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Siler decisioned in MMA title bout

In Lowell. Mass. on Friday night, Ogden mixed martial arts professional featherweight Steven Siler was decisioned by Canadian Desmond Green over five rounds in a...

Guest Commentary

Interview with editor of early-LDS Council of 50 papers

The Council of 50, established in 1844 in Nauvoo, was Mormon prophet Joseph Smith’s vision of a theocratic government. It lasted for several decades, but was...


Ogden MMA pro Siler fights in televised bout

Ogden mixed martial arts professional Steven Siler fights one of the main bouts on a nationally televised MMA card Friday night in Lowell, Mass. At the Tsongas...


Neal, Thompson winners in MMA action

Friday night in Salt Lake City, Ogden’s Jon Neal successfully defended his SteelFist Utah 155-pound mixed martial arts championship with a quick stoppage of...

Guest Commentary

A national conversation on race is unlikely

After the non-in­dict­ments in Fer­gu­son, Mo., and New York City, and subsequent demon­stra­tions and occasional vi­o­lence, I...


Ogden's Neal to defend state MMA title

Friday night at the Rail Event Center in Salt Lake City Jon Neal, 6-0, will defend his SteelFist Utah lightweight title against Utahn Troy Dennison (6-3) in the...

Guest Commentary

'Feardom' looks at how power structure exploits fear

Connor Boyack leads the Libertas Institute, a Utah libertarian think tank. He’s written several books, including arguments on how LDS theology on agency is...


Top of Utah women's fight team are pioneers in MMA

It's a cold, rainy fall Saturday morning in the Top of Utah, but in a gym tucked between small businesses in Draper, there is activity in the ring. Two women are...

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