Ultimate Fighting Championship Ends a Long Odyssey to Legalization

Every time a state legalized the sport, Ratner colored it green on an oversized map of the United States that hung in his office in Las Vegas. By 2013, with Connecticut’s and South Dakota’s approval of mixed martial arts, only New York remained red on the map. Read more [...]

U.F.C.’s Big Daddy

Inside Johny Hendricks’s U.F.C. Title Fight Training Regimen - NYTimes.com HTTP/1.1 302 Found Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2014 04:01:15 GMT Server: Apache Set-Cookie: NYT-S=0MYzMgAvU2lLTDXrmvxADeHxfSkPxq2AprdeFz9JchiAIUFL2BEX5FWcV.Ynx4rkFI; expires=Tue, 29-Apr-2014 04:01:15 GMT; path=/; domain=.nytimes.com Location: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/25/sports/inside-johny-hendricks-ufc-title-fight-training-regimen.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=0 Content-Length: 0 Cneonction: close Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: Apache Cache-Control: no-cache Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8 Content-Length: 208150 Accept-Ranges: bytes Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2014 04:01:15 GMT X-Varnish: 2094999890 Age: 0 Via: 1.1 varnish Connection: keep-alive X-Cache: MISS Sections Home Search Skip to content Skip to navigation Sports | U.F.C.’s Big Daddy http://nyti.ms/1gk9S13 See next articles See previous articles Sports U.F.C.’s Big Daddy Continue reading the main story Slide Show View slide show | 20 Photos A Fighter’s Training Pays Off A Fighter’s Training Pays Off Credit Cooper Neill for The New York Times Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Most Saturdays, you can find Johny Hendricks spending time with his wife and three young daughters, playing golf or hunting. Read more [...]

Leaving the Cage to Crash the Multiplex

In the fall of 2006 Ken Chamitoff was traveling around the United States for his company, which takes photographs at martial arts studios. In Bellingham, Wash., about halfway through a three-and-a-half-month stint on the road, the unending days of being away from his family and living in hotel rooms got to him. Read more [...]