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Ronda Rousey might have an opportunity to prove her point.
In a recent interview on The Great MMA Debate podcast, Rousey said "judo fighters that are good on the ground never really got the respect they deserved" and that she "can beat any BJJ girl in the world, gi or no-gi, any weight division, black belt all the way in any rule setting."
The current lightweight and open class jiu-jitsu world champion, Bia Mesquita heard her quotes and wants to challenge the UFC bantamweight champion.
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Because as the nutrition expert put it, fighters like Kelvin Gastelum are paying 20 percent to someone just to answer a phone call from Joe Silva, instead of paying the proper coaching staff which actually helps them prepare to win a fight. Kelvin Gastelum failed to make weight in his third trip to welterweight this past weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) prior to his fight against Nicholas Musoke at UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio, Texas.
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At the WSOF 11 weigh-ins, all 16 fighters taking part in Saturday night's WSOF 11 fights will step on the scale Friday morning, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell will have to make the lightweight limit of 155 pounds.The WSOF 11 weigh-in takes place at 11 a.m. ET, and the video is above.
Check out the WSOF 11 weigh-in results below.Main card (NBC at 4 p.m. ET)Justin Gaethje vs. Nick NewellJon Fitch vs. Dennis HallmanJZ Cavalcan more
At the UFC 175 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters taking part in Saturday night's UFC 175 fights will step on the scale Friday evening, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida will have to make the middleweight limit of 185 pounds.The UFC 175 weigh-in takes place at 7 p.m. ET at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, and the video is above.
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That was the theme in Las Vegas on Saturday night at UFC 175 from the top of the card, right on down to the bottom.
Title holders got the last laugh, with Ronda Rousey downing the No. 2 fighter to hush any whispers of doubt and Chris Weidman surviving a surge from Lyoto Machida to quell the Anderson Silva "fluke" questions.
But before the co-main events, the trend was birthed by rising contenders with everything on the line. Three names in particular stuck out (it may have been four more
Forget about champions.
How about the contenders that continuously put their careers on the line for just a shot at UFC gold?
Because there will always be a titleholder for each division, but there's not always going to be worthy challengers capable of pulling off the impossible.
That's why we need to cherish the fighters the sport currently has in place and marvel in the excellence that these warriors have forged throughout the past few years.
With that said, in regards to how entertaining and more