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UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says that beating Bethe Correia in Brazil "would be the best way I could really feel like I've vindicated my friends, to go to her hometown and beat her in her hometown". The 135-pound contender welcomes "Rowdy" with open arms. At 3-0 under the UFC, including wins over Rousey’s teammates Jessamyn Duke and Shayna Baszler, Correia says that competing for the UFC gold in front of her countrymen would bring responsibility and pressure, and that’s exactly what s read news >>

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Douglas Lima was set to headline Bellator 134 in a welterweight title defense against Paul Daley on Feb. 27, but eventually withdrew from the card due to an infection. And that’s when everything started. Daley, who defeated Lima’s replacement Andre Santos via unanimous decision that night, told MMAFighting.com that the 170-pound champion used the injury as an excuse to run away from him. "It is an excuse for not being able to make weight in the time given to him and getting out of a beating," Da read news >>

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is so confident she can destroy undefeated 135-pound contender Bethe Correia, she's even willing to travel into enemy territory to get the job done. Straight-up Rocky IV style. Rousey (11-0), who obliterated Cat Zingano last weekend in Los Angeles, has been "demanding" a fight against the lippy Brazilian after the hot-headed "Pitbull" disposed of her fellow Horsewomen, then talked all kinds of smack about th read news >>

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MONTREAL – Thrust into the challenger role ahead of schedule, Kyoji Horiguchi insists he’ll be prepared to dethrone longtime UFC flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson when the two meet at UFC 186.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC's middleweight champion has a new management team. Chris Weidman has signed with Paradigm Sports Management for full-service representation, Weidman told MMAFighting.com. Within MMA, Paradigm represents the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping, Matt Mitrione and Tony Ferguson, among many others. "After visiting with their full staff and seeing their office in Orange County, California," Weidman stated, "it made it clear that this is a company who takes their business very seriously a read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin empathizes with Anderson Silva following his positive drug tests for PEDs. read news >>

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No woman has come close to defeating UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey thus far, and the undefeated superstar is of the mind that she could have similar success against the men. According to Luke Augustus of MailOnline, the 28-year-old titleholder revealed on The Dan Patrick Show that she could potentially defeat the men in UFC's bantamweight division. I'm not offended. I really don't think that's serious. I consider it a compliment that people will even consider it. I never say tha read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- UFC president Dana White butchered her name on multiple occasions during the Welcome to the Show press conference. That's nothing new for Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The UFC women's strawweight top contender said Americans won't have to worry about that intimidating collection of consonants for much longer. "Soon, they're gonna call me Joanna Champion," Jedrzejczyk told MMAFighting.com. The undefeated Jedrzejczyk (8-0) will challenge Carla Esparza for the women's 115-pound title in the co read news >>

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Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar talks about the importance of winning titles over "superfight" status. read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is looking to become the most dominant champion in lightweight history, and wants to be a a big PPV player for the UFC as well. Anthony Pettis is set to defend his UFC lightweight title for the second time in a few months when he meets Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC 185 on March 14th. Pettis has battled injuries for large chunks of his young career, but feels like he's healthy now and is working towards becoming one of the greatest lightweights read news >>

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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones discusses his failed drug test for cocaine metabolites and how he felt about the handling of the tests. read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has only defended his title once since taking it off Benson Henderson at UFC 164 in 2013, but he's already planning out his legacy in the division. "Me getting that belt was the first goal," Pettis told FOX Sports. "Now it's time to set this legacy in place and make sure people remember my name for a long time. When you look at the lightweight division, the biggest name that sticks out is B.J. Penn. He's an icon and he's been around a long time and he was read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones talks about his renewed interest in Cain Velasquez and the belief there was "foul play" regarding his positive drug test. read news >>

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The next challenger for GLORY middleweight champion Artem ‘The Lion’ Levin will be produced by a four-man “Middleweight Contender Tournament” at GLORY 20 DUBAI on Friday, April 3. Levin, who recently formed part of Nick Diaz’s training camp for his fight with Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva, will be keeping a close eye on the tournament. Two fighters in particular have his attention, but for very different reasons. Levin (50-4-1, 33 KO's) is from Kuzbass in Siberia, Russia but moved to San Diego, Ca read news >>

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