Mixed Martial Arts

Charles Rowan (Booking Photo, Aug. 2013)

Cage Fighter In Death Hoax Says He Has Regrets

A mixed-martial arts fighter who faked his own death to evade a drug dealer, then re-emerged to violently rob a Michigan gun shop, says he wishes he had actually passed away.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2014

Charles Rowan (Booking Photo, Aug. 2013)

Cage Fighter In Death Hoax Gets Long Prison Term

A mixed-martial arts fighter who faked his death to evade a drug dealer has been sentenced for a robbery at a gun shop.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2013

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MMA Fighter Died Of Cardiac Arrhythmic Disorder

An autopsy has found that a Nigerian man who collapsed and died after a mixed martial arts match in Michigan was killed by cardiac arrhythmic disorder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

American C.B. Dollaway (L) fights with Brazilian Daniel Sarafian during the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) at Ibirapuera gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on January 20, 2013. (Credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mich. House OKs Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Rules

The Michigan House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved regulations for amateur mixed martial arts events, days after a 35-year-old man died after participating in a bout in Port Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

File photo of MMA fighters (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Authorities Await Cause Of Mich. Fighter’s Death

Authorities in Port Huron are awaiting lab test results to determine what caused the death of a 35-year-old man who collapsed after a mixed martial arts match.

04/08/2013

American C.B. Dollaway (L) fights with Brazilian Daniel Sarafian during the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) at Ibirapuera gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on January 20, 2013. (Credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Michigan, Others May Regulate Amateur MMA Fights

Michigan is among about a dozen states in which amateur MMA fights are legal but unregulated. That could soon change, however, as even lawmakers who recoil at the sport’s brutality see the wisdom in setting ground rules.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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Promoters: Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Faked Death

Two Michigan mixed martial arts promoters say they were shocked to learn that one of their fighters who supposedly died in a car wreck last month is very much alive.

CBS Detroit–03/22/2013

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