AP Stylebook adds MMA, Ultimate Fighting
Just got my AP Stylebook update . . . and they've added MMA and "ultimate fighting." They note that "ultimate fighting" is trademarked . . . I'm surprised it's not capitalized. Check out the styles.
Breathalyzer Trademarked name for a device to test blood alcohol level. Use a generic description if the brand is unknown.
high-five (n.), high-fived (v.)
mike (n.) Shortened form of microphone. Microphone preferred on first reference. Use miked, miking as the verb forms.
mixed martial arts Generic term for bouts featuring boxing, wrestling, taekwondo and judo. Don't use ultimate fighting, a registered trademark, unless the event is sanctioned by Ultimate Fighting Championship.
ultimate fighting A registered trademark. Use the generic term mixed martial arts for bouts featuring boxing, wrestling, taekwondo and judo. Ultimate Fighting Championship is acceptable for events sanctioned by that group.