LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, challenger Lyoto Machida, women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and Urijah Faber all earned six-figure paydays on Saturday at UFC 175. Filed under: News, UFC more
The stars all came up big on Saturday night, as UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and former WEC standout Urijah Faber each pulled in six-figure paydays from their respective performances at UFC 175, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Fighting for the first time since defeating Anderson Silva in back-to-back contests, Weidman successfully defende more
Ronda Rousey's coach says the UFC Women's bantamweight champ should be top 3 pound-for-pound.
Ronda Rousey is clearly the best fighter in her division, having finished all ten of her opponents with not much resistance. She has an average fight time of about 2 and a half minutes, and has been a truly dominant force at bantamweight. No one can argue with Rousey's accomplishments in the Octagon, but how does she stack up against the achievements of the male fighters?
The question was asked to Edmon more
Few, if any, would argue Ronda Rousey isn't the top female fighter on the planet. While Cyborg Justino might take issue with the claim, Rousey is demonstrably more accomplished given her status as the UFC women's bantamweight champion.
Yet, the question remains, how does she stack up against the best of the men? According to Rousey's coach Edmond Tarverdyan, the answer is right at the top.
"Top three, for sure. Top three, yes," he told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. "Ronda finishes ever more
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is No. 9 in the UFC's official pound-for-pound rankings, but apparently that isn't good enough for her head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan. Speaking as a guest on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour last week (h/t MMA Fighting), Tarverdyan made the bold proclamation that the "Rowdy" one has proved she deserves to be ranked in elite territory with any male counterpart: "Top three, for sure. Top three, yes," he said when asked where Rousey ranks among active fight more
Ronda Rousey is just about to step in the cage with Alexis Davis, but on a recent episode of Yahoo Insder, the UFC women's bantamweight champ showed a little of her softer side... although not too much. more
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is just nine days away from her next title defense, but she admits it’s hard not to think about the fight after that – or even the one after that.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Ronda Rousey says she can beat any BJJ girl in the world, regardless of rules or weight class.
UFC champion Ronda Rousey is certainly no stranger to making bold statements about her skills. Whether it's flat out saying she will dominate her UFC opponents, to saying that under the right circumstances she can beat Cain Velasquez, it's just the type of confidence that some athletes have to have with themselves.
The former Olympic Judoka is set to face a BJJ black belt in Alexis Davis next, and as s more
But cautions that her idea of a "break" is probably much different than Georges St. Pierre's.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, has 12 fights in just under four years, dating back to her amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) debut in August 2010, and will have No. 13 in less than two weeks.
It's time for a break.
Even when "Rowdy" isn't fighting, she's keeping herself busy outside of combat sports. The Olympian has been tearing up the silver screen with more