Hell no, she won't go.
Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino is not interested in reuniting with her old boss Scott Coker under the Bellator banner, even though the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion has introduced a women's 145-pound weight class.
That's because she's steadfast in her commitment to drop to bantamweight to fight Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 135-pound titleholder Ronda Rousey, according to a report from MMA Weekly. After news broke on Be read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was expected to send heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt into the headliner of its upcoming UFC Fight Night 52 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014.
Which is kind of hard to do if Hunt is no longer with the promotion. The "Super Samoan" has been tweeting that he stranded Roy Nelson in "The Land of the Rising Sun" -- not by choice -- after suddenly becoming "unemployed" ... and "it sucks."
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Anderson Silva can't wait to get back in the octagon, and asserts that he will be 100-percent when he faces Nick Diaz on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas. read news >>
The sport of mixed martial arts carries a 24-hour news cycle, and there appears to be something brewing with Mark Hunt's current employment status with the UFC.
While Monday was monopolized with the brawl between lightweight heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his upcoming challenger Daniel Cormier at a media day the promotion held in Las Vegas, Tuesday morning started off with something a bit more ambiguous as the "Super Samoan" launched a series of vague messages on Twitter. The New Zealand-bas read news >>
Traditionally, superfights are discussed in terms of dueling champions from separate weight classes, and, like all things with loose interpretations, people tend to get all freaking argumentative about it. Not so long ago, the superest superfight conceivable was UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, a couple of surhumans. With the onset of age and vulnerability -- as well as the reluctance of St-Pierre to bolt 170 -- "super" transferred to Silva an read news >>
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is petitioning to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6. The fact that the perennial contender is already booked for that championship bout is inconsequential, at least according to Rockhold in his recent comments to Bloody Elbow. That licensing is questionable. Is the fact that he cried supposed to make us feel sorry that he's been a lifelong cheater? He's pretty much a pathological liar. He should really consider taking up acting. M read news >>
UFC featherweight fighter Dustin Poirier joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his opinion on Ireland’s Conor McGregor, as well as the hype and starpower he has generated over the past year. Dustin Poirier is bitterly disappointed that fans are discussing a budding Irish talent instead of a proven WEC veteran for a potential featherweight title shot.
A longtime competitor in the UFC's featherweight division, Poirier has gone 8-2 since joining the promotion following the WEC merger, and read news >>
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UFC President Dana White is hopeful he’ll get Gina Carano signed next week. And when it happens, he plans to have her fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Jim Miller does not care for intricate game plans and elaborate schemes within the realm of combat. That's not to say the 30-year-old New Jersey native is some wild brawler with no technical skill, of course. You don't earn 18 fights (and counting) with the world's premier MMA organization and climb to the No. 7 spot in its rankings without a lot of that. He possesses the fighting acumen to defeat any 155-pound man on the planet, and this ability has led him to a 24-4 (one no-contest) record, to read news >>
In the year following his release from the UFC, featherweight Leonard “Bad Boy” Garcia has righted himself and become one of the best comeback stories in MMA. And he believes he'll one day return to the Octagon. read news >>