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Ronda Rousey has already let fans in on most of her many motivations. She mentioned another one Thursday night. In an interview on "Conan," Rousey said she is still affected by the fact that she only won the bronze medal for judo in the 2008 Summer Olympics and not the gold. The UFC women's bantamweight champion said she uses that going into fights. "I'm excited like it's the Olympic games," Rousey told Conan O'Brien about her UFC bouts. "I've been to two Olympics already, so every time I walk o read news >>

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TUF veteran "Gentleman" Josh Hill knows he's in his toughest test to date against Marlon Moraes, but he's ready to take the WSOF gold. read news >>

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Still need a reason to watch Rico Verhoeven vs Errol Zimmerman at Glory 19? How's this: part of the lineal Heavyweight crown is on the line. Get the details here. Fraser here, welcoming you to the latest installment in our ongoing series documenting the lineal title history in kickboxing. Thanks for reading - we hope you enjoy the series, and that you tune in to Spike tonight for Glory 19 and a lineal title fight. Take it away Matt! Hello there lineal title fans! As promised, we are back for Par read news >>

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Georgi Karakhanyan last appeared in Bellator back in 2011, and the reason he returns nearly four years later, at least in his mind, is because of what happened that night in Concho, Oklahoma. That was the night Karakhanyan got TKO’d by Patricio Freire at Bellator 37 in the featherweight tournament quarterfinal. In his five years of competing in cage fights to that point, he’d never been stopped before.Three years later, he says it’s all for the better. In his segment during "In Focus," the 29-ye read news >>

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2015 could be one of the best years in UFC history. With long-awaited returns and polarizing title fights on the docket, only injuries can knock the anticipated Octagon action off its tilt. Beyond that, the next 12 months could ultimately determine where legacies fall and superstars are born. From Irish sensations like Conor McGregor to popular strikers like Alexander Gustafsson, the pool of top contenders that are vying for their shot at gold is plentiful. Which of these belt-snatching dynamos read news >>

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Recent flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso will be Olympic gold medallist Henry Cejudo's next test in the UFC. Wrestling standout and Olympic gold medallist Henry Cejudo wanted to give flyweight another shot, and the UFC has given him that opportunity. After an impressive UFC debut at bantamweight, Cejudo has been booked to face former flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas on March 14th: #UFC185 adds flyweight bout between @ChrisCariasoMMA & Olympic gold medal read news >>

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Former flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso will take on Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo at UFC 185 “Pettis vs. Dos Anjos.” read news >>

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Conor McGregor will fight for the UFC gold in Ireland if he beats Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, but a fellow featherweight doesn’t think we’ll see "The Notorious" fighting for the 145-pound championship any time soon. With an 11-6 (and one no-contest) record under the UFC banner, Siver meets the Irish sensation in a five-round main event in Boston, and Brazilian veteran Thiago Tavares picks the underdog to win on Jan. 18. "First of all, I don’t think Conor deserves to fight for the title," read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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Tune in Thursday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. EST, for a special Knockout Radio LIVE from CES in Las Vegas with former UFC fighter Frank Trigg, Hardcore Pawn's Seth Gold, and insider Oliver Copp. read news >>

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Daniel Cormier has made a lot of smart choices during the extended lead-up to Saturday night's UFC 182 clash against Jon Jones. You could argue, in fact, that the undefeated former U.S. Olympic wrestling team captain has yet to make a wrong turn during his five-year MMA career. Certainly, Cormier's impressive amateur credentials had him set for success all along, but he's also been savvy and thoughtful enough to cop to a certain amount of cold, hard pragmatism. He was already 30 years old when h read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum has a shiny gold belt that tells him he's next in the UFC's heavyweight pecking order behind champion Cain Velasquez. Junior dos Santos has a UFC track record dating back to 2008 which makes the case he's the second-best heavyweight out there. So who has the stronger claim? Werdum, the UFC interim heavyweight champ, has won five straight fights and eight of his past nine. That nine-fight stretch includes his legendary submission win over Fedor Emelianenko, his dominant win over T read news >>

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Carla Esparza's 2014 may have felt long, but it also has to feel good. The former Invicta strawweight championship not only matriculated to the UFC by being the top-seeded cast member on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20, she won the show and in the process, became the first-ever UFC women's strawweight champion when she defeated Rose Namajunas at the TUF 20 Finale. "Life has just been pretty busy," Esparza told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. "I just actually drove in from Vegas a couple of read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares submitted Jon FItch in the main event by kneebar to retain the welterweight title, while Lance Palmer became the new WSOF featherweight champion after submitting Rick Glenn in the third round by rear-naked choke. Rousimar Palhares has taken yet another fighter's leg home for a trophy in his career. At World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, which took place last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) in Sacramento, Calif., the leg-lock assassin added the newest one to his mantle by submitting read news >>

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