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In honor of “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey’s latest first-round finish over Cat Zingano at UFC 184 and thanks to the gang at FightMetric, here are the top 10 active fighters boasting the shortest average fight time read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Matt Brown was accused of assaulting his former Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach, Rodrigo Botti, following an argument that allegedly turned violent back on Feb. 3 at the Ohio Combat Club in Columbus, Ohio (details). Turns out it was a bunch of bullshit. "Yeah, he straight lied," Brown told MMAjunkie. "Not even wrong, just straight lied with some of the stuff that he said in public. I don't want my name out being out there and everybody thinking I'm som read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight, Renzo Gracie, was sentenced to 10 to 15 days of community service for his involvement in a brawl outside a New York City nightclub (watch video here) in May 2014. This, after the mixed martial arts (MMA) pioneer agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge, according to New York Post. The "calculated" attack resulted in a broken arm for Craig Molesphini, a member of the 1Oak nightclub security team and the target of Gracie and h read news >>

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Bellator is trying to stop Quinton Jackson from fighting Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186, but the Brazilian brawler is hoping it fails. Bellator announced on Monday that they have filed a lawsuit in the Chancery Division of the Superior Court in Burlington County, N.J., demanding that Jackson completes the three fights left on his six-fight deal with the promotion. After leaving the UFC in 2013, the former champion went 3-0 under the Bellator banner with wins over Joey Beltran, Christian M’Pumbu and read news >>

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Hopefully he doesn't give himself cancer. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva failed his UFC 183 drug test for steroids -- among other things -- and has been temporarily suspended by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) pending a disciplinary hearing. As for his reputation? That may go up in smoke, along with his unanimous decision win over Nick Diaz. That's because "The Spider" may have a difficult time convincing fans that his recent bust for per read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) site coordinator Burt Watson, also known as the "babysitter to the stars," shocked the mixed martial arts (MMA) community earlier this week when he announced he was leaving the ZUFFA family after 14 years of dedicated service. Get the initial report here. Not long after he was gone, reports began surfacing on Twitter (via Front Row Brian) that Watson threw in the towel after a run-in with the Ronda Rousey entourage at UFC 184. Not because he was gettin read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the "Lone Star State" with a championship doubleheader as the UFC 185: "Pettis vs. Dos Anjos" pay-per-view (PPV) event is set to blow the roof off the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Sat., March 14, 2015. Everyone has been talking about the star-studded UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) line up, but don't sleep on UFC 185. That's because the stacked mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card will feature a lightweight championship bout between dyna read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, who defends his title later this month against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, is not content to simply rule the roost at 155 pounds. He wants to be the best eva. That means to that end is becoming the next BJ Penn, since "The Prodigy" is widely-considered to be one of the finest lightweights to ever compete, which may have been even more impressive had he stayed put instead of choosing to dabble in other weight classes. "Sho read news >>

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Benjamin Smith has plans to be fighting for the UFC in 2015, but he first wants to capture the RFA welterweight championship on Friday night. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently released an extended video preview for its upcoming UFC 185: "Pettis vs. Dos Anjos" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is set to go down inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on March 14, 2015. The stacked mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card will feature a lightweight championship bout between reigning division kingpin Anthony Pettis and bomb-dropping Brazilian powerhouse Rafael dos Anjos, both prominently featured in the embedded video pres read news >>

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In the wake of her victory over Cat Zingano at UFC 184, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is being heralded as this generation's Mike Tyson. In fact, it's gone as far as UFC commentator Joe Rogan saying it's possible Rousey could defeat half of the men's bantamweight division. As it turns out, online betting sportsbook Bovada believes that's something worth betting on. Despite the fact that male vs. female bouts are illegal in any regulated territory UFC visits or the seeming imposs read news >>

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You already saw the video of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey parading around in her swimsuit for Sports Illustrated. If you didn't, then click here to find out what you missed. For the rest of you, the gang at SI has now released a special behind-the-scenes look at "Rowdy" as she -- along with tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki -- gets down to her bare essentials inside a rough-and-tumble beach cottage (click here for the full photos gallery). Not too s read news >>

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World Series of Fighting 20 has a new main event. Thiago Silva will take on Matt Hamill in a rematch that will act as the WSOF 20 headliner April 10 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, WSOF president Ray Sefo told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday. The bout will be a semifinal in the WSOF light heavyweight title tournament. Vinny Magalhaes was initially supposed to face Hamill, but according to WSOF there are issues with his contract. Magalhaes is currently the Titan FC light heav read news >>

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Football players fighting women? Probably not the best thing to be talking about considering what went down with Ray Rice last September (even though it doesn't intimidate "Rowdy"). If none of the women in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight division can hand Ronda Rousey her first loss inside the Octagon, then perhaps a 225-pound former NFL wide receiver can. That man is ex-Dallas Cowboy Jesse Holley, who spoke to 105.3 THE FAN and declared that he could defeat the 135-pound c read news >>

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