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Rousey told Jim Rome she fears the end of her fighting career more than anything else. Perhaps pro wrestling would be a perfect post-fighting transition for her. UFC women's Bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey recently told Jim Rome that she fears life after her fighting career ends more than anything else. "That's one big worry of mine," Rousey told the Jim Rome Show about retiring one day. "There's so many people out there that fight too long and I don't know how I'm going to deal with it. Because read news >>

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Good Ol' J.R. explains why he has no doubts about the eventual success of the WWE Network and UFC FightPass. The death of PPV is hardly a new topic in MMA discussion. Over the past few years, the it has become more and more difficult to ignore the troublesome - yet telling - trend stemming from the decline in PPV sales. The potential reasons behind this are plentiful, and certainly not mutually exclusive. The problems with PPV revenue could be seen as an indirect result of a fundamental market s read news >>

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Do ugly girls suck at fighting? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey has a new theory on why pretty girls are better at combat sports. Simply put, if you get punched in the face for a living, but don't have a mark on you, then you must be doing something right. "They're the ones that don't get hit," Rousey told Jim Rome. "If you think about it, if someone's all gnarled-up, and you're like 'Oh man, they've been through some battles', it's like yeah, t read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Good Ol’ JR reveals why he believes Brock Lesnar is capable of a UFC comeback in 2015. Although it has been over three years since we last saw Brock Lesnar inside the UFC octagon, Jim Ross is not one dismiss the possibility of the former champion's return to MMA. The legendary pro-wrestling announcer revealed that Lesnar's contract with WWE could run its course following WrestleMania 31 next March. He also added that, while Lesnar could make the decision to stay in wrestling, he does not rule ou read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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With apologies to Mr. Mike Goldberg, Mr. Joe Rogan, Mr. Jon Anik and Mr. Brian Stann, I have a new favorite mixed martial arts commentary team: Jim Ross and Chael Sonnen. Ross and Sonnen teamed up on Friday night, for the first time ever, to call the action from something called Battlegrounds: O.N.E. It was a clever pairing designed to create a buzz for an event that otherwise featured Cody McKenzie as the lead star. And while this is an appealing idea for those of us who enjoy terrible mixed ma read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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When the Tulsa-based Battleground group decided to try pay-per-view based on the concept of going back in time with an eight-man one-night tournament, it was an interesting concept, but former UFC owner Bob Meyrowitz had done the same thing years ago with the one-and-done YAMMA promotion, using fighters with more name value.So the hook for selling the show, for the first time in the history of MMA, was the announcers. It was the meeting of the minds between Jim Ross, the voice of the heyday of p read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Dominick Cruz, Jim Ross, Mike Dolce, Sammy The Squid.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Making the jump from pro wrestling to mixed martial arts broadcasting, Jim Ross hand-picked Chael Sonnen to partner in his debut. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Good Ol’ J.R. spoke with BloodyElbow.com about his anticipated MMA broadcasting debut at Battlegrounds MMA, as well as a variety of other topics including his potential return to boxing, It has been over a year since legendary wrestling commentator Jim Ross, known affectionately as J.R. by the majority of his fans, ended his contractual agreement with World Wrestling Entertainment. Many proclaimed that it would mark the end of a celebrated career that spanned four decades and survived a multitud read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Answering a phone call when you aren't sure who or what awaits on the other end can be a dicey proposition in the best of times. When you're Chael Sonnen, and life is a constant roller coaster ride of your own devising, that's especially true. But sometimes courage is rewarded. Sometimes you hit that green button and it's WWE legend Jim Ross on the other end with an intriguing offer from BattleGrounds MMA, a chance to join him in the announce booth for their inaugural pay-per-view this Friday. S read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Jim Ross is regarded by many as the greatest professional wrestling announcer to walk the earth. On Friday, he takes on a different beast when he calls Battlegrounds MMA 5 “O.N.E.” alongside Chael Sonnen. read news >>

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