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Holly Holm believes the UFC women’s bantamweight division would be better off when champion Ronda Rousey loses. Dominant champions can be a benefit and a curse for the promotion that features them. According to Holly Holm, women's MMA would benefit if champion Ronda Rousey was not presumed to be unbeatable. "I think it would benefit greatly," Holm told MMAFighting.com in a recent interview. "I think when you see one person do well or kind of bring down the No. 1, then everybody thinks, well if s read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Ronda Rousey has been a dominant champion since coming to the UFC two years ago. She has finished all four of her opponents in the organization in relatively easy fashion and left UFC president Dana White basically wondering who to put in there with her next. White joked on FOX Sports 1 after UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch on Saturday night that if Rousey destroys Cat Zingano at UFC 184, "she's gonna have to start fighting men." Obviously, that will not happen, but there is a scarcity of read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- UFC president Dana White says the promotion won’t make a dime off the Reebok deal, and all the money will go directly to the fighters. Fabricio Werdum, recently crowned UFC interim heavyweight champion, is excited about it. "Vai Cavalo", who scored a second-round knockout over Mark Hunt to win the UFC interim title in Mexico City in November, believes that the deal is good for the fighters, but only the ones ranked in the top 10 of the official UFC rankings. "It’s not 1 read news >>

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TEMECULA, Calif. -- Georgi Karakhanyan locked in a guillotine choke on Bubba Jenkins in the first round Friday night at Bellator 132 and it was tight. So tight that Jenkins didn't even have a chance to tap. He went unconscious. Karakhanyan yelled to referee Herb Dean that Jenkins was out. Dean checked Jenkins, but didn't pull Karakhanyan off for a submission win until precious seconds later. When he did and rolled over Jenkins onto his stomach, the knocked-out fighter's eyes rolled back in his h read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After announcing the return of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, the UFC seems poised for a legal battle with Bellator MMA. Is the ex-champ really worth it? And what will you have once you've won the services of MMA's most notoriously disgruntled employee? read news >>

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Both Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre are respected fighters in their own right. The two are former world champions and sport a long list of impressive accolades. However, Lesnar left mixed martial arts competition in 2011, citing his struggles with diverticulitis. In 2013, St-Pierre vacated the welterweight title that he held for six years, stating that he needed “some time off.” Recently, a great amount of speculation has surfaced regarding the return of both dominant athletes. Both combatan read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Most questions regarding whether fighters will benefit from UFC's landmark six-year contract with Reebok can't be answered until the deal is in play and fighters can make comparisons. But what appears to almost be a sure thing, is that Bellator, and its top fighters, will benefit by suddenly being the best option for the displaced UFC sponsorship dollars. It's way too early to know the ramifications of UFC's deal with Reebok. The deal announced on Tuesday essentially eliminates all other sponsor read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Cung Le’s fractured relationship with the Ultimate Fighting Championship may be beyond repair. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The champions and stars will do just fine, but it’s the rank-and-file fighters who may be getting the short end. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The champions and stars will do just fine, but it’s the rank-and-file fighters who may be getting the short end. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: MMA's favorite anti-hero is back and already talking trash - just not to opponent Anderson Silva. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: MMA's favorite anti-hero is back and already talking trash - just not to opponent Anderson Silva. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Titan FC is partnering up with Mobile Aerofest, a not-for-profit event to benefit wounded veterans, for a spring fight card. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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At first glance, it seems like a terrible idea. It was Sunday night, six days before the next event, and UFC officials wanted Charles Rosa to drop everything and come to Stockholm to fight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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