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Ronda Rousey is now officially the first woman to sign with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>
The UFC has officially announced that Ronda Rousey will defend her women's Bantamweight against Cat Zingano at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 3, 2015. It's on. It's official. It's definitely, totally happening. UFC president Dana White confirmed Ronda Rousey's next fight to Fox Sports 1's UFC Tonight last night. UFC 182 will be headlined by the much anticipated Light Heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Rousey vs. Zingano will be the co-main event. The 27-year-o read news >>
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Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is officially UFC bound.
Following a week's worth of reports about a potential deal, UFC President Dana White today confirmed the signing.
White confirmed the UFC deal, which is the first for a female fighter, today while a guest on "The Jim Rome Show" ahead of Saturday's UFC 154 event.
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Just a few years ago, UFC President Dana White said he never envisioned women's fighting ever happening in the Octagon, but now everything has officially changed forever. read news >>
So the heavier men, Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, get headlining duties. Ronda Rousey is without a doubt one of the biggest draws in mixed martial arts (MMA) today. So why is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion not headlining pay-per-view (PPV) events? Because she weighs a measly 135 pounds, according to company president Dana White. Before you get all riled up and start crying foul, dive in to see White's explanation to UFC's The Download. "It has nothing t read news >>
As far as UFC president Dana White is concerned, Ronda Rousey as a co-headliner is simply a technicality. Rousey's UFC women's bantamweight title defense against Cat Zingano will go on second-to-last at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb 28. The UFC middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort will headline the event. But White told UFC.com on Thursday that the reason for this is purely functional: When there is more than one title fight on a card, the lower weight class go read news >>
UFC 184 officially gained two massive championship bouts. At the event, which takes place Feb. 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Chris Weidman will look to defend his middleweight strap against Vitor Belfort, while women's bantamweight superstar Ronda Rousey will defend her title against Cat Zingano. UFC President Dana White confirmed the news Wednesday via Instagram. While Weidman vs. Belfort was already expected to go down in Los Angeles at UFC 184 (h/t MMAFighting.com), the addition of read news >>
The fight between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano now is official for UFC 182 on Jan. 3 in Las Vegas. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
It's all over but the shouting. UFC president Dana White on Friday guaranteed that Ronda Rousey would next defend her belt in January. read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Cat Zingano could meet Ronda Rousey for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, provided she can get past Amanda Nunes on Saturday at UFC 178.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
In his UFC 177 post-fight scrum, Dana White proclaimed there absolutely is a Ronda Rousey on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, which features strawweight women. read news >>