrestling. Born and raised in Philly, Michael Buffer began his ring announcing career in 1982 and by 1984 he developed the catchphrase "Let's Get Ready to Rumble!!!" which gained enormous popularity.