MMA

Placer County Fairgrounds to become Battleground as MMA returns

A mixed martial arts program was held at the Placer County Fair three years ago.John Javidan had a good time that night, so the fights are coming back.Huck’s Dawgs of War, in ...

Marinoble's fighter Griffin wins MMA welterweight pro belt

PLACERVILLE - Max Griffin waited three hours before it was his turn to step into the cage Saturday night and took just 52 seconds to win his first professional mixed martial arts c ...

Marinoble's fighter has the look of a champion

Dave Marinoble has had his experienced hands involved with some of the best-known mixed martial artists over the years — Uriah Faber, Scott Smith and James Irvin among them. ...

Saturday night’s all right for fighting

Mixed Martial Arts in Placer County may have found a home.Owner Tedd Williams and his Gladiator Challenge organization teamed up with Thunder Valley Casino Resort on Saturday night ...

Scale tips in favor of Roseville MMA school

Business has changed quickly for Jeff Baumann and Justin Phelps.Baumann, a lifelong Roseville resident and 1982 graduate of Roseville High School, and Phelps (Casa Roble, 2002) wil ...