It looks as if Ronda Rousey will be on the shelf for the immediate future. In addition to the nine stitches she received on her right hand, the UFC's women's bantamweight champion also suffered a broken right thumb sometime during her 16-second starching of Alexis Davis in UFC 175's co-main event.
MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani confirmed the news on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight. Rousey is expected to require neither a cast nor surgery to repair the broken digit.
As anticipated, Rousey is more
Weigh-ins for next week's "UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller" are set for Tuesday, July 15, at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. As usual, the weigh-in event for the card will be free and open to the public with fighters hitting the scale at 4 p.m. ET. more
Between Holly Holm, Invicta FC, and now Gina Carano, there has never been a better time to be a fan of women's MMA.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has been teasing the return of former face of women's mixed martial arts (MMA), Gina Carano, for several months. And while talks "stalled" as recently as last week, it sounds like they've started again.
In a big way.
Not long after the promotion inked a new deal with undefeated former boxer Holly Holm (more on that here), Wh more
Expect to see Gina Carano added to the UFC's roster by the end of next week. According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC President Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will meet with Carano next week in Los Angeles, and a deal is expected to be made on the spot. Add this to the UFC's recent signing of undefeated striking phenom Holly Holm, and it's clear that the organization is committed to shining a spotlight on women's MMA moving forward.
"One down, one to go," White told ESPN. "I'm going to meet w more
Fresh off of signing undefeated mixed martial artist and 18-time world boxing champion Holly Holm, the UFC turns its attention to inking a deal with former Strikeforce champion Gina Carano. more
Dana White seems confident that Gina Carano will sign a UFC contract next week and will face Ronda Rousey in an immediate title shot, possibly as soon as December.
Gina Carano potentially signing a UFC deal has been one of the most oft reported stories of 2014. UFC president Dana White has said that they are in negotiations with Carano's team, the negotiations fall apart, Carano goes on late night talk shows and discusses the potential of a deal, nothing happens and so on.
But, unlike the simila more
Leslie Smith joins the latest episode of Majority Draw Radio, and the guys discuss Daniel Cormier stepping in against Jon Jones, Nick Diaz's return, and more! more
Some of MMA’s most seminal fights have taken place on Katella Avenue in Orange County. The Honda Center, which sits three miles from Disneyland, was the venue for the UFC’s foray onto national broadcast television, when Junior dos Santos knocked out Cain Velasquez in 64 seconds to win the heavyweight belt on FOX. At UFC 157, Ronda Rousey both debuted the women’s bantamweight belt and defended it against Liz Carmouche. Not only did Rousey begin to transcend the fight game in Anaheim, but Carmouch more
One of the sport's brightest prospects takes on one of Japan's most decorated champions.
I guess he got tired of waiting for Nate Diaz to answer the phone.
Undefeated 155-pound sensation Myles Jury has been paired off against former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi for the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014.
FOX Sports reported the pending match up on Wednesday more